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Live - Camino Francés Day 4 report

Timocracy

New Member
Camino(s) past & future
June 2016
#1
Quick update for people like myself who are worried about it being too busy
Day 1 - stayed in Hunto -half empty 38euro for the night including dinner and breakfast, booked by email using google translate.
Day 2 - Rocevalles - arrived about 4pm stayed on second floor. Still had 3rd floor cellar, another. Building + tents available. 12 euro for bed - 10 euro for dinner.
Day 3 - Zubiri - arrived at 2:45 stayed in a albergue. Filled up completo about 5pm 16euro for bed - 13euro for dinner.
Day 4(now)- Pamplona - used booking.com on arrival at 3pm. Private Room for 2 people 34euro. going to look for dinner now.


No problems so far.. Buen Camino
 

Melensdad

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
2016 SJPdP to Santiago, Finisterre. Hadrian's Way, 2015. Sections of the AT + National & State Park trails.
#2
You are about a week in front of us so I'm glad to hear there is room at the Inn :) We fly from Chicago to London today. Visiting family in London for a couple days then Sunday to Biarritz, car to SJPdP where we will start. We have some nights booked ahead already but we are going to wing it for many others, hoping that it is not too crowded. Sounds like we should be good.

Only real concern will be rooms from Sarria to Santiago where the crowd is expected to really thicken.

Buen Camino!
 
Camino(s) past & future
Mar 2010, May/Jun 2016, Sep 2011, 2012, Apr 2014, St Olav's Way 2018
#3
Only real concern will be rooms from Sarria to Santiago where the crowd is expected to really thicken.
My wife and I have had to book a couple of days ahead. We are walking slowly and no longer run the risk of not having a bed available when we arrive. If I were walking by myself I would just be taking my chances. We arrived at Airexe at 3.00 pm today and there were still spaces in the Xunta albergue.
 
Camino(s) past & future
Plan to walk july 15
#4
Started on the 1st and no problems in St Jean (5pm), Romcesvalles (6pm), Zubiri (2.30 - full at 4pm) Pamplona (4pm) and didn't get full on a Saturday night! - Albergue de Pamplona.

Fine to in main albergues all the way to Najera.

Looks fine from where I'm standing - only Zubiri seemed to get full and I've got into all my first choices despite turning up between 4-5pm most days.

Great weather too
 

RENSHAW

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
2003 CF Roncesvalles to Santiago
2/4 weeks every year on CF reaching Burgos or Leon. Hospitalero San Anton June 2016.
#5
Well, if you ARE waking all the way to Santiago at this rate it sounds as if it will cost you a small fortune?
 

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