Leon to Santiago Route

Cycle through paths and trails followed by Pilgrims for over 10 centuries

Road or Off-Road Self-Guided Tour

Highlights:

  • Countryside and small villages of Castilla Y Leon and Galicia Regions

  • Leon Cathedral, Astorga Roman Ruins and Ponferrada Templar Castle

  • Mythical Climbs to Cruz de Ferro and O’ Cebreiro

  • Santiago de Compostela World Heritage Site

  • Amazing Gastronomy

Premium
€ 1,395

Start / End
Leon / Santiago

Group Size
Minimum 2 participants

Length
Road: 45-78 kms day
MTB: 52-79 kms day
Road: 307 kms total
MTB: 313 kms total (miles)

Casual
€ 895

Duration
7 days / 6 nights

Tour Dates
Choose what best suits your plans!

Challenge
Moderate
With challenging climbs

Discover why the Camino de Santiago inspires people from all over the world regardless of “pilgrims” motivation. Countryside roads and paths, diversity of landscape and historical monuments will amaze you.

Day 1 Welcome to Leon
Discover it’s well preserved city centre including the 13th century Gothic Cathedral and go for some Tapas and Wine.

Day 2 Ride though the vast plains of Castilla Y Leon Region
Enjoy the quiet roads though agricultural areas. Astorga offers a mixture of old and new atmosphere with Old Romans Ruin, a 15th century Cathedral and the Episcopal Palace designed by Gaudi in the early 19 hundreds. (Road: 45km/28m or MTB: 52km/32m)

Day 3 Ancient rituals at Cruz de Ferro
The vast plains will give place to zigzaging roads on the mountains, where you will climb to the iconic Cruz de Ferro. Riding downhill, past the quaint village of El Acebo and Ponferrada Templar Castel you will enter El Bierzo Region. (Road: 76km/47m or MTB: 70km/43m)

Day 4 The mythical O’Cebreiro Village
While climbing up to El Cebreiro you will be rewarded with amazing views of the lush Galicia mountains. As you ride thorough the green countryside, you will go past small villages and the iconic 6th century Monastery of Samos before arriving to Sarria. (Road: 72km/45m or MTB: 79km/49m)

Day 5 Green Galicia
You will ride through forest areas, farmlands and the town of Portomarin on the banks of the Minho River. As you continue on the ups and downs of Galicia you will arrive to Arzua, the last major town of the Camino. (Road: 78km/48m or MTB: 76km/47m)

Day 6 Accomplishment: Santiago de Santiago
A growing sense of expectation will inspire and motivate you as you bike across valleys and rivers and past a series of villages. Once arrived at Monte do Gozo view point will you have a glimpse of the Santiago Cathedral Towers. Reaching the Cathedral is every pilgrim’d objective and your Camino Bike Trip will be accomplished. (Road or MTB: 36km/22m or MTB)

Day 7 Fairwell
Take some time to admire and explore the beauty of Santiago de Compostela old town, classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

I absolutely loved riding the Camino, and wish I was back there now. I had the best days of my life and would do it again in the morning.

Paul Moore - UK

Road vs Off-Road

Mountain biking the Camino de Santiago is only advisable for experienced MTB riders.
The On-Road Tours goes mostly along the Pilgrims paths but on paved roads.

Our Premium and Casual Hotels

Road or Off-Road Self-Guided Tour

All the Hotels are carefully chosen and include exquisite Historical Hotels (Paradores), Charismatic Inns or Agri-Tourism units, so that you can experience and get to know the best of Spanish Hospitality Industry.

Premium
€ 1,395

Casual
€ 895

Premium Hotels

Parador de Leon

Leon
An Historical Hotel housed on a 16th century monastery overlooking the the San Marcos Plaza and the river front

Hotel Spa Via de la Plata

Astorga
A Spa Hotel featuring a red brick façade and located in the city centre next to the Roman Ruins

Parador Vila Franca del Bierzo

Vila Franca del Bierzo
This Charm Hotel, features 2 swimming pools, an outdoor terrace and great views over the surrounding mountains

Hotel Roma

Sarria
This recently renovated 1930’s Hotel has been been welcoming pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago for almost a century

Pazo Santa Maria

Arzua
A 18th century property featuring historical buildings with stone walls and a relaxing garden on the countryside

Hotel San Francisco Monumento in Santiago de Compostela

Hotel San Francisco Monumento

Santiago de Compostela
Housed in a 18th century convent, this historical Hotel offers the tranquility of a convent together with today’s amenities

Casual Hotels

Hotel Infantas de Leon

Leon
A Contemporary Hotel, located in the City centre featuring a terrace unique views over the Cathedral of Leon

Hotel Astur Plaza

Astorga
This Hotel located in the Astorga’s main square, features spacious rooms overlooking the square

Hotel Mendez

Vila Franca del Bierzo
A comfortable small hotel in the town centre overlooking the river and surrounding mountains

Hotel Roma

Sarria
This recently renovated 1930’s Hotel has been been welcoming pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago for almost a century

Casa Teodora

Arzua
A family run small hotel located in the town centre

Hospedaria San Martin Pinario

Santiago de Compostela
Set in a 16th century monastery, next to Santiago’s Cathedral features a relaxing garden and cloister

Our Premium and Casual Inclusions

Road or Off-Road Self-Guided Tour

Available throughout the year for a minimum of 2 Participants, both options are carefully thought to ensure that you will have a memorable tour regardless of your budget!

QUALITY STANDARDS

Premium: € 1,395

  • 6 Nights in Charming Historical Hotels

  • 6 Nourishing Breakfasts

  • Top-notch Bikes & Equipment

  • GPS uploaded with Tour Tracks

  • Daily Luggage Shuttling

  • 24h Support Line

  • Favourite Restaurant Suggestions

  • Pilgrims Credential

Casual: € 895

  • 6 Nights in Casual Hotels

  • Top-notch Bikes & Equipment

  • GPS uploaded with Tour Tracks

  • Start to End extra luggage transfer

  • 24h Support Line

  • Favourite Restaurant Suggestions

  • Pilgrims Credential

Notes:
Prices are per participant based on double occupancy

Our Self-Guided Tours are available year-round.
Accommodation and prices may vary throughout the year.
Please contact us for Custom-Made Tours

Guest Reviews about this Tour

Road Self-Guided Bike Tour

Thank you for arranging a wonderful tour. We had a great time and the hotels were superb.

Stan & Fran – NJ – USA

We all would like to thank you for all of your assistance in making our trip so great. A great trip takes the efforts of a lot of wonderful people, good weather and some luck. You all at BikeIberia were some of the wonderful people we met along our long trip

Bill D – CA – USA

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