Our Classic Catalonia Tour combines the untamed beauty of the Pyrenees, the delicate green hills and volcanoes of the Garrotxa Nature Reserve, the medieval villages of the Empordà plains and the enchanting shores of the Costa Brava. This leisurely route allows for very easy, virtually flat cycling and goes  along mainly along secondary, light-traffic roads and the "via verde", a car-free cycle path. 

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  • Booking
  • Day 1 Arrival
    Transfer from the airport to the hotel in Olot, where you will stay for the first night. We will hold the orientation session, where your bike will be specially fitted for you and you will be presented with all the documentation and things you need for your trip.
  • Day 2 The Volcanoes
    34.0 km
    Today you will go to discover the volcano land. The Volcanic Zone of the Garrotxa represents the most characteristic volcanic landscape of the Iberian Peninsula with about forty volcanic cones and more than twenty streams of lava. There are two possibilities for cycling, one easier and the other more difficult. You can chose which one you prefer!
  • Day 3 The Green Way
    60.0 km
    Route from Olot to Girona along the Greenway (old railway), visiting the beautiful valley of La Vall d'en Bas, known as the “Catalan Switzerland”, with its stunning scenery and typical villages such as Sant Privat d'en Bas and Hostalets d'en Bas. After the “Coll d’en Bas” (620 m) you will follow the Burgent river valley to La Cellera, where you reconnect with the river Ter, which continues to Girona.
  • Day 4 Costa Brava and the mediterranean Sea
    47.0 km
    The route goes from Girona to the coast, following the ancient railway called "El carrilet", a 40 km long cycle path. You will reach Sant Feliu, with its wonderful seaport and a rich cultural and historic heritage. Accommodation in front of the sea, at the lovely beach of Sant Pol.
  • Day 5 Along the Costa Brava
    31
    This day, the itinerary goes along the coast to Calella following the Palamós bay. You can visit the most important villages in the area, Platja d´Aro and Palamós, with its interesting fishing port and its exquisite fishes. The inland is a region of vineyards. Accommodation in the old fishing village of Calella de Palafrugell, which still retains its original charm.
  • Day 6 Medieval villages (loop from Calella de Palafrugell)
    38.0 km
    Route towards the inland of Baix Empordà where you will swiftly succumb to the charm of the region's ancient towns. You will cross medieval villages and towns that are mere dots on the map become quaint terracotta coloured settlements the closer you get. Peratallada and Pals are worth prising yourself away from the beach. Drift from town to town, stopping off for a glass of the region's wine and flavoursome tapas in the tiny local bars.
  • Day 7 Calella de Palafrugell – Departure
    Free day in Calella and transfer to the airport or the departure point or...why not to stay two or three days more to enjoy one of the most beautiful sites of Costa Brava.

For self-guided: From 1st March to 15th July and from 1st September to 1st November. From 15th July and August, please ask us for availability and prices.

For a minimum of two cyclists, we can organize a guided tour at any time of the year. For more information regarding guided tours please contact us at info@trekandride.com

Selfguided price

  • Basic price: 675.00 €
  • Children's price: 525.00 € (under 14 years old)

Supplements prices

  • High season: 100.00 € (15th June – 15th July and 1st – 15th September - Adults)
  • High season: 50.00 € (15th June – 15th July and 1st – 15th September - Children)
  • Half board: 240.00 €
  • Single room: 260.00 €
  • Start another day: 50.00 € (Supplement to start any other day )
  • Transfer: 240.00 € (To Barcelona airport (maximum 4 pax) )
  • Transfer: 80.00 € (To Girona airport (maximum 4 pax) )
  • Transfer: 90.00 € (To Figueres (maximum 4 pax) )
  • Bike rental: 75.00 € (for children (we have different sizes))
  • Bike rental: 105.00 €
  • Ebike rental: 215.00 €

*Price starting on Saturday. If you want start another day, there is a supplement. 

The price includes:

  • Transfer from the airport to Olot the first day (On Saturdays, there is only one group transfer at 16h from Barcelona airport). 
  • Welcome meeting by a local guide speaking English, French and German
  • Accommodation and breakfast and nightly meals for HF option
  • GPS with everyday tracks
  • Maps for each day
  • All the tourist information about the route
  • The transport of belongings between overnight stays
  • A telephone number in case of any problems 24/24

 

The price does not include:

  • Flights
  • Rental bike
  • Travel insurance
  • Last day transfer from Calella de Palafrugell to Girona or Barcelona airport

OUR RECOMMENDATIONS

Our classic tour of Catalonia takes you from the volcanic zone of the Garrotxa to the sea and allows you to visit the medieval villages of the inland of the Costa Brava. This is a very easy cycling tour with hardly any climbing, using the “via verde” cycle path and small backroads. It is an an easy route without major challenges that takes you through a wide variety of stunning landscape. 

HIGHLIGHTS
​-The medieval villages of Peratallada and Pals
​-The volcanoes of La Garrotxa
-The historic city of Girona
-The Costa Brava
-The fishing village of Calella de Palafrugell

FURTHER INFORMATION

Level: Easy. Level 1 of 5.

Terrain: 60% gravel (cyclist path) and 40% road

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

Minimum age: We recommend children 10 or older who are used to doing sport.

 

TRANSPORT INFORMATION

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

There is a direct bus from Barcelona Airport to Palafrugell (www.compras.moventis.es). The same bus service continues to l'Escala. There is also the regional train (R11) which has a good connection from the Barcelona Sants train station to the train station of Gerona.

 

 

 

 

Trip details
E.g., 09-08-2020
-14 years
+65 years
Supplements
15th June – 15th July and 1st – 15th September - Adults
15th June – 15th July and 1st – 15th September - Children
Supplement to start any other day
To Barcelona airport (maximum 4 pax)
To Girona airport (maximum 4 pax)
To Figueres (maximum 4 pax)
for children (we have different sizes)
Contact person
Payment method
Once you submit the form, details and instructions for payment will be sent by mail.
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: 675.00 €
  • self price children: 675.00 €
  • self price senior: 675.00 €
  • high season: 100.00 €
  • high season: 50.00 €
  • half board: 240.00 €
  • single room: 260.00 €
  • start another day: 50.00 €
  • transfer: 240.00 €
  • transfer: 80.00 €
  • transfer: 90.00 €
  • bike rental: 75.00 €
  • bike rental: 105.00 €
  • ebike rental: 215.00 €
Guided
  • guided price: 0
  • 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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More information

These prices are approximate. In order to finish this pre-booking, and depending on the trip, a deposit between 20% and 100% of total price is required. Once this deposit has been made, the Trek & Ride team will contact you as soon as posible to confirm availability and final price.

We will need the complete data of all the passengers. For some holidays, we will need also specific data as heigh, weight, diets, transport, and so on...

The insurance is an essential need four our clients. However, we recommend that you go through the insured amounts and compare them to other insurances to ensure you have the appropriate level of insurance in the event of any incident. In Europe, the European Healthcare card E-115 will give you Access to medical attention; you should request it at your local healthcare centre or hospital. This card is individual and non-transferable.

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