The best airport for you to arrive into is Girona airport From there, we will transfer you the 20 minute journey to Girona city centre to start your cycling holiday. All our trips are flexible and so if you prefer to arrive into Barcelona, please let us know. Barcelona is approximately an hour and a half from Girona.
After a short transfer to Olot, your adventure into the heart of Catalonia begins. Your first ride starts in Garrotxa where you will be cycling over ancient volcanoes and through farmland, known as La Fagenda. This unique combination of landscapes have formed an oak and beech tree forest which is a Site of Special Scientific Interest. It’s the perfect place for you enjoy a ride as you cycle through cool and quiet woodland.
Staying in the La Garrotxa region, today’s ride leads you up into the mountains and the Rectoria. You’ll ride a small climb up to Vento, upon which you’ll come across a hidden hotel and restaurant in the mountains overlooking Olot. This is your lunch stop before you descend down the valley leading to the hidden paradise of Gorges Moli dels Murris. You will be greeted by the glistening waters of the lake, set within the quiet surroundings of the forest.
Today you will ride the Greenway path, a disused railway line offering you traffic free roads. The path stretches from the mountains to the coast, dissecting rural land and ancient volcanoes. You will cycle back into Girona to enjoy one of its best restaurants, offering delicious local cuisine served in a buzzing atmosphere.
Southern Emporda is a haven for medieval villages and ruins. Noted for their wine and olive oil production, the villages are brimming with character. You will enjoy gentle riding today stopping off to explore these hamlets as you ride from hilltop to hilltop.
Today is the final day of cycling and it is one of the most enjoyable in the region. Vall de Llemena is your first stop. It’s a natural, peaceful and agricultural haven and a perfect place to relax and simply take in its beauty. For lunch we recommend somewhere in the village of Canet d’Adri for traditional tapas to fuel the afternoon ride.
Today we will provide you a return transfer back to the airport but as our holidays are flexible, if you would like to stay longer in Catalunya, perhaps visiting Barcelona, we can organise that for you.
With its fiercely patriotic people and its own language, Catalonia feels distinct from the rest of the country. The stunning medieval city of Girona is the jewel in northern Catalonia’s crown, with its imperious architecture and hidden cobbled streets. Your ride begins in Girona taking in Catalonian hill top villages and plains. From the paella and seafood to its unrivalled tapas, this region offers superb dining, cultural exploration and magical cycling.