If we have finally decided to walk one of the Jacobean routes to get to Santiago de Compostela, we have many doubts and questions regarding the preparation of this. One of them among others is what to carry in the backpack. But we are going to go further and start with the basis of this problem, which is the best backpack to choose for the Camino?

For novice pilgrims it may not be a concern and they don’t give it much importance. They opt for the option of carrying any type of backpack thinking that it is not important and choosing the cheapest option it’s the best option. This does not mean that we are going to spend a lot of money on a backpack suitable for this type of trip.

This Jacobean route gives us incredible landscapes, we will walk surrounded by forests, nature, we will taste the typical gastronomy of each place, we will make an impressive journey through history. We will meet people from all over the world, we will enjoy moments of personal encounter, and we will finally meet the majestic Cathedral of Santiago, the goal of every pilgrim on the Camino.

So that this idyllic tour does not become a torture, in this article we will discuss one of the two most important things to complete the tour successfully. One of them is the footwear for the Camino de Santiago and the other is the type of backpack for the Camino de Santiago.

All the journeys of the Camino de Santiago by bike

Types of backpacks