Spanish Camino by Bike: The Pyrenees to Leon

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  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 15
  • guiding method Self-guided
  • Tour Code BM-20259
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Roncesvalles, Spain
  • Ends Leon, Spain
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Cycling from the Pyrenees
  • Visiting Pamplona, Burgos and Leon
  • Exploring interesting pilgrimage towns and villages
  • Experiencing the terrific sense of camaraderie on the trail
  • Soaking up the hospitality of family run hotels
Start in Roncesvalles and end in Leon, the trip "Spanish Camino By Bike: The Pyrenees To Leon" is a self-guided bicycle trip that takes 10 days. You will travel through Leon, Burgos, Akerreta and 10 other destinations in Spain. "Spanish Camino By Bike: The Pyrenees To Leon" is a private trip which includes accommodation in hotels, meals and others.

Cycle from Roncesvalles to Leon as you ride back through history along the Camino de Santiago. For more than 1000 years the Camino de Santiago (or Way of St James / Compostela Trail) has represented the adventure of a lifetime for pilgrims and history buffs alike. While the 790km French route from Roncesvalles to the Cathedral of Santiago has been well trodden by hiking boots and horse hooves through the centuries in more recent times the pilgrimage route has become a natural magnet for cyclists seeking out iconic routes. Beginning in the foothills of the Pyrenees and continuing along the Camino to the historic cathedral city of Leon, this exhilarating ride, which is the first half of the full cycle route along the Spanish Camino, takes in some of the most breathtaking landscapes, unique monuments and typical villages of northern Spain. En route, step out of the saddle to savour the rich Spanish gastronomy, experiencing traditional regional cuisine and excellent wines. Each night you'll stay in atmospheric hotels offering comfort at the end of a hard day's cycle which is intrinsic to this historic adventure.
  • Day 1 : Arrive Roncesvalles
  • Day 2 : Cycle via Zubiri and Akerreta to Pamplona (42km/26mi)
  • Day 3 : Cycle via Puente la Reina and medieval Cirauqui to Estella (42km/26mi)
  • Day 4 : Via Monjardin Villamayor to Logroño (50km/31mi)
  • Day 5 : Cycle to Santo Domingo de la Calzada (49km/29.5mi)
  • Day 6 : Cycle to the city of Burgos (72km/44.5mi)
  • Day 7 : Across the meseta to Fromista (66km/41mi)
  • Day 8 : Cycle to Sahagun (60km/37mi)
  • Day 9 : On to historic Leon (58km/36mi)
  • Day 10 : Trip concludes
  • 9 nights in hotels on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities. (it is possible to start this tour in St Jean Pied de Port, on foot from St Jean to Roncesvalles across the Pyrenees - a supplement applies, see 'special notes' on the Trip Notes for details)
  • 9 breakfasts, 8 dinners - Continental breakfasts are served and will often consist of breads, spreads, yoghurt, cheese, tea, coffee & juices. Dinner will consist of 3 courses, usually starting with a salad, followed by chicken, red meat, fish or a pasta dish & finishing with a dessert of fruit or cakes.
  • Mountain bike rental (standard model, or hybrid touring bike on request) with helmet, repair kit, lock, panniers, water bottle & pump (gel saddle, toe clips, SPD pedals, bike upgrade options available: Premium MTB or electric MTB, helmet purchase - supplement applies)
  • Luggage Transfer, 1 piece maximum 20kg, supplement applies for excess
  • Digital information pack with route notes & GPX
  • Pilgrim's Passport
  • Emergency hotline
  • Travel to Roncesvalles and from Leon
  • Meals not listed as included, drinks
  • Travel insurance - mandatory
  • Guide – this is a self guided cycling holiday
  • A supplement will apply if you are travelling solo or book a single room
  • Entrance fees not listed as included
  • Transfers not listed as included
  • Transfers by taxi or public transport if you need to skip a stage
  • Excess luggage
  • Toe clips, gel saddle, SPD pedals - please ask for our rates
  • Helmet purchase is available if you prefer not to use the rental helmet provided
  • We recommend bringing a handlebar phone holder – to follow the route more easily using the GPX files
  • Hotel taxes if applicable – payable directly to the hotel
  • Items of a personal nature
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Spanish Camino by Bike: The Pyrenees to Leon tour. You can cancel the tour up to 72 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 71 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 30 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 30 July 2024, a deposit of 191 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 71 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Spanish Camino by Bike: The Pyrenees to Leon tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Spanish Camino by Bike: The Pyrenees to Leon tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure.
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