Project Description


The main goal of this route is to get to know a part of the Catalan territory following the old railway lines out of service, adapted nowadays for bikes, hikers and horses and some forest tracks. This route is known as “Ruta del Carrilet”.

During this journey you can visit the most characteristic spots in the Pre-Pyrenees, Garrotxa Volcanic Zone, Girona and Costa Brava.


  • Type of route: Perfect for couples, families and friends
  • Duration: 7 nights and 8 days
  • Accomodattion: 4 Star Hotels and Rural Villas
  • Km/day: 30-50km aprox.
  • Total km: 170km aprox.
  • Difficulty: Low/medium
  • Time of year: All year
PRICE: from 1.210€/person

The package is tailor-made. Therefore, the price can be more or less depending on the requirements of the customer.


1rst DAY

Pick up from Girona Downtown or Girona Aiport (we also offer you the option to pick you up at Barcelona, but the total price would be different). Arrival at Olot, where you can visit the different towns of La Vall d’en Bas (Joanetes, Hostalets d’en Bas, La Pinya, La Canya, Sant Privat d’en Bas and Sant Esteve d’en Bas).

2nd DAY

We start the route at the hotel from Olot and following “vies verdes” we ride slightly uphill towards Coll d’en Bas (620m). Afterwards, we start a very pleasant way downhill to Amer, where we are going to spend the night in a Rural Hotel.

It is advisable to have lunch either in Les Planes d’Hostoles or Amer. These towns are located halfway between Olot and Girona and they were formerly known by their natural pools. Les Planes d’Hostoles should be pointed out by its natural pools and Amer by its Porches Plaza (considered to be the second biggest in Catalonia).

3rd DAY

We continue the route following “vies verdes” from Amer to Girona, capital of the province, where we can visit the old town, the Jewish quarter or the Cathedral. We are going to spend the night in a 4 Star Hotel located at the city centre.

4th DAY

We are going to spend the day around Girona, visiting the city with the touristic train and a local guide. This night we are going to sleep at the same 4 Star Hotel.

5th DAY

Starting the route from Girona and following “vies verdes” we arrive to S’Agaró, where we are going to spend the night in a 4 Star Hotel near the coast.

The route from Girona to the coast goes slightly uphill and reaches the highest point in Cassà de la Selva (136m).

It is advisable to stop and have lunch in Llagostera.

6th DAY

Starting the route from S’Agaró and following forest tracks, we arrive at Palamós, where we are going to spend the night in a Rural Villa. In the same villa we are going to visit a wine cellar and do a wine tasting.

7th DAY

In the last day of your route we are going to ride from Palamós to Calella de Palafrugell, following different forest tracks. We are going to spend the night in a 4 Star Hotel in Calella de Palafrugell, near the coast.

8th DAY

Time to go back. If you haven’t booked a private transport, we can bring you to Barcelona or Girona.

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



Bicycle description:                                                                                       

  • Hybrid bikes
  • Weight: 14,9 kg
  • Frame: 26”Aluminium 6061
  • Front fork: Hight quality steel
  • Shift levers: Shimano Revoshift RS36 21v
  • Brakes: Aluminium City
  • 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: 26”
  • 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


  • Helmet
  • Pump
  • Repair kit
  • Lock

                                                        (Electric bikes available on request)

You will be accomodated in different 4 Star Hotels and Rural Villas.


  • 7 nights in a 4 Star Hotels and Rural Villas with half board included
  • Ciclotouristic bike hire full equipated
  • Emergency assistance
  • Roadbook with recommendations for things to do and places to visit, advice and suggestions
  • Luggage transfer between hotels

OPTIONAL (Check prices)

  • GPS with the routes tracks
  • Elite bicycle hire
  • Guide during the route
  • Full board