Girona Cycling Tour

Girona is a magical place with switchbacks coiling up mountainsides; with quiet, smooth roads through a historic, hospitable landscape. A place with coastal views, with cobbles and climbs; a place where the pros choose to live and train. Around you, a rich culture, a slower-paced lifestyle and long days of golden sun, with nothing to do but ride.

Region:
Girona, a small city about an hour outside of Barcelona, is a European cycling hotbed. From touring travelers to pro racers setting up shop, it’s full of cycling culture and has riding that will leave you absolutely exhausted—and begging for more time to ride.

Food:
Girona is known for the outstanding vitality of its cuisine, characterized by a combination of traditional and avant-garde dishes, based on the use of local produce and time-honoured recipes. The city has many restaurants offering a wide range of fare: Catalan, Mediterranean, market and signature cuisine

History:
Girona is a city rich with the historical and cultural heritage of Catalonia. The valley was settled and developed by various communities and empires throughout its history, including the Iberians, Romans, Arabs, Jews and Carolingians.

    September 30 to October 6 2024

       (Sold Out)

Double Room per rider

Double Room per non-rider

Single Room per rider 

(registration fees are non-refundable)
DURATION:

6 Days

RIDER TYPE:

Group B pace. Active / Recreational

NON-RIDERS ARE WELCOME:

Non-riding travelers will have plenty activities located nearby our very centrally located accommodation

BIKE AVAILABLE FOR RENT:

Road or Gravel Bikes

Plan your Travel

We suggest that you arrive during the day since requires a train ride from Barcelona to Girona. We recommend that you fly into Barcelona Airport - El Prat (BCN) In the morning time . You may take the train from the Barcelona Airport to Giron. The trip will take about 90 minutes. If you plan to arrive outside of regular business hours we suggest that you used the link to endure the train times.

What's Included

  • Full Cycling and non-cycling guide
  • Meal ( Breakfast )

We will be touring  Girona and Figueres 

What's Not Included

  • Airfare and transportation to and from the trip pick-up/drop-off locations
  • Bike transportation or bike rental
  • Lodging before and after the trip
  • Personal items purchased during the trip
  • Optional activities not scheduled by MotionFit
  • Train, Bus, Ferry and Taxi transportation
  • Meals ( Lunch and Dinner )

Protection

We recommends that you purchase a travel protection plan to help safeguard you and your travel investment against the unexpected. World Nomads or  Travelex Insurance Services provides coverage for unforeseen events that could affect your ability to travel with us.

Non-Rider

Girona

15 Best Things to Do in Girona

Girona Daily Walking Tours 

Girona Arab baths

Barcelona

Girona the perfect cycling destination.

Bike Rental

Girona has numerous local bike shops where you can rent road bikes at various price ranges.

Day 0

If you follow our recommendation arrive few days before to rest and explore Barcelona


Day 1

Upon arrival each participant will be welcomed by the staff and the beauty Girona at our 4 star hotel. Each rider will be able to settle into their rooms.

Hotel is located 5 minutes walking from the train station

Setup the Rental bike for next day ride

  OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Walk around the Girona


During Dinner Coach Kameel will discuss next day ride and activities


Girona-Street

Day 2

Ride Difficult (Medium)

Girona to Monells Loop

Monells is nonetheless an extremely charming destination, a tiny village with a big heart. Monells has charming  cafe's that puts tables under the arches, the perfect spot for refuel.

  Normal Ride Distance: 40 Miles    Climb: 3000ft

 


  OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES:

TBD

 

Day 3

Ride Difficult (Hard)

Girona to Tossa de Mar

Tossa de Mar is a pretty town with cobbled streets, constructed around a magnificent ancient castle, located in the Spanish region of Catalonia on the Costa Brava.

  Normal Ride Distance: 60miles    Climb: 4400 ft

 


  OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Day 4

Tour Figueres  --------Day off from Cycling 

Figueres is a quaint yet culturally rich town boasting its status as the birthplace of the renowned surrealist artist, Salvador Dalí. While the iconic Dalí Theatre-Museum stands as the town's crown jewel, celebrating Dalí's genius and the Surrealist movement, Figueres offers far more than a fleeting stop on a half-day coach tour. Embrace the opportunity to delve deeper into Figueres with a comprehensive one-day itinerary, allowing you to uncover its hidden gems and immerse yourself fully in its captivating ambiance.

 

Day 5

Ride Difficult (Medium)

Els Àngels

The Els Àngels circuit takes in two climbs with a nice respite in the middle. The gradients are never too intense, and the first climb starts just 3 or 4 kilometres from Girona.

  Normal Ride Distance: 44miles    Climb: 3534 ft

 


  OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES:

 

Day 6

Ride Difficult (Hard)

Mare de Deu del Mont

Mare de Deu del Mont. MDDDM is difficult because of its length, though is relatively steady in terms of gradient (but the last 2km are very steep!) This route is a full day out riding, and takes in the beautiful lake at Banyoles on the way back

  Normal Ride Distance: 80miles    Climb: 6215 ft

 

 

 


  OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES:

 

Day 7

 

Departure:

If you are flying out today, please do not book a flight before 2:30 PM.

 


  OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES:  Recovery Ride

How to Get There

Departure

FLY INTO:

Barcelona Airport - El Prat (BCN)

MEETING LOCATION:

Girona

MEETING TIME:

2:00 PM

FLY OUT OF:

Barcelona Airport - El Prat (BCN)

DEPARTING LOCATION:

Girona

DEPARTING TIME:

12:00 PM

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