Catalonia: Girona to Costa Brava

From Olot surrounded by mountains and volcanoes to the Mediterranean seaside in San Feliu de Guixols on the Costa Brava, you will enjoy the beautiful varied of Catalania landscapes on this cycling trip.
Spending some time in the old town of Girona, discover its cathedral and old fortifications and get inspired by its medieval atmosphere. Girona is one of the major cities in Northern Spain, and it is rich in history.

Luxurious green valleys, rivers, vineyards, olive groves, coastal paths and well preserved Costa Brava beaches, without forgetting the charm of the medieval city of Girona, this bike tour truly captures the breathtaking beauty of Northern Spain.

This tour is 70% on paths and road bikes are not available.

Price from : 1190 €
BIKE INCLUDED
Region : Catalonia
Duration : 6 Days / 5 Nights
Level : Casual or Hobby
Trip : Self-guided
Activity : Biking
Dates : Starts any day

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Day 1 :   Arrive in Girona

We meet you at Girona Airport or train station and take you to the mountain town of Olot where you will have a personalized orientation and bike fitting at your hotel.

Dinner included.

Day 2 :   Cycle to Olot and the Volcanoes

Option 1 : 19 Miles - 31 Km  Option 2 : 23 Miles - 37 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 445 Meters  Elevation gain 2 : 290 Meters 

Today you will explore the Garrotxa region around Olot, famous for its volcanic landscape. There is also a very good museum dedicated to the subject in Olot which is worth exploring. The Garrotxa's Volcanic Zone is the best example of volcanic terrain on the Iberian Peninsula. It has 40 volcanic cones and more than 20 lava flows. The mountain landscape, the sun and climate provide a variety of vegetation, often exuberant, with holm oaks, common oaks and beech trees of exceptional value to the landscape.

An easier option takes you to Santa Pau before returning for your second night in Olot.

Day 3 :   Ride back to Girona

Distance 1 : 37 Miles - 59 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 362 Meters 

From Olot (at 440m above sea level) the Carrilet Greenway is markedly downhill to Girona (at 70m) so you will Girona through the verdant countryside with very little effort!

This route crosses through magnificent scenery of cultural value. It begins in the Garrotxa volcanic area and reaches the Ter valley and on to the pasturelands of Salt and Girona. Tonight you will stay in Girona where you will discover the old town (the Jewish Quarter) of Girona next to the magnificent Gothic Cathedral. Do not forget the tapas in the numerous bars and restaurants in Girona!

Day 4 :   Visit Girona and its surroundings

Distance 1 : 19 Miles - 31 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 380 Meters 

Today you can choose to stay and visit the nice city of Girona and make some shopping or ride in the charming villages in the countryside around the city.

Day 5 :   Girona to Sant Feliu de Guixols

Distance 1 : 27 Miles - 44 Km 
Elevation gain 1 : 212 Meters 

Following the cycle path, a converted railway line called 'ElCarrilet', this ride brings you to the Mediterranean Coast . You will arrive in Sant Feliu with its wonderful seaport and old monastery.

Day 6 :   Departure from Girona

After breakfast we will transfer you back to Girona train station at 9:30am.

Average / Day : Distance : 40.40 Km / 25.00 Miles - Elevation gain : 337.80 Meters

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Day : 1, 2

Having a functional design this hotel near of Olot, offers everything necessary to satisfy the basic needs. All rooms include services like full bathroom, television, telephone and heating and air-conditioning. Designed to offer its guests all the comforts and a good price. It has a wide range of facilities and services such as large function rooms for holding all types of conventions and events and it has a swimming pool. Surrounded by a beautiful landscape, it is the ideal place for enjoying a quiet holiday in an unbeatable natural environment.


Day : 3, 4

Located in the historical and commercial heart of Girona, in an old building which has been completely renovated on 2009, Hotel Nord 1901 Girona offers sophisticated and comfortable rooms and apartments equipped with plenty of details. Hotel Nord 1901 Girona has the only garden with swimming pool in the centre of the city, as well as several conference rooms with direct access to our garden for celebrating all kinds of events.


Day : 5

This Mediterranean-style hotel is ideal for a beach break on one of the prettiest bays along the whole Costa Brava. It lies just 30 m from Sant Pol beach in beautiful S'Agaró. Use the Van der Valk Hotel Barcarola as a base to spend a peaceful holiday on the golden beaches of nothern Catalonia. After a day in the warm sunshine, cool off with a refreshing dip in the hotel’s own outdoor swimming pool. Start each day with the hotel’s delcious buffet breakfast. Then, each evening, enjoy dinner in the hotel restaurant or out on the terrace which surrounds the swimming pool. Accompany this tasty meal with a fine Spanish wine.


