1.40km → Boimil
Altitude: 
465
Notice: 

Heavy traffic here. Cross with caution.

The Road: 

Cross straight through Corredoiras to keep on the AC-234. A short distance on the camino merges with the new route which left from San Breixo, and shortly beyond that the municipal albergue of Gandara is on your right along a side road.

English translation unavailable for Boimil.
Camino del Norte Map 25
26.90km → A54 Junction
Altitude: 
485

Note that the Boimorto albergue is located 600m before town.

The Road: 

The camino beyond Boimorto splits into three distinct routes before each joins the Camino Francés. All three re-join near the Lavacolla airport. From A Gándara you have to choose between two options, the third option is a derivation of one of the two.

When choosing between the options...

Accommodation in A Gándara (Boimorto)

Municipal

1

Albergue de peregrinos de Boimorto
Municipal
A Gándara
6€
Private

2

Albergue Casa da Gándara
Private
Gándara, 49
26 15*€
English translation unavailable for Sendelle.
Camino del Norte Map 26
2.30km → Pregontoño
Altitude: 
385

Arzúa is a pleasant town with almost enough beds for pilgrims. If you find everything to be full and don’t feel like splurging on one of the many hotels in the area, the Polideportivo (sports hall) is often used to house pilgrims. Between here and O Pedrouzo lie a string of very small Galician...

History: 

Making a connecting between modern Arzúa and its medieval self is an imperfect science. There is no mention of a town with that name, only one in the area called Villanova. Scholars widely agree that the absence of any other Villanova in the area, and the presence of two Romanesque churches in...

Famous for its cheese, Arzúa hosts an annual (and three days long) Festival of Cheese in March. They have been doing so for 40 years.

Several other festivals relating to farming, hunting dogs, and horses fill up the balance of the calendar. Apart from these secular celebrations, Arzúa celebrates Corpus Christi, as well as Nuestra Señora del Carmen, who is celebrated on the 16th of July,

The Road: 

The camino leaves Arzúa along a footpath, NOT the road. If you arrived at the main square, walk past the church (with your back to the road) and turn right onto the side street. The terrain is pleasant, a blend of trails and paved roads through small towns and lots of forests. There are a few...

Accommodation in Arzúa

Xunta

1

Albergue de Arzúa
Xunta
Cima de Lugar, 6
46 8€ Photo in Albergue de Arzúa on the Camino de Santiago
Private

2

Albergue Santiago Apóstol (Arzúa)
Private
Lugo, 107
72 10/12€

3

Albergue San Francisco
Private
Carmen, 7
28 14€

4

Albergue Ultreia
Private
Lugo, 126
38 10*€ Photo in Albergue Ultreia on the Camino de Santiago

5

Albergue Los Caminantes
Private
Santiago, 14
28 10€

6

Albergue Via Lactea
Private
José Antonio, 26
120 10/12€ Photo in Albergue Via Lactea on the Camino de Santiago

7

The Way Hostel Arzúa
Private
Cima do Lugar, 28
40 10/17€

8

De Camino Albergue
Private
Lugo, 118
46 10€ Photo in De Camino Albergue on the Camino de Santiago

9

Albergue Don Quijote
Private
Lugo, 130
50 10€ Photo in Albergue Don Quijote on the Camino de Santiago

10

Casa del Peregrino
Private
Cima de Lugar, 7
14 10-12€

11

O Albergue de Selmo
Private
Lugo, 133
50 10€

12

Albergue da Fonte
Private
Carme, 18
20 10/12€ Photo in Albergue da Fonte on the Camino de Santiago

13

Albergue O Santo
Private
Xosé Neira Vilas, 4
22 12€
Pension

14

Pensión Mesón do Peregrino
Pension
Ramón Franco, 7

15

Pensión Cima do Lugar
Pension
Cima do Lugar, 22

16

Pensión Rúa
Pension
Lugo, 130

17

Pensión Casa Teodora
Pension
Lugo, 38
Hotel

18

La Casona de Nené
Hotel
Padre Pardo, 24

19

Pazo Santa María
Hotel
O Pazo
Photo in Pazo Santa María on the Camino de Santiago

20

Hotel Suiza
Hotel
Vello
Photo in Arzúa on the Camino de Santiago
Altitude: 
340

Accommodation in Pregontoño

Private

1

Albergue Camiño das Ocas
Private
30 10€
Altitude: 
385
1.40km → Boavista
Altitude: 
345

Calle is a town forsaken by modernization. Apart from a pair of bars, it does not appear that much has changed in recent centuries. The camino twists and turns through it, crossing a small creek next to a large wash basin.

1.80km → Salceda
Altitude: 
380
Altitude: 
370
2.60km → Brea
Altitude: 
365

There is a pair of bars in Salceda, and a restaurant (La Esquipa) that is thick with pilgrims every day but Monday when it is closed.

Notice: 

The camino rejoins the road in Salceda, and while it does not walk on the road it does remain quite close. In fact, the camino crosses the road several times between here and Santiago. The speed of traffic, the curves in the road, and the abundance of pilgrims make this the most dangerous...

The Road: 

The camino leaves town to the right of a wedge-shaped park next to La Esquipa, not along the road.

