Below is the list of campsites where we stayed during our trip to Northern Spain, on our way to Santiago de Compostela. We left Gaanderen (The Netherlands) on October 18, 2015, arrived a month later inSantiago de Compostela, following the coastal route, and then arriving at our last stop in Spain, in Baiona on November 20, 2015 after driving a distance of 2848 kilometers.
1. AMIENS : Parking Parc Moulin Saint Pierre
Rue du Massey 80000 Amiens (France)
Coordinates : N : 49.90013 E: 2.31166
It is parking by the park, about 500 meters from the center which can be reached thru a nice stroll thru the park. Water and toilet present. Free. Big old cathedral and nice walks along the waters. Stayed one day (Oct. 18)
2. LISIEUX : Avenue Jean XXIII 14100 Lisieux (France)
Coordinates : N: 49.141421 E: 0.233726
Mix-Parking near the Cathedral of Lisieux. About 1 km walk to the center. Free. No services. Area services for camper is by the parking infront of Tourist office, using a token. Nice stop for pilgrimage and visit to St. Therese of Infant Jesus. Stayed 3 days (Oct. 19-21).
3. ALENCON : Boulevard dela Republique 61000 Alencon (France)
Coordinates : N: 48.42739 E: 0.09354
Mix-Parking. No services. About 500 meters from the city center. Free. Market on Thursday morning. Stayed 2 days (Oct. 22-23).
4. SAINT CENERI-LE-GEREI : Parking, Route de St. Pierre des Nids
61250 Saint Ceneri-le-Gerei (France)
Coordinates : N: 48.37998 W: 0.05357
Mix-parking, quiet village, follow board with P. Water and Toilet near the tourist office. Free. Medieval beautiful village. Stayed one day (Oct. 24).
5. LA ROCHELLE : Parking, Quai du Lazaret 17000 La Rochelle (France)
Coordinates : N: 46.14413 W: 1.17132
Special parking for campers by the harbour Port Plaissance La Rochelle. About 2.5 km to the city center, nice biking route to the center. Near the beach Minimes. Free. Services for camper is by the entrance to the municipal camping which is about 1 km from the parking. Internet, 1 euro per dag. Laundry services nearby. Market at la Rochelle is Wednesday and Saturday. Stayed 5 days (Oct. 25-29).
6. ARCACHON : Avenue du Park (17-47) 33311 Arcachon (France)
Coordinates : N: 44.64903 W: 1.19637
Small parking by the coast. Center is 500 meters. Free. No services. About 4 km to Dune du Pilat. By Dune du Pilat, free parking beside the Camping La Foret. Stayed 1 day (Oct. 30).
7. HONDARRIBIA : Calle Puerto Deportivo
20280 Fuenterabbia (Hondarribia Spain)
Coordinates : N: 43.37715 W: 1.79293
Paid Mix-parking by the harbour, from October to May, free parking. Near the Hondarribia beach. About 500 meters from the old town, which is doable by walking or by biking. Water at the beach, beach showers. Stayed 2 days (Oct. 31- Nov. 1).
8. ZUMAIA : Calle Txomin Agirre 20750 Zumaia (Spain)
Coordinates : N: 43.29654 W: 2.25434
Special parking for campers, by the shipyard and harbour. About 1 km walk to the center. Free. Area services for campers is at the industry area Trenbedia by river Urola. Internet at the tourist office. Stayed 5 days (Nov. 2-6).
9. SAN JUAN DE GAZTELUGATXE : Parking, San Juan de Gaztelugatxe
48130 San Juan de Gaztelugatxe (Spain)
Mix-parking. Free. No services. Stayed one day (Nov. 7).
10. SANTANDER : Calle Luis Carrera Blanco 39004 Santander (Spain)
Coordinates : N: 43.46362 W: 3.78160
Mix-parking by the port and Playa Los Peligros. Water and toilet present. Free. About 2 km to the city center. Good biking and walking routes. After 3 days, police told us it was not allowed to park there. Stayed 3 days (Nov. 8-10).
11. GIJON : Avenida Eduardo Castro s/n 33212 Gijon (Spain)
Coordinates : N: 43.5442 W: 5.69572
Parking special for campers, infront of the port of Gijon and the beach. Too much noise from vehicles : cars, trucks and train. About 3 km to the city center, with bus or bicycle. Stayed 1 day (Nov. 11).
12. NAVIA : Calle Los Campitos 33710 Navia (Spain)
Coordinates : N: 43.54490 W: 6.72013
Special parking for campers, with services. Free. Near the Eroski supermarket. Center is 1 km, the beach of Navia is about 1 kilometer walk. Market every Thursday. Stayed for half day (Nov. 12).
13. ORTIGUIERA : Parking, Playa Arnelles 33975 Ortiguiera (Coana)
Coordinates : N: 43.55936 W: 6.73015
Mix-parking for Playa Arnelles, with access to the beach via a steep stairs. Toilet and beach showers present. Free. View of Cabo de San Agustin and Lighthouse. Wonderful quiet place! Stayed one day (Nov. 13).
14. TAPIA DE CASARIEGO : Avenida Don Perez de Campoamor
33743 Tapia de Casariego (Spain)
Coordinates : N: 43.56668 W: 6.94631
Special parking for campers with services. Fee is 4 euro per dag but there was no one who collected parking fee when we were there. With view of Playa Grande. Village center is about 600 meters. Stayed one day (Nov. 14)
15. LUGO : Rua de Santiago s/n 270004 Lugo (Spain)
Coordinates : N: 43.00434 W: 7.56164
Special parking for campers, with services. Free. About 800 meters to the walled city of Lugo. With view of the River Mino. Near sports building and parquet Rosalia. Laundry services possible at Avenida Americas near Mercadona (1 km). Stayed 3 days (Nov. 14-16).
16. SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA : Parking Milladoiro, Travesia del Porto
15895 Milladoiro (Spain)
Coordinates : N: 42.845 W: 8.58056
Mix-parking. Free. Services for campers, nearby, infront of Social Center and Sports building. Supermarket Mercadona nearby. About 15 minute busride to Santiago de Compostela, which costs 1.50 per rit. Last 6 km walk Camino de Santiago. Stayed 3 days (Nov. 17-19).
17. BAIONA : Rua Santa Marta 36300 Baiona (Spain)
Coordinates : N: 42.11415 W: 8.83821
Small parking infront of Santa Marta beach, about 1 km walk to the village center via a long nice boulevard. Free. Services for camper opposite the parking at Repsol tankstation. Stayed 2 days (Nov. 20-21).