Cycling the Camino de Santiago (Paperback)

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A guidebook to cycling the 770km (479 mile) Camino de Santiago (Camino Francés or Way of St James) pilgrim route from St Jean-Pied-de-Port in southern France to Santiago de Compostela. The route through northern Spain is suitable for any reasonably fit cyclist and can each be completed in 2 weeks.

  • Presented in 18 stages between 28 and 55km (17-34 miles) in length
  • Two versions of the route are described, the first based on the walkers’ route and is suitable for hybrid or mountain bikes, the second a ‘road route’ for road and touring bikes
  • Route passes through Pamplona, Logroño, Burgos, León, Astorga, Ponferrada, Sarria
  • 1:100,000 maps and profiles are included for each stage
  • Can be cycled Spring through Autumn
  • GPX files available to download
  • Detailed information on pilgrim lodging, facilities and preparation

About the Author

Mike Wells has been walking long-distance footpaths for 25 years, and a keen cyclist for 20. He has walked the major British paths, the GR5 from Lake Geneva to the Mediterranean, and explored the Dolomites Alta Via routes in Italy. He has also walked in Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Norway and Chilean Patagonia. Starting with UK cycling routes, he soon moved on to long-distance routes in the rest of Europe and beyond, including a circumnavigation of Iceland and a ride across Cuba.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781852849696
ISBN-10: 185284969X
Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited
Publication Date: June 30th, 2019
Pages: 224
Language: English