Camino Finisterre & Muxía Map 3

Camino to Finisterre & Muxía Map 3
3.20km → Cabo Finisterre
Seehöhe: 
25
Finisterre is the end of the world, and for anybody walking west, the beginning of the end.  From the city center only 3km remain to the Cabo (lighthouse and restaurant).  On the other hand, 31km remain for anyone wishing to turn North and continue to Muxía.  Quite a few albergues have cropped up in the last years, but only the Xunta albergue can provide you with the official document, the Fisterrana, declaring your completion of the walk.  You are advised to have all of your stamps in order, for they are on the lookout for anybody who might have taken the bus...
Geschichte: 

The most famous son of Finisterre is simultaneously its most obscure. Alexandre Campos Ramírez, also known as Alejandro Finisterre, was a poet and inventor born here in 1919. He was injured in the battle for Madrid during the onset of the Spanish Civil War and was evacuated to the hospital in...

Hinweis: 

The official certificate of completion, known as the Fisterrana, can be obtained at the Xunta albergue. You are advised to have all of your stamps in order, for they are on the lookout for anybody who might have taken the bus.

Feiertage: 

The biggest fiesta in Finisterre is Holy Week, when many thousands of Galicians descend on the village to take part in the celebrations and processions. If you plan to arrive during this time do book a room in advance. Nuestra Señora del Carmen is celebrated from the 8-10th of September.

Wegbeschreibung: 

TO MUXÍA: The route to Muxía has matured over the last five years, but services along the 29km stretch way remain scarce. Lires and Frixe both have bars, and Lires has a few guesthouses if you wish to split the walk into two days.

To...

Photo of Finisterre - Fisterra on the Camino de Santiago
1.90km → Hermedesuxo
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50
The route to Muxía has grown up a bit over the last 5 years, but services along the 29km stretch way remain scarce.  Lires and Frixe both have bars, and Lires has a few guesthouses if you wish to split the walk into two days.

To find the way to Muxía, head back along the road you came in on.  At the cruceiro that marks the end of the beach stay on the road.  It curves left at the cruceiro, and then curves right.  Turn left (uphill) at the first second street, and follow that straight on to San Martiño.  IF you stayed at any of the albergues in Finisterre that

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35
Wegbeschreibung: 

A straight walk along the road, the last long stretch on the road for some time.

2.20km → Rial
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30
0.60km → Buxán
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135
1.60km → Castrexe
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85

There is a small donativo based pilgrim pit stop here, run by the same family that owns Fly Chewie, the photogenic donkey near Melide on the Camino Francés.

1.10km → Padrís
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40

No services, but there is an access road here that leads to a beach.

Wegbeschreibung: 

The camino passes through the miniscule hamlets of Padrís and A Canosa before descending to Lires.

TO MUXÍA NOTE: After Castrexe, but before Padrís, there are arrows painted in RED which indicated a ‘coastal’ option to Muxía...

2.00km → A Canosa
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80
1.90km → Lires
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60
0.80km → Vaosilveiro
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50

Lires is the few places between Finisterre and Muxía where you can expect to pick up supplies.  It also has a beach within 1.5km.
There are four Casa Rurals that offer accommodation, and at the time of writing all were bookable online.

Hinweis: 

Don´t forget to get a stamp here, which is available at any of the bars as well as the little rest stop near the church (signposted).

Wegbeschreibung: 

TO FINISTERRE NOTE: At the bottom of Lires, opposite the church, there are arrows painted in RED which indicated a ‘coastal’ option to Finisterre which turns right and follows the coast to rejoin the camino near Castrexe. This option adds 1.1km to the...

Accommodation in Lires

Private

1

As Eiras
Private
30
18€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: As Eiras
Casa Rural

2

Casa Raúl
Casa Rural
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Casa Raúl

3

Casa Lourido
Casa Rural
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Casa Lourido

4

Casa Luz ⭑
Casa Rural
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Casa Luz ⭑
1.40km → Frixe
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25
2.40km → Guisamonde
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65
There is a bar, but you have to deviate from the camino by a few hundred meters to get there.  The beds in town, at Casa Ceferinos, are not your typical pilgrim fare but they are quite nice....
Wegbeschreibung: 

The camino passes through three service-less villages on the way to Muxía, Guisamonde, Morquintián, and Xurarantes.

Accommodation in Frixe

Casa Rural

1

Casa Ceferinos ⭑
Casa Rural
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Casa Ceferinos ⭑
1.80km → Morquintián
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115
4.70km → Xurarantes
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165
4.10km → Muxía
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95
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10

While Finisterre can be seen as a popular hippy destination, Muxiá skips the show and gets straight to relaxing. Some say it is too relaxed and indeed you might be uncomfortable being able to sit for hours on the massive stones that surround the Santuario da Virxe da Barca at the far end of the cape. Give it a try though, it is one of the few places left where you can claim a bit of earth as your own for as long as you can keep your feet on it.

Near the Santuario are two more monuments, one natural and one man-made. The former is a stone known as the Pedra da Barca, it is...

Accommodation in Muxía

Photo of Muxía on the Camino de Santiago

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