Bodega Leon

MartinetteMartinette 17/05/2021 News

You can find these cave bodegas everywhere along the camino but especially in the Leon area.

They are used for storage of wine and maintain a more or less constant temperature between 11 and 13 degrees all over the year.

Travel to Spain / Important information.

Travel to Spain / Important information.

MartinetteMartinette 06/05/2021 News

Travel to Spain / Important information about ending the state of emergency in Spain on May 9th. you have probably heard the national government of Spain decided to end the state of emergency as of May 9th. 2021. The state of emergency was the juridical coverage of extraordinary measures

Open borders

Open borders

MartinetteMartinette 05/05/2021 News

Breaking – Today the government of Castilla y Leon decided to open the internal borders between the region as of May 9th. 2021. Per this date the state of emergency in Spain will be ended. This is important news as pilgrims have te cross this region on their way to Santiago de Compostella. So

Flowers Villares de Órbigo

Flowers Villares de Órbigo

MartinetteMartinette 16/04/2021 News

This is just outside Villares de Órbigo along the Camino Frances when heading to Santibáñez de Valdeiglesias.

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Arrival in Astorga

MartinetteMartinette 13/04/2021 News

Anyone who has walked the Camino Frances and started before Astorga will recognize this pedestrian bridge as one of the last obstacles before reaching Astorga.

This is followed by a steep climb before you reach the beautiful center of Astorga and have a great view of the surroundings.



MartinetteMartinette 10/04/2021 News

This beautiful creek can be found between Villares de Orbigo and Astorga and is along the official camino path. It is a small creek and in summer mostly dry. It is the domain of birds and small insects. What you can’t see is the sound of silence which you experience here. Only the sound of

The colors of Spain

MartinetteMartinette 08/04/2021 News

Yesterday we walked around our village Villares de Orbigo where the fields are in bloom. Experience the red paths, green fields, yellow flowers and that all under the blue sky. Starting your stage in Villares de Orbigo offers you one of the most impressive tracks from the Camino Frances which

Update covid limitations Spain.

MartinetteMartinette 02/04/2021 News

from the heart of the Camino Frances we share an update about the current Covid situation in Spain and the limitations. We own an Albergue so we have a clear view on the situation. It is important to keep an eye on the date of May 9th. 2021 as the state of emergency will end then. But don’t