Altitude: 
537
Altitude: 
520
Altitude: 
573
Altitude: 
485
1.30km → Pintín
Altitude: 
674
2.20km → Furela
Altitude: 
735
1.00km → Fontearcuda
Altitude: 
761

You will not enter the village of Montán, but rather pass along the edge. While there is no fixed bar, there is a small picnic area with an on-again-off-again vending machine.

You will pass through Fontearcuda and Furela, no services.

Altitude: 
863
5.00km → Montán
Altitude: 
740

You will notice very quickly, through both smell and sight, that dairy in these parts is the primary trade. The light brown color gives them their name, the Rubia Gallega; though you will also see an imported imposter, the Dutch Holstein.

The Road: 

Between here and San Xil you will pass a large fountain with a large scallop shell with a lot of graffiti and algae. Beyond that by two more kilometers is the Alto de Riocabo. You will also pass through San Xil de Carballo, with no services.

Accommodation in A Balsa

Private

1

Albergue El Beso
Private
16 10€
Photo in Albergue El Beso on the Camino de Santiago
0.40km → A Balsa
Altitude: 
737

           

3.10km → Fonfría
Altitude: 
1334

Accommodation in Alto do Poio

Private

1

Albergue Bar Puerto
Private
16 6€
Photo in Albergue Bar Puerto on the Camino de Santiago
Photo in Alto do Poio on the Camino de Santiago
0.90km → Calzada
Altitude: 
337

Accommodation in El Lugar de Tabernavella

Private

1

Albergue Taberna Vella
Private
8 15€
History: 

This outermost barrio of Santiago was once the closest point that pilgrims affected with leprosy were permitted to go. See last page for accommodation here.

The Road: 

The walk into Santiago is through the urbanized zone that has grown up around the old town. After passing over the highway bridge the first part of Santiago you walk through is the Barrio San Lazaro; the church here is said to be the limit for pilgrims with leprosy. There is a fairly large...

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