2.40km → Valdeviejas
To Santiago: 
256.90
Altitude: 
880

Here you will take first notice of the Maragato culture, the ancient tribe of red-headed Iberians that served as the muleteers between the coast and the interior of Spain. They maintain several curious customs by modern standards, doing most thing the exact opposite as we are...

History: 

At the junction of several Roman roads, it is no wonder that Astorga is full of Roman ruins. Several dig sights are ongoing and can be toured, and nearly every structure in town has some Roman foundation. This was an important crossroad for the Romans and the gateway into El Bierzo.

Fiesta: 

Santa Marta is celebrated during the last week of August. Market day is Tuesday.

The Road: 

The camino here leaves the last of the plains behind and begins, slowly at first, to climb. The ascent is slow and gradual until Rabanal, where it begins a more steep ascent to the alto and an equally quick descent into Molinaseca. On the way up it passes through several small but equipped towns...

Accommodation in Astorga (from the Via de la Plata)

Private

1

Albergue San Javier
Private
Portería, 6

95
10€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue San Javier

2

Albergue Só Por Hoje
Private
Rodríguez de Cela, 30

10
20*€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Só Por Hoje
Association

3

Albergue de Peregrinos Siervas de María
Association
Plaza San Francisco, 3

165
5€
Pension

4

Pensión García
Pension
Bajada de Postigo, 3
Hostal

5

Hostal Coruña ⭑⭑
Hostal
Ponferrada, 72

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostal Coruña ⭑⭑

6

Hostal La Peseta ⭑⭑
Hostal
Plaza de San Bartolomé, 3

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7

Hostal Delfín ⭑
Hostal
Carretera N-VI, 417

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Photo in Hostal Delfín on the Camino de Santiago
Hotel

8

Hotel SPA Vía de la Plata ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Padres Redentoristas, 5

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9

Hotel Gaudí ⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Ingeniero Eduardo de Castro, 6

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Gaudí ⭑⭑⭑

10

Hotel SPA Ciudad de Astorga ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Sitios, 7

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel SPA Ciudad de Astorga ⭑⭑⭑⭑

11

Hotel Astur Plaza ⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Plaza España

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Astur Plaza ⭑⭑⭑
Photo of Astorga (from the Via de la Plata) on the Camino de Santiago
Photo of Astorga (from the Via de la Plata) on the Camino de Santiago

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