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Catalonia cycling
Catalonia cycling
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5 days
Cycling days :
 3
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Mar Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Code:
ESSB055
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Bike Tour: Catalonia cycling - 5 days

La Garrotxa Natural Park will surprise you with its faboluos volcanic formations along with the gentle hills of the countryside area. In this lanscape many world-class cyclists train in winter time, taking advantage of the good weather days. You will spend some days in Olot, at a comfortable rural hotel with private swimming pool just a few steps away from one of the best restaurants in La Garrotxa. The perfect base for some excellent cycling. The last part of your cycling trip will take you along a `Via Verde´, a converted railway cycling path, to reach the town centre in Gerona. This charming city has a beautiful Medieval centre with an impressive cathedral, the colourful traditional houses along the river are worth a visit.

E-bikes are available in this tour!

Route
Day 1: Arrival in Olot
Day 2: Cycling in the Natural Park of La Garrotxa
Day 3: Choice of cycling routes from Olot
Day 4: From Olot to Girona
Day 5: End of programme

Day 1:    Arrival in Olot

Arrival at your beautiful rural accommodation with private swimming pool. The perfect base for your cycling routes in the next few days. And just steps away from the hotel, one of the best restaurants in all of La Garrotxa.

Challenge: Travel to Cataluña and arrival in Olot.

Day 2:    Cycling in the Natural Park of La Garrotxa
25 km

Today you have a cycling route to explore the Natural Park of La Garrotxa. Explore intriguing landscapes, while riding through gorgeous beech woods, past agricultural fields and among ancient lava flows, then on to enchanting villages. Optional walking routes to visit natural and historical monuments.

Challenge: 25 km,  270 m ascent.

Villages along the way: Olot, Sta. Margarida, Sant Privat d'en Bas

Day 3:    Choice of cycling routes from Olot
11 km

Today you'll choose between three tours available. Explore intriguing landscapes, while riding through gorgeous beech woods, past agricultural fields and among ancient lava flows, then on to enchanting villages. 

Challenge: 11 - 48 km, 150 - 350 m ascent. 

Villages along the way: Olot, Sta. Margarida, Sant Privat d'en Bas

Day 4:    From Olot to Girona
60 km

The cycling route today follows a converted railway bike path, the `Via Verde´, from Olot to the medieval town centre of Girona. Enjoy the green rural scenery which gives way to a lovely city with its imposing cathedral and colourful houses along the river.

Challenge: 60 km, 150 m ascent.

Day 5:    End of programme

Today after breakfast, your arrangement comes to an end, leaving you with a wonderful sensation and plans to return to this beautiful area some day.

Challenge: Travel from Girona.

 

 

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