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Cycling the Camino Routes: 5 Great Ways to choose

5 Great Camino for cycling Did you know approximately 10% of all pilgrims reaching Santiago de Compostela are ‘Bicigrinos’, bike-pilgrims? Nearly 25,000 Bicigrinos choose to cycle the Camino routes to receive their Compostela certificate each year. Go for cycling the Camino Routes. If you are cycling the Camino de Santiago, remember you must at least …

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Cycling the Camino Ingles Diary

Cycling the Camino Ingles Diary Becca and Brian and their Cycling the Camino Ingles Diary from outdoor clothing specialists, 53 Degrees North give us their informative review of the Camino Ingles route that they embarked on earlier this year. This is a great route if you are looking to for a challenge. You will have …

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Sabela’s Via Francigena

Sabela’s Via Francigena Sabela, from CaminoWays, recently cycled the last section of the Via Francigena, the Camino to Rome. She shares her experience and tips: When I was offered to travel the last 100 km of the Via Francigena, from Viterbo to Rome, I didn’t hesitate for a second; after a beautiful experience walking the …

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Cyclists wearing helmets on the Camino

What kind of bike gear do I need to bring? FAQ

Cycling shoes or stiff-soled sneakers, bicycling gloves bicycling shorts (tight or not tight), bicycling tights, sandals, long-sleeved shirt, rain gear (jacket pants), sunglasses, sweater-sweatshirt. See our free packing guide to help solve all of your Camino packing problems.

Bicycle pedals for the Camino

Do I bring my pedals for cycling the Camino? FAQ

Do I bring my pedals for cycling the Camino? If you are cycling the Camino de Santiago with us, our rental bikes come with a standard pedal (with or without straps).  If you have SPD pedals, feel free to bring them for your Camino de Santiago cycle.

Sweet Lisbon on the Camino Portugues

Sweet Lisbon ‘Quem não viu Lisboa, não viu coisa boa’ goes the Portuguese proverb: If you haven’t seen Lisbon, you haven’t seen anything good. And it is quite right: Lisbon is a must-see, not just for the Portuguese but for everyone else too! Welcoming, sleek and cosmopolitan, Sweet Lisbon is also the starting point of …

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Cycling or walking the Camino?

Cycling or walking the Camino? That is a question we get asked quite a lot! To give you an idea, in 2019 approximately 6% of all ‘Compostela’ certificates are issued to bike-pilgrims or ‘bicigrinos’; while most other pilgrims choose to make their way to Santiago the traditional way: on foot. A small percentage will choose …

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Why we love Ferrol

Why we love Ferrol on the Camino Ingles, we talk to Ferrol’s native, Andrea, about what makes her home one of the most special Camino de Santiago towns. Andrea was born in Ferrol on the Camino Ingles but moved to the South of Spain a few years later. Her time in her formative years was divided …

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Ponferrada, a magical Camino town

9 Magical Camino Towns

9 Magical Camino Towns From Pontedeume on the French Way with its Templar castle via the fairytale city of Salamanca all the way to picturesque Porto and beyond. Here are nine of the most magical towns on the Camino de Santiago routes, hand picked by the CaminoWays.com team. 1. Ponferrada – French Way With it’s …

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6 things that make the Via Francigena special!

What makes the Via Francigena special? This is one of the world’s longest marked walking routes, covering 2,000 kilometres, that stretches all the way from Canterbury to Rome. We have carefully divided the route into 16 walking and cycling stages. Whether you are an adventurer, life long learner, history enthusiast, food lover or culture buff the …

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