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Very good tourist office

This 207km waterway was built in the 18th and 19th centuries. It had 49 locks and was used to... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
John M
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Raleigh, North Carolina
A must see if passing by

The canal is historically important but also a very picturesque point on the Camino. We passed... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
akiwigal
,
Zurich, Switzerland
via mobile
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4 Dec 2017
“Very good tourist office”
22 Oct 2016
“A must see if passing by”
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

This 207km waterway was built in the 18th and 19th centuries. It had 49 locks and was used to transport corn. At Fromista the locks overcome 46 feet. The tourist information office here is very helpful.

Thank John M
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The canal is historically important but also a very picturesque point on the Camino. We passed through in Autumn and the foliage colours added to the ambience. Make sure that you walk down to the road bridge so that you can look back up to...More

Thank akiwigal
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Dont just walk along the banks of this canal. Stop. Look at it from all angles. From both banks. It is worth the time.

Thank Sandra H
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

It was interesting to see the canals that were built to eventually bring peace to the region. You can walk along the canal for miles on the Camino, or just take a glimpse entering the town of Fromista. It's worth a stop just to take...More

Thank The_Man1965
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Reviewed 30 December 2015

I didn't know much about the Canal de Castilla until I sort of stumbled upon it whilst walking the Camino. It's quite an engineering marvel bringing water for irrigation to that region of Spain, but on top of that the walk alongside the canal is...More

Thank Peter C
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Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Walked along about 4km of this whilst doing the Camino. Very picturesque and peaceful. The view down through the lock at Fromista is rather good.

Thank worldin88days
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