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 DAY 5º from VALLADOLID to ASTORGA

 THE WAY OF SAINT JAMES FROM MADRID

     
 

- "We have another long stage, like yesterday. But we roll through "The French Way" today, and it is improved.  We cross sucesives shallow valleys perpendiculary. They are numerous streams coming from the mountain of Leon, a few kilometers far in northward."

 

 
 

      The best possibility is arrive to Hospital de Orbigo in the morning.  5 kms. far of Sahagún are the detour of the OLD roman track, to the right, in the north of the National Road. We can go through Bercianos del Real Camino and by El Burgo Ranero. Or we can choice the track by Calada de los Hermanillos because is more atractive for us, loneliest, less traveled.   55 kms. far to Sahagún are León, with a lot of interesting places. Unfortunately, the exception of "The Way" are in the stretch that runs exiting of León across his industrial district. must be careful by there because it is dangerous due to traffic. Should be careful if they is fog or rain.

      In the afternoon it is easier and more enjoyable to roll up dstination Astorga.   Only the short uphill of El Crucero is remarkable. Otherwise the usual beauty of "The Way" is recovered between Hospital de Orbigo and Astorga.




 

 

 

DAY 5º.-   ALTIMETRIA DEL TRAMO MATINAL DE SAHAGÚN A LEÓN.



 
 

DAY 5º:-  WE LEAVE SAHAGUN EARLY IN THE MORNINGHT.    5 KMS. FAR THROUGHT A HORIZONTAL AND EASY LANDSCAPE ARE THE PRETY VILLAGE OF CALZADA DEL COTO.   WE ARE IN THE HEART OF "TIERRA DE CAMPOS".

 
 



 
 



 
 



 
 





 
 

DAY 5º:-  5 KMS. FAR IN THE NORTHWARTH THEY ARE CALZADILLA DE LOS HERMANILLOS.

 
 



 
 



 
 



 
 



 
 





 
 

DAY 5º:-  ROADING 5 KMS. FAR ALSO THEY ARE THE VARIANT OF BERCIANOS DEL REAL CAMINO.

 
 



 
 



 
 





 
 

DAY 5º:-  WE ARRIVE TO THE VALLEY OF THE RIVER ESLA IN 25 KMS., AND CROSS IT BY THE BRIDGE OF MANSILLA DE MULAS.  THIS VILLAGE IS A OLD ROMAN QUARTER.

 
 



 
 



 
 



 
 



 
 





 
 

DAY 5º:-  6 KMS. BEYOND WE ARRIVE TO THE VILLAGE OF PUENTE VILLARENTE.

 
 





 
 

DAY 5º:-  ARCABUEJA IS 6 KMS. FAR.

 
 





 
 

DAY 5º:-  AND 6 KMS. AWAY THEY ARE LEON, WHERE WE ARRIVED AT NOON.

 
 



 
 



 
 



 
 






 
 

DAY 5º.-   ALTIMETRIA DEL TRAMO VESPERTINO DE LEÓN A ASTORGA.



 
 

DAY 5º:-  A 9 KMS. SOFT BUT STEADY SLOPE CLIMB TO VALVERDE DE LA VIRGEN.

 
 





 
 

DAY 5º:-  8 KMS. FAR IS VILLADANGOS DEL PARAMO.

 
 





 
 

DAY 5º:-  THEN, WE HAVE 11 KMS. GOING DOWN UNTIL THE VALLEY OF THE RIVER ORBIGO.    WE CROSS THIS BY THE LONG BRIDGE OF THE VILLAGE HOSPITAL DE ORBIGO.

 
 



 
 





 
 

DAY 5º:-  WE ARRIVE TO ASTORGA IN THE AFTERNOON, 17 KMS. MORE FAR.

 
 



 
 



 
 



 
 





 

 

 

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THE WAY OF SAINT JAMES FROM MADRID

  INDEX:  

 
 
    MORE INFORMATION DAY 1    day 01.-  MADRID to CERCEDILLA :
                        ( page 1 )
        morning:   We left Madrid throughout Fuencarral, Colmenar and Mataelpino.
        afternoon:   Throughout Becerril de la Sierra until Navacerrada or Cercedilla.
    MORE INFORMATIÓN DAY 2    day 02.-  to SEGOVIA :
                        ( page 2 )
        morning:   Go to Segovia throughout the Guadarrama mountains by La Fuenfria.
        afternoon:   We rested, reviewed bicycles and visit Segovia.
    MORE INFORMATION DAY 3    day 03.-   COCA and VALLADOLID :
                        ( page 3 )
        morning:   Clinbed to Zamarramala. And continue throughout Alcazaren, Oña, Pinilla and Coca.
        afternoon:   Continue to Valdestilla, Puente Duero and we came to Valladolid.
    MORE INFORMATIÓN DAY 4    day 04.- to MEDINA and SAHAGUN :
                        ( page 4 )
        morning:   Through Tierra de Campos:  Going to Medina de Rioseco y Villalon.
        afternoon:  To be continued to Fontihoyuelo, Villacarralón, Villacidaler and Sahagún.
    MORE INFORMATIÓN DAY 5    dia 05.-   to LEON and ASTORGA :
                        ( page 5 )
        morning:   Arrived to "The French Way";   Bercianos, Mansilla of Mulas and Leon.
        afternoon:   To be continued throughout Trobajo and the valley of the river Orbigo until Astorga.
    MORE INFORMATIÓN DAY 6    day 06.- VILLAFRANCA del BERZO :
                        ( page 6 )
        morning:   ¡Hard day through the Leon mountains!: to Rabanal and Ponferrada.
        afternoon:  Cacabelos, Campoharaya and Villafranca del Bierzo.
    MORE INFORMATIÓN DAY 7    day 07.-   CEBREIRO and SARRIÁ :
                        ( page 7 )
        morning:  To Trabadelo, Ambasmestas, Las Lamas and to O Cebreiro.
        afternoon:     Countinued throughtout Linares and Triacastela, and arrived to Sarriá.
    MORE INFORMATION DAY 8    day 08.-   to PALAS and ARZUÁ :
                        ( page 8 )
        morning:    Go to Vega de Valcarce, Portomarín and Palas de Rei.
        afternoon:   We go throuht Orosa, Leboreiro, Melide and Boente for sleep to Arzúa.
    MORE INFORMATION DAY 9    day 09.- to COMPOSTELA :
                        ( page 9 )
        morning:    We arrived to Santiago de Compostela at noon;
      - "God willing...".

 

   

 

 

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