0.50km → Gondar
To Santiago: 
115.10
Altitude: 
520

No bars or services apart from a pair of vending machines.

The Road: 

At the end of town there are markers for another complementaria route, this time for a detour to the Iglesia de Soutomerille (see below). This worthwhile alternative adds 700m to the journey, through an evergreen forest.

Accommodation in Vilar de Cas

Private

1

Albergue A Pociña de Muñiz
Private
Vilar de Cas, 29

16
14€
2.20km → Bascuas
To Santiago: 
112.40
Altitude: 
485
The Road: 

The first 1.8km from Gondar are along the paved road. The camino will eventually leave it along a trail to the right. It nears the village of Bascuas 110.2 and then returns to the LU-530. Along this busy road to Lugo you will pass a sign...

2.60km → Carballido
To Santiago: 
110.20
Altitude: 
510

Bascuas lies to the North of the camino shortly beyond the sand pit.  Black and yellow arrows point to the right and will keep you on the camino, which no longer passes through this village.  Instead it turns left again and parallels the main road into Lugo.

To Santiago: 
99.20
Altitude: 
465

Lugo is the capital of the province of Lugo and one of the most populated cities in Galicia. The once defensive ‘muralla’ that surrounds it was built by the Romans in the 3rd century and is as tall as 15 meters in parts. If you have not had your fill of walking, make...

History: 

As is the case with most places dating back to the Romans, the actual origin of the name Lugo is not clear. Some argue that it is named after Lugos, the God of Light. However back when the Romans were first conquering these parts (13 B.C. ), it was called Lucus Augusti...

Notice: 

There is a stretch of 10km west of Lugo without any services for pilgrims. Stock up before you leave.

Fiesta: 

During the last weeks of June, the city celebrates Arde Lucus or Burn Lugo. The residents dress in full Roman regalia and celebrate Lugo's origins. If you are lucky enough to pass through at this time, allow for an extra day to take in all of the activities, but be advised that the celebration draws a crowd of people nearly a half a million strong and book your room early.

The Road: 

The camino leaves the walled city at the gate opposite the Cathedral and proceeds downhill along the Rúa de Santiago. Halfway down the hill it bears right onto the Rúa Calzada da Ponte. It crosses a divided boulevard and descends all the way down to the río Miño....

Accommodation in Lugo

Xunta

1

Albergue de Lugo
Xunta
das Noreas, 1

42
8€
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Private

2

Hostel Roots & Boots Lugo
Private
Carretera Santiago, 216

40
10€
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3

Albergue Juvenil Lug2
Private
Pintor Corredoira, 4

75
9€

4

Albergue Casa da Chanca
Private
Chanca, 51

15*€

5

Hostel Cross
Private
Cruz, 14

Booking.com

6

Shiku Hostel
Private
Noreas, 2

Booking.com
Pension

7

Pensión Gran Vía
Pension
Fraga, 3

Booking.com

8

Pensión Muralla Romana
Pension
Cidade de Viveiro, 5

Booking.com

9

Pensión San Roque ⭑⭑⭑
Pension
Plaza Comandante Manso, 11

Booking.com
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10

Pensión Fisterra
Pension
São Roque s/n

Booking.com

11

Pensión Darío ⭑
Pension
Franco, 12

Booking.com
Hostal

12

Hostal Bríos
Hostal
Laxeiro, 6

Booking.com

13

Hostal Ponte Vella
Hostal
Montirón, 78

14

Hostal Lucus ⭑
Hostal
Rei Don García, 1

Booking.com
1.50km → Carrigueiros
To Santiago: 
92.20
Altitude: 
540
To Santiago: 
90.70
Altitude: 
535
3.70km → Bacurín
To Santiago: 
90.00
Altitude: 
540

The bar here is the first stop from Lugo. Ignore the worn out sign on the building; it is open daily from 8. They serve food and can wrap you up something to take away if you like. Very pilgrim friendly. The nearby Iglesia de San Vicente is rarely open but if you ask at the bar...

The Road: 

Beyond As Searas, the camino leaves the road for a trail that passes through the village of Bacurin 86.3. During periods of heavy rain, it is possible to stay on the road. From Bacurin the camino returns to the road and passes through the...

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2.40km → O Paso
To Santiago: 
86.30
Altitude: 
565
To Santiago: 
83.90
Altitude: 
575
To Santiago: 
82.90
Altitude: 
585
1.00km → Castrelo
To Santiago: 
81.30
Altitude: 
580

The bar in San Román is open daily from 11am. Nice and helpful, they keep tabs on the bed availability in the two albergues up the trail; which are often listed as being in San Román.

The Road: 

Things tend to get a bit tricky here if you are not fully aware. San Román sits at the intersection of two country roads, and from here the camino goes off in two different directions, or at least it did until last year. This means that old arrows may still exist which would take you to...

2.70km → Burgo de Negral
To Santiago: 
80.30
Altitude: 
580
The Road: 

The camino follows the country lane out of Castrelo. It passes the village of Burgo de Negral 77.6 (with picnic area) and Pacio 75.6. The next town is Ferreira and one of the albergues there (Cruz Ferreira) is actually located...

Accommodation in Castrelo

Xunta

1

Albergue de peregrinos de San Román da Retorta
Xunta
San Román da Retorta

12
8€
Private

2

Albergue O Cándido
Private
Castrelo

21
12*€
3.80km → Ferreira
To Santiago: 
75.60
Altitude: 
545
1.10km → A Leboreira
To Santiago: 
71.80
Altitude: 
525

The camino follows the road out of Ferreira but will depart from it onto a trail on the left to pass through the hamlet of Leboreira 70.7. It returns to the road shortly before San Xurxo.

Accommodation in Ferreira

Private

1

Albergue Ponte Ferreira
Private
O Carballal, 2

22
11€
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2

Albergue A Nave de Ferreira
Private

14
11€

3

Albergue Cruz Ferreira
Private
Mámoa, 9

22
10€
Casa Rural

4

Casa da Ponte
Casa Rural
Ferreira
1.00km → San Xurxo
To Santiago: 
70.70
Altitude: 
605
0.80km → As Seixas
To Santiago: 
68.20
Altitude: 
550

Picnic area past the church, up stairs on your right.

The Road: 

Shortly after passing through Merlán turn off the road to your left. This narrow lane will deliver you to As Seixas.

1.50km → Casacamiños
To Santiago: 
67.40
Altitude: 
585

Vending machines at the albergue, which is a modern restoration of a village home. To get there turn right up the first road, following the signs. Otherwise, continue straight on through town.

The Road: 

Beyond As Seixas the camino leaves the road and follows a trail to Casacamiños.

Accommodation in As Seixas

Xunta

1

Albergue de peregrinos de As Seixas
Xunta
Merlán / As Seixas

34
8€
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0.80km → Vilouriz
To Santiago: 
64.70
Altitude: 
670
To Santiago: 
65.90
Altitude: 
645
The Road: 

From town, the camino turns north to O Hospital das Siexas, the last hamlet in Lugo. Shortly beyond, on the ridge of the Sierra del Careón, it enters the region of La Coruña.

Accommodation in Casacamiños

Casa Rural

1

Casa Camino Turismo Rural
Casa Rural
Casa Camino, 4

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1.50km → Merlán
To Santiago: 
69.70
Altitude: 
575

Picnic area at start of the village.

The Road: 

Shortly beyond the church in San Xurxo, near the stone marked 68.3, the camino splits. It is possible, but not at all recommended, to follow the LU-P-2901 south to Palas del Rei. To avoid doing so, look for the arrows which have you leave the road...


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