Girona Autum Cycling Holidays

Girona Autum Cycling Holidays
Duration: 8 days
Riding days: 6 riding days
Trip Type: Road trips
Modality: Road
Level: 3 - Active
Location: Girona (Spain)
Dates: 26/9 - 3/10
Price:  1,100

Trails and planning

We have prepared a trip of 8 days/7 nights and 6 unforgettable riding days  for the Girona region. The routes have been designed for you to enjoy and discover the incredible back roads and spectacular landscapes. 

We would like to welcome you to Girona, a charming town with amazing conditions for cycling practice where many professional cyclists have living during the last two decades. The pleasant temperatures of the area throughout the year and the wide network of kilometers and tracks that the Costa Brava has, make it a very interesting active destination for road cyclists.

Day 1: Arrival in Girona & Tour Briefing

We’ll pick you up at the Airport and bring it to the Villa. Briefing and welcome evening meal in Girona.

Day 2: Ports de les Gavarres

86km – 1280m d+ – 5h

Climbs: Els Àngels, Romanyà.

First ride day we’ll take you to Les Gavarres Natural Park. We’ll up to Girona’s most famous climb: Els Àngels with its beautiful sanctuary on the top. We’ll enjoy the downhill to reach a small col but very known called La Ganga which will leave us at the feet of Romanyà climb. Once at the top we’ll go down around the massif to return by secondary roads to the city.

Day 3: Costa Brava

109 km – 1400d+ – 6h

Climbs: Sant Grau – La Ganga

This ride is just awesome. It epitomizes what cycling Costa Brava’s coastline is all about. It’s got long but gradual ascents, sweeping descents, incredible panoramas and one of the best coast roads you probably ever ridden, from Llagostera to Sant Feliu de Guíxols, climbing the col of Sant Grau, one of the best known in the area due to its 3rd category, the little traffic and virgin views.

Day 4: La Vall de Llémena

92km – 1200 md+ – 5h

Climbs: Sant Martí­ Sacalm, Les Serres

The forests and volcanoes of La Vall de Llémena will captivate you. Pedaling the Coll de Serres and going down to the plain, we will pass through the environment of the birth of the Onyar River with a bleak and fresh landscape. Already on the plain we find ourselves surrounded by the rural environment and fields. We’ll climb Sant Martí Sacalm, the mountain par excellence where professionals go to test (8,3km 7% average slope, with 11% max slope).

Day 5: Pobles medievals de l’Empordà

116 km – 1300 m – 6h

Climb: Santa Pellaia, La Ganga, Els Àngles (per Madremanya)

Today’s ride is like traveling thousands of years back in time.  We’ll go up to Santa Pellaia to reach the potter village of La Bisbal. Passing through the medieval village of Pals, we’ll arrive to the sea, in one of the most wonderful spot on the Costa Brava: Begur We’ll go back for the countryside crossing all the other spectacular charming medieval villages from the XI and XII century, full of castles and history.

Day 6: Cap de Creus

98 km +1870

We’ll bring you to Roses to start one of the nicest rides in the Natural Park of Cap de Creus. In the route we cycle through the captivating landscapes, which inspired Dalí to create some of his masterful works.

Day 7: Guilleries - Collsacabra

90km – 1060 d+ – 5h

Santa Coloma – Cladells – Pla Arenes – St Sadurní Osormort   

Today we’ll ride through the interior of the province, away form the sea to enjoy the Guilleries Natural Park. With completely different landscapes, we’ll pedal to lush, humid and shady forests, especially beautiful in autumn, in which the orange and reddish colors of the chestnut trees, it will seem that the mountain is on fire.

This hidden roads with their mountain passes won’t disappoint you.

Day 8 - Airport Transfer

Trip includes

  • 7 nights in a Villa next to Girona
  • 6 days of road cycling activities
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • An experienced guide will be riding with you every day.
  • A support van with food, drinks and spare parts.
  • Welcome pack form Pure Riding
  • Airport transfers.

Trip does not include

  • Trip insurance
  • Flights
  • Lunches (our advice is to bring between 15 to 20 euros each riding day)
  • Bicycle rental
  • Supplement for single room.

Coming dates

Trip dates Sep 29 – Oct 3, 2022. Limited availability.

No groups are required, solo riders and non-riders are welcome. This trips is guaranteed to run once we have minimum 8 people confirmed booking on the trip.

2 months before the start of the trip we will give confirmation. To make the pre-booking, please, send us a contact form.

Get a 150€ offer if you book before June 26th!!

Useful information

Airports

We can pick you up at Girona Airport, and bring you to the Villa, just 15 minutes from the airport.

You can also land in Barcelona (BCN) Airport.

Road

By road: Girona is linked with main european cities by E-15 road (A9 in France, AP7 in Spain). It is 80 km from the french border and 100 km from Barcelona. Open map

Rental

We have different options for rentals. If you need to rent a bike send us an email to info@pureriding.eu.

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