- Cycle the Bici Carril
- Relax on Mediterranean beaches
- Explore vibrant Barcelona and Girona
This ride is a wonderful medley of Spanish flavours as you cycle through the Pyrenean foothills and atmospheric mediaeval villages to the sun-kissed coastline of Northern Spain. There will be plenty of time to admire the regions fascinating Romanesque architecture and savour delicious Catalan cuisine over long lunches, before tackling the bustling and vibrant city of Barcelona. Much of the cycling is peaceful and car-free through valleys and tunnels amidst stunning mountainous landscapes. Part of the route follows the Bici Carril, a former railway line, which is now a graded cycling route. A couple of days are set aside to swim in the Mediterranean, explore Girona and, of course, Barcelona.
What makes this trip responsible?
As a self-guided trip you will be pedalling under your own steam and at your own pace. You will not be part of a group so the impact of your visit on the landscape and communities you pass will be absolutely minimal. Our local operator works with local suppliers and hoteliers to ensure that we support the communities we visit, maximising the benefit to them and also our enjoyment of the region. We will stay in characterful, locally run hotels and the route notes will often give you hints and tips of local restaurants you can try, giving you a taste of the local cuisine while helping to support these establishments. Moreover, we encourage you to journey by train to minimise your carbon footprint.
Cyclist viewing Tossa del Mar, Costa Brava, Spain