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Xunqueira de Ambía

Xunta (24, 10€) Albergue de Xunqueira de Ambía, modern albergue just to the right of the Camino before the village. Kitchen. Tel 988 436 069 Open 12:00

Pensión Turistico Casa Tomás, on Plaza San Rosendo. Microwave, laundry facilities. Café / restaurant with a menú del día, reported good. Doubles 36€, triples 54€. Website pensioncasatomas.es Tel 637 580 772 Open 12:00

The guest house Casa do Souto has been recommended, it's right of the Camino on to Camiño Lavandeiro the straight ahead to Praza de San Roque. Singles from 35€, doubles 45€. Evening meal, breakfast (must be requested in advance). Tel 669 851 544

Cafés, a Fina supermarket and pharmacy, all along the main road through the village.

The restaurant in Pensión Turistico Casa Tomás has been recommended, open to non residents.

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