Doing the Way of St. James by bike has nothing to do with the shooting that we can usually do in our town or outings with friends some weekend. Physical preparation is very important and you will have to follow specific training to prevent this exciting adventure from turning into an ordeal. In this article we will give you the basic training guidelines to do the Camino de Santiago by bike.

Before training, plan

As with any trip, you have to plan. In this case, pilgrimage on two wheels you have to consider different things. First of all, as you know, if you want to get the Compostela, you will have to ride the last 200 kilometres of an official Jacobean route. If you arrive in Santiago de Compostela you are entitled to this certificate, and if you arrive in Finisterre and/or Muxía, you can get the Finisterrana and/or the Muxiana. For this it is necessary to carry the Pilgrim’s Credential, and if you also want to sleep in public hostels, having it is an essential requirement.