Private hostel (11, 11€) Albergue de Peregrinos Señora Elena, continue up the main road. Laundry facilities, kitchen with microwaves. Also private rooms. Tel 927 402 075
Municipal hostel (30, 15€ with breakfast) Albergue Majalavara, signposted to the right of the Camino on Calle Los Militarios. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Nicely renovated and reopened in 2018. Positive early reports. Website majalavara.com Tel 640 281 337 Open 10:00
The Camino arrives into town along the main road, along it you will find a small supermarket next to a small park on the right. Further up on the left is a smaller shop with longer opening hours. Pharmacy up a street on the right. Café Vía de la Plata does evening meals and breakfast. Restaurante Cáparra does an excellent menú del día, and meals in the evening. They also have rooms for 20€, good reports.
The settlement which we know as the Roman city of Cáparra probably has pre-Roman roots. It was possibly founded by the Vetons, a (probably) Celtic tribe who inhabited this region before the Roman conquest. The Arch of Cáparra marked the centre of the city and is today the best preserved remnant of the city, it was erected in the 1st century, during the Flavian dynasty.
(NOTE: check the location of properties on this list, some accommodation is not on the Camino)Hostal Ciudad de Cáparra
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