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Camino Portugues Map 24
2.80km → Cesantes
Altitude: 
15

Getting into town and out again is straightforward. There is an alternative route that is signed, which takes you through town closer to the river.

As a city, Redondela has its charms. It sits well inland of the Vigo estuary and is bisected by two massive train bridges, both a testament...

The Road: 

When leaving town, the camino crosses the N550 at a bottleneck on the north side of town that is heavy with traffic at all hours. Cross the N550 as soon as you get to it, and almost immediately veer left gently onto a side road.

The arrows from here leave a bit to be desired. They are...

Accommodation in Redondela

Xunta

1

Albergue de Peregrinos (Casa da Torre)
Xunta
Praza de Ribadavia
42 6€
Private

2

Albergue Alfonso XII
Private
Alfonso XII, 22
4 15€

3

El Camino
Private
Telmo Bernárdez, 11
40 12€ Photo in El Camino on the Camino de Santiago

4

Albergue A Conserveira
Private
Pai Crespo, 60
38 10€

5

A Casa da Herba de Redondela
Private
Isidoro Queimaliños, 35
24 12€

6

Albergue Santiago de Vilavella
Private
Pai Crespo, 55
46 15€

7

Albergue Rosa d'Abreu
Private
Queimaliños, 33
6 15€
Parochial

8

Albergue Santiago Apóstol
Parochial
Telmo Bernárdez, 15
30 10€
3.90km → Arcade
Altitude: 
65
Notice: 

When approaching Cesantes, the camino turns left after going over the railway. This turn is often overlooked. If you miss the turn, the map below shows the way.

The Road: 

Getting past Cesantes means crossing the N550 once more, at probably the most dangerous point in a curve in the road. Head straight across and keep to your right.

You are climbing uphill now and will traverse around the O Viso peak. Along the way you pass an installation of pilgrim shells...

Accommodation in Cesantes

Private

1

O Refuxio De la Jerezana
Private
Estrada do Pereiro, 43-45
24 12€ Photo in O Refuxio De la Jerezana on the Camino de Santiago
Pension

2

Pensión Jumboli
Pension
Ctra. Cesantes, 13
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1.30km → Pontesampaio
Altitude: 
45

If you fancy a dip in the sea or just a stroll along a beach, Arcade and Pontesampaio (a bridge away) will oblige. Follow the camino to the bridge over the estuary where you will find a strip of sand on both sides.

Accommodation in Arcade

Private

1

Albergue Lameiriñas
Private
Lameiriñas, 8
28 12€ Photo in Albergue Lameiriñas on the Camino de Santiago

2

Albergue O Recuncho do Peregrino
Private
Estrada de Soutoxuste
20 10€€

3

O lar de Pepa
Private
Camino Ribeiro, 1
10 10€ Photo in O lar de Pepa on the Camino de Santiago

4

A Xesteira
Private
Avenida Castelao,146
17€
Hotel

5

Hotel Avenida
Hotel
Rodrigo A. Castelao, 121
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6

Hotel Duarte
Hotel
Lameriñas, 8
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7

Hotel Isape ⭑⭑
Hotel
Ctra. de Soutomaior, 36
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2.00km → Cacheiro
Altitude: 
15
The hotels here are located along the main road, which is both noisy and a bit dangerous. Suitable as a last resort but otherwise best avoided.
The Road: 

After crossing the bridge, take a left turn on the first street. This turn is followed by a series of zigs and zags that take you up and through town at the highest point.

The camino takes a welcome break from the road traffic between here and O Pobo.

Accommodation in Pontesampaio

Hotel

1

Hotel San Luis ⭑⭑
Hotel
Lugar de Paredes, 34

2

Hotel Las Islas ⭑
Hotel
Lugar de Paredes, 31
Photo in Pontesampaio on the Camino de Santiago
Altitude: 
60
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4.40km → Pontevedra
Altitude: 
35
Notice: 

In O Pobo / Santa Marta an alternative route into Pontevedra presents itself on the left side of the road.

Turn left to follow signs towards the Rio Tomeza. This path is 3.6 km to the Pontevedra Albergue (at the start of town near the train/bus stations), and the original road route to...

