The Way of St James – Climbing Profile

The Way of St James 

Climbing Profile

7 Days | Total distance  257km (159mi) | Average 51km/day (32mi/day) | 32% trails and bike lanes + 68% asphalt 

Day 1

Arrival – Welcome at Porto or Lisbon airport. Lodging in a 4-star Hotel. 

Day 2

Riding to the historic town on the coast – 78km (48mi), 750m total climbing (2460ft), level 4 (3.9).

Day 3

Riding to the border, always following the Way – 58km (36mi), 560m total climbing (1840ft), level 3 (3.2).

Day 4

Crossing the border to Spain – 55km (34mi), 1400 total climbing (4590ft), level 4 (4.3).

Day 5

The luxuriant vegetation and the mysticism of the Way – 40km (25mi), 800m total climbing (2630ft), level 3 (3.1).

Day 6

Mixed emotions when we arrive to Santiago de Compostela – 26km (16mi), 800m total climbing (2630ft), level 3 (2.5).

Day 7

Departure – After breakfast transfer to Porto airport (2-hour and 30-min drive) or Lisbon airport (5-hour and 30-min drive).