Camino Sanabrés (The Sanabria Way)
Camino Sanabrés (The Sanabria Way)

Santa Marta de Tera-Mombuey

36 km Difficulty
This is a long section, but with plenty of options to spend the night, eat and make it shorter as you wish.

The flanks of the Tera are covered in greenery and the area of La Barca welcomes early risers after leaving Santa Marta towards Calzadilla de Tera, the next village on the route, 11 kilometres away. The ancient Roman road, the Via Augusta, used to run through this place going from Portugal to Astorga. You can either spend the night here or take the necessary provisions to continue the Camino.

A mere 2 kilometres, further along, you will find the village of Olleros de Tera, and then the dam of Nuestra Señora de Agavanzal, with the option of taking a detour at this point leading to the sanctuary of the same name.

After crossing over the dam, already with 18 kilometres behind you, you continue to the village of Villar de Farfón with its church of San Pedro and its two-century-old carved sculpture to then climb to the hilltop from where you can see Río Negro del Puente. One last push and you will be there, in the village where the Cofradía de los Falifos originated and also where the conqueror Diego de Losada was born; he was one of the founders of the city of Caracas, Venezuela.

Those who decide not to spend the night in Río Negro and continue to Mombuey still have 9 kilometres to reach this Zamoran village through paths and moors. The village is close to the A-52, and there you can find all services and also the parish church of La Asunción, with its 13th-century belfry. Legend has it that it was built by the Templars, and you can see the bust of an ox, as Mombuey includes the Spanish for ox, “buey”, in its name.
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Tips from our postmen and women

Inma Fernández, Correos de Mombuey.

 

“In Mombuey you can enjoy our local food. If you come during the mushroom-picking season, you will find plenty of them, particularly the “boletus” kind. Bread is also famous here, as well as beef, as this is a traditional cattle-rearing area of Zamora. On the main road itself, you will find several shops where you can buy these delicacies”. Inma Fernández, Correos de Mombuey.

Iglesia de Olleros de Tera, en el Camino SanabrésIglesia de Mombuey, Camino SanabrésMonbuey, Camino SanabrésIglesia de Mombuey, en Zamora
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.