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  1. notion900

    New official alternative route to join Camino Frances at Lavacolla and avoid the hordes at Arzúa

    notion900 submitted a new resource: New official alternative route to join Camino Frances later and avoid the hordes at Arzúa - Map of new alternative route Read more about this resource...
  2. notion900

    New official alternative route to join Camino Frances at Lavacolla and avoid the hordes at Arzúa 1

    The Xunta de Galicia have made a new official alternative route to avoid crowded Arzúa, St Irene and Pedrouzo (O Pino). I attach a photo of a new map which is situated at the point where the two routes divide, at the end of Boimorto village, by the basketball court. I have been told that the...
  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. E

    Villafranca

    Hello pilgrims, We highly recommend the alternate route out of Villafranca for its scenic beauty and fields of chestnut, lavender, and wildflowers in the spring. When we walked it yesterday, April 6, we identified 12 different species of butterflies and 26 different species of wildflowers...
  6. ChloeRose

    Le Puy English Guide/Website

    Hello fellow pilgrims, One thing I noticed before I started my Camino was that there doesn't seem to be much English information online for the Le Puy route in France except on this forum (and some small blogs that are sometimes difficult to find and rely on). I did my best to set up a nice...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...


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