COVID-19 and the Camino de Santiago

COVID-19 Coronavirus

Updated on 2021-06-17 10: 05h CET

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Opening to foreign pilgrims who are vaccinated

As of June 7, any vaccinated foreigner will be able to enter Spain.

Registration compulsory when entering Galicia

The autonomous government forces from the day 29 July a record contact details all people arriving in Galicia, whether they are pilgrims or not, having been at some point in the 14 days prior to their arrival in territories with a COVID-19 incidence greater than that of Galicia.

This registration can be done via telephone: +34881002021 o Web way
This obligation must be complied with regardless of the presence of symptoms COVID-19 or of being residents in Galicia.

Further information: Official Gazette of Galicia.

Mandatory masks throughout the Camino

In the entire Spanish territory it is mandatory -or will be soon- carry the mask always on. In Galicia since July 19.

We are going to have to get used to seeing how all pilgrims are wearing a mask. You have to wear it even when we are walking or sitting in a hospitality establishment where can only be removed for specifically drinking or eating.

Safety in the establishments of the Camino

Back to the new normal, all establishments must adopt hygienic-sanitary measures to avoid as far as possible the spread of COVID-19.

It is done available on the app a register of establishments (hostels, restaurants, etc.) who have adopted anti-COVID-19 measures and with a detailed relationship of these measures for each establishment.

See adapted establishments

Recommendations during Camino

In each establishment there must be signage with recommendations. Some of them will be establishment-specificothers will be general for all Camino.

See generic recommendations

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