Camino de Santiago by bike from Roncesvalles to Santiago

The Camino de Santiago by bike from Roncesvalles to Santiago de Compostela is the gateway to Spain of the French Way. It is a mythical place on the Camino de Santiago, witness to historical events and spectacular beauty. It represents one of the places with the most Jacobean tradition on the entire French Camino de Santiago from Roncesvalles.

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

Itinerary Camino de Santiago by bike from Roncesvalles (14 days-13 nights-12 stages)

Day 1: Arrival in Roncesvalles. Accommodation.
Day 2: Roncesvalles Stage – Puente la Reina (66,7 kms)

Breakfast and start of the first stage of the Camino de Santiago by bike from Roncesvalles.

The beginning of the French Way in Spain is Roncesvalles and its Royal Collegiate Church. The Song of Roldan had its origin in these lands, do not miss its history and monuments.

Until reaching Pamplona, ​​the pilgrim will find numerous towns, of great beauty.

The stage runs through small oak forests and rainfed fields.

There are many slides that do not present special difficulties, except for the climbs of Alto de Erro, before reaching Zubiri, and the climb to Alto del Perdón, between Pamplona and Puente la Reina.

We highlight the towns of Zubiri, Pamplona, ​​Obanos and Puente la Reina, with its majestic Medieval Bridge, as well as the Hermitage of Nuestra Señora de Eunate.

Arrival at Puente la Reina. End of the stage

Day 3: Puente la Reina-Logroño Stage (71 kms)

Breakfast and Start of the stage.

The profile of this stage, running through clay soil, presents no difficulties.

Special mention for the municipalities of Mañeru, and especially Cirauqui with its medieval layout and its ancient Roman road.

Through Lorca and Villatuerta we come to Estella, with fabulous monuments: Church of San Pedro de la Rua, Palace of the Kings of Navarre, Irache Monastery and the Monjardin Castle.

We also highlight the town of Torres del Río, with the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and Viana, a city founded at the beginning of the XNUMXth century.

Arrival in Logroño. End of the stage

Day 4: Logroño-Santo Domingo de la Calzada stage (50 kms)

Breakfast and Start of the stage.

The Camino de Santiago in La Rioja does not represent many kilometers of total set, but the cities through which it runs have great Jacobean tradition.

It is a stage in which vineyards and farmland follow one another.

In Logroño highlights the Imperial Church of Santa María de Palacio, Church of Santiago el Real and the Cathedral of Santa María la Redonda.

Nájera, with the Monastery of Santa María la Real. In the vicinity are the Monasteries of Yuso and Suso, the cradle of Spanish and Basque letters.

Finally, Santo Domingo de la Calzada, with its Cathedral and the Casa del Santo, which gives its name to the town.

Arrival in Santo Domingo de la Calzada. End of the stage

Day 5: Santo Domingo de la Calzada – Burgos (75Kms)

Breakfast and Start of the stage.

We leave La Rioja lands and enter Castilla. The Montes de Oca will be the main obstacle for this stage of the Camino de Santiago by bike from Roncesvalles.

It is worth highlighting the following locations, which we will find on this route:

Redecilla del Camino with its “Jurisdictional Roll” and its Romanesque baptismal font.

Belorado, Villafranca de Montes de Oca, Montes de Oca, where the Monastery of San Juan de Ortega stands out, one of the most Santiagueros enclaves, where we will appreciate the famous capital of the Annunciation.

Burgos is presented with its spectacular Gothic Cathedral, Monastery of the Royal Strikes and the Arch of Santa Maria.

Arrival to Burgos. End of the stage

Day 6: Burgos – Fromista Stage (65 kms)

Breakfast and Start of the stage.

Our Camino de Santiago by bike from Roncesvalles enters the Castilian plateau for the first time, full of hills, countryside and valleys. Austere towns with a great Jacobean tradition sow this stage.

Flat stage with successive hills and watchtowers. The only difficulty, when leaving Castrojeriz, is represented by the Alto de Mostelares.

Tracing of great artistic and cultural interest, among which we should highlight the towns of Castrojeriz, Boadilla del Camino, Fromista with its Church of San Martin (Spanish Romanesque jewel)

Arrival to Fromista. End of the stage

Day 7: Fromista – Sahagún (59,5 kms)

Breakfast and Start of the stage.

Cereal fields and large straights without any orographic difficulties. Castilian typical towns and with few shadows mark this stage of the Camino de Santiago by bike from Roncesvalles.

We highlight Villalcazar de Sirga, with its fabulous Church of Santa María la Blanca, Carrión de los Condes and Sahagún, with some of the best Romanesque-Mudejar monuments, such as the Churches of San Tirso and San Lorenzo.

Arrival to Sahagun. End of the stage

Day 8: Sahagun-León Stage (57 Kms)

Breakfast and Start of the stage.

We enter the moor of Leon. Stage without difficulty in relation to geographical accidents and shortage of urban centers.

In Mansilla de las Mulas, we contemplate its well-preserved wall. In León, its exceptional Cathedral, the Hostal Parador de San Marcos and the Royal Collegiate Church of San Isidoro are a must.

Arrival to León. End of the stage

Day 9: 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 gentleman D. Suero de Quiñones in 1434. At the entrance to Astorga, the Crucero 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 10: 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 11: 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, 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 12: 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 large wooded areas and numerous waterways and corredoira. Tour with numerous villages and small towns.

Later we arrive at Sarria, the largest city that we will find on the Camino de Santiago from Roncesvalles 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 13: 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 in Santiago de Compostela, where you will have the opportunity to appreciate the facelift of the Cathedral of Santiago and the famous Pórtico de la gloria. End of our Camino de Santiago by bike from Roncesvalles, if you wish you can extend your Camino de Santiago to Finisterre / Muxia "End of the world known in antiquity"

Day 14: 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
€ 1195 per person
July 24 and 25 (Apostle Feasts): Consult rate.
Double room with breakfast and dinner en route. Logroño and Santiago de Compostela Breakfast only
€ 1395 per person
July 24 and 25 (Apostle Feasts): Consult rate.
Route Information
  • Camino de Santiago from Roncesvalles
    • Total distance: 790 kms
  • 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
  • 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
  • IVA

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

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