Looking for a bike tour guide with route navigation, daily itinerary and practical advice? You're in luck! With our Camino de Santiago bicycle tour guide, you'll have actual feedback from people who've been there. Our step-by-step instructions will ensure that your time as a pilgrim is the best possible experience.
This seven day Camino bicycle pilgrimage across northern Spain takes you from the spectacular city of León to the sanctuary at Santiago de Compostela in Galicia.
Historically, many routes lead to Santiago, but the most popular and for some the most sacred, is the Camino Francés, along the North of Spain, and that is the route you will follow on this exciting journey.
Average Daily Distance: 31 miles / 50 km
Average Daily Elevation Gain: 2465 ft / 751 m
Terrain: 90% paved roads / 10% unpaved roads
Recommended Bike Type: Road Bike / Gravel Bike / Ebike /Touring Bike
Route Type: Point to Point (start and finish at different locations)
Best Months: May / June / July / August / September
Experience one of the great world journeys along the ancient Camino Frances pilgrimage path.
Discover the historic cities of Leon and Santiago de Compostela, along with countless scenic villages and towns along the way.
- Meet people from all over the world and all walks of life on an unforgettable adventure.
DAY 1 - LEÓN
Enjoy an afternoon sightseeing in this incredible city and remember to get your credencial stamped at the Albergue - the Pilgrims Hostel!
DAY 2 - LEÓN TO ASTORGA
61 KM / 38 MI
An easy first days ride passing fields of hops along the Obrigo river to Astorga with its flamboyant neo gothic Palacio de Gaudi.
DAY 3 - ASTORGA TO CACABELOS
74 KM / 46 MI
Today the way is dotted with many small hamlets containing the ruins of pilgrim hospitals, churches and monasteries as a consequence, it's here that the "feeling" of the Camino is at its strongest.
DAY 4 - CACABELOS TO O CEBREIRO
38 KM / 24 MI
A long climb today into the Montes of Galícia before reaching your night's destination, the mystical little hamlet of O Cebreiro.
DAY 5 - O CEBREIRO TO PORTOMARIN
69 KM / 43 MI
A lovely ride through the rolling green hills of the Galician countryside but no long climbs.
DAY 6 - PORTOMARIN TO ARZUA
65 KM / 41 MI
As we get closer to Santiago, we’ll see more and more pilgrims anxious to reach their final destination just as you are.
DAY 7 - ARZUA TO SANTIAGO
46 KM / 29 MI
Take heart - the end is in sight! Today's ride is a short one in order to give you more time in Santiago.
Please note that daily distances will vary based on your choice of accommodation and site visits or detours.