Camino Resources

Looking for Camino resources to help plan your holiday?

camino resourcesCamino de Santiago Guidebooks & Apps

There are nearly as many books about the Camino as there are kilometers of it! Here- is a list and brief description of some of the more popular and useful ones. We… Read More

Camino de Santiago Maps & Courses

For anyone contemplating walking the Camino independently taking a course before you go is recommended as a worthwhile investment that can ensure you are adequately… Read More

Travel to and from the Camino

Wanting to know which flights go where, what train to catch to get you to the start of your chosen Camino route or how to get to your next destination. Read more…

Camino de Santiago Websites

A variety of Camino website links including Camino de Santiago weather resources, organisations, guides, maps, forums and much more ….

The Australian Friends of the Camino

A great informative website with lots of good articles written by members on various aspects of the Camino experience.

http://www.afotc.org/

The Confraternity of St. James is based in the UK and has an exc ellent forum that cover many aspects of the camino experience.

http://www.csj.org.uk/planning-your-pilgrimage/faq/

Pilgrims in Sydney: a support group for the Camino de Santiago

http://www.pilgrimsinsydney.org/

A comprehensive and broad ranging forum about the camino, covering many topics with many thousands of posts from members who have walked it and ‘newbies':

Camino Forum

https://www.caminodesantiago.me/

 

Catholic mission Pilgrimage

Catholic Mission organise a 20-day pilgrimage. Leon to Santiago. Catholic Mission offers a Camino—walking the way of St James—in the spirit of ancient Christian pilgrimage. Catholic Mission’s pilgrimage balances walking with times for silence, personal reflection, and prayer, in the companionship of a small group, led by an experienced, multi-lingual guide.

http://www.catholicmission.org.au/educationformation/immersions/immersion-camino

The Australian Camino

A local pilgrimage route from Portland, Victoria to Penola, South Australia.  It is inspired by the life and journeys of Australia’s Saint Mary of the Cross MacKillop:

 

Camino Meet up group Melbourne:

Camino Community in Melbourne

Melbourne, AU
121 Pelegrinos

This is a meet-up group for people interested in sharing about their experiences at the Camino de Santiago (Spain.) It is also for people who are planning to take the pilgrima…

Next Meetup

Camino Community in Melbourne (October 2016 Gathering)

Friday, Oct 28, 2016, 7:00 PM
5 Attending

Check out this Meetup Group →

Camino connection meet up group Brisbane.

http://www.meetup.com/en-AU/Brisbane-Camino-Pilgrims/events/232839890/

Gear outfitters for the Camino

Two recommended outfitters in Sydney and Melbourne who can help advise you on suitable lightweight gear for your Camino Walk….

Trek and Travel, Sydney

These guys are walking focused experts who ‘walk the talk’ and lead treks themselves. One of their staff Alamis has not only walked the Camino but produced a book and guide to the Camino as well.

447 Kent St. Sydney NSW 2000

(02) 9261 3435

https://www.trekandtravel.com.au 

Backpacking light, Melbourne

backpacking light staff are also ardent outdoor enthusiasts who as the name suggest carry a great range of lightweight gear they can advise on for your Camino adventure. Look for the Camino Scallop shell outside their shop off Little Bourke st!

29 Somerset Place

Melbourne, Australia

Call (03) 9670 5144

http://backpackinglight.com.au/

Pilgrim Supplies

A good place to buy your Camino scallop shell, T-shirt or other souvenier of the Camino before you go or when you come back. The proceeds from these sales apparently go to fund the travel of the owner who provides voluntary first aid on the camino to walkers who need it:

http://stores.ebay.com.au/pilgrimsupplies/

In the news – recent articles and online resources

http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-09-12/lifestyle/42004938_1_camino-de-santiago-pilgrims-wildflowers

http://travel.nationalgeographic.com.au/travel/international-foods/spanish-brunch-camino-de-santiago/

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/article-2159915/Walk-lifetime-Why-epic-Camino-trail-Spain-route-true-happiness.html

http://www.outsideonline.com/adventure-travel/europe/spain/Walking-the-Camino-de-Santiago-A-Beginners-Guide.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k96exTLtz6A

Camino Blogs

Ozviking: www.ozvikingcamino.wordpress.com/