Beach & Bike Family Cycling

Self guided

5 nights

Leisure

60 km

300 m

GironaBeach & Bike Family Cycling

Summary

Our active family holiday is a flexible package which we tailor to suit every family who books.

Stay at the brand new Talaia Plaza Eco Resort nestled in the cove of Sa Riera, Begur on the Costa Brava. It’s the perfect spot for families looking for a peace and tranquility with access to the beaches of the Costa Brava and all the facilities of this small, family-friendly resort.

We offer a selection of bike routes to enjoy and routes can be tailored to suit the age and ability of your children. We recommend a minimum age of 8. We can also provide road and gravel routes leaving from the hotel for any parents looking to add some km’s to the week.

Take a look at our suggested itienrary below for inspiration and a perfect balance of fun & relaxation.

Other available activities inlcude boat rides, kayaking, guided excursion on the Sant Feliu via Ferreta & canyoning. Guests can also take advanage of nearby waterparks and all of the beaches along the Costa Brava.

DURATION

6 days / 5 nights

DISTANCE

60 km

HOTELS
★★★★★
REGION

Girona

Terrain

Gravel

LEVEL

Leisure

Average Distance X DAY

20 km

Average Time X DAY

1 h 0 min

PRICE PER PERSON FROM€ 2.499

TOUR highlights

Stay at the family-friendly Talaia Plaza Eco Resort

Enjoy cycling day-trips tailored to your family

Build your perfect itinerary - add boat rides, water sports, canyoning & more!

Walk the Camí Ronda, one of the world's most picturesque hiking trails

Explore the beaches & coves of the Costa Brava

IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

Leisure

Rated 1 out of 4 our Leisure tours are designed for active people who are looking to combine easy miles on the bike with rest and relaxation. E-bikes are available on all of our tours. Rides are up to 50 km with occasional small climbs.

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ITINERARY

Day 1

Welcome to the Costa Brava

Welcome to paradise! The Costa Brava is known as one of the world's most beautiful coast lines and is easily accessible from Barcelona or Girona Airport. On arrival it's time to unpack, settle in and head to the pool or down to the beach at Sa Riera.

EAT

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SLEEP

Talaia Plaza EcoResort

CYCLE

Day 1

The Apple Orchards of Empordà Bike Ride

We'll pick you up after breakfast and take you to the starting point for today's ride, a trundle through the fruit orchards of Empordà to our fabulous family friendly lunch destination, the apple farm Mooma. Mooma specialise in all things apples! They have the best apple juice and delicious cider for the grown ups, as well as a menu inspired by the produce of the Empordà region. After lunch we'll take you back to the coast for an afternoon on the beach.

EAT

Breakfast | Lunch at Mooma

SLEEP

Talaia Plaza EcoResort

CYCLE

Up yo 30 km, Empordà Trail

Day 1

Walk the Camì Ronda

Sa Riera is located on the Camí Ronda - a hiking trail that hugs the rocky coastline. Walk north with the sea on your right for an easy stroll to Pals Beach for lunch, or walk south with the sea on your left for a more challenging hike to Aiguafreda.

EAT

Breakfast

SLEEP

Talaia Plaza EcoResort

CYCLE

Day 1

Alt Empordà Bike Ride

Today we take a short transfer north to Castelló de Empuries in the Alt Empordà. Today's ride takes us through the Parc Natural dels Aiguamolls de l’Empordà. Ride for as little as much as you like, discovering the towns of Castelló d’Empúries and Empuriabrava, Palau-Saverdera, Pau, Peralada and Vilanova de la Muga. Enjoy lunch en route and return to the hotel for a relaxing afternoon. Tonight, why not head to the hotels al fresco cinema? Immerse yourself in a cinematic experience under the stars and enjoy a magical night full of fun and entertainment in the middle of nature.

EAT

Breakfast

SLEEP

Talaia Plaza EcoResort

CYCLE

The Alt Emporà, up to 30 km

Day 1

Bike & Boat Day Trip

We'll head to the village of Llafranc to start today's adventure. Head along the coast line on your own private boat and discover the Costa Brava from the sea. Lunch awaits on arrival back on land, with an option to enjoy a bike ride in the afternoon.

