Camino de Santiago with children

Camino de Santiago with children

There are many people who want to do the Camino de Santiago organized with children, the whole family together walking towards Santiago de Compostela. An opportunity to get to know each other even better in a different environment and with a common goal. In many cases the children will be minors and they want to enjoy this magnificent experience with their parents.

Effort, generosity, fun, respect for nature and love will be our travel companions on this Camino de Santiago as a family. Values ​​and feelings will emerge on the road with greater intensity and in a more concentrated period of time than what happens in our daily routine. So we will be facing a beautiful test to help the entire family evolve and unite more emotional ties.

More time together in nature, away from routine and workloads will be the best reward for everyone !!


If you have read our frequently asked questions, we always say that there is no age to do the Camino de Santiago, although really an advisable age would be 3 years, since younger children require more attention for their parents: bottles, changing diapers ... it can make the Camino even more exhausting. Although the child is already walking and at least up to 6 years of age, it would be advisable for you to be accompanied by a cart with mountain wheels for when the child is tired.


The first question that parents ask us before starting the organization of the trip to the Camino de Santiago with children, is whether their children will be able to walk the kilometers of each of the different stages. And we always answer that, contrary to what parents believe, it often happens that children walk much better and without complaining of fatigue, unlike many adults. Obviously each child is different, and they can get tired. Therefore, on your Camino de Santiago as a family, at all times from the start of your trip to the end of it, you will have our care and assistance with vehicle for emergencies or fatigue, in case you need it, so you can face your daily stages with absolute peace of mind and security.

Camino de Santiago with the family


If this is your first time doing the Camino de Santiago with children, we have adapted the stages of the Camino de Santiago from Sarria to Santiago (most popular itinerary), making stages with fewer kilometers than usual, and which we consider to be one of the best options for initiation on the “Camino de las Estrellas”, since it is perfectly signposted, with flat orography and terrain without excessive undulations. . It is, according to statistics itinerary of the Camino de Santiago more traveled by pilgrims from all over the world, so you will feel accompanied at all times.

However, if you consider that this proposal does not meet your needs, it can be modified in any terms that you request and further reducing the daily mileage, in order to meet all your particular requests. If you are repeaters, contact us and we will adapt another of our routes to your needs. On the other hand, if your children are older and you think that there will be no problem in the usual stages, you can always do the Camino de Santiago from Sarria.

With this route of French Way, custom designed and suitable for everyone, you have the option of getting the famous certificate of "La Compostela" upon your arrival in Santiago de Compostela, if you wish.

It is a route that offers you a multitude of services and infrastructures, at each stage, to meet any type of need that may arise in your day-to-day life.


Whether you are an adult child, have any physical limitation, it is convenient and highly recommended that we accommodate our body and muscles to future walks. We leave you some little ones tips for training before starting our organized trip to the Camino de Santiago.




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