To Santiago: 
360.70
Altitude: 
824

If you choose to spend the night in Sahagún do your best to explore the town, it is not the prettiest of places but there are a few gems hiding about that give you a glimpse of its illustrious past.  At one time it rivaled Burgos and León in importance and grandeur.

...

History: 

Sahagún owes its name to the 4th century martyr San Facundo, who along with San Primitivo were buried nearby. Because of this it has seen more than its share of battles between Christians and Muslims. Although the Christians ultimately won out, it was not before the town...

Notice: 

A very nice certificate is available from the Santuario de la Virgen Peregrina on your way out of Sahagún, a type of half-way Compostela. See the map for the location as it is not on the camino proper.

Fiesta: 

Market day is Saturday. Winter pilgrims can celebrate San Tirso on the 28th of January. San Juan de Sahagún on the 12th and 13th of June. Fiesta de Peregrina on the 2nd of July, and San Lorenzo on the 9th and 10th of August.

Accommodation in Sahagún

Municipal

1

Albergue de Peregrinos Cluny
Municipal
Arco, 2 Antiguo Iglesia de la Trinidad

64
5€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue de Peregrinos Cluny
Private

2

Albergue Viatoris
Private
Arco Travesía, 25

50
7€
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3

Albergue El Labriego
Private
Doctores Bermejo y Calderón, 9

20
8€
Parochial

4

Albergue de la Santa Cruz
Parochial
Antonio Nicolas, 40

12
5€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue de la Santa Cruz
Camping

5

Pedro Ponce
Camping
Tineo

3.35€
Casa Rural

6

Casa Rural Arturo I
Casa Rural
Arco, 72

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7

Casa Rural Los Balcones del Camino
Casa Rural
Constitución, 53

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Hostal

8

Hostal Escarcha ⭑⭑
Hostal
Regina Franco, 12

9

Hostal La Codorniz
Hostal
Constitución, 97

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10

Hostal La Bastide du Chemin ⭑⭑
Hostal
Arco, 66

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11

Hostal Domus Viatoris ⭑⭑
Hostal
Sahagún-Arriondas

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12

Hostal Alfonso VI ⭑⭑
Hostal
Antonio Nicolás, 4

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Hotel

13

Hotel Puerta de Sahagún ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Ctra. de Burgos

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To Santiago: 
356.70
Altitude: 
824
The Road: 

The two stretches of road between here and Reliegos are without any services outside of those to be found in Calzadilla de los Hermanillos. Be sure to carry enough water.

Accommodation in Calzada de Coto

Municipal

1

Albergue de peregrinos San Roque
Municipal
Real

36
Donativo€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue de peregrinos San Roque
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7.50km → El Burgo Ranero
To Santiago: 
350.60
Altitude: 
855

The name of the town tells us that the original inhabitants came from the Bierzo area, and that it is situated along the Camino Real, or Royal Camino. This designation has nothing at all to do with royalty but is rather a term given to primary roads that met a certain metric for...

Accommodation in Bercianos del Real Camino

Private

1

Albergue Santa Clara
Private
Iglesia, 3

19
9€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Santa Clara

2

Albergue La Perala
Private
Camino Sahagún s/n

10€

3

Albergue Bercianos 1900
Private
Mayor, 49

20
10+€
Parochial

4

Albergue de Peregrinos de Bercianos
Parochial
Santa Rita, 11

46
Donativo€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue de Peregrinos de Bercianos
Hostal

5

Hostal Rivero
Hostal
Mayor, 12
12.70km → Reliegos
To Santiago: 
343.10
Altitude: 
879

As far as the eye can tell the only thing keeping El Burgo Ranero on the map is the business brought in by the camino; the wheat and wool business that once sustained it has been displaced by mechanization.

Although the church in town was robbed of its treasures long ago (some are...

History: 

El Burgo Ranero owes its existence to both wheat and wool. Of the two it was the wheat (and the granaries that came with) that gave the town its name; though other historians say the name is derived from the same root that gives us the word frog, rana; the wetlands at the far end...

Notice: 

If you are passing through at the right time of year (late May) take a close look at the stork nests on the tower. If you are lucky you may catch a glimpse of the babies waiting for lunch.