EAT

Breakfast

SLEEP

Talaia Plaza EcoResort

CYCLE

Day 1

Departure

Sadly, it's time to say goodbye! We can extend your stay on request.

EAT

Breakfast

SLEEP

-

CYCLE

THE TOUR
IN DETAIL

RIDE SUPPORT

Flexible Support

We’re experts at tailoring your trip to suit you & your family. We can arrange guides & a support vehicle or set you up to ride self-guided. Tell us about your family background & what you’re looking for and we’ll make our best recommendation.

HOTELS

Hotels shown are examples and are subject to change

BIKE HIRE

Wilier Adlar Hybrid Gravel E-Bike

Gravel Electric

This lightweight carbon gravel e-bike is almost identical to the non e-bike version, with the adition of a 300 W power unit weighing only 3.9 Kg. The Adlar has an autonomy of 1,000-2,000m of elevation, or constant use 1.5-2hrs. A range extender is available to hire for double the range. The bike has a Shimano GRX 1 x groupset.

Electric

Cannondale Supersix Evo CX

Gravel Race

An evolved race bike ready for the rough and tumble of grass crits, mud ruts or open gravel tracks. Enojy a Lightweight, durable carbon frameset with ample tire clearance and a SRAM Force 1 11-speed groupset.

Wilier Rave SLR

Gravel Race

The Rave is perfect for all-road, perfect for gravel and is desgined for speed. Enjoy a lightweight carbon frame with racey geometry and an electronic SRAM Rival XPLR groupset for full gear range and precision shifting.

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THE GUIDES

Ipar

Ipar is from Catalunya and has a big love for gravel racing. As well as a cycling guide, Ipar is an outdoor activity guide - if he's not on his bike he's likely to be kayaking or climbing. He wins our award for best dressed guide!

Josep

Josep is from a small city in Catalunya called Reus. He loves cycling and has a passion for sharing cycling experiences with others. He's a guide for Eat Sleep Cycle all over Europe & leads our Morocco tours.

Details

LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION

HOW TO GET HERE

Fly in to Barcelona or Girona Airport

MEETING POINT

Talaia Plaza Eco Resort

TIME

Flexible

DEPARTURE

Talaia Plaza Eco Resort

WHAT THE TOUR INCLUDES

CYCLING

2 x self-guided cycling day trips

ACCOMMODATION

4* Hotel

FOOD

Breakfast, lunch at Mooma, half board available on request

TRANSFERS

Available on request

BIKE RENTAL

Available on request

EAT SLEEP CYCLE LOCATION

ESC Girona

If you love cycling put a cycling tour of Girona high on your bucket list. A paradise for roadies, gravellers & mountain bikers alike, Girona has an amazing network of rides ready to blow your mind. It’s a destination that can be enjoyed all year around, with the most popular months to ride being March to June & September to November.

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RESERVATION
& PAYMENT

If you have any questions about our tours, dates, or anything else, contact us here
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DEPOSIT

A deposit of €500 will secure your place on the tour.

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SECOND PAYMENT

50% is due 6 months before the departure of the tour.

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FINAL BALANCE

The final balance is due 2 months before the tour departure.

Single Occupancy:  PLUS €
Peak Season (26/07/24 - 26/08/24):  PLUS €500
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FAQs

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What happens if I need to cancel the trip?

We have a flexible cancelation policy – please take a look at our cancellation policy at the time of booking. If you have any doubts please reach out and we’re happy to help.

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Is the tour the right level for me?

We rate our tours from Level 1 (Leisure) to Level 4 (Epic). Each tour contains a description of the level, expected daily ride time, distance and elevation. If you have any doubts we’re more that happy to speak to you on the phone and help to find you the perfect trip!

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What about bikes? Can I hire one or should I bring my own?

We recommend that you hire a bike for your tour and will work with you after you book to help you to choose the best size and model for your ride style. If you prefer to bring your bike, it’s no problem. Please be aware that on some of our epic trips we charge a supplement to transport your bike box to our finishing location. If you have any doubts, please ask!

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Is insurance included?

Insurance is not included in our tour packages. We highly recommend contracting travel insurance at the time of reservation with a company from where you are from.

Health insurance which covers you for illness or injury whilst cycling in your chosen destination is mandatory, we’ll ask you for details of your insurance providor before you travel.

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