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Portugalete to Castro Urdiales

jpflavin1

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Today's walk was beautiful. Starting from Portugalete you walk across a long pedestrian walkway over the highway. At the end of the overpass you have a choice to continue on the Pedestrian walkway to your right or left. We chose the pedestrian path. It goes all the way to the ocean Playa Arena. There will be several detours offered along the way as the bridge is out between Arena and Pobena. Our decision led to a 40 minute detour. I suggest the alternate or taking the detour. There is a stair climb from Pobena and you are now walking along the coast. Beautiful ocean views. Your next decision point will be Onton. Here again we chose the coastal route. There is an excellent post by MendiWalker on this route. If you choose this way I suggest you follow it. We have a room at a pension on the promenade in Castro Urdiales. La Marina 30 euros dbl, 20 euros single. Full service city.

There is an Albergue 6 euro on the far side of town.

Ultreya, Joe
 
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