THE SAINT JAMES WAY - Camino de Santiago de Compostela 2018 / By bicycle
From Le Puy en Velay to Santiago by bicycle
For hundreds of years, these tracks have been used by pilgrims and walkers. Following these footpaths which are steeped in history and visit so many different places, you will be captivated by both the variety and interest of the countryside you pass through. This long-distance walk may be the world's oldest, following as it does the Roman road known as the "Via Agrippa" which linked Lyon and Toulouse.
Using roads parallel to or close to the pilgrims' way, we offer you a nine-day cycling holiday, which includes opportunities to vary the distances travelled
CommentsYou can choose your stages, making them shorter or longer, just ask us and we will make you a personal proposal
Comments2** or 3*** hotels and guest houses. Half board.
Arriving: Railway station – Le Puy: Gare SNCF du Puy en Velay (tel: 04 71 07 71 63)
Don't get off at LAFAYETTE. Wait until you reach the main station.
Returning: Railway station - St Jean Pied de Port: Gare SNCF à St Jean Pied de Port (05 59 37 02 00).
Railway information from the French railway service SNCF: tel: 36 35 or website: www.sncf.com
Also, it is possible to have your car taken to ST JEAN DE PORT. To talk to us about the cost of this, and for any advice, telephone us on 04 71 74 47 40. (0033471744740 from UK)
Level of difficulty
The price includes: - Half-board accommodation,
- holiday tax (‘la taxe de séjour'),
- the transportation of luggage
- the provision of route-maps and a guidebook for every 2 people.
The price DOES NOT includes : - Packed lunch
- drinks and personal expenditure,
- transport from or to your home at the beginning and end of the holiday,
- shuttles or taxis to get back to your car or to shorten stages of your trip,
- parking fees.
- Booking fees (15 € per person)
- The extra charge for postage outside France (15 €)
THE SAINT JAMES WAY - Camino de Santiago de Compostela 2018 / The Portuguese Way Camino Central From Ponte de Lima to SantiagoLess well-known than the French Way of Saint James, the Portuguese Way (Via Lusitana) is no less rich in the history and traditions of pilgrimage. The Portuguese Way offers an alternative full of... Booking