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Cicerone Guides: The Way of St James: A Cyclist's Guide

Walking / Outdoor Guide

Series: Cicerone Guides

By: John Higginson

208 pages, Col and b/w photos, maps

Cicerone Press

Paperback | May 2005 | Edition: 2 | #185360 | ISBN: 1852844418
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NHBS Price: £12.95 $16/€15 approx

About this book

A guidebook to cycling the 1570km cycle route along the Way of St James pilgrim route from Le Puy in France to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Uses roads with a good surface for touring cyclists, and averages only 50km per day. Also includes routes from Santiago to Finisterre and Padron.


Contents

The Journey; Stage 1 Le Puy to Saugues (46km); Stage 2 Saugues to Aumont-Aubrac (46km); Stage 3 Aumont-Aubrac to Estaing (76km); Stage 4 Estaing to Conques (37 or 47 km); Stage 5 Conques to Marcilhac-sur-Cl (78km); Stage 6 Marcilhac-sur-Cl to Cahors (65km); Stage 7 Cahors to Moissac (61km); Stage 8 Moissac to Lectoure (59km); Stage 9 Lectoure to Eauze (52km); Stage 10 Eauze to Pimbo (63km); Stage 11 Pimbo to Navarrenx (62km); Stage 12 Navarrenx to St.-Jean-Pied-de-Port (61km); Stage 13 St.-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Burguete (40km); Stage 14 Burguete to Puenta la Reina (74km); Stage 15 Puenta la Reina to Viana (65km); Stage 16 Viana to Santo Domingo de la Calzada (49km); Stage 17 Santo Domingo de la Calzada to Burgos (70km); Stage 18 Burgos to Frmista (73km); Stage 19 Frmista to Sahagn (67km); Stage 20 Sahagn to Len (67km); Stage 21 Len to Astorga (44km); Stage 22 Astorga to Molinaseca (47km); Stage 23 Molinaseca to Villafranca del Bierzo (28km); Stage 24 Villafranca del Bierzo to O Cebreiro (36km); Stage 25 O Cebreiro to Sarria (43km); Stage 26 Sarria to Palas de Rei (60km); Stage 27 Palas de Rei to Santiago de Compostela (73km)

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Biography

John Higginson is a retired headmaster and lecturer who has explored much of Europe by bike. He has also written the Cicerone cycle-touring guide to The Danube Cycleway and Cycling the River Loire.

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