Loop bike rides in Girona

Bike Route Code: LRGI.R-0

Highlights

  • Cycle along the roads where the pro-cyclists do.
  • Good quality roads, with low traffic.
  • Discover the old Jewish Quartier of Girona, the best conserved in Europe.
  • Enjoy the fantastic cultural offer of the city of Girona: museums and medieval heritage.

Must does and must sees

  • Follow the Girona walls: you’ll have a beautiful sightseeing of the ancient part of the city.
  • You are in the city with the best restaurant in the world: don’t miss the oppportunitty to taste the delightful local gastronomy in a huge variety of restaurants.
Difficulty 60%

Bike Tour Description

This day bike tour is based in the beautiful and historic town of Girona (Catalonia). Giving bike riders a chance to explore the area and improve their fitness and technique. Girona has been and remains the base for many pro bike riders and teams. The Pros come for the large quantity of high quality roads found in the area, the challenging gradient of many of the hills and a climate perfect for year round riding, all making the Girona region perfect for training camps for bike riders of all levels. This format gives more down time in the afternoons and evenings for rest and relaxation in a city famous for its gastronomy and culture.

Bike Route Code: LRGI.R-0

Options

Option A: Loop rides Sant Hilari (92km)

This option provides riders with a chance to climb to over 1000m in altitude to the mountain town of Sant Hilari. The climb to the town is approx. 30km and is an excellent training climb with its slack gradients but long distance. Riders then have a thrilling 18km descent to the town of Santa Coloma. This is another famous training ride used by hundreds of local riders. The ride returns to Girona winding through the fantastic countryside of the Gironès area.

 

Option B: Loop rides Els Àngels (94km)

This option take bike rides into the Gavarres mountains. Riders climb to 484m visiting the mountain top sanctuary of Als Angels (where Dalí was married) crossing the range down to the town of Bisbal d´ Emporda. The ride returns to Girona by crossing the Gavarres once more this time climbing to 400m over the Puig d´en Carreros, and returning to the city via the villages of Cassà de la Selva and Quart, made famous by the US postal team, which was based in Girona. The ride is a 94km blast on some of the finest cycling roads in the world containing two climbs as the road winds over the mountains back to the base in Girona.

Departure or optional extra night.

1. LRGI-R-0 2015

What’s included in the price

– Bike rental

– Tracks and maps.

– Bike deliver in Girona.

Optional services (on request)

– Add-on nights.

– Transfers of people and/or bikes.

Bike Route Code: LRGI.R-0

  • Unique Season
    01.01 - 31.12

    Carbon bike
    • Day tour
    • 45€
  • Unique Season
    01.01 - 31.12

    Carbon bike (disc break)
    • Day tour
    • 55 €

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