Manual of good practices of the Camino de Santiago

October 6, 2011

1. Follow the signs of the road.

Respecting the signage you will not get lost and you will avoid accidents.

2. Close the gates, langas, gates and doors.

If you walk with your pet, make sure that it does not cause discomfort to other users.

3. A photograph, the best memory.

Flowers, plants, animals and stones can have great ecological value and be protected. Thanks for leaving everything as you found it.

4. Do not throw garbage into the natural environment.

Save the garbage that you generate (cans, bottles, wrappers, etc.) Along the way you will find containers where you can deposit it, use them correctly.

5. Make yourself look.

On the road you should always walk on the left. If you walk at night, use bright or reflective garments.

6. Respect the signage.

Do not paint, stick stickers or deteriores the signs. Whoever comes after you must have the information in good condition. Maintenance costs money.

7. Take care of the sources, rivers and other water courses.

Do not pour detergents, soap, oil from cans, contaminants or waste into them. The survival of aquatic fauna and flora depends on the quality of the water.

8. Noise is a form of contamination.

Do not deter the peace of the field with noise.

9. Respect the route of the road and private property.

Do not create shortcuts that deteriorate the environment and can invade private property, or shocks in agricultural production, orchards or fruit trees.

10. Do not leave your waste on the road.

Do not leave papers, tissues or handkerchiefs used in personal hygiene in the field, store them and deposit them in a container. Do not leave the excrements in sight, bury them.

11. Beware of fire.

Do not light fires. If you smoke, do not throw the butt into the field, save it and deposit it in a container.

Source: Department of Rural Development and Environment. Government of Navarra.