Breaking – Today the government of Castilla y Leon decided to open the internal borders between the region as of May 9th. 2021. Per this date the state of emergency in Spain will be ended. This is important news as pilgrims have te cross this region on their way to Santiago de Compostella. So
Even a small albergue needs a clear sign.
This is just outside Villares de Órbigo along the Camino Frances when heading to Santibáñez de Valdeiglesias.
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Anyone who has walked the Camino Frances and started before Astorga will recognize this pedestrian bridge as one of the last obstacles before reaching Astorga.
This is followed by a steep climb before you reach the beautiful center of Astorga and have a great view of the surroundings.
This beautiful creek can be found between Villares de Orbigo and Astorga and is along the official camino path. It is a small creek and in summer mostly dry. It is the domain of birds and small insects. What you can’t see is the sound of silence which you experience here. Only the sound of
Yesterday we walked around our village Villares de Orbigo where the fields are in bloom. Experience the red paths, green fields, yellow flowers and that all under the blue sky. Starting your stage in Villares de Orbigo offers you one of the most impressive tracks from the Camino Frances which
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!