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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 May 28

Hotel: Coruña Mar
Walked: 21 km / 13 miles

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

My Camino Inglés 2017 Stages

First Morning of Camino Inglés in Ferrol
Day 1: Ferrol to Neda
Walked: 15 km / 9.5 miles w/backpack
Camino Inglés: Exploring Neda
Walked another 4 miles site-seeing around Neda
Private Room 14: Pension Maragoto

Day 2: Neda to Pontedeume
Camino Inglés: Exploring Pontedeume
Walked 18.7 km / 11.6 miles
Private Room 33: Hotel Eumesa

Day 3: Pontedeume to Betanzos
Camino Inglés: Exploring Betanzos
Walked 22.5 km /14 miles
Bunkbed 6: Albergue de Peregrinos de Betanzos

Day 4: Betanzos to Presedo
Walked 14 km / 8.5 miles
Bunkbed 7: Albergue de Peregrinos de Presedo

Day 5: Presedo to Bruma
Bruma, Where Two Caminos Converge
Walked 16 km / 10 miles
Bunkbed 6: Albergue de Peregrinos de Bruma

Day 6: Bruma to Sigüeiro
Walked 25 km / 16 miles
Private room 13:  Albergue Quinta Andaina

Day 7: Sigüeiro to Santiago
Arrival in Santiago
Walked 18 km / 11.5 miles
Private room 15: Seminario Menor (3 nights, June 5-7)

Santiago June 8
Private room 90: 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!

During my Camino, I posted some photos on a photo album Camino Inglés 2017 at I also shared some photos on instagram at

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

Buen Camino!

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.

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

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