A walking holiday in the heart of an exceptionally beautiful region. You will discover the history of the stunning medieval villages and the historic path along the coastline, the so-called "cami de ronda".  Renowned artists such as Picasso, Dalí and Matisse fell in love with the light and the way of life of the Emporda-region. 5 walks will show you the most beautiful corners of this stunning part of the world. 

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  • Day 1 Arrival at Calella de Palafrugell
    Arrival at Palafrugell. The transfer from Palafrugell to your hotel in Calella de Palafrugell is included. We can arrange a private transfer for you from Barcelona or Gerona to the hotel.
  • Day 2 Es Castell Beach
    15.0 km
    Circular route to Es Castell Beach. Today we are going to cross the Natural Area of Castell-Cap Roig, which houses one of the last unspoilt corners of the Costa Brava, with some small creeks like Cala Estreta. We walk back through a fantastic example of Mediterranean wood.
  • Day 3 The south coastline
    12.0 km
    Lineal route, transfer to Begur in the morning. This is one of the days when we will see a bigger variety of landscapes. The path penetrates into the Mediterranean forest, crosses small and virgin coves, goes through paths with breath-taking views of the Mediterranean Sea and gets into charming villages like Tamariu, Llafranc to arrive to Calella de Palafrugell.
  • Day 4 Les Gavarres Nature Reserve
    20.0 km
    Circular tour in Les Gavarres. Close to the coast, the Gavarres Nature Reserve offers you fantastic views. Here the most important Catalonian cork oaks and maritime pine forests are located. Vegetation here is that of wet, shady areas near mountain streams, forests are made up of alders, hazels and chestnuts, contrasting with the rest of the predominantly Mediterranean territory. As for unique flora, isoetes, or quillworts, and orchids stand out, the most special of which is the “satirión de tres bulbos”. 
  • Day 5 Medieval villages
    21.0 km
    Lineal route, transfer to Peretallada in the morning Distance: 21km (it could be a shorter day starting in Pals - 11km) Today we are going to discover two of the most well conserved medieval villages in Catalonia. We start in Peretallada, one of the best examples of medieval architecture, with its fortified centre. After a nice walk along its stoned streets, we walk to Pals, which has astonishing views from the top of the village.
  • Day 6 Departure
    End of your walking holiday. We have a transfer service that can take you to Palafrugell bus station.

Every day departures between 1 March and 15 November

Selfguided price

  • Basic price: 480.00 €

Supplements prices

  • Single room: 180.00 € (Low season (March, April , May, November))
  • Half board: 225.00 € (Low season (March, April , May, November))
  • Upgraded rooms: 115.00 € (room with seaview- Low season (March, April , May, November))
  • Mid season: 65.00 € ( (June, July, September))
  • Single room: 210.00 € ( (June, July, September))
  • Half board: 225.00 € ( (June, July, September))
  • Upgraded rooms: 220.00 € (room with seaview - (June, July, September))
  • High season: 175.00 € (August)
  • Single supplement high season: 260.00 € (August)
  • Half board: 225.00 € (August)
  • Upgraded rooms: 370.00 € (room with seaview - August)

The price includes:

  • Transfer from Palafrugell to Calella de Palafrugell
  • Welcome meeting with a local guide
  • 5 nights accommodation B&B
  • 2 Transfers as described
  • Map for each day
  • GPS with the tracks for each day
  • All the tourist information about the route
  • 24/24 emergency number

 

The price does not include:

  • Flights
  • Any activity not included in the description
  • Transfer from/to Calella de Palafrugell 

PRACTICAL TOUR INFORMATION

Difficulty: Along the coast, the trails go from bay to bay without any technical difficulties, but sometimes with short and steep climbs. Through the countryside, the paths are wider with little gradient. Hiking through the forests of Gavarres can be a challenge in summer because of the heat. A good physical condition is required, but this route is suitable for all who like to hike.

Total distance: 68 km

Total walking time: 5 days of walking, 20 to 30 hours of walking

Level: easy to medium

Highlights:

- the beautiful Costa Brava trail between Calella de Palafrugell and Palamos

- Cala S'Alguer and the beach of Es Castell

- The villages Pals and Peratallada

- The amazing unspoiled nature of the Costa Brava

Languages: All information is available in Spanish, English, French and Dutch.

 
TRAVEL INFORMATION

With its airport and train station, Barcelona is the easiest way to get to Catalonia. Girona airport is a good alternative.

If you arrive at Barcelona Airport, you can take the direct bus to Girona: (www.sagalés.com). You can also take the R11 or AVE train from Barcelona to Figueres.

There is a direct bus from Palafrugell to Barcelona Airport (www.compras.moventis.es). We take care of the transfer from Calella to Palafrugell bus station on the day of departure.

Trip details
E.g., 12-08-2020
-14 years
+65 years
Supplements
Low season (March, April , May, November)
Low season (March, April , May, November)
room with seaview- Low season (March, April , May, November)
(June, July, September)
(June, July, September)
(June, July, September)
room with seaview - (June, July, September)
August
August
August
room with seaview - August
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Once you submit the form, you will be redirected to the payment platform and returned back to Trek & ride when done.

Budget

Selfguided
  • self price: 480.00 €
  • self price children: 480.00 €
  • self price senior: 480.00 €
  • single room: 180.00 €
  • half board: 225.00 €
  • upgraded rooms: 115.00 €
  • mid season: 65.00 €
  • single room: 210.00 €
  • half board: 225.00 €
  • upgraded rooms: 220.00 €
  • high season: 175.00 €
  • single supplement high season: 260.00 €
  • half board: 225.00 €
  • upgraded rooms: 370.00 €
Guided
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  • guided price children: 0
  • guided price senior: 0
  • guided price +8: 0
  • guided price 6-8: 0
  • guided price 4-5: 0
  • guided price 2-3: 0
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