3.40km → Villaluz
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 ruins of the...

Photo in Piedratecha on the Camino de Santiago
1.50km → Berrugoso
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
Altitude: 
600

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 latter,...

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.
0.80km → Campiello
Altitude: 
595
1.10km → El Fresno
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 latter,...

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 Ricardo
Private
Campiello, 1
30 10€

2

Albergue Casa Herminia
Private
Campiello, 4
26 10€
Photo in Albergue Casa Herminia on the Camino de Santiago
Hotel Rural

3

Hotel Rural Casa Herminia
Hotel Rural
Campiello, 15
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.

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€
Photo in Albergue Santa María de Borres on the Camino de Santiago
1.40km → La Mortera
Altitude: 
705

Accommodation in Samblismo

Private

1

Samblismo Albergue
Private
12
Altitude: 
690

It is a quaint old bar, more of a shop. It always looks closed, to the point of leaving the lights off and abandoning all forms of contemporary signs indicating that it might be open. The only way to know for sure is to pull on the handle.

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.

Photo in La Mortera on the Camino de Santiago
Photo in La Mortera on the Camino de Santiago
Photo in La Mortera on the Camino de Santiago
1.90km → Porciles
Altitude: 
760
2.00km → Lavadoira
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.

Photo in Porciles on the Camino de Santiago
Altitude: 
800
1.90km → Ferroy
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
Altitude: 
630
0.70km → El Mazo
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 Allandesa’ routinely receives...
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€
Hotel

2

Hotel La Nueva Allandesa ⭑⭑
Hotel
Donato Fernandez, 3
Photo in Hotel La Nueva Allandesa on the Camino de Santiago

3

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

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

6.30km → Alto de Palo
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 meters up to the ...

Accommodation in Peñasieta

Municipal

1

Albergue de Peñaseita
Municipal
Peñaseita
12 3€
Photo in Albergue de Peñaseita on the Camino de Santiago
1.70km → Montefurado
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.

3.80km → Lago
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
Altitude: 
890

The bar in town is pilgrim friendly and doubles as the local ALSA bus stop.

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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