Route advice please - Picos/North West Spain

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Route advice please - Picos/North West Spain

Post by Scott_rider » Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:06 pm

Can anyone recommend a route in The Picos/North West Spain covering about 5 days and ending up in Bilbao? We'd also like to stay in one place for 2 of those nights and do 2 day trips to break up the route a bit. We're going in June and we'll be entering the region from the Jaca/Pamplona direction. Thanks guys.
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Re: Route advice please - Picos/North West Spain

Post by Tramp » Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:36 pm

The main route in the picos is a cicuit but plenty of back roads to explore, just stock up on fuel as it aint that widly available... NAVARRA is a great area across to Bilbao... Stay off the main roads and you wont be disappointed... As for digs soz but i camp :P...

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Re: Route advice please - Picos/North West Spain

Post by RandG » Thu Feb 07, 2019 6:13 pm

Checkout ride.co.uk trips, everything you will ever need is on that site, it's where I got all my routes for the Picos and Pyrenees

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Re: Route advice please - Picos/North West Spain

Post by Froglodyte » Fri Feb 08, 2019 2:38 pm

https://www.ride.co.uk/routes-1/ride-gu ... d-portugal

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I'm using this for my upcoming trip in June

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Re: Route advice please - Picos/North West Spain

Post by Paul_C » Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:55 pm

Just follow your nose. It's really hard to find a poor road away from the coast. Pico's is good but getting busy these days. The green bits on the Michelin maps are a good guide but, frankly, it's just excellent riding throughout. Enjoy it.
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Re: Route advice please - Picos/North West Spain

Post by Tramp » Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:02 pm

The Main N621 to Riano is excellent and tge views over the lake ard nuce fuel and good food available..bug check out the p210 further south then cl627 north for some mind blowing switch backs...just make sure your brakes ard good :o :lol: ...the best roads ard off the besten track as always he who explores gets the biggest smile..

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Re: Route advice please - Picos/North West Spain

Post by SteveR » Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:07 pm

Tramp wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:02 pm
The Main N621 to Riano is excellent and tge views over the lake ard nuce fuel and good food available..bug check out the p210 further south then cl627 north for some mind blowing switch backs...just make sure your brakes ard good :o :lol: ...the best roads ard off the besten track as always he who explores gets the biggest smile..
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Re: Route advice please - Picos/North West Spain

Post by Scott_rider » Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:26 pm

Thanks guys. Route all sorted and hotels booked 8-) . We’ve included those recommended roads 8-) .
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Re: Route advice please - Picos/North West Spain

Post by Tonibe63 » Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:58 pm

Watch for the speed traps especially on the entrance roads of a town ;)
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