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Municipal hostel: Open.
Posado de Grimaldo: Open.

Grimaldo (turnoff for)

Municipal (12, donativo) Albergue Municipal, on the right on the main road beside Bar Grimaldo (ask there for the key). Laundry facilities. Nice, simple albergue in a pleasant village. Tel 650 848 181

La Posada de Grimaldo has been highly recommended as an alternative to the pilgrim albergue. It does a special pilgrim price of 20€ per person, breakfast included. It's a little past the albergue on the same side. In a historic building with sumptuously decorated rooms. Website www.laposadadegrimaldo.es Tel 616 931 745 or 676 026 458

Cafés. Bar Grimaldo does good platos combinados and opens in the morning.

To get back to the Camino from Grimaldo walk up through the village to a road junction where you take a left. This brings you under the motorway and back to the Camino.

Or here to go to the Vía de la Plata Guide website.


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