A very long stage, once again with accommodation difficulties along the route.
VERGÓS: Early morning coffee may be had here.
SANT ANTOLÍ I VILANOVA: It has a restaurant, supermarket and pharmacy.
PALLEROLS: Here, pilgrims to Santiago can find a beautiful church dedicated to Saint James dating from the XII century, a testimony to the Jacobean tradition of the Camino Real. There are no facilities for pilgrims.
LA PANADELLA: A well-known service area of the old national road. It has a restaurant and a supermarket.
SANTA MARIA DEL CAMÍ: Here you will discover a XII century Romanesque church that probably once served as a refuge for pilgrims and travelers. There are no facilities for modern-day pilgrims.
JORBA: The castle (demolished but visible from above) dates from the tenth century. It has a restaurant and a supermarket.
SANT GENÍS: No services.
IGUALADA: A major city in the area, in which it is believed that Ignacio bought the “sturdy cloth robes” that he intended to wear. Here Ignacio had already decided on the prayer vigil that he would make in Montserrat. The church of Santa Maria dates from XI century but it was last renovated in XVII century. The city has restaurants, supermarkets, pharmacies, health centres, banks, a bike shop and a Tourist Information Office (Tel: 938 051 585).