To end of camino: 
32.50
Altitude: 
385
1.40km → Boavista
To end of camino: 
30.80
Altitude: 
345

Accommodation in Calle - O Outeiro

Private

1

Albergue A Ponte de Ferreiros
Private
A Ponte de Ferreiros, 1

30
13€
Casa Rural

2

Casa Rural do Horreo
Casa Rural
Calle, 6

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Casa Rural do Horreo
1.80km → Salceda
To end of camino: 
29.40
Altitude: 
380
2.60km → Brea
To end of camino: 
27.60
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 makes this the most...

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€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Turistico de Salceda

2

El Albergue de Boni
Private
N-547, km 75.5

30
12€

3

Albergue Alborada
Private
N-547

10
12€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Alborada
Pension

4

Pensión Casa Tía Teresa
Pension
Salceda, 14

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pensión Casa Tía Teresa
1.60km → Empalme
To end of camino: 
25.00
Altitude: 
370

Accommodation in Brea

Private

1

Albergue El Chalet
Private
A Brea, 5

14
12€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue El Chalet
Pension

2

Mar de Frisia
Pension
A Brea, 36

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1.00km → Santa Irene
To end of camino: 
23.40
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]
To end of camino: 
22.40
Altitude: 
355

Accommodation in Santa Irene

Private

2

Albergue de Peregrinos Santa Irene (Privado)
Private
Concejo do Pino

15
13€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue de Peregrinos Santa Irene (Privado)

3

Albergue Rural Astrar
Private
Astrar, 18

24
10-13€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Rural Astrar
Photo of Santa Irene on the Camino de Santiago
To end of camino: 
21.00
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...

Accommodation in A Rúa [O Pino]

Private

1

Albergue Espíritu Xacobeo
Private
A Rúa, 49-50

46
12€
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0.70km → San Antón
To end of camino: 
19.40
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 walking.

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 O Pedrouzo, 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 Condello (where the Casa do Concello is located). Continue uphill (...

Accommodation in O Pedrouzo [Arca do Pino]

Xunta

1

Albergue de Arca do Pino
Xunta
Pedrouzo

120
8€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue de Arca do Pino
Private

2

Albergue Otero
Private
Forcarei, 2

36
10€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Otero

3

Albergue Mirador de Pedrouzo
Private
Lugo

50
15€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Mirador de Pedrouzo

4

Albergue Cruceiro de Pedrouzo
Private
Iglesia, 7

94
10-12€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Cruceiro de Pedrouzo

5

Albergue Porta de Santiago
Private
Lugo, 11

60
10€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Porta de Santiago

6

Albergue REM
Private
Iglesia, 7

40
10-12€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue REM

7

Albergue O Burgo
Private
Lugo, 47

14
10€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue O Burgo

8

Albergue O Trisquel
Private
Picón, 1

68
10-12€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue O Trisquel

9

Albergue Edreira
Private
Fonte, 19

40
10-12€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Edreira
Pension

10

Pensión Maruja
Pension
Nova, 9

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pensión Maruja

11

Pensión Maribel ⭑⭑
Pension
Mollados, 23

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12

Pensión Arca
Pension
Mollados, 25

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13

Pensión O Muiño
Pension
Muiño, 1

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14

Pensión A Solaina
Pension
Picón, 3

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pensión A Solaina

15

Pensión Compás
Pension
Lugo, 47

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16

Bule Bic ⭑⭑
Pension
Lugo, 18

17

Pensión Platas ⭑⭑
Pension
Lugo, 26

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pensión Platas ⭑⭑

18

Pensión Casal de Calma
Pension
Igrexa, 10

19

Pensión 9 de Abril
Pension
Santiago, 7

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pensión 9 de Abril

20

Pensión Codesal ⭑
Pension
Codesal, 17

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pensión Codesal ⭑

21

Pensión Una Estrella Dorada ⭑
Pension
Lugo, 10

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pensión Una Estrella Dorada ⭑

22

Pensión LO ⭑
Pension
Mollados, 43

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pensión LO ⭑

23

Pensión En Ruta SCQ
Pension
Santiago, 23

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Hotel

24

Hotel O Pino ⭑
Hotel
A Rúa, 9

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel O Pino ⭑
2.30km → Amenal
To end of camino: 
18.70
Altitude: 
270
To end of camino: 
16.40
Altitude: 
250

Two bars, one on either side of a dangerous crossing.

