We recommend you play it safe and purchase travel insurance before your Camino de Santiago trip.
Basic cover generally includes:
-Emergency medical care abroad, personal accident, out-patient medical expenses, repatriation (Sometimes).
-When things go wrong with your travel plans: If the trip is cancelled, if you miss your departure, if there’s any travel delay, if you lose your luggage, travel home care.
-Losing money, passport, and important things: including lost passport expenses, lost money, cover personal liability, legal expenses