6.70km → Puente Quintos
To Santiago: 
366.30
Altitudine: 
710

From Granja de Moreruela you can follow the Camino Sanabrés (follows from below) a total of 366km to Santiago, or you can follow the Vía de la Plata to Astorga 93.8km and from there follow the Camino Francés the remaining 256.9km. A description of the route to Astorga...

Il cammino: 

The Camino Sanabrés turns left and due west from Granja. It follows farm tracks to reach the Puente Quintos (6.7km) over the Río Esla

Once over the bridge, the river splits into two distinct routes to get to Faramontanos de Tábara. The right route follows the...

Accommodation in Granja de Moreruela

Municipal

1

Albergue de peregrinos de Granja de Moreruela
Municipal
Ángel de la Vega

20
5€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue de peregrinos de Granja de Moreruela
Casa Rural

2

Casa Rural La Casa del Tío Quico
Casa Rural
Dr. Damián González Galindo
To Santiago: 
342.10
Altitudine: 
715
2.20km → Barcial de Barco
To Santiago: 
336.00
Altitudine: 
700
To Santiago: 
333.80
Altitudine: 
716

The social center of town is the Bar Borox / albergue. 

Il cammino: 

Beyond Barcial de Barco a bit of care is needed to keep to the camino. If you have any doubts, speak with the owners of the bar Borox (adjacent to the albergue), they sometimes provide a map of the way.

The confusion has to do with the recent development of a disused railway...

Accommodation in Barcial de Barco

Private

1

Albergue Las Eras
Private
Las Eras, 2

14
8€
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Photo of Barcial de Barco on the Camino de Santiago
Altitudine: 
705
Now separated from the camino with the opening of the Via Verde.
7.80km → Villabrázaro
To Santiago: 
325.30
Altitudine: 
725
Il cammino: 

Note that it is technically possible to follow the Vía Verde all of the way to Villabrázaro, but that the arrows don’t really give you a good way to find where to depart from it and resume the camino. 

From the albergue in Benavente, follow the Vía Verde a...

Accommodation in Benavente

Municipal

1

Albergue de peregrinos de Benavente
Municipal
Ctra. de la Estación

12
4€
Pension

2

Pensión La Trapería
Pension
Agujero de San Andrés, 10

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Pensión La Trapería
Hostal

3

Hostal La Trucha
Hostal
La Viña, 5

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4

Hostal Avenida ⭑⭑
Hostal
El Ferial, 17

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostal Avenida ⭑⭑

5

Hostal Universal ⭑⭑
Hostal
San Antón Viejo, 17
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostal Universal ⭑⭑
Hotel

6

Hotel Santiago ⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Maragatos, 34

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Santiago ⭑⭑⭑

7

Hotel Villa de Benavente ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Ctra. de la Estación

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Villa de Benavente ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Parador

8

Parador de Benavente ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Parador
Plaza de la Mota

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Parador de Benavente ⭑⭑⭑⭑
Photo of Benavente on the Camino de Santiago
To Santiago: 
317.50
Altitudine: 
725

Check with the Bar Real for keys to the albergue.

Il cammino: 

The camino follows a paved country lane to Maire de Castroponce, well marked.

Accommodation in Villabrázaro

Municipal

1

Albergue de peregrinos de Villabrázaro
Municipal
Majuelos

14
Donativo€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue de peregrinos de Villabrázaro
To Santiago: 
309.20
Altitudine: 
745
Il cammino: 

The way to Álija del Infantado is complicated by only one turn. The camino follows a paved road most of the way and eventually arrives at a larger paved road after crossing the Puente de la Vizana over the Río Órbigo (and into the province of León). Pilgrims who have...

Photo of Maire de Castroponce on the Camino de Santiago
3.00km → La Nora del Río
To Santiago: 
303.50
Altitudine: 
740

Two great churches, but if you only visit one make it the Iglesia de San Esteban with its coffered Mudejar ceiling.

Il cammino: 

Follow the road to La Nora del Río (3km). Arrows at the start of town are conflicting, the smaller ones send you through town (no services) while a giant one encourages you to turn left along a trail adjacent to the river. The river choice is the best option and you will follow it for the...

