Best mountain biking trails in Galicia, Spain

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Explore the most popular mountain biking trails in Galicia with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of mountain biking trails in Galicia, Spain
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#1 - French Way: Abeleiroas to Muxia
Abeleiroas, Galicia, Spain
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Length: 23.5 mi • Est. 10 h 28 m
This section of the Camino de Santiago or Camino Francés starts in Olveiroa, a small town in the province of La Coruña, with just over 3,000 inhabitants that welcomes many pilgrims on its streets each year. Its main attraction is its bridge, where there were clashes between Galician peasants and Napoleon's troops in the early 19th century. After just over 30 kilometers and passing through several Galician towns, you will arrive at Muxía, a well-known Galician village for pilgrims belonging to the Finisterre region, where you can find the beautiful Sanctuary of the Virgen de la Barca. This is a multi-week hike that can be done at a variety of rhythms and starting points. You can find a list of individual trails here: https://www.alltrails.com/en/lists/camino-de-santiago-frances--3 By following this link, you will find sections of walking trails during the day for easy download.Show more
#2 - Camino Francés: Muxía a Fisterra
Muxía, Galicia, Spain
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Length: 19.9 mi • Est. 10 h
This route is part of a walk of several weeks, along the Camino de Santiago del Norte, also known as the Camino del Norte, a pilgrimage route that begins in Irún and ends at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. It can be done in a variety of rhythms and starting points. During this route, you will be able to find some steep slopes that can be slippery and muddy, so it is advisable to be prepared with appropriate footwear. You will also cross rocks and boulders and climb the odd staircase. Enjoy the lush nature and beautiful views of the ocean that you will find along this trail. This route takes pilgrims along the wonderful north coast of Spain, from the Basque Country, through Cantabria and Asturias to Santiago de Compostela, in central Galicia. Legend has it that the remains of the Apostle Santiago are buried there. Every spring and summer, many people follow their routes as a form of spiritual path or retreat for their spiritual growth. It is also popular with hiking and cycling enthusiasts and organized tour groups. You can find a list of individual trails here: https://www.alltrails.com/en/lists/camino-del-norte--2 By following this link, you will find sections of walking trails during the day for easy downloading.Show more
#3 - Central Route of the Portuguese Way: Redondela to Pontevedra
Redondela, Galicia, Spain
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Length: 12.7 mi • Est. 6 h 6 m
This route is part of a trek of several weeks, along the Central Portuguese Way or the Portuguese route of the Camino de Santiago, which can be done in a variety of rhythms and different starting points. The complete route of the Camino Central Portuguese de Santiago can be found here: https://www.alltrails.com/es/trail/portugal/porto-and-the-north/the-portuguese-way-of-saint-james- central- route? u = i You can find a list of individual trails here: https://www.alltrails.com/en/lists/camino-portugues-central By following this link, you will find sections of walking trails during the day for easy downloading.Show more
#4 - The French Way: Sarria to Portomarín
Sarria, Galicia, Spain
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Length: 14.2 mi • Est. 6 h 42 m
This route is part of the French Camino de Santiago, a pilgrimage route to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, where every year thousands of pilgrims decide to hit the roads to live the experience of reaching Compostela going from hostel to hostel and enjoying this environment and unique atmosphere. This stage of the Camino begins in Sarria, a Galician town located less than 100 km from the objective and during the tour you will find beautiful Romanesque, charming towns, dirt trails and paved streets.Show more
#5 - Camino Francés: Laguna de Castilla a Triacastela
Pedrafita Do Cebreiro, Galicia, Spain
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Length: 14.5 mi • Est. 6 h 49 m
