Bercianos del Real Camino | Wise Pilgrim Guidebooks for the Camino de Santiago
Sahagún → 10.10km → Bercianos del Real Camino → El Burgo Ranero
To Santiago: 
350.60
Altitude: 
855

The name of the town tells us that the original inhabitants came from the Bierzo area, and that it is situated along the Camino Real, or Royal Camino. This designation has nothing at all to do with royalty but is rather a term given to primary roads that met a certain metric for size; much like versions of our modern day National highways.

The Iglesia de San Salvador contains a sculpture of St. John the Baptist. The original church tower very nearly lasted into the 21st c., but not quite. The replacement is an uninspiring steel bell tower.

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Services
Bar: 
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Grocery: 
Yes
Medical Center: 
Yes
Bus: 
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Accommodation in Bercianos del Real Camino