Camino San Salvador Poladura de Tercia to Pajares | Wise Pilgrim Guidebooks for the Camino de Santiago

Poladura is a small town. The albergue is located in the former schoolhouse, and the only place to eat is the Posada El Embrujo.

The Road: 

A note of caution on the next section is in order. Between Poladura and the Puerto de Pajares, the camino climbs over 350m through mountainous terrain. It is a stretch of 8km before Arbas and the first sign of civilization. Along the way, the path, and the signs indicating the path are often...

Accommodation in Poladura de la Tercia

Municipal

1

Albergue Antiguas Escuelas Poladura de la Tercia
Municipal
14 7€
Pension

2

La Posada del Embrujo
Pension
El Parque, 4
Altitude: 
1570
Altitude: 
1332

The trail from Arbas to Puerto de Pajares has never been good, and in recent years has gotten worse. Nowadays it is best avoided, and the distance to the mountain pass (1.3km) covered by road. This also gives you the benefit of taking a pause at the bar at the pass.

4.90km → Pajares
Altitude: 
1380

The Puerto de Pajares is one of the few mountain passes which for centuries has offered passage over the mountains into Asturias from the meseta. It remained the primary corridor until the construction of the A-66 to the west. It remains a difficult road for drivers and snow is not too...

The Road: 

The camino leaves the main road to follow a trail behind some farm houses at the far end of the alto; if you have gone as far as the old Parador you will have to backtrack a bit and avoid the temptation to follow the road. At the farm buildings turn right and begin a gentle ascent to the border...

Altitude: 
1019

One restaurant in town closed on Tuesdays. No grocery.

The Road: 

Leaving town, stay on the road to the city limits. The camino turns left and begins a steep descent into San Miguel del Rio in the valley below.

Accommodation in Pajares

Municipal

1

Albergue de Pajares
Municipal
16 5€
Hotel

2

Posada Real de Pajares
Hotel
Photo in Posada Real de Pajares on the Camino de Santiago