Hostels in Sarria, Spain

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Get to know Sarria (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Sarria.

Located in the country's northwest region, Sarria, Galicia, Spain, is a popular place to begin the “Camino de Santiago” (in English, the “Way of St. James”), the most famous pilgrimage route in Europe with many different ways to reach the final destinations Santiago de Compostela and Finisterre. It has been very popular for centuries with believers, spiritual people trying to find themselves, and enthusiastic hikers. You can follow various path such as the Portuguese way, the English way, and the French way. Sarria is most populated town in Galicia on the so-called French way. The best time to go hiking is between March and October. The area is relatively wet and rain showers in the summer are quite common too. In the summer months, June to August, the daily maximum temperature reaches more than twenty-six degrees Celsius. So be prepared for the heat and the rain if you decide to explore the area in summer time.

Due to the big amount of tourists hiking to Santiago de Compostela, there are several budget hostels in Sarria, Galicia, Spain. Apart from usual hostels in Sarria, Galicia, Spain, there are other budget options available, such as private apartments, cheap hotels, and guesthouses. Most hikers come in summer, so be prepared and plan ahead if you want to book a bed in a Sarria, Galicia, Spain hostel, because it can become busy in the peak season. However, if you are spontaneous and flexible, you can find additional hostels and cheap accommodations in the next bigger town Lugo, around thirty kilometers away.

Particularly interesting is the “Festas de San Xoán,” a five-day festival with a wide range of workshops, concerts, and other activities to celebrate the summer solstice near the end of June in the traditional Galician way. The town is closely connected to the Way of St. James and offers some sights in the centre as well. In the town centre, some beautiful small churches can be visited such as the worthwhile Iglesia Santa Marina de Sarria. Since this town is popular with tourists that walk the French way to Santiago de Compostela, it offers numerous restaurants and premises to try out the local cuisine or international dishes. The prices vary depending on the sort of restaurant you prefer.

Written by local enthusiast for Sarria hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Sarria hostels Flo

Sarria Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Sarria, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
9 Total number of hostels
$23 Average dorm price
$12 Cheapest hostel in Sarria
Albergue Credencial is the cheapest
3 Party hostels in Sarria
7.7 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Laje (12 Km / 8 mi.)
Puertomarín (15 Km / 10 mi.)
Portomarin (17 Km / 10 mi.)
Lugo (28 Km / 17 mi.)
Monforte de Lemos (30 Km / 19 mi.)
Chantada (35 Km / 22 mi.)
Palas de Rei (39 Km / 24 mi.)

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