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SELF-GUIDED

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6 DAYS

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SELECT

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LEVEL 1-4

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360 KM

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3,500 M

PIRINEXUS CYCLE TOUR

Ride the Pirinexus on beautiful gravel cycling paths with Eat Sleep Cycle. Discover rural landscapes of Catalunya, climb into the stunning mountains of the Pyrenees and spin along the Costa Brava on a network of well-maintained, traffic-free cycle routes.

This is a flexible itinerary which can be ridden over any number of days depending on fitness levels – the more time you have available, the easier the ride! However, our recommended package is 6 days.

There are three levels of support available for the ride: fully supported by a support vehicle & guide, self-guided with luggage transfers or bike-packing adventure style.

CYCLING ITINERARY

Day 1:

Arrival in Girona

Girona – Sant Miquel, 43 km, 600 m

Day 2:

Sant Miquel – Camprodon, 57 km, 1,100 m

Day 3:

Camprodon – Ceret, 62 km, 700 m

Day 4:

Ceret – Sant Marti Empuries, 84 km, 600 m

Day 5:

Sant Marti Empuries – Sant Feliu, 63 km, 400 m

Day 6:

Sant Feliu – Girona, 41 km, 300 m

Departure from Girona (or add an additional night to enjoy the city!)

IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

Yes!

The Pirinexus 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 over extra days or why not add an extra night’s stay at the coast? For those looking for a more challenging ride shorten the tour. The route is either off-road or on roads with a small amount of traffic.

MAP

Map Pirinexus Cycle Tour

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • EXPERIENCE THE FREEDOM OF THE TRAIL
  • ENJOY FABULOUS HOSPITALITY
  • CLIMB INTO THE PYRENEES
  • SOAK UP VIEWS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN

PIRINEXUS TOUR INFORMATION

RIDE SUPPORT

Self-Guided with Luggage Transfers

Navigate with a Wahoo GPS device. We’ll take care of your luggage and transfer it to you new destination each day. This is the most popular options for guests on the Pirinexus.

Vehicle Support

Enjoy the security of a support vehicle, tracking your progress & carrying ride nutrition, water, & providing mechanical back-up.

Guided & Support Vehicle

Choose this for the full Eat Sleep Cycle experience. You’ll be taken care of by an Eat Sleep Cycle guide & support driver and all you have to think about is enjoying the ride!

Bikepacking

For the adventurous souls. Navigate with a Wahoo GPS device and carry your own luggage for the ultimate adventure.

Quick Facts
  • THE PIRINEXUS OPENED IN MARCH 2013
  • THERE ARE 18 MICHELIN STAR RESTAURANTS IN THE REGION
  • THERE ARE 700 SIGNS ALONG THE WAY!

FOOD & ACCOMMODATION

You Choose

Breakfast is included every day at your hotel.

Choose your lunch and coffee stops at any of the towns and villages you pass through along the way. We’ll provide suggestions & recommendations in your Road Books.

Evening meals on the Pirinexus are set to be a treat. With 18 Michelin star restaurants in the region, as well as great quality local restaurants and fabulous hotel kitchens, you’ll be spoiled for choice!

Hospitality in Catalunya

We work with the best cyclist friendly guesthouses and hotels along the route. For example:

Rectoria Sant Miguel de Pineda

A 12th century rectory beautifully restored by owners Goretti & Roy. Enjoy delicious food prepared from local produce & relax in the heart of the Garrotxa region.

Les Arbousiers

A beautiful guesthouse set on the edge of Céret with a lush garden & wonderful hosts.

Hostal Spa Empuries

Exquisitely located on a secluded beach on the Costa Brava and 300 m from the Roman Ruines at Empuries. Built in 1907 the ecological hotel is beautifully decorated and has an award winning restaurant.

BIKE HIRE

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Bike Hire

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

Choose from a Ridley Tempo Disc Hybrid with luggage racks & ortileb panniers for a leisurely ride.

For more adventurous guests choose from a mountain or gravel bike, and add ortileb bike-packing bags if you’re going it alone.

Discover the bikes
Our Bikes

Ridley Kanzo Adventure

The Kanzo Adventure is Ridley’s gravel bike that meets the needs of the continuously evolving gravel market.

Reiley Gradient

An innovative Titanium Frame with the completely renewed and much-loved Shimano GRX gravel-specific groupset.

Ridley Tempo

The Ridley Tempo is an excellent hybrid bike that is fast on the road and comfortable on more demanding sections of the route, it is also available with electric assistance.

TRIP SUMMARY

Classic Climbs of the Alps Tour Dates

Trip Dates

You choose – the Pirinexus can be ridden all year around, but is at its best in Spring & Autumn.

Classic Climbs of the Alps Cycling Tour Pricing

Price Per Head

€1,199 – minimum of 4 guests*

€1,499 – minimum of 2 guests*

Prices are for 5 nights, twin or double share with luggage transfers. Ask us for a quote tailored to your group & requirements!

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Travel Logistics

Start Point: The tour starts and finishes in Girona. Fly in to Girona or Barcelona Airport and we can arrange your transfers for you.

What's Included?

Cycling: Bike-packing, Self-guided or Full Support
5 Nights of Accommodation: 3*/4* Hotels and guesthouses
Food: Breakfast only or Half board available
Bike Hire: Optional
Luggage Transfers: Available
Airport Transfers: Available

Group Bookings

Groups: We can offer special prices for groups of over 8 riders – ask us for a quote.

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.

Absolutely perfect! I just completed the Pirinexus route with my wife and we used Eat Sleep Cycle for bikes, accommodations, baggage transport, and navigation. I cannot say enough how easy they made our trip. I scheduled the vacation from thousands of miles away and it was seamless. Every detail has been considered by this fantastic group of passionate cyclists and it’s clear they want to provide the best, and they do! I encourage anyone considering a cycling vacation to consider the Pirinexus and use Eat Sleep Cycle as your guide. It was one of the many pleasures of our trip was to work with and meet such a wonderful group. See you soon!

Greg McDonaldAbsolutely perfect!

Everything was brilliant: organisation, great communication before and during the trip, fantastic people, lovely kit. Recommend these guys without hesitation. They are so passionate about what they do, and it shows! Loved it.

AligilanBest Bike Holiday Ever!

Peter (Eat Sleep Cycle's gravel guide) was also a great companion on my gravel day, I had a lot of fun exploring the back roads and it was a pleasure chatting to him over the course of the day. 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

WHY EAT SLEEP CYCLE?

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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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5 STAR REVIEWS

You’ll be back!
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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