Girona Women’s Cycling Camp

Scheduled

5 nights

Intermediate

262 km

7.000 m

Girona Women's Cycling Camp
GironaGirona Women’s Cycling Camp

Summary

Join our unique women’s cycling training camp in Girona, Catalonia. Girona offers stress-free routes (no potholes, no crazy traffic) so all you have to do is think about is getting the best out of the ride. The itinerary showcases the best of Girona’s cycling and its huge variety of terrain. Prepare to marvel at the rugged coastline of the Costa Brava, beautiful climbs and spectacular Catalan scenery. There will be two ride groups throughout the week led by experienced (female) guides.

The camp brings together women from all stages of their cycling development, from beginners through to seasoned racers; there’s nothing like the fun, supportive nature of all all-female group to make you feel on top of the world!

Our ride support is second to none and we pride ourselves on a high staff-guest ratio. We take care of everything so you can savour the ride of a lifetime. This is a flexible itinerary offering riders the opportunity to extend or shorten the ride depending on their fitness level. Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the hotel, lunch on the road with the group and an evening meal back in Girona at one of our favourite restaurants. Soak up everything Girona has to offer!

DURATION

6 days / 5 nights

DISTANCE

262 km

HOTELS
★★★★★
REGION

Girona

Terrain

Road

LEVEL

Intermediate

Average Distance X DAY

52 km

Average Time X DAY

2 h 40 min

PRICE PER PERSON FROM€ 2.699

TOUR highlights

Explore the cycling capital of Catalonia

Sant Hilari Sacalm

Rocacorba

Els Angels

Santa Pelaia

IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

Intermediate

Rated 2 out of 4 our Intermediate tours are designed for sporty people who are looking to enjoy some more challenging rides. E-bikes are available on all of our tours.

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ITINERARY

Day 1

Welcome to Girona!

After an (optional) transfer from Barcelona Airport to Girona, meet with the team at the Eat Sleep Cycle hub for a tour brief, bike set-up and the first warm-up ride of the camp. The group will be split into two levels for this camp, but both groups will head out on the first day together. Enjoy an evening meal in Girona's old town

EAT

Welcome light lunch at Eat Sleep Cycle Cafe

SLEEP

Hotel Carlemany

CYCLE

Warm up ride - 41.2 km, 399 m

Day 1

Banyoles Lake / Rocacorba

On day 2, after a buffet breakfast at the hotel, both groups will gear up and ride out as a group to Banyoles. This route leads into the rolling countryside just north of Girona to the town of Banyoles and Banyoles lake, boasting spectacular views. Enjoy a lake-side coffee before the ride back to Girona where you're free to take your pick for lunch. In the late afternoon take advatage of a mobility, pilates & recovery session and ensure you're ready to ride for the rest of the week. Tonight enjoy an evening meal with the group at a local Catalan restaurant.

EAT

Breakfast, evening meal at a Catalan restaurant in the city centre

SLEEP

Hotel Carlemany

CYCLE

Banyoles Lake - 61.5 km, 753 m

Day 1

Mas Llunes / Sant Hilari Sacalm

The group will split for the second half of the ride on day three, with the longer group riding out further to Sant Hilari Sacalm, It's around a 25 km climb to the top at a generous 2.6% average gradient, overall a pleasant climb! Once back in Girona, both groups are free to explore the city at their own pace and enjoy an evening meal at a location of their choice. The Eat Sleep Cycle team will be more than happy to provide recommendations.

EAT

Breakfast, picnic lunch and a free evening in the city to choose your own restaurant

SLEEP

Hotel Carlemany

CYCLE

Mas Lunes and Brunyola - 54.3 km, 645 m / Sant Hilari Sacalm and Brunyola - 96.4 km, 1,471 m

Day 1

Els Angels / Santa Pelaia

On day 4, the group splits into two again after climbing one of Girona's classic climbs, Els Angels. The first group will loop back towards Girona along the flats, while the second group will complete the Hincapie Loop including another climb. Tonight is paella night with the group!

EAT

Breakfast, paella for dinner with the group

SLEEP

Hotel Carlemany

CYCLE

Els Angels - 59.8 km, 880 m / Hincapie Loop - 67.4 km, 1,179 m

Day 1

Costa Brava

The penultimate day of the tour brings another classic Girona ride - the Costa Brava. This stunning, rugged coastline has inspired artists and writers throughout history, so it's not to be missed while in the area! The two groups will ride out to Tossa de Mar together and enjoy lunch at the beach. Then, the first group will get a transfer back to the city, while the second group will ride the loop back to base, which includes another 12 km climb. Enjoy a celebration evening meal at the Eat Sleep Cycle Cafè on the final night of the Girona Women's Cycling Camp.

EAT

Breakfast, lunch at the beach and a final evening celebratory meal together with the group

SLEEP

Hotel Carlemany

CYCLE

Costa Brava out and back - 51.3 km, 778 m / Costa Brava Full Loop - 93.8 km, 1,304 m

Day 1

Departures

Enjoy a final buffet breakfast at the hotel. There is a group transfer to Barcelona Airport at 10 am, which is perfect for flights departing after 2 pm.

EAT

Breakfast at the hotel.

SLEEP

CYCLE

THE TOUR
IN DETAIL

RIDE SUPPORT

full support

Enjoy full ride support from our professional guide team & support vehicle.

