HIDDEN GEMS

6 NIGHTS

COMFORT

LEVEL 1-2

300 KM

2,000 M

GIRONA GOURMET TOUR

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

Stay in Girona’s best hotel & enjoy the full Eat Sleep Cycle ride & holiday experience.Enjoy relaxed riding through the Girona region of Catalunya. The Girona Gourmet Tour takes in the best roads & to a variety of food experiences in the area.

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:

Evening Welcome Wine & Cheese at Simfonia

Day 2:

Girona Food Tour: a walking tour of the city
Afternoon ride along the Vall de Llemena, 50 km

Day 3:

Banyoles Lake & the Rocacorba Food Truck, 70 km

Day 4:

Tastes of the Empordá, Traditional Wine Making, 60 km

Day 5:

Tastes of the Mediterranean, 45 km

Day 6:

Snail tasting in Sant Dalmai, 80 km

Day 7:

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
  • SNAILS IN SAN DALMAI
  • GIRONA FOOD TOUR

GIRONA GOURMET TOUR INFORMATION

RIDE SUPPORT

Guided Rides

Enjoy first class guiding 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.

Stop at the best cafè stops for lunch & snack breaks – these are at your own cost.

Quick Facts
  • NEARLY 100 PRO CYCLISTS ARE BASED IN GIRONA
  • DAVID MILLAR HAS LIVED IN GIRONA SINCE 2006.
  • THE CHAPEL WHERE SALVADOR DALI GOT MARRIED IS 15KM EAST OF GIRONA.

FOOD & ACCOMMODATION

Half Board

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 with views of sunset over Les Serres.

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, lunches & food experiences are included, as well as two evening meals in Girona.

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. The hotel is located in the heart of Girona’s medieval old town, nestled in a tranquil setting just meters from busy cafés and restaurants, providing the perfect base from which to explore the city.

Hotel Nord is an Eat Sleep Cycle favourite and cyclists are made very welcome by its friendly staff.

*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 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.

FACTOR O2

  • State-of-the-art lightweight frameset
  • Black Inc. carbon wheels & finishing kit
  • Shimano Ultegra Di2

TRIP SUMMARY

Classic Climbs of the Alps Tour Dates

Trip Dates

23rd – 29th June 2019

On demand for groups

Classic Climbs of the Alps Cycling Tour Pricing

Price Per Head

€1,599*

Single Supplement €399

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: 6 guided & supported rides
Accommodation: 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.

TAILOR OUR GIRONA GOURMET TOUR ITINERARY TO SUIT YOU

Choose your dates, accommodation type, tailor your ride itinerary & support.

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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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

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