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Private (45, 12€, Easter to October) Albergue Melide, to the right where the Camino joins the main road, on Avenida de Lugo. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Café / restaurant. Run by a French pilgrim. Website www.alberguemelide.com Tel 627 901 552 Open 11:00

Private (20, 13€) Albergue Arraigos, on the Camino on the right opposite the park. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Breakfast. Tel 600 880 769 Open 12:00

Private (82, 12€, Easter to October) Albergue O Cruceiro, just to the right of the Camino at the roundabout, on Ronda Coruña. Laundry facilities. Microwaves. Website albergueocruceiro.es Tel 616 764 896 Open 11:00

Private (34, 12€, Easter to October) Albergue Alfonso II, from the roundabout walk up Ronda Coruña about 300m and then turn right on Avenida Toques y Friol and walk 300m. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Café / restaurant. Tel 608 604 850 Open 12:00

Private (36, 13€, March to November) Albergue San Antón, on Rúa San Antonio. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Café / restaurant. Website alberguesananton.com Tel 698 153 672 Open 12:00

Private (12, 14€, March to December) Albergue O Apalpador, on Rúa San Antonio. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Breakfast. Website www.albergueoapalpador.com Tel 679 837 969 Open 12:00

Xunta (156, 8€) Albergue de Melide, on Rúa San Antonio. Laundry facilities. Cramped dorms. Tel 660 396 822 Open 13:00

Private (45, 12€) Albergue Pereiro, turn left off the Camino after the Xunta, on Rúa Progreso, signposted. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Good reports. Private rooms. Website www.alberguepereiro.com Tel 981 506 314 Open 12:00

Private (52, 14€, Easter to October) Albergue Montoto, turn left off the Camino after the Xunta, signposted. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Private rooms. Tel 646 941 887 Open 11:00

Melide has all facilities. Cafés, supermarket, pharmacy, all on the Camino, banks left at the roundabout. Fiesta San Roque 16 August.

Melide is famous for its restaurants which specialise in Pulpo Galego / Galician Octopus (although this is a relatively modern tradition). You'll pass several on your way through. Good reports of Pulpería Garnacha. If you don't fancy octopus Pizzería Xoldra, on the right on the Camino, has been recommended. Besides this Melide is known for cheese and sweets (melindres pastries and almendrados which is a hard, sweet biscuit made from almonds).

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