What are the best books about the camino de Santiago?

asked by Anonymous
268 contributors
10 solutions
  1. 36

    #1A Million Steps

    A Million Steps
    Kurt Koontz, the author of this book, decided to start a 490-mile trip that would take him to Santiago de Compostela, following the popular Camino de Santiago. This trip was a life-changing experience for Kurt, where he met many pilgrims and was able to find inner peace. 




    Books

    Check price

    Steven Jones
    Written on March 17, 2018
    "This book was very interesting! I found it educational and helpful to me at this point in my life. It really made me want to travel and see more of the world. "
  2. 33

    #2Walking the Camino: A Modern Pilgrimage to Santiago

    Walking the Camino: A Modern Pilgrimage to Santiago

    Overweight, sedentary and 63 years of age. Not the best start before starting an 8-week trip across Spain, but Tony Kevin defied all odds and managed to get to Santiago de Compostela, and complete the pilgrim that changed his life. 

    Books

    Check price

    Shirley Douglas
    Written on March 13, 2018
    "I consider Walking the Camino: A Modern Pilgrimage to Santiago an interesting read. I like non-fictions like Walking the Camino: A Modern Pilgrimage to Santiago because it gives one do's and don'ts on such journeys. I see why Walking the Camino: A Modern Pilgrimage to Santiago is the best book about the camino de Santiago."
  3. 30

    #3In Movement There Is Peace: Stumbling 500 Miles Along the Way to the Spirit

    In Movement There Is Peace: Stumbling 500 Miles Along the Way to the Spirit

    To cure his anxiety, a doctor decided to walk 500 miles of the northern Spain along his wife. This book narrates their adventures while walking on their way to Santiago, and how walking for hours escaping from routine with a religious destination made them think about what really matters in life. 

    Books

    Check price

    Yan Fu
    Written on March 21, 2018
    "I don't think there's many books on this topic, so it's a good thing this one is well liked. The writing is solid, the story is interesting and entertaining, and it's got a lot of heart. You will definitely enjoy this book if you're looking for a story about this journey."
  1. 30

    #4The Field of the Star: Pilgrim's Journey to Santiago de Compostela

    The Field of the Star: Pilgrim's Journey to Santiago de Compostela
    This book is an account of a pilgrimage that started in Le Puy and ended in Santiago de Compostela. The author, his sister and a friend all jumped into this adventure each one of them for different reasons: Luard, the author, made it to think about the imminent death of his oldest daughter. 




    Books

    Check price

    Michael Schmidt
    Written on March 22, 2018
    "This was a really interesting book. It captivated my attention, and I couldn't put it down."
  2. 28

    #5Along the Way: The Journey of a Father and Son

    Along the Way: The Journey of a Father and Son

    This book, written by television stars Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez, is an amazing collection of anecdotes and memoirs from these two men, that share their father and son adventures. It includes the family's adventures in the northern region of Spain, where three generations of the Sheen family gathered along the Camino de Santiago path. 

    Books

    Check price

    Matthew Cooper
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "I was interested in the Camino de Santiago, so I wanted to read more about the subject. With Along the Way: The Journey of a Father and Son, I was taken aback about everything that I did not know about the subject written by Martin Sheen. This is a great book on the topic. "
  3. 26

    #6Fumbling: A Journey of Love, Adventure, and Renewal on the Camino de Santiago

    Fumbling: A Journey of Love, Adventure, and Renewal on the Camino de Santiago
     This book is a journal of Kerry Egan's walk through the villages and fields of northern Spain, following the Camino de Santiago. After her father's death, the author decided to start this adventure, where she met a lot of interesting people from all around the world. 





    Books

    Check price

    Brenda Schneider
    Written on March 19, 2018
    "I just finished this book and it was amazing. Its about The Camino de Santiago which is a pilgrimage in Spain.The story has a lot of depth and was very well written. "
  4. 23

    #7Sunrises to Santiago: Searching for Purpose on the Camino de Santiago

    Sunrises to Santiago: Searching for Purpose on the Camino de Santiago
    Gabriel Schrim found himself lost at 32 years old, no place to go, no job to do, so he decided to start a route called the Camino de Santiago, the path that Saint James did many years ago: this way, he started a spiritual journey that defined his life to come. 




    Books

    Check price

    Vivaan Bose
    Written on March 14, 2018
    "the plot is interesting"
  5. 21

    #8The Way Is Made by Walking: A Pilgrimage Along the Camino de Santiago

    The Way Is Made by Walking: A Pilgrimage Along the Camino de Santiago
    Arthur Paul Boers decided to take the Camino de Santiago, a spiritually renewing path that would take him to Santiago de Compostela's cathedral, which holds the relics of Saint James. This book narrates all the stories and adventures he lived on their way to that city. 




    Books

    Check price

    Brittany Alexander
    Written on March 13, 2018
    "The author talks about his own journey on the path, it has very good insight on what is involved and how it affected him spiritually. "
  6. 17

    #9Following the Yellow Arrow: Younger Pilgrims on the Camino

    Following the Yellow Arrow: Younger Pilgrims on the Camino
    The Camino de Santiago has helped pilgrims from all over the world for many hundreds of years. Twenty-one of these pilgrims have written their adventures in this book, in which they share what they learned and discovered on their way to Santiago.




    Books

    Check price

    Gary Lopez
    Written on March 23, 2018
    "This book is very detailed, and has most of the information you would need or want. It is full of exciting adventures, and discovery."
  7. 14

    #10Walking Home: A Pilgrimage from Humbled to Healed

    Walking Home: A Pilgrimage from Humbled to Healed
    Sonia Choquette was seeing her life crumble to pieces: two close family members had recently died, her marriage was a failure and many friends of her had betrayed her. Under these circumstances, she decided to start a 820-kilometer trek towards Santiago de Compostela, looking to cleanse her soul.
    Books

    Check price

    Margaret Murray
    Written on March 18, 2018
    "I have been thinking about hiking the Camino de Santiago. This looks like a good story, although I will probably need another book that is more informational in the future."
Close

This action requires you to be logged in

Quickly sign in with your social media account:

What interests you most? (Select at least 3)

This will help us to keep things fresh and relevant!

Close

Now that you’ve found a solution...

Why not join our community of sharp minds and pro-active posters?

Be part of a rewarding interactive knowledge exchange!
Close

Join These Inquisitive Minds

Engage, learn and share with a friendly community versed in a massive range of trending topics.