Grade

Moderate

When

March-Oct

2* and 3* Hotels

From € 555

Premium 3*, 4* and 5* Hotels

From € 620

Bike hire

€ 100 Carbon road bike

Bike hire

€125 Carbon Disc

Half Board

€105

From: 555

Description

Road cycling Trip Girona

Self guided road cycling Trip Girona. Every day all year round
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Self guided road cycling Trip Girona

About 70 km north of Barcelona, you find Girona. This small Catalan town is famous for its road cycling friendly surroundings; it’s not a coincidence a lot of professional road cyclists from all over the world choose Girona as their home base. The most famous inhabitant of Girona used to be Lance Armstrong, but also road cyclists like Tyler Hamilton and David Millar lived in the city for large parts of their careers.

At the moment, Girona is home for Steven Kruijswijk, Robert Gesink or Daniel Martin. Big chance you’ll bump into one of them when you wander the cosy little streets of the old town. Taste the atmosphere of the medieval city, feel the warmth of the Catalan region and experience the serenity of the rolling hills, with its great views on the Mediterranean and the snow-capped Pyrenees. This region is perfect for any kind of cyclist, from beginner to professional. Although Girona is the biggest city of Catalunya after Barcelona, the old town stayed compact. Everything happens in only a couple of square kilometers.

After your ride, the Catalan kitchen waits, with dozens of great restaurants

  • Enjoy sitting after a hard day of road cycling the terraces at Placa de la Independencia
  • Bump into one of the many professional road cyclists in Girona
  • Wander the cosy little streets of the old town stroll through the old town, visit the museums and the historic buildings
  • The amazing roads around Girona are still largely undiscovered by the majority of road cyclists
  • Girona , has long been known for the quality of its road cycling
  • Road cycling is great when having perfect weather conditions all year round
Day 1
Check in
Check in at your hotel in Girona. There is plenty to see and do in the magical historical city of Girona. Spend the day visiting the Cathedral, which has the broadest single nave of Gothic architecture in the world and getting lost through the narrow streets of the ancient Jewish quarter, one of the best preserved in the world. We also recommend a stroll along the Rambla or the medieval walls, which gives you a fantastic panoramic view of the city.
Day 2
Loop ride Girona – Sant Hilari - Girona 102 Km - 1560m
Today you will have the chance to climb over 1000m in altitude to the mountain town of Sant Hilari. The climb to the town is approx. 30km and is an excellent training climb with On top you will have a thrilling 18km descent to the town of Santa Coloma. This is another famous training ride used by hundreds of local riders.Climbing 1560 meters
Day 3
Girona-Calella de Palafrugell 82 Km - 1120m
You will start south until Llagostera. From here starts the climb of Sant Grau (465m). After passing the Col summit there will be a great descent with fantastic views over the Mediterranean sea.This coastal road has been used for Tour de France in 2009. Then following the coast north direction we will ride in one of the most famous routes. You reach Palamós and finish your ride at the great fisherman village of Calella, considered one of the best villages of the Costa Brava. Climbing 1120 meters
Day 4
Calella de Palafrugell – L’Escala – Calella de Palafrugell 84km - 600m
Today’s loop leads you to the backyards of the Empordà region, where the famous artist of Dalí use to live. It’s a flat land, with agricultural field and plenty of medieval villages and Romanic churches. To the north you will reach L’Escala i Empúries, with his archaeological site in front of the sea, where you can find Greek and Roman ruins dating from 600BC, the gate away of the classic cultures of the Iberian Peninsula. Climbing meters 600
Day 5
Calella de Palafurgell – Girona 58km - 875m
From Calella you start riding north through Palafurgell, then east to La Bisbal de l’Empordà, famous for its pottery and medieval castle. Finally you will climb up to the Sanctuary of Els Àngels as a “happy end”, with an spectacular views. You’ll finish todays route in Girona, where you can have dinner one of the good restaurants downtown. Climbing meters 875
Day 6
Departure day
Departure day…..Time to say goodbye, a good flight back home or else a pleasant stay in Spain. Transfers to the Airport of Girona will be made by the Tour guide.

Airport 

  • Girona has it’s own airport, the city is very easy to travel to/from all places in the world. Most major airports in Europe offer direct flights to Girona. Transavia and Ryanair use the airport of Girona as a transit station to the famous coasts of Spain. In case of no direct flight, Barcelona is a great alternative.
  • The most important gateway to/from Barcelona is the international airport ‘L’ Aeroport del Prat’. With over more than 25 million passengers per year, Barcelona airport has the second biggest airport in Spain after Madrid.

Trains

  • Every hour trains leave from Barcelona to Girona airport and the old town of Girona. From the train station, it’s just a short walk to the old town. The train station also offers you a highspeed connection to Paris, Lyons and Marseille. Cities like Zaragoza and Milan are easy to travell to from Girona as well.



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  • All prices are based on double rooms
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  • Standard Accommodation in farmhouses, B & B 2* and 3* Hotels.
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Extra Information

Low season Prices Mar 15 to Apr 14 and Oct 1 to 27
  • Double room standard per person € 555
  • Double room premium per person  €620
  • Single standard €125
  • Single premium €158
  • Half board 5 dinners €105
  • Supplement cyclist traveling alone €78
Mid season Prices Apr 15 to June 16 and Sep 1 to 30 
  • Double room standard per person € 590
  • Double room premium per person € 660
  • Single standard €138
  • Single premium €172
  • Half board 5 dinners € 105
  • Supplement cyclist traveling alone €78
Prices June 17 -  Aug 31
  • Double room standard per person €650
  • Double room premium per person €730
  • Single standard €160
  • Single premium €215
  • Half board 5 dinners €105
  • Supplement cyclist traveling alone
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  1. Fill out and submit the online booking request or send an email to info@cycleclassictours.com
  2. Once we receive your request we contact the local tour operator if the tour is available.
  3. When the tour operator confirms to us. We confirm to you and charge you’re a deposit fee of € 300 per person plus a € 15 booking fee.
  4. We tend and try to send all over within 48 hours.
  5. You will receive an invoice, the tour program and the terms and conditions of the tour operator.
  6. Please do not make travel plans until you receive our confirmation.
  7. Your confirmation invoice contains a statement reflecting of your deposit payment and the balance due.
  8. The balance payment is due 60 days before the start of the tour.
  9. Please be advised that we make every effort to ensure that all the information given on this site is accurate. All statements and information has been researched and supplied by third parties.
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  • 5 nights accommodation in double room with B&B.
  • Luggage transfer between the hotels
  • GPS with tracks and maps
  • Touristic information of the area
  • Assistance during the trip.
  • Bike delivery in Girona.
  • Lunches
  • Dinners
  • Tourist taxes
  • SIngle supplements
  • Supplement alone travelers
  • Carbon road bike € 100
  • Carbon road bike + disc brake € 125
  • Half board
  • Travel insurance
  • Transfer to/from the hotel

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