LS – Day 8: Cacabelos – Ambasmestas-23km

Day 8: Cacabelos – Ambasmestas

Today you continue in this beautiful area of El Bierzo. Passing through Villafranca Del Bierzo, with its beautiful castle and the church of Santiago. You can admire the ‘Forgiveness Gate’, Puerta Del Perdón which only opens during Holy Years.

You may hear a change in the language with locals speaking Galician, the language of Galicia and bordering regions. Your route passes through the ranges of ‘Os Ancares’ finishing your day in Ambasmestas or Vega de Valcace, depending on the best available accommodation. There you can see the motorway bridge, 100m above.