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

Pension

1

Pensión Kilómetro 15
Pension
Codesal, 11

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Hotel

2

Hotel Amenal ⭑⭑
Hotel
Amenal, 12

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Amenal ⭑⭑
2.10km → Lavacolla
To end of camino: 
12.40
Altitude: 
335
History: 

The written history of San Paio has been lost to the ages, but the church here is dedicated to San Paio (or Payo), the 14 year old saint who was kidnapped by the invading Muslim troops, taken to Sevilla, and ultimately martyred to pieces and tossed into the río...

1.30km → Vilamaior
To end of camino: 
10.30
Altitude: 
295
History: 

The name Lavacolla has one of the most debated origins of all the camino towns. They range from the bland “field at the bottom of the hill” to the more profane “scrub your scrotum.” What is more widely accepted is that pilgrims bathed in this river before entering the Cathedral.

The Road: 

If you walked down the stairs to visit either of the bars at the bottom, turn and walk up the steps towards the Iglesia de Benaval. The camino continues around to the right-hand side and down to cross the road. At the road, cross at the crosswalk and continue along the road and over the...

Accommodation in Lavacolla

Private

1

Albergue Lavacolla
Private
Lavacolla, 35

32
12€
Casa Rural

2

Pazo Xan Xordo
Casa Rural
Xan Xordo, 6

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pazo Xan Xordo
Hostal

3

Hostal San Paio
Hostal
Lavacolla

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostal San Paio
Hotel

4

Hotel Ruta Jacobea ⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Lavacolla, 41

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Ruta Jacobea ⭑⭑⭑

5

Hotel Garcas ⭑
Hotel
Naval, 2

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Garcas ⭑
3.70km → San Marcos
To end of camino: 
9.00
Altitude: 
350
0.30km → Monte del Gozo
To end of camino: 
5.30
Altitude: 
365

Accommodation in San Marcos

Hotel

1

Hotel Akelarre ⭑
Hotel
San Marcos, 37

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Akelarre ⭑
To end of camino: 
5.00
Altitude: 
340

Monte de Gozo, or ‘Mount Joy’, was once the first place that pilgrims could get a glimpse of the Cathedral spires. A new stand of trees blocks the view now. It is a large gathering place for pilgrims, who flock to the over-sized monument commemorating the pilgrimage that Pope John Paul II made here in 1993. The modest Capilla de San Marcos has the last stamp and a small kiosk selling cold drinks.

The Road: 

You do not need to enter the complex but for the sake of curiosity, carrying on down the road will take you where you are heading.

Pass the outdoor gallery of a local (and gifted) sculptor of stone and cross the bridge over the highway. It is midway over this bridge that you enter the...

Accommodation in Monte del Gozo

Xunta

1

Albergue de Monte do Gozo
Xunta
Estrellas, 80

400
8€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue de Monte do Gozo
Private

2

Albergue Benvido Monte do Gozo
Private
Gozo, 18

120
12€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Benvido Monte do Gozo
Association

3

Centro Europeo de Peregrinación Juan Pablo II
Association
Rua das Estrelas 80

68
Donativo€
Photo of Monte del Gozo on the Camino de Santiago
To end of camino: 
3.30
History: 

This outermost barrio of Santiago was once the closest point that pilgrims affected with leprosy were permitted to go.

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...

To end of camino: 
0.00
Altitude: 
250

Welcome to Santiago! There are a tremendous amount of things to see and things to do in Santiago de Compostela; you are encouraged to stay for at least one full day extra for exploring the web of streets, all of which seem to bring you back to the Cathedral.

Your pilgrim related business is likely to start in front of the cathedral, kilometer zero. A shell and plaque mark the spot in the center of Plaza Obradoiro (see below).

