The Camino Frances in Palencia | Wise Pilgrim Guidebooks for the Camino de Santiago
Altitude: 
771

The Iglesia parroquial de San Pedro Apóstol (at the entrance to town) has an image of Santiago Peregrino.

We can learn a bit about the name of the town, the name of the river, and the word for the stones that mark the camino. They all derive from hito (Fitero,...

Accommodation in Itero de la Vega

Municipal

1

Albergue de Peregrinos de Itero del Castillo
Municipal
Plaza del Ayuntamiento
7 5€
Private

2

Albergue de Itero La Mochilla
Private
Santa Ana, 3
20 6-10€ Photo in Albergue de Itero "La Mochilla" on the Camino de Santiago

3

Albergue Puente Fitero
Private
Plaza Virgen del Pilar
22 8€ Photo in Albergue Puente Fitero on the Camino de Santiago

4

Albergue Hogar del Peregrino
Private
Santa María, 17
7 12€

5

Albergue de peregrinos de Itero de la Vega
Private
Plaza Virgen del Pilar
13 5€
5.40km → Frómista
Altitude: 
783

The fields surrounding Boadilla are dotted with adobe palomares (dovecotes). Find your way towards one and explore the interior, which holds thousand of niches.

Adjacent to the town square is the Romanesque Iglesia de la Asunción and a well preserved Rollo de...

The Road: 

The camino leaving Boadilla soon joins a path that runs alongside the Canal de Castilla. You will follow along the canal until the outskirts of Frómista, where you cross at one of the locks. This canal was used for both transportation and irrigation.

Accommodation in Boadilla del Camino

Municipal

1

Albergue de Boadilla del Camino
Municipal
Escuelas
12 3€
Private

2

Albergue En el Camino
Private
Francos, 3
48 7€ Photo in Albergue En el Camino on the Camino de Santiago

3

Albergue Titas
Private
Mayor, 7
12 10€ Boadilla del Camino - Albergue Titas
Hotel

4

Hotel En el Camino ⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Francos, 3
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Closed

5

Albergue Putzu
Closed
16 8€
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Altitude: 
783

Frómista is the southernmost city along the camino francés and the epicenter of wheat growing in Spain. Its rises and falls over the centuries were finally steadied with the arrival of the canals in the late 18th century; they brought proper irrigation and an abundant source of power for mills...

History: 

Pedro Gonzáles Telmo, patron saint of sailors and the namesake of the expression Saint Elmo’s Fire, hails from Frómista.

Friday is Market day.

The Road: 

Leaving Frómista is accomplished by retracing a few steps to the main intersection, do not blindly make your way through town and if you plan to leave before the sun rises do yourself the favor of scouting for arrows in advance. The trail here follows a gravel path punctuated by frequent “twin...

Accommodation in Frómista

Municipal

1

Albergue de Fromista
Municipal
Hospital
56 8€ Photo in Albergue de Fromista on the Camino de Santiago
Private

2

Albergue Estrella del Camino
Private
Ejército Español
34 8€ Photo in Albergue Estrella del Camino on the Camino de Santiago

3

Albergue Canal de Castilla
Private
La Estación, 2
16 15*€

4

Albergue Betania
Private
Ejército Español, 26
9 Donativo€ Photo in Albergue Betania on the Camino de Santiago
Pension

5

Pension La Via Lactea
Pension
Julio Senador, 1

6

Pensión Mabel
Pension
Plaza de Tuy, 2
Hostal

7

Hostal Camino de Santiago ⭑
Hostal
Ejército Español, 26
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8

Hostal El Apóstol
Hostal
Ejército Español, 5
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9

Hostal San Pedro ⭑⭑
Hostal
Ejército Español, 8
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Hotel

10

Hotel San Martín
Hotel
Plaza San Martín, 7

11

Hotel Doña Mayor ⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Francesa, 31
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Altitude: 
783

Accommodation in Población de Campos

Municipal

1

Albergue de Población de Campos
Municipal
Paseo del Cementerio
18 4€ Photo in Albergue de Población de Campos on the Camino de Santiago
Private

2

Albergue La Finca
Private
Carretera 980, km. 16
20 12€
Casa Rural

3

Casa Rural Amanecer en Campos
Casa Rural
Fuente Nueva, 5
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Altitude: 
787
Altitude: 
789

Accommodation in Villarmentero de Campos

Private

1

Albergue Amanecer
Private
José Antonio, 2
36 6€ Photo in Albergue Amanecer on the Camino de Santiago
Casa Rural

2

Casa Rural La Casona de Doña Petra
Casa Rural
Ramón y Cajal
Photo in Casa Rural La Casona de Doña Petra on the Camino de Santiago
Altitude: 
807

The Iglesia de Santa María la Blanca dominates the hillside of Villálcazar. Its appearance, that of a church/fortress, can be attributed to having belonged to the Knights Templar. King Alfonso X claimed that the White Virgin here had cured pilgrims, she is still there if you are in need...

Accommodation in Villalcázar de Sirga

Municipal

1

Albergue Villalcázar de Sirga
Municipal
Plaza del Peregrino
20 Donativo€ Photo in Albergue Villalcázar de Sirga on the Camino de Santiago
Private

2

Albergue Don Camino
Private
Real, 23
28 8€ Photo in Albergue Don Camino on the Camino de Santiago
Casa Rural

3

Casas Rurales Don Camino
Casa Rural
Real, 1

4

Casa abuela Gaspara I
Casa Rural
Cantarranas, 20
Hostal

5

Hostal Infanta Doña Leonor ⭑
Hostal
Condes de Toreno
24

6

Hostal Las Cantigas ⭑
Hostal
Doctor Durango, 2
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Altitude: 
835

The Café Bar España serves as the local bus stop, should you find yourself in need of motorized transport inquire at the bar for schedules.

