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JLWV

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Camino(s) past & future
Levante (2014-2016); Levante to Toledo (2017-2018), to be continued; Fisterra & Muxia (2018);
Good morning,

after a mail of Laurie regarding Pension Paris' closing, the Associación de Amigos del Camino de Santiago de la Comunidad Valencia established contact with the following accomodation in Valencia to give customized service:

CENTER VALENCIA YOUTH HOSTEL
Calle Samaniego, 18
ES-46003 Valencia
www.center-valencia.com
Telephon: 00 34 963 914 915

Pilgrims who book at this albergue and need guide and/or credencial, can send us (info@vieiragrino.com) mail some days before arriving requesting them, and we shall carry them to the albergue.

Buen camino
Jean-Luc
 

JLWV

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Levante (2014-2016); Levante to Toledo (2017-2018), to be continued; Fisterra & Muxia (2018);
The Amigos inform that the Youth Hostel "Ciutat de Valencia", located in the street " de la Linterna" has been closed.
 

KinkyOne

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
I'am not perfect, but I'm always myself!!!
The Amigos inform that the Youth Hostel "Ciutat de Valencia", located in the street " de la Linterna" has been closed.
Ahhh, that's a shame. For the future pilgrims I hope you'll find another location. As I've already wrote in another thread Levante deserves some promotion.

Thanks for doing all this, Jean-Luc!
 
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pilgr

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I recommend the Pension Alicante. It is near the train station and kind of near Amigos de Levante office, and in the central part of town. Rooms between 20 and 25€. Great value (excellent reviews too)!

I have stayed here multiple times, recently having returned to Valencia.
You need to book ahead to make sure there is a room but no credit card needed. Contact Info:
www.pensionalicante.es
pensionalicante@gmail.com
Main: +34 963512296
Alessandro +34 693932380
Francesca +34 673662088

Calle Ribera 8, 2nd piso, Valencia
 
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JLWV

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Levante (2014-2016); Levante to Toledo (2017-2018), to be continued; Fisterra & Muxia (2018);
Accommodations in Valencia

As promised, here is a little list of low cost accommodations in Valencia:

CENTER VALENCIA YOUTH HOSTEL
Calle Samaniego, 18
ES-46003 Valencia
www.center-valencia.com
Telephon: 00 34 963 914 915

RIVER HOSTEL (info from member Gerardcarey, March 2018)
Plaza del temple, 16
Tel. 963 913 955 hello@riverhostelvalencia.com
www.riverhostelvalencia.com (in Spanish, English and an asiatic lenguaje I can´t identify)
looks fine on the web.

PENSION ALICANTE (recommended by Matt / Pilgr)
Calle Ribera 8, 2nd piso, Valencia
www.pensionalicante.es
pensionalicante@gmail.com
Main: +34 963512296
Alessandro +34 693932380
Francesca +34 673662088

UP! HOSTEL
In the “Estación del Norte”, right side, just where the shuttle to J.Sorolla station stops.
recepcion@uphostel.com
www.uphostel.com
+34 963 528 158
It is like an albergue, but quite modern. Between the center and the

QUART YOUTH HOSTEL
www.quarthostel.com
+34 963 270 101
Calle Guillem de Castro, 64 – 46001 Valencia

Home Youth Hostel Valencia
Carrer de la Llotja, 4, 46001 Valencia
homehostelsvalencia.com
963 91 62 29
Albergue type

INNSA HOSTEL
Carrer de Baix, 48, 46003 Valencia
innsahostel.com
963 91 77 51

Home Backpackers Hostel Valencia
Plaça de Vicent Iborra, s/n, 46003 Valencia
homebackpackersvalencia.com
963 91 37 97
In the 'Barrio del Carmen'

Red Nest Hostel Valencia
Carrer de la Pau, 36, 46003 València
nesthostelsvalencia.com
963 42 71 68



More options through googlemaps, booking, etc..
Buen camino
 
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KinkyOne

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
I'am not perfect, but I'm always myself!!!
On septembre the 1st, The Amigos in Valencia switched to winter timetable:
the office is open on Wednesday 10AM-13:30AM and Friday 5PM-8:30PM.

As far as we can know, two French men started Levante yesterday, and a man from Scotland and a lady from Denmark started last Saturday. Also a Spanish man will start soon, but will switch to Wool Way after Almansa.
Buen Camino a todos
Jean-Luc
Hola, Jean-Luc,

Thanks for the info. And I bet we are all completely OK with using original Spanish names for Caminos: Wool Way = Ruta de la Lana ;)
 

JLWV

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Levante (2014-2016); Levante to Toledo (2017-2018), to be continued; Fisterra & Muxia (2018);
Hola, Jean-Luc,

Thanks for the info. And I bet we are all completely OK with using original Spanish names for Caminos: Wool Way = Ruta de la Lana ;)
OK K1, I have edited my text.
 

