Vía de la Plata Map 4

Vía de la Plata Map 4
8.40km → Monesterio
To Santiago: 
879.90
Seehöhe: 
520

24h truck stop and road interchange between the A-66 and the N-630, named for the small river here. To your right is the rather bizarre looking Iglesia de San Isidro.

Wegbeschreibung: 

From the truck-stop, the camino navigates around a pair of heavily trafficked roundabouts to pass beneath the A-66. From there if follows adjacent to the N-630 all the way into Monesterio.

Accommodation in El Culebrín

Hotel

1

Complejo Leo 24H ⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Polígono de la Encina, 14

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13.20km → Arroyo del Bodión
To Santiago: 
871.50
Seehöhe: 
755

The streets of Monesterio are paved with cured ham. The monesterienses celebrate the día del jamón, and the local town hall has built a wonderful, incredibly informative, and free museum in its honor. Make time to go and you will get the inside scoop on where to find the...

Hinweis: 

A new type of trail marker appears for the first time near Monesterio. It is a square bollard which depicts a Roman arch and pathway, is painted with two colored stripes, and is meant to indicate that you are following along a Roman road.

WARNING: The road beyond...

Wegbeschreibung: 

The camino through Monesterio keeps along the N-630 but there are a few arrows which direct you left and into the town and the municipal albergue. At the far end of town, the camino leaves the N-630 by turning left just after the football field.

This stretch of the camino is poorly...

Accommodation in Monesterio

Municipal

1

Albergue Las Moreras
Municipal
Ronda Segura de León, 3

50
10€
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Parochial

2

Albergue parroquial de Monesterio
Parochial
Extremadura, 218

12
10€
Hostal

3

Hostal D.P. El Pilar ⭑
Hostal
Extremadura, 221

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostal D.P. El Pilar ⭑
Hotel

4

Hotel Moya ⭑
Hotel
Extremadura, 278

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Moya ⭑

5

Hotel Leo ⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Extremadura, 2

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Leo ⭑⭑⭑
Photo of Monesterio on the Camino de Santiago
7.40km → Fuente de Cantos
To Santiago: 
858.30
Seehöhe: 
545
To Santiago: 
850.90
Seehöhe: 
585

Situated directly on the camino, the Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Granada is a fine example of baroque architecture and a smart way to beat the heat while taking in a bit of culture.

Wegbeschreibung: 

There are as many marked routes through town as there are pilgrims to follow them, it is a bit of a mess. Follow whichever set you can find carefully and they will eventually exit the north side of town (NOT along the N-630) onto another farm track. It is level walking all the way to ...

Accommodation in Fuente de Cantos

Pension

2

Pensión Casa Vicenta
Pension
Real, 33
Hotel

3

Hotel La Fábrica
Hotel
Real, 117
Apartment

4

El Zaguán de la Plata
Apartment
Llerena, 40

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Vía de la Plata Map 5

Vía de la Plata Map 5
4.70km → Arroyo Atarja
To Santiago: 
844.50
Seehöhe: 
560

The municipal albergue which was located outside of the village has closed. A replacement in town is planned but no opening has been confirmed.

Wegbeschreibung: 

Pass straight through Calzadilla and pick up the farm track once again. It returns to the road but only for 500m before it turns left sharply away from the road to return to farm tracks all the way to Puebla de Sancho Pérez, passing the Arroyo Atarja (4.7km).

Accommodation in Calzadilla de los Barros

Pension

1

Pensión Los Rodríguez
Pension
N-630, km 696
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pensión Los Rodríguez
Photo of Calzadilla de los Barros on the Camino de Santiago
To Santiago: 
839.80
Seehöhe: 
495
3.30km → Zafra
To Santiago: 
830.40
Seehöhe: 
525
Wegbeschreibung: 

After passing the Plaza España and Ayuntamiento (Town Hall) the camino passes to the right of the Iglesia de Santa Lucía and heads straight to join the BA-160 out of town. It bears left after passing a gas station to follow a smaller paved road into Zafra.

Accommodation in Puebla de Sancho Pérez

Hostal

1

Hostal El Monte
Hostal
San Antonio
Photo of Puebla de Sancho Pérez on the Camino de Santiago
Photo of Puebla de Sancho Pérez on the Camino de Santiago
To Santiago: 
827.10
Seehöhe: 
515

The albergue Van Gogh is run by volunteers who promote the Vía de la Plata and their rooftop terrace is the perfect place to wrap up an evening of exploring the old town. 

The Museo Santa Clara (adjacent to the convent) is donativo and has a fine collection of medieval...

Geschichte: 

A whopping 221 of Zafra’s inhabitants joined Hernando de Soto on his journey to the New World in 1539. 

Wegbeschreibung: 

The camino through Zafra crosses most of the important landmarks. It enters town near the train station (if you arrived by train, leave the station and turn right) and follows the boulevard straight towards the Plaza España and the large Parque de la Paz. It turns left at...

Accommodation in Zafra

Association

2

Albergue de Peregrinos Van Gogh Zafra
Association
Estación, 17

40
12€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue de Peregrinos Van Gogh Zafra
Hostal

3

Hostal Carmen ⭑⭑
Hostal
Estación, 9

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostal Carmen ⭑⭑
Hotel

4

Hotel Victoria ⭑
Hotel
Plaza de España, 8

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5

Hotel Cervantes ⭑⭑
Hotel
Cervantes, 7

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Cervantes ⭑⭑

6

Hotel Plaza Grande ⭑
Hotel
Plaza Grande

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Plaza Grande ⭑
Parador

7

Parador de Zafra ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Parador
Plaza Corazón de María, 7

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Photo of Zafra on the Camino de Santiago
To Santiago: 
823.30
Seehöhe: 
615
To Santiago: 
822.20
Seehöhe: 
535
Hinweis: 

Pack extra water when leaving Los Santos de Maimona, the next source is 15km away.

