Girona is home to over eighty professional riders and from here, you can ride into the Spanish Pyrenees. This is an incredible 8 day tour with scenic, beautiful and challenging riding. Epic, climbs are followed by exhilarating descents in this stunning section of the Pyrenees. Available Dates:
1-8 May 2018
8-15 July 2018
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...Show More and your meeting point is located a few hundred metres from a number of great hotels that we use.
DAY 2Els Angels
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 a...Show Mores 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.
DAY 3Sant Grau
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...Show More 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 vil...Show Morelage 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 challengin...Show Moreg 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.
DAY 6â€‹Vallter 2000
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 ...Show Moreclimbs 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.
DAY 7Camprodon to Girona
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 bein...Show Moreg 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.
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 much longer transfer.
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.
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.