History: 

Carrión de los Condes has a rich and prosperous, to say nothing of colorful, history. Located at the intersection of the Pilgrimage road and the Río Carrión it attracted merchants and a sizable population. Charlemagne is reported to have used the fields along the river as an encampment on his...

Notice: 

CAUTION - When leaving Carrión de los Condes it is extremely important to stock up on water. 17km separate it from Calzadilla de la Cueza, with little protection from the sun or wind. In recent years, a roadside kiosk has sprung up at the halfway point, but there are no guarantees that it will...

The Feast day of San Zoilo is celebrated on the 22nd of August. Market day is Thursday.

Accommodation in Carrión de los Condes

Private

1

Albergue Espíritu Santo
Private
Plaza de San Juan, 4
90 5€ Photo in Albergue Espíritu Santo on the Camino de Santiago
Parochial

2

Albergue de Peregrinos Parroquia de Santa Maria
Parochial
Clérigo Pastor, 6
52 5€ Photo in Albergue de Peregrinos Parroquia de Santa Maria on the Camino de Santiago

3

Monasterio de Santa Clara
Parochial
Santa Clara, 1
30 5€ Photo in Monasterio de Santa Clara on the Camino de Santiago
Camping

4

El Edén
Camping
Casa Rural

5

Apartamentos Casa Tía Paula
Casa Rural
Obispo Souto, 8
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Hostal

6

Hostal Albe
Hostal
Esteban Collantes, 21

7

Hostal Santiago ⭑
Hostal
Plaza de los Regentes, 8
34 Photo in Hostal Santiago on the Camino de Santiago

8

Hostal La Corte ⭑
Hostal
Plaza de los Regentes, 8
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Hotel

9

Hotel Real Monasterio de San Zoilo ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Obispo Souto
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6.20km → Ledigos
Altitude: 
859

Calzadilla’s Iglesia de San Martín, possibly the least visited church along the camino, has a generous display of crosses of Santiago.

The Road: 

The camino between here and Ledigos, a distance of 6.2km, has several detours. A large stone marker at the edge of town indicates the possible routes ahead. These variations will take you further into the hillside and away from the road. Most merge shortly before entering Ledigos, but the one...

Accommodation in Calzadilla de la Cueza

Municipal

1

Albergue Municipal de Calzadilla de la Cueza
Municipal
Mayor, 1
34 5€ Photo in Albergue Municipal de Calzadilla de la Cueza on the Camino de Santiago
Private

2

Albergue de Peregrinos Camino Real
Private
Trazera Mayor, 8
80 5€ Photo in Albergue de Peregrinos "Camino Real" on the Camino de Santiago
Hostal

3

Hostal Camino Real
Hostal
Trasera Mayor, 8
Altitude: 
873
The Road: 

Ledigos wins the award for most confusing camino signs. Fear not, both directions will take you to Terradillos de los Templarios. However, if you are planning to stay at the Los Templarios albergue (located along the road, before the pueblo) you are advised to take the path which follows the N-...

Accommodation in Ledigos

Private

1

El Palomar
Private
Ronda de Abajo
52 6€ Photo in El Palomar on the Camino de Santiago

2

Albergue La Morena
Private
Carretera, 3
42 10€ Photo in Albergue La Morena on the Camino de Santiago
Photo in Lédigos on the Camino de Santiago
3.20km → Moratinos
Altitude: 
870
The Road: 

Between here and Sahagún the camino follows along a dirt track which frequently parallels the N-120. The N-120 has numerous blind spots for motorists and you are advised to keep off it whether by bike or by foot.

Accommodation in Terradillos de los Templarios

Private

1

Albergue Jacques de Molay
Private
La Iglesia, 18
49 8/10€ Photo in Albergue de Terradillo de los Templarios - Jacques de Molay on the Camino de Santiago

2

Albergue Los Templarios
Private
La Carretera
51 8€ Photo in Albergue Los Templarios on the Camino de Santiago
Altitude: 
859

Moratinos has seen its share of pilgrims over the years and is currently undergoing what can be described as a slow renaissance. The hillside is chock full of hobbit holes, specially built to store large barrels of wine.

Accommodation in Moratinos

Private

1

Albergue de Peregrinos Hospital San Bruno
Private
Ontanón, 9
22 10€ Photo in Albergue de peregrinos San Bruno on the Camino de Santiago
Hostal

2

Hostal Moratinos ⭑⭑
Hostal
Real, 12
25 10€ Photo in Hostal Moratinos on the Camino de Santiago
Photo in Moratinos on the Camino de Santiago
7.60km → Sahagún
Altitude: 
844
The Road: 

More than halfway between San Nicolás and Sahagún the camino departs from the dirt track and crosses the highway. It heads towards the Ermita de la Virgen del Puente. Just beyond the Ermita stands a monument which marks the geographical center of the camino, the halfway point. Naturally...

Accommodation in San Nicolás del Real Camino

Private

1

Alberguería Laganares
Private
Plaza de la Iglesia
22 9€ Photo in Alberguería Laganares on the Camino de Santiago

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