Bike tour Santiago de Compostela by the Coast - Portuguese "Coastal Camino" - "the Bushies" group

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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 - "The Bushies" group

Dates: 01 to 06th October
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 - October 1st: Porto to Esposende - 66km ride, 470 accumulated height
Night in Hotel Suave Mar, Esposende

Day 2 - October 2nd: Esposende to Caminha - 54 km ride, 800 accumulated height
Night in Design & Wine Hotel, Caminha

Day 3 - October 3rd: Caminha to Bayona - 45km ride, 570 accumulated height;
Night in Bahia Bayona, Baiona

Day 4 October 4th: Bayona to Pontevedra - 61km ride, 1100 accumulated height;
Night in Hotel Rías Bajas, Pontevedra

Day 5 - October 5th: Pontevedra to Padrón - 35km ride, 500 accumulated height;
Night in Pazo de Lestrove, Padrón

Day 6 - October 6th: 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;
  • Ride insurance (for accidents only);
  • Daily luggage transfers between hotels;
  • Daily passenger transfer for hikers, from a previously designated pick-up point to next hotel;

Price:

885 EUR per person - for riders;

Booking fee: 442.5 EUR per person -50% to be payed upon booking - remaining 50% will be charged 30 days before the starting date of the tour

 

Optional:

  • E-bike supplement: 6 day e-bike rental: 100EUR per bike/person;
  • Passenger transfer back to Porto on final day ( group up to 4 pax): 320EUR;
  • Single room supplement: 150EUR per guest;