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Cycle Tour Camino del Norte

Travel report: Jakobsweg von San Sebastian nach Santiago de Compostela

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Elevation profile Cycle Tour Camino del Norte

Added on 25 Jan 2021,

on 28 Jan 2021

Cycle route metrics

planned

ridden

Total distance in km

800

878

Cumulative elevation gain in m

16.110

11.957

Avg. slope uphill in %

2,01

1,36

Cumulative elevation loss in m

16.068

11.939

Total cycling hours

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64,6

Avg. pace in km/h

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13,6

GPS track data

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Rights owner

anjop

Rights characteristic / license

cc0: Public Domain no Rights reserved

Link to the description of the license

creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/

GPX file uploaded

by anjop on 28 Jan 2021

Track points in total

16.718

27.594

Track points per km (avg)

21

31

Start/endpoint

Start location

San Sebastián, Basque Country, ES (214 m NHN)

End location

Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, ES (256 m NHN)

Sources of information

Web-Sites:

Bücher/Karten:

Connecting cycle path

Camino Fisterra, Camino Portugues, Camino Franches

Remarks

Our bike tours along the Camino del Norte and Camino de la Costa from Donostia / San Sebastian to Santiago di Compostela in September 2019.

Stages

49 km

San Sebastián/Igueldo - Deba

26 km

Deba - Lekeitio

24 km

Lekeitio - Gernika

36 km

Gernika - Bilbao

43 km

Bilbao - Castro-Urdiales

1 km

Castro-Urdiales

51 km

Castro-Urdiales - Güemes

62 km

Güemes - Santilliana del mar

8 km

Santillana / Altamira

3 km

Santillana del mar

37 km

Santillana del mar - Serdio

38 km

Serdio - Celoriu

50 km

Celoriu - Colunga

23 km

Colunga - Amandi

65 km

Amandi - San Martin de Laspra

40 km

San Martin de Laspra - Soto de Lunia

51 km

Soto de Luiña - Luarca

60 km

Luarca - Ribadeo

46 km

Ribadeo - Mondoñedo

38 km

Mondoñedo - Vilalba

49 km

Vilalba - Sobrado des Monxes

55 km

Sobrado des Monxes - Santiago de Compostela

Beds4Cyclists, worth visiting and infrastructure

Name and address

Latitude / Longitude

Phone
Fax
Mobile

Type of accommodation

Route km
Dist. to route
Elevation AMSL

Rating for cyclists

 

30 km
0,0 km
6 m

 

ES-20750 Zumaia

 

Tourist information

 

47 km
0,0 km
10 m

 

ES-20820 Deba

 

Hostel

 

93 km
0,0 km
14 m

 

ES-48300 Gernika

 

Tourist information

 

127 km
0,2 km
19 m

ES-48009 Bilbao

 

Heritage building(s)

Puente Vizcaya, Transporter Bridge between Portugalete a Las Arenas - Areeta
Puente Vizcaya, Transporter Bridge between Portugalete a Las Arenas - Areeta
Museo Guggenheim Bilbao
Museo Guggenheim Bilbao
The old town of Bilbao seen from Begoña
The old town of Bilbao seen from Begoña
Basilica of Our Lady of Begoña, in Bilbao
Basilica of Our Lady of Begoña, in Bilbao

Bilbao (/bɪlˈbaʊ/, /bɪlˈbɑːoʊ/;Spanish: [bilˈβao]; Basque: Bilbo [bilβo]) is a municipality and city in Spain, the capital of the province of Biscay in the autonomous community of the Basque Country. With a population of 353,187 as of 2010, it is the largest city of its autonomous community and the tenth largest in Spain. With roughly 1 million inhabitants, Bilbao lies within one of the most populous metropolitan areas in northern Spain.

Bilbao's buildings display a variety of architectural styles, ranging from gothic to contemporary architecture. The Old Town Wikipedia Icon features many of the oldest buildings in the city, as the St. James' Cathedral Wikipedia Icon or the Church of San Antón Wikipedia Icon, included in the city's coat of arms. Most of the Old Town is a pedestrian zone during the day. Nearby is one of the most important religious temples of Biscay, the Basilica of Begoña Wikipedia Icon, dedicated to the patron saint of the province, Our Lady of Begoña.

Main Sights

 Casco Viejo

Las Siete Calles or Casco Viejo in Spanish or Zazpikaleak or Alde Zaharra in Basque are different names for the medieval neighbourhood of Bilbao, part of the Ibaiondo district. The names mean Seven Streets or Old Town respectively and it used to be the walled part of the town until the end of the 19th century.

The area is probably the most colorful part of Bilbao, including many shops and taverns, several historical churches (San Antón, Santos Juanes, the Cathedral Wikipedia Icon, San Nicolás), the largest food retail market of Europe (Mercado de la Ribera), the public Arriaga Theatre Wikipedia Icon, the seat of the Academy of the Basque Language (Euskaltzaindia), a ball court Wikipedia Icon, and a public library. It is connected to the rest of the city and conurbation by the subway, tramway and buses. Three public elevators also connect Casco Viejo to the neighbourhoods of Begoña Wikipedia Icon and Solokoetxe, which otherwise demand a rather intense uphill walk.

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a museum of modern and contemporary art, designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry, and located in Bilbao, Basque Country. The museum was inaugurated on 18 October 1997 by King Juan Carlos I of Spain.

It is built alongside the Nervion River Wikipedia Icon, which runs through the city of Bilbao to the Cantabrian Sea Wikipedia Icon. The Guggenheim is one of several museums belonging to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. The museum features permanent and visiting exhibits of works by Spanish and international artists.

Information about copyright

Rights characteristic / license

by-sa: CREATIVE COMMONS Attribution-ShareAlike

Link to the description of the license

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128 km
0,0 km
25 m

 

ES-48005 Bilbao

 

Tourist information

 

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