Day : 1, 2

The Hotel Riu Olot is located in Olot-Girona, surrounded by mountains, sensational valleys and panoramic views. Just 3 minutes from the city centre, this hotel is the ideal place for enjoying nature and calmness, not forgetting the hotel’s excellent quality and service. The hotel offers spacious and pleasant roomswith unique views. In our restaurant, you’ll sample a wide variety dishes on offer at the breakfast buffet as warm sunlight shines into the room. If you’d like to try typical dishes from the region and the best menus we strongly recommend you to discover the delicious restaurants of Olot, not to mention the wide variety of tastes awaiting you in the bakeries.


Day : 3, 4

Located in the historical and commercial heart of Girona, in an old building which has been completely renovated on 2009, Hotel Nord 1901 Girona offers sophisticated and comfortable rooms and apartments equipped with plenty of details. Hotel Nord 1901 Girona has the only garden with swimming pool in the centre of the city, as well as several conference rooms with direct access to our garden for celebrating all kinds of events.


Day : 5

S’Agaró Hotel is located in the heart of the Costa Brava, in the exclusive, idyllic bay of S'Agaró, one of the Costa Brava’s most prestigious enclaves, a pioneer in quality holidays, internationally recognised for its select, glamorous surroundings.

Bikes available for your tour

The characteristics of this bike are presented as an example and are not guaranteed
Please note that any bike changes during the trip may incur an extra fee.

SCOTT SUB SPORT 20 - ( or equivalent)
Hybrid bike - Standard
INCLUDED

The SCOTT SUB Sport 20 (or equivalent) features a sporty trekking geometry that suits trips of all distances. Equipped with a Shimano 30 speed transmission, integrated front and rear lights, a custom Racktime carrier and compatibility with Snap'it accessories, this bike is begging to go on an adventure.

All sizes available: S, M, L, XL.

-Frame: SUB Sport 20 6061 Tig welding

-Fork: SF14 NEX DS HLO PM 700C

-Shifters : Shimano Deore SLM 590

-Chain ring & crank arms: Shimano FC-T3010 Black 48x38x26

-Cassette: Shimano CS-HG200-9 11-34 T Black

-Brakes: Tektro Disc Brake SCH-F15

-Stem: JD-ST103A

-Saddle: Syncros Urban Commuter 2.5

-Seat post: HL SP-56

-Rims/Spokes: X12 Disc, 32h / Pillar Steel 14G

-Tires: Continental City Ride II or Schwalbe Spicer or Marathon

-Weight: 17 kg / 37.48 lbs

Your bike rental comes with 2 bags (1 Rear pannier + 1 front pannier) so you can easily carry your staff during your ride.

Included with your bike rental :

-Helmet

-Lock

-Hand pump

-2 spare tubes

-Rear pannier

-Toolkit

-Tire levers

-Patch kit

-1 souvenir water bottle

-Pedals are included, flat by default or toe straps on request

Please note that any bike changes during the trip may incur an extra fee.

Accessories


INCLUDED

GPS are included on most of our tours since 2008. We change the units every 2 years and always invest in the best models. Simple to use, easy to read, yet sophisticated devices they are available on all of our tours. The routes described in your roadbook are stored as tracks in the GPS unit. You simply have to follow the line shown on the GPS, and enjoy. 1 GPS for every 1-3 people


INCLUDED

Our roadbooks are complete packages of information that will help you to guide yourself through the itinerary that we have planned and laid out. We have invested significant time and incorporated the feedback of our customers over many years (since 1997!) to make our roadbooks even better. Our roadbooks include: color maps, highlighted routes, touristic information, orientation points to reach hotels, and easy to follow step by step directions (cue-sheets). Please note that for custom itineraries you will not have cue sheets. Only maps and GPS routes.

Rates vary according to the availability of hotels and seasons.
Contact our sales team for more information and an exact rate based upon your travel dates.

Included

  • 5 nights of accomodation in superior hotels of charm with private shower and/or bath
  • Daily breakfast at each hotel
  • 3 dinners included
  • All luggage transfers
  • Arrival transfer from Girona to your hotel in Olot
  • Departure transfer from Sant Feliu to Girona
  • Hybrid bike rental included
  • Orientation in person with our local guide
  • Detailed ROAD BOOK, including details maps, touristic information, step by step itinerary and cue sheets
  • 1 GPS GARMIN OREGON for 3 people
  • Comprehensive trip literature
  • Technical and emergency support available at all times

What's not included

  • Airfare to and from the trip
  • Lodging before and after the trip
  • Drinks
  • Some meals are not included in each destination, which gives you the opportunity to explore regional cuisine on your own. You will find all information needed with our team support in your roadbook.

Price from & per person Double occupancy Single supplement
(traveling with a group)
Solo traveler
(traveling alone)
Standard 1190 € 180 € 1590 €
Upgraded 1350 € 300 € 1820 €

*Please contact us for triple room rates

Accessories
GPS Included
Biking Roadbook Included
Bikes available Options per person
Hybrid Bike Rental Included
Electric Assisted Bike 120 €



Please note that any bike changes during the trip may incur an extra fee.
Bot scann is mandatory