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  1. s00thsayer

    San Cosme de Barreiros —> Lourenzá

    Has anyone taken this route recently? It’s shown on the Galicia Camino maps (see image) but I haven’t found much info in how well it is marked, if the trail is clear and walkable, etc.
  2. notion900

    Link to resource about the new official route to Lavacolla avoiding Arzúa, St Irene & Pedrouzo

    Please find here a new resource with a map on this new official variant of the Camino del Norte, just before it joins the Camino Frances. It is intended to relieve pressure on the busy villages at the end of the Camino Frances and offer a quieter way into Santiago for those on the Camino del...
  3. notion900

    The new official last part of the Camino del Norte

    Last year I posted a resource on an alternative route to stay off the Camino Frances a bit longer from the Camino del Norte, and join it at St Irene instead of Arzúa. The Xunta de Galicia have now made an official alternative, which joins the Camino Frances at Lavacolla (ie nearly in...
  4. notion900

    Crossing from Primitivo to Norte - the Camino Verde from Lugo to Sobrado

    Just to let folks know that I have completely updated the resource - José Manuel @xmsg and I walked the route in August and have updated all the directions, and refreshed the green arrows. It was fabulous. If you are planning the Primitivo and want to stay off the Frances as long as possible...
  5. notion900

    Unofficial alternative route to join Camino Frances later at St Irene - avoiding Arzúa

    If you want to avoid Arzúa, and join the Camino Frances as late as possible to avoid the crowds, there is an alternative route from Boimorto which joins the Frances just before St Irene. It starts at the far end of Boimorto village, and the locals have kindly made home made signs. The albergue...
  6. notion900

    Guide to 'O Camiño Verde' crossover - Lugo on Primitivo to Sobrado on Norte

    O Camiño Verde, the Green Camino, is a crossover from Lugo on the Primitivo, to Sobrado dos Monxes on the Norte, through a tranquil and beautiful rural area, mainly on farm and forest tracks. It is fully waymarked with green arrows, diverting from the Camino Primitivo just after the Roman...
  7. notion900

    Joining the Camino Frances as late as possible

    Just wondering, do you have to join the Camino Frances at Melide? Is there any alternative route and stopping off place so you can join later and avoid the crowds for the last 2 days?


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