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St. James Way: Tapas, Peaks and Turns CBS

France   |  Portugal   |  Spain

Discover northern Spain and experience the magic of St. James’s Way, without any blisters!

El Camino de Santiago, or St. James’s Way, arguably the world’s most popular pilgrimage route, leads through one of Europe’s most underrated and yet most beautiful regions: northern Spain.

From Madrid we head towards (and across) the French border and into the beautiful Pyrenees. The “Camino Frances”, or French Way, has been leading pilgrims towards Santiago de Compostela for centuries, and it will be our guideline as well. We will follow it loosely, taking in the unique atmos-phere of places like Logroño or Burgos. And using bikes instead of feet for our “pilgrimage” enables us to explore other places, too, like San Sebastian or the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao.
On this tour we use luxury Paradores as often as possible, beautiful hotels, usually located in some age-old building that used to be a pilgrims hospital or a bishop’s palac. Imagine sipping your morning coffee while watching the pilgrims walk past and listening to the clicking noise of their walking sticks on the cobblestones.

A rest day provides time enjoy the outstanding beauty of Santiago and to ride to Cabo Finisterre, end of the known world for many hundreds of years and the place where pilgrims traditionally burn their hiking boots. Full of unforgettable impressions we head back to Madrid from here.


Start/Finish: Alcalá de Henares
Duration: 15 days vacation, 13 riding days
Route: Total distance: 2610-3450 km, 1622-2144 miles
Daily distances: 180-300 km, 112-186 miles
Accommodations: comfortable middle-class Hotels
Rest day: Pamplona
Santiago de Compostela
Highlights: St. James Way, Santiago de Compostella, Picos de Europa, Pamplona, Pyrenees, Sierra de Cebollera
Minimum number of participants: 6
15 days vacation
13 day riding route

Day 1: Arrival in Alcalá de Henares
Day 2: Alcalá de Henares - Soria
Day 3: Soria - Pamplona
Day 4: Pamplona
Day 5: Pamplona - Santo Domingo de la Calzada
Day 6: Santo Domingo de la Calzada - Cervera de Pisuerga
Day 7: Cervera de Pisuerga - León
Day 8: León - Villafranca del Bierzo
Day 9: Villafranca del Bierzo - Santo Estevo
Day 10: Santo Estevo - Santiago de Compostela
Day 11: Santiago de Compostela
Day 12: Santiago de Compostela - Verín
Day 13: Verín - Salamanca
Day 14: Salamanca - Alcalá de Henares
Day 15: Departure from Alcalá de Henares

The daily riding kilometres are approximate distances and may vary. The first and last days mentioned in the itinerary are the arrival and departure days; there is no riding on these days. Bear in mind the time difference between your country of origin and your travel destination. Arrival time should be arranged before 3 pm on the arrival day. Please book your flights accordingly. Route and overnight places may change due to unforeseen events.

Tour prices & motorcycles 2017

Included services
Tour price per personsharing room,
riding 2 up
sharing room,
riding solo
single room,
riding solo
Honda NC 750 S
Honda NC 750 X
Suzuki V-Strom 650
$ 5.870,-$ 6.460,-$ 7.380,-
BMW F 700 GS
$ 6.030,-$ 6.770,-$ 7.690,-
BMW F 800 GS
BMW F 800 R
Ducati Monster 821
Honda CRF 1000 L Africa Twin
Suzuki V-Strom 1000
Triumph Tiger 800 XCX
$ 6.180,-$ 7.080,-$ 8.000,-
BMW R 1200 GS
BMW R 1200 R
BMW R 1200 RS
BMW S 1000 XR
Ducati Monster 1200
Ducati Multistrada 1200
Triumph Tiger Explorer
$ 6.370,-$ 7.460,-$ 8.380,-
BMW R 1200 RT
Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro
$ 6.610,-$ 7.930,-$ 8.850,-

Tour prices & motorcycles 2018

Included services
Tour price per personsharing room,
riding 2 up
sharing room,
riding solo
single room,
riding solo
Honda NC 750 S
Honda NC 750 X
Suzuki V-Strom 650
$ 5.870,- *$ 6.460,- *$ 7.380,- *
BMW F 700 GS
$ 6.030,- *$ 6.770,- *$ 7.690,- *
BMW F 800 GS
BMW F 800 R
Ducati Monster 821
Honda CRF 1000 L Africa Twin
Suzuki V-Strom 1000
Triumph Tiger 800 XCX
$ 6.180,- *$ 7.080,- *$ 8.000,- *
BMW R 1200 GS
BMW R 1200 R
BMW R 1200 RS
BMW S 1000 XR
Ducati Monster 1200
Ducati Multistrada 1200
Triumph Tiger Explorer
$ 6.370,- *$ 7.460,- *$ 8.380,- *
BMW R 1200 RT
Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro
$ 6.610,- *$ 7.930,- *$ 8.850,- *
* Please note that the dates and prices for 2018 are not confirmed yet. The dates shown on our website are preliminary dates for 2018 and might change. Also, for this tour there are yet no prices confirmed for 2018. If the tour price differs more than 5% from last year’s pricing you can cancel your participation until October 31, 2017 without any cancellation fee.

CUSTOM TOURS: For custom tour bookings please refer to the pricing included in the special tour offer for your tour. If having any questions please contact our service team at customtours@edelweissbike.com!

Prices start at $ 5.870,-

per person

Included services

Motorcycle category 1

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25.06. - 09.07.2017
20.08. - 03.09.2017
24.06. - 08.07.2018
19.08. - 02.09.2018
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