Some of my greatest moments in life have been walking pilgrim roads and long distance hiking trails. The most memorable ones are:


Are you considering walking a camino? If yes, I can recommend these sites:

Good travel guides for the Vía de la Plata are:

Inspirational travel reports:

Must-have apps:

  • PocketEarth – One of the best navigation apps for hikers, in the pro version you can download topographical maps for offline use and import GPX routes from the camino, for example.
  • Vía de la Plata – The best app in English with up-to-date information about the Vía de la Plata and Camino Salabrés.
  • Camino – Extensive Spanish-language app with up-to-date information about all camino routes
  • Buenkmino – Handy English language app for the most popular camino routes (not for the Vía de la Plata).