Shell motif Camino de Santiago

Camino Francés
from St Jean-Pied-du-Port
to Santiago de Compostela

Shell motif
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Stage 26 - From O Cebreiro to Sarria (by way of Samos)

Esta página foi gentilmente traduzida por Tiago Penedo

Pilgrim statue outside O Cebreiro

Vista of Galician uplands


The church at Padornelo

Lugo cycling waymark



Another bovine traffic jam on the camino


Start of a steep descent


The bar at Fonfría


Agricultural landscape

Camino now downhill all the way

Distant mountains

Old roof in Biduedo

Welcome shade going down the mountain

The camino goes straight across the hairpins at the end of the descent

Excellent raspberries and redcurrants on sale in Filoval

Forested hills

Entrance to Triacastela

Shaded wooded camino along the floodplain of the Rio Oribio

First view of the monastery of Samos

View from village hall with scallop shell railings

The front of the monastery at Samos

The refugio (pretty basic and quite crowded)

Medieval cloister

Second cloister

Wallpaintings by Celia Cortes - buxom angels

and laughing devils