O Cebreiro | Wise Pilgrim Guidebooks for the Camino de Santiago
Laguna de Castilla → 2.20km → O Cebreiro → Liñares
To Santiago: 
152.80
Altitude: 
1292

O Cebreiro has grown from a small and ancient village of dairy farmers into a small and ancient village of large scale tourism. With luck you will arrive in a shroud of fog and leave with an abundance of sunshine; both suit this village well.

The Road: 

From the top, it is mostly downhill, though there remain a few brief climbs, all of the way to Triacastela.

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History: 

It has played an important role throughout the history of the camino. It was the parish priest, Father Elías Valiña Sampedro, who is most responsible for the resurgence of the camino. It was he that first painted the yellow arrows, and the tales that surrounded him doing so are the stuff of...

Accommodation in O Cebreiro