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1.80km → Pedrouzos
Altitude: 
505

The church and adjacent cemetery, with neo-gothic spires.

The Road: 

The camino through San Xoan is a bit sloppy, there are no dedicated pedestrian crossings and a large junction means you have to keep alert. Although the camino reaches town from the west side of the road, and later leaves it from the west side, the arrows have you cross over the N-634 to ease...

1.80km → A Ponte de Sar
Altitude: 
465
The Road: 

After Pedrouzos the camino returns to, and crosses, the N-634. A short distance later it returns to repeat the crossing in the opposite direction and proceeds to pass underneath the A-8. Past two small hamlets, it reverses course and passes back under the big highway and across the small one to...

6.40km → Baamonde
The Road: 

Upon reaching a recreation area in Pígara the camino turns right (west) onto a road to back to the now familiar road and highway crossings. However when it reaches the N-634 for the second time if follows it a full kilometer before turning off to the left. Ahead is a large junction and the...

Camino del Norte Map 23
Altitude: 
430

The most overlooked curiosity on this or any other camino must be the Castaño de Baamonde. Just a few meters from the camino, next to the Iglesia de Santiago, stands the 500-year-old chestnut tree.

Get close to it and you’ll discover that the inside has been carved by a local...

Notice: 
There are two routes to chose from when leaving Baamonde, but neither are related to a new alternative route that appears in San Breixo. Both routes from Baamonde are suitable and rejoin just out of town. Beyond the two options out of town mentioned above, there will soon be another very...
La Virgen del Rosario de Baamonde is celebrated on the 11th of September.
The Road: 

There is one roundabout in the center of Baamonde, and from it you have two options. To the right is the official camino, and to the left is an alternative complementaria route. The complementaria route has the benefit of avoiding the road in favor of a trail.

Accommodation in Baamonde

Xunta

1

Albergue de peregrinos de Baamonde
Xunta
Carretera de Vilalba, 9
94 6€
Hostal

2

Hostal Ruta Esmeralda
Hostal
Ctra. N-VI Km, 5296
2.60km → Digañe
Altitude: 
490
The Road: 

Pay close attention to the option in this small hamlet, the arrows may have been manipulated. When you reach the road you have two choices: Left along the old camino or right to follow the newer shorter option directly to Boimil.

Along the official camino you will pass through the small...

English translation unavailable for Digañe.
Altitude: 
450

Also known as Aldar, no services for pilgrims apart from the albergue.

The Road: 

At the end of town the camino keeps on straight into the forest along a foot path, a shortcut to the road. When you get to the road, turn right and follow it to the two Seixóns, first the lower and then the higher.

Accommodation in Santa Leocadia / Carballedo

Private

1

Albergue Rural Witericus
Private
Carballedo
9 12€ Photo in Albergue Rural Witericus on the Camino de Santiago
0.70km → A Lagoa
Altitude: 
465
The Road: 

In Seixón turn right at the junction (bar) and follow the road. The second junction is the place known as A Lagoa and the albergue is on your left.

1.90km → Miraz
Altitude: 
450
The Road: 

Turn left at the albergue onto the LU-P-2107, and a few meters later veer to the right along the LU-P-2113 in the direction of Miraz.

Accommodation in A Lagoa

Private

1

Albergue A Lagoa
Private
A Lagoa
20 10€
10.10km → A Roxica

On your left as you arrive at Miraz is the last remaining tower and gate of the Pazo de Miraz, they are all that remain of the 15th century fortress. The church is dedicated to Santiago.

Notice: 
There are no services between Miraz and A Roxica, several hours away. Plan accordingly.
The Road: 

At the west end of Miraz the camino becomes a gravel road which runs 3.5km to the next paved surface and turns left and into Braña the town with no buildings. Soon it merges with another larger road (still a country lane, the LU-P-2102). If follows this road about 600m and turns right onto...

Accommodation in Miraz

Association

1

Albergue San Martin - Miraz
Association
Corral da Fonte
26 Donativo€
Private

2

Albergue Ó Abrigo
Private
As Laxes, 32
44 10€
0.70km → O Mesón

No services for pilgrims apart from the albergue.

The Road: 

Keep on the road through A Roxica and at the next junction, a fork with 3 forward options, keep on the road to the left. The village of A Cabana is ahead (no services). You will follow this road, still the LU-P-2119, past the hamlets of Travesa, and Marcela before turning right onto another road...

Accommodation in A Roxica

Private

1

Albergue Casa Roxica
Private
A Roxica, 1
10 10€
1.20km → Travesa
The Road: 

In Mesón the camino turns right off of the AC-934, near the start of town. It follows this quieter road in the direction of the Igrexa de Roade, following along several different roads and paths before getting back to the AC-934. Look for arrows at every junction. A short distance past the Lagoa...

Camino del Norte Map 24
English translation unavailable for Travesa.
English translation unavailable for Corteporcos.
English translation unavailable for O Mesón.
3.80km → Castro (Carelle)
Altitude: 
505
History: 
The Monastery of Santa María de Sobrado draws visitors from all over Galicia and has had a tumultuous life. When it was built in the year 952 it was dedicated to San Salvador. By the 12th century, it was abandoned and would be taken up by a few pious groups before the Cistercians began monastic...
The Road: 

The camino leaves Sobrado along the AC-934. At the first small hamlet, Ponte Pedra, it leaves the road by turning left, but then turns right almost immediately to follow a smaller road. You will wind your way through the hamlets of Castro, and Madelos, before entering Corredoiras.

Accommodation in Sobrado dos Monxes

Parochial

1

Albergue de peregrinos de Sobrado dos Monxes
Parochial
Monasterio de Santa María
120 6€
Private

2

Albergue Lecer
Private
Casiñas, 12
28 10€
Hotel

3

Hotel San Marcus
Hotel
Plaza da Porta, 49
English translation unavailable for Castro (Carelle).
English translation unavailable for Madelos.

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