the Camino Ingles

The Camino Ingles or English Way is a short Camino within Galicia used originally by Northern European pilgrims that used to arrive by boat. It travels from Ferrol on the Atlantic coast to Santiago de Compostela. The total distance is 119km. This is a peaceful Camino. It is not heavily traveled but well marked.

Day 1 Ferrol to Neda (15km)
Day 2 Neda to Pontedeume (16km)
Day 3 Pontedeume to Betanzos (20.2km)
Day 4 Betanzos to Bruma (27.8Km)
Day 5 Bruma to Sigüeiro (24km)
Day 6 Sigüeiro to Santiago de Compostela (16.7km)

The above is only an example of what you can choose to do. There are many ways to walk the Camino. If you would like there are transport services that will carry your backpack or luggage from place to place so that you only need to carry a day pack.

There is a pilgrim’s Mass every day in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. It begins at noon. You are not allowed to bring your backpack into the Cathedral so you will need to check into your lodging or store your pack before entering. The pilgrim’s Mass is a very moving experience whether you are Catholic or not it does not matter.

It is best to make reservations for your stay in Santiago de Compostela as it can be very crowded depending on the time of the year that you arrive. is an excellent resource for making reservations.