The ride support vehicle is stocked with natural ride nutrition, electrolytes and water, as well as a full set of tools to resolve any mechanicals. On selected days the support crew will serve a delicious picnic lunch in a scenic location en route. Enjoy local foods chosen to keep you feeling energized and healthy.

Eat Sleep Cycle guides are experienced riders from all walks of life united by a love of cycling who’ll help to keep the group safe, motivated and savouring the trip of a lifetime.

All guests will receive access to our digital Road Book and routes, giving everyone the flexibility to ride at their own pace.

This tour also includes a mobility, pilates & recovery session.

HOTELS

Hotels shown are examples and are subject to change

BIKE HIRE

Wilier Filante SLR

Pure Road

The Filante SLR is an extremely lightweight aerodynamic bicycle used by World Tour team Astana. Enjoy a Shimano Ultegra Di2 groupset and DT Swiss ERC 1400 wheelset.

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Wilier Filante SL Hybrid Road E-Bike

Pure Road Electric

Our top of the range road e-bike from Wilier. Enjoy a lightweight carbon frame, carbon wheelset and Shimano Ultegra Di2 shifting. The Filante Hybrid has a range of 1,000-2,000m of elevation, or constant use 1.5-2hrs. Range extenders are avialable to hire which doubles this range.

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Wilier Garda Hybrid Road E-Bike

All Road Electric

A comfortable e-road bike with a lightweight carbon frameset and a clean-cut design featuring fully integrated cable routing. The Garda Hybrid uses the proven and reliable Mahle X35+ drive unit with 250 Wh motor inserted in the rear hub while the battery is housed in the down tube. The groupset is Shimano 105 Di2. The Garda has an autonomy of 1,000-2,000m of elevation, or constant use 1.5-2hrs - it's possible to rent a range extender to double the range for an additional fee.

Electric

Wilier Filante SL

All Road

The Wilier Filante SL guarantees a first-class weight, a precise ride and a great aesthetic clarity thanks to the integrated cables. Carbon Monocoque frame with full internal cable routing Electronic Shimano 105 Di2 shifting Carbon wheels Chainrings: 50/34, Cassette: 11-34

Basso Diamante

Pure Road

The ultimate bike for climbers. The Diamante features a lightweight fully integrated frameset, a Shimano Ultegra Di2 groupset and a carbon ERC 1400 wheelset from DT Swiss. The Diamante has gearing for climbing - a 50/34 chainset and an 11-34 cassette.

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Basso Astra

All Road

An endurance all-road bike that increases versatility with features that lean closer to gravel. Enojy a comfortable performance carbon frameset, an electronic SRAM Force AXS groupset and a MicroTech RE38 Carbon wheelset. 48/35 chainrings and 10-36 cassette

THE GUIDES

Emanuela

Emanuela is Italian and after many years living in Barcelona relocated to Mallorca. She started triathlon 10 years ago and has made it her life! Alongside guiding Emanuela hosts guests from all over the world in her Airbnb.

Laura

Laura is a guide, professional cycling coach and endurance cyclist who has completed some of the coolest ultradistance gravel events (which she absolutely loved!). Laura loves guiding as she really enjoys empowering people to ride their bikes and discover new places, help their cycling adventures come true, and share unforgettable moments together.

Details

LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION

HOW TO GET HERE

Travel to Barcelona or Girona

MEETING POINT

Eat Sleep Cycle Hub, Girona

TIME

12:00

DEPARTURE

The tour finishes in Girona city centre

WHAT THE TOUR INCLUDES

CYCLING

Full-support

ACCOMMODATION

4* Hotel

FOOD

Breakfast, 3 lunches, 4 evening meals

TRANSFERS

Not included - available on request

BIKE RENTAL

High end bike rental is included

EAT SLEEP CYCLE LOCATION

ESC Girona

If you love cycling put a cycling tour of Girona high on your bucket list. A paradise for roadies, gravellers & mountain bikers alike, Girona has an amazing network of rides ready to blow your mind. It’s a destination that can be enjoyed all year around, with the most popular months to ride being March to June & September to November.

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DEPOSIT

A 30% deposit will secure your place on the tour

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FINAL BALANCE

The final balance is due 90 days before the tour departs

Single Occupancy:  PLUS €299
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19 May 2025

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24 May 2025

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FAQs

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What happens if I need to cancel the trip?

We have a flexible cancelation policy – please take a look at our cancellation policy at the time of booking. If you have any doubts please reach out and we’re happy to help.

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Is the tour the right level for me?

We rate our tours from Level 1 (Leisure) to Level 4 (Epic). Each tour contains a description of the level, expected daily ride time, distance and elevation. If you have any doubts we’re more that happy to speak to you on the phone and help to find you the perfect trip!

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What about bikes? Can I hire one or should I bring my own?

We recommend that you hire a bike for your tour and will work with you after you book to help you to choose the best size and model for your ride style. If you prefer to bring your bike, it’s no problem. Please be aware that on some of our epic trips we charge a supplement to transport your bike box to our finishing location. If you have any doubts, please ask!

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Is insurance included?

Insurance is not included in our tour packages. We highly recommend contracting travel insurance at the time of reservation with a company from where you are from.

Health insurance which covers you for illness or injury whilst cycling in your chosen destination is mandatory, we’ll ask you for details of your insurance providor before you travel.

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