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Casa Clara: Closed. Will not reopen.

Almadén de la Plata

Private (10, 13€) La Casa del Raloj, on the Camino going through the village on Plaza del Reloj. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Website www.eulate.net/ruraltellez Tel 692 552 659 Open 11:00

Municipal (16, 10€) Albergue Municipal, follow the Camino through the village until you see the Albergue Municipal signs. It's on Calle Puerto de la Cruz, a few minutes walk from the Camino. Phone number or instructions on the door. The hospitalera comes around later to stamp Credenciales. Kitchen.

Hostal Casa Concha, veer left from Plaza de la Palmeras. Singles from 25€, doubles 35€. Tel 954 735 043 or 659 459 938.

Hostal El Romeral, when you see Casa Concha on the right turn sharp left. Singles from 35€, double 45€. Website www.elromeral.net Tel 653 647 444 or 954 735 453

Follow the Camino past the distinctive old town hall with its purple tower, through Plaza del Reloj, then veering left to Plaza de la Palmera. Here standing with your back to the pharmacy, the supermarket is up the street on your right and the bank is up the street on your left. Café El Raloj and Café La Morena open early. Restaurant La Murilla, on the Camino beside the church, is good, as is Restaurante El Molino which is just across the main road.

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