Camino de Santiago by bike from León to Santiago

On this exciting route of the Camino de Santiago by bike from León of just over 300 km, you will cross the beautiful Lemon moor and the Bierzo region. You will enjoy the exciting views from Foncebadón, Cruz del Ferro and O Cebreiro.

The Camino de Santiago is a unique route that has more than a thousand years of history and on whose route there are towns, villages and cities of great historical-artistic significance.

Rabanal del Camino
Villafranca del Bierzo
Rei's shovels
Santiago de Compostela
Remember that at Mundiplus we adapt the kilometers of the stages of the Camino de Santiago by bike from León according to your needs.
We prepare this French Way bicycle route for people traveling alone, such as for groups of friends and / or family.

French Way bike itinerary from León (7 days-6 nights-5 stages)

Day 1: Arrival in León. Accommodation.
Day 2: León-Rabanal del Camino Stage (69,8 Kms)

Breakfast and Start of the stage.

We traveled through the Leonese moor, flat terrain that runs through well-marked tracks and trails. As we get closer to Astorga, the terrain changes. We enter the region of Maragatería through beautiful towns and large houses, characteristics of this austere region.

We highlight in Hospital de Órbigo, the Puente del Paso Honroso, famous for the feat of the knight D. Suero de Quiñones in 1434 and for its festivals with medieval jousts.

At the entrance to Astorga, the Cruceiro de Santo Toribio. In Astorga we highlight the Cathedral, the Archbishop's Palace of Gaudí and its Plaza Mayor.

Arrival to Rabanal del Camino. End of the stage

Day 3: Rabanal Stage of the Camino-Villafranca del Bierzo

Breakfast and Start of the stage.

As soon as we leave Rabanal del Camino, we begin the ascent towards Mount Irago, with Foncebadón at its summit. After passing through the mythical Cruz del Ferro (highest altitude of the road), we headed downhill through El Acebo, until we reached Molinaseca, with a magnificent Medieval Bridge and Ponferrada-capital of Bierzo (transition region between León and Galicia). Through vineyards and dirt tracks, we will reach Cacabelos, and then Villafranca del Bierzo.

We highlight at this stage: Foncebadón, which once housed a Council, the landscape from Mount Irago, Ponferrada with its Castle, of Templar origin, extraordinarily preserved, and in Villafranca del Bierzo the Romanesque Church of Santiago.

Arrival to Villafranca del Bierzo. End of the stage

Day 4: Villafranca del Bierzo-Samos stage (60 Kms)

Breakfast and Start of the stage.

The stage runs through the vicinity of the old Ctra. Nacional VI and through the valley of the Valcarce river, until we head uphill towards the mythical O Cebreiro and the Holy Grail of Galicia, the entrance to the Camino de Santiago in Galicia, with the Sierras de Ancares and O Courel as witnesses.

From O Cebreiro, also on the rise, we will find the Altos del Poio and San Roque, to continue with a strong descent to Triacastela. The spectacular views will accompany us in this section of the stage.

From Triacastela, and by road, we head to the fabulous Samos Monastery, whose origins date back to the XNUMXth century.

Arrival Samos. End of the stage

Day 5: Samos-Palas de Rei stage (59 Kms)

Breakfast and Start of the stage.

Stage with constant ups and downs, not too long, but of great beauty. We will pass through wide wooded areas and numerous water courses and corredoiras. Tour with numerous villages and small towns.

Later we reached Sarria, the largest city we will find until we reach Santiago.

Portomarín, at the foot of the Belesar Reservoir will welcome us halfway.

In Sarria we highlight the Monastery of la Magdalena and in Portomarín, the Fortaleza de San Nicolas Church.

Arrival to Palas de Rei. End of the stage

Day 6: Palas de Rei-Santiago de Compostela Stage (66 Kms)

Breakfast and Start of the stage.

In the last stage we will continue to find a land of constant ups and downs without great unevenness.

The stage runs through dirt tracks and asphalted areas, close to the road and through small villages and cross numerous streams.

The climbs to Arzúa, from Ribadixo do Baixo and Monte do Gozo, will be the small obstacles of the day.

We point out the towns of Furelos, with its magnificent medieval bridge, Melide, with its famous pulperias, an almost obligatory visit, Arzúa, and finally Monte do Gozo, where we will glimpse, for the first time, the Cathedral of Santiago.

Arrival to Santiago de Compostela. End of the Camino de Santiago by bike from León.

Day 7: Breakfast-End of our services

The accommodations we offer our clients are of high quality and all the rooms are private and have their own exclusive bathroom, as well as the necessary services for your comfort. All establishments have been supervised and selected by Viajes Mundiplus, based on the satisfaction expressed by our clients over the years. On our routes, we never offer Hostels.

As they are free choice dates in which they can make the Camino, and when dealing with accommodations with limited capacity, the exact name of them will be provided once they have made the firm reservation of their trip, and verified their availability.

Our primary objective is your tranquility, rest and enjoyment on the Camino de Santiago.

You can then see and display a wide selection of some of our usual accommodations where you could stay.


Double room with breakfast
€ 535 per person
July 24 and 25 (Apostle Feasts): Consult rate.
Double room with breakfast and dinner en route. Santiago de Compostela Breakfast only
€ 635 per person
July 24 and 25 (Apostle Feasts): Consult rate.
Route Information
  • Camino de Santiago from León
    • Total distance: 310 kms (7 days-6 nights)
  • Dates: Free choice. You choose the day!
    • The trip must be booked at least 1 week before the date you have decided.
  • Applicable Discounts:
    • € 25 for children under 12 in a shared room
    • € 20 / person for groups of 4 or more
    • € 25 / person for groups of 10 or more
  • Accommodations in Hotels, Cottages, Hostels
  • Diet to choose:
    • Special breakfast
    • Half board (Breakfast and dinner. Santiago de Compostela breakfast only)
  • Travel assistance insurance in Spain
  • Roadside assistance vehicle in case of emergency
  • Informative dossier of the road / stages profiles
  • Roadside telephone assistance
  • Luggage transfer in the stages
    • 1 suitcase per person, maximum 23Kgs
  • Gifts
    • Pilgrim's credential
    • Pilgrim's Scallop
  • IVA

Remember that the cost of the optional services you choose will be added to the base price of the route.

  • Additional luggage
    • If you carry more than 1 suitcase per person
  • Supplement habitación individual
    • Consult rate
  • 1-day excursions (Bus)
    • Finisterre (Costa da morte) and / or Rias Baixas
  • Extra night in Santiago
    • € 60 / person (Double room with Breakfast)
  • Cancellation Insurance (Spanish)
  • Cancellation Insurance (Foreigners)