Arrive in Barcelona or Girona and we will be waiting to take you to the hotel. Check in and relax or explore the wonderful medieval town of Girona. You can pick up your bicycle the day you arrive and your meeting point is located a few hundred metres from a number of great hotels that we use.
The Els Ã€ngels loop is one of the most famous rides in Girona and we recommend you try this today. It is a favourite of the pros that live and train here. It's a great welcome to Girona too as the route crosses the Les Gavarres mountains twice but the ride is a relatively realxing 60km route. You can also follow the 2009 Tour de France route out to CassÃ de la Selva.
Today's ride is approximately 60km with an ascent of 1000m.
This ride gives you a taste of the 2009 Tour de France. You will ride along the famous coastal road, one of the most stunning sections of road you can experience on a bike. The ride is tough with plenty of undulating sections and punchy climbs but this ride is a must if you're in Girona.
Today's cycling is approximately 100km with 1,500m of climbing.
Today is a challenging ride, gradually ascending all day into the southern Pyrenees. You will experience some beautiful, scenic roads along the way and the ride finishes today in the mountain village of Camprodon.
Today's cycling is approximately 92km with 1,835m of vertical ascent.
Today offers a truly spectacular ride. You will experience breathtaking views, the best of which is atop the climb of the ride, Mare de Déu del Mont. The climb is lengthy and offers a challenging day in the saddle but it's relatively gradual ascent means that no part of the day is too punchy.
Today's cycling is approximately 154km with 3,650m of vertical ascent.
Vallter 2000 has featuredin both the Vuelta a EspaÃ±a and Volta a Catalunya and is therefore recognised as a very famous Catalonian climb. The climb is one of only four climbs in the area that climbs to over 2000m. Keep plenty in the legs during the start of the day as although the climb is steady, there are some steep sections exceeding 10%. The views from the Vallter 2000 ski resort are spectacular.
Today's cycling is approximately 45km with 1,231m of vertical ascent.
What goes up must come down. Today, you will indeed be going down! A reverse of Day 4, you will descend across the southern Pyrenees on this magical ride. You have 95km with almost 75% of it being downhill. Prepare for an incredible descent.
Today's cycling is approximately 95km with a vertical ascent of 900m.
Check out from your hotel and we will take you back to the airport for your return flight home.