If you have decided to do the Camino de Santiago, the first questions that usually arise are: Which Camino de Santiago to choose? o What should I take with me on the Camino de Santiago? After having planned the Camino de Santiago, another common doubt that pilgrims usually have is What will the food be like on the Camino?

It really is a vitally important subject that requires prior information in order to be well prepared. In this article we tell you everything you need to know about how to have a correct diet during the Camino and what are the possibilities it offers us. Don’t miss any detail!

Providing food on the road: What options will be available to me?

The Camino de Santiago consists of all the necessary services so that you are the one who decides what to eat according to what you feel like every day, especially those routes more traveled such as the French Way and the Portuguese. You don’t need to bring any food from home with you, as you will be able to stock up on everything you need on the day, don’t worry about anything!

As a general rule, on all the routes and sections of the Camino, the food is great. However, if you are going to do a section that runs almost entirely through Galicia, what can you say? you are in the capital of gastronomic delight! Galicians are naturally good eaters. We love to eat and offer rich and abundant food to our visitors, above all things. If you are passionate about gastronomy, you’ve come to the right place!

Is it cheap to eat on the Camino de Santiago?

Yes. Obviously, if you choose the “supermarket” option, meals will be very cheap. But no matter which option you choose, you won’t spend a lot of money. Eating a plate on the road is very cheap, as you have many options. There are places for tapas and restaurants with pilgrim’s menu and menu of the day, in which the price per person will be around 10€ depending on the quantity.

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Better to buy food in supermarkets?

To stock up on everything you need for the hike yes. After that, for lunches and dinners, it will depend on your personal choice. For example, if you do the Camino in hostels, you will have access to a shared kitchen and you will be able to cook your own food.

Do the lodgings provide us with food?

The accommodations do not usually include any meals (not even breakfast). While it is true that it is a service that can be hired. But we don’t recommend it, as this way you will have the possibility to choose for yourself every day where to have lunch or dinner depending on what you feel like.

Are there restaurants or bars where to eat in all the villages?

Of course! All the stages are provided with all the necessary services. However, it is true that depending on the route you choose, there will be ro