The riding starts in the mountain town of Ripoll where you will get your first views of some of the stunning peaks of the Pyrenees on your way to Olot, the capital of the La Garrotxa volcanic region.
Your next day’s ride encompasses some of the best of the high mountain climbing and descending that is on offer in the Pyrenees. You will cycle through stunning mountain villages surrounded by high peaks that are picture perfect to stop for a photo.
The next day of riding heads towards Girona city and follows the route of one of the great rides of the Girona area with a stunning twenty kilometre climb followed by a fantastic 18 kilometre descent, all on beautiful quiet country roads.
Your second day in Girona city is spent riding one of the favourite road riding routes of the professional teams. The following day you cycle towards the coast through the lovely rolling Girona countryside before climbing up and over the coastal mountain range to join the famous ‘Tossa de Mar’ coastal road, which was part of the 2009 Tour de France stage from Girona to Barcelona.
The last day of riding takes you through the ‘Les Gavarres’ coastal mountain range with three great climbs and buzzing descents before returning to your four star hotel by the shores of the Mediterranean Sea to relax in the hotel’s Spa.
The accommodation for this tour is staying in an beautifully located 3 star hotel in Olot, the capital of the La Garrotxa volcanic region, as well as two beautiful 4 star hotels in very different and exciting locations.
Arrival for the start of this fantastic Road Riding holiday is by direct train from Barcelona. Departure to Barcelona at the end of the tour is by direct bus service from Sant Feliu de Guixols.