Cycling adventure through picturesque landscapes, from Girona to the Baix Emporda region
Meandering along old converted railway lines, immersing in stunning scenery
Exploring charming coastal towns like Sant Feliu de Guixols and Llafranc
Savoring the laid-back Mediterranean ambiance and coastal cuisine
Delving into the world of medieval villages, discovering Monells’ preserved architecture
Marveling at the extraordinary Salvador Dali ‘Castle Museum’ in Pubol
Arrive in the captivating city of Girona, ready to embark on an unforgettable cycling adventure through the picturesque landscapes of the Baix Emporda region.
Hotel in Girona
Embrace the tranquility of the “Carrilet” route as you embark on a delightful cycling adventure from Girona to the Azure Mediterranean Sea.
Following the old converted railway line, you’ll meander through picturesque landscapes, descending from the plains of Girona into the captivating pine forests of the coast. As you approach Sant Feliu de Guixols, the tantalizing scent of salty sea air envelops you, signaling your arrival at this charming coastal town, where relaxation and seaside charm await.
Hotel in Sant Feliu de Guixols
39.5 km, 283 m of elevation gain
Today you will embark on an exhilarating cycling journey from the charming coastal town of Sant Feliu de Guixols to the stunning seaside gem of Tossa del Mar and back.
Pedal along scenic coastal roads, feeling the refreshing sea breeze on your face as you soak in the breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea. Upon reaching Tossa del Mar, immerse yourself in the town’s medieval charm, exploring its ancient castle and wandering through the narrow streets lined with vibrant shops and cozy cafes.
After savoring the coastal beauty, you will retrace your path back to Sant Feliu de Guixols.
44.4 km, 882 m of elevation gain
Another day of coastal exploration, you’ll follow a mesmerizing route through fields and forests adorned with magnificent pine and cork trees. You will relish the harmonious blend of lush greenery and sparkling azure waters that characterize the scenery.
Upon arriving in Llafranc, an idyllic coastal gem, you’ll be captivated by the breathtaking views of the bay and the town’s charming Mediterranean ambiance.
Hotel in Llafranc
25.5 km, 260 m of elevation gain
Today offers ample time to immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of the Costa Brava coastline. Embark on a leisurely cycling exploration, covering approximately 30 kilometers, as you visit the iconic bays of Llafranc, Calella de Palafrugell, and Tamariu.
26.5 km, 528 m of elevation gain
Journey through picturesque countryside as you delve into the captivating world of the Medieval Villages along the Baix Emporda region.
As you wander through the cobbled streets of Monells, immerse yourself in the impeccably preserved medieval architecture, where stone houses, inviting squares, and exquisite Gothic and Romanesque churches whisper tales of history. Each village along the Baix Emporda cycle network reveals its own unique charm, offering a glimpse into the region’s rich heritage
Hotel in Monells
27.3 km, 271 m of elevation gain
Prepare to further immerse yourself in the captivating world of the Medieval Villages as you embark on the next leg of your cycling journey.
Following the Baix Emporda cycle network, you will uncover hidden gems and architectural marvels. Traverse idyllic landscapes adorned with sunflower fields and sprawling vineyards, where time seems to stand still. Marvel at the enchanting villages, each exuding its own unique character and charm.
A highlight of the day awaits in the village of Pubol, where you’ll have the opportunity to visit the renowned Salvador Dali Castle Museum. Step into the surreal world of this visionary artist as you explore the castle and marvel at his extraordinary works of art.
34.1 km, 352 m of elevation gain
Today marks the departure from the medieval wonders of Monells and your trip to Catalonia.
However, before bidding farewell to this enchanting locale, you will embark on one final cycling adventure. You will conquer the challenging and breathtaking ‘Els Angels’ monastery route, a favored path among professional riders who call Girona home.
Arriving back in Girona, take a moment to reflect upon the unforgettable experiences and cherished memories forged during your exploration of Catalonia’s finest cycling routes.
26.6 km, 538 m of elevation gain
Not enough? Why not spend a few more days here! Extend your holidays with a pre- or post-holiday extension. Accommodation, sightseeing, and activities can be arranged. Add as many extra days to your holiday as you wish.
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Tour design and organization
Booklet with detailed itinerary and route instructions
Service and support during your tour
GPS navigation with an easy-to-use app
Accommodation as per itinerary
Embark on a magnificent cycling tour that begins in the captivating city of Girona and winds its way through the ever-changing landscapes of the Baix Emporda region.
This enchanting journey unfolds along quiet country roads, carefully curated as part of the Baix Emporda Cycle Network, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the natural splendors of this picturesque area.
With each day’s ride covering approximately 40 kilometers of mostly flat terrain interspersed with rolling hills, you will be able to set your own pace, stopping along the way to soak in the breathtaking views that surround you. As you pedal towards your destination, your luggage will be conveniently transported from hotel to hotel, ensuring a hassle-free and relaxed cycling experience.
Rest assured, the accommodation provided is in charming 2, 3 & 4-star hotels, with optional upgrades available upon request, where you can unwind and rejuvenate each night, waking up to a delicious breakfast to fuel your adventures.
Detailed maps and route plans will be provided, ensuring you have all the necessary tools to navigate your way through this cycling paradise.
Indulge in the scenic beauty, relish the freedom of the open road, and embrace the joy of discovering the treasures that await around every bend. This cycling tour promises unforgettable experiences, a deep connection with nature, and the opportunity to create cherished memories as you traverse the idyllic landscapes of the Baix Emporda region.
With carefully planned routes and 24/7 support from our team, our cycling tours offer the perfect balance of challenge and enjoyment for riders of all levels. Come join us for a unique and unforgettable experience in Catalonia.
Self-guided cycling tours offer a customized and adaptable way to enjoy cycling vacations, giving you the freedom to explore at your own pace and adjust your itinerary or timetable as needed. Our team manages all the details, including lodging, comprehensive schedules, GPS routes, and continuous support, providing a relaxing and interactive journey that delivers autonomy, personalization, and genuine cultural experiences.
We are dedicated to finding the ideal match for you. We collaborate with various accommodation providers that meet our criteria, but their availability may differ, especially during peak seasons. Moreover, we can personalize your vacation based on your preferences and budget, making sure we discover the most fitting solution for your needs.
We advise booking your tour as early as possible, especially for popular tourist destinations where accommodation options are limited. The best choices are often booked out for summer before spring even arrives.
Most tours can still take place in light rain as long as you dress appropriately. During the summer months, afternoon thunderstorms are common, so it’s best to start the tour early. If the weather looks particularly bad, we can try to make adjustments to the tour ahead of time.
Our tours are specially designed for road bikes, and when it comes to Spain, an endurance road bike would be the most optimal choice. However, using a different type of bike will not pose any issues. Gravel bikes can be an excellent alternative as they offer versatility without compromising road performance.
Rest assured, we can always customize our tours to accommodate your bike. For instance, if you opt for a gravel bike, we can incorporate gravel roads into the itinerary. Regardless of your bike choice, you are more than welcome to join our road cycling tours in Spain, as we will make the necessary adjustments to ensure a seamless experience.
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