Bike tour to Santiago de Compostela – 6 days in the “Way of St. James” central Camino, from PortoAvailability: All year long
Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
Suitable for: Mountain or hybrid bike
Level: Intermediate to Advanced riders
Ride type: 5 riding days, with average of 45 to 60km per day, and 600 to 900 daily accumulated meters, a total of 235km
Ride by the “Camino”, the Way of St. James, in an epic journey towards Santiago de Compostela, and discover the history, culture and gastronomy of the north of Portugal and Spain – Minho and Galiza. Ride by Ponte de Lima, Valença, Tui, Pontevedra, quiet forests and villages in this car-free trails, suited for every rider, where you’ll have the time to enjoy this peaceful and spiritual paths of the way of St. James.
We'll meet you at our local shop in Porto to provide you with a private briefing, before the start of your experience, in which we'll hand you a Garmin Edge GPS with the preloaded tracks for this tour and a detailed routebook for the experience! You will start riding north by the “Camino” in Porto, from Sé, on the same day. The following days you will be riding by the North of Portugal, in the “Minho” region, and visit historical places like Ponte de Lima, Valença, ride by forests with other travelers in the “Camino” up to Galiza. You will pass by the Minho river, visit Tui, Pontevedra and get to experience the gastronomy, culture and nature of this epic journey. Arriving in Santiago after 6 riding days, you will end your adventure visiting the Cathedral and the historical city center at the end of this pilgrimage in the Way of St. James.
Day 0: Private briefing and bike fit at our local shop in Porto;
Day 1: Porto to Barcelos - 48km
Day 2: Barcelos to Ponte de Lima - 35km ride
Day 3: Ponte de Lima to Tui/Valença - 45km ride;
Day 4: Tui/Valença to Pontevedra - 50km ride;
Day 5: Pontevedra to Padrón - 35km ride;
Day 6: Padrón to Santiago - 28km ride;
790 EUR per person (minimum booking of 2 pax)