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5 NIGHTS

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LEVEL 1-2

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300 KM

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2,000 M

GIRONA GOURMET TOUR

The Girona Gourmet Tour is for people who love cycling, food & discovering new places. Enjoy relaxed rides, unique local food experiences and discover Girona’s cycling culture.

Stay in a city centre hotel & kick back & relax by the pool at the end of the day.

On an Eat Sleep Cycle tour all you have to think about is enjoying your ride. This is a flexible itinerary offering riders the opportunity to extend or shorten the ride depending on their fitness level.

CYCLING ITINERARY

Day 1:

Optional guided ride up Els Àngels, 25 km, 500 m
Evening Welcome Wine & Cheese in Girona old town

Day 2:

Tastes of Empordà I, Natural wine making, 50 km, 400 m
Ride to the bodega, enjoy a light lunch, wine tour, tasting & transfer home.

Day 3:

Banyoles Lake & lunchtime seafood specialties, 47 km, 5oo m
Option to extend the ride & climb Rocacorba

Day 4:

Girona Food Tour of the the city (walking)
Tastes of Empordà II, Wine, Cheese, Olive Oil & Architecture, 60 km, 600 m
Evening al fresco meal, transfer home.

Day 5:

Tastes of the Mediterranean, 45 km, 500 m
Option to double the distance & ride home or take a transfer.
Celebration evening meal in Girona

Day 6:

Departure from Girona

IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

Yes! The Girona Gourmet Tour is  suitable for riders of all abilities and we can adapt the itinerary for your group. Choose to take the route at a leisurely pace and enjoy the food along the way.

We can customise the ride itinerary for groups of 6 or more riders and make this a custom tour.

MAP

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • SEAFOOD ON THE COSTA BRAVA
  • WINE TASTING IN EMPORDÀ
  • TRADITONAL CATALAN MEAL
  • GIRONA FOOD TOUR

GIRONA GOURMET TOUR INFORMATION

RIDE SUPPORT

Supported Cycling

Enjoy first class guiding & support from your dedicated cycling guides throughout the week.

Eat Sleep Cycle ride leaders are experienced professionals from all walks of life. Fun, friendly and patient, you will never be left behind.

Quick Facts
  • NEARLY 100 PRO CYCLISTS ARE BASED IN GIRONA
  • CATALUNYA IS HOME TO SOME OF THE WORLD’S MOST INNOVATIVE CHEFS
  • THE CHAPEL WHERE SALVADOR DALI GOT MARRIED IS 15KM EAST OF GIRONA.

FOOD & ACCOMMODATION

Taste Catalunya

Girona is as famous for its food as it is for its cycling. Ride through the Emporá wine region by day and taste the produce by night. Taste ice-cream from the best restaurant in the world. Sample Catalan home cooking, fresh seafood & the tastes of the land.

From seafood to paella, tapas to pintxos, the flavours of this town and the surrounding region are sure to tickle your tastebuds. Allow us to curate your food experience.

A breakfast buffet is included each morning at your Hotel, as well as the following food experiences:

  • Welcome wine & cheese by local producers
  • 2 unique Empordà wine tours & tastings
  • 3 lunches
  • 2 evening meals
  • 1 Girona Food Tour

We’ll provide our recommendations for unmissable of cafés, cocktail bars & restaurants to enjoy at your leisure throughout your stay outside of the Gourmet Tour destinations. We can make reservations for you at your request.

Catalan Hospitality

Hotel Nord 1901 * * * *

The Hotel Nord luxury hotel brings the style of the Girona’s old town inside with beautiful decoration and fittings and exquisite attention to detail.

Complete with a courtyard garden and private pool the hotel serves a breakfast buffet of locally sourced produce – a perfect start to every day of your trip.

Hotel Bellavista * * * * *

A five star hotel with infinity pool & spectacular views of the city this hotel offers a perfect escape from the city centre. Complete with bar & restaurant this is a comfortable spot to get away from it all.

*Accommodation shown subject to availability at time of booking.

BIKE HIRE

Bike Hire

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

Choose from a carbon Ridley road bike, designed in cycling’s heartland of Belgium, state-of-the-art Factor road bike or choose an electric road or hybrid. 

 All our bikes are supplied with compact 50-34 chainsets & 11-32 cassettes. 

Our Bikes

RIDLEY ROAD BIKE

  • Carbon Frame
  • Choice of 105 or Ultegra Groupset
  • Sizes 48 – 63

FACTOR 02

  • Carbon Frame
  • Shimano Ultegra Di2
  • Black Inc finishing kit

ELECTRIC ROAD BIKE

  • Orbea M20 Gain
  • Shimano Ultegra Groupset
  • Hydraulic disc brakes

HYBRID

  • Electric or regular bike available
  • Disc brakes for extra control
  • Comfortable position

TRIP SUMMARY

Classic Climbs of the Alps Tour Dates

Trip Dates

22nd – 27th July

12th – 17th August

On demand for groups

Classic Climbs of the Alps Cycling Tour Pricing

Price Per Head

€1,799

Single Supplement €249

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Travel Logistics

Fly in and out of Girona or Barcelona Airport (Girona is recommended for reduced transfer times). If you’d like to extend your trip please let us know.

What's Included?

Cycling: 4 supported rides, 1 guided ride
Accommodation: 5 nights, 4* Hotel
Food: Breakfast & daily food experiences
Bike Hire: Optional
Transfers: Optional

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.

My wife and I recently spent two days on the Gourmet Tour [...] The team at Eat Sleep Cycle genuinely have something for everyone, from people looking for a hard weeks riding to those looking to spend a few days enjoying the weather, the food & wine and exploring the region. I couldn't recommend them highly enough

Chris CGreat set up and wonderful people.

[...] We were so impressed by the whole experience. The staff and guides are knowledgeable of the area and super accommodating. They can take you on mountains, hills, flats, intense, or low key rides. They are kind and welcoming. their equipment is first class. [...]

Colleen NAMAZING GOURMET AND CYCLING TOUR OF CATALONIA

Very little beats the satisfaction of discovering tastes of Girona on bike, with Louise, Lee and Brian. The team put together a well-planned 5 day route that connected our intimate group of three to the food, culture and rich cycling history of Girona. [...]

Harriet COn bike, ECS expertly connects riders to the food and culture of Catalonia

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.

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