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5 DAYS

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305 KM

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4,200 M

TOUR OF THE COSTA BRAVA

This is the perfect itinerary to discover the empty roads, rugged coastline, fresh sea air and deserted beaches & coastal villages of the Costa Brava at your own pace.

Enjoy our 5 day relaxed cycling itinerary designed for cyclists of all levels to enjoy. Start the ride in Girona where we’ll give you a warm welcome & you set up for the ride ahead. Then sit back, relax and pedal your way through the pretty towns & villages of Tossa de Mar, Llafranc, St Marti D’Empuries & Cadaques.

We’ll take care of moving your luggage from point to point & we’re only ever a phone call away.

We can customise the itinerary to suit you – optional ride extensions are available for cyclists looking for more of a challenge. We can also offer hotel upgrades, additional nights of accommodation, vehicle support & more so you can enjoy your perfect holiday!

CYCLING ITINERARY

Day 1:

Arrival in Girona – welcome & tour briefing
Girona – Tossa de Mar, 50 km, 700 m
Long: Add Els Angels & Santa Pelaia

Day 2:

Tossa de Mar – Llafranc 50 km, 800 m
Long: Add Calonge & Romanya

Day 3:

Llafranc – Sant Marti d’Empuries, 58 km, 900 m
Long: Ride the medieval villages, Pals & Pubol

Day 4:

Sant Marti – Cadaques, 56 km, 800 m
Long: Add the Col du Banyuls

Day 5:

Cadaques – Girona, 91 km, 1,000 m
Option to shorten the ride with a train from Figueres.

IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

This is a relaxed cycling itinerary for intermediate level riders. There are two route choices each day for riders looking for more or less of a challenge.

Non-riders

Non-riders can also enjoy the tour & hitch a ride to the next village in the daily luggage transfer

MAP

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • CADAQUES
  • GIRONA
  • TOSSA DE MAR
  • THE COSTA BRAVA

TOUR OF THE COSTA BRAVA

RIDE SUPPORT

Self-Guided

This is a self-guided tour. As a minimum riders need to know how to fix a puncture & be confident using a GPS device.

The Eat Sleep Cycle team will welcome you to Girona & brief you about ride ahead. You’ll receive a road book with detailled route descriptions & GPS devices loaded with the routes.

We’ll provide you with an emergency contact number incease you need to contact us during the trip & your luggage will be transfered every day.

We can also offer guides & full support on this tour – ask us for a quote.

Quick Facts
  • COSTA BRAVA LITERALLY TRANSLATES TO ‘RUGGED COAST’
  • THE COSTA BRAVA EXTENDS OVER 214 KM
  • THE COSTA BRAVA CONTAINS 245 BEACHES AND COVES

FOOD & ACCOMMODATION

Mediterranean Cuisine

Seafood is on the menu!

The tour includes breakfast every day at our hotels. Your tour Road Book includes a wealth of recommendations for coffee, lunch stops & restaurants for the evenings. We can assist with reservations too.

The Costa Brava region is well known for its fantastic food – try the gastronomic restaurant Casamar in Llafranc, the popular Compartir tapas resturant in Cadaques; keep things simple with coffee & cake & cyclist’s favourite Dulce Pikka when you ride thorough Platja d’Aro. Allow us to guide you through best of the food in the region.

Spanish Hospitality

Stay in excellent hotels in beautiful locations on the Costa Brava. There are 4 stopovers on the tour, in Tossa de Mar, Llafranc, Sant Marti D’Empuries & Cadaques. For example:

Hotel Diana * * * *, Tossa de Mar
A modernist boutique hotel set on the beach of Tossa de Mar. Perfectly located to enjoy the beach and to explore the old town.

Hotel Terramar * * *, Llafranc
Situated on the sea front, overlooking the magnificent beach of Llafranc, the Hotel Terramar boasts modern and well-lit rooms, which provide you with panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea.

Hostal Sant Marti D’Empuries * * * *
Beautifully located overlooking the coast this hotel is stylish, elegant and offers a choice of 2 onsite restaurants.

Llane Petit * * * Cadaqués

Hotel Llané Petit is a two-storey hotel located on a small beach in Cadaqués,with a seasonal outdoor pool and is just 5 minutes’ walk from the town centre.

