The hostel Pequeño Potala was opened at the service of pilgrims in 1999 with the idea of offering a place to rest to the pilgrims who want to start the ascention to Cebreiro in the morning, encouraged after rest and reenergise in this familiar house reconverted in a hostel where the most impostant is the comfort and the good food. 

Located at the appropiate distance for when the ascent begins, your legs have already walked the necessary and the body has the preparation which will transform a hard rise in a beauty walk. 


  • Sleep: 5 €.
  • Dinner: 8 €.
  • Breakfast (buffet): 3 €.
  • Washing machine: 4 €.
  • Dryer: 4 €.


Hostel services:
  • Hot water. 
  • Drinking water. 
  • First aid kit.
  • Heating.
  • Refrigerator.
  • Laundromat.
  • Washing machine.
  • Bar.
  • Place for keeping bicycles.
  • Soft-drinks machine.
  • Clothes line.
  • Sockets.
  • Mobile range.
  • Wi-fi
Common zones:
  • Living room
  • Dining room
  • Bathroom
  • Showers
  • Terraces


It is believed that it is the old Roman village of "Autaris". Where is located the current San Froilán chapel there is a small cave where is said that the Saint moved off as an hermitage,  hay una pequeña cueva donde se dice que fue donde se retiró el Santo como eremita, came from Lugo before being named bishop of León.

The legend said that the rabbits gnawed some prayer books of Saint Froilán and, as a result, mouses disappeared of this zone because the Saint's curse. 

During the Civil War, a part of San Juan Bautista church burned. 


Tiempo en Albergue Pequeño Potala