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Carcaboso

Private (11, 11€) Albergue de Peregrinos Señora Elena, continue up the main road. Laundry facilities, kitchen with microwaves. Somewhat run down. Tel 659 774 580 or 927 402 075

Municipal (30, 15€ with breakfast) Albergue Majalavara, signposted to the right of the Camino on Calle Los Militarios. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Nicely renovated old school building. Good reports. Website majalavara.com Tel 640 281 337 Open 10:00 *** Currently being renovated. Please see our website for updates

Hostal Ciudad de Caparra (ajoining Restaurante Cáparra) has singles 25€, doubles 44€. Good reports.

The Camino arrives into town on the main road, along which 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. Restaurante Cáparra does an excellent menú del día, and meals in the evening.

Hostal El Avión in Villar de Plasencia, is 5km from Cáparra along a quiet road (CC-11.2). They may also provide a pick-up service from Cáparra. Singles 30€, doubles 43€. Tel 652 779 448. To get back to the Camino from here walk north along the N-630 until you come to Hostal Asutrias, from there follow the instructions below.

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