Photo in O Pobo - Santa Marta on the Camino de SantiagoPhoto in O Pobo - Santa Marta on the Camino de Santiago
Altitude: 
40
Altitude: 
60
Altitude: 
15
3.90km → Alba
Altitude: 
30

Your entrance to the old town center of Pontevedra is punctuated with its most famous church, the Iglesia de la Virgen Peregrina, a shrine to the Pilgrim Virgen who guided pilgrims here from Baiona.

To see the rest of Pontevedra’s notable buildings will required you to stray from the...

The Road: 

Leave by crossing the Ponte do Burgo and heading straight-ish through the next roundabout, turning left immediately after. Before long you will be alongside the railway, which you will cross just before the church of Alba.

Accommodation in Pontevedra

Xunta

1

Albergue de Peregrinos (Virgen Peregrina)
Xunta
Otero Pedrayo
56 6€
Private

2

Aloxa Hostel
Private
Gorgullón
57 10/12€

3

Slow City Hostel
Private
Amargura, 5
10 17.50*€ Photo in Slow City Hostel on the Camino de Santiago

4

Albergue Acolá
Private
Arcebispo Malvar, 15
16 17€
Hotel

5

Hotel Room ⭑⭑
Hotel
Filgueira Valverde 10
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6

Hotel Virgen del Camino ⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Virgen del Camino 53-55
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7

Hotel Comercio ⭑
Hotel
Augusto González Besada, 5
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8

Hotel Madrid
Hotel
Andrés Mellado, 5

9

Hotel Alda Estación ⭑⭑
Hotel
Eduardo Pondal, 76
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10

Hotel Rúas ⭑
Hotel
Figueroa, 35

11

Hotel Galicia Palace ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Vigo, 3
Parador

12

Parador de Pontevedra ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Parador
Barón, 19
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Camino Portugues Map 25
0.60km → San Caetano
Altitude: 
35
Photo in Alba on the Camino de Santiago
4.40km → San Amaro
Altitude: 
20
The Road: 

Exercise caution passing through San Caetano as the road is quite narrow and the traffic is quite fierce. At the end of town turn right off the road. Soon you will be along the railway once more which you will follow along for several kilometers.

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Altitude: 
Altitude: 
7.50km → Briallos
Altitude: 
120

San Amaro sits square above the railway that you walked along a few kilometers ago; they tunnel through this hillside on their way to Santiago.

There are two bars in town; the first has the most character and the most business. Friendly service too.

The Road: 

Turn left at the fork in the road, past the park, and onto a country lane. The turn off for the Portela/Barro albergue is along this stretch, and it takes you uphill to the right.

Photo in San Amaro on the Camino de SantiagoPhoto in San Amaro on the Camino de Santiago
Altitude: 
100

Located along a deviation of the camino, well signed. It adds a few meters to the journey but has a municipal albergue in a quiet town.

The Road: 

Before arriving at Briallos, the camino approaches the N550 once more. At this point, there are signs for the Natural Park of the Rio Barosa, and the waterfalls. The waterfalls are 500m down the road directly opposite this point and are a worthwhile detour. Picnic areas and a bar and...

Accommodation in A Portela - Barro

Municipal

1

Albergue de peregrinos de Barro - A Portela
Municipal
16 8€ Photo in Albergue de peregrinos de Barro - A Portela on the Camino de Santiago
2.90km → Tivó
Altitude: 
35

Small shop in Briallos located along the N550. The albergue is located a few hundred meters from the center, turn left when you get to town, following the signs. Otherwise, keep on straight to the end of town.

Accommodation in Briallos

Xunta

1

Albergue de Peregrinos Briallos
Xunta
Portas
27 6€ Photo in Albergue de Peregrinos Briallos on the Camino de Santiago
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1.70km → Caldas de Reis
Altitude: 
25

Accommodation in Tivó

Private

1

Albergue Catro Canos
Private
18 10€ Photo in Albergue Catro Canos on the Camino de Santiago
Photo in Tivó on the Camino de Santiago

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