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Municipal (56, 12€) Albergue de Frómista, near the church of San Martín. Laundry facilities. Breakfast. Tel 686 579 702 Open 13:00

Private (6, 10€) Albergue Vicus, turn right just before the tourist information, on Avenida del Ejército Español on the left. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Tel 617 483 264 Open 11:00

Private (26, 12€) Albergue Luz de Frómista, turn right just before the tourist information, on Avenida del Ejército Español, then continue straight and it's on the right shortly after a small square. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Breakfast. Private rooms. Website www.albergueluzdefromista.com Tel 635 140 169. Open 12:00

Private (32, 14€, March to October) Estrella del Camino, continue past Albergue Luz de Frómista, it's beside Hostal Camino de Santiago. Laundry facilities. Evening meals and breakfast. If it's closed ask in the hostal for the key. Tel 653 751 582 Open 12:00

Private (10, donativo) Albergue Betania, opposite Estrella del Camino, on Avenida del Ejército Español. Tel 638 846 043 Open winter

Supermarket on the Camino entering the town and another small supermarket on a street off the square behind the church of San Martín de Tours. Turn left at the junction where you see the Tourist Office for a pharmacy, and right in the same place for a bakery and banks. Restaurante La Venta del Boffard on Plaza San Martín, has been recommended. Frómista has train connections north to Santander and south to Palencia, from where there are connections to Madrid and León, etc.

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