Self Guided Road Bike Barcelona - Girona

From the world famous city of Barcelona you can navigate along the beautiful Costa Brava coastline to medieval cities like Figueres and Girona

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Self Guided Road Bike Barcelona - Girona

From the world famous city of Barcelona you can navigate along the beautiful Costa Brava coastline to medieval cities like Figueres and Girona

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Pyrenees / The Spanish Pyrenees —Tossa de Mar > Girona
  • Activity Type
    • Route advice only
    • Point to point
  • Groups up to 20
  • Grade
    • Relaxed riding
    • Moderate riding
  • Style
    • Flats
    • Rolling hills
  • Distances
    • 50-75km/day
    • 75-100km/day
    • under 50km/day

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Inclusions & Exclusions

Season lasts from March to October. Extra night is possible on request. All prices are based on double rooms. Price from €490, and deposit is necessary €250. High season supplement is €65.

Inclusions

  • 5 nights lodging in boutique hotels
  • Daily continental breakfast
  • One GPS per two persons with the preloaded route
  • A daily map and route sheets will be provided
  • Guided visit to the Iberian town in Ullastret
  • All taxes

Exclusions

  • Airport transfers Girona to Barcelona € 115
  • Airport transfer to Barcelona € 45
  • Airfares & Taxis
  • Half board € 105
  • Luggage transfers €380
  • Single Supplement € 150
  • Bike Rental € 160
  • Beverages

Itinerary

Day 1

Your first cycling day in Spain starts from the Olympic city of Barcelona. The Olympic games of 1992 were held in the capital of Catalonia. The first part of your cycling route, you pass Barcelona’s coast roads. You bike along the Mediterranean coastline, crossing lovely beach towns like Villassar de Mar, Sant Pol, Pineda and Lloret de Mar. The holiday resort town of LLoret de Mar is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. The nightlife attracts many youngsters from all around Europe. From Lloret de Mar its only 15 kilometres to Tossa de Mar. You will have an overnight in this cosy fisherman village. Total distance 87km - 68 Miles 345m-1136ft. Hotel in Tossa de Mar.

Day 2

Today you leave the Mediterranean Sea behind us. Inland you will discover one of the most beautiful villages in Catalonia. The medieval village of Peratallada is carved of stone. This is a must do excursion on your route! After the visit, soon you arrive the even more impressive Ullastret. The town of Ullastret lies in a quiet and magnificent landscape. On the small hill you get a fantastic view over the peaceful landscapes of the Emporda, Costa Brava, the Pyrenees Mountains and Girona. The original village was founded in the 6th century BC and was defended at the end of that century by a magnificent wall. After a prefect day with lots of history and hidden treasures you will find your rest near the swimming pool of your hotel. Total distance 68km - 42 Miles 739m-2420ft. Hotel in Torroella de Montgri.

Day 3

A relatively easy day in the saddle. Today’s stage is mostly flat with a few rolling hills. In front of your hotel you step on your road bike for another day of the beaten track. You pass tiny little villages like St.Pere Pescador and Castelló d’Empuries. The route passes through the natural reserve of Alguamolls the habitat for aquatic birds. The route leads you to the last climb before you freewheel downhill to our final destination of today, Cadaqués. Relax in this charming holiday resort village. Try a ristretto, double espresso at one of the coffee bars or indulge one of the typical Spanish paellas. Total distance 70km - 43 Miles 383m-1255ft. Hotel in Cadaqués.

Day 4

Another lovely cycling day in Catalonia! Today stage is a short stage of only 45 kilometres so plenty of time to relax. The route starts with a climb and descent to port de la Selva. You will constantly see the azure blue Mediterranean Sea. Peddle through the village of Llanca towards Peralada. In the 9th C, Peralada became one of the main capitals of Empordà throughout the medieval age. There are still many buildings and monuments left of this age. After Peralda you head inland to Figueres, the city of Salvador Dali. In this ancient town you can find the Theatre-Museum of one of the greatest artist in the world, Salvador Dali. This prominent surrealist who was born in Figueres on May 11, 1904. Total distance 45km - 28 Miles 463m-1520ft. Hotel in Figueres.

Day 5

On your last day, you have to conquer some rolling hills. On your way to Girona there are plenty opportunities to enjoy a wonderful cycling day in Spain. It’s worthwhile to stop at the biggest natural lake of Catalonia, Lake Banyoles. The lake became famous as the rowing location during the Olympics 1992. You drop into the flat lands that embrace the city of Girona. The beautiful city of Girona is the end of your cycling holiday in Spain. Immerse the old city of Girona in the evening with its large cobblestone streets and steep stairs. High heels are not recommended! Total distance 68km - 42 Miles 627m-2058ft. Hotel in Girona.

Day 6

Departure day…..Time to say goodbye, a good flight back home or else a pleasant stay in Spain. Transfers to the Airport on request.

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5 nights lodging in boutique hotels

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Cycle from Barcelona to Girona along the Mediterranean coast. The Costa Brava region has a fantastic warm and sunny climate throughout all the year. You will stay in the coastal villages of Tossa de Mar and Cadaqués. Ride the rolling hills and valleys of Catalonia in the backyards of the Costa Brava. Your start will be in Barcelona from here your cycle trip starts with the Mediterranean Sea constantly on your right hand side. You will have overnights in the ancient fisherman villages of Tossa de Mar and Cadaqués. After magnificent coastal sceneries there has to be done some climbing. You head inland to Figueres, the city of Salvador Dali. In this ancient town you can find the Theatre-Museum of one of the greatest artist in the world, Salvador Dali. This prominent surrealist who was born in Figueres on May 11,1904. Finally on your last cycling day you will cycle to the old city of Girona miles away from the crowded beaches of the Costa Brava. This tour has been specially designed with you, the passionate road cyclist in mind!

About Pyrenees

Picturesque and quieter than the Alps, no less ferocious!

About The Spanish Pyrenees

Less cycled than the French side, no less dramatic.

About Girona

Playground and permanent home of many of the top pro riders

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