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via de la plata route

  1. Orense


    Getting ready for Day 1
  2. Roops

    Via de la Plata - Advice / Recommendations

    Hi all, After a successful first camino last summer (Del Norte, Bilbao to Santiago) I'm itching to get back on the open road and plan my next Camino. As a change to the Del Norte route I've gone for the Via de la Plata to experience something completely different. I'm hoping to walk the route...
  3. Barry Coltham

    Advice on Via de la plata

    I am due to start walking the Camino on Sunday 29 April and need to leave Santiago de Compostela on wed 23 May. i.e. 24 days. Does anyone have any advice on the route - my initial research is that Salamanca is the furthest out i should start. Is overnight accommodation readily available on the...
  4. Sloth

    Sanabres Spring 2018

    Hi everyone. Planning to walk the Camino Sanabres hopefully in the first half of 2018. Can anyone give me any advice on the best time to do this from Zamora? I am looking at two possibilities, either the last two weeks in April or the first two weeks in June. Of interest would be availability of...
  5. BrienC

    Not Exactly Live - VDLP, Fall 2016

    Earlier this fall, I walked the Vía de la Plata with the Camino Sanabrés variant. In this thread, I'll add my daily commentary as I compile my notes from that journey. They will also be available on my blog. Hence, this is a route report, though, Not Exactly Live. Seville, Spain (October 17...
  6. M

    Now it feels real!

    It's becoming more and more a reality! My dream of doing another camino has taken on a life of it's own, and has turned into a loose plan! As it stands, my plan is to hike from Seville as far as Salamanca, from mid-Feb to mid-March. I will need to save the rest of the VdlP for another time...
  7. mla1

    vdlp stages - less than 40 days?

    I am starting to plan for the VDLP in spring 2016 (through Ourense). Some of the guidebooks suggest 36 or 37 days to Santiago, but most of the blogs and comments on the Forum suggest 40+ days. I am wondering if anyone would mind posting stages for fewer than 40 days between Seville to Santiago...
  8. Kiwi-family

    bus from Casar de Caceres

    Obviously there is a fancy-schmancy bus station in this wee town/village/hamlet. However, I cannot find any information about buses leaving from there - all the info I have suggests the bus leaves from Caceres! If that is the case, is it worth walking to Casar de Caceres or should we just skip...
  9. E

    Route maps

    Guys, I need some advice.. I am starting Via de la Plata route in Seville in few days time. I have got only Amigos del Camino de Santiago de Sevilla guide with me. Do you think it is enough? I am a bit worried that it is very basic and doesnt show exact locations of albergues should i get some...
  10. handzondeck2

    Cea to Laxe bypassing Oseira

    Hi Has anyone bypassed Oseira to walk to Castron Dozin and A Laxe. I have walked the route to Oseira before and want to go the other way. Is it well marked? Thanks Sharon

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