If you are interested in receiving your Compostela, the certificate of completion, you will need to visit the Pilgrim’s Office, which was relocated in...

Notice: 

One word of caution regarding accommodation is in order. If you are arriving in the high season, you are advised to make a reservation in advance. There have been several additions to the albergue roster in recent year but the numbers of pilgrims still exceed capacity in the high season.

Fiesta: 

The Feast day of Saint James is celebrated with a full week of music and dance, with a fireworks display in the Plaza Obradoiro on the evening of the 24th of July. The best views can be had from Obradoiro, or from Alameda park.

Accommodation in Santiago de Compostela

Xunta

1

Residencia de Peregrinos San Lázaro
Xunta
San Lázaro

80
10€
Private

2

Albergue Linares
Private
Algalia de Abaixo, 34

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3

Albergue The Last Stamp
Private
Preguntoiro, 10

62
15-25€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue The Last Stamp

4

Albergue Acuario de Santiago de Compostela
Private
Estocolmo, 2

60
10-12€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Acuario de Santiago de Compostela

5

Albergue Monterrey
Private
Fontiñas, 65a

36
10-14€
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6

Albergue Porta Real
Private
dos Concheiros, 10

24
10-15€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Porta Real

7

Albergue Mundoalbergue
Private
San Clemente, 26

30
16-18€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Mundoalbergue

8

Blanco Albergue
Private
Galeras, 30

20
12-20€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Blanco Albergue

9

Albergue Azabache
Private
Azabachería, 15

22
14-18€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Azabache

10

Albergue La Credencial
Private
Fonte dos Concheiros, 13

36
10-14€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue La Credencial

11

Albergue La Estación
Private
Xoana Nogueira, 14

24
13-15€
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12

Albergue Santo Santiago
Private
Valiño, 3

40
10€
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13

KM. 0
Private
Carretas, 11

38
20-26€

14

Albergue Meiga Backpackers
Private
Basquiños, 67

30
13-15€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Meiga Backpackers

15

Albergue Seminario Menor en Santiago de Compostela
Private
Quiroga Palacios

199
11-15€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Seminario Menor en Santiago de Compostela

16

Albergue Compostela
Private
Pedro de Mezonzo, 28

66
18€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Compostela

17

Albergue Turístico La Salle
Private
Tras Santa Clara

84
17-20€
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18

Albergue SIXTOS no Caminho
Private
Fonte dos Concheiros, 2

40
15€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue SIXTOS no Caminho

19

Albergue Roots & Boots
Private
Cruceiro do Gaio, 7

48
15-18€
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20

Albergue O Fogar de Teodomiro
Private
Algalia de Arriba, 3

20
15€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue O Fogar de Teodomiro

21

Albergue Basquinos 45
Private
Pedro de Mezonzo, 28

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Basquinos 45

22

Albergue El Viejo Quijote
Private
Fonte dos Concheiros, 48

22
13€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue El Viejo Quijote

23

Albergue La Estrella de Santiago
Private
Concheiros, 36-38

24
10-16€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue La Estrella de Santiago
Parochial

24

Albergue Fin del Camino
Parochial
Moscova

110
9€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Fin del Camino
Association

25

Albergue de peregrinos Jaime García Rodríguez
Association
Estocolmo

150
8€
Pension

26

Pensión Pazo de Argra ⭑
Pension
Calderería, 37

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Hostal

27

Hostal Alameda ⭑⭑
Hostal
San Clemente, 32

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostal Alameda ⭑⭑

28

Hostal Mapoula
Hostal
Entremurallas, 10-3

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Hotel

29

Hotel Nest Style Santiago ⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Doutor Teixeiro, 15

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Nest Style Santiago ⭑⭑⭑

30

Hotel Avenida ⭑
Hotel
Fuente de San Antonio, 5

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Avenida ⭑

31

Hospedería San Martín Pinario ⭑
Hotel
Pl. de la Inmaculada, 3

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hospedería San Martín Pinario ⭑
Photo of Santiago de Compostela on the Camino de Santiago

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