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Stage 20:Hospital de Orbigo-Astorga (16,0)
(1)Hospital de Orbigo-(2)Villares de Orbigo:0-2,4km
(2)Villares de Orbigo-(3)Santibañez de Valdeiglesias:2,4-4,9(2,5 km)
(3)Santibañez-(4)San Justo de la Vegaç:4,9-12,5(7,6 km)
(4)San Justo de la Vega-(5)Astorga:12,5-16,0(3,5 km)
A with an option of two routes: through Villares de Orbigo or following the N-120. In this guide we have chosen the first option , a nice stage , between cultivated fields and vegetation. In Astorga we will join with the pilgrims who began the Via de la Plata from Sevilla which at this point joins with the Camino Frances.
(1)Hospital de Orbigo-(2)Villares de Orbigo: 0-2.4 km
We cross Hospital de Orbigo along the main street and at the end of the town we take a right along a dirt path (photo 1) which brings us to Villares de Orbigo (photo 2). There is another route which involves following the footpath of the N-120, although in this guide we recommend the way that passes through Villares de Orbigo.
(2)Villares de Orbigo-(3)Santibañez de Valdeiglesias: 2.4-4.9(2.5 km)
We pass through Villares de Orbigo and cross a road to go up a path on a slight slope (photo 3) which ends at a small secondary road (photo 4) along which we will arrive to Santibañez de Valdeiglesias.
(3)Santibañez-(4)San Justo de la Vega: 4.9-12.5(7.6 km)
We leave Santibañez along a dirt path on a slight incline passing alongside some buildings (photo 5). This path brings us to Crucero de Santo Toribio (photo 6) where we join with the pilgrims who decided in Hospital de Orbigo to follow the road. Here we can see Astorga in the distance and after a kilometre we will arrive to San Justo de la Vega (photo 7).
(4)San Justo de la Vega-(5)Astorga: 12.5-16.0(3.5 km)
We pass through San Justo along the main street and at the end of the town cross a bridge over the river Tuerto. We follow the road (photo 8) which brings us to a footbridge (photo 9) over which we cross the train tracks and enter Astorga.