Wegbeschreibung: 

The arrows bring you through Los Santos, but near the albergue they are not too clear. In fact, they pass behind the albergue which sits like a walled island between two small roads. It returns to the countryside for a long (15km+) road to Villafranca.

Accommodation in Los Santos de Maimona

Municipal

1

Albergue Turístico Vía de la Plata de Los Santos de Maimona
Municipal
Maestrazgo

12
7€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Turístico Vía de la Plata de Los Santos de Maimona
Pension

2

Pensión Sanse II Michey
Pension
Guadiana 10
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pensión Sanse II Michey
Hostal

3

Hostal Rosa
Hostal
Constitución, 38
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostal Rosa

Vía de la Plata Map 6

Vía de la Plata Map 6
To Santiago: 
807.10
Seehöhe: 
415

Villafranca de los Barros is a large city with all of the services you could need, including 4 albergues for pilgrims.

Wegbeschreibung: 

The stretch of the camino between Villafranca and Torremejía includes a long straight gravel section which is an original Roman road. It makes a few minor twists and turns but eventually heads directly into, through, and out of Torremejía.

Accommodation in Villafranca de los Barros

Private

1

Casa Perín
Private
Carrillo Arenas 40

12
15€
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2

Albergue El Carmen
Private
Carmen 26-A

15
10€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue El Carmen

3

Albergue Las Caballeras
Private
Las Caballeras, 19

12
12€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Las Caballeras

4

Albergue Extrenatura
Private
Carvajales, 2

18
10€
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Pension

5

Pensión La Marina
Pension
Ctra. N-630 km 665
Hotel

6

Hotel Acosta Ciudad de la Música ⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Ctra. N-630 km 666

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Acosta Ciudad de la Música ⭑⭑⭑

7

Hotel Diana
Hotel
Plaza Juan Carlos I, 1
Photo of Villafranca de los Barros on the Camino de Santiago
12.40km → Torremejía
To Santiago: 
793.00
Seehöhe: 
375

The stage between Villafranca de los Barros and Torremejía 26.5km can be shortened by making a detour to the nearby city of Almendralejo. This alternate route turns left off of the camino along the long straight section of the former Roman road.

Off Camino: 
8.00
Seehöhe: 
340

Accommodation in Almendralejo

Hotel

1

Hotel España ⭑⭑
Hotel
San Antonio, 77

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel España ⭑⭑

2

Hotel Los Ángeles ⭑⭑
Hotel
Macarena, 17

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Los Ángeles ⭑⭑

3

Hotel Acosta Centro ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Plaza de Extremadura

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Acosta Centro ⭑⭑⭑⭑

Vía de la Plata Map 7

Vía de la Plata Map 7
15.10km → Mérida
To Santiago: 
780.60
Seehöhe: 
300

Most services are located on the N-630, which runs parallel to the camino two streets to the west (your left).

Wegbeschreibung: 

If you made your way to the N-630 while in Torremejía there is no need to retrace your steps. Follow it out of town and you will rejoin the camino which emerges from your right. If follows adjacent to the road before arrows and a bollard direct you towards a path on your right. It passes...

Accommodation in Torremejía

Private

1

Albergue Rojo Plata
Private
José de Espronceda, 23

24
12€
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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue Rojo Plata
Hostal

2

Hostal Milenium
Hostal
Extremadura, 56

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostal Milenium
Seehöhe: 
205

The Puente Romano (Roman bridge) over the Río Guadiana carried cars as recently as the early 90’s before being retired to pedestrian use only. It remains the longest surviving ancient bridge and from the entrance, at the park, it is over 400m to the other side.

Wegbeschreibung: 

Once over the bridge the camino immediately turns left to follow a path along the river, avoiding altogether any meaningful entrance into the city of Mérida.

Photo of Río Guadiana on the Camino de Santiago
To Santiago: 
765.50
Seehöhe: 
210

The land where Mérida stands has been inhabited since prehistoric times, but it is the Romans who have made the most lasting impact. In 25 B.C. it was known as Emerita Augusta and together with Astorga (Asturica Augusta) it formed the original Vía de la Plata, an important route...

Wegbeschreibung: 

The camino does not make any real entrance into the oldest parts of Mérida and with the exception of the Alcazaba (the castle at the end of the bridge) and the Acueducto de Los Milagros it avoids passing any of the most significant buildings in the city.

From the...

Accommodation in Mérida

Municipal

1

Albergue Molino de Pancaliente
Municipal
José Fernández López

22
8€
Hostal

2

Hostal Anas ⭑⭑
Hostal
Reina Sofía, 9

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostal Anas ⭑⭑

3

Hostal Salud
Hostal
Vespasiano, 41

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4

Hostal Senero ⭑
Hostal
Holguin, 12

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostal Senero ⭑
Hotel

5

Hotel Vettonia ⭑⭑
Hotel
Calderón de la Barca, 26

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Vettonia ⭑⭑

6

Hotel Rambla Emerita ⭑⭑
Hotel
Rambla Mártir Santa Eulalia, 17

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Rambla Emerita ⭑⭑

7

Hotel Romero Mérida ⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Autovia A-66 salida 630

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8

Hotel Lusitania ⭑⭑
Hotel
Oviedo, 12

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Lusitania ⭑⭑
Parador

9

Parador de Mérida ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Parador
Almendralejo, 56

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Parador de Mérida ⭑⭑⭑⭑

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