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Rome to Santiago

NAPoulos44

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My friend and I cycled the Camino Frances in September 2006 and it was a life changing experience. Now we are planning to cycle from Rome to Santiago. Problem is that I am having a hard time putting together the routes through Italy and France I am looking for low traffic routes mainly, but I am curious about riding on the Via Aurelia in Italy as it seems like the most direct route and quite a bit easier in terms of variance in elevation than going up the middle of Italy. Any suggestions on guide books or routes etc., would be greatly appreciated.

Cheers,
 

erinlempriere

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Re: Rome to Santiago...a success???

Hello,

Well interesting to find your post (that is near 12months old now)....because I was about to post such a similar one!
I also did the Frances route (but by foot), a couple of years ago, and now am heading to Rome to bike to Santiago (via del Norte).
I've been struggling with mapping a good route through Italy and France before meeting up with the Camino.....

I wonder if you ended up doing your mission proposed, and if so...would you mind sharing any advice with me??

Thanks kindly

Kiwi
 

newfydog

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
Pamplona-Santiago, Le Puy- Santiago, Prague- LePuy, Menton- Toulouse, Menton- Rome, Canterbury- Lausanne, Chemin Stevenson, Voie de Vezelay
Are you riding a road bike or mountain bike? On a mountain bike one can follow the routes quite well, but it seems many people simply string the towns together by road bike.

I'm making some progress on getting a pre-publication guide of the route from the Italian border to Arles:

the-arles-route/topic6953.html
 

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