JLWV

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Levante (2014-2016); Levante to Toledo (2017-2018), to be continued; Fisterra & Muxia (2018);
Hi pilgrims, here is new info.
As from October the 1st, our Asociación moves to a new office: Calle Jerónimo Muñoz, 32.
It is still next to the way, but 5 mn farer from the center of the city. 21617880_1589711734413561_4731063366861393259_n.jpg Nueva sede 3.jpg

On the other hand we received pilgrims starting the Camino de Levante this week: 2 young German ladies, and a couple from Poland.

Buen Camino
Jean-Luc

Post data of Saturday: two more visits at the office yesterday: a man from Oregon, USA, starting today, and a man from Valencia-city starting from home his first Camino (refresh to my mind my same experience three years ago)
 
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Madens

New Member
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances 2014, 2016, 2017
Camino Levante 2018
Hi Levante pilgrims
Please note that friday, march 30th, is holiday in Spain, Holly Friday, so the Amigos'office will remain closed
Hi JLWV,

Do you guys have a guide in english with the distances from town to town?
 

JLWV

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Levante (2014-2016); Levante to Toledo (2017-2018), to be continued; Fisterra & Muxia (2018);
Hi Madens
Yes we have.
you can pick it at the Asociación, or send an E-mail at info@vieiriagrino.com for a postal dispatch.
I attach files (built for my own use) with distancies and accommodations.

Update July 2018 - Telephon for Albergue El Palau in Xativa deleted.
Farm La Peira in Benifaió closed

Modification March 2019 : I have deleted the documents included in this message, as they are not updated
now. Updated versions are available in "Resources"
 
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peregrina2000

Moderator
Staff member
Hi Madens
Yes we have.
you can pick it at the Asociación, or send an E-mail at info@vieiriagrino.com for a postal dispatch.
I attach files (built for my own use) with distancies and accommodations.
Wow, those are great resources. JLWV, would you mind if we posted these documents in the Resources section?

And one more question Jean Luc-- has the more recent version of the Association's guide been translated into English? I remember that a year or so ago, the English version was still a translation of the older guide. Many thanks! Buen camino, Laurie
 

Ant

New Member
Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2014
Norte & Ingles 2015
Mozarabe & VDLP 2016
Portuguese 2017
Levante/VDLP/Salvador/Prim2018
I am starting the Levante in April 2018. Have arranged to pick up my guide and pay for it on Friday, 13th April. See you then.
 

KinkyOne

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
I'am not perfect, but I'm always myself!!!
In Valencia now. I found pod bunks with light, charge point and large lockable drawer underneath, at "The River Hostel". €10 makes it a deal.
http://riverhostelvalencia.com/en/
Regards
Gerard
Excellent location! I walked past it on my first day on Levante because I started IN the Mediterranean sea and walked through that free parking zone, crossing the old river bed (now recreational area) and past the hostel on the way to cathedral.
Good to know. Thanks for posting.
 

JLWV

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Levante (2014-2016); Levante to Toledo (2017-2018), to be continued; Fisterra & Muxia (2018);
Ant, see you on 13th
Gerard, welcome in Valencia and thank you for your info; I have updated the list with it.
K1, fine to read your comments
Laurie, sorry for all members, but by the moment a translation of the last guide is no foreseen. The idea has been launched, but there is no immediate means to realize it.
 

Ant

New Member
Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2014
Norte & Ingles 2015
Mozarabe & VDLP 2016
Portuguese 2017
Levante/VDLP/Salvador/Prim2018
Accommodations in Valencia

As promised, here is a little list of low cost accommodations in Valencia:

CENTER VALENCIA YOUTH HOSTEL
Calle Samaniego, 18
ES-46003 Valencia
www.center-valencia.com
Telephon: 00 34 963 914 915

RIVER HOSTEL (info from member Gerardcarey, March 2018)
Plaza del temple, 16
Tel. 963 913 955 hello@riverhostelvalencia.com
www.riverhostelvalencia.com (in Spanish, English and an asiatic lenguaje I can´t identify)
looks fine on the web.

PENSION ALICANTE (recommended by Matt / Pilgr)
Calle Ribera 8, 2nd piso, Valencia
www.pensionalicante.es
pensionalicante@gmail.com
Main: +34 963512296
Alessandro +34 693932380
Francesca +34 673662088

UP! HOSTEL
In the “Estación del Norte”, right side, just where the shuttle to J.Sorolla station stops.
recepcion@uphostel.com
www.uphostel.com
+34 963 528 158
It is like an albergue, but quite modern. Between the center and the Amigos.

Home Youth Hostel Valencia
Carrer de la Llotja, 4, 46001 Valencia
homehostelsvalencia.com
963 91 62 29
Albergue type

INNSA HOSTEL
Carrer de Baix, 48, 46003 Valencia
innsahostel.com
963 91 77 51

Home Backpackers Hostel Valencia
Plaça de Vicent Iborra, s/n, 46003 Valencia
homebackpackersvalencia.com
963 91 37 97
In the 'Barrio del Carmen'

Red Nest Hostel Valencia
Carrer de la Pau, 36, 46003 València
nesthostelsvalencia.com
963 42 71 68

More options through googlemaps, booking, etc..
Buen camino
Staying at the River Hostal. the place is clean with OK facilities but EXTREMELY NOISY! The 10 pm noise curfew is completely ignored. Racket till well after 2am.
 

