Bike tour Santiago de Compostela by the Coast - Portuguese "Coastal Camino", starting in Porto

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Bike tour from Porto to Santiago de Compostela by the coast – 6 days in the “Way of St. James” Coastal Camino, from Porto

Availability: 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 40 to 66km per day, and 400 to 1000 daily accumulated meters, a total of 235km
Ride by the “Camino”, the Way of St. James, by the Coastline and experience the coastal villages of the Minho region in Northwestern Portugal and Galiza. Discover the natural beauty of this coast, riding by Esposende and Caminha and cross-over to spain to discover beautiful Bayone, and the Vigo Ria, with it's trademark seafood. Ride by quiet forests and quaint villages in this spiritual but challenging adventure!in the way of St. James!

Description summary:

We'll meet at our local shop in Porto, where we'll provide you 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, either on the same day or the day after. The following days you will be riding by the North of Portugal, in the “Minho” region, and visit historical places like Esposende, Caminha, A guarda, Bayona, Vigo, Redondela, Pontevedra and, of course, Santiago de Compostela

Itinerary:

Day 0: Pick-up of the bikes and private briefing at our store in Porto;

Day 1: Porto to Esposende - 66km ride, 470 accumulated height
Night in three star hotel in Esposende

Day 2: Esposende to Caminha - 54 km ride, 800 accumulated height
Night in three star hotel in Caminha

Day 3: Caminha to Bayona - 45km ride, 570 accumulated height;
Night in three star hotel in Bayona

Day 4: Bayona to Pontevedra - 61km ride, 1100 accumulated height;
Night in three star hotel in Pontevedra

Day 5: Pontevedra to Padrón - 35km ride, 500 accumulated height;
Night in three star hotel in Padrón

Day 6: Padrón to Santiago - 28km ride, 400 accumulated height;

What's included:

  • 5 nights in three star hotels in the north of Portugal and Spain, in Galiza, breakfast included, in double accommodation;
  • Private briefing upon your arrival at our local shop in Porto;
  • Road book with suggestions of restaurants and attractions during your tour;
  • 1 Garmin GPS with previously loaded tracks, adapted to your riding experience (1 GPS per group);
  • 6 day mountain or touring bike rental;
  • Bike helmet and other gear (tire levers, spares, air pump);
  • Portuguese cell-phone for 24hour assistance and contact with the local crew;
  • Rear rack and 2X 20L waterproof saddle bags for you to carry your luggage;
  • Ride insurance (for accidents only);

Price:

790 EUR per person (minimum booking of 2 pax) 

Optional:

  • E-bike supplement: 6 day e-bike rental: 100EUR per bike/person;
  • Daily luggage transfer from hotel to hotel, from Porto to Santiago: 400EUR, for a group of up to 4 guests;
  • Luggage transfer directly from Porto to your last hotel ( up to 4 pax): 320EUR;

  • Passenger transfer back to Porto on final day ( group up to 4 pax): 320EUR;

  • Passenger transfer to Santiago airport on final day ( group up to 4 pax): 50EUR;