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Hontanas

Private (52, 8€, March to October) Juan de Yepes / Santa Brígida, on the Camino on the left. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Modern and spacious. Café / restaurant. Communal evening meal. Breakfast. Good reports. Website www.alberguejuandeyepes.com Tel 638 938 546 Open 12:30

Private (40, 6€, March to November) El Puntido, on the Camino on the right opposite the church. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Café / restaurant / small shop. Evening meal. Breakfast. Website www.puntido.com Tel 947 378 597 Open 11:00

Municipal (42, 10€, February to November) Albergue de Hontanas, on the Camino on the right. Microwaves. In a nice, recently renovated building. They have more beds in another building when this one is full. Tel 686 908 486 Open 13:00

Private (16, 7€) Albergue Santa Brígida, on the Camino on the left. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Website www.alberguesantabrigida.com Tel 628 927 317 Open 12:00

Cafés, several of which do pilgrim menus. Municipal swimming pool at the end of the village on the right. Fiestas 6 to 8 December and the night of 15 August for the Hoguera de San Roque / Bonfire of San Roque, when the young people of the village collect firewood and have a procession with songs and wine before having a big bonfire into which they throw sticks to ask the saint to protect their farm animals.

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