Camino de Santiago self-guided biking

Camino de Santiago self-guided biking – O Cebreiro, Samos, Galicia & Santiago de Compostela – Luggage transport & Cozy hotel bookings ready
This Camino de Santiago self-guided biking pack is for the pilgrim who wants to do the Way on his own but with the commodity to have all the bookings and reservations ready! On the way you will enjoy green Galicia. Stunning views, beautiful villages and new pilgrim friends we make on the Way. Overnight stays in charming hotels and optional support vehicle for luggage.  5 stages aprox 30km /day (8 days/7 nights).

Everything worked just fine – the bikes, the luggage pickups & the maps! The country hotels where really charming!Mr. M.Ajne. 2012

005 Seafood in La Brecha Donosti
Catedral Santiago
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Itinerary highlights
Today the pilgrimage route is in many ways a steadily growing tourist attraction for Northern Spain and can sometimes almost be perceived as too busy. But the trail still has some untouched gems left and on selected occasions we will take you off the beaten track to explore what others might pass by. During this Camino de Santiago self-guided biking you discover charming O Cebreiro, Samos Portomarín, Sarria & Santiago and get to visit one of Spain’s most beautiful & important Cathedrals. Do it on your own pace with the comfort of knowing that you have your hotel booked and reliable luggage transport ready!


Day 1

Arrival at the airport of Santiago de Compostela or Madrid. Transfer on your own to the hotel. Dinner on your own.

Day 2

Transfer to starting point in beautiful pilgrim village of O Cebreiro with Celtic origin. You eat lunch and get acquainted with the bikes. After lunch you hit the road on your own against Samos (about 30km). Hostal with dinner waiting. The bikes in the garage overnight.

Day 3

The cycling continues past Sarria – maybe a good stop for lunch and with new strengths be able to ascend towards Portomarin – the village Franco decided to move stone by stone because a dam would be built. We stay over at a Hostal. Dinner on your own! Approx. 30km

Day 4

You cycle goes deeper into the green Galicia and you find yourselves on the charming back roads that meander through a beautiful living peasant landscape. Night on a spa Hotel Balneario in the Palas de Rei area with access to spa pools. Lunch and dinner on your own at the hotel restaurant or cafetería. Approx. 30km cycling.

Day 5

The cycling continues about 30km past Melide and into Arzua where we seek out small village Pantiñobre where you stay at a charming country hotel and enjoy a typical Galician dinner, including cheese tasting of the region’s cheeses.

Day 6

The last day’s cycling is a bit hilly and you ride into Santiago past the airport via the Monte do Gozo where we can now can spot the cathedral’s tower between the trees to the west. Once in town, we take into a fine Hotel 500m from the Cathedral and 1.5 km from the bus station. The bikes are returned (about 800m walk to their office) and visit to Santiago. We recommend a delicious seafood dinner next to the cathedral. The city also have excellent meat & fish to offer! Daily fresh and very worthwile!

Day 7

How about a full-day excursion to Finisterra by bus?

Day 8

Transfer to the airport on your own and journey home!

Getting here & transfers


The fastest way of getting to the starting point is to fly into Santiago de Compostela and then take a bus to the start in O Cebreiro 2h bus transfer. Madrid is also a good option airport for regular incoming international flights followed by a 4h  bus transfer to O Cebreiro. Ask us for the best option!


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Bus from Santiago/Madrid to O Cebreiro is included
Hotels & meals
La casaOn this Camino de Santiago self-guided biking pilgrim tour we have found some unique hotels and country houses to enjoy a relaxing moment in the afternoon and evening far from the crowded pilgrim hostels. It is nice to just relax without the uncertainty of not knowing where you will find a bed to rest.





On this tour you will enjoy solid buffet breakfasts with bread, cereals, juice, coffe & tea, ham, eggs, cheese as well as local sweets to get ready for a day of biking. A few meals are included on this tour! In Santiago make sure you don´t miss out the delicious seafood…
Activities on this tour

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Biking Level: Medium
Shortest/longest stage 30 km/40 km
Maximum climb 500m     Maximum descent 900m


Bonito Norte contracts a specialised bike hirer who use bicycles from the leading Spanish brand BH which are specially designed for terrain like the Camino de Santiago.When you receive the bicycle, check it over carefully. Bicycles leave our headquarters fully prepared, checked and perfectly packaged, but they may be damaged during transport. 24/27 gears.
Recommended biking accesories : Cover pad, helmet, water bottle & travel bag
 The Cathedral in Santiago & León, The Monastery of Samos,  O Cebreiro…
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See the areas we explore on this tour!

What´s included?

7 Nights in a double room (2 nights simple but fresh hostal, 2 nights 4 **** hotel, 2 nights 3 *** hotel and one night rustic and charming Hotel Rural)

1 Bus Travel Madrid/Santiago de Compostela – Pedrafita the Cebreiro

1 Restaurant Lunch (three course with wine, water or coffee)

2 Restaurant Dinner (three course with wine, water or coffee)

Cycle Hire bike 5 days

1 Access to spa pools 1 afternoon

1 Pilgrim Pass

Solid mailings with information, general directions, map

Pricing & general Conditions

From 650,00€ (minimum 2 people)

(210,00€ single room additional fee)

Flight and means of transportation to Spain excluded

Cancellations, Amendments and Refunds Bonito Norte Viajes


Cancellation due to severe sickness, illness, death of close family or catastrophic events at home such as fire, flooding or else: Total refund of the whole Price.

Cancellation due to other reasons

Cancellations up to 7 days tour starting date, 75% refund

Cancellation from 6 days to 48 hours prior to tour start date, 50% refund

Cancellation of tour start date prior to 48h, non-refundable

Tour dates

Available on request

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