São João da Cruz dos Caminhos Pilgrims Hostel is a small and cosy religious hostel located at the entrance of the Portuguese town of Viana do Castelo, in the premises of the Church of Carmen. This hostel on the Portuguese Way along the coast is exclusively for pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago.

  • Address: Rua do Carmo, 1, 4900-469 Viana do Castelo, Portugal
  • Phone number: +351 258 822 264
  • E-mail: [email protected]
  • Website:
  • Hostel property: São João da Cruz dos Caminhos Parish Church
  • Possibility of leaving when closed: consult
  • Availability: all year round.
  • Opening hours: 1:00 p.m. / Reception closes at 8:00 p.m.
This information may vary from year to year. We recommend to inquire with the accommodation


services and equipment

  • Clothesline.
  • Hot water.
  • Showers.
  • Toilets.
  • Water and soft drinks machine.
  • Coffee machine.
  • First aid kit.
  • Kitchen.
  • Refrigerator.
  • Dining room.
  • Meeting room.
  • Terrace.
  • Bicycle rack.
  • Sockets for charging the battery.


  • Price: 10-15€ (depending on season)
  • Number of places: 26
  • Reservations accepted: yes
  • Exclusive for pilgrims