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LabacollaThis small town is located 10 km before reaching Santiago. Famous place because of the ancient pilgrim custom was washing the apparel and taking a bath at the river before getting into the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. Clean and shinny pilgrims start walking to the Monte de Gozo in their their last day of the way.

LavacollaThe meaning of the town is Lava (wash) and Colla (intimate areas).

Where to eat

Those pilgrims who began the stage very early and want to have breakfast in Lavacolla can do so in the first bars they find on entering the location. The bar A Concha offers breakfast from 07.00 am, for lunch you can go to San Paio, they serve good pilgrim menus. For some food supplies, close to the school you will find a fruit shop (open from 09.00 to 21.00 hours) and various other grocery shop and a drinks vending machine.

Don’t miss the Church of San Pelayo de Sabugueira