3.40km → Villaluz
To Santiago: 
233.00
Altitude: 
800

After descending from the alto you emerge onto the main road (AS-350) in Piedratecha which no longer has a bar.  Turn right and follow the road.  About 600m the camino bears to the left along a trail. 

Halfway down the hill to Vilaluz there is an option detour to the...

Photo of Piedratecha on the Camino de Santiago
1.50km → Berrugoso
To Santiago: 
229.60
Altitude: 
620
The Road: 

From Villaluz the camino rejoins the road and passes through the small hamlet of Berrugoso and the abandoned aldea of Las Tiendas. It continues along the road into Campiello.

0.60km → Las Tiendas
To Santiago: 
228.10
Altitude: 
600
0.80km → Campiello
To Santiago: 
227.50
Altitude: 
595
1.10km → El Fresno
To Santiago: 
226.70
Altitude: 
610

There are two bars in Campiello. Casa Ricardo on the left is a grocery, bar, restaurant, and albergue; the owners have been at it for three generations. Across the street Casa Herminia, proprietors of the other albergue, the other restaurant, and now the Hotel Rural. In the case of the...

Notice: 

If you plan on continuing to Borres, stock up on food in Campiello.

The Road: 

Keep on the road through and out of town.

Accommodation in Campiello

Private

1

Albergue Casa Herminia
Private
Campiello, 4

26
10€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Casa Herminia

2

Albergue Casa Ricardo
Private
Campiello, 1

30
10€
Hotel Rural

3

Hotel Rural Casa Herminia
Hotel Rural
Campiello, 15
To Santiago: 
225.60
Altitude: 
590
The Road: 

At the end of El Fresno the camino turns left onto a smaller road, and then leaves that road 300m later to follow a track through the countryside and into Borres.

To Santiago: 
223.60
Altitude: 
625
The Road: 

The camino returns to the road in Borres, and immediately crosses it to climb up and out of town on the other side.

Accommodation in Borres (albergue)

Municipal

1

Albergue Santa María de Borres
Municipal
Borres

18
3€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Santa María de Borres
Private

2

Albergue La Montera
Private
Borres

10
12€
1.40km → La Mortera
To Santiago: 
228.60
Altitude: 
705
Notice: 

This is the last bar, and source of water, for quite a distance for anybody following the route through hospitales.

Accommodation in Samblismo

Private

1

Samblismo Albergue
Private

12
To Santiago: 
227.20
Altitude: 
690

The bar is no longer open, plan accordingly for the two options ahead.

Notice: 

This is the last bar, and source of water, for quite a distance for anybody following the route through hospitales.

The Road: 

Cross the road in front of the bar and turn right (uphill) on the first road. Where it ends, turn left and soon you will rejoin the camino that arrives from the first split.

1.90km → Porciles
To Santiago: 
224.90
Altitude: 
760
2.00km → Lavadoira
To Santiago: 
223.00
Altitude: 
755

Two friendly bars in town, one at the beginning and one at the end. Both have a stamp. The latter one is closed on Sundays and Saturday evenings.

Accommodation in Porciles

Private

1

Albergue Fontenonaya
Private
N-634, 18
Photo of Porciles on the Camino de Santiago
To Santiago: 
221.00
Altitude: 
800
1.90km → Ferroy
To Santiago: 
220.80
Altitude: 
805
The Road: 

At the Alto the Chavadoira the camino leaves the road on a track to your left. From there it descends to Pola through Ferroy.

1.40km → Pola de Allande
To Santiago: 
218.90
Altitude: 
630
0.70km → El Mazo
To Santiago: 
217.50
Altitude: 
530

Located on the bank of the río Nisón, Pola de Allende has never been a town that was easy to get to; in fact the three hospitals for pilgrims were built high up on the mountain pass precisely because it was easier to go up than down. The Hotel and Restaurant ‘La Nueva...

The Road: 

The camino leaves Pola along the road and passes the village of El Mazo.

Accommodation in Pola de Allande

Municipal

1

Albergue de Peregrinos de Pola de Allande
Municipal
América, 46

24
3€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue de Peregrinos de Pola de Allande
Hotel

2

Hotel La Nueva Allandesa ⭑⭑
Hotel
Donato Fernandez, 3

Booking.com
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel La Nueva Allandesa ⭑⭑

3

Hotel Lozano
Hotel
Galicia, 5
1.80km → Peñasieta
To Santiago: 
216.80
Altitude: 
550

Turn left off the road towards the village of El Mazo.

6.30km → Alto de Palo
To Santiago: 
215.00
Altitude: 
670

Note that Peñasieta, AND the albergue, are not on the camino. Signs point the way and see the albergue notes on how to get a hold of the keys at the bar on the road.

The Road: 

From Peñasieta, the climb begins. The preferred, and more beautiful, route is along the trail so if you spent the night in Peñasieta avoid the temptation of following the road (even though it will get you there). The elevation gain is about 600...

Accommodation in Peñasieta

Municipal

1

Albergue de Peñaseita
Municipal
Peñaseita

12
3€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue de Peñaseita
1.70km → Montefurado
To Santiago: 
208.70
Altitude: 
1145
The Road: 

Welcome to the top. Be mindful of the way down, which is poorly signed.

The best way is to keep the road, and the guard rail, to your left while following the curve in the road. It soon joins a track and descends into Montefurado.

Photo of Alto de Palo on the Camino de Santiago
3.80km → Lago
To Santiago: 
207.00
Altitude: 
910

Montefurado is largely abandoned, apart from a few still occupied houses. One of them has a tap you can use for drinking water but ask first as a courtesy. There is also a small chapel dedicated to Santiago.

The Road: 

Pass through town and follow the trail to your left. You will have to step over a small wall. When the trail rejoins the road (AS-14) a few km onward, you can either stay on the track or follow along the road to Lago.

3.70km → Berducedo
To Santiago: 
203.20
Altitude: 
890
The Road: 

Just beyond town the camino again leaves the road in favor of a trail to your right. It will rejoin the road and then leave it again for a smaller side road to your left towards Berducedo.


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