HIDDEN GEM

6 NIGHTS

COMFORT

LEVEL 2

330 KM

4,100 M

CYCLING & YOGA RETREAT

Join Eat Sleep Cycle for a week of cycling, yoga & relaxation at La Bruguera, a gorgeous villa & eco-retreat centre nestled the countryside of Girona.

Enjoy a guided & supported cycling itinerary designed to showcase the best of Girona’s terrain combined with yoga classes tailored for cycling-specific tightness and recovery.

Marvel at the rugged coastline of the Costa Brava, beautiful climbs & spectacular Catalan scenery. Enjoy superb food & sociable meals at La Bruguera prepared by the in-house chef. Spend time exploring the medieval city of Girona.

On an Eat Sleep Cycle tour all you have to think about is enjoying your ride. We take care of everything so you can savour the ride of a lifetime.

CYCLING & YOGA ITINERARY

Day 1:

Arrive in La Bruguera
Warm-up ride to Monells, 20 km, 400 m

Day 2:

Santa Pellaia & Els Àngels, lunch stop in Girona Barri Vell, 71 km, 1,200 m
Afternoon Yoga Class

Day 3:

The Costa Brava, lunch at the seaside, 75 km, 800 m

Day 4:

Optional morning ride to Peretellada, 38 km, 400 m
Nutrition for Cyclists Cooking Class
Afternoon Yoga Class

Day 5:

Banyoles Lake, 74 km, 870 m
Option to climb Rocacorba (add 26 km, 790 m)

Day 6:

Baix Empordà, 52 km, 500 m
Afternoon Yoga Class

Day 7:

Departure transfers

IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

Our Cycling & Yoga retreat is an inclusive itinerary for riders of all abilities & we’ll tailor the ride itinerary to suit the needs of all our guests.

Guides will set a comfortable pace for the group & guests are invited to take any climbs at their own pace. Don’t forget our support vehicle will never be from the group should you wish to take a break.

Yoga classes will be tailored for each group, bringing the flexibility, core strength, relaxation and recovery benefits of yoga, to first-timers, or experienced yogis. The classes were devised by a yoga teacher with 30 years experience and a British Cycling road cycling coach, both of whom will be on-site at La Bruguera, and can be contacted in advance.

We are experienced at adjusting rides to suit different rider levels within a group. Please give us a call if you have any doubts or questions.

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

CYCLING & YOGA RETREAT INFORMATION

RIDE SUPPORT

Full Support

Enjoy first class guiding, vehicle & mechanical support from our dedicated team throughout the tour. Eat Sleep Cycle ride leaders are experienced professionals from all walks of life. Fun, friendly and patient, you will never be left behind.

We’re experts at tailoring a tour to meet the needs of our guests, be that adapting rides, ride nutrition and working with our host hotels. Expect a high staff to rider ratio, small ride groups on the road and the cycling holiday of a lifetime!

Quick Facts
  • PÚBOL (THE VILLAGE WHICH HOSTS THE RETREAT) IS HOME TO THE GALA & SALVADOR CASTLE MUSEUM.
  • THE CHAPEL WHERE SALVADOR DALI GOT MARRIED IS AT THE TOP OF FAVOURITE CYCLING CLIMB, ELS ÀNGELS.
  • YOGA DEVELOPS CORES STRENGTH & RELIEVES STRESS & TENSION CAUSED BY CYCLING

FOOD & ACCOMMODATION

Eat Fresh, Seasonal & Local

Enjoy a breakfast buffet each morning at La Bruguera & evening meals prepared by the onsite chef. The food at La Bruguera is locally sourced (often from the onsite vegetable garden & fruit trees) & freshly prepared.

In keeping with La Bruguera’s mission of providing a venue for sustainable guilt-free holidays enjoy a vegetarian menu throughout your stay. Rest assured meals are rich in all the macro-nutrients cyclists & yogis require for high performance!

Lunch is also included on the rest day, otherwise take your pick from the menu at our favourite cafés and restaurants whilst out on our daily ride.

Ride nutrition is included every day.

La Bruguera
Stay in a stunning cyclist-friendly guesthouse in the Girona – Costa Brava region. Unwind from the day in the beautiful heated salt-water swimming pool, take a stroll in the gardens & forest or why not head up the viewing tower & take in the views of the Pyrenees, a cocktail in hand?
Take yoga classes in the custom built studio overlooking the fish pond & forest.
The estate is powered entirely from renewable energy, much of which is generated on site.
Find out more about our hosts on their Instagram account @labrugueradepubol

BIKE HIRE

Bike Hire

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

Road: 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.

Electric: Opt for an electric road bike or electric hybrid bike by Orbea.

Off-Road: Try a mountain or gravel bike

Hybrid: Explore the city & bike paths on a Brompton or Ridley Tempo Disc.

Our Bikes

ROAD

  • All Carbon Frames
  • Choice of Factor or Ridley
  • 11-32 / 50-34 gearing

ELECTRIC

  • Orbea M20 Gain Road Electric
  • Orbea Keram Comfort Hybrid Electric

OFF-ROAD

  • Gravel & Mountain bikes
  • Carbon Frames
  • Choice of Basso or Ridley

CITY & LEISURE

  • Brompton
  • Hybrid Ridley Tempo Disc in mens & womens frames

TRIP SUMMARY

Classic Climbs of the Alps Tour Dates

Trip Dates

2nd – 8th June 2019

13th – 19th October 2019

On demand for private groups – now booking for 2020

Classic Climbs of the Alps Cycling Tour Pricing

Price Per Head

€1,599

Single Supplement €370

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Travel Logistics

Fly in and out of Girona or Barcelona Airport. We can book private transfers or provide advice on public transport options.

What's Included?

Cycling: 6 day itinerary (5 days guided and supported cycling)
Yoga: 3 classes
Accommodation: 6 nights at La Bruguera
Food: Breakfast, ride food, evening meals & 1 mid-week lunch
Bike Hire: Optional
Transfers: Airport transfers can be added to your package.
Cooking Workshop: Nutrition for Cyclists

Group Bookings

Groups of 6 or more riders: can opt to make a tour private and choose their own dates.
Groups of 8 or more riders: can benefit from a 5% discount.

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.

I took part in the January training camp with Eat Sleep Cycle and it was a great experience. It was very professionally run from the pickup in Barcelona airport to the carbon bikes (better than my own at home). I wasn't as an experienced a cyclist as the others taking part but this didn't matter, I was encouraged to ride to a level that suited me and they took me on beautiful routes perfectly matched to my ability. [...] I would encourage anyone half thinking of taking on a training camp, a biking holiday or of doing some cycling while on holiday to give Eat, Sleep, Cycle a call.

Deirdre CESCape training camp

Just back from Women only Cycle week and what a week week I've had! Was met at the airport by the enthusiastic, energetic Brian and he immediately made me feel at ease. I was delivered to the door of the Ultonia Hotel which was my base for the week. A beautiful hotel, in a perfect location. Feeling a little nervous on Monday for the Lazy Lunes ride, but the nerves soon passed as I was welcomed to the group by the charming Louise and Lee. This set the scene for the week which was full of challenging climbs, beautiful scenery and wonderful weather. [...]

Jane BWomens only cycle camp

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.

Classic Climbs of the Alps 5 star reviews

5 STAR REVIEWS

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

Classic Climbs of the Alps Expert Local Knowledge

LOCAL KNOWLEDGE

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

CUSTOMISE YOUR YOGA & CYCLING RETREAT

Choose your dates, tailor your ride itinerary & support.
Add a physio, gourmet food experiences and more – available for groups of 6 or more.

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