Camino Francés > León-O Cebreiro > Vega del Valcarce - O Cebreiro (11,9 Km)

We leave Vega del Valcarce and arrive at Herrerías. It starts here the hard ascent to O Cebreiro, 8 kms of an exhausting walk. Both the hardness of the mountain and the beauty of this part of the way will leave us breathless.

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(* Remember that the check-In date is the night before starting walking)

Room 1

Duration: 9 days / 8 nights

  • Day 1: Arrival to León and accommodation.
  • Day 2: León - Villadangos. Accommodation in Villadangos.
  • Day 3: Villadangos del Páramo - Astorga. Accommodation in Astorga.
  • Day 4: Astorga - Rabanal del Camino. Accommodation in Rabanal del Camino.
  • Day 5: Rabanal del Camino - Ponferrada. Accommodation in Ponferrada.
  • Day 6: Ponferrada - Villafranca del Bierzo. Accommodation in Villafranca del Bierzo.
  • Day 7: Villafranca del Bierzo - Vega del Valcarce. Accommodation in Vega del Valcarce.
  • Day 8: Vega del Valcarce - O Cebreiro. Accommodation in O Cebreiro.
  • Day 9: Breakfast and end of our services.

The price includes:

  • Bed and breakfast every day.
  • Luggage transfer in all the stages of the Way (maximum 15 kilos per person in just a rucksack).
  • Accommodation: Hotels, Rural Houses, Hostels or Inns (According to the availability and the dates).
  • Travel insurance.
  • If the accommodation is not located in the same village of arrival/departure of the stage, you will be provided with an arrival transfer from the end of the stage to the hotel and from the hotel to the beggining of the stage the following day. This servive has no additional cost.


  • An advance os 100 euros / booking (non-refundable at the time of booking. The rest must be paid one month before the departure.
  • In case of cancellation with more than 15 days before the departure, we will refund you the money except 100 euros / booking in respect of non-refundable advance.
  • In case of cancellation with lless than 15 days, the total booking will lost.


MunicipalityStage (km)To Santiago (km)Altitude (m)
Ruitelán (Vega de Valcarce)2,1162,1663
Iglesia de San Juan Bautista2,1162,1663
Puente sobre el Río Valcarce3,2161676
Las Herrerías de Valcarce (Vega de Valcarce)3,3160,9673
Desvío - Comienzo de subida5,4158,8767
La Faba (Vega de Valcarce)6,6157,6905
Laguna de Castilla (Vega de Valcarce)9155,21152
Límite León-Lugo10,21541250
O Cebreiro (Piedrafita del Cebrero)11,3152,91290
Iglesia de Santa María la Real11,4152,81297
Teso da Cruz11,4152,81299
Albergue de Peregrinos11,6152,61282