Camino del Norte (The Northern Way)
Camino del Norte (The Northern Way)

Sobrado -Arzúa

19 km Difficulty
This is the last stage of the Northern Way, which reachesArzúa to join the French Way. You leave Sobrado dos Monxes towards Boimorto through the AC-934, past the Correos office and following a tar road until Vilarchao

Other interesting places on this route are Froxa and Madelos, then you go into the woods, though you will be on and off the main road for the whole stretch. Once you reach Boimil, you know you are almost in Boimorto, where you have all sorts of services for pilgrims.

You have to cross the town of Boimorto and take the road to Sendelle, the AC-0602, for 6 kilometres until you get back to the main road. A road over 2 kilometres long goes to the village of Santa María, almost reaching Arzúa. This town is famous for its delicious cheese and it is also the place where you will join the pilgrims coming from the French Way for the last 2 Sections before you reach Santiago de Compostela.
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Tips from our postmen and women

“If you come to Arzúa on the 8th and 22nd of each month, you can see the traditional street market with produce from the area. Besides, the first weekend in March is the Festa do Queixo (Cheese Festival) with tastings of the different types of cheese from this and other areas. We also have eco-fairs, the honey festival... most of them to showcase the large array of wonderful produce found here”Luisa Rodríguez, Correos de Arzúa.

Camino del Norte a su paso por BoimortoIglesia de Sendelle, en el Camino de SantiagoCamino de Santiago en dirección a ArzúaIglesia de Arzúa en el Camino de Santiago
Transfer Rucksack

 

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.

Send Bicycle

 

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.

Send luggage to Santiago

 

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 Payment Card

 

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.

 

Pilgrimage Stamps

 

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.

 

Send Parcels

 

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. 
 

 

Luggage Storage

 

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 Offices

 

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.