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Cycle the Camino de Santiago
- 2012-01-01 - 2013-12-31
Take this popular European cycling tour through the Spanish countryside
Travel through Northern Spain along the Camino de Santiago de Compostela, one of the world's oldest pilgrimage routes. Gothic cathedrals and medieval monasteries make way for calm, rural scenery, where the locals create culinary delights from the freshest of produce. Pass through fertile valleys full of vineyards and admire incredible vistas from the Iron Cross, in the mountain ranges of Leon. Ride through changing landscapes to reach the hulking towers of Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.
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Located in northwest Spain, Leon is a charming city with a rich history evident in its winding streets and beautiful Gothic cathedral.
Protected by impressive walls which date back to the Romans, Astorga is a pretty town at an historic junction of the Camino de Santiago and the Via de la Plata.
An important town in medieval times, Molinaseca was popular with the nobility and many houses still bear the elaborate coats of arms of wealthy families who once resided here.
A small village at the end of a steep climb, O'Cebreiro has charming slate-roofed black houses and wonderful views of the valleys that surround this peak.
Sarria is a relatively modern town in Galicia, an area known for its delicious traditional cuisine and the high quality of its local produce.
A small town full of the pilgrim spirit, Palas de Rei's main attraction is the nearby Vilar de Donas - a Romanesque church that dates back to the 12th century.
The finish point for pilgrims walking the Camino de Santiago, Santiago de Compostela is home to the cathedral where St James, one of the 12 Apostles, is purportedly buried.
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