Ride from Girona to the Catalan Pyrenees and spend a magical 2 nights & 3 days in the mountains. Stay in the pretty village of Pobla La Lillet, nestled at the base of the Col de Morella & Col de la Crueta and packed with history and warm hospitality.
This is a tour which combines stunning riding with excellent Catalan food & hospitality inspired by the landscapes ridden on the tour.
Choose our bike-packing tour for the adventurous souls on a budget or our self-guided option with luggage transfers.
Girona to Pobla La Lillet, 133 km, 2,500 m
Option to extend the ride via Oix and Beget, 152 km, 2,700 m
Coll de la Crueta & Montgrony, 61 km, 1,700 m
Option to switch the ride for a hike into the hills to visit the Santunari de Santa Maria de Falgars for lunch or visit Gaudi’s Xalet del Catllaràs. Or take a tranquilo rest day & visit Gaudi’s Artigas Gardens
Pobla La Lillet to Girona, 140 km, 2,200 m
Option to shorten the ride, 115 km, 1,500 m
Our Pyrenees Mini-Break is designed for cyclists who enjoy a long day in the saddle. Cyclists riding unsupported should be confident in completing a 100 km + day with lots of climbing. Opt for luggage transfers if you prefer the comfort of riding weight-free!
We’ll welcome you to Girona, talk you through the ride & make sure your have everything you need for an amazing trip! We’ll provide you with a Road Book which includes detailed route information as well as gpx. files loaded onto a GPS device.
You’ll have a number to call if you need support along the way & we’ll work with you to find solutions as soon as we receive your call.
It’s essential that you are able to fix a puncture & any basic mechanicals to undertake a self-guided tour.
Self-Guided with Luggage Transfers
Add luggage transfers to your trip & enjoy the freedom of a lightweight ride!
For the ultimate pro-cycling experience choose full support from a dedicated Eat Sleep Cycle team. Ask us for a quote for your group.
Stay in El Castell del Pobla La Lillet, a gorgeous guesthouse located a the base of the Coll de Morella & the Coll de la Crueta. Enjoy warm hospitality in this restored castle from hosts Montse & Àlvaro.
Enjoy an evening meal to remember served by Àlvaro at El Castell. Àlvaro is a talented chef who works with the changing seasons & local produce.
Breakfast is enjoyed at El Castell & we’ll recommend the best lunch stops en route.
We’ll also provide each guest with ride nutrition. For your second night in Pobla de Lillet choose to enjoy a second night at Àlvaro’s table or head out into the village to try some traditional food. For real foodies it’s worth taking a taxi up the mountain to Fonda Xesc – a michelin star resturant in Gombren.
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.
RIDLEY FENIX SL 105
RIDLEY HELIUM X
RIDLEY FENIX DISC
Excellent customer service from this enthusiastic team of people. High spec rental bikes in excellent cosmetic and mechanical condition. Will definitely use again. Thanks.Robert Collin
Great service from Sylvia and her colleagues at ESC. Good communications, bikes set up correctly, helpful and friendly. Recommended.Pete Smart
2023 Trip Dates
Bike Packing Tour, Price Per Person
€649 (4 or more guests)
€749 (2 or more guests)
€999 (solo rider)
Available as a private tour & on demand for groups.
Meeting Point: The meet point for the tour is at Barcelona Sants train station at 12 noon on day 1 of the tour.
End Location: The tour finishes in Girona city centre. The last hotel is a 5 min walk from Girona train station.
We can arrange transfers to Barcelona or Girona Airport on demand.
Cycling: Choice of self-guided or Fully guided and supported.
Accommodation: 6 nights, boutique accommodation
Food: Breakfast only (self-guided) or full board (supported tours)
Bike Hire: Optional
Transfers: Group transfer to start location inlcuded
Groups of 8 or more riders: can opt to make a tour private and choose their own dates with the same pricing
Groups of 7 or less riders: can also opt for a privte tour – ask us for a quote!
Deposit: a 50% deposit will secure your place on the tour.
Balance: the outstanding balance is due 2 months in advance of the tour.
Our home in Girona, Spain, gives us unique access to remarkable people and places, allowing us to create world class cycling tours.
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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Ride with Eat Sleep Cycle and enjoy the best roads, landscapes & cultural experiences thanks to our knowledge.