A mountainbike tour along wide trails during which you will discover the inland of Catalonia, passing  along the Way of Saint James of Catalonia, and arriving at Barcelona. You will cross beautiful and diverse landscapes, forests, vineyards and nature parks. You will also visit a large number of Romanesque churches, medieval cities, rural and industrial heritage and the most important Romanesque monastery in Catalonia, Montserrat. Your route finishes in Barcelona city, with spectacular views of the coast and the inlands. Throughout the trip, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the rich Spanish gastronomy, with traditional regional cuisine and excellent wines.

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  • Day 1 WELCOME
    Arrival at your hotel in Vic. We will hold the orientation session, where your bike will be specially fitted for you and you’ll be presented with all the documentation and things you need for your trip. After our welcome meeting, it is time to take a walk around the beautiful city of Vic.
  • Day 2 CATALONIA COUNTRYSIDE
    41.0 km
    After breakfast, you will start your tour along quiet country roads, which allows you to experience the rural part of Catalonia. After reaching Collsuspina via a secondary road, you can enjoy a delicious lunch and have a beer. After the break, you will continue along very quiet rural paths until reaching your acommodation.
  • Day 3 VINEYARDS and fields
    41.0 km
    Today you will cycle along one of the oldest and most historic routes of Europe, the Camino of Santiago (the Way of Saint James). After reaching Santa Maria de l’Estany, a tiny village with a fantastic Romanesque Monastery, the route continues through beautiful Catalan meadows, with stunning views of the Pyreenes in the distance. Your accommodation is located in a quiet valley.
  • Day 4 WAY OF SAINT JAMES
    34.0 km
    Today you will be cycling along the Way of Saint James to the majestic mountain of Montserrat. As you cycle along the river Llobregat, you will pass the "tinas" a typical rural construction that was used for storing wine. To get to the monastery of Montserrat, Catalonia´s spiritual center, you will have to climb the road that meanders through the forest. Alternatively, you can take the cable train to avod the climb. You will be spending the night in the hotel next to the monastery.
  • Day 5 Montserrat and Catalan modernism
    36.0 km
    A day of contrasts. As you cycle along the majestic mountain of Montserrat, you will gradually enter a more urban landscape, dominated by the 19th century industrial heritage of the Barcelona region. . You will be following the river Llobregat, until you arrive at la Colonia Sedó. Your journey continues along quiet backroads until you reach the lively town of Terrassa. We recommend visiting the modernist heritage, market and rambla of Terrassa, where you will be staying in a 19th century house.
  • Day 6 from the meadows to the beach
    39.0 km
    On the last day of your journey you will pass two monuments that are unique in Europe, the Romanesque monastery of la Seu d'Egara and the monastery of Sant Cugat. The most rewarding part of the day is cycling into Barcelona via the nature reserve of Collserola, with unforgettable views of the city and the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Day 7 Barcelona city bike tour (optional)
    10.0 km
    Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in Europe; the city offers a large range of options for entertainment and culture that includes museums, galleries, theatres, palaces, clubs and nightlife. Optional: City bike tour: You will ride along the most important sights of Barcelona: the Gothic Quarter with the cathedral, the Old Harbour with the statue of Columbus, the Ciutadella Park, the Sagrada Familia, the Olimpic Port and Gaudi´s fabulous monuments.
  • Day 8 End of the journey
    Time to say goodbye. We will see you on the next Trek&Ride tour!

Departure all year round. Recommended from March to November.

 

Selfguided price

  • Basic price: 730.00 €

Supplements prices

  • Half board: 220.00 €
  • Single room: 260.00 €
  • Bike rental: 125.00 €
  • Ebike rental: 275.00 €
  • Extra day cycling in barcelona: 125.00 € (includes bike rental and one night in Barcelona)
  • Transfer: 160.00 € (Barcelona or Girona to Vic (max. 4 pers))
  • Transfer: 160.00 € (Vic to Barcelona or Girona airport (4 pers))

The price includes*:

  • Welcome meeting with a local guide speaking English or French
  • B&B or Half-Board with nightly meals (with water and wine)
  • 6 nights accommodation (rural hotel, 3*and 4* hotels)
  • Gps with everyday tracks and maps for every day
  • All the tourist information about the route
  • A telephone number in case of any problems
  • The transport of belongings between the hotels

 

The price does not include:

  • Flights
  • Drinks
  • Transfer to Vic, Barcelona or Girona airport on the first and last day

 

*Price per person double room

Guided price

If you wish to do this as a guided tour, please send us an email to info@trekandride.com

Level: this route can be adapted as you cycle. You can choose between a difficult (level 4 of 5) and a medium (level 3 of 5) option. You will need some mountain biking experience for this tour. The terrain varies from rural, paved roads to wide forest roads without technical difficulties. Our mountain bikes are equipped with 21 gears, front suspension and panniers. You can also rent an e-bike. The route winds through the unspoilt and unknown Catalonia, past deserted roads, small villages and iconic monuments such as the monastery of Montserrat, the historic town of Vic, the modernist buildings of Terrassa and of course the impressive metropolis of Barcelona.
 
Terrain: 60% off road and 40% backroads with a few big climbs.

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

Minimum age: We recommend children 14 or older who are used to doing sport.  

Bike: If you do not wish to travel with your bike, you can rent a bike from us. Our bikes are all fully equiped with pannier rack, pannier bag, lock, inner tube, pump, Toolkit and counterkilometres.  

 

Trip details
E.g., 09-08-2020
-14 years
+65 years
Supplements
includes bike rental and one night in Barcelona
Barcelona or Girona to Vic (max. 4 pers)
Vic to Barcelona or Girona airport (4 pers)
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: 730.00 €
  • self price children: 730.00 €
  • self price senior: 730.00 €
  • half board: 220.00 €
  • single room: 260.00 €
  • bike rental: 125.00 €
  • ebike rental: 275.00 €
  • extra day cycling in barcelona: 125.00 €
  • transfer: 160.00 €
  • transfer: 160.00 €
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  • guided price 6-8: 0
  • guided price 4-5: 0
  • guided price 2-3: 0
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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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