Ultimate Camino de Santiago Light Summer Packing List

Lost when it comes to decide what to pack for the Camino de Santiago?

We have you covered with this Packing List for pilgrims planning to walk the Camino de Santiago in Summer:


The best clothing for the Camino are wicking materials which dry quickly, such as synthetic materials or merino wool. Avoid cotton as it takes much longer to dry and does not wick sweat away from the body.

Plan to bring at least two pairs of pants/shorts and two shirts, so that you can “wash one, wear one, repeat” day after day.

During the Summer in Galicia, expect between 20 and 27 degrees during the day with cool breezes and sunshine and 12 to 18 at night so remember to bring at least one warmer top, such as a long-sleeved t-shirt or fleece, for chilly evenings.

I would also recommend bringing a hat and sunglasses to protect yourself from the sun and a good lightweight rain jacket that packs small in case the weather changes. Continue reading Ultimate Camino de Santiago Light Summer Packing List