What kinds of people walk the Camino Santiago?
All kinds of people walk the Camino de Santiago! According to the records of the Pilgrims' Welcome Office in Santiago de Compostela, 237,886 people completed the pilgrimage in 2014. Of these, 89% arrived on foot, 11% arrived by bicycle and a few hearty souls rode horseback. Pilgrims came from Spain (48%), Italy (8%), Germany (7%), France and the U.S. (5% each), Portugal (4%) and over 150 other countries. About 28% were 30 years of age or younger, 55% were between 30 and 65 years old, and just over 16% were older than 65 years.