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Girona Tour Moderate and Self Guided

Experience the very best of the fantastic Road Riding that the Girona area has to offer and discover for yourself why so many Pro's choose Girona as their training base.

  • Half board hotel
  • —Girona > Corçà
  • Activity Type
    • Route advice only
    • Point to point
  • Groups up to 20
  • Features
    • Ensuite rooms

Service

Experience the very best of the fantastic Road Riding that the Girona area has to offer and discover for yourself why so many Pro’s choose Girona as their training base.

The rides are a fantastic mix of stunning coastal scenery, quiet and rolling inland roads that take you through undoubtedly some of the most picturesque scenery on the Costa Brava. The rides have been carefully selected to take you along high quality secondary roads that reduce your exposure to traffic - even during the busier times of the year.

After riding two of the beautiful Girona routes you will cycle to the Mediterranean Sea to stay right by the water in our fantastic 4 star hotel with its ‘Spa and Treatment’ centre. This is your base for two nights, where you will experience some of the most stunning coastal riding available pretty much anywhere.

The final destination of the tour is staying in one of the timeless ‘medieval villages’ of the Baix Emporda region in a beautifully restored 4 star hotel. From your base here you will ride some of the classic rides through the Medieval Villages of the Baix Emporda region of Catalonia.

Our bike for our Road Riding holidays is the fantastic ‘Canyon Roadlite 6.0’, weighing just over 8 kg and equipped with a Canyon Carbon fibre fork, Shimano 105 groupset and a triple chainring.

Bike info:

  • Groupset: Shimano 105 Triple black (50/39/30)
  • Wheels: Mavic Aksium
  • Cassette: Shimano 105 11-28
  • Tyres: Continental Grand Prix 4000s
  • Sizes: 50cm, 52cm, 54cm, 56cm, 58cm, 60cm

We also provide you with the latest Garmin Edge 800 Series GPS with all of your routes pre-loaded to help you follow each day’s fantastic ride.

Prices for this tour:

5 day tour

  • Self-guided from 950 Euros per person
  • Private guided from 1450 Euros per person

6 day tour

  • Self-guided from 1050 Euros per person
  • Private guided from 1550 Euros per person

7 day tour

  • Self-guided from 1150 Euros per person
  • Private guided from 1650 Euros per person

Itinerary

Day 1: Girona Warm up ride - 30 km

A fantastic way to warm up and get accustomed to the un-crowded and beautiful riding that the Girona area offers. This ride is about 30 km in length and offers the opportunity to experience some of the beautiful and tranquil Girona countryside as you cycle along.

Day 2 Girona loop - 80 km

This is one of the great Girona road rides with some of the most beautiful scenery on offer in the Girona area. There is plenty of time to set your rhythm with some gentle climbing and steady descents.

Day 3: Girona to the Mediterranean Sea - 50 km

Today we leave Girona heading for the Mediterranean Sea. We cycle through the rolling Girona countryside before heading to the coast with a short climb before a lovely descent towards Sant Feliu de Guixols, where we are based for the next two nights.

Day 4: Tossa de Mar return alongside the Mediterranean Sea - 50 km

This ride is just over 50 km in length riding along the famous Tossa de Mar coastal road that was part of the ‘2009 Tour de France’ stage from Girona to Barcelona. The turn around point is the seaside town of Tossa de Mar with its stunning Citadel overlooking the blue waters of the Mediterranean sea - a great place to have a coffee before returning back to Sant Feliu de Guixols.

Day 5: Medieval Villages - 50 km

Today we head out on a beautiful and more relaxing ride that takes us through the plains of the Baix Emporda, stopping off at the timeless Medieval Villages that are dotted throughout this area. We then make our way to our final beautifully restored 4 star hotel in one of the most charming medieval villages of the area.

Day 6: Medieval Villages 2 – 65 km

We finish our week of riding exploring more of the pretty Medieval Villages of the Baix Emporda region with a visit to the beautiful hilltop village of Begur as our turn around point with stunning views to the sea and mountains from the castle.

Accommodation

The accommodation for this tour is staying in three beautiful 4 star hotels in very different and exciting locations. The tour starts in the medieval city centre of Girona city where you will spend the first two nights of your tour. After riding two of the many great rides that the ‘Professionals’ train on you cycle to the Mediterranean Sea which is your base for the next two nights, where you will experience some of the most stunning coastal riding available pretty much anywhere.

The final destination of the tour is staying in one of the timeless ‘medieval villages’ of the Baix Emporda region in a beautifully restored 4 star hotel. From your base here you will ride some of the classic rides of the ‘Les Gavarres’ range.

Location

The rides are a fantastic mix of stunning coastal scenery, quiet and hilly inland roads, challenging climbs and buzzing descents, that take you through undoubtedly some of the most picturesque scenery on the Costa Brava in Catalonia, Spain. The rides have been carefully selected to take you along high quality secondary roads that reduce your exposure to traffic - even during the busier times of the year.

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