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Several routes rejoin in Muxía


Xunta hostel (32, 8€), on a hill at the southern end of the town on Rúa Enfesto. Kitchen. Extraordinary, modern, purpose-built hostel. You can only stay there if you walked from Santiago or Fisterra and can show proof (stamp in Credencial or receipt from hotel and recently they've begun to insist on a stamp from Lires too). One night only. Open 13:00
Private hostel (41, 12€) Albergue@Muxía, just down the street from the Xunta hostel. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Website albergueamuxia.com Tel 609 615 533
Private hostel (10, 12€) Albergue Da Costa, on the way into town coming from Fisterra, on Avenida de Doctor Toba. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Website www.dacostamuxia.com Tel 676 363 820  Book here!
Private hostel (18, 12€) Albergue Muxía Mare, on Rúa Castelao. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Website www.alberguemuxiamare.es Tel 981 742 423 Open 12:00  Book here!
Private hostel (17, 10€, April to November) Albergue Delfín, on the quays at the south end of town. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Website www.alberguedelfin.com Tel 699 226 586 Open 12:00
Private hostel (40, 12€) Albergue Arribada, near the main square, on Rúa del Rio. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Website www.arribadaalbergue.com Tel 981 742 516  Book here!
Private hostel (50, 12€) Albergue Bela Muxía, on Rúa da Encarnación which runs north-south two streets back from the quays, near the Tourist Information. Kitchen, laundry facilities. In a modern, purpose-built building. Spacious dorms and private rooms. Website www.belamuxia.com Tel 687 798 222Open 13:00 Book here!

Muxía has all facilities. Many fish restaurants and cafés along the harbour. Beware tourist prices! Pharmacy on Rúa Real, one street back from the quay. Buses leave from the quay opposite Café Noche y Día, where you'll find the timetable stuck on the window. Two services daily to Santiago taking about two hours. Also three services to Fisterra taking about 45 minutes. The albergue have up-to-date timetables. Local taxi drivers will take up to four people to Fisterra for about 30€ and Santiago for 60€, ask around in albergues and cafés for contact details. There is a local pilgrimage to the waterfront church every year on the Sunday following 8 September. Fiestas El Carmen July, a local pilgrimage, the Romaría da Barca, takes place to the church of Santuario de A Nosa Señora da Barca on the first Sunday after 8 September.

The Little Fox House / Casa do Reposito is a 'post-Camino retreat' a little off the Muxía - Lires Camino. More details from their website www.thelittlefoxhouse.com

Private hostel (62, 15€) Monasterio de Moraime, a little off the Camino, across the main road from Moraime, near a medieval church. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Tel 881 076 055

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