Castrillo de los Polvazares is situated 200km east of Santiago de Compostella, in the heart of the Maragateria region. It is a heritage site and considered one of the most beautiful villages in all of Spain.
We are situated on the Camino Frances, a sacred path walked by millions of pilgrims throughout the ages. As well as running retreats we offer hospitality to pilgrims accommodating them at the village refuge or at Flores Del Camino throughout the year. Pilgrims see here
As well as its breathtaking landscape this area of Spain is rich in architectural treasures. Just on our doorstep we have exquisite 5000 year old petroglyphs, dolmens, pre romanesque, romanesque and gothic architechural treasures : Leon cathedral, the valley of silence, the monestary of San Miguel de Escalada, roman mosaics, just to name a few.