Project Description

GIRONA COSTA BRAVA TOUR

The best way to know the history and culture of a territory is cycling on its countryside roads to discober the scenary.

Costa Brava is hidding a lot of locations and national parks of historical and landscape interest that you’ll discover day by day.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION:

  • Type of route: Perfect for families, groups and couples
  • Duration: 5 days / 4 nights
  • Accomodattion: 3* and 4* Hotels
  • Km/day: 70km approx.
  • Km. total: 280km
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Time of year: From March to October
PRICE: From 405€/person
Day 1- Arrival in Girona

Arrival in Girona. Settle down in a 4* Hotel in the center of the city. Enjoy and explore the old city, it’s monumental cathedral and the old Jewish Quarter, the “Call jueu”. Take the famouse views of the city from the footbridges over the Onyar river. Dine at some typical restaurants that provide a perfect mediterranean meals.

Day 2 – Girona- Palamos

Your first cycle will spent on the green way that it’s the railway line now used as a cycle track called “the Carrilet”.

You’ll cycle from Girona toward the sea. There will be some interesting towns to stop in along the way. Your lunch time will be in the coastal town of Sant Feliu de Guíxols. After that, you’ll go through the coastal road  to Palamós hotel.

Day 3 Palamós- Roses

The second day, a small country lanes will bring you  around the coast. This route will take you through the most import coastal towns that you can visit. The views along this tour are blessed with breathtaking scenerys. You’ll follow that paths through Parc Natural dels Aiguamolls de l’Empordà before reaching the hotel in Roses.

 

Day 4 Roses- Besalú

On day 3 you will cycle through the flat cultivated landscapes of the Alt Empordà area. This is a land of rich soils, water and a benign climate which produces excellent wines, fruit and vegetables. Around midday you’ll arrive on the historic town of Peralada which is an important winemaking. After that, you’ll cycle  to Besalú, another medieval town which will be your lodging .

Day 5 Besalú- Girona

After a night in the picturesque village of Besalú, the final cycling day along small country roads will take you to your final destination, Girona. This paths offers you a typical mountain scenery and it makes you discover the biggest natural lake in Catalonia located in Banyoles. After a cycle around the lake, you’ll take the path to Girona.

A bicycle specialist will deliver your hire bike and adjust it to your specifications. We provide you with fully equipped touring bicycles.

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Bicycle description:                                                                                       Equipment:

  • Hybrid bikes                                                                                                    Helmet
  • Weight: 14,9 kg                                                                                               Pump
  • Frame: 28”Aluminium 6061                                                                        Repair kit
  • Front fork: Hight quality steel                                                                     Lock
  • Shift levers: Shimano Revoshift RS36 21v                                                Rear panniers
  • Brakes: Aluminium City                                                                               Map carrier
  • Front Derailleur: Shimano TX51
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano TX35D 7v
  • Chainwheel: Shimano M131 170mm 28/38/48T
  • Freewheel: Shimano TZ21 7v 14/28T
  • Chain: KMC Z51
  • Wheels: 28”
  • Front hub: Aluminium A15F
  • Rear hub: Aluminium A1ER 7V
  • Rim: Aluminium
  • Tires: CST C1118 700X35
  • Pedals: Conor City
  • Handlebar: Aluminium City
  • Stem: Adjustable City
  • Head Parts: Semi integrated 1 1/8

                                                        (Electric bikes available on reque

During this trip, you’ll accomodate in a ……

Day 1  in Girona

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Day 2 in Palamos

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Day 3 in Empuriabrava

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Day 5 in Besalú

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INCLUDED

  • Accomodation in 3 and 4*hotel double room with breakfast (check for a triple or quadruple room)
  • Rent full equipad hybrid bikes
  • Emergency assistance
  • Luggage transfer from hotels to hotel
  • Roadbook with recommendations for things to do and places to visit, advices and suggestions.

NO INCLUDED

  • Half Board
  • Transfer from/to airport
  • Guide service
  • GPS
  • Extra nigh on last day of the tour in Girona.
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