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camino norte albergues

here is some information on the camino norte albergues

I went thru my journal and this is what i have come up with for the albergues on the north route.. Seems smaller than my previous list, but i got the most important ones.
hope this helps.

Irun - Albergue de perigrinos (this is moved to 1/2 block from there previous location. They are looking for another location when i was there.
Albergue juvenil.

Deba - 8 beds only. go to tourist office for the key. If full there is a lady who will pick you up and have accomodation at her house for 15E.

Gernika- Albergue Juvenil opens 4pm

Lezama - albergue de perigrinos open in july

Portugalete - albergue de perigrinos open in july

Pobena - New open may 1 and open at 3pm.

Onton- permanently closed

Castro Urdiales - NEW albergue municipal, report to police station, they will drive and let you in.

Santander - open at 4pm. leave things at the bar just down the road.

Serido -NEW albergue de perigrinos FREE A beautiful place

Unquerra - Permantely closed, Pension is between 10-15E

Alot of places are closed and it is necessary to phone to be let in.


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Thanks for posting this (again) Dawn, this is very useful information!

I have a feeling that more and more people will try this camino to avoid the crowds on the French way.

(By the way, I moved this post to the "Camino del Norte" section)

Greetings from a rainy Santiago,

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