3.40km → Valdepares
To Santiago: 
210.70
Altitude: 
60

Legend has it that the town earned its name for the charity it showed to pilgrims during the mid 19th century. Prior to that it was known as San Miguel de Mohíces, hence the celebration in his name. Plenty of services in town for pilgrims.

Fiesta: 

San Miguel, patron of La Caridad, is celebrated on the 29th of September.
Market day is Tuesday.

The Road: 

The way through La Caridad is entirely along the old N-634 which will eventual meet up with the new N-634. Just before it does, the camino leaves both roads to follow a different road to the left. You will return to and cross the N-634 on the way into Valdepares, and you will...

Accommodation in La Caridad

Municipal

1

Albergue de peregrinos de A Caridá
Municipal
Asturias

18
5€
Private

2

La Xana
Private
Asturias, 18

15
11-13€
Pension

3

Pensión Sayane
Pension
Galicia, 6
Hotel

4

Hotel Casa Xusto ⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Prendones, 8

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2.00km → Porcía
To Santiago: 
207.30
Altitude: 
45

There is not much happening in Valdepares these days, most of the homes are either empty or used seasonally. Nearby (on alternate route detailed below) is the Cabo Blanco with the remains of a Celtic castro.

The Road: 

From the church in Valdepares, where the camino turns left to cross over the N-634, it is possible instead to turn right and follow a coastal path in the direction of the ‘Castro y Mirador de Cabo Blanco.’ This path is certainly the long way around to Porcía (4.1km),...

To Santiago: 
205.30
Altitude: 
15
The Road: 

Approximately 5.5km after La Caridad, after passing through Porcía, the camino again splits. Ahead are two distinct routes to Figueras, the last town in Asturias.

NOTE: The town of Figueras, with all the services, is technically along...

1.80km → Tol
To Santiago: 
197.40
Altitude: 
55
9.60km → Figueras
To Santiago: 
199.70
Altitude: 
25

Tapia is included here as being on the official camino because there are historical reasons to do so, and modern arrows make it easy. It is a medium-sized town built around a modest fishing port with plenty of options for food.

The municipal albergue here wins the award for best-...

The Road: 

From Tapia to Figueras there are a few walking options, including several coastal variations that are not officially the camino. If you follow close to the coast you won’t get lost and it is a beautiful walk. It cannot help but bring you to Figueras, which is the riverside...

Accommodation in Tapia de Casariego

Municipal

1

Albergue de peregrinos de Tapia de Casariego
Municipal
San Martín, 13

30
8€
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Hotel

2

Hotel La Ruta ⭑
Hotel
Galicia, 4

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3

Hotel La Casa del Abuelo ⭑⭑
Hotel
San Antonio, 15

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4

Hotel San Antón ⭑⭑
Hotel
Plaza de San Blas, 2

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5

Hotel Puente de los Santos ⭑
Hotel
Primo de Rivera, 31

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4.00km → Barres
To Santiago: 
195.60
Altitude: 
90

Accommodation in Tol

Municipal

1

Albergue de peregrinos de Tol
Municipal
Antiguas escuelas de Tol

16
Donativo€
1.50km → Figueras
To Santiago: 
191.60
Altitude: 
40
Fiesta: 

San Pedro is celebrated on the last weekend of July.

Accommodation in Barres

Hostal

1

Hostal Casa Enrique
Hostal
3.30km → Ribadeo
To Santiago: 
190.10
Altitude: 
35
Notice: 

The extra options along the coast are a quality alternative to the roads that get you to Figueras. However you may be swayed by the somewhat confusingly created signs for the albergue in Figueras. They are full of arrows and say Camino del Norte and their primary function is to...

Accommodation in Figueras

Private

1

Albergue Camino Norte
Private
Rozadela

16
15€
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Hostal

2

Hostal Casa Venancio
Hostal
Figueras
6.70km → Vilela
To Santiago: 
186.80
Altitude: 
35

Built on the hillside that rises up from the estuary, it is easy to feel like everywhere in Ribadeo is uphill.

In the city center, the Convento de Santa Clara (15th century with 18th century cloister) is the cornerstone of the church, while the 1910 Casa de Indianos...

History: 

Ribadeo has had an on-again/off-again relationships with the camino for centuries. Prior to the bridge being built the broad river hear mean a difficult river crossing. Many pilgrims made the crossing but many more turned south to follow the path of least resistance, a much shorter...

Notice: 

The scallop shells in Galicia are not installed with an orientation towards Santiago and having come from Asturias where they are it might be a bit confusing. Just remember to follow the arrow and ignore the shell.

The Road: 

The camino through Ribadeo has been re-routed in recent years and now follows a route down to the waterfront and then back up. Of course, it is still possible to go the old way and avoid the elevation change. If that suits you, turn right at the first big intersection after you pass...

Accommodation in Ribadeo

Xunta

1

Albergue de peregrinos de Ribadeo
Xunta
Puente de los Santos

12
8€
Private

2

Albergue Viruxe
Private
Veiga da Aira, 4

20
12€

3

Albergue Ribadeo A Ponte
Private
Justo Barreiro, 7

28
15€
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Pension

4

Pensión Linares ⭑
Pension
Plaza España, 13

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5

Hospedaje Carragal ⭑⭑
Pension
Galicia, 35

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Hotel

6

Hotel Parador de Ribadeo ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Amador Fernández, 7

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7

Hotel Mediante ⭑
Hotel
Plaza España, 16

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8

Hotel Rolle ⭑⭑
Hotel
Ingeniero Schultz, 6

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9

Hotel Ros-Mary ⭑
Hotel
San Francisco, 3

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10

Hotel Bouza ⭑⭑
Hotel
José Vicente Pérez Martínez, 13

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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*€
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0.50km → La Parra
To Santiago: 
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€
2.10km → Villapedre
To Santiago: 
231.10
The Road: 

In Bao the camino follows the N-634 over the Río Barayu but quickly leaves it along a path on the left, charting a different course up this hillside to Villapedre.

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