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The Camino de Santiago and Covid-19

The Camino de Santiago and Covid-19
15-04-2020

This article has complementary and updated information in the post 'The new normal on the Camino de Santiago after Covid-19'

Spain begins to regain normality after the serious crisis of Covid-19 and, with the country, the Camino de Santiago. Since this Sunday, June 21, the state of alarm decreed on March 14 has ended and for 100 days it prevented free movement between Spanish territory, in addition to another series of limitations.

Since June 21 it is therefore possible to move from one province to another and from one autonomous community to another. At the same time, Spain has opened its borders to the countries of the European Union except Portugal, which has decided to delay free movement until July 1. From that date, the borders will be opened to the rest of the countries, although the Government will establish a list depending on the epidemiological situation of each country.

This situation implies that it is already possible to carry out all the Jacobean Routes with total normality as regards mobility. Starting on July 1, the Cathedral of Santiago, the Pilgrim's Office and the public hostels in Galicia will reopen. As for the rest of the Routes, the accommodations begin to open their doors and point to July as the month to recover their activity. However, and due to this exceptional situation, we recommend checking with the establishments if they are open or not before starting the Camino.


The Camino de Santiago experienced an unusual situation this year. For the first time in its life, the Jacobean Routes were emptied of pilgrims while the country lived a prolonged confinement under the declaration of a state of alarm. To regain normality, Spain had to go through several phases that ended on July 21 and which we will summarize:

PHASE 0. Spain is still in a state of alarm, a situation that will last until May 10, and which is expected to last until June. However, relief measures are established that allow people to gradually return to the situation prior to this crisis.

In this phase 0, which begins on Saturday, May 2 and lasts until May 10, confinement is maintained, although they will allow children to go out, individual sports and walks with people who share a home.

PHASE 1. If the sanitary conditions allow it, on May 11 a new phase will begin in each province of the Spanish territory in which they will be able to open hotels and other tourist accommodation, excluding the common areas.

The areas which start this fase on May 11th are: Andalucía (except Málaga and Granada), Aragón, Asturias, Baleares, Canarias, Cantabria, Extremadura, Galicia, Murcia, Navarra, País Vasco, La Rioja, Ceuta and Melilla. 

Starting Monday, May 24, fifteen days after most of the Spanish territories, the Community of Madrid, Barcelona and part of Castilla y León enter Phase 1.

Other measures are important for the Camino de Santiago, such as the opening of places of worship and museums - such as the Cathedral of Santiago - with a third of the capacity and with control of crowds in rooms. They will also open the bar terraces to 50% of their capacity, as well as small shops and open-air markets. It will be possible to practice active tourism.

PHASE 2. Fifteen days later, phase 2 will be entered. It allows the opening of common areas of hotels and tourist accommodation but reducing its capacity to a third. They will allow consumption of goods inside restaurants, cafes or bars but only at the table and guaranteeing security separation between customers. The capacity will be limited to one third.

The places of worship increase their capacity to 50% and the shopping centers will be opened without access to common areas.

On Monday, May 24, the following territories pass to Phase 2: Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria, Canary Islands, Extremadura, Balearic Islands, Basque Country, Aragon, Murcia, Navarra, La Rioja, Ceuta, Melilla and three health areas of Catalonia, all the provinces of Andalusia minus Malaga and Granada; Castilla La Mancha passes Cuenca and Guadalajara.

On June 8, Castilla y León, Comunidad Valenciana, Madrid, Barcelona and some health areas of Catalonia, Toledo, Albacete, Ciudad Real and Ceuta go to Phase 3.

PHASE 3. On June 8, if all the sanitary conditions allow it, the third and last phase would begin in this return to normalcy. At this stage, the plan is to open all of the activities, keeping the capacity at 50% in shops, restaurants, cafes and bars.

On June 8, the following communities pass to phase 3: Andalucía, Aragón, Asturias, Canarias, Cantabria, Cuenca y Guadalajara de Castilla La Mancha, Cataluña (with the exception of Barcelona and its metropolitan area),  Euskadi, Extremadura, Galicia, Baleares, La Rioja, Navarra and Murcia.

On June 15, these territories will pass to phase 3: Toledo, Ciudad Real  and Albacete (Castilla-La Mancha), Comunidad Valenciana, Girona and  Cataluña Central (Cataluña); León, Zamora, Valladolid, Burgos and Palencia (Castilla y León).

In this phase, mobility between provinces of the same autonomous community is allowed but not free movement throughout the national territory.

"NEW NORMALITY". When each community passes the four phases set by the Government, it will enter the so-called "new normality", a situation similar to the one prior to Covid-19 but in which hygiene and safety measures will have to be taken.

 

From June 15, Galicia will be the first community that, after successfully passing all the phases, begins to experience the "new normality". Since June 21, with the end of the state of alarm, the rest of the communities have gone directly to this new normality.

This "new normality" will last until there is a vaccine for Covid-19 or group immunity has been achieved. While it will be necessary to take a series of measures, mandatory, which will also affect the Camino de Santiago.

Among them, the mandatory use of the masks from 6 years old is maintained and a safety distance of 1.5 meters is maintained, in addition to the necessary hygiene measures.

 

When will you be able to travel to Spain?

July is also the month marked in red to regain mobility and be able to travel.

Within Spain, free movement between territories will be possible as soon as the four phases of de-escalation are over. From there, it will enter a period of "new normality" in which it will be possible to move from one province to another and from one community to another, although with the established security measures: safety distance, mandatory use of a mask, washing of hands...

We leave you here a map where you can see graphically what phase each territory in Spain is in.

Regarding international travel and connections, the Government of Spain announced the opening of borders for foreigners starting in July.

However, given the improvement in the data and the evolution of the pandemic, the borders with the Schengen countries will open on June 21. There will be an exception: Portugal, our borders will reopen on July 1, as established.

On July 1, the borders with countries outside the EU are scheduled to be opened, always selectively, depending on their epidemiological situation.

On July 1, the borders with countries outside the EU are scheduled to be opened, always selectively, depending on their epidemiological situation. The EU agreed this Monday, June 29, to authorize the entry of 15 among which are Algeria, Australia, Canada, South Korea, Japan, Georgia, Morocco, Montenegro, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay .

On the contrary, the European Union maintains the veto over 150 countries, including the United States, Brazil, Mexico, Russia and India. EU countries, including Spain, may maintain the veto to some of them if they consider their epidemiological situation unreliable.

 

Coronavirus and preventive measures

The Covid-19 or coronavirus is a virus that affects the repiratory system. It’s transmition happens similarly to a common flu: through coughing or sneezing and being in contact with saliva or mucus. The symptons are similar too: fever, coughing, sore throat and, in some cases, difficulty breathing.

The preventive measures recommended by the Ministerio de Sanidad and the World Health Organization (WHO) are:

  1. Frequently washing hands  with soap and water or with alcohol-based sanitizers.
  2. Avoiding touching eyes, nose or mouth, main access door for the virus.
  3. Coughing on a disposable tissue (and throwing it away inmediately) or, if not possible, on our elbow.

We are living an exceptional situation. And, as so, exceptional measures have been taken. Now it is time to comply with them. Staying at home, taking care of ourselves and keeping the jacobean spirit alive. The Camino de Santiago is waiting for us. And we will be able to got back to it. ¡Buen Camino!

 

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26-03-2020
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marco begni
02-04-2020
Hi I was walking my 17th Camino from Bayonne with my wife when we had to stop in Ponferrada We are now on a Airbnb until the 17/4 The new rules don’t allow for a renewal of the lease Is there a pilgrim refuge where we can go Obviously we tried to leave and had 3 flights canceled
Chris
03-04-2020
If the state of alarm is lifted this summer, do you think the albergues will reopen for the season?
El camino con correos
06-04-2020
Hi Chris! At this moment, we don't know anything. We go week by week. We are sorry but can't give you more info. Buen Camino!
Tracy Weekes
03-04-2020
I still have an airline ticket booked to leave Canada on June 28/20 to arrive in Biarritz. My hope and prayer is that my dream of walking the Camino will be realized this year. Until then, I wait to hear more...
El camino con correos
06-04-2020
Let's hope!
Katie Maleta
07-04-2020
I have booked my flight for the Camino on June 8, 2020. Should I cancel my flight and get a refund? I have travel insurance. Also, should I wait a month before I cancel? Thank you for feedback.
El camino con correos
07-04-2020
Hi Katie! The best option is that you have to ask your flying company. Buen Camino!
Mari
08-04-2020
Hello there! I know it is still a terrible time and too soon to think about doing the Camino, but I was wondering if there was an updates to the projection of when the albergues *might* start opening up?
El camino con correos
13-04-2020
Hello, Mari. No forecast yet. Most likely, the alarm state will not be lifted before May. And from there, it will be seen. We are sorry but this is all the information we have at the moment. Ultreia!
Denise
11-04-2020
Hi i have booked the camino to walk the coastal route from porto in June but i an now changing my dates do you think things will be ok to travel in September or should i change it to next year as i have paid for everything except the Albergues.
El camino con correos
13-04-2020
Hi Denise. We don't know if in September you can make your Camino. Maybe you can wait until june and make the decision with the last info. Buen Camino!
Colin
11-04-2020
Hello and thank you for your blog. It's informative and helps peregrinos like me, my son and others here I see to make the best decision. We have tickets to travel from the US and hoped to do the camino starting at the end of May to beat the peak summer months. We are planning to cancel and get airline credit. Even though we have family in Spain, it's not worth the trip if we have to stay inside for weeks - that's the opposite of the doing the camino. Ultreya!
El camino con correos
13-04-2020
Suseia!
Zsolt
12-04-2020
Hi, there, Itt is so sad. I completed the camino in 2007 and returned in 2012. This year I decided to go again in Summer maybe for the last time. Now it has been cancelled obviously. I simply cannot imagine the way without people walking... Hope the best, take care, and prepare for the next journey.
El camino con correos
13-04-2020
Hi Zsolt. Buen Camino!
Liz Ross
14-04-2020
My friend and I had planned to walk the Camino in September. Will it be open by then?
El camino con correos
14-04-2020
Hi Liz. We are sorry but we don't know when the Camino will be open. At this moment, we have to waiting for. Buen Camino!
Michele
15-04-2020
I was so excited to leave to walk my first Camino on May 2nd. When Spain is ready for the Pilgrims to return I will be there. Stay Healthy and Safe
El camino con correos
15-04-2020
Hi Michele. We are sorry but we are afraid your Camino will be not possible on May 2nd. The Spanish government is thinking to extend the state of alarm and confinement until May 10. And, from there, it will be seen. It's waiting time. Take care!
Connie
19-04-2020
I have tickets to fly. to Spain from the US on June 13, 2020 to go to Ibiza and hike the Camino. Should I cancel the trip?
El camino con correos
20-04-2020
Hi Connie. The state of alarm and confinement was extended until May 10. But we don't know what will happen from that date. We are sorry but we haven't more info. Buen Camino!
Vukasin
20-04-2020
Hello. My friend and me plan to go on camino from may 15th. We bought flight tickets few mounts ago for that date. What do you recommend to us? Whether to delay for some of the next mounts or come may 15th if Spain government abolishes state of alarm may 10th.
El camino con correos
21-04-2020
Hello Vukasin. We believe that on May 15 it will not be possible to do the Camino. Although the State of Alarm is lifted on the 10th, the Spanish Government has already indicated that we will not be able to go outside as before. The best option is that you delay your plan. Buen Camino!
Peter
21-04-2020
Hello, any indications for mid of august? Planning to start on 10th of August for my camino del norte. Thsnk you
El camino con correos
21-04-2020
Hello, Peter. Until mid-May we will not have new info about Covid-19. As we have more data, we will update the info. Buen Camino!
Adele
24-04-2020
Hello. I have booked hotels and was planning to walk from Sarria to santiago in october 2020. Do you think i should cancel this.
El camino con correos
24-04-2020
Hello, Adele. We do not have forecasts of how Spain or Galicia will be on those dates or if the Camino de Santiago can already be traveled. We hope to have more data in Summer.
Eric
25-04-2020
We need to be ready to go back at the first sign of the Camino opening. The small towns on the trail depend on the pilgrims to survive. This would have been my 3 Camino. I’m still packed and ready to go.
El camino con correos
27-04-2020
We hope we can return to the Camino very soon. Buen Camino!
Chris
26-04-2020
Stay safe everyone. We will be able to walk again.
El camino con correos
27-04-2020
Hi Chris. The Way awaits us ;-)
Liuba
27-04-2020
hi! We have our trip booked for June 5th... We are still hopeful and haven't cancel yet, will give it another 2 weeks to see how things are. Do you think the Camino will be open by then?
El camino con correos
27-04-2020
Hi Liuba! We see it complicated. In fifteen days some relief measures will begin for the citizens but it is likely that for the Camino it will be soon yet. Anyway, if you can wait a couple of weeks to cancel, the future will be somewhat clearer. Buen Camino!
Scott911
28-04-2020
Hello, I had to walk the camino in June can you give me any info if I can go ahead.
El camino con correos
28-04-2020
Hello Scott. At this time, it is early to give some information about the future of the Camino de Santiago. Everything points to the fact that the hostels are not going to open shortly, but until the government presents its plan for the next few months, we will not know more. Hopefully in May we will have more info. Ultreia!
Eric
29-04-2020
The Spanish PM said he wants to open the country by the end of June. This includes small hotels. Will this also include the Camino?
El camino con correos
29-04-2020
Hi Eric. The idea is to be able to recover the activity at the end of June. For this, all the territories of Spain must go through the 4 phases explained in the article. If all goes well, this will be accomplished in late June. But depending on how the covid-19 affects each territory, it can be prolonged. We have to wait. Buen Camino!
Marius
29-04-2020
As in the news, in Phase 1,earliest from 11 may, it should be opened hotels and touristic apartments , restaurants at 30% just outdoor, and you also can move inside the same province until phase 3 (end of june). So, you can do the camino if you don't leave the province until july? Luggage transfer service will work inside that province? Also how can you get in that province as an international tourist if you don't have direct flight to Santiago for example and you must transit Barcelona airport (another province) to get there ? We must start the Camino in second part of june and end it in july, should we cancel or not? Thank you and stay safe.
El camino con correos
29-04-2020
Hi Marius. We will try to answer your questions. Active tourism is allowed in phase 1. Although it does not say anything about the Camino de Santiago, we understand that within the same province it could become the Camino. In this case, Paq Mochila would be available. The plan says nothing about international connections. But it does not allow traveling between provinces, so it will not be possible to get to Madrid airport, for example, and move to Galicia.
Eric
30-04-2020
I was hoping to go in the fall, September or early October. Hoping things are the new normal by then. Thanks.
El camino con correos
04-05-2020
We hope so, Eric. Buen Camino!
Matthew long
01-05-2020
I have a flight into Madrid on June 28th to walk Leon to Santiago. I’m feeling hopeful things will open up by then. My plan is to call Albergues/hostals a week and see if they are running. If so, I’m going!
El camino con correos
04-05-2020
Hi Matthew. The Spanish border remains closed to non-citizens or non-residents and we don't know when they will open. We hope you can travel and walk the Camino. Ultreia!
Bruce
02-05-2020
I can only imagine the pent up demand and the bars and restaurants only allowing partial opening will result in crowded conditions. I think it best to wait another year.
El camino con correos
04-05-2020
The Camino de Santiago will always be there for us!
Eric
02-05-2020
Matthew go if you can. Don’t put it off. Something else might come up next year. The walk is the Camino not the restaurants or bars. Testing your self and succeeding that’s the Camino.
Gabor
02-05-2020
Matthew! Why are you not trying the Primitivo? Same distance as from Leon to Santiago, but much more beautiful. Asturias is a wonder.
Zsolt
04-05-2020
Hello, my dear pilgrimmates. I am also thinking about walking the camino next year I instead of now but to be honest I am really afraid of the big crowd. On the one hand all who missed it now will go, on the other hand 2021 will be a Holy year when the number of pilgrims increases anyway.
Eric
04-05-2020
Matthew, it’s like I said, something will come up to be in your way next year. I’ve already contacted my travel agent for flights to Madrid in the fall. I’m in contact with my friends in Madrid to hear the latest news from them. Granted things maybe crowded and it may take longer then you planned but, if things are safe, masks, hand washing, etc etc, go go go. Keep a daily diary, you’ll read it when you get home and miss the Camino. That’s why I’m going back. Keep informed of what’s happening on the trail and if at all possible, go go go. Bueno Camino.
gabor
04-05-2020
Matthew and Zsolt, I agree with Eric. Once you decided, don't give up! Don't hesitate! Let's hope that things turn better during the summer, and in September we can go.
Silvino Lyra
05-05-2020
I walked Camino in June 2015 for 42 days. My prayers goes to all along that wonderful path of life. Thank you for your wonderful work for us Peregrinos. Buen Camino..Ultrea...Animo...
Collette
06-05-2020
Hi I'm meant to be walking from astorga to santiago then finnestera from the 31st may do you think it will be open or best to re book everything x
El camino con correos
07-05-2020
Hello Collete. By the end of May we think it will be difficult. We have to see how each territory evolves and how each phase decreed by the experts and the Government is fulfilling. In addition, the borders are closed and there are no forecasts that they will be opened soon.
Hanna
09-05-2020
camino primitivo from 31 07 2020 . flight to santiago de compstela from Poland . then transfer bus ??taxi??to Oviedo and start 2 08 to Santiago.. Will be real? everything is booked,,or should I rebook? i is my 4th camino..
El camino con correos
11-05-2020
Hi Hanna! We don't know. We have to wait to know when the borders will be opened for citizens who do not live in Spain. As of today they are still closed.
Eric
09-05-2020
Collette, I’ve been talking to my friends in Spain. They say “IF” all goes well, they feel the Camino might be open by July the earliest. They walk a different section every the season. And I’ve walked with them. They are not planning to walk till September the earliest. So I’m following their lead. The fall looks to be doable if you can wait.
Zsolt
10-05-2020
Dear Eric, if the camino opens in July as you heard, it means all the routes will be allowed to walk from France to Santiago? If so I will be really happy. Thank you.
El camino con correos
11-05-2020
Hi guys! It will depend on the evolution of the virus. July would be the month if all the territories started in phase 1 today and evolved correctly. But today only 50% of Spain enters this phase. So it's time to wait.
Eric
10-05-2020
Zsolt, “IF” is the key word. Not sure if the French sections will be open that hasn’t been on my radar only the Spanish side of the Camino. My friends and I were going to walk from Logrono to Burgos. Only have 2 weeks this trip. They live in Madrid, which will not be going into phase 1 tomorrow. They are my main source of information. “IF” all goes well.
Pádraig
13-05-2020
Please relax, take a deep breath and change your plans for any Camino's before September/October/November and that is the earliest it can possibly be. Yes, you feel frustrated and eager to saunter/walk but please consider that (your and others) activities on the Camino will be putting everyone at risk, peregrinos, services and locals alike. I do not write this coldly, my heart is yearning to be on the Camino again and had plans for September/October to do the Norte (my 6th), but I feel early 2021 is the better option. Remember others and the implications for everyone please -it will be all the more pleasing after the wait, Buen Camino!
El camino con correos
13-05-2020
Thank you for your thingking. Buen Camino!
Eric
13-05-2020
To all, the latest glitch is, the Spanish Government is going to a 14 day self quarantine for foreigners coming into Spain starting on the 15th of May. They didn’t say how long it may last. I’m from New York so I guess they mean me..
El camino con correos
14-05-2020
Hi Eric! This rule will be in force during the state of alarm and its possible extensions. The forecast is that it will be until the end of June. After that period, the government will have to give new mobility rules. Buen Camino!
Zsolt
15-05-2020
Eric, yes it is typical of European countries. I live in Malta and the situation is the same. Before enter the country you must give them your address where you stay at, and then the police will check if you stay there or not for 2 weeks inside. Hopefully they will draw it back and open the borders very soon. It would be my third (maybe the last) camino, but from the middle of September I will have to work so I must start at the beginning of July the latest. Last time it took 27 days till Santiago from St Jean.
Eric
15-05-2020
Zsolt, I too want to do a section of the Camino in the fall. September or October is my plan. Logrono to Burgos as I’ve said previously. I just need to make sure that it’s firstly safe, hotels are open, bars and cafes are open, and the towns along the trail are welcoming. I’m in the target age group, I’m 67. Let’s just hope and pray that all of Spain is in Phase 3 the end of June or July the latest. Because I would need to make my reservations by then to make sure I can get the rooms I’ll need and my flight timed to coordinate with my rooms. If not, hopefully I’m around next spring. Stay safe. ????????
Gabor
15-05-2020
Eric, what is the 'target age'? I'm 65, am I also in it?
Eric
16-05-2020
Gabor, the target age for the worse virus fatalities is 60 and up. Welcome to the club. Most of us, not all, have some underlying medical issue. I happen to have one.
Gabor
16-05-2020
Eric! Oh ... sorry. I misunderstood you, I thought the Camino should have been the target you mentioned. Thanks God, I have no issue with my health, but I proudly join the club of the 'seniors'. After you, of course.
Eric
16-05-2020
Now travel to Spain from foreign countries is banned till June 15. There are exceptions. I don’t fit any. Still hoping for a fall Camino.
KEVIN
17-05-2020
Hi me and my wife supposed to be doing a sponsored walk for my daughters charity on the 14th of this September from Porto to San Diego Compostela could you tell me do you think we will still be allowed do you think it will be open by then thank you Kevin
El camino con correos
18-05-2020
Hi Kevin. It is too early to know. We have to wait to see how the virus evolves. Buen Camino!
Christopher
17-05-2020
Glad to see I am not the only person still wanting to do the Camino ASAP. I am planning on doing the "Camino Portugues" this September with two (or three) friends. Does anyone know if the borders between Spain and Portugal are open yet? Does the 14-day self-quarantine rule apply to people crossing from Portugal into Spain, or only to people who fly into Spain from outside the EU?
El camino con correos
18-05-2020
Hi Christopher! The borders between Spain and Portugal remain closed. If you are not a resident in Spain or work here, at the moment you will not be able to pass. We have to wait for how the virus evolves. Buen Camino!
Eric
18-05-2020
El Camino con Correos, if you get any good news please let us all know ASAP.
El camino con correos
19-05-2020
Hi Eric! We will tell you all the news that arises immediately. Buen Camino!
Adam
19-05-2020
Thank you for your comprehensive and up to date blog. As someone who has been planning a Summer 2020 Camino for a long time now, I have been searching for reliable information throughout this crisis. As a current resident of Spain, I’m trying to remain optimistic to be able to start the Norte in mid-July. Of course, I have already accepted that if it is not a possibility then it simply is not, but I admit my plans for the past year of my life in Spain have all centered around this Camino experience, so if I am able, I most certainly will. Though the experience may be different, it always is for each individual anyway, and to do the Camino as soon as it is available should not be seen as a selfish thing if it is done mindfully, which again, it should be anyway! All the best, happy trails!
El camino con correos
19-05-2020
Thank you, Adam! Buen Camino!
Peggy
19-05-2020
Hi I live in Spain with my kids (all residents) and planned to walk the Camino with my kids end of May. This for sure will not be possible. Any thoughts on if it will be possible mid June? Would love to get some first hand information. Plan was to walk the camino de frances.
El camino con correos
20-05-2020
Hi Peggy! We do not know. We must wait to see how the territories evolve. But it will be more likely in July than June. Buen Camino!
Mitch
19-05-2020
I just do not see an easy path to reopening the Camino until after hospitaleros are allowed to return , new guidelines are established and implemented for sanitary sleeping facilities and protection of the local population can be guaranteed. This could take until well into the fall or next spring at the earliest. It seems me that this country has been through a lot and to risk a new outbreak with folks coming from all over the world to central point is tempting fate. To open this trail to Spaniards on a smaller scale would be appropriate but to open the gates to the world this quick maybe disastrous. I say give the Camino authorities some time to recover and figure this thing out. The future of the trail is at risk and lives of many Spaniards are as well. Sorry to be preachy but I love this trail and want to ensure its future .
El camino con correos
20-05-2020
Thanks for your thinking, Mitch! Buen Camino!
Al
20-05-2020
Found this today. https://english.elpais.com/economy_and_business/2020-05-19/spanish-government-hoping-domestic-tourism-will-restart-the-sector-by-the-end-of-june.html?fbclid=IwAR0kPWQI8DIb5mXVNRMqSv_8ao6LMPPkrzXzjpnUVNji2_RcJH7gG8oXk18
El camino con correos
20-05-2020
Hi, Al. The forecasts are that the quarantine of travelers will be maintained for the duration of the alarm state. We will continue reporting. Buen Camino!
Annemie
20-05-2020
What is the best website to find out when the Camino will be fully operational again? Including information on albergues, hospitaleros, cafés and restaurants, as well as places of worship. I have walked it before and can only imagine the difficulties.
El camino con correos
22-05-2020
Hi Annemie! We are trying to update all the info. We hope it can help you. Ultreia!
Eric
20-05-2020
I’m sorry I don’t feel the same way some people do, I will go as soon as the Camino is open. As soon as it’s safe for me and others including the towns people. The small towns cannot survive a whole season with out the pilgrims. Their economy depends on the pilgrims. The larger towns/cites they will be hurt to but not as much as the small town’s hotels, cafes, stores, restaurants and bars. If all goes well into phase 3 by the end of June or July and things stay calm. I’m going, masks, gloves, hand sanitizer what ever it takes. My Camino will be in the fall. Hoping that the Camino get at least 4-5 months of love.
Helene
21-05-2020
I agree with Eric. The Camino need us. I have talked to an owner of a small pension. He Will not survive 2020 without us. We are a group of 15 persons, walking from Samos to Muxia 1-17/9. I hope so much it will work. We will be so careful❤️
Eric
21-05-2020
Helene, you must do the Samos Monastery tour if its available. The building is a must see. Bueno Camino.
Mitch
21-05-2020
The Samos Monastery is definitely a must. Highlight of my Camino in October.
Gabor
21-05-2020
I'm afraid I'm not the only one who works for a school, this is why I can go only in late August likely 10 - 25 /8. It will be my third Primitivo. I MUST GO! Maybe in mask, maybe in gloves, and from a hospital to the other, - but I can't miss it! Please encourage me that it'll be possible!
Frank
21-05-2020
Had to discontinue Frances in mid-March as the Albergue Luz de Fromista was one of the last to close. But I got across the wonderful Meseta before that happened. Nothing is ever lost completely. My sixth Camino awaits!!
Helene
22-05-2020
Thanks Eric and Mitch for mention the Monestary tour. I have walked Villafranca del Bierzo to Santiago via Samos the 3 last years and we have never had time to do it. This year (i hope) we will start in Triacastela and walk the short trip to Samos wich give us time to do the tour.
Eric
23-05-2020
To all, things are starting to look up. Madrid will be going to Phase 1 Monday. So the end of June early July might find all Spain in Phase 3. One can hope. Still planning a fall Camino. Masks, gloves and hand sanitizer what ever it takes. This also depends that when all of Spain is in Phase 3 there are no international restrictions, no 14 day quarantine etc etc.
Jason
23-05-2020
https://elpais.com/sociedad/2020-05-23/ultimas-noticias-del-coronavirus-en-espana-y-en-el-mundo-en-directo.html from the article: The Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez, has announced that LaLiga will resume on June 8 and tourism will be open to foreigners from July. I have been planning on walking the Camino in mid September, this is the first time that I thought the odds of still doing it are greater than 50%. Regardless if it is possible at that time I look forward to walking my next Camino when Spain is ready to have us.
Pat
24-05-2020
My wife and I finished up in Sahagun last year was really hoping to finish the camino this year in September , What do you think??
El camino con correos
01-06-2020
Hello, Pat. Although it is still uncertain, we hope everything will work out fine and we will be able to meet again on the Camino in September. As of right now, July seems to be the key month to see what happens. Take care and Buen Camino!
George
24-05-2020
I completed my Camino around March 16. The office in Santiago was closed. Do you know how I can get my Compostela? I live in the US.
Sarita
26-05-2020
Hello - I too love the camino and have postponed a trip with my daughter. What I want to say to all the peregrines on here is last year there was SO MUCH MORE TRASH. Please peregrines pay attention to what falls out of your pocket or pack and pick up after yourself so the path doesnt fill with litter!
El camino con correos
26-05-2020
Thanks for your thinking! It is very important that we all take care of the Camino!
Kevin
26-05-2020
Things are looking good for my sponsored walk on the 15th of September this year on the Camino could anybody tell me I need to get a GPS for my mobile phone route people and doing the wall with that if the company that I’m doing the walk with have sent me An app but I am unable to download it I know people have said to me that the route is quite well signposted but I have had a brain injury when I was in the military recently and would need to use a GPS system If possible I am walking from Porto San Diego Compostela with my wife trying to raise money for my daughter who is disabled for her day centre which has been hit financially by COVID-19 that anybody is out there that wishes to donate please post it on the blog and I will forward you my email address thank you Kevin
Eric
26-05-2020
Sarita, I too noticed more trash on my last Camino. What really bothered me was the empty plastic water bottles. You’ve carried the water bottle full when it weighed 2lbs or more but, you now trash the trail with an empty water bottle that weighs next to nothing. I don’t understand.
Zsolt
26-05-2020
Eric, littering is not about how heavy a piece of garbage is. It is about attitude. One cannot imagine throwing away the trash, while the others do not care. I also live in a mediterrean country where people do the same, they litter on the beach, in the parks, everywhere. They simply do not realise what they do. It does not mean you should accept that.
Eric
26-05-2020
Zsolt, I do not accept. I pick up.
Mitch
27-05-2020
On My Camino in October I too saw a lot more toilet paper in the bushes and general trash on the trail. Some places the Toilet paper was abominable. A good "Leave no trace" education for walkers with signs posted on how to's and such. We have much of this signage on trails in the USA. But, it cost money and someone has to get out there and promote it. Maybe my job after my retirement? Walking the trail all year, talking to walkers and promoting Leave No Trace. Dream Job.
Cris
27-05-2020
I was planning to do the Camino this May 2020 but due to the situation I had to cancel. Do you ladies and gentlemen think that it will be possible to be done in September 2020? I am planning to start in Pamplona.
El camino con correos
28-05-2020
Hi Cris! Everything points to the possibility of returning to the Camino starting this summer. Everything will depend on how the pandemic evolves and if there is a re-emergence or not. But let's hope everything goes well and you can come in September.
Eric
27-05-2020
Cris, spoke to my travel agent in Spain. September looks good. That’s when I want to go. Pamplona is a beautiful city. That’s where I started from last year. The one caveat she said is if there is a second wave after July when all travel restrictions are off. Suggest you plan but, be flexible. I’m going to but travel insurance when I book just Incase.
BOB
28-05-2020
Nothing book yet but hoping to hike the Camino in its entirety starting September 1st. It is much appreciated the information supplied by this site. Thank you !
jason
30-05-2020
someone posted a link to the Albergues that are opening on the Camino del Norte. https://m.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=123029102745131&id=100051141248357&set=a.104699144578127&source=57&refid=52&__tn__=EH-R
Mariska van der Klis
31-05-2020
What is the status now? July the first tourists will be able to travel to spain. Is the camino open then? And how about the albergues?
El camino con correos
01-06-2020
Hello, Mariska. July indeed seems to be the key month to find out what happens with the Camino. The situation is still uncertain though, since it depends on mobility between territories (which is expected to be restored at the end of June) but also on accommodations. The situation with the albergues will depend on the ability of each of them to adjust to the new circumstances and safety measures that are needed in this particular context. We will have to wait and see. Take care and Buen Camino!
Helene
01-06-2020
I will be walking with a group of 12 people 1-17/9 and we stay at small pensions in doublerooms. I hope the will host us even if we full the whole hotel. What do You think? From Triacastela to Muxia via SCQ
NICA
01-06-2020
Bonjour, est il possible de recevoir une alerte par e mail des que les structures debergements du camino seront réouvertes .J'espère tellement pouvoir faire ,Porto Santiago ,cap finistère . merci
El camino con correos
02-06-2020
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Martin
02-06-2020
Please: is Santiago Cathedral open? - in the title web page is still "temporaly closed" http://catedraldesantiago.es/en/ And if Cathedral is still close - do you know please, when will be reopened?
El camino con correos
02-06-2020
Hi Martin. Yes, the Santiago Cathedral is temporaly closed. We do not have a planned reopening date. Buen Camino!
Martin
02-06-2020
"Santiago Cathedral is temporaly closed. We do not have a planned reopening date" And you do not suppose re-open even in July 1st ? I think, that Cathedral Museum plan to re-open just at this date?
El camino con correos
03-06-2020
Hi Martin. We don't like to speculate. We will wait for the Cathedral to announce its reopening calendar. As soon as it does, we will inform you. Buen Camino!
Eric
03-06-2020
Just my opinion but, I think you can delete some of the oldest comments. The comment list is getting a little long.
El camino con correos
08-06-2020
Thank you for you coment, Eric. We will do it!
Harald van Gils
05-06-2020
I really hope the camino will open soon, it's been on my mind for years. Not only for the pilgrims but also the many hostels along the road, which are without income for almost 3 months now. I expect a slow start in July, with the adventurous and the ones who can afford it. An advantage for pilgrims is that it will probably be a lot more quiet, offering more of a pilgrim's experience after business of recent years.
Ellen
06-06-2020
Hello. My niece and I are looking to walk the Camino (French Route) starting around July 7. We need to make flight arrangements as we are coming from the US. I see you are expecting to “open” July 1st. I can’t wait to make the flight arrangements until July 1st. Is there a way to tell how likely it is for the Camino to be “open”, the alburgues To be open, and the cathedral to be open, too? Would you likely know by June 20? June 25? Also do you expect that the accommodation fees will be higher than last year?
El camino con correos
08-06-2020
Hi. We are attentive to the latest information and decisions made by governments in this regard. At the moment what we know is that the borders are opened on July 1 but it is not yet known if entry from any country is allowed. As for the Camino, from July it will be able to move throughout the territory, if everything goes well, but we do not know if all the hostels will be open and under what conditions. As soon as we have new news, we will update the info.
John Tony
06-06-2020
I have walked quite a few Camino’s and I usually do a mix of albergue’s and staying under the stars. I am concerned about how the albergue’s will deal with the 2 meter distancing rule. Mind you I love staying out, but how will the authorities react to a bit of old fashioned pilgrim ways.
Joe & Petra, Cambridge, UK
07-06-2020
Our highlight for 2020 was going to be walking the Camino Francais for all of September, but today we have cancelled everything - just too many hazards and unknowns. Good luck to anyone brave enough to try this year - our sights are now set on 2021.
El camino con correos
08-06-2020
Buen Camino!
Jeppe Aagaard
07-06-2020
Hi, I would love to get on the camino in the beginning of July. I am aware that spain should be opening up for movement between regions from 1st of July if all goes to plan with the reopening strategy as mentioned in earlier posts here. I am though having trouble figuring out what restrictions will be in France at this point. I have read about France lifting restrictions on the borders for EU-members on the 15th of June, but even though that is only a week away now i have not been able to find any further information or confirmation on these plans yet - anyone know anything about this? I obviously hope to start my camino from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, but if there would be too many restrictions on travelling to and in France i guess starting in Roncesvalles would be the option. Jeppe, Denmark
El camino con correos
08-06-2020
Hi! The borders in France are closed until June 15. We look forward to new announcements from the country. Buen Camino!
Eric
07-06-2020
Point of information, 2021 is a holy year. The last holy year saw a 100,000+ more pilgrims on the trail. I’m planning a September or October Camino. Will book after July 15. Waiting to see how it goes once the trial is open. But will buy trip cancellation insurance.
El camino con correos
08-06-2020
Buen Camino, Eric!
IGNACIO GONZALEZ
08-06-2020
Había preparado el viaje de mi vida incluyendo el Camino de Santiago, pero hay más tiempo que vida esperemos algún día pòder ir.
El camino con correos
08-06-2020
El Camino de Santiago siempre estará ahí, Ignacio. Mucho ánimo y Buen Camino!
Kevin
08-06-2020
Hi everybody we’ve booked for our sponsored walk on the 15th of September this year from Porto to San Diego comfortable does anybody know if that’s gonna go ahead it’s gonna be open and we’re up to today thank you Kevin
El camino con correos
09-06-2020
Hi Kevin! Knowing what's going to happen in September is impossible. It all depends on how the pandemic evolves. Today, everything points to pilgrims returning to the Camino de Santiago in July. Buen Camino!
Richard Catlin
09-06-2020
I did the Camino Frances in 2018 and only stayed in Albergues. Tent camping seemed to be discouraged. I am wondering if tent camping would be feasible and more facilitated during the covid challenge.
El camino con correos
10-06-2020
Hi Richard! We will be attentive to all kinds of measures that are taken for the Camino in this situation. Buen Camino!
Dave
11-06-2020
Hi, It's so good to see so many like-minded people eager to get back on the Camino. A big thank you to El Camino for this blog and keeping us updated. I have taken a gamble and booked a cheap flight to Bilboa in Mid July. Being from Uk it really will be touch and go whether I will even be allowed into Spain/France. But Covid numbers are falling and I remain positive. If allowed I can choose best options on where to start my Camino. Finding a bed for the night to suit our budgets is a big part of the journey/adventure and think its important to prepare for that in this exceptional year i will expect places in Alberges will be limited and strict protocols will be in place. I cannot imagine the usual sharing of kitchens and communal eating etc. I will also be very conscious of the fact that the local cafes/bars etc will need our support more than ever this year and will eat in their establishments as much as my budget will allow! I too will be carrying a tent as an emergency back up. I think if you have no other choice and are discreet- e.g pitch up at dusk and pack up early dawn and leave site exactly as you found it- it should be no harm. overall I do expect this year to be more challenging and do expect to need a much higher budget! but do not think it will dampen the magical experience of what the Camino brings. Good luck to everyone Buen Camino! Ofcourse that is providing all goes well and that we are allowed to journey!
El camino con correos
11-06-2020
Thanks for your thinking, Dave. Buen Camino!
Marjolein
11-06-2020
Hello, My question is if you live in Spain, its allready to walk the camino from 21th of june.
El camino con correos
12-06-2020
Hi Marjolein! Some Caminos can be completed from June 22. Others will have to wait a little longer until all the communities have passed the phases and enter the new normal as the Camino Francés. For this Camino, it is better to wait until July.
Marjolein
11-06-2020
Possible????????
Marjolein
12-06-2020
Thank you for your message. And is it possible to walk the camino from sevilla to santiago (the silver route) from 22 of june?
El camino con correos
12-06-2020
Hi Marjolein. It will depend on whether the autonomous communities allow mobility between them or not. We are attentive to the decision.
Harald van Gils
12-06-2020
https://www.elcaminoconcorreos.com/en/blog/camino-santiago-reopens-july?fbclid=IwAR3nRA2GSaQqfUsUNo-VgLkKrsz83C8jbaFNpgZtxSBx4FrqHXhYMWCMhc0
Eric
12-06-2020
From what I recall from my Camino’s, there was only 1 on trail tent camping ground. Almost all of the property on either side of the trail is private property. That my change going forward.
Marjolein
13-06-2020
Thank you for the answers. I hope to hear soon which and when is possible to walk. Do you know on which site they will say which camino (and when) is pissible to start walking? But for sure every camino from the 1th of july? Is it nessesary to make reservations?
Sid
13-06-2020
As a U.S. citizen coming from the United States, when can I come to Spain and not have to have a 14 day quarantine period?
El camino con correos
15-06-2020
Hi Sid! Starting July 1, it is planned to open the borders with countries outside the EU. But Spain is waiting for Brussels to click on a group of countries with which they can reopen those external borders. The countries included must meet three requirements: their epidemiological situation must be analogous or better than that of the EU; Assume certain sanitary conditions at origin, route and destination; and require that they act with reciprocity, that is, require also accept the entry of affected travelers from the EU.
Eric
14-06-2020
Sid, One the best place to get updates is the El Pais in English site. They have all the latest government announcements. It seems that after July 1 all restrictions will be off international travel.
Guoda
15-06-2020
Hi, everyone. Sadly, our flight to Bilbao is cancelled (supposed to be on 23 of August. Hope we could make it next year. :(
El camino con correos
16-06-2020
Hi Guoda. The Asociación de Municipios del Camino de Santiago will publish a list of the hostels that are open. As soon as they do we share it. Buen Camino!
Martin
16-06-2020
Have anyone please any news about the re-opening of the Santiago cathedral???
El camino con correos
17-06-2020
Hi Martin. The Santiago Cathedral reopen the 1st of July. You can read more info here: https://www.elcaminoconcorreos.com/en/blog/camino-santiago-reopens-july
Christopher Huston
18-06-2020
I'm looking at walking the Camino Frances beginning at St. Jean Pied de Port, in mid-August. Are the albergues likely to be open?
El camino con correos
19-06-2020
Hi Christopher! Not all. But a good part of the albergues and hosteles hope to open between July nd August. Buen Camino!
Dan Coster
18-06-2020
I'm gearing up to go September/ October..I'm confident every things going to be Okay...
El camino con correos
19-06-2020
We hope it too!
Kevin O’Callaghan
19-06-2020
Hi Done me and my wife and I are starting our sponsored walk hopefully on the 14th of September from Porto to San Diego I’m hoping it will be okay by then we’ve booked in hotels and bed and breakfasts fingers crossed we can go trying to raise money for my daughter who is disabled for her day centre had five functions booked this year butCOVID-19 put an end to them
Ieva
22-06-2020
Hi! Is there a list of Albergues that will be open starting from July? We have our flights for July 6th to Bilbao and will be walking the Camino del Norte. Also, were reading about an app where we would book a place in some of the Albergues (to reduce the contact during reservation handling) does anyone know more info about it?
Chris
22-06-2020
Hi :) I am thinking of doing solo travel and do the 'Camino' for a week or so in mid-July. Does anyone know or have any suggestions to which routes might be ideal, taking into consideration which hostels might be open. Thank you! Chris
El camino con correos
23-06-2020
Hi Chris! Until now, the route with the most open hostels is the Camino Francés. We will be watching how it evolves. Buen Camino!
John Sacco
23-06-2020
Hi, Looking to hike the Primitivo in mid September. What is the likelihood of finding overnight accommodations?
El camino con correos
23-06-2020
Hi John. Our recommendation is that you book in advance. On the Camino Primitivo there are still not many shelters open and they have had to reduce their capacity. Buen Camino!
Eric
23-06-2020
Americans may be excluded from entering the EUs 27 countries come July 1. The C19 levels in the USA, as of now, do not meet EU standards. The list will be revised every 2 weeks. And I don’t blame them for being cautious. Still hoping to go in the fall.
Mitch
24-06-2020
Plans set for May 2021! In the meantime, mini Caminos at home.
Ellen
27-06-2020
How realistic is it that I would be able to walk the Camino THIS July (my flight is for July 5). I’m from the US
El camino con correos
29-06-2020
Hi Ellen! The EU decides today which countries will be able to enter Spain from July 1. Forecasts are not good for USA, which does not meet epidemiological requirements. As soon as the EU makes a decision, we update the information.
Eric
28-06-2020
Ellen, the EU will be excluding tourists from the USA according to NYT, BBC and many other sources, when the July 1 reopening of the EU begins. The USA does not meet the EU C19 standards. So I doubt you’ll be able to go to Spain. Sorry ????.
Lorenzo
29-06-2020
Hi! I'm going to start my journey from Leon (camino frances) in the middle of July. Do i need to book the overnight stays in advance or can I book those day by day on my way? Thank you.
El camino con correos
01-07-2020
Hello, Lorenzo. We definitely recommend booking in advance if possible, since it ensures that you will get a place now that the albergues and hostels have limited space. Buen Camino!
Feargal Hartnett
29-06-2020
Hi, I am scheduled to do the last 125km of the Camino in September and the hostels I have booked and paid for are temporarily closed as per the trip advisor site. Do you think they will reopen?
El camino con correos
01-07-2020
Hello, Feargal. That will depend on how the situation continues and which Camino you're walking. As of right now, our hope is to have the majority of the albergues in the Camino Francés open by August, but we will have to wait and see. Buen Camino!
Ieva
29-06-2020
Hi, any news about accommodation along Camino del Norte? Are any going to be open in July? Thanks!
El camino con correos
01-07-2020
Hello, Ieva. As of right now, public albergues along Camino del Norte are still closed. You can follow up on their status at www.alberguesxacobeo.gal and book your reservation there too once they are open. Buen Camino!
Genevieve Singe
30-06-2020
Hi. So glad to hear things are progressing!!!!!I have planned my route on the Camino Frances in Sep from Le-Puy-en-Velay to St-Jean-Pied-du-Port. I am from South Africa!!!! So what is my chance of entering France in Sep 18 ???????? Input would be great. Many thanks
Genevieve Singe
30-06-2020
Hi. So glad to hear things are progressing!!!!!I have planned my route on the Camino Frances in Sep from Le-Puy-en-Velay to St-Jean-Pied-du-Port. I am from South Africa!!!! So what is my chance of entering France in Sep 18 ???????? Input would be great. Many thanks
Genevieve Singe
01-07-2020
Apologies!!!I just posted and incorrectly typed...its not the Camino Frances I'm doing this year . It's the Chemin Frances. And just wondering about availability of accomodation in albergues in France and if camping in my one man tent is an alternative to hostels? Can you give me advise on in which towns/villages allow or cater for camping? A website? Anything to help. Many thanks.Genevieve
Genevieve Singe
01-07-2020
Apologies!!!I just posted and incorrectly typed...its not the Camino Frances I'm doing this year . It's the Chemin Frances. And just wondering about availability of accomodation in albergues in France and if camping in my one man tent is an alternative to hostels? Can you give me advise on in which towns/villages allow or cater for camping? A website? Anything to help. Many thanks.Genevieve
Lance
02-07-2020
Hi, I plan to camp along Camino Frances in August. Do you know if the campsites are opening? Thanks
Annabelle
02-07-2020
Hi there, I am flying to Bilbao on the 25th of July. I would love to book some alberges upfront, do you have a list of te alberges that are open on route the france? Thank you so much, Annabelle
El camino con correos
03-07-2020
Hello, Annabelle. The Xunta de Galicia has created a website where you can keep track of which public albergues are open on each route and book a reservation: https://alberguesxacobeo.gal/. We also have lists of over 5000 albergues, hostels and hotels that you can check out (you will find them on each stage of the 'TheCaminos' section) with their contact information. Buen Camino!
peter
04-07-2020
dovrei fare il cammino dalla Francia passare in Spagna ad agosto volevo sapere che tipo di autorizzazione covid 2019 devo portarmi dietro per non avere problemi
peter
04-07-2020
dovrei fare il cammino dalla Francia passare in Spagna ad agosto volevo sapere che tipo di autorizzazione covid 2019 devo portarmi dietro per non avere problemi

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