Do the Camino de Santiago in a month / 30 days

Doing the Camino de Santiago for so many days is a great challenge and involves a very high physical effort. It is always best to be well prepared for the occasion.

Camino de Santiago

Camino de Santiago

The Camino de Santiago is an experience and more and more people want to embark on this adventure. Most pilgrims choose shorter routes or those that take a more affordable time due to the physical level it implies and even the daily obligations that do not allow them to spend more time. However, there are some people who want to make the Camino de Santiago a challenge and venture to do it for a whole month.

Spending so much time doing the Camino de Santiago may sound somewhat crazy, but if you plan well it can be a success, as well as a unique and extraordinary experience.

Previous training needed to do the Camino in 30 days

Doing the Camino de Santiago for so many days is a great challenge and involves a very high physical effort to face. A previous training is essential so that we can finish each stage in a relatively comfortable way and that we do not collapse at any point of our journey.

A person who wants to spend so much time on the Camino de Santiago, has to have the body accustomed to daily exercise. Walking periodically several months before leaving for the Camino de Santiago is the best way to train the body. At the beginning you can make shorter stretches and gradually increase the kilometers traveled daily to reach 25-30 kilometers per day you need to walk during the Camino.

It is also recommended to walk with the footwear and backpack that will be used to adapt to them and especially, taking into account that we will have to carry them with them for so long.

The backpack and everything necessary for the journey

One of the most important points to be able to make the Camino de Santiago in a pleasant way is to choose a good backpack. There are some points that the backpacks to make the Camino de Santiago have to have. We must think about the capacity that we really need for so many days, if we need more or less depending on the season of the year in which we find ourselves, that distribute the weight well or that have a breathable fabric to avoid excessive sweating, among other things.

Once the backpack is chosen, it must be filled with a head, with things that are really necessary and always following the 10% rule. We will have to carry her on our backs for many days and that is why the more we can ration, without neglecting comfort and hygiene, the more pleasant we will be to walk with her.

We must also be aware that we will be walking for a month until we reach the Cathedral of Santiago and that is why we have to choose a comfortable shoe for the Camino, and that the experience does not ruin us. They do not have to be very new or very used, but they do have to be comfortable to go through each stage with him.

Marcador del Camino de Santiago

Marcador del Camino de Santiago

Choose the most convenient route

In general, there are different routes that can be chosen when making the Camino de Santiago, but we must take into account some factors when choosing which one is best for us. For example, doing the Camino de Santiago along the Vía de la Plata will be much more complicated and dangerous if we do it in the middle of summer as well as doing it on the Northern Road during the winter months. You also have to think that some routes are more demanding than others and that the number of kilometers is not always a good indicator when choosing where to start.

These options are the most traveled by pilgrims who enter the adventure of traveling the Camino de Santiago for about a month. Similarly, the time needed to complete the entire trip to Santiago will depend on the physical condition of each person, the weather conditions and whether they will spend time doing tourism or will be dedicated to specifically completing the stages and Get to Santiago.


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