2.30km → A Castellana
Altitude: 
345
2.20km → Reboredo
Altitude: 
300
2.70km → Seixalbo
Altitude: 
275
4.00km → Ourense
Altitude: 
200
The Road: 

From Seixalbo and the Capela Santa Ádega, the camino descends towards Ourense, either along the main road or a side road. It eventually reaches a large PEUGEOT car dealership. STOP.

The official camino from here is along the road more or less straight into the center...

Altitude: 
150

Though not marked with yellow arrows, this river walk is easy to follow and is used by locals out on a walk. It follows both sides of the river but since you will need to exit to the east it is best to stick to the right bank.

The route requires a road crossing (the river runs under the...

1.10km → Río Miño
Altitude: 
175

Ourense’s everlasting tourist attraction is its natural thermal spas. It is said that the Romans settled here because of the warm waters, though more likely is the strategic location along the Río Miño and the gold within it. 

The spas are still open to the public, some are free...

The Road: 

Just beyond the río the camino again splits. Here again the arrows leave a bit to be desired, there is only one set of arrows to indicate the split. They are painted on the sidewalk and are fading.

Here is how to find the way:

Once over the Río Miño keep to the right side of...

Accommodation in Ourense

Xunta

1

Albergue de peregrinos de Ourense
Xunta
Barreira 12
6€
Private

2

Albergue Grelo Hostel
Private
Peña Trevinca 40
32 15*€ Photo in Albergue Grelo Hostel on the Camino de Santiago
Hostal

3

Hostal La Rotonda ⭑
Hostal
Marín, 41
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Hotel

4

Hotel Zarampallo ⭑
Hotel
San Miguel, 9
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5

Hotel Mabú ⭑
Hotel
Ctra. de Vigo, 39
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6

Hotel Altiana ⭑⭑
Hotel
Ervedelo, 14
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7

Hotel Carris Cardenal Quevedo ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Cardenal Quevedo 28-30
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8

Hotel Irixo ⭑
Hotel
Hermanos Villar, 15
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Vía de la Plata Map 29
3.00km → Cudeiro
Altitude: 
120
The Road: 

Just beyond the río the camino again splits. Here again the arrows leave a bit to be desired, there is only one set of arrows to indicate the split. They are painted on the sidewalk and are fading.

Here is how to find the way:

Once over the Río Miño keep to the right side of...

Altitude: 
130
The Road: 

In Quintela, opposite the Bodegas Arnoya, the camino leaves the main road for a smaller one to the right following the signs towards Castro de Beiro. Keep on this road. The camino passes underneath the high-flying AVE bridge and then arrives at the original railway line. The...

3.70km → Ponte Mandras
Altitude: 
400

The bar, Casa César, is run by another familiar face on the camino and is a rather informal affair.

4.20km → Casas Novas
Altitude: 
385
8.20km → Tamallancos
Altitude: 
220
The Road: 

After crossing over the main road through Cudeiro the camino continues to climb. It passes several hamlets along the way and eventually returns to the N-525 (which wound around the mountain). It crosses the road and shortly after turns right to enter Tamallancos via a back road....

0.70km → Bouzas
Altitude: 
445
The Road: 

From Tamallancos the camino follows loosely the N-525 to Casas Novas, but seldom directly on it. It passes through the hamlets of Bouzas (bar) (0.7km), Sobreira (bar) (3.7km), and Viduedo (bar, shop) (1.5km).

3.70km → Sobreira
Altitude: 
450
1.50km → Viduedo
Altitude: 
420
2.10km → Casas Novas
Altitude: 
485
2.20km → Cea
Altitude: 
495
5.90km → Pielas
Altitude: 
510

The old part of town is an ancient knot of confusion but somehow it is impossible to get too lost. Every other building seems to have a legacy as a bakery (a few remain) and there are a few hórreos still standing.

History: 

There are about 17 bakeries in this small village, and the locals tell of a time when there were closer to 50! They all produce the same Pan de Cea, the only bread in Galicia which is protected and monitored for quality in the same way that wines have a D.O. By definition, all of the...

The Road: 

The camino crosses the main road and heads uphill towards a sporting facility. Around the back side of the building, the camino once again splits into two distinct routes. Here the choice is a bit more complicated than the previous option. The two options merge in Castro-Dozón.

Accommodation in Cea

Xunta

1

Albergue de peregrinos de Cea
Xunta
Santo Cristo
40 6€
Casa Rural

2

Casa Mañoso
Casa Rural
Campo da Feira, 6
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Altitude: 
540
The Road: 

The camino crosses the main road and heads uphill towards a sporting facility. Around the back side of the building, the camino once again splits into two distinct routes. Here the choice is a bit more complicated than the previous option. The two options merge in Castro-Dozón.

...

1.00km → Cotelas
Altitude: 
515

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