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This trip is Self Guided allowing you to discover the area and explore on your own but we can arrange guiding if you prefer. 
This trip is ideal for Newcomers & Families and Cycling Breaks with Friends.
British Cycling say: Drink plenty of water. Check out our advice on keeping hydrated on the bike.
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TRIP HIGHLIGHT WHAT WE LOVE

If you're a foodie, this is the holiday for you. Catalonia offers unrivalled cuisine from local hearty dishes to some of the best seafood imaginable. The tour includes a cooking class from a local chef where you will eat what you prepare, evening meals including one in a mountain top restaurant, as well as a lunch in a 700 year old market square. The food is delectable and so we include some of the best local dinners, not to mention, the liquer, wine and olive oil tasting in local farmhouses. 

You will ride small and manageable distances allowing you to enjoy the food, immerse yourself in the rich culture of the region and enjoy the magnificent medieval villages all under Mediterranean blue skies.   
DAY 1Arrival

Arrive into Barcelona or Girona airport and we will transfer you to Girona to start your trip.

DAY 2Olot to Sant Miquel de Pineda

After a transfer to Olot, your adventure awaits. Your first ride begins in Garrotxa cycling over ancient volcanoes and farmland, known as La Fagenda. This unique combination of landscapes have fo...Show More

DAY 3Circular Sant Miquel de Pineda

Staying in the La Garrotxa region, today's ride leads you up into the mountains and  the Rectoria. Embrace the ascent to Vento, upon which you'll come across a hidden hotel and restaurant in...Show More

DAY 4Sant Miquel de Pineda to Girona

Today you will ride the Greenway path. A former railway line, positioned from the mountains to the coast it is solely used by cyclists so you'll have no traffic to contend with. As you cycle thro...Show More

DAY 5Medieval Villages

Southern Emporda is a haven for medieval villages and ruins. Noted for their wine and olive oil production, the villages are brimming with character. Stop off and explore these hamlets as you hop...Show More

DAY 6Circular Vall de Llémena

It's the final day of cycling so you will end on a high. Vall de Llemena is your first stop. Natural, peaceful and agricultural it is the perfect place to relax and simply take in its beauty. For...Show More

DAY 7Departure

After breakfast at the hotel it's time to continue with your onward travel. 

AREA
INFORMATION

The stunning medieval city of Girona is the jewel in northern Catalonia’s crown. Your ride begins here and takes in the stunning Catalonia hills and coastlines. The region offers superb dining, cultural exploration and magical cycling.

Weather
INFORMATION

The weather in Catalonia makes it one of the reasons why it has become such a popular cycling destination. The cycling season can begin as early as March and April which offers cool Spring riding. The summer is warm but not usually sweltering like some other Mediterranean destinations and the Autumn cycling season can last sometimes until late November. 

PACKAGE DETAILS MORE INFORMATION

Your accommodation will be a combination of hotels and a local farmhouse.
You will be met and collected at Girona airport on your arrival and be provided with a transfer back to the airport on your final day. There is also the possibility of being met at Barcelona if you prefer although this is a longer transfer.  
Your stay will be bed and breakfast in the hotels but we have also included 4 evening meals in some of the best local restaurants in Catalonia, as well as a lunch in a 700 year old market square.  
is a self guided holiday allowing you to explore Catalonia at your own pace. The holiday includes daily rides, 5 in total which will be provided to you along with route books, maps and GPS. These will be sent to you once you have booked your holiday with Love Velo and each file will be titled with a short description of the ride and the distance. If you would like to see the profile of each route, we recommend that you download the files before your holiday and open them with a GPS viewer such as this. If you would like guiding instead, please just ask our cycle experience team.  
Your bags will be collected when you move hotel and taken from your accommodation to the next night’s accommodation. We suggest you keep a day bag with you for all your essentials. 
You will enjoy a cooking class courtesy of a local chef and enjoy the meal you helped prepare.

You wine and olive oil tasting will be hosted at Local Market,  one of the most chic delicatessens in Girona. Get a taste for some of the local wines and olive oils..
One of the highlights of the holiday is enjoying Ratafia tasting in farmhouse. Ratafia is a local liqueur only made in Catalunya. With no set recipe and over 40 ingredients that have to be harvested at different times of the year, it is a complicated drink to produce. Enjoy some of the different varieties under the guidance of the owner of the house and Ratafia connoisseur.
If you choose not to have a guide, you will want to know that your bike is in great condition and that you won’t have any mechanical problems during your ride. Our bikes are extremely well serviced and maintained but in the very unlikely event there is a mechanical issue with the bike (not including basic maintenance such as slipped chains or punctures), we will provide you with an emergency number for someone to come out and repair or replace your bike.
Your bike will come equipped with essential tools for you to repair a puncture, replace an inner tube or fix a slipped chain.  
Travel to Spain is not included but please ask our cycling experience team if you would like us to book flights for you to Girona or Barcelona. 
We consider travel insurance to be essential. Accordingly, it is a condition of making a booking through us that you have suitable insurance cover for the booking you have made and any activities which you expect to take part in. This insurance as a minimum should cover cancellation, baggage loss, accidents and health issues while you are away. We also recommend that you take your policy details with you when you travel. Please ask our cycling experience team if you would like us to arrange travel insurance for you.   
This is a self guided holiday but we can arrange guiding for you if you prefer. Please just ask our cycling experience team what we can provide.