Signs: Bicycle Camino Detour to Avoid the Steep Climb and Descent Just West of Castrojeriz.
The town named “Kill Jews” is now trying to change its name.
Just north of the Camino Francés (Camino Santiago) as it leaves Castrojeriz is a town, marked on current highway maps, called Castrillo Matajudíos. Indeed, there is a Camino detour route passing through the town for bicyclists who wish to avoid the steep climb and then descent of the cuesta.
On Yahoo’s newsfeed today (22 April 2014) is an interesting article about the desire to change the town name: