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It is located on the left bank of the 120 León-Astorga national road, irrigated by the Truévano stream, which in turn yields its waters to the Oncina stream, a tributary of the Esla river. Until 1925, Fresno del Camino and the current village of Virgen del Camino formed a single population centre, but it is in this year when the two localities separate and come to have their own neighbourhood councils within the municipality of Valverde de la Virgen. Very old books are kept in the parish archive and it is known that in the locality there was a convent of the carbajalas in a place known as the "Val". Fresno del Camino belonged to the old Brotherhood of Valdoncina.

Fresno del Camino

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In Fresno del Camino its parish church of San Andrés dates from the 18th century. In the door of the church we can see a pilgrim's shell and inside the temple an interesting renaissance altarpiece houses the image of the patron saint of the village San Andrés, but what attracts attention is the equestrian carving of San Isidoro killing Moors.

 

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Festivities

 

Fresno del Camino celebrates its festivities during the summer although the day of its patron saint, San Andrés, is 30 November. 

Parish Church of San Andrés in Fresno del Camino

Curiosities

 

The apparition of the Virgin of the Way took place in a place of the locality and for that reason and from then on the town was called Fresno and the Hermitage.

 

 


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Get to Fresno del Camino by car

 

Fresno del Camino can be reached via the N-120, which from the nearby León goes towards Astorga. The locality is in the vicinity of the junction formed by the AP-71, the LE-30 and the AP-66.

 

By bus

 

Fresno del Camino has a metropolitan bus service that connects it with León and nearby towns.

 

 

 


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WAY OF SAINT JAMES
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Difficulty-Moderate

5:55 h.27.8 km.

Stage 18b Variant of Villar de Mazarife
Difficulty-ModerateRed Difficult Category, level 1. More demanding stages, either because they are longer, with greater unevenness or present some particular difficulty.
WAY OF SAINT JAMES
0
Difficulty-Moderate

6:45 h.32.1 km.

Stage 18 León-Hospital de Órbigo
Difficulty-ModerateRed difficulty category, level 1. More demanding stages, either because they are longer, more steep or have a specific difficulty.
WAY OF SAINT JAMES
1
Difficulty-Remarkable

8:20 h.35.7 km.

Stage 19 Hospital de Órbigo-Rabanal del Camino
Difficulty-RemarkableRed difficulty category, level 2. Stages with large slopes or important distances, which require good physical preparation.
WAY OF SAINT JAMES
0
Difficulty-Medium

5:40 h.24.8 km.

Stage 17 Reliegos-Leon
Difficulty-MediumGreen difficulty category, level 3. Stages of moderate distance and slope, not overcoming great distances or slopes.
Royal Collegiate Church of San Isidoro
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Royal Collegiate Church of San Isidoro

Sistine Chapel of Romanesque Art, palatine temple of the kings Fernando I and doña Sancha

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