0.50km → La Parra
To end of camino: 
369.80
Altitude: 
25
The Road: 

In La Ferrería the camino leaves the road and crosses the Río de la Ria. On the other side of the small river is La Parra.

Accommodation in La Ferrería - Amandi

Private

1

Albergue de peregrinos La Ferrería
Private
La Ferrería, 1

12
Donativo€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue de peregrinos La Ferrería
1.10km → Casquita
To end of camino: 
369.30
Altitude: 
5
The Road: 

Follow the road through the small village, but turn right at the end of town to follow the VV-10 in the direction of Grases. Casquita, and an important split in the camino, are 1km away.

5.70km → Niévares
To end of camino: 
368.20
Altitude: 
25
Notice: 

In Casquita the Camino del Norte splits twice. Pay extra close attention to which route you chose as not all of them rejoin later.

At the first split, just past the chapel at the start of the village and indicated by two shells on a post, you are presented with the option to...

The Road: 

For Oviedo and the Camino Primitivo: Turn left at the fork in the road in the direction of Camoca. The camino passes through several small hamlets on before arriving in San Pedro de Ambás: El Ronzon, La Fontana, El Campu, El Pelu Riva, and La Cruz. After ...

6.80km → Peón
To end of camino: 
362.50
Altitude: 
125
The Road: 

Beyond Niévares the camino joins the VV-8 and follows it to Peón.

6.30km → Deva
To end of camino: 
355.70
Altitude: 
80
The Road: 

Beyond Peón the camino leaves the VV-8 and begins climbing uphill. It rejoins a different road at the summit and descends along it as far as the El Pinal restaurant. Just beyond the restaurant it leaves the road for a trail on your right. From here it continues desceding to...

8.20km → Gijón
To end of camino: 
349.40
Altitude: 
55

Most services available at the campsite.

Notice: 

As you near the large and largely industrial city of Gijón the countryside virtually disappears. From here, all the way to Avilés, is difficult walking almost exclusively on pavement through city and industrial areas; the exception to the grime is the protected habitat west of...

The Road: 

From the campsite in Deva there are two possible routes into Gíjon. The offical camino turns right at the campsite (with the campsite on your left). The alternative and some say more pleasant route along the river, turns left at the campsite and downhill past the parking lot....

Accommodation in Deva

Private

1

Albergue and Camping Deva
Private
Ctra. N-632 km 64

36
7€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue and Camping Deva

Camino del Norte Map 15

Camino del Norte Map 15
To end of camino: 
341.20
Altitude: 
25

Gíjon marks the start of a long stretch of industrial city walking, the only highlight of which is the city center itself. The best sidrerías are in the oldest part of town so if you have not yet had the cider the time is running out.

The old town occupies the peninsula that divides the bay into two halves, with the Playa de San Lorenzo to the east and the Playa de Arbeyal to the west.

Within the old town you will find the Palacio de Revillagigedo (sadly just the exterior), the Centro de Cultura Antiguo Instituto, the ...

History: 

The Romans called this place Gigio and it was their most important port on the northern coast.

Fiesta: 

San Pedro is celebrated on the 29th of June, as well as several other festivals celebrating Asturias and Cider throughout the year.

The Road: 

The best landmark to use when leaving Gíjon is the boat harbor. Follow along the coast, as far as the first residential apartment blocks to appear on your right-hand side. Pass to the right of the first building, heading down the Calle de Mariano Pola. Keep on this road as it...

Accommodation in Gijón

Private

1

Boogalow Hostel
Private
Jovellanos, 1

18
20+€
Booking.com
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Boogalow Hostel
Pension

2

Pensión La Avilesina
Pension
Corrida, 38
Hostal

3

Hostal Verdemar ⭑⭑⭑
Hostal
Adaro, 4

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostal Verdemar ⭑⭑⭑

4

Hostal Campoamor ⭑⭑
Hostal
Ctra. de la Costa, 8

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Hotel

5

Hotel Celuisma Pathos ⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Santa Elena, 6

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Celuisma Pathos ⭑⭑⭑

6

Hotel Hernán Cortés ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Fernández Vallín, 5

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Hernán Cortés ⭑⭑⭑⭑
4.40km → Tabaza
To end of camino: 
330.10
Altitude: 
110
The Road: 

Cross over the CE-6 and pass the church of Santa Eulalia. At the next large road, the CE-5, turn left. Keep straight on this smaller country road as it passes the sign to Los Celleros, a village that doesn’t appear to have any buildings. This stretch of country roads is the...

Photo of Santa Eulalia (Carreño) on the Camino de Santiago
4.30km → Trasona
To end of camino: 
325.70
Altitude: 
50
The Road: 

At Tabaza the camino begins to follow along the main road into Avilés, the next 9km are along it.

