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How far is it from Leon to Oviedo?

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Frances x5, Portuguese VdlP12, Sanabres, Aragones, Norte,Salvador,Primitivo, VdlP 17,Madrid18Norte
It says 121.8 kms on my bookmark. My son and I walked it in 6 days this May. It was wonderful .

André Walker

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Camino(s) past & future
Holland-St.Jean, Frances, Del Norte, VdlP.
Yes, it can be confusing. It happens with a lot of Camino's: different sources giving different distances. Sometimes due to the fact that it's possible to walk variations?

According to my info (wikiloc tracks) it's 120,1 km. So, based on info from 3 different sources, it's safe to assume that the total distance is just over 120 km.

What does your info say?
Camino(s) past & future
Francé 2005; 2016
Inglés June 2017
del Salvador Sep 2018
Primitivo Oct 2018
From gronze.com, always useful and informative:

"The Camino del Salvador, from León to Oviedo, has 121 kilometers and passes through 19 towns with services. Thus, it is an average of a population with services every 6.4 km. The longest distances without the possibility of supplies are: from La Pola de Gordón to Poladura de la Tercia (14.3 km), since the Buiza bar only opens a few afternoons; the hard mountain route between Poladura de la Tercia and the port of Pajares (9.4 km); and, finally, the long descent from Pajares to Campomanes (16.8 km). Apart from León, with 135 thousand inhabitants, and Oviedo, with 217 thousand inhabitants, the largest population we pass through is Mieres del Camino, with 27 thousand inhabitants."

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André Walker

Never loosing my way: always standing on it
Camino(s) past & future
Holland-St.Jean, Frances, Del Norte, VdlP.
Even gronze.com has 2 distances:
- camino official: 120,1 km.
- por Villamanín: 121,8 km.

According to Gronze you have the choice between two different routes from Buiza to Pajares, resulting in two total distances.

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