JLWV

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Levante (2014-2016); Levante to Toledo (2017-2018), to be continued; Fisterra & Muxia (2018);
Staying at the River Hostal. the place is clean with OK facilities but EXTREMELY NOISY! The 10 pm noise curfew is completely ignored. Racket till well after 2am.
Thanks ANT for your info & visit, 4 young tirolian men will also start tomorrow from Valencia.
 
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Ant

New Member
Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2014
Norte & Ingles 2015
Mozarabe & VDLP 2016
Portuguese 2017
Levante/VDLP/Salvador/Prim2018
Thanks ANT for your info & visit, 4 young tirolian men will also start tomorrow from Valencia.
I am walking with three of them. One has already given up.
 

JLWV

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Levante (2014-2016); Levante to Toledo (2017-2018), to be continued; Fisterra & Muxia (2018);
Just added QUART YOUTH HOSTEL in the accommodations' list.
From this week we switch to summer time-table: Amigos open the office on Wednesday morning and Thursday/Friday afternoons.
 

digger

New Member
Camino(s) past & future
Mozarabe; Almeria to Santiago May & June 2016
Good morning,

after a mail of Laurie regarding Pension Paris' closing, the Associación de Amigos del Camino de Santiago de la Comunidad Valencia established contact with the following accomodation in Valencia to give customized service:

CENTER VALENCIA YOUTH HOSTEL
Calle Samaniego, 18
ES-46003 Valencia
www.center-valencia.com
Telephon: 00 34 963 914 915

Pilgrims who book at this albergue and need guide and/or credencial, can send us (info@vieiragrino.com) mail some days before arriving requesting them, and we shall carry them to the albergue.

Buen camino
Jean-Luc
Hi Jean-Luc,
I tried to access the albergue in Rielves today 8 June, by calling the number in your guide. I was told that it’s closed temporarily for renovation. The owner of the bar nearby then told me that this has been the case for a long time.

I’m only repeating what I was told but the information may be useful to you.
Regards,
Digger
 

JLWV

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Levante (2014-2016); Levante to Toledo (2017-2018), to be continued; Fisterra & Muxia (2018);
Thank you Digger for your live information. I transferred it to people in charge of the guide. We shall investigate which is the plan in Rielves and update info.
Thanks again and buen camino.
Jean-Luc
 

peregrina2000

Moderator
Staff member
Laurie, sorry for all members, but by the moment a translation of the last guide is no foreseen. The idea has been launched, but there is no immediate means to realize it.
Hi, JLWV,
I would be happy to translate the new editiion. I am not a professional translator by any means, but I translated Ender´s guide to the Salvador and I think it came out ok. I don't often get a chance to give back to the camino since I am so far away, so this is something I can do. I am not good at formatting or anything like that, but I can put the words into English!
 

JLWV

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Levante (2014-2016); Levante to Toledo (2017-2018), to be continued; Fisterra & Muxia (2018);
Hi, Peregrina
I apologize for the delay of my answer.
I send you a private message.
 

JLWV

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Levante (2014-2016); Levante to Toledo (2017-2018), to be continued; Fisterra & Muxia (2018);
March 21, 2019
This is to inform that the web of the "Asociación de Amigos del Camino de Santiago - Comunidad Valenciana" (www.vieriagrino.com) has just been renewed and IMO is good.
On the other hand, there is something new about albergues in Nava del Rey and Arevalo, and we hope soon in Toro (untill we get confirmation please check at the Tourism Office).
 

p_mci

Member
Camino(s) past & future
Francés, Inglés, Portugués (2014) Norte, Primitivo (2015) Vía de la Plata (2017) Mozárabe (2018)
I can recommend Pension El Rincon (C/Carda, 11) in the old part of town near the Central Market. I got a single room with private bath for €22 per night on booking.com earlier this month
 

JLWV

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Levante (2014-2016); Levante to Toledo (2017-2018), to be continued; Fisterra & Muxia (2018);
Thank you p_mci for your info.
I will include it in the list
JL
 

JLWV

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Levante (2014-2016); Levante to Toledo (2017-2018), to be continued; Fisterra & Muxia (2018);
For who wants to receive the "pilgrim Benediction" when starting in Valencia, please note that this one is given in the church of 'San Juan del Hospital' after the daily mass at 07 P.M. - Please inform the prest of your wish.

By the way, this nice church is the oldest in Valencia, founded by the military Order of St John of the Hospital when king Jaime 1st conquiste the city in 1238. To day it depends of the Opus Dei.

JL
 

JLWV

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Levante (2014-2016); Levante to Toledo (2017-2018), to be continued; Fisterra & Muxia (2018);
We are selling the last copies of the English guide (2009 edition).
There will be no more edition, as we are finishing the correction of the translation of the English web-guide.
The web-guides (Spanish available, English will be soon) do not include maps, but tracks for GPS and phone-applications.
buen camino
Jean-Luc
 

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