The Road: 

The camino between El Burgo and Reliegos is along a manicured path lined with trees. Those trees, unfortunately, are on the wrong side of the path, so on sunny summer days you are exposed: bring ample amounts of water.

Accommodation in El Burgo Ranero

Private

1

Albergue La Laguna
Private
La Laguna, 12

18
9€
Association

2

Albergue de Peregrinos Domenico Laffi
Association
Mayor, 3

28
Donativo€
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Casa Rural

3

Casa Rural Piedras Blancas
Casa Rural
Fray Pedro del Burgo, 32
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Hostal

4

Hostal El Peregrino
Hostal
Fray Pedro del Burgo, 36
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostal El Peregrino
Hotel

5

Hotel Castillo El Burgo ⭑⭑
Hotel
Autovía A231 km 34

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To Santiago: 
330.40
Altitude: 
832

Bar Elvis, quite possibly the most famous bar on the whole of the camino, is located in the main square. The owner is quite a character and if you’ve brought your sharpie marker get to scribbling,  this is one of the few places where graffiti is encouraged.

Accommodation in Reliegos

Municipal

1

Albergue de Reliegos D Gaiferos
Municipal
Escuela

45
5€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue de Reliegos D Gaiferos
Private

2

Albergue La Parada
Private
Escuela, 7

36
8€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue La Parada

3

Albergue La Cantina de Teddy
Private
Cantas

6
9€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue La Cantina de Teddy

4

Albergue Gil
Private
Cantas, 30

14
8€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Gil

5

Albergue las Hadas
Private
Real, 42

21
10€
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6

Albergue Vive tu Camino
Private
Real, 56

11
10€
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To Santiago: 
324.50
Altitude: 
798

There is a nice place for a swim in the river in the northwest corner of Mansilla. Cross over the small pedestrian bridge towards the camping place (not the road bridge that the camino crosses) located in the northwest corner of town. Getting there will take you through several of...

History: 

Mansilla traces its history back to Roman times, and the walls that continue to surround most of the city bear evidence to its importance; it was both a layover on the Roman road to León and a market town (mostly mules).

Fiesta: 

The Virgen de Gracia is celebrated on the second Sunday in September. San Martín is celebrated on the 11th of November.

The Road: 

Mansilla still has large sections of its defensive walls, look back when leaving town to get the best view of them.

Much of the way between here and Puente de Villarente is adjacent to the road.

Accommodation in Mansilla de las Mulas

Municipal

1

Albergue de Mansilla de las Mulas
Municipal
Puente, 5

76
5€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue de Mansilla de las Mulas
Private

2

Albergue El Jardín del Camino
Private
Camino de Santiago, 1

32
5-10€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue El Jardín del Camino

3

Albergue Gaia
Private
Constitución, 28

18
8€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Gaia
Camping

4

Camping Esla
Camping
Fuente de los Prados
Casa Rural

5

Casa Rural Las Singer
Casa Rural
José Álvarez, 6

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Pension

6

La Pensión de Blanca
Pension
Picos de Europa, 4

14
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: La Pensión de Blanca
Hostal

7

Hostal Alberguería del Camino
Hostal
Concepción, 12
Hotel Rural

8

La Casa de los Soportales ⭑⭑
Hotel Rural
Arrabal, 9

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To Santiago: 
319.70
Altitude: 
799
The Road: 

If you want to escape the busy road for a bit, bear left at the start of town and follow the arrows through the village. Doing so doesn’t add any distance to your journey but spares you 500m of the road.

When entering Puente de Villarente it is now the bridge, not the river; that...

4.10km → Arcahueja
To Santiago: 
318.00
Altitude: 
811

The river here once posed a serious threat to pilgrims when waters ran high and as a result it became home to several pilgrim hospices.

Notice: 

As you are leaving Puente behind you, keep an eye out for arrows pointing you along a trail to your right-hand side, and up a small hill towards Arcahueja. It is fairly well marked but is along a service road that is often lined with parked trucks and the way might be obscured.

