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Private hostel (8, 15€ with breakfast) Albergue Turístico de Galisteo, on Calle Viña de Egido, up the alleyway to the right of Bar Los Emigrantes. Under the management of the owner of Camping Las Catalinas in Ríolobos. If this hostel is full they'll provide free transport to and from Ríolobos. Tel 927 451 150 or 605 824 086

Where you see Bar Los Emigrantes the hostel is up the alley to its right. The Camino turns left here. There is a small Spar supermarket and a pharmacy the right of the Camino in the walled town through Puerta del Reys. Also in the walled town on Plaza de España there's a shop, a bank and a bakery. Cafetería Las Picotas, on the Camino on the left at the start of the village, does decent food. Hotel Medina Ghaliayah has rooms from 15€ and also has a restaurant. Tel 927 452 400. La Pensión del Parador, on the Camino on the way out of town, has nice double rooms for 30€, including breakfast. Tel 645 986 793.

Galisteo is an impressive hilltop walled town. Its walls date from the period of Muslim rule and are very well preserved. You can walk along the tops of the walls although in places it's not for the faint hearted.

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Hotel Medina GhaliayahLa pension del Parador

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