List of tips/rules from the Manual of Good Practices for a Organized trip to the Camino de Santiago

1. Follow the road signs.

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

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

If you walk with your pet, make sure it doesn’t bother 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 litter in the natural environment.

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

5. Make yourself see.

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

6. respects signposting of the Camino de Santiago.

Do not make painted, stick stickers or deteriores the signs. Whoever comes behind you must have the information in good condition. Its maintenance costs money.

7. Take care of fountains, rivers and other waterways.

Do not pour detergents, soap, canned oil, contaminant products or waste into them. The survival of aquatic fauna and flora depends on water quality.

8. Noise is a form of pollution.

Don’t deter the peace of the countryside with the noise.

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

You do not create shortcuts that deteriorate the environment and can invade private property, nor theft in agricultural productions, orchards or fruit trees.

10. Do not leave your waste on the road.

Do not leave papers, wipes or tissues used in personal hygiene in the field, store them and place them in a container. Do not expose excrement, bury them.

11. Beware of fire.

Do not light bonfires. If you smoke, do not throw the cigarette butt into the field, store it and place it in a container.

IF YOU WANT TO do the Camino de Santiago from Sarria It is very important that you respect these rules, even more so than on other routes, since it is the busiest route of all and the influx of pilgrims is very high, especially on certain festivities or in the summer months. For all this, follow the rules and follow the advice please.

Source of the Manual of good practices of the Camino de Santiago: Department of Rural Development and Environment. Government of Navarra.