Northern Route stage 07: Bilbao - Portugalete


This stage passes through...

Bilbao, Altamira, Urgozo, Retuerto, Sestao, Portugalete

Outstanding destinations


Route belonging to:
The Way of Saint James

Name of route:
Northern Route

19,60 km

Mode of transport
  • Bicycle

  • Walking

Main difficulties
This stage begins in the centre of Bilbao, where pilgrims need to take the Paseo de Uribitarte avenue and then stay on the bank of the estuary until Zorrotza, then continue on the BI-3739 road until Sestao. Then the route goes down to the estuary again and continues to Portugalete along the avenue. Cyclists can complete the whole stage by following the left bank of the Bilbao estuary.