There are five sections, providing a gradual introduction to the Way of St. James.
‘Discover’ is the motivational area of the portal, inviting you to dream, to consider doing the pilgrimage. It provides an introduction to the Camino, starting with its origins and winning you over with the stories of other people who have completed the route, offering gentle encouragement to undertake the journey in the company of the global Way of St. James network.
‘Get Ready’ acts as a guide with tips and recommendations for the preparations necessary for the pilgrimage: personal, equipment and technology.
When the times comes for planning, ‘Plan Your Trip’ allows you to choose from among the different itineraries, offering both default selections and, for the more daring, the option of creating your own personalized route, choosing the stages you want to complete. You will also find general information about the different sections and places of interest along the route.
‘On the Way’ shows the route itineraries to follow, based on the plan you have designed, estimating the duration and distance to be travelled. It also provides useful tips and recommendations at the start of each stage, depending on how you have organized the route, including weather information and real-time hostel occupancy levels (coming soon).
You can also get details about accommodation options, restaurants and cafés, information points, places of interest, tourist services and transport.
Lastly, ‘The Journey Continues’ offers a selection of the many options Santiago has to offer once you have completed the route: sample the cuisine, visit the city’s most iconic locations and relax after your adventure...