Best Time To Walk The Camino – 2017 In Numbers

May 11, 2018 by
Alex hiking in Connemara
POSTED BY May 11, 2018

We brought you the Pilgrimage figures for 2016, and it helped some of you to plan your Camino de Santiago trip around the busy or not-so-busy times of the year. Now we’re bringing you the 2017 figures which should help you to draw conclusions on how busy the Camino trail will be in 2018.

Here are the exact figures by month for Camino pilgrims in 2017:

  • January: 1,355
  • February: 1,696
  • March: 5,176
  • April: 26,925
  • May: 35,346
  • June: 41,619
  • July: 47,470
  • August: 57,680
  • September: 42,189
  • October: 31,341
  • November: 7,346
  • December: 2,893

These figures represent the overall number of pilgrims in 2017. Take a look at our infographic to see a breakdown of the most popular routes and the vast variety of different pilgrims!

Infographic breaking down the Camino pilgrims by numbers

Figured out when you want to hike the Camino? Why not take the first step!