Cycling the Camino Portugues

The Portuguese Coastal Route by Bike!

Cycling Camino Portugues is a growingly popular route due to the challenge of the varied paths and the pleasant weather of Portugal that is perfect for cycling. The Portuguese Way or Camino Portugues is the second most popular option after the Camino Frances for reaching Santiago de Compostela. Starting in Lisbon and journeying over unspoiled countryside up through the Alentejo and Central and Northern regions of Portugal. Crossing then into Spain at Tui and continuing through western Galicia you reach the final destination of Santiago de Compostela.

Portugal is renowned for its pleasant climate and sun that shines throughout the year, which makes it perfect conditions to explore by cycling Camino Portugues.  With a varied landscape that allows you to ride from hills to beaches and the serenity of the countryside to the liveliness of the city, you will be sure to find something to suit your mood.

Route Overview

239km

of walking trails

7

days of walking

1

different sections

Recommended Package

Porto to Santiago de Compostela

Section 1 of 1
Days
Difficulty
239km

Starting in Porto in Portugal, you’ll follow the road less traveled to Santiago de Compostela. You’ll cycle along some of the most amazing sandy beaches of North Portugal and Spain, such as those near Povoa de Varzim. Go for a dip in the clear waters of the Vigo estuary and cross one of the most cultural and historic areas of Portugal and Spain with medieval Camino towns like Pontevedra.

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