Cycling the Camino is a beautiful alternative to walking. There are many advantages to cycling the Camino, including covering more ground in less time, and it’s easier if you bring children on the Camino. If you’re considering cycling along the Camino de Santiago routes, we’ve compiled a handy list to address your queries about cycling […]
Pack the right gear for your Camino de Santiago cycling expedition. Learn what bike gear to bring – gloves, trousers, shirt & more!
Want to cycle the Camino de Santiago? Remember to bring your SPD pedals if you have them. Do I bring my pedals cycling the camino?
Flavours of Portugal: Fruit on the Camino We took off on our short Camino de Santiago trip in the colorful month of October. Our trip took us from the picture-perfect town of Porto, along the coast to finish in beautiful Baiona. My mission was to discover the fruit on the Camino. What fruits were ripe?
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
Best Snacks For Walking The Camino de Santiago Whether you are walking or cycling, the Camino is an enjoyable but challenging experience and you’re going to need some snacks for walking. It’s really important to have enough energy and nourishment so that you are physically capable of making it through the day. Of course, starting
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
Via de la Plata Cycling From A Gudina to Santiago The Via de la Plata in Galicia is known to be one of the most spectacular routes to Santiago de Compostela. The full Camino route of the Via de la Plata is 1000km long starting in Seville in the southern region of Andalucia. Our Cycling
What sort of support do I get when I cycle the Camino? We have carefully planned the distances you will cover by bike on the Camino. We’ve considered the terrain, track type, and the trail’s shared use with walkers. Discover the cycling support we offer below. If you feel the distances for your cycle are
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
Cycling the Camino Step by Step Guide CaminoWays.com managing director Roland talks us through Cycling the Camino Step by Step Guide when renting a bike for your Camino cycling adventure. The steps for cycling the Camino are as follows: 1. Take the bike out of the box Your bike will arrive to your hotel in
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
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
The Camino is a special journey that’s undertaken by thousands of pilgrims each year. This ancient trail attracts pilgrims from various nationalities and backgrounds to walk the Camino. There are lots of Camino de Santiago routes to choose from and you can tailor your itinerary to fit your needs. Am I too old to walk the
Being an outdoor enthusiast, I was very excited to set off on a cycling trip with my colleagues on the Camino in October. We were cycling the Portuguese Coastal Way, starting in the beautiful City of Porto. We arrived at Porto late in the evening just on time for dinner. We didn’t have much time
What support when cycling the Via Francigena? When you travel with Camino Ways, we provide you with a 24/7 assistance number, to be contacted in case of emergency. What support when cycling the Via Francigena? If you are cycling the Via Francigena with us and have bike rental included as part of your package (available from
5 Camino towns that must be seen to be believed In this post we’ll take you off the beaten track, meandering through cobbled streets, gravity-defying cathedrals, and architectural splendour all the way to the end of the earth. Here are five Camino towns that must be seen to be believed: Le Puy en Velay Right
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
Jennifer’s favourite stops on her Camino trail My colleague Martin from the groups department and myself had the opportunity to cycle three days on the French Way Camino trail from Sarria recently. The trip was a great experience and we enjoyed it immensely, regardless of a few challenges along the way. These are a few
It is difficult to estimate the exact number of Via Francigena pilgrims, those walking or cycling any of the sections or the full Camino to Rome each year. According to Cicerone Guides, there was an estimated 2,500 Via Francigena pilgrims in 2012. Taking into account the route stretches across Europe all the way from Canterbury to Rome,