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6.70km → Puente Quintos
Altitude: 
710

From Granja de Moreruela you can follow the Camino Sanabrés (follows from below) a total of 366km to Santiago, or you can follow the Vía de la Plata to Astorga 93.8km and from there follow the Camino Francés the remaining 256.9km. A description of the route to Astorga continues on page 98 but...

The Road: 

The Camino Sanabrés turns left and due west from Granja. It follows farm tracks to reach the Puente Quintos (6.7km) over the Río Esla

Once over the bridge, the river splits into two distinct routes to get to Faramontanos de Tábara. The right route follows the...

Accommodation in Granja de Moreruela

Municipal

1

Albergue de peregrinos de Granja de Moreruela
Municipal
Ángel de la Vega
20 5€
Casa Rural

2

Casa Rural La Casa del Tío Quico
Casa Rural
Dr. Damián González Galindo
Altitude: 
715
2.20km → Barcial de Barco
Altitude: 
700
Altitude: 
716

The social center of town is the Bar Borox/albergue. 

The Road: 

Beyond Barcial de Barco a bit of care is needed to keep to the camino. If you have any doubts, speak with the owners of the bar Borox (adjacent to the albergue), they sometimes provide a map of the way.

The confusion has to do with the recent development of a disused railway...

Accommodation in Barcial de Barco

Private

1

Albergue Las Eras
Private
Las Eras, 2
14 8€
Altitude: 
705
Now separated from the camino with the opening of the Via Verde.
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7.80km → Villabrázaro
Altitude: 
725
The Road: 

Note that it is technically possible to follow the Vía Verde all of the way to Villabrázaro, but that the arrows don’t really give you a good way to find where to depart from it and resume the camino. 

From the albergue in Benavente, follow the Vía Verde a...

Accommodation in Benavente

Municipal

1

Albergue de peregrinos de Benavente
Municipal
Ctra. de la Estación
12 4€
Pension

2

Pensión La Trapería
Pension
Agujero de San Andrés, 10
Hostal

3

Hostal Universal ⭑⭑
Hostal
San Antón Viejo, 17

4

Hostal La Trucha
Hostal
La Viña, 5

5

Hostal Avenida ⭑⭑
Hostal
El Ferial, 17
Hotel

6

Hotel Villa de Benavente ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Ctra. de la Estación

7

Hotel Santiago ⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Maragatos, 34
Parador

8

Parador de Benavente ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Parador
Plaza de la Mota
Altitude: 
725

Check with the Bar Real for keys to the albergue.

The Road: 

The camino follows a paved country lane to Maire de Castroponce, well marked.

Accommodation in Villabrázaro

Municipal

1

Albergue de peregrinos de Villabrázaro
Municipal
Majuelos
14 Donativo€
Vía de la Plata Map 35
Altitude: 
745
The Road: 

The way to Álija del Infantado is complicated by only one turn. The camino follows a paved road most of the way and eventually arrives at a larger paved road after crossing the Puente de la Vizana over the Río Órbigo (and into the province of León). Pilgrims who have...

3.00km → La Nora del Río
Altitude: 
740

Two great churches, but if you only visit one make it the Iglesia de San Esteban with its coffered Mudejar ceiling.

The Road: 

Follow the road to La Nora del Río (3km). Arrows at the start of town are conflicting, the smaller ones send you through town (no services) while a giant one encourages you to turn left along a trail adjacent to the river. The river choice is the best option and you will follow it for the...

Accommodation in Álija del Infantado

Municipal

1

Albergue de peregrinos de Alija del Infantado
Municipal
Benavente
12 8€
Hotel

2

Hotel El Hotelito
Hotel
Real, 124
5.30km → Genestacio
Altitude: 
740
Altitude: 
750

Cross over the river (which now looks more like a canal) to get to the bar, otherwise keep on straight through town.

The Road: 

The camino ahead passes near the villages of Villanueva de Jamuz (bar) (3.4km) and Santa Elena de Jamuz (3.8km) but does not actually enter them. At the far edge of Santa Elena it joins the road but only for a short distance, keep an eye open for the arrows which turn right...

Altitude: 
765
6.30km → La Bañeza
Altitude: 
765
Altitude: 
780

Accommodation in La Bañeza

Association

1

Albergue de peregrinos Monte Urba
Association
Bello Horizonte
36 4€
Pension

2

Hospedería Vía de la Plata ⭑⭑
Pension
Juan de Mansilla, 18
Hostal

3

Hostal Caminito ⭑
Hostal
Mediodia, 1
Hotel

4

Hotel Los Ángeles ⭑⭑
Hotel
Obispo Alcolea, 2
Apartment

5

Apartamentos APH Infanta Mercedes ⭑⭑⭑
Apartment
Madrid-Coruña, 125
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14.80km → Astorga
Altitude: 
795

Accommodation in Palacios de La Valduerna

Hotel Rural

1

Hotel Rural Señorío de los Bazán
Hotel Rural
Vía de la Plata, 25
4.10km → Astorga
Altitude: 
840

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