Camino de Invierno Quiroga to Monforte de Lemos | Wise Pilgrim Guidebooks for the Camino de Santiago
2.40km → Espandariz
Altitude: 
266

All services. There is an albergue in this town, on the main road. It is not pilgrim specific, but they do have pilgrim prices and large rooms with private baths. Beware large school groups which will keep you up well into the night. Also, you may be

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The Road: 

The walk from Quiroga to Monforte de Lemos is long and short on services along the way. Pack as much as you can, and fill up as often as allows. At certain points along the way the track is vague, poorly marked, coincided with another trail (one of them is marked, ironically, the GR-8), and...

Accommodation in Quiroga
Name Price

1

Albergue de Quiroga
Real, 118

Municipal
9€
Photo in Quiroga on the Camino de Santiago
1.20km → Noceda
Altitude: 
241
The Road: 

After Espandariz, you will come to a point where this road shares an intersection with the N-120 near the defunct “Euro Club Restaurante” At this point you need to cross the N-120 and turn left up the hill which looks down on the N-120.

A combination of

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Altitude: 
266
The Road: 

As you climb the road from the abandoned club, ignore the mojon which directs you to the left (and downward) to Noceda. Instead, follow the painted green signs upwards. Continue another 2km.

The camino makes a pair of sharp turns, doubling back on

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Photo in Noceda on the Camino de SantiagoPhoto in Noceda on the Camino de Santiago

A Capela dos Remedios

Small capilla.

Beyond this capilla the Y/W PR-G 141 turns to the Left. DO NOT FOLLOW!

Continue straight instead. Down the hill, around a bend, and into Carballo de Lor less than 1km away.

0.80km → Carballo de Lor
To Here: 
8.70
Altitude: 
540
Altitude: 
469
5.50km → Castroncelos
Altitude: 
298
The Road: 

There is a sign posted in A Ponte, which illustrates the way to Monforte. There are various routes in these parts, and although most of them will eventually lead you to Castroncelos, only one of them is well marked.

Shortly outside of Barxo, after

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Photo in Barxa do Lor / Ponte on the Camino de Santiago
Altitude: 
507
3.30km → Cereixa
Altitude: 
387
Accommodation in A Pobra do Brollón
Name

1

Hostal As Viñas
Outeiro, 13

Hostal
5.00km → Reigada
Altitude: 
326

When you emerge onto the main road in Cereixa (LU-652) a mojon points to the left. This is a mistake. Keep on straight across the road and towards the church.

Altitude: 
326
3.70km → A Vide
Altitude: 
297

Full services and plenty of historical landmarks to check out. Monforte is the first major city you encounter since leaving Ponferrada, though still not large. Visit the tourist information for an up to date list of accommodation.

From Monforte de Lemos it is a long way before getting to...

Accommodation in Monforte de Lemos
Name Booking.com

1

Hotel Parador de Monforte de Lemos
Plaza Luis de Góngora y Agorte

Parador
Photo in Hotel Parador de Monforte de Lemos on the Camino de Santiago

2

Hotel Puente Romano
Plaza del Malecón

Hotel

3

Hotel Ribeira Sacra
Conde, 17

Hotel
Photo in Hotel Ribeira Sacra on the Camino de Santiago

4

Pensión Miño
Conde, 25

Pension
Photo in Monforte de Lemos on the Camino de SantiagoPhoto in Monforte de Lemos on the Camino de Santiago