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Santiago to Finisterre in 4 days - best stopping points?

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Camino(s) past & future
Sep 1 - 13th, 2019: Porto - Santiago
April 4th from SJPDP - May 5, 2017.
Hi everyone,

I completed the Camino Frances from SJPDP to Santiago in 2017, and I'm meeting some friends shortly in Santiago to do a four day walk to Finisterre. Can someone let us know where the best places to stop are for a four-day leisurely trip, and potentially since nice albergues or hostels at those points? Given that our route/time is fixed, I may try to reserve a few spots to take some of the pressure off.


Davey Boyd

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Again, soon as possible!
Hi Duane

My stops are usually Negreira, Olveiroa, Cee, then Finisterre.
In both Negreira and Olveiroa I usually stay in the Xunta albergues, but in Cee I really like A Casa de Fonte.
In Finisterre the only place for me is albergue Cabo de Vila.



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CF2012,Le Puy/CF 2015 Portugues 2017 Norte 2018, CF 2019
The best place to stop is where you are tired. Have fun and Buen Camino!


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CF2012,Le Puy/CF 2015 Portugues 2017 Norte 2018, CF 2019
Albergue Monte Aro in Lago is fantastic

Looks pretty spiffy and wish I could check it out on my upcoming camino. If I have time after I finish I am going to do the walk to Muxia. Never did that one. But there will be more caminos!

Elle Bieling

Elle Bieling, PilgrimageTraveler
Camino(s) past & future
Inglés, '14 '17 Finisterre, '14 '17 '18 Primitivo, '15 '18 Portuguese, '17, '18 San Salvador, '18
I also like the Casa Loncho in Olveiroa, although that is a long stage from Negreira. Maybe better to stay in the Monte Aro. In the restaurant by the Casa Loncho you can get meals at the restaurant anytime, something like 6 am to 10 pm. Lovely!
In Negreira I liked the Hostal Pensión La Mezquita. First time my husband and I actually had a KING-sized bed, with a huge buffet breakfast included for only 50 E! They also have a very nice albergue there if you prefer it.
You might be interested in my blog - loaded with more info! Click: Camino Finisterre.

David Tallan

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Camino(s) past & future
Frances (1989 and 2016), Portugues - from Porto (2018)
We did Negreira, Santa Mariña, Cee, Finisterre - but that was 2016. I think some albergues have opened up in other villages that might allow you to avoid a 30+ km stretch.

Jim Stinson

Camino(s) past & future
5/2015 CF
4/2017 CF
5/2019 CF fr Astorga
Beware the Mercado in Negreira. Was closed on Sunday, and not open until 10am Monday. Come stocked if that’s your day there.

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