Camino de Invierno Puente de Domingo Florez to A Rua | Wise Pilgrim Guidebooks for the Camino de Santiago
1.50km → Quereño
Altitude: 
370

This town has most services, including many atms and friendly locals.

The Road: 

The way out of town, if you spent the night in the hostal, is "behind" the hostal. Walk around the building to your Left. Follow that road and keep to the right when it splits. Follow the arrows and the signs pointing to Quereño.

An alternate route of equal distance can be made by...

Accommodation in Puente de Domingo Flórez
Name Booking.com

1

Hostal Restaurante La Torre
Chao do Marco

Hostal
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2

Polideportivo de Puente Domingo Flórez

Polideportivo

3

Hostal La Torre II
Chao do Marco

Hostal
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Galicia and Ourense

Crossing over the Rio Sil, you are now in Galicia. You will notice an increase in slate related industries, a shift in the local dialect, and an abundance of Land Rovers.

4.00km → Pumares
Altitude: 
372

The bridge over the river which you crossed to get to Quereño marks your arrival in Galicia.This is a curious town full of people who mean well but do not likely know the land outside of town. You enter town after passing over a bridge and under the train

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The Road: 

From Quereño, you have two choices: Sobradelo along the river, or a longer detour which takes you through Rubia. I walked back and forth through town talking to the same cast of characters numerous times before being tracked down by a young man on a bike whose grandfather knew the way to...

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1.60km → Nogueiras
Altitude: 
368

Small with only a few well cared for houses. Natural spring fountain, tasty and cold. No services.

3.70km → Sobradelo
Altitude: 
368

A pile of ruins along the train track.

2.30km → Entorna
Altitude: 
359

Sobradelo is built on a fairly steep hill. The arrows into town left me choosing to go to the left, downhill into the town. There you will find an ice cream kiosk, pharmacies, a shop, the train station, and banks. More restaurants are located on the other side

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Altitude: 
352

Although the OU-0801 road will take you all the way to O Barco, there are arrows which take you onto much more scenic trails through the forest. Eventually, you will find yourself back on the road. Keep an eye out for a blue camino sign indicating the way to your left and under the train tracks...

5.20km → Arcos
Altitude: 
329

All the services you could want in this town. “La Gran Tortuga” is a hostel at number 34 of the main road. Wifi is included, and it was a clean if aged room.

NOTE: The new albergue of Xagoaza is not actually in O Barco, but rather 3.5km out of town to the North. If you wish to...

Accommodation in O Barco de Valdeorras
Name Beds Price Booking.com

1

Polideportivo de O Barco
Galicia

Polideportivo

2

Pensión La Gran Tortuga
Rua CONDE FENOSA, 34

Pension

3

Albergue de Peregrinos Xagoaza
CONDE FENOSA, 34

Xunta
20 6€

4

Hotel Espada 2
Carretera N-120, km 455

Hotel
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5

Hotel Pazo do Castro
Vila do Castro

Hotel
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6

Pensión do Lar
Penas Forcadas, 26

Pension
3.10km → Vilamartin
Altitude: 
326
The Road: 

Keep on the camino which follows the N-120 and train tracks, following parallel to the river all the way to Vilamartin.

Accommodation in Arcos
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1

Hotel Calzada
Calzada, 1

Hotel
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Altitude: 
404

Vilamartin sits to the North of the N-120, but the albergue is along the river and the camino to the South. If you need to enter Vilamartin for any reason, look for an underpass at the start of town on your right-hand side. Go under and turn Left.

Accommodation in Vilamartin
Name Price

1

Albergue de Vilamartín

Xunta
6€

2

Hostal Marbella
Miguel de Cervantes, 32

Hostal
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7.10km → Alvaredos
Altitude: 
308

All services, including a pilgrim information office where information on every camino but the invierno can be found. A polideportivo is also available and is well signed along the river.

From here the camino does not offer many services along its 28km stretch. You are advised to stock up...

Accommodation in A Rúa de Valdeorras
Name Beds Price Booking.com

1

Casa da Solaina
Fonte

Private
11 12€

2

Polideportivo de Rua de Valdeorras

Polideportivo

3

Pension Fabio Sanchez
Progreso, 202

Pension

4

Casa Rural Pacio do Sil
Xestal, 33

Casa Rural
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5

Pensión Fabio
Progreso, 202

Pension
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