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I have spent the last few days with some good friends who live in Soto Del Real. Walk out their door and you are on dirt paths that go all over the Guadarrama foothills. This time I was surprised to see not only yellow arrows but also official wooden mojones denominating this as the Camino Mendocino, which merges with the Madrid in Manzanares el Real.

The little I have learned is that it’s 4 days from Guadalajara to Manzanares. I am going to do some more research when I’m back home but it looks like it could be a great alternative for those who either don’t fancy leaving Madrid (though it is one of the best big city departures I’ve ever walked) or who want to prolong their camino by a few days.

By chance has anyone walked this route?

Buen camino Laurie.

Ps. Using the last bits of my Spanish gb before my plane takes off, I found this.

Ppss. If anyone does walk this route, know that my friends in Soto have offered their little guest room for peregrinos. Let me know. It is smack dab on the camino.
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