Azofra, Spain

Azofra is a small town on the Camino de Santiago Camino Francés in the Autonomous Community of La Rioja.

Azofra was first mentioned in 989 due to a donation by the king of Navarre García Sanchez II to the monastery of San Juan de la Peña. The village lies on a hill surrounded by vineyards in Cañas Valley and shows today 's typical places of pilgrimage routes structure of the road village. Besides the parish church of Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles, there used to belonging to a pilgrim cemetery church of San Pedro, which was donated along with cemetery and hospice for pilgrims of Isabella I (Castile ). Precursor of this complex was founded in 1168 pilgrim hospice.

Next to the church there is a pilgrims' hostel, which was established by members of the Santiago Friends Cologne. More pilgrims' hostels are run by the village or private.

At the village exit towards Cirueña is the pilgrim Fuente de Romero.