from the heart of the Camino Frances we share an update about the current Covid situation in Spain and the limitations. We own an Albergue so we have a clear view on the situation. It is important to keep an eye on the date of May 9th. 2021 as the state of emergency will end then. But don’t
Spring has arrived in Spain!
Astorga has many beautiful buildings but the Gaudi Palace and the cathedral are on top of the list.
Villares de Orbigo is ready to receive pilgrims. We checked the yellow arrows and everything is fine to guide you to Astorga!
The doctor is visiting Villares de Orbigo three times a week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. He is not only available for the local inhabitants but also for pilgrims who are in need of consulting the doctor. He is located in this building on the Calle Real.
This is a magical spot in the camino de Santiago where the path changes it color from brown to red. It is just outside Villares de Orbigo when you are heading for Astorga.
When walking your camino there is a good change that you will meet this herd of sheeps when you leave Villares de Orbigo. They are guided by the shepard and four sheepdogs.
As explained earlier take care with the junction in Hospital de Orbigo. Do not choose for the track along the highway. Instead head for Villares de Orbigo (this is the official camino path) or simply follow the sign to Restaurant Arnal. When leaving Villares de Orbigo and heading for Astorga you
When you leave Villares de Orbigo you are rewareded with this fantastic scene at Astorga. The Gaudi Palace!
From 6am we serve breakfast in our bar. No better start of your stage then a nice breakfast.