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Food and Lodging costs-What is a ballpark idea?


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Hi All,

Getting ready to go in September, but trying to figure expenses. Can anyone tell me if it's possible to do the Ingles from either Ferrol or A Coruna for $550 (US) or less? Or am I dreaming? Thanks in advance for light you can shed.
Nancy :D
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Hola Nancy

You'll be able to complete the Camino Ingles for considerably less than 500 dollars. Have a look at the guide: http://www.csj.org.uk/guides-online.htm

As you will see you can walk this route and use albergues at Nedas, Mino and Bruma - but this is quite an arduous way to do it. But if you do they cost 3 euors per night for a bed. In A Coruna and Ferrol you should find a room in a decent hostal for 25 euors or so. In Pontedeume a single room may cost you 12 euros or so, Betanzos - a posting here yesterday confirmed a room at 15 euros, Bruma - albergue or hostal at 18 euros, Sigueiro 18 euros.

Menus of the Day remain around 8 - 10 euors for three courses, bread and a glass of wine and coffee.

So if your budget is $500 you'll have enough to stay in more up market accommodation if you wish or just have money left over.

Let us know how you get on!

Buen Camino



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Thanks, John!

It's a relief to know it can be done economically! I appreciate your prompt replay and all the great info on this website for pilgrims!

Javier Martin

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Usually the Camino is said to be possible to be done for not much more than 1 euro per kilometer.

The Camino inglés since El Ferrol is about 116 km?

Buen Camino,

Javier Martin
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