Continuing across the plains of Leon you can look forward to reaching Astorga, a lively market town set atop a steep ridge
Today is a long days' walk and make sure you set off early, allowing enough time for plenty of breaks. Follow the solitary path from Villar de Mazarife to Astorga, there are a few villages on the way but make sure you bring enough water and food with you on todays walk. There are some nice sections to this walk which take you along shaded paths.
The first stage of this walk, to Hospital de Orbigo is flat and you can make quick progress. Past Origo you will be faced with some gentle hills, making arriving in Astorga that much sweeter.
This walk is part of the following itineraries: