When to do the Camino de Santiago?

Are you considering doing the Camino de Santiago and do not know what season is the best? It will depend on how prepared you are for the most adverse weather conditions, on the difficulty you are willing to face and, of course, on the Camino de Santiago you choose.

You can do the Camino at any time of the year taking into account these elements. Some routes may not be the most suitable for certain temperatures. That is why we want to give you some advice so that no matter which one you choose, your experience is unforgettable.

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The best season to do the Camino

Choosing the right time of the year to do the Camino de Santiago is another of the most important decisions that we will have to make before starting this experience. We are going to walk for hours and several days, so whether we prefer winter or summer, we must be prepared for possible inclement weather.

So, what season is the best to do the Camino? There are really no seasons better than others to do the Way of Saint James since it will also depend on the path you choose. The important thing is that you take into account what factors influence when choosing one or another season, since there will be advantages and disadvantages in all of them. If you are well prepared and know what you are going to find, you can enjoy your Way to Compostela both during summer or winter.

When it comes to the Camino of Santiago, we will basically find the same seasons as in any other touristic trip in Spain: