There have been very few reported incidents over the last decade of walkers being accosted; the most common instances relate to petty theft in the bigger towns.

Use your common sense and follow some of our tips:-

  • Keep your valuables in a money belt or inner pocket.
  • When walking in rural surroundings, be aware of anyone who is hanging around and doesn’t look like a fellow pilgrim.
  • Keep your distance and if necessary wait for fellow walkers to catch you up before proceeding; on the Camino, you’ll never have to wait too long for fellow pilgrims.
  • We certainly don’t want you to feel that it’s unsafe to walk the Camino.
  • Many thousands of travellers walk it every year with no negative incidents unless you include blisters.

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WalkTheCamino.com is the Camino de Santiago website for Walk the Camino, a specialist organiser of tailor-made walks and tours on the Camino de Santiago and other parts of Spain.

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