*We reserve the right to stay in different hotels, subject to availability. We can also add additonal nights in Girona before & after your tour. Ask us about hotel upgrades too!

BIKE HIRE

Bike Hire

Benefit from a 10% discount on any Eat Sleep Cycle bike hire as part of this package.

Choose from a Ridley, designed in cycling’s heartland of Belgium, or a state-of-the-art Factor bike.  All our bikes are supplied with compact 50-34 chainsets & 11-32 cassettes. 

Our Bikes

RIDLEY FENIX SL 105

  • Carbon Frame
  • Shimano 105 11-speed
  • Forza RC23 wheelset

RIDLEY HELIUM X

  • Carbon Frame
  • Shimano Ultegra 11-speed
  • Forza RC23 wheelset

RIDLEY FENIX DISC

  • Disc Brake Road Bike
  • Carbon Frame
  • Shimano Ultegra 11-speed
  • Hydraulic disc brakes
  • DTSwiss R24 DB wheelset.

E-BIKE

  • Disc Brakes
  • Carbon Frame
  • Choice of drop bar or flat bar

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TRIP SUMMARY

Classic Climbs of the Alps Tour Dates

Choose your dates!

This tour is best enjoyed in Spring & Autumn

Ask us about dates that work for you!

Available as a private tour & on demand for groups.

Classic Climbs of the Alps Cycling Tour Pricing

Self-Guided Package, Price Per Head

4 or more guests €1,499
2 to 3 guests €1,749
Solo Rider €2,399

Single supplement €599

Add additional nights in Girona from €110

Add €500 per person if you are cycling in July or August

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Travel Logistics

Arrive: The tour starts in Girona. We can arrange accommodation in Girona for you as required.

Depart: The tour finishes in Girona on Day 5, guests are free to plan their onward travel from here. Please ask us if you would like an additional night of accommodation in Girona.

Guests are responsible for booking their own flights and travel insurance. We can book your transfers for you.

What's Included?

Cycling: Self-Guided with luggage transfers
Accommodation: 4 nights in 3*/4* Hotels and guesthouses.
Food: Breakfast every day
Bike Hire: Optional extra – save 10%
Transfers: Available on request

Group Bookings

Groups: are very welocme on this tour & we can customise the itinerary to best suit you.

Payment

Deposit: a 50% deposit will secure your place on the tour.
Balance: the outstanding balance is due 2 months in advance of the tour.

Eat Sleep Cycle S.L. is a registered Spanish Travel Agency, registration number ESB55305734. This includes financial coverage for losses in case of insolvency by Seguros Catalana Occidente, Policy Number: 8-6.673.112-A & Civil Liability insurance by AXA Seguros, Policy Number: 81701012.

If you are looking for some awesome riding in the Costa Brava or Europe in general, these are the people that can help you. And if you are in Girona, check out their brand new Hub - it is a great place!

Manon BThe ESC experience - amazing cycling in Costa Brava

These guys made our 4 day cycling trip a pleasure. Excellent comms in advance, great bikes, good value, brilliant local knowledge. Personable and professional. Don't bother looking elsewhere, just use these people. They seem to be at the heart of the Girona cycling scene.

Andrew FCouldn't be more helpful

They were very accommodating and helpful for my cycling trips! The rented bike provided was very comfy (Lee changed the stem to suit my reach as well). They uploaded the routes to Rocacorba and Costa Brava on my Garmin. The accommodation was great too, everything you need at the door steps (food, coffee, groceries, etc).
Will definitely go back!

Bernie_Perth_OzCycling heaven

WHY EAT SLEEP CYCLE?

Classic Climbs of the Alps

EXCELLENT LOCATION

Our home in Girona, Spain, gives us unique access to remarkable people and places, allowing us to create world class cycling tours.

Classic Climbs of the Alps Expert Tour Guides

EXPERT GUIDES

Our guides are experts in cycling, travel & hosting world class tours. We recruit professionals from all walks of life who love to ride.

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98% of our guests say they’ll come back to Eat Sleep Cycle for another tour.

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LOCAL KNOWLEDGE

Ride with Eat Sleep Cycle and enjoy the best roads, landscapes & cultural experiences thanks to our knowledge.

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