Cycling the Via de la Plata from A Gudina to Santiago last 200km
This trip cycling the Via de la Plata from A Gudina to Santiago last 200km is the ideal itinerary for cyclists looking for an off-the-beaten-track Camino experience. The Via de la Plata holds a special place in the history of the Camino de Santiago. The full way from Seville in Andalucia is 1000km and is the longest Camino de Santiago. It is considered as one of the original trails as traditionally North African Christians would take this route to make their way to Santiago. The route is also known to have been used by the Romans for the trade of silver, Plata in Spanish.
If you are looking to cycle your way to Santiago through the most stunning countryside in Galicia, our cycling the Via de la Plata from A Gudina to Santiago last 200km itinerary is just what you need. This historic route dating back to Roman times is known as one of the most scenics and authentic itineraries to Santiago pilgrims have ever walked or cycled. The last 200km of the Via de la Plata offers an incredible diversity of landscapes including mountains, rolling hills, and charming sleepy villages. On this itinerary, you will embark on a unique Camino adventure! As you cycle your way to Santiago de Compostela you will discover the most authentic Galicia.
Your 8-day cycling trip will start in the province of Ourense in the village of A Gudiña, located at the Serra Seca mountain range. For the first half of your journey to Santiago, the breathtaking mountainous landscapes will accompany you. From the city of Ourense, the landscape changes as you will cross peaceful forested areas and working farmlands. This lesser-known route to Santiago is a unique opportunity for you to meet local people and live authentic Galician experiences.