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Camino Frances - The French Way by Bike
1 - Camino de Santiago | Self-Guided Cycling Tours | 7 Days | £499 - 7 Day
Complete The Camino de Santiago by bike, to acheive your compostella by bike you must cycle 200km collecting stamps on your passport along the way through the beautiful Galician Countryside.
The Route along the ever popular French Way starts in Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostella
Tour Pricing & Dates
7 Day Tour – £499 per person sharing
Single Supplement – +£120
Tour Dates – Available all year
Tour Grade – Moderate
Accommodation – Guesthouse (en suite)
DAY 1: / ARRIVAL TO PONFERRADA
From your arrival point in Spain, you will travel to the Castilian region and Ponferrada, a city in northwestern Spain. Los Templarios Castle has a moat and drawbridge, and houses the Knights Templars’ Library. The Basílica Nuestra Señora de la Encina is a Renaissance church with a 17th-century bell tower.
DAY 2: / PONFERRADA TO VEGA DE VALCARCE
Your first stage on the Way, today you will pass by the towns of Villafranca del Bierzo and Trabadelo. Your day will finish in the village of Vega de Valcarce and the castle of Sarracín. Cycling Distance: 41km
DAY 3: / VEGA DE VALCARCE TO TRIACASTELA
Following breakfast in Vega de Valcarce, you will depart to Tricastela named after the three castles that once stood there- none of which still stand. Triacastela is also your first stop in Galicia on your way to Santiago. Cycling Distance: 32km
DAY 4: / TRICASTELA TO PORTOMARÍN
Departing Tricastela your day takes you past the town of Sarria a popular starting point for walkers on the French Way Camino. Porotmarín on the shores of the river Mino is a walled church fortress of San Nicolás. Cycling Distance: 41km
DAY 5: / PORTOMARÍN TO ARZÚA
Following breakfast in Portomarín, you will travel to your last overnight before Santiago in Arzúa. On the Way, you will pass the town of Palas de Rei and the church of San Tirso, the castle of Pambre. Cycling Distance: 53km
DAY 6: / ARZÚA TO SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELLA
Your day begins in Arzúa and you are ready for your last stage into Santiago de Compostela. On the Way you will pass O Pederouzo the last major town before Santiago. On your last leg to Santiago de Compostella and when passing Monte del Gozo you will have your first glimpse of Santiago and in its centre, the magnificent Praza do Obradoiro Santiago de Compostella. Cycling Distance: 39km
DAY 7 / SANTIAGO
Our services end with breakfast but don’t forget to visit the Pilgrim Office to collect your Compostela!
✓ 6 nights Bed & Breakfast in Guesthouse Accommodation
✓ All accommodation is approved and all rooms are en-suite.
✓ Luggage transfers while you walk with a small day pack
✓ Full Route Itinerary
✓ Pilgrim Passport
✓ Bike Hire
✓ Full-backup service while you walk
+ Extra nights in Santiago from £50
+ Airport Transfers Available on Request
+ Hotel Upgrade from £180 Per Person Sharing