1.60km → Carballal
To end of camino: 
67.40
Seehöhe: 
558

Palas is bisected by a pair of large roads which twist and turn through town. After coming down the staircase, and with the municipal albergue on your left, the road to the right leads to a grocery and back to Portomarin. Straight on to bars and restaurants and albergues and the road out of town.

Geschichte: 

The origin of the name Palas de Rei, ‘Palace of the King’, is owed to the last Visigothic king to rule Spain. Witiza had a brief reign, from 700-709, and he was only 14 when he was anointed. The family ruled all of the Iberian peninsula from Toledo and it wasn’t until...

Wegbeschreibung: 

You have now entered eucalyptus territory, and although there are patches of old oak forests to be found this non-indigenous species has taken over the landscape and has become a symbol of Galicia.

Accommodation in Palas de Rei

Xunta

1

Albergue Os Chacotes
Xunta
Carretera de Compostela, 19

112
8€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Os Chacotes

2

Albergue de Palas de Rei
Xunta
Carretera de Compostela, 19

60
8€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue de Palas de Rei
Private

3

Albergue Outeiro
Private
Plaza de Galicia, 25

50
10€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Outeiro

4

Albergue Zendoira
Private
Amado Losada, 10

50
10€
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5

Albergue Mesón de Benito
Private
Paz

80
10€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Mesón de Benito

6

Albergue San Marcos
Private
Next to church

71
10€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue San Marcos

7

Albergue Castro
Private
Ourense, 24

56
10€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Castro

8

Albergue A Casiña di Marcello
Private
Camiño da Aldeia de Abaixo

17
12-15€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue A Casiña di Marcello

9

Albergue Buen Camino
Private
Peregrino, 3

41
10€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Buen Camino
Casa Rural

10

Complejo la Cabaña ⭑⭑⭑
Casa Rural
Doctor Pardo Ouro, 4

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Complejo la Cabaña ⭑⭑⭑

11

Casa Carla
Casa Rural
La Paz, 3

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Casa Carla
Pension

12

Pensión Bar Plaza
Pension
Compostela, 21

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pensión Bar Plaza

13

Pensión Palas ⭑
Pension
San Tirso

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pensión Palas ⭑

14

Pensión Casa Curro
Pension
Ourense, 15

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15

Pension Casa Camiño
Pension
Peregrino, 10

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pension Casa Camiño
Hostal

16

Hostel O Castelo
Hostal
Cruceiro, 14

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostel O Castelo

17

Hostal Ponterroxán ⭑
Hostal
Compostela, 109

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostal Ponterroxán ⭑
Photo of Palas de Rei on the Camino de Santiago
2.00km → San Xulian
To end of camino: 
65.80
Seehöhe: 
529

You have now entered eucalyptus territory, and although there are patches of old oak forests to be found this non-indigenous species has taken over the landscape and has become a symbol of Galicia.

1.10km → Ponte Campaña
To end of camino: 
63.80
Seehöhe: 
467
Geschichte: 

Saint Julian is one of the favored Saints of the camino and is the patron of hospitallers and hoteliers. The legend that surrounds his calling to the camino is a dark one: As a young noblemen fond of hunting, he receives a prophecy (by a deer no less) that he would kill his own parents...

Hinweis: 

A one horse town, the bar and albergue here are not likely to open before noon. 

Wegbeschreibung: 

Near San Xulain the camino is undergoing a rerouting to accommodate the new highway connecting Santiago with Lugo. Most recently this meant walking across the unfinished highway. Changes are frequent and it is best to follow the detour signage.

Accommodation in San Xulian

Private

1

Albergue O Abrigadoiro
Private
San Xulian do Camiño

18
12-14€
1.10km → Casanova
To end of camino: 
62.70
Seehöhe: 
422
Geschichte: 

Pontecampaña is the setting for a bloody battle which was fought between Fernán Ruiz de Castro (on behalf of King Pedro I of Castile) and Pedro’s half-brother Enrique II. It was 1370 and the resulting feud left ‘rivers of blood.’ Of note today are the remains of the...

Accommodation in Ponte Campaña

Private

1

Albergue Casa Domingo
Private
Aldea de Pontecampaña - Mato

18
10€
2.10km → Campanilla
To end of camino: 
61.60
Seehöhe: 
482

Accommodation in Casanova

Xunta

1

Albergue de Mato
Xunta

20
8€
Private

2

Albergue Casa Sabela
Private
Vilar de Remonde

8
15€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Casa Sabela
0.80km → Coto
To end of camino: 
59.50
Seehöhe: 
467
0.60km → Leboreiro
To end of camino: 
58.70
Seehöhe: 
478

With several bars and one casa rural, Coto sits along a small stretch of the old road.

Accommodation in Coto

Photo of Coto on the Camino de Santiago
3.90km → Furelos
To end of camino: 
58.10
Seehöhe: 
449

Leboreiro is one of the more charming hamlets along this stretch of road. It is sparsely populated but well maintained. The small Romanesque Iglesia de Santa María de las Nieves has a nice tympanum. Also of note is the first cabaceiro, a small woven structure with a thatched roof that serves the same function as an hórreo.

Geschichte: 

The church is also surrounded by legend. It is a familiar one, retold in similar churches and capillas all across Europe. It is the ‘legend of the Virgin that moves in the night’. It tells of a mysterious spring that emerged suddenly and which glowed at night. In their search for the source of...

1.50km → Melide
To end of camino: 
54.20
Seehöhe: 
418

In addition to the Iglesia de San Juan, with its uncommon crucifix, Furelos has a bridge and a bar. Both are impressive, the former for dating back to the Romans, and the latter for the tortillas.

Geschichte: 

The village and its pilgrims hospice were under the ownership of the Hospitallers of San Juan in the 12th century. The Iglesia de San Juan is worth visiting for its quite interesting crucifix which depicts Jesus not with his hands outstretched to his sides, but rather with one hand...

Accommodation in Furelos

Casa Rural

1

Casa Saleta
Casa Rural
Furelos, 29

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Casa Saleta
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Camino de Santiago Map 25
5.80km → Boente
To end of camino: 
52.70
Seehöhe: 
455

Although it has been on the menu as far back as O Cebreiro, Pulpo (octopus) doesn’t seem to garnish much attention until Melide. Despite its apparent disconnect with the sea, Melide’s thriving Thursday market meant that shipping pulpo was a profitable enterprise. It is served today as it was then: on a wooden plate, garnished only with a healthy drizzle of olive oil and a shake of paprika. It is eaten with a rather crude looking toothpick, alongside heavy Galician bread and a bowl of the local Ribeiro wine.

One of the better places to try it is Pulpería a...

Geschichte: 

Melide is an ancient settlement and despite its importance as a natural crossroad since Neolithic times, it has never been protected by a wall. In Medieval times the overwhelming bulk of the town industries were tied to the camino. This is evident today in the way the town is shaped;...

Wegbeschreibung: 

The traffic through Melide can be dangerous, particularly on market days when booths line the crowded streets and the arrows through town become difficult to spot. Simply follow along with the main road to the first roundabout. If you have not yet crossed the main road do so at the...

Accommodation in Melide

Xunta

1

Albergue de Melide
Xunta
San Antonio, 25

156
8€
Private

2

Albergue Vilela
Private
San Antonio, 2

28
10€
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Photo in Albergue Vilela on the Camino de Santiago

3

Albergue Pereiro
Private
Progreso, 43

40
6/10€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Pereiro

4

Albergue Arraigos
Private
Cantón San Roque, 9

20
10€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Arraigos

5

Albergue San Antón
Private
San Antonio, 6

36
10-12€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue San Antón

6

Albergue O Cruceiro
Private
Ronda de A Coruña, 2

72
10€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue O Cruceiro

7

Albergue Montoto
Private
Codeseira, 31

50
12€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Montoto

8

Albergue Melide
Private
Lugo, 92

57
10€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Melide

9

Albergue O Candil
Private
Principal, 21

12
15*€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue O Candil

10

Albergue O Apalpador II
Private
Cantón de San Roque, 9

32
10€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue O Apalpador II

11

Albergue O Apalpador
Private
San Antonio, 23

30
10€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue O Apalpador

12

Albergue Alfonso II
Private
Toques y Friol, 52-54

34
10€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Alfonso II
Casa Rural

13

B&B A Lúa do Camiño
Casa Rural
Circunvalación - Campo da Feira

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: B&B A Lúa do Camiño
Pension

14

Pensión El Molino ⭑
Pension
Castro, 23

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pensión El Molino ⭑

15

Pensión Xaneiro ⭑
Pension
La Habana, 43

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pensión Xaneiro ⭑

16

Pensión Berenguela ⭑⭑
Pension
San Roque, 2
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pensión Berenguela ⭑⭑
Hotel

17

Hotel Carlos 96 ⭑
Hotel
Lugo, 119

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Carlos 96 ⭑

18

Hotel Sony
Hotel
Santiago

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Sony

19

Hotel Pousada Chiquitín
Hotel
San Antón, 18

16
30-70€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Pousada Chiquitín
Photo of Melide on the Camino de Santiago
To end of camino: 
49.40
Seehöhe: 
450
To end of camino: 
47.20
Seehöhe: 
415
2.80km → Castañeda
To end of camino: 
46.90
Seehöhe: 
390

The first building in Boente on your left is the Bar de los Alemanes, and this is the best bar in town. Further down the hill, the camino crosses the main road (caution) where two albergues and a few bars are located.

You can get a sello in the Iglesia de Santiago de Boente, and curiously enough the entrance that most pilgrims use leads directly to the sacristy. A collection of hundreds of prayer cards from around the world adorn the walls, and if the priest is not there to stamp your credencial he leaves it out for you to take matters into your own hands.

Wegbeschreibung: 

Walking past the church the camino turns right and descends more. The hills ahead are steep in both directions, take it easy.

Accommodation in Boente

Private

1

Albergue El Alemán
Private
Boente Arriba

40
12€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue El Alemán

2

Fuente Saleta
Private

22
12€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Fuente Saleta

3

Albergue Boente
Private
En frente de la Iglesia

40
10-12€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Boente
To end of camino: 
44.10
Seehöhe: 
380
Geschichte: 

It is said that the ovens that produced lime for the construction of the Cathedral were here in Castañeda. Pilgrims carried the raw materials here from Triacastela and swapped it for lime which they carried to Santiago.

Wegbeschreibung: 

It is uphill once more, followed by a steady descent into the valley below, steep at points.

Accommodation in Castañeda

Private

1

Albergue Santiago
Private

6
11€
Photo in Albergue Santiago on the Camino de Santiago
To end of camino: 
41.60
Seehöhe: 
305

A bar near the river with a large patio for celebrating a successful walk. The river here is quite cold and the perfect place to dip your feet.

Wegbeschreibung: 

The camino to Arzúa begins with a steady walk uphill. By the time you reach the road it levels out and the remaining kilometers are flat into town.

Accommodation in Ribadiso da Baixo

Municipal

1

Albergue de Ribadiso da Baixo
Municipal
Ribadiso de Baixo

70
8€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue de Ribadiso da Baixo
Private

2

Albergue Los Caminantes
Private
Ribadiso de Baixo

56
10€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Los Caminantes
2.30km → Arzúa
To end of camino: 
40.80
Seehöhe: 
350

There is now an albergue in the upper part of Ribadiso. It is located at the top of the climb and before you get to Arzua. The albergue here is bookable online.

Accommodation in Ribadiso da Carretera

Private

1

Albergue Milpes
Private
Ribadiso, 7

24
10€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Milpes
2.30km → Pregontoño
To end of camino: 
38.50
Seehöhe: 
385

Arzúa ist eine angenehme Stadt mit fast ausreichend Betten für PilgerInnen. Falls die Herbergen alle voll wären und Sie nicht in einem der vielen Hotels Geld ausgeben wollen, gibt es auch noch das Polideportivo (Sporthalle) als Unterkunft für PilgerInnen.

Zwischen hier und O Pedrouzo liegt eine Reihe sehr kleiner galicischer Weiler von geringer Bedeutung. Auch wenn ihnen die Einheimischen hier todernst erzählen, dass es „in Galizien keine Kühe gibt“, wandern Sie auf deren Spuren auch an sonnigen Tagen durch schlammige Pfade.

Geschichte: 

Die Verbindung von Arzúa mit dem Jakobsweg im Mittelalter ist noch nicht völlig erforscht. In dieser Gegend wurde nur ein Ort namens Villanova erwähnt. Gelehrte stimmen weitgehend darin überein, dass die Abwesenheit von anderen Orten namens Villanova in der Gegend und die Anwesenheit von zwei...

Feiertage: 

Arzúa ist für seinen Käse berühmt und veranstaltet seit 40 Jahren jährlich im März ein 3-tägiges Käsefest.

Wegbeschreibung: 

Der Camino verlässt Arzúa auf einem Fußweg, NICHT auf der Straße. Wenn Sie am Hauptplatz angekommen sind, gehen Sie an der Kirche vorbei (mit dem Rücken zur Straße) und biegen Sie rechts in die Seitenstraße ein. Das Gelände ist angenehm, eine Mischung aus Wegen und befestigten Straßen durch...

Accommodation in Arzúa

Xunta

1

Albergue de Arzúa
Xunta
Cima de Lugar, 6

46
8€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue de Arzúa
Private

2

De Camino Albergue
Private
Lugo, 118

46
10-12€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: De Camino Albergue

3

Albergue O Botafumeiro
Private
Carme, 18

42
12-15€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue O Botafumeiro

4

Albergue Via Lactea
Private
José Antonio, 26

120
10-12€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Via Lactea

5

Casa del Peregrino
Private
Cima de Lugar, 7

14
10-12€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Casa del Peregrino

6

O Albergue de Selmo
Private
Lugo, 133

50
10-12€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: O Albergue de Selmo

7

Albergue Don Quijote
Private
Lugo, 130

50
10€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Don Quijote

8

Albergue O Santo
Private
Xosé Neira Vilas, 4

22
12€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue O Santo

9

Albergue Santiago Apóstol (Arzúa)
Private
Lugo, 107

72
10-12€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Santiago Apóstol (Arzúa)

10

Albergue San Francisco
Private
Carmen, 7

28
14€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue San Francisco

11

Albergue Los Caminantes
Private
Santiago, 14

28
10€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Los Caminantes

12

Albergue Los Tres Abetos
Private
Rúa Lugo, 147

42
15€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Los Tres Abetos

13

Albergue Ultreia
Private
Lugo, 126

38
10€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Ultreia

14

The Way Hostel Arzúa
Private
Cima do Lugar, 28

40
10-17€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: The Way Hostel Arzúa
Pension

15

Pensión Casa Teodora ⭑⭑
Pension
Lugo, 38

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pensión Casa Teodora ⭑⭑

16

Pensión Mesón do Peregrino
Pension
Ramón Franco, 7

17

Pensión Cima do Lugar
Pension
Cima do Lugar, 22

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pensión Cima do Lugar

18

Pensión Rúa ⭑⭑
Pension
Lugo, 130
Hotel

19

Pazo Santa María
Hotel
O Pazo

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pazo Santa María

20

Hotel Suiza ⭑⭑
Hotel
Vello

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Suiza ⭑⭑

21

La Casona de Nené
Hotel
Padre Pardo, 24

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: La Casona de Nené
Photo of Arzúa on the Camino de Santiago
To end of camino: 
36.20
Seehöhe: 
340

Accommodation in Pregontoño

Private

1

Albergue Camiño das Ocas
Private
Bebedeiro S/N

30
12€
0.90km → Calzada
To end of camino: 
33.40
Seehöhe: 
337

Accommodation in El Lugar de Tabernavella

Private

1

Albergue Taberna Vella
Private
Lugar de Tabernavella

8
15€

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