Day 28b. Rabé de Las Calzadas, CaminoSeptember 1, 2019 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 18 °C
Hornillos del Camino is a municipality of 70 inhabitants. A popular overnight stop for pilgrims. There are at least 5 Albergues here on the Main Street. The place is full of pilgrims.
Hornillos is one of the best examples of a “Royal” camino road: in this case one long street (the aptly named calle real) stretched out along the camino. This layout allowed every building to face the camino, a trait which reminds us that the current heavy development along the camino is anything but a new phenomenon. The town once belonged to the monastery of St. Denis and was home to a Benedictine community.Read more