Accommodation in Salceda

Private

1

Albergue Turistico de Salceda
Private
Calzada
8 in albergue 28 in pension 13€ Photo in Albergue Touristico de Salceda on the Camino de Santiago

2

El Albergue de Boni
Private
N-547, km 75.5
30 10€

3

Albergue Alborada
Private
N-547
10 12€
1.60km → Empalme
Altitude: 
370

Accommodation in Brea

Private

1

Albergue El Chalet
Private
A Brea, 5
14 12€
Pension

2

Pensión The Way
Pension
A Brea, 36
Photo in Pensión The Way on the Camino de Santiago
1.00km → Santa Irene
Altitude: 
405

Several roadside bars that cater to trucker and pilgrim alike.

Notice: 

CAUTION crossing the road, dangerous intersection.

The Road: 

The camino crosses the main road at the highest point in the road, there is no marked crosswalk and the arrows on the other side of the road are often obscured by parked cars. You may see pilgrims continuing along the road but are advised against following them as the camino returns to the trail...

Accommodation in Empalme

Private

1

Albergue Andaina
Private
14 10€
1.40km → A Rúa [O Pino]
Altitude: 
355

Accommodation in Santa Irene

Xunta

1

Albergue de Peregrinos Santa Irene (Municipal)
Xunta
36 8€ Santa Irene - Albergue de Peregrinos Santa Irene (Municipal)
Private

2

Albergue de Peregrinos Santa Irene (Privado)
Private
Concejo do Pino
15 13€ Photo in Albergue de Peregrinos Santa Irene (Privado) on the Camino de Santiago

3

Albergue Rural Astrar
Private
Astrar, 18
24 10-13€ Photo in Albergue Rural Astrar on the Camino de Santiago
Photo in Santa Irene on the Camino de Santiago
Altitude: 
280
The Road: 

Where the camino returns to the road at the start of O Pedrouzo you will find an abundance of arrows and a large map which is nearly worthless. Arrows and dozens of signs advertising various hostels and hotels point in every direction. If you have a reservation, review the map to find the best...

Accommodation in A Rúa [O Pino]

Private

1

Albergue Espíritu Xacobeo
Private
A Rúa, 49-50
46 12€
0.70km → San Antón
Altitude: 
280

Unfortunately, there is little to say about this modernized town. When it comes to charm, or monuments, or outrageous legends, it comes up short. During the busier periods along the camino the town feels overrun with pilgrims; most of whom are excited to have finished their penultimate day of...

Notice: 

Avoid the temptation of following the main road out of Pedrouzo. There are very few arrows to get you back to the camino and following along the road puts you in very real danger and takes you away from a lovely forest walk. See note below to get back to the camino.

The Road: 

If you spent the night in Arca, it is important to find your way back to the camino proper which runs through the forest to the north. To get to it, find the intersection of the main road and Calle de Consello (where the Casa do Concello is located). Continue uphill (north from...

Accommodation in O Pedrouzo [Arca do Pino]

Xunta

1

Albergue de Arca do Pino
Xunta
Pedrouzo
120 8€ Photo in Albergue de Arca do Pino on the Camino de Santiago
Private

2

Albergue Cruceiro de Pedrouzo
Private
Iglesia, 7
94 10€ Photo in Albergue Cruceiro de Pedrouzo on the Camino de Santiago

3

Albergue Porta de Santiago
Private
Lugo, 11
60 10€ Photo in Albergue Porta de Santiago on the Camino de Santiago

4

Albergue REM
Private
Iglesia, 7
40 10€ Photo in Albergue REM on the Camino de Santiago

5

Albergue O Burgo
Private
Lugo, 47
14 10€

6

Albergue O Trisquel
Private
Picón, 1
68 10€

7

Albergue Edreira
Private
Fonte, 19
40 10-12€

8

Albergue Otero
Private
Forcarei, 2
36 10€ Photo in Albergue Otero on the Camino de Santiago

9

Albergue Mirador de Pedrouzo
Private
Lugo
50 15€
Pension

10

Pensión Arca
Pension
Mollados, 25

11

Pensión O Muiño
Pension
Muiño, 1

12

Pensión A Solaina
Pension
Picón, 3
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13

Pensión Compás
Pension
Lugo, 47

14

Bule Bic
Pension
Lugo, 18

15

Pensión Platas ⭑⭑
Pension
Lugo, 26

16

Pensión Casal de Calma
Pension
Igrexa, 10

17

Pensión 9 de Abril
Pension
Santiago, 7
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18

Pensión Codesal
Pension
Codesal, 17

19

Pensión Una Estrella Dorada ⭑
Pension
Lugo, 10
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20

Pensión LO ⭑
Pension
Mollados, 43

21

Pensión En Ruta SCQ
Pension
Santiago, 23
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22

Pensión Maruja
Pension
Nova, 9

23

Pensión Maribel ⭑⭑
Pension
Mollados, 23
Photo in Pensión Maribel on the Camino de Santiago
Hotel

24

Hotel O Pino ⭑
Hotel
A Rúa, 9
Photo in Hotel O Pino on the Camino de Santiago
2.30km → Amenal
Altitude: 
270
Altitude: 
250

Amenal is little more than a camino pit-stop, and the large outdoor patio of the only bar is often filled to capacity with pilgrims doing their best to make the last day last.

Notice: 

The camino crosses the very busy N-547 by passing underneath it. Do not cross over the road.

The Road: 

Leaving the bar behind you climb steeply uphill a short distance. The path soon levels out on a comfortable trail surrounded by eucalyptus trees. The Santiago Airport is very near, and the camino follows a path around the runway.

Accommodation in Amenal

Hotel

1

Hotel Amenal ⭑⭑
Hotel
Amenal, 12
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