Bicycle transportation services along the Camino de Santiago
CORREOS transfers your bicycle along the Camino. We send it to your starting point and back once you have finished.
If you have decided to cycle the Camino, Correos can send your bicycle to your designated starting or finishing point. Our full bicycle transportation service, the PAQ BICICLETA, can be booked for Spain or Europe at any branch of Correos. Your bicycle will be insured and we package your bike without disassembling it.
1. SEND YOUR BICYCLE TO START THE CAMINO DE SANTIAGO:
If you want to send your bicycle to your starting point, please pup in to any of our branches to book the Paq Bicicleta. Our staff will supply you special packaging so that you can pack and send your bicycle and a tracking number you can use on our website www.correos.es.
You can send your bike to the branch of Correos nearest to your starting point (we will store it for 15 days for free) and, if your Camino begins in Roncesvalles, we will send it to the hostel.
To ensure that your bicycle is there on time, please allow three or four working days before your planned to start. For any further help or queries, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
2. FINISHING THE CAMINO:
If you have already completed the Way and you need to take your bicycle back home from Santiago or the place where you decide to finish the Camino, simply pop into the nearest post office and we will send your bicycle back from there. In Santiago de Compostela we have a branch 150 metres away from the Cathedral, in Rúa do Franco 4, and another one by the bus station, in Rúa Ánxel Casal, and a pilgrim support office at the Pilgrim’s Office in calle Carretas.
Send your bicycle to the pilgrim’s hostel in Roncesvalles. You can check the prices at the Correos post ofices.
*Roundtrip transportation is charged as two separate bookings.
If your cycling the Camino de Santiago, we also have other services for you:
This video shows how our Paq Bicicleta and other pilgrim services work:
We transfer your rucksack
So that you can travel light along the Camino de Santiago
We transfer your rucksack or suitcase from your accommodation at one stage to the next!! This way, your walk is more comfortable, your bag is lighter and you can enjoy every step of the Camino. We will take your luggage every day to your next hostel or hotel.
Bicycle transportation services
We send your bicycle to your starting or finishing point
Decide where you want to start the Camino and we will send your bicycle there from any branch of Correos. Once you finish the Camino de Santiago you can go to the nearest post office and send it back home again. Your bicycle will be insured and we package your bike without disassembling it.
For everything you want in or out of your rucksack
With our Paq Peregrino you can send suitcases or parcels to any point along the Camino (hostels, hotels, branches of Correos, etc) so that you have your personal belongings when you arrive. You can therefore have extra clothes or other items and not only the ones you carry along the Way. You can also send back whatever you have in your daily rucksack that you no longer need.
So that you have nothing to worry about other than just enjoying the Camino
Correos offers a prepaid card that is not linked to a bank account. In this way, you can defort walk the Camino without taking your credit or debit cards with you. You only have to put the money on the card that you are going to need and then top up again if your balance is low. This is a simple, safe and comfortable way of taking your money along the Camino.
Stamping Your Credential
So that you have the best stamps on your Pilgrim's Passport
Branches of Correos along the Camino de Santiago stamp your Credential or Pilgrim's Passport with our special stamps. Many of these stamps represent important tourist attractions from that particular place to help you remember your jorney.
Sending parcels along the Camino de Santiago
Send your parcels without having to go along to a branch of Correos!
You can send a parcel from any of the over one-hundred branches of CORREOS located along the Camino de Santiago and additionally from some of our “Tiendas Amigas del Camino”, a network of shops and accommodation from where you can send parcels any time of the day. This service will help you to get rid of things from your luggage that you no longer need. You can also buy souvenirs or some typical products without having to worry about carrying them with you.
Lockers in Santiago
So that you can freely visit the Cathedral or enjoy the city
Our Pilgrim's Office at Rúa do Franco, 150 metres from the Plaza del Obradoiro, has lockers. You can leave your rucksack, suitcase, bike or trekking pole before you go into the Cathedral or you can wander around Santiago without having to worry about your luggage.
To help you with anything you may need
We have over 150 branches of Correos along all the Caminos. We will be delighted to welcome you and help you with anything you need.