Camino Inglés 2017 Stages

A Coruña is one of the two Camino Inglés starting points, but it is only 75 km (47 miles) from Santiago. In order to get a Compostela certificate, you must walk at least 100 km, so the more popular starting point is Ferrol, 118 km (73 miles) from Santiago. I didn’t want to skip A Coruña because I had heard that it is an amazing place, so I worked it into my pre-Camino itinerary.

Pre-Camino Day 1 May 28

Hotel: Coruña Mar
Walked: 21 km / 13 miles

Pre-Camino Day 2 May 29 
A Coruña-Mont San Pedro. Bus to Ferrol.
Hotel: Parador de Ferrol (Reserve at Parador.es for pilgrim rate)
Walked: 14 km /  9 miles

This chalkboard at the restaurant in Pension Maragoto shows the stages and half-stages of the Camino Ingles. I decided to split the longest stage between Betanzos and Bruma.

This chalkboard at the restaurant in Pension Maragoto shows the stages and half-stages of the Camino Inglés. I decided to split the longest stage between Betanzos and Bruma by staying in Presedo. This made for a comfortable paced seven-day Camino.  Some people power through it in just five days. If you have eight days to walk this route, I would recommend splitting the stage between Pontedeume and Betanzos too.

My Camino Inglés 2017 Stages

Camino Day 1:  First Morning of Camino Inglés in Ferrol

Camino Inglés Day 1: Ferrol to Neda
Private Room: Pension Maragoto
Exploring Neda  
Walked: 15 km / 9.5 miles w/backpack + 4 miles site-seeing around Neda.

Camino Inglés Day 2: Neda to Pontedeume
Private Room: Hotel Eumesa

Camino Day 3: Pontedeume to Betanzos
Bunkbed: Albergue de Peregrinos de Betanzos

Camino Day 4: Betanzos to Presedo
Bunkbed: Albergue de Peregrinos de Presedo

Camino Day 5: Presedo to Bruma
Bunkbed: Albergue de Peregrinos de Bruma

Camino Day 6: Bruma to Sigueiro
Private room:  Albergue Quinta Andaina

Camino Day 7: Sigueiro to Santiago

Santiago June 5 – 7
Private room: Seminario Menor (3 nights 15 Euros/night)

Santiago June 8
Private room: Hotel Bonaval

June 9 flight to Paris on Vueling
June 9-12 Paris Marais neighborhood
June 13-14 Train trip to Trouville Sur Mer
June 15-17 Paris Montmartre neighborhood
June 18 Home, sweet home!

I will post detailed route reports on this blog. If you cannot wait, I posted some photos on a photo album Camino Inglés 2017 at Facebook.com/caminoprovides.

I also shared some photos on instagram at instagram.com/caminoprovides.

It was so good to be back in España! France was fun too.

Buen Camino!

View from my room in Neda

View from my room in Neda. I’m glad I didn’t take the shortcut bridge to Pontedeume!

9 thoughts on “Camino Inglés 2017 Stages

  1. Buen Camino! I suggest having breakfast before departing Pontedeume. The hill leading out of Pontedeume is steep and will require some energy. Enjoy your journey.

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  2. Laurie, I’m enjoying your chronicle of the Camino Ingles. I tentatively plan to do it next year (perhaps as a follow on to walking another long walk in the UK). I depart for Scotland on 5 August to walk the West Highland Way, then to St. Jean to walk over the hill and down to Pamplona, and finally to Tineo to retrace my steps and complete the Camino Primitivo. Enjoy your travels and Buen Camino! Mike, aka Fog City Boy.

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  4. Laurie,

    Your posts are wonderful! I always enjoy them. Love your hiking skirt!
    Muchas gracias! Rosemary

    On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 3:33 AM, The Camino Provides wrote:

    > Laurie A. Ferris posted: ” My Camino Inglés 2017 itinerary (subject to > change): May 28 Paris flight to Santiago, train from Santiago to A Coruña. > Siteseeing/Camino training. Walked 13 miles. May 29 A Coruna sightseeing > and bus to Ferrol. Walked 9 miles. May 30 Ferr” >

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