Camino Sanabrés (The Sanabria Way)

From Granja de Moreruela (Zamora) to Santiago de Compostela. 13 sections. 358 kilometres.

If you are walking on the Vía de la Plata or Southern Way, the Caminos Mozárabes or the Camino de Levante, you will reach Zamora. Here you have two options, you can either continue to Granja de Moreruela and Benavente towards Astorga and onto the French Way, or you can reach Santiago taking a detour onto the Camino Sanabrés or Sanabria Way. This Way will take you from Moreruela towards Tábara, Santa Marta de Tera, Mombuey and Puebla de Sanabria. Here you will find information on the different sections along this Camino.
   
This is also known as the Camino Mozárabe, king Alfonso IX went back from Santiago using this road in 1225. The Sanabria Way goes along the province of Zamora and enters Galicia through A Gudiña; it then goes through the beautiful city of Ourense, carries on to the province of Pontevedra, and finally the province of A Coruña to reach the Galician capital. The Camino will reveal some Romanesque jewels, landscapes of vineyards and green walkways where tranquillity and nature rule.

Pilgrims on the Camino Sanabrés have a fully-fledged hostel and accommodation network, the route is also properly signposted all the way to Santiago de Compostela. Wine, food and cultural heritage will take the lucky pilgrims on this Camino to their destination. Buen Camino! 

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SECTIONS

How to get to the starting point?

How to get to Granja de Moreruela by bus:

-From Benavente and Zamora with Autocares Vivas

How to get to Granja de Moreruela by car:

-The autovía (toll-free) A66 links Granja de Moreruela with Benavente and Zamora.

How to get to Puebla de Sanabria by bus:

- From Madrid, Ourense, Pontevedra and Vigo with AvanzaBus.
- From Irún, Bilbao and Barcelona with Vibasa.
- From Andalusia, Salamanca, Algeciras, A Coruña and Santiago de Compostela, with Dainco.

How to get to Puebla de Sanabria by train:

- Renfe has short-distance trains to reach Puebla de Sanabria from Zamora, Valladolid and Ourense. There are also Alvia and Tren Hotel lines from Madrid, Medina, Zamora, A Coruña, Vigo, Ourense and Pontevedra.


How to get to Puebla de Sanabria by car:

- The autovía (toll-free) A-52 links Puebla de Sanabria with Benavente and Galicia. From Madrid to Puebla de Sanabria there are 354 kilometres - it takes around 3 hours and 15 minutes.


Confraternity Sites


 
Asociación de Amigos del Camino de Santiago Mozárabe-Sanabrés
Albergue de Peregrinos - Virgen de la Carballeda – Carretera 525, km 49
Rionegro del Puente, 49326
mozarabesanabres@gmail.com

 

We transfer your rucksack

So that you can travel light along the Camino de Santiago

 

We transfer your rucksack or suitcase from your accommodation at one stage to the next!! This way, your walk is more comfortable, your bag is lighter and you can enjoy every step of the Camino. We will take your luggage every day to your next hostel or hotel.

 

Bicycle transportation services 

We send your bicycle to your starting or finishing point

 

Decide where you want to start the Camino and we will send your bicycle there from any branch of Correos. Once you finish the Camino de Santiago you can go to the nearest post office and send it back home again. Your bicycle will be insured and we package your bike without disassembling it.

 

Luggage transfer

For everything you want in or out of your rucksack 

 

With our Paq Peregrino you can send suitcases or parcels to any point along the Camino (hostels, hotels, branches of Correos, etc) so that you have your personal belongings when you arrive. You can therefore have extra clothes or other items and not only the ones you carry along the Way. You can also send back whatever you have in your daily rucksack that you no longer need.

 

Prepaid Card

So that you have nothing to worry about other than just enjoying the Camino 

 

Correos offers a prepaid card that is not linked to a bank account. In this way, you can defort walk the Camino without taking your credit or debit cards with you. You only have to put the money on the card that you are going to need and then top up again if your balance is low. This is a simple, safe and comfortable way of taking your money along the Camino.

 

 

Stamping Your Credential

So that you have the best stamps on your Pilgrim's Passport 

Branches of Correos along the Camino de Santiago stamp your Credential or Pilgrim's Passport with our special stamps. Many of these stamps represent important tourist attractions from that particular place to help you remember your jorney.

 

 

Sending parcels along the Camino de Santiago 
 

Send your parcels without having to go along to a branch of Correos!

 

You can send a parcel from any of the over one-hundred branches of CORREOS located along the Camino de Santiago and additionally from some of our “Tiendas Amigas del Camino”, a network of shops and accommodation from where you can send parcels any time of the day. This service will help you to get rid of things from your luggage that you no longer need. You can also buy souvenirs or some typical products without having to worry about carrying them with you. 
 

 

 

Lockers in Santiago

So that you can freely visit the Cathedral or enjoy the city

Our Pilgrim's Office at Rúa do Franco, 150 metres from the Plaza del Obradoiro, has lockers. You can leave your rucksack, suitcase, bike or trekking pole before you go into the Cathedral or you can wander around Santiago without having to worry about your luggage.

 

Correos Branches

To help you with anything you may need 

 

We have over 150 branches of Correos along all the Caminos. We will be delighted to welcome you and help you with anything you need.