5.00km → Avilés
To end of camino: 
321.40
Altitude: 
15
The Road: 

You will enter Avilés from the south and the municipal albergue is on your left-hand side when you get to the turn into the old town.

5.00km → Salinas
To end of camino: 
316.40
Altitude: 
15

Avilés is a town deserving of a good wander. The old town is a well preserved knot of narrow cobbled streets, lined with multicolored homes sat atop limestone arcades, and which open up into pleasant squares; the Plaza de Espana and the Plaza de Mercado.

As monuments go the three main churches in town do not disappoint. Among them is the Iglesia de Santo Tomas de Canterbury, one of the few English Saints to have a church in Spain (there is another in Caldas de Rei on the Camino Portugués). The other two are the Iglesia de los...

History: 

Although Avilés can trace its roots to prehistoric times (see museum) it wasn’t until King Alfonso III recognized its importance as the premier Asturian Port that growth really kicked off, starting with defensive walls to keep the Normans out. The walls are gone, having lasted until...

The Road: 

The walk through Avilés, set upon the river, is due north. It is pleasant compared to the other side of town and the only real obstacle is a small but steep climb just before you get to Salinas.

Accommodation in Avilés

Municipal

1

Albergue de peregrinos Pedro Solís
Municipal
Gutiérrez Herrero, 4

48
8€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue de peregrinos Pedro Solís
Pension

2

Pensión El Parque ⭑
Pension
Doctor Graíño, 1

Booking.com
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pensión El Parque ⭑

3

Pensión La Fruta ⭑⭑
Pension
La Fruta, 19

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pensión La Fruta ⭑⭑
Hostal

4

Hostal Puente Azud
Hostal
Acero, 5

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostal Puente Azud

5

Hotel Don Pedro ⭑⭑⭑
Hostal
La Fruta, 22

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Don Pedro ⭑⭑⭑
Photo of Avilés on the Camino de Santiago
To end of camino: 
311.40
Altitude: 
10

The camino does not near the beach on its path through Salinas, which is a pity because that is where the best restaurants and sidrerias are. The beach-side promenade runs the length of the 2.5km beach that is popular amongst surfers.

The Road: 

At the end of Salinas the camino begins one of the steepest and most challenging climbs of the camino. It is only 600m long but you will be glad to reach the Iglesia de San Martín at the top.

Accommodation in Salinas

Private

1

Hostel El Pez Escorpión
Private
Marola, 1

20-25€
Booking.com
Hostal

2

Las Dunas Hostel ⭑
Hostal
Bernardo Álvarez Galán, 1
To end of camino: 
310.10
Altitude: 
20
The Road: 

From the high point of San Martín the camino goes down but right back up again to follow along the ridge of the hillside. It goes up and down a few times before climbing up to the church at Santiago del Monte.

Accommodation in San Martín de Laspra

Private

1

Albergue San Martín de Laspra
Private
Navalón, 39

46
Donativo€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue San Martín de Laspra

Camino del Norte Map 16

Camino del Norte Map 16
Altitude: 
55
The Road: 

The camino from Santiago del Monte is along the road, winding uphill to pass beneath the A-81 after which it descends through the forest to El Castillo where it crosses the main road and climbs up to an overlook near the castle.

Accommodation in Linares

Private

1

Albergue Turístico Ruralsurf
Private
Linares, 132

12
17*€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Turístico Ruralsurf
To end of camino: 
303.80
Altitude: 
95
The Road: 

The camino from Santiago del Monte is along the road, winding uphill to pass beneath the A-81 after which it descends through the forest to El Castillo where it crosses the main road and climbs up to an overlook near the castle.

Photo of Santiago del Monte on the Camino de Santiago
0.90km → Soto del Barco
To end of camino: 
299.00
Altitude: 
20
History: 

The town earns its name from the nearby Castillo de San Martín, which was an improvement on the castle that the Romans built in the same location.

The Road: 

Descending from the castle overlook the camino arrives at a roundabout littered with old arrows and new arrows. At this roundabout, which is now cut off by guard rails, the camino does NOT turn right. Instead it follows the road a bit longer to the next roundabout. At this roundabout it does...

Photo of El Castillo (Soto del Barco) on the Camino de Santiago
4.20km → Muros de Nalón
To end of camino: 
298.10
Altitude: 
60
The Road: 

Past the Hotel Palacio de la Magdalena in Soto the camino continues down the old N-632, descending to the new N-632 bridge crossing over the Río Nalón. As it climbs back up keep an eye open for the arrows which take you off of the N-632 to your left which takes you through a...

Accommodation in Soto del Barco

Hotel

1

Hotel Palacio de la Magdalena ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Finca de la Magdalena

Booking.com
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Palacio de la Magdalena ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Altitude: 
25

Located 2km off the camino, turn right after crossing the bridge onto the MU-1.


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