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By bike. Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela

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Luis M. Alonso

Living the Camino

Spanish tour operator of maximun reference specialized on organizing trips to the Camino de Santiago

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By bike. Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela

We offer you the last 200 km of the French Way, from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela by bicycle. Here you have the opportunity to explore both the Galician and Castilian areas, and to discover some of its most emblematic municipalities.

DAY 1

Arrival at Ponferrada

Once you arrive at Ponferrada, you will be able to enjoy the charming places this town offers, such as Los Templarios Castle, the Basilica of Nuestra Señora de la Encina, the Main Square or the Clock Tower.

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DAY 2

Stage 1: Ponferrada - Vega (40,5 km)

Breakfast in Ponferrada. You will start cicling from Ponferrada, passing by the towns of Villafranca del Bierzo and Trabadelo. Villafranca is the historic capital of El Bierzo, and it preserves its majestic appearance. In this town you can visit the Church of San Francisco, which has a beautiful Mudejar coffered ceiling, the Main Square and the Church of Santiago. The stage finishes in Vega de Valcarce, which main feature is the Castle of Sarracín. Read more

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DAY 3

Stage 2: Vega - Triacastela (32,3 km)

Breakfast in Vega de Valcarce. From Vega de Valcarce you will depart towards Triacastela, going through O Cebreiro. In this last village you will find the church of Santa Maria La Real del Cebreiro (pre-romanesque style), and also the Ethnographic Museum of O Cebreiro. In Triacastela you can visit a church from the 11th Century and other temples located in the village. Read more

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DAY 4

Stage 3 Triacastela - Portomarin 40,6 km

Breakfast in Triacastela. Departing from Triacastela, the new stage will take you to Portomarín. On the way, you wil be able to see the town of Sarria, which is the starting point chosen by many pilgrims to begin the Way, and it has remarkable buildings such as the Church of Santa Mariña, the Church of El Salvador and the Convent of Magdalena. In Portomarin, which is located next to the River Miño, you will find the Chapel of "La Virgen de las Nieves", the church-frotress of San Nicolas, the church of San Pedro and the Pazos of Conde da Maza and dos Pimentales. Read more

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DAY 5

Stage 4: Portomarin - Arzúa (53,3 km)

Breakfast in Portomarin. Today´s stage will lead you from Portomarin to Arzúa. On the Way, you will have the change to visit Palas de Rei, which has a "concello" with a strong artistic heritage, as the Church of San Tirso, the Castle of Pambre, and the Pazo of Ulloa can demonstrate. In Arzúa, you have the ancient Convent of Magdalena and the Church of Santiago. Read more

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DAY 6

Stage 5: Arzúa - Santiago (38,7 km)

Breakfast in Arzúa. Ready for the stage, you will leave Arzúa heading to Santiago de Compostela. On the way, O Pedrouzo, the most important town before arriving at Santiago, offer some places to visit. It belongs to the "concello" of O Pino, where you will find the Chapel of Santa Irene. Once in Santiago de Compostela, you will have the opportunity to see and endless amount of landmarks. The main one is the Cathedral and the Square of Obradoiro, but that does not mean those are the only remarkable places, as it also recommendable to take a stroll around the historic district, to taste the gastronomy and to visit some othe iconic buildings such as the Catholic Monarchs Inn, the Monastery of San Martin Pinario or the Pazo of Raxoi. Read more

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DAY 7

Breakfast and end of services

Breakfast in Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Ponferrada
Hotel Hostel at Ponferrada
Day 2
Location Vega de Valcarce
Hotel Hostel at Vega de Valcarce
Day 3
Location Triacastela
Hotel Hostel at Triacastela
Day 4
Location Portomarin
Hotel Hostel at Portomarin
Day 5
Location Arzua
Hotel Hostel at Arzua
Day 6
Location Santiago de Compostela
Hotel Hostel at Santiago de Compostela
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Ponferrada
Hotel Guesthouse at Ponferrada
Day 2
Location Vega de Valcarce
Hotel Guesthouse at Vega de Valcarce
Day 3
Location Triacastela
Hotel Guesthouse at Triacastela
Day 4
Location Portomarin
Hotel Guesthouse at Portomarin
Day 5
Location Arzua
Hotel Guesthouse at Arzua
Day 6
Location Santiago de Compostela
Hotel Guesthouses at Santiago de Compostela
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Ponferrada
Hotel Hotel in Ponferrada
Day 2
Location Vega de Valcarce
Hotel Hotel in Vega de Valcarce
Day 3
Location Triacastela
Hotel Hotel in Triacastela
Day 4
Location Portomarin
Hotel Hotel in Portomarin
Day 5
Location Arzua
Hotel Hotel in Arzua
Day 6
Location Santiago de Compostela
Hotel Hotel in Santiago de Compostela

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Luggage Transportation Between Stages
  • Full itinerary of the route
  • Travel and Cancelattion Insurance
  • Pilgrim passport (Credencial)
  • Phone assistance on route
  • VAT

Package excludes

  • Single Supplement (Hotels): 130 € / person
  • Half-Board Supplement (Hotels): 120 € / person
  • Extra Night in Santiago (Hotels, Single Room, BB): 75 € / person
  • Extra Night in Santiago (Hotels, Double / Triple Room, BB): 50€ / person
  • Upgrade to Parador in Santiago (Double / Triple Room, BB): 90 € / person
  • Upgrade to Parador in Santiago (Single Room, BB): 130€ / person
  • Airport Transfer (Santiago Hotel - Santiago Airport)

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