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Can anyone recommend a place to stay in Barcelos? I gather that the pilgrim hostel is not opened yet/

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I staied at Albergaria do Terco (tel: 253 808 380) in July 2009. It has a pilgrim discount and I paied € 27 for a single room with breakfast.
It is just at the end of Av. da Liberdade to the right with entrence on Av. dos Combatentes da Grande Guerra. Fine place.

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NB I used the John Brierley Guide : Camino Portugués which was very good. :D
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We stayed at the Residencial Solar da Estacao (sorry, can't do tildes), at Largo Marachal Gomes, 1 (Telephone: 253-811-741) The rooms were clean and quiet, although Brierley's book said it was noisy, we didn't find it so. We only paid about $18 for a double. It is opposite the rail station. Barcelos is a great place with a nice ceramic museum. The food at Solar da Estacao was very good and reasonable also.

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