Hospital de Montouto | Wise Pilgrim Guidebooks for the Camino de Santiago
1.20km → Hospital de Montouto → Paradavella
To Santiago: 
145.40
Altitude: 
1025
Fiesta: 

On the 25th of July the small chapel here is the destination for a romería from Fonsagrada in honor of Santiago.

The Road: 

From this alto it is a 300m descent to Paradavella in less than 4km. The path is entirely off of the road along a forest track.

History: 

The ruins of the old Hospital de Montouto can be found here at the alto, though if history is any indication they may not stay for long; this refuge for pilgrims as been relocated more than once since it was built in 1357 as the camino route itself varied from century to century.