Live love on the Camino de Santiago
The Camino de Santiago is known and famous as a love route, either because it is a fascinating experience to share as a couple or because it is an ideal place to flirt or even fall in love. Obviously, it is not the same doing the Camino de Santiago as a couple than to fall in love during the tour and have a love story, but both options are possible on the pilgrim’s route.
In this article, we want to give you some reasons to fall in love on the Camino de Santiago, either sharing the adventure with your partner, whether they are sweethearts or married, or by throwing yourself on the pilgrim path in search of the love of your life, or at least, with the desire to meet someone special. Don’t hesitate, go for it, make a pilgrimage and enjoy love!
Reasons to do the Camino de Santiago as a couple
Are you thinking about doing the Camino de Santiago as a couple? Here are some good reasons to complete the Camino de Santiago with your boyfriend or girlfriend or with your wife or husband. No matter if it is a new or long-lasting relationship, for both types of couples, the Camino de Santiago is an ideal journey.
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You’ll have a great time and you’ll feel calm
If you go on the Camino de Santiago as a couple, you will have great fun because you travel with one of your best friends. In addition, you will feel much calmer than if you go alone or with a group of friends. Knowing that your partner will support you in everything you need during your pilgrimage to Compostela, both the good and the bad.
You’ll share new friends
Going on the Camino de Santiago as a couple does not imply not making new friends. It is almost impossible not to make new friends on the pilgrim route. Unlike other trips, that you do as a couple when you interact much less with other travellers or locals, this will not happen on the Camino de Santiago.
You’ll experience romantic moments
The beautiful landscapes on the Camino de Santiago, sunsets and sunrises in remote locations will help you share many romantic moments. To separate and rediscover, to see how your relationship unfolds in unfamiliar environments or as you overcome together the challenges on the Camino de Santiago will make them fall in love, even more, with each other.
Nothing more romantic than the look of the complicity of having concluded a hard stage or the final kiss of “We did it together”, in the Plaza del Obradoiro in Santiago de Compostela. The Camino de Santiago is full of moments of love and situations that fill the journey with romanticism.
Escaping the routine
Sometimes even when you make trips as a couple you don’t seem to be able to escape the routine. Especially if you travel frequently. The Camino de Santiago is such a different experience they will be sure to forget their routine and will adapt pilgrim’s habits.
You will share a unique experience
Pilgrimage is a unique experience that leaves a strong imprint on people. Sharing this experience as a couple will help to strengthen your bonds and enjoy whenever you remember your moments on the Camino de Santiago.
A gauge of the relationship
We will not conclude this section without talking about a reality that is present in all couples. It wouldn’t be sincere if don’t mention it. We don’t want to scare you, but like every couple’s trip, the Camino de Santiago also works as a gauge of your relationship.
If the relationship is healthy
If you have only been a little time with your boyfriend or girlfriend and decide to do the Camino de Santiago with them, you will have an amazing experience. In the first stages of love, even the longest museum queue can be fun.
In the same way, the long-term couples experience on the Camino de Santiago a revival of the love with their life companions. It is well known that travelling as a couple is one of the great secrets to keeping the flame of the relationship alight and the Camino de Santiago is no exception. You’ll be surprised to see how you flirt with your husband or wife again!
It is also common for couples who have been together for a long time to go through periods of crisis. These are inevitable in the development of a relationship, the onus is on both partners to overcome them. Doing the Camino de Santiago a couple will help them reinvent the relationship and make it satisfying for both once again.
If the couple have problems
Why not say it? It is also possible that it’s not working, but that will happen whether they complete the Camino de Santiago or not.
If you make the Camino de Santiago as a couple with your boyfriend or girlfriend and have little time together, it could happen that on the route, for various reasons, they realize that they are not made for each other. In that case, the Camino de Santiago will certainly help you manage things for both of you in a healthy way.
The same goes for couples who have been together for a long time or married. If after having shared many years together, the journey as a couple helps them to realize that the time has come to go their own ways, the experience that is experienced during the pilgrimage will help them to cope with the complicated situation.
Come to the Camino de Santiago as a couple
To ensure that the experience on the Camino de Santiago is excellent, we recommend that you consult our advice on how to prepare the journey as a couple. Don’t think any more about it, if you have a partner, come with them on the Camino de Santiago.
Finding love on the Camino de Santiago
Exactly, now is the turn of the singles and the divorced. For them, there is also love on the Camino de Santiago.
Now, one thing you must be clear about regarding love on the Camino de Santiago, whether in terms of flirting or dating, is not sought, it is found. Now, we explain why it is so easy to flirt or find a partner on the Camino de Santiago.
You will get to know many people
A pilgrimage is a very social act, the people who coincide on the route, share many moments together. That means that during your stay on the Camino de Santiago, you will meet many new people.
With some, you will establish friendships and relationships that last a lifetime and with others, maybe find some chemistry. Sometimes flirting on the Camino de Santiago is limited to a few looks and, in others, it real love relationships could begin.
Also, as we told you in the article “Las huellas del Camino de Santiago”, when you go on a pilgrimage to Compostela you become part of a community that feels a strange bond. So after you finish the route, whenever you meet someone who has completed the Camino de Santiago, you will find a powerful topic of conversation that will allow you to flirt with that person, if you are interested.
There are many single and divorced people
You will meet many people who like you are single or divorced. As a pilgrim once told us: “Why do you want to use an application to flirt if you have the Camino de Santiago?”
Nature and its proportions
Unlike other sites where you can flirt, such as bars, courses, etc., on the Camino de Santiago, the proportion of men and women is similar. So everyone has the same opportunities to meet someone special.
The Camino de Santiago: more than a date
On many occasions, when you meet someone you find interesting, you try to get a date. If this goes wrong, game over! However, on the Camino de Santiago, when you meet someone you like, you will have the opportunity to seduce those people on several occasions.
The very dynamics of the Camino de Santiago, in which people walk a few kilometres together and then separate, to rediscover each other a few kilometres later, provides many opportunities to flirt. In addition, people who do the same route on the same dates usually coincide on different stages.
People are more open
Given the transformative experience of pilgrimage to Compostela, people are much more inclined to meet new people. Besides, unlike other trips, people really want to forget about technology during their stay on the Camino de Santiago. That people are not hidden behind a screen, no doubt contributes to the emergence of love on the road.
Fall in love at any age
The Camino de Santiago is completed by people of all ages. Therefore, no matter how old you are, during your pilgrimage to Compostela, there is always the possibility that you end up falling in love.
Of course, we can not assure you that you leave the Camino de Santiago with a partner, but surely you will meet people who will arouse your interest. In this link you will find some stories with happy endings: sweethearts who after meeting on the Camino de Santiago, realized that they had found love.
For today we say goodbye. Not without first asking you if you know a beautiful love story from the Camino de Santiago, share it with us in the comments. We’ll be delighted to read it!
Remember that whether you go to the Camino de Santiago as a couple or if you are alone and what you want is to flirt or meet the love of your life, you can contact us if you want to help you organize your pilgrimage to Compostela. Call us and long live love!