This walk is part of the French Camino de Santiago, a pilgrimage route of Christian origin to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. Legend has it that the remains of the Apostle Santiago are buried there. There are a wide variety of starting points and rhythms to carry it out. This route begins in Laguna de Castilla, a small rural town located in the El Bierzo region, between the provinces of León and Lugo, where you can stop to rest at the La Escuela hostel (it also has a bar-restaurant) and ends in Triacastela, Galician town located 150 kilometers from Santiago de Compostela and first place of reference in Galicia within the Camino de Santiago. Every spring and summer, many people follow their routes as a form of spiritual journey or retreat for their inner growth. It is also popular with hiking and cycling enthusiasts and organized tour groups. The complete route can be found here: https://www.alltrails.com/es/trail/spain/palencia/camino-de-santiago-frances. A list of individual trails can be found here: https://www.alltrails.com/es / lists / camino-de-santiago-frances - 3. By following this link, you'll find one-day hike sections of the trail for easy download.Show more
#6 - A Coruña
A Coruña, Galicia, Spain
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Length: 15.5 mi • Est. 7 h 18 m
#7 - Primitive Way: A Covela to Melide
Friol, Galicia, Spain
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Length: 13.0 mi • Est. 6 h 14 m
This route is part of a trek of several weeks, along the Camino de Santiago Primitivo, also known as the Original Way. The Primitive Way was the first route to Santiago de Compostela, a pilgrimage trip that begins in Oviedo and continues in the west in Lugo, heading to Santiago de Compostela in the south, joining the best-known French Way in Melide, La Coruña province. And at a distance of 55km from Santiago de Compostela. It is considered one of the most difficult routes of all the routes of the Camino, due to the large number of steep ascents and descents. It can be done in a variety of rhythms and choose from the many starting points that exist. Legend has it that the remains of the Apostle Santiago are buried in Santiago de Compostela, the end of the route of the famous Camino de Santiago. Every spring and summer, many people follow their routes as a form of spiritual path or retreat for their spiritual growth. It is also popular with hiking and cycling enthusiasts and organized tour groups. The complete route can be found here: https://www.alltrails.com/es/trail/spain/asturias/camino-primitivo-full-route A list of individual trails can be found here: https: //www.alltrails .com / en / lists / primitive-path - 4 By following this link, you will find sections of the daytime trail hike for easy download.Show more
#8 - The Geneva Camino: Melide to Santiago de Compostela
Melide, Galicia, Spain
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Length: 33.1 mi • Est. Multi-day
This route is part of a multi week long hike or ride, along the Geneva Camino, (Geneva Way) also known as via Gebennensis or Jacobweg in German. It is one of the many options to get to Camino de Santiago across Europe, from Geneva to Le Puy, then from there, it will join the traditional Camino Francés route. This route travels through many historical towns and picturesque French villages, it offers the option to enjoy many cultural attractions, vineyards and admire the breathtaking mountainous views and the Alps in the horizon. It can be done by foot or bike (mountain bike with saddlebags) at a variety of paces and starting points. It goes along all types of terrain, mostly off-road, rugged and rocky in some areas. The views are breathtaking. The Geneva Camino full route can be found here: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/switzerland/geneva/the-geneva-camino-full-route A list of individual trails can be found here: https://www.alltrails.com/lists/the-geneva-camino Following this link, you'll find day hike sections of the trail for easy downloading.Show more
#9 - Camino de Santiago da Geira Romana e dos Arrieiros
Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
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Length: 147.1 mi • Est. Multi-day
This route is originally done the other way around than what our AllTrails map shows, that is, part of Braga, in Portugal and the pilgrim continues his route until he reaches Santiago de Compostela, the end of the stage of the Camino de Santiago. Along the Way, you pass through the Geira Romana, a Roman road that connects Braga with Astorga, passing through Portela do Homen, where the border with Galicia is, and continues along the Route of the Arrieros, who carried the O Ribeiro wine from Portugal to Santiago de Compostela.Show more
#10 - Ruta Circular Geres, Santa Eufémia y Portela do Homem
Lobios, Galicia, Spain
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Length: 19.7 mi • Est. 10 h 31 m
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