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CAMINO DE SANTIAGO WHAT TO BRING?

When deciding what material to take to do the Camino, there are probably as many different opinions as there are pilgrims. The list that follows is not intended to be definitive, but rather a simple base that each traveler must adapt to their particular needs and circumstances.

This list has been drawn up after consulting former pilgrims and experts in sports equipment. For more information, we recommend that you consult your nearest sports equipment store.

  • A 30-40 liter backpack with backpack cover.
  • Light sleeping bag 500-800 gr.
  • 2 trekking poles, or the traditional wooden stick (staff).
  • Waterproof half-round boots or trekking shoes, or trekking sandals if the Camino is done in summer. It is important that they are larger than usual, and that we start using them at least two months before doing the Camino.
  • Light sandals for rest and shelters.
  • Waterproof and breathable jacket and pants (Gore-tex or similar), or long poncho.
  • Fleece jacket.
  • 1 or 2 long quick-drying trekking pants.
  • 1 Shorts and/or swimsuit.
  • 2 or 3 breathable short-sleeved shirts.
  • 1 Breathable long-sleeved T-shirt.
  • 3 Pairs of high quality and breathable socks.
  • Fine gloves.
  • 3 changes of underwear
  • Cap or hat for the sun.
  • Sunglasses (category 3 or higher).
  • Flashlight and spare batteries.
  • Canteen or hydration bag from 0,5 to 1,5 liters.
  • High factor sun cream (greater than FP 30) and lip protection stick.
  • Light towel and minimal toiletries.
  • Small laundry soap
  • 3 or 4 clothespins (or safety pins).
  • Utility knife.
  • Needle and thread.
  • Small waterproof bag for documentation and money.
  • Small individual first aid kit, only personal items. (Compeed essential).
  • Plug adapter, if the traveler is from outside Europe.
  • Earplugs, in case you are going to spend the night in a hostel with other pilgrims.
  • Pilgrim's credential and guide-map of the Camino.
  • Documentation and health card.