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Private (14, 12€) Albergue El Roble, just off the main square, veering right. Café / restaurant, reported good, with vegetarian options. Singles from 34€, doubles 56€, triples 70€, evening meal included. Website www.turismoruralelroble.es Tel 650 629 969 or 980 590 300 Open 10:00

Municipal (24, donativo) Albergue Municipal, about 1km off the Camino. Cross Plaza Mayor diagonally and follow the signs. Run by a welcoming hospitalero who, in the style of traditional pilgrim hospitality, prepares an evening meal and breakfast. Accommodation is now in a new building with excellent modern facilities adjacent to the original albergue. Tel 637 926 068

Small supermarket on the left on the main road where you arrive into town. Across the main road is Plaza Major and around it are a pharmacy, cafés, banks. The café of Albergue El Roble, just off Plaza Mayor, does food and opens for breakfast.

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