Albergue San Javier (Astorga)
|Teléfono||987 618 532 / 652 111 118|
|Dirección||Calle Portería, 6, 24700 Astorga (León)|
OPEN ALL THE YEAR
Charging point for electric bicycles
Extraordinary hostel, located in a very central and convenient area.
It is a XVIIth century palace restored. Indoor parking for bicycles. Buffet breakfast service (3 Euros). Automatic dryer, first aid kit, supply of treated water for the feet.
Staying here, you will be in the center of Astorga, right next to the cathedral and the episcopal palace of Gaudí.
In Astorga and also very close to the hostel there is an excellent bicycle shop where you can make the necessary adjustments to your bicycle. For those who are coming from the beginning of Camino (eg Roncesvalles), it is advisable that you check your brakes before the long, steep and laid descent going from CRUZ DE HIERRO (Iron Cross) to MOLINASECA.
- Hostel: 7 €.
All services you may need in a hostel that has been renovated and fitted to the current demands of pilgrims and bicigrinos.
Bicycle parking, terraces, large common areas..
The hostel has 110 well distributed beds, which is more than enough capacity to ensure a bed in this strategic stage of Camino de Santiago.
BICICLETAS ROBERTO (bicycle shop):
Plaza Obispo Alcolea, 14 24700 Astorga, León, Tel. number: +34 987 615 882
Astorga has been a city with a significant historical role for 2000 years, in many areas of the city one can find remnants of the past.
It is worth visiting the of the old city, composed of Roman walls, the Gothic cathedral and the episcopal palace, designed by the famous Catalan architect Antonio Gaudí.
The various museums (on Romans, Cathedrals and Camino de Santiago) have art exhibitions of all times.