6.30km → Piedratecha
Altitude: 
675

Tineo was built on the side of a steep valley and everywhere you go feels like a climb, but don’t let that deter you from getting out of the albergue (particularly the municipal) for a bit of exploring.

The church is dedicated to San Pedro and adjacent to it is the Museo de...

History: 

Tineo can trace its growth back to the early 13th century when King Alfonso IX mandated that all pilgrims pass through this place. It was at this time the largest pilgrim hospital on this route was built, the Mater Christi. The hospital is no longer, but remnants of its chapel and...

Notice: 

Buy supplies. Between Tineo and Campiello there are no services apart from a fountain at the edge of Tineo.

San Pedro, patron of the city, is celebrated on the 29th of June. A longer fiesta is held from the 12th to the 18th of August in celebration of San Roque.

The Road: 

The camino descends to the center of Tineo as far as the church. From there it turns right and begins the uphill climb out of town on the Calle la Fuente; the fuente is the fountain at the edge of town near a small picnic area.

Accommodation in Tineo

Municipal

1

Albergue Mater Christi de Tineo
Municipal
Cabezas de San Juan
38 5€ Photo in Albergue Mater Christi de Tineo on the Camino de Santiago
Private

2

Albergue Palacio de Merás
Private
Pío Cuervo, 3
54 12€
Pension

3

Pensión Bar Tineo
Pension
González Mayo, 28
Photo in Pensión Bar Tineo on the Camino de Santiago

4

Pensión La Posada
Pension
González Mayo, 25
Photo in Pensión La Posada on the Camino de Santiago
Hotel

5

Hotel Don Miguel ⭑
Hotel
Oviedo, 6

6

Hotel Palacio de Meras ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Pío Cuervo, 3
Photo in Hotel Palacio de Meras on the Camino de Santiago
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3.40km → Villaluz
Altitude: 
800
History: 

Monasterio de Obona

When King Alfonso IX declared that all pilgrims along the camino primitivo must visit Tineo he further mandated that they do the same with the Monastery at Obona. Pilgrims who did not visit it were indeed punished.

These days visiting...

The Road: 

After descending from the alto, you emerge onto the main road (AS-350) in Piedratecha. Turn right and follow the road. About 600m later the camino bears to the left along a trail. Halfway down the hill to Vilaluz, there is an optional detour to the ruins of the Monasterio de Obona.

Photo in Piedratecha on the Camino de Santiago
1.50km → Berrugoso
Altitude: 
620
The Road: 

From Villaluz the camino rejoins the road and passes through the small hamlet of Berrugoso and the abandoned aldea of Las Tiendas. It continues along the road into Campiello.

0.60km → Las Tiendas
Altitude: 
600
0.80km → Campiello
Altitude: 
595
1.10km → El Fresno
Altitude: 
610

There are two bars in Campiello. Casa Ricardo on the left is a grocery, bar, restaurant, and albergue; the owners have been at it for three generations. Across the street Casa Herminia, proprietors of the other albergue, the other restaurant, and now the Hotel Rural. In the...

Notice: 

If you plan on continuing to Borres, stock up on food in Campiello.

The Road: 

Keep on the road through and out of town.

Accommodation in Campiello

Private

1

Albergue Casa Herminia
Private
Campiello, 4
26 10€ Photo in Albergue Casa Herminia on the Camino de Santiago

2

Albergue Casa Ricardo
Private
Campiello, 1
30 10€
Hotel Rural

3

Hotel Rural Casa Herminia
Hotel Rural
Campiello, 15
Altitude: 
590
The Road: 

At the end of El Fresno the camino turns left onto a smaller road, and then leaves that road 300m later to follow a track through the countryside and into Borres.

Altitude: 
625
The Road: 

The camino returns to the road in Borres, and immediately crosses it to climb up and out of town on the other side.

Accommodation in Borres (albergue)

Municipal

1

Albergue Santa María de Borres
Municipal
Borres
18 3€ Photo in Albergue Santa María de Borres on the Camino de Santiago
1.40km → La Mortera
Altitude: 
705

Accommodation in Samblismo

Private

1

Samblismo Albergue
Private
6
Altitude: 
690

It is a quaint old bar, more of a shop. It always looks closed, to the point of leaving the lights off and abandoning all forms of contemporary signs indicating that it might be open. The only way to know for sure is to pull on the handle.

Notice: 

This is the last bar, and source of water, for quite a distance for anybody following the route through hospitales.

The Road: 

Cross the road in front of the bar and turn right (uphill) on the first road. Where it ends, turn left and soon you will rejoin the camino that arrives from the first split.

Photo in La Mortera on the Camino de SantiagoPhoto in La Mortera on the Camino de SantiagoPhoto in La Mortera on the Camino de Santiago
2.60km → Alto de Palo
Altitude: 
1105
1.90km → Porciles
Altitude: 
760
2.00km → Lavadoira
Altitude: 
755

Two friendly bars in town, one at the beginning and one at the end. Both have a stamp. The latter one is closed on Sundays and Saturday evenings.

Photo in Porciles on the Camino de Santiago
Altitude: 
800
1.90km → Ferroy
Altitude: 
805
The Road: 

At the Alto the Chavadoira the camino leaves the road on a track to your left. From there it descends to Pola through Ferroy.

1.40km → Pola de Allande
Altitude: 
630
0.70km → El Mazo
Altitude: 
530

Located on the bank of the río Nisón, Pola de Allende has never been a town that was easy to get to; in fact the three hospitals for pilgrims were built high up on the mountain pass precisely because it was easier to go up than down....

The Road: 

The camino leaves Pola along the road and passes the village of El Mazo.

Accommodation in Pola de Allande

Municipal

1

Albergue de Peregrinos de Pola de Allande
Municipal
América, 46
24 3€
Hotel

2

Hotel La Nueva Allandesa ⭑⭑
Hotel
Donato Fernandez, 3
Photo in Hotel La Nueva Allandesa on the Camino de Santiago

3

Hotel Lozano
Hotel
Galicia, 5

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