Accommodation in Puente de Villarente

Private

1

Albergue El Delfin Verde
Private
carretera general 601, 15 B

24
5€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue El Delfin Verde

2

Albergue San Pelayo
Private
El Romero, 9

56
8-10€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue San Pelayo
Hostal

3

Hostal La Montaña ⭑
Hostal
Camino de Santiago, 17
1.30km → Valdelafuente
To Santiago: 
313.90
Altitude: 
849

The bar and albergue are in the same building, turn left at the playground.

The Road: 

The way continues straight past the small playground and climbs upwards to the Alto de Portillo

Accommodation in Arcahueja

Private

1

Albergue La Torre
Private
La Torre, 1

38
10+€
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Hotel

2

Hotel Camino Real ⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Carretera N-601, Km 320

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3.90km → Puente de Castro
To Santiago: 
312.60
Altitude: 
864

Valdelafuente the town is not directly on the camino, but rather a few hundred meters off.

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3.00km → León
To Santiago: 
308.70
Altitude: 
826

Puente Castro, notable for its bridge, has now grown large enough to merge with one of León’s outer barrios (Santa Ana). There are plenty of places to take a rest and enjoy a beverage; there are still a few kilometers to go before arriving at the center of León.

History: 

The barrio and the bridge derive their name from the old Jewish quarter that was once here.

Accommodation in Puente de Castro

Private

1

Albergue Santo Tomás de Canterbury
Private
La Lastra, 53

59
8-10€
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To Santiago: 
305.70
Altitude: 
842

León is now a fully modernized city home to more than half of the population in the province and like Burgos it is worthy of more time than the average pilgrim spends here. To explore in full would take many days, to cover the basics at least two. If you are keen to keep your feet...

History: 

Nearly one thousand years ago, the city of León was the jewel in the crown of the most powerful king in the Iberian peninsula, at the time a fractured version of what would not become a unified nation for several hundred years. One thousand years before that, it was a Roman settlement...

Fiesta: 

León hosts one of the more specacular Semana Santa celebrations to be seen along the Camino Francés.

San Juan and San Pedro are celebrated from the 21st to the 30th of June. La Virgen del Camino on the 18th of September. And a romería for San Froilán on the 5th of October.

The Road: 

Perhaps the best place to get your bearings is the Cathedral, and the familiar yellow arrows are visible directly opposite the principle facade. The journey through town is short, passing first the Church of San Isidoro and later the Parador (once hospital) of San Marcos before...

Accommodation in León

Private

1

Albergue Unamuno
Private
San Pelayo, 15

85
13-18€

2

Albergue Leon Hostel
Private
Ancha, 8

20
12/14€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Leon Hostel

3

La Madriguera Hostel
Private
Virgen Blanca, 59

14
15€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: La Madriguera Hostel

4

Albergue Check in León
Private
Alcalde Miguel Castaño, 88

40
10€
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5

Hostel Urban Río Cea
Private
Legión VII, 6

20
18/20*€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostel Urban Río Cea

6

Hostel Covent Garden
Private
Ancha, 25

26
19€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostel Covent Garden

7

Albergue Muralla Leonesa
Private
Tarifa, 5

80
15+€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Muralla Leonesa
Parochial

8

Albergue San Francisco de Asis
Parochial
Alcalde Miguel Castaños, 4

90
10€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue San Francisco de Asis

9

Albergue de Peregrinos de las Benedictinas - Sta. María de Carbajal
Parochial
Pl. Santa Maria del Camino, 11

132
6€
Pension

10

Pensión La Torre
Pension
La Torre, 3

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pensión La Torre
Hostal

11

Hostal Alda Casco Antiguo ⭑⭑
Hostal
Cardenal Landázuri, 11

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12

Hostal Londres
Hostal
Roma, 1

25
15€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostal Londres

13

Hostal Misericordia
Hostal
Misericordia, 15

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14

Hostal Albany ⭑⭑
Hostal
Paloma, 13

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15

Hostal Quevedo ⭑⭑
Hostal
Quevedo, 13

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Parador

19

Parador San Marcos
Parador
Plaza San Marcos, 7

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Photo of León on the Camino de Santiago
Photo of León on the Camino de Santiago
To Santiago: 
302.00
Altitude: 
840

Accommodation in Trobajo del Camino

Hostal

1

Hostal El Abuelo ⭑
Hostal
Los Mesones, 6

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Hotel

2

Hotel Alfageme ⭑⭑
Hotel
Las Lagunas, 1

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To Santiago: 
298.70
Altitude: 
910

La Virgen del Camino is named for the miraculous sighting of the Virgen by a local shepherd. His vision has been translated into sculptures several times by artists. One is here in the modern looking church, and another is in the León Cathedral (in the Chapel where the daily mass...

Accommodation in La Virgen del Camino

Municipal

1

Albergue D.Antonino y Dña. Cinia
Municipal
Padre Eustoquio, 16

40
7€
Hostal

2

Hostales Plaza y San Froilán ⭑⭑
Hostal
Astorga, 98

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3

Hostal Central ⭑
Hostal
Astorga, 85

4

Hostal Plaza
Hostal
Astorga, 96

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostal Plaza

5

Hostal Julio César ⭑
Hostal
Cervantes, 6
Hotel

6

Hotel Villapaloma ⭑⭑
Hotel
Astorga, 47

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To Santiago: 
294.30
Altitude: 
887

Accommodation in Valverde de la Virgen

Private

1

La Casa del Camino
Private
Camino El Jano, 2

32
8-10€
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To Santiago: 
293.00
Altitude: 
897
To Santiago: 
285.40
Altitude: 
900

Accommodation in Villadangos del Páramo

Municipal

1

Albergue de Villadangos del Páramo
Municipal
Carretera a Villadangos del Páramo

54
7€
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Hostal

2

Hostal Libertad ⭑⭑
Hostal
Angel Martínez Fuertes, 25
Photo of Villadangos del Páramo on the Camino de Santiago
6.80km → Puente de Orbigo
To Santiago: 
280.90
Altitude: 
866

Accommodation in San Martín del Camino

Municipal

1

Albergue de San Martín del Camino
Municipal
Carretere de León - Astorga

68
5€
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Private

2

Albergue Santa Ana
Private
N-120, 3

96
6-74/6€
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3

Albergue Vieira
Private
Peregrinos

40
8€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Vieira

4

Albergue La Casa Verde
Private
Travesía de La Estación, 8

8
10*€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue La Casa Verde
To Santiago: 
274.10
Altitude: 
825
To Santiago: 
273.50
Altitude: 
823
History: 

Where there are rivers with bridges there is always history to be found. Not much exists on paper, but historians theorize about Suevi and Visigoths battling in the 5th century as well as a few other skirmishes during the 10th century. All of these have been overshadowed by the...

Fiesta: 

A medieval jousting competition is held in early June, recreating the saga of Don Suero. San Juan is celebrated on the 24th of June. 

The Road: 

‌Minor Detour via Villares de Órbigo

When leaving town, the camino once again splits. The preferred (though unofficial) path is to the right, passing through nearby Villares de Órbigo and scenic countryside. Both routes now rejoin in Santibañez, though if...

Accommodation in Hospital de Orbigo

Private

1

Albergue San Miguel
Private
Alvarez Vega, 35

30
8-10€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue San Miguel

2

Albergue Verde
Private
Fueros de León, 76

26
11€
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3

Albergue La Encina
Private
Suero de Quiñones

22
11€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue La Encina

4

Albergue Casa de los Hidalgos
Private
Álvarez Vega, 36

18
10€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Casa de los Hidalgos
Parochial

5

Albergue Parroquial Karl Leisner
Parochial
Álvarez Vega, 32

90
5€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Parroquial Karl Leisner
Casa Rural

6

Bed & Breakfast El Caminero
Casa Rural
Sierra Pambley, 56

7

Casa Rural Nuestra Señora de Lourdes ⭑⭑
Casa Rural
Sierra Pambley, 40
Hostal

8

Hostal Don Suero de Quiñones ⭑⭑
Hostal
Álvarez Vega, 1

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostal Don Suero de Quiñones ⭑⭑
Hotel

9

Hotel El Paso Honroso ⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Carraterra N-120

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Photo of Hospital de Orbigo on the Camino de Santiago

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