ON THIS WEBSITE WE WILL CONTINUE PROVIDING YOU WITH INFORMATION REGARDING THE MEASURES ADOPTED BY THE AUTHORITIES RELATED TO THE WAY, AND ESPECIALLY THE PRIMITIVE WAY.
WE WILL KEEP YOU POSTED
We all know the effort citizens are making to go back to have a normal life.We all appreciate the effort that healthcare professionals, senior care providers, state security forces, civil servants, farmers, carriers, drivers, supermarket and grocery store employees, cleaners at health centres, pharmacists, employees from companies which are providing us with basic supply like water, light, gas…and many others are making for us to stay safe at home, away from the danger of being infected by Covid-19.
Itisimportanttoactcarefully.Weneedtomakesurethatwecangoback toTheWaysafely,alwaysthinkingaboutallthepeoplewearegoingto spend the time with or bump into:*Villagers from villages you will pass by*Other pilgrims*Lodging places, hoteliers…
All citizens of the European Community and subject to the Schengen treatyfrom June 22, 2020 they can circulate freely in the Spanish Statebut they must take into account the departure conditions of their own country.Citizens of countries NOT included in the Schengen treaty mustCheck with the Consulate of Spain in your country about the conditions of entry inSpain.In Galicia, from July 13, 2021 it is necessary to fill in the form found in the followinglink if your origin is from anywhere in Spain other than Galicia or from abroad. You must do so within 24 hours after entering the Communityhttps://coronavirus.sergas.gal/viaxeiros/Rexistro.aspx?ling=enYou can also communicate your origin by phone 881002021
1. Keep social distance, not only along The Way but also in villages or shelters.2. Wear a mask, either a surgical one or a FFP2 mask with no valve. Use the mask inside your accommodation, especially in the communal areas.3. Wear gloves made of latex or nitrile if you are in contact with other pilgrims, villagers or if you make use of any of the services throughout The Way and always keep social distance.4.Itisnecessarytobeverycautiouswithyourhygiene.Makefrequentuseofsoap andhydroalcoholicsolution/handsanitizeraftertouchingvirus-transmittingsurfacesespeciallyifyoutouchthosewhichhavebeenprovedtoberiskylikemetallicorplastic surfaces in low temperatures. Avoid touching your face with your hands.5. Carry your own sleeping bag if at your accommodation there are no disposable items.6. Carry enough number of masks and gloves until you get to the next village with a chemist’s.7. Avoid sharing personal ítems.8. Individual responsibility must prevent irresponsible actions like spitting, coughing recklessly (use a tissue), throwing butts on the ground or throwing disposable gloves and masks on the ground (use bins instead). Environmental damage is also a risk for all of us.9. Be cautious with the cleaning of fountains and seating areas. Drink the water without touching anything, avoiding the contact with the faucet, pipe, tube or wherever the water is running out.
1.Keep informed of any possible changes regarding new health measures to be adopted.2. Confirm your booking with the shelter, inn or hotel. 3. Follow the protocols and measure of every lodging or place you visit: hygiene, disinfection, gathering of waste, proper use of toilets and showers and social distance, among others.4. When booking accommodation ask if they have the items for personal protection to check if you have to buy them in advance (mask, hydroalcoholic solution/hand sanitizer and gloves)5. Ask what available items they have: sheets, blankets, pillows…in case you have to carry your own.6. Ask if you can use communal areas like the kitchen and the dining room. Prioritize the use of hostelry establishments in the village.7. Ask if they accept credit/debit card when paying. If they don’t, try to know in advance the exact amount of money you will have to pay to avoid the exchange of cash.
Pay attention now to some recommendations for pilgrims: