Cycle the Camino and experience the magic of the classic Camino de Santiago route on two wheels. On this tour, you will be cycling the last 200km of the Camino from the lively city of Ponferrada, across the spectacular mountains of O Cebreiro and into Santiago de Compostela. You will experience some of the cultural, natural and historic highlights of the Camino. You will meet fellow Camino cyclists as you will cycle from the lush El Bierzo region and the mountains of O Cebreiro. From picturesque O Cebreiro, the Camino takes bicigrinos along the forests and rolling green hills of Galicia; all the way to magnificent Santiago de Compostela. Don’t forget to get your Compostela certificate when you reach Santiago!
*We recommend cycling the Camino only if you have some cycling experience and essential bike maintenance knowledge. Cycling the Camino de Santiago – How it Works. We can organise guided Camino cycling tours for private groups, talk to our team for more details.
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Travel Ideas for this section:
- From Ponferrada – 8 days/ 7 nights. Start in Ponferrada and finish in Santiago, covering 200km and cycling between 23km and 53km per day.
- Superior Collection: Best accommodation available, including historic hotels, ‘Paradores’. Now including complimentary spa treatment in Santiago.
Pause to reflect at the Cruz de Ferro, in the mountains of León
Feel like a Templar at Ponferrada's Castle
Enjoy the stunning mountain views of O Cebreiro
Savour Galicia's most famous dish: octopus
Hotels and country cottages have been carefully selected for their location, comfort, character, food and hospitality. They are subject to availability and if the hotel described is not available, we will provide you with one of the same standard of comfort and price. Please note: Accommodation is subject to availability.
How to Get There
Live information on Rome2Rio. We can also arrange private transfers if you prefer, just ask us.
Santiago de Compostela Airport 200km: Bus (takes 3h, 4 per day @11.45, 15.45. 18.45, 20.45, Alsa.es), Train (takes 3h, 2 per day Renfe.com)
Madrid Airport 400km: Train takes 6h Renfe.com
Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela Airport 11km: There is shuttle bus from Santiago city centre to the airport, departing every 30min. Bus stops are: city centre (Plaza de Galicia), train station (Estación de Ferrocarril) and bus station (Estación de Autobuses). See: www.empresafreire.com.
Vigo Airport 90km: From Santiago you can take a train to Vigo Guixar (see www.renfe.com) or a bus to Travesia de Vigo (every hour). You should then take a city bus from Travesia de Vigo to Vigo Airport (every 30 min).
A Coruna Airport 70km: From Santiago you can take a train to A Coruña (30 min approximately) and then take a bus from Alfonso Molina (line 4051) to the airport (every 30 min, takes 20 min approximately). Monbus has services from Santiago to A Coruña Airport (every 3 hours), see monbus.es/en for details.
Porto Airport 210km: There is a direct bus connection between Santiago (Estación de Autobuses) and Porto airport once or twice a day (taking 4h or 6h resp.). See www.alsa.es.