Accommodation in Álija del Infantado

Municipal

1

Albergue de peregrinos de Alija del Infantado
Municipal
Benavente

12
8€
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Albergue de peregrinos de Alija del Infantado
Hotel

2

Hotel El Hotelito
Hotel
Real, 124
Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel El Hotelito
Photo of Álija del Infantado on the Camino de Santiago
5.30km → Genestacio
To Santiago: 
300.50
Altitudine: 
740
To Santiago: 
295.20
Altitudine: 
750

Cross over the river (which now looks more like a canal) to get to the bar, otherwise keep on straight through town.

Il cammino: 

The camino ahead passes near the villages of Villanueva de Jamuz (bar) (3.4km) and Santa Elena de Jamuz (3.8km) but does not actually enter them. At the far edge of Santa Elena it joins the road but only for a short distance, keep an eye open for the arrows which turn right...

Photo of Quintana del Marco on the Camino de Santiago
To Santiago: 
291.80
Altitudine: 
765
Photo of Villanueva de Jamuz on the Camino de Santiago
6.30km → La Bañeza
To Santiago: 
288.00
Altitudine: 
765
To Santiago: 
281.70
Altitudine: 
780

Accommodation in La Bañeza

Association

1

Albergue de peregrinos Monte Urba
Association
Bello Horizonte

36
4€
Pension

2

Hospedería Vía de la Plata ⭑⭑
Pension
Juan de Mansilla, 18

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hospedería Vía de la Plata ⭑⭑
Hostal

3

Hostal Caminito ⭑
Hostal
Mediodia, 1

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Hotel

4

Hotel Los Ángeles ⭑⭑
Hotel
Obispo Alcolea, 2

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Los Ángeles ⭑⭑
Apartment

5

Apartamentos APH Infanta Mercedes ⭑⭑⭑
Apartment
Madrid-Coruña, 125

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Apartamentos APH Infanta Mercedes ⭑⭑⭑
14.80km → Astorga
To Santiago: 
275.80
Altitudine: 
795

Accommodation in Palacios de La Valduerna

Hotel Rural

1

Hotel Rural Señorío de los Bazán
Hotel Rural
Vía de la Plata, 25

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Rural Señorío de los Bazán
Photo of Palacios de La Valduerna on the Camino de Santiago
4.10km → Astorga
To Santiago: 
261.00
Altitudine: 
840
2.40km → Valdeviejas
To Santiago: 
256.90
Altitudine: 
880

Ad Astorga noterete un improvviso aumento del numero dei pellegrini. Nuovi volti spunteranno dalla folla di facce a cui ormai vi siete abituati. Probabilmente si tratta di spagnoli, dal momento che Astorga è un popolare punto di partenza del cammino per gli ispanici; oppure saranno arrivati da...

Storia: 

Situata all’incrocio di diverse strade romane, non c’è da sorprendersi che Astorga sia piena di rovine dell’epoca romana. Gli scavi archeologici sono ancora in corso in vari siti, visitabili, e quasi ogni edificio in paese ha fondamenta romane. Astorga era un importante crocevia per i romani,...

Festività: 

L’ultima settimana di agosto si festeggia Santa María.
Il giorno del mercato è il martedì.

Il cammino: 

Il cammino qui si lascia alle spalle le ultime pianure e comincia, all’inizio lentamente, a salire. La salita è lenta e graduale fino a Rabanal, dove ha inizio un’ascesa più ripida fino all’alto e un’ugualmente brusca discesa fino a Molinaseca. Salendo passerete attraverso diversi paesini...

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 Delfín ⭑
Hostal
Carretera N-VI, 417

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Photo in Hostal Delfín on the Camino de Santiago

6

Hostal Coruña ⭑⭑
Hostal
Ponferrada, 72

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostal Coruña ⭑⭑

7

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

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hostal La Peseta ⭑⭑
Hotel

8

Hotel Astur Plaza ⭑⭑⭑
Hotel
Plaza España

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Astur Plaza ⭑⭑⭑

9

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

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel SPA Vía de la Plata ⭑⭑⭑⭑

10

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

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel Gaudí ⭑⭑⭑

11

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

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Camino de Santiago Accommodation: Hotel SPA Ciudad de Astorga ⭑⭑⭑⭑
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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Vía de la Plata Map 33

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Vía de la Plata Map 34

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