Project Description

EUROVELO 8 E-BIKE TOUR

TOUR DESCRIPTION

Discover Eurovelo 8 cycle route crossing the Costa Brava in 4 stages by staying in the most exclusive hotels. 6 trip days in which you will travel, together with local guides, from Girona to the French border by electric bikes.

Starting in Girona and ending in France, this section of the mediterranean route is specially designed for groups and families looking for low difficulty itineraries. The main part of the route takes part on secondary paved roads and easy trail paths allowing all members of the group to enjoy a fantastic cycling experience.

The Costa Brava and his idyllic coves of crystalline waters is a matchless backdrop for cycle tourism: quiet roads, an amazing climate, our excellent gastronomy and Girona’s cycling culture are some of the reasons why the best teams in the world live and train here not to mention the numerous amateurs and cycling tourists who visit us year after year.

OFF THE BIKE ACTIVITIES DURING YOUR TRIP

Additionaly, Girona – Costa Brava also offers a wide range of cultural and off the bike activities that will complement your trip. Take a look at our favourite ones:

  • Follow the brilliant artistic footprint of Salvador Dalí visiting his museum in Figueres.

  • Discover the Roman ruins of Sant Martí d’Empúries.

  • Delight yourself in the old medieval villages of Pals, Peratallada and Monells.

  • Visit Peralada wineriesCastell-Cap Roig Botanical Gardens and Aiguamolls de l’Empordà Natural Parc.

  • Enjoy the best gastronomy in El Celler de Can Roca, two times awarded best restaurant in the world.

Eurovelo 8 cycle route will captivate you!

TOTAL

DISTANCE

174 kms

TOTAL

ELEVATION

1.494 mts

AVERAGE DAILY DISTANCE

44 kms

AVERAGE DAILY ELEVATION

374 mts

GENERAL INFO:

Starting location: Girona
Ending location: Girona
Duration: 6 days, 4 stages
Reccomended season: February to November

INCLUDED BICYCLE:
2020 SCOTT SUBCROSS 20 E-BIKE

Bicicleta Scott

OUR GUIDES:

Joan

Gerard Monells - Catalonia Bike Tours

Gerard

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EUROVELO 8 E-BIKE TOUR ITINERARY

DAY 1

WELCOME TO CATALONIA!

We will pick you up in Barcelona or Girona airports and take you to our hotel in Girona, Catalonia’s cycling capital.

Upon arrival at the hotel we will give a briefing to provide you with general information about the tour before tuning the bicycles of all the guests who have contracted our rental service.

In the afternoon you will be given a guided city tour with a local guide through the old city including visits to: the Cathedral, the jewish quarter, the old walls, independence square and main cycling cafes (aprox. 3,5h). Depending on the arrival time at the hotel, we will move the tour to day 5.

We will end the first day of Eurovelo 8 cycle route with a fantastic welcoming dinner in the hotel, with the whole team.

ACCOMODATION

DAY 2 / STAGE 1 GIRONA – PLATJA D’ARO

STAGE DETAILS

Stage Highlights: Girona – Sant Feliu de Guíxols – S’Agaró

Optional off the bike activities:

  • Water sports

  • Yacht tour

  • Seafood gastronomy

  • Bell-Lloc wineries visit

DISTANCE

50 kms

ELEVATION

319 mts

CYCLING TIME

3 – 4 hours

ACCOMODATION

Park Hotel San Jorge
****S
Platja d’Aro

DAY 3 / STAGE 2 PLATJA D’ARO – TORROELLA DE MONTGRÍ

STAGE DETAILS

Stage Highlights: Palamós – Calella de Palafrugell – Llafranc – Faro de Sant Sebastià

Optional off the bike activities:

  • Water sports

  • Touristic tour to Baix Empordà most important medieval villages (Monells , Pals y Peratallada)

  • Medas Islands boat tour

  • Visit the Roman Ruins of Sant Martí d’Empúries

DISTANCE

50 kms

ELEVATION

398 mts

CYCLING TIME

5 – 6  hours

ACCOMODATION

Molí del Mig by URH
****
Torroella de Montgrí

DAY 4 / STAGE 3 TORROELLA DE MONTGRÍ – PERALADA

STAGE DETAILS

Stage Highlights: L’Escala – Sant Pere Pescador – Parque Natural dels Aiguamolls de l’Empordà

Optional off the bike activities:

  • Touristic tour visiting Cap de Creus Natural Parc and Cadaqués village

  • Salvador Dalí Museum visit in Figueres

  • Enjoy Peralada Casino

  • Peralada Wineries visit

DISTANCE

44 kms

ELEVATION

254 mts

CYCLING TIME

3 – 4  hours

ACCOMODATION

Peralada Wine Golf Spa
*****
Peralada

DAY 5 / STAGE 4 PERALADA – EL PERTÚS (FRANCIA)

STAGE DETAILS

Stage Highlights: Campmany – La Jonquera – El Pertús (France)

Optional off the bike activities:

  • Guided tour through Girona old city (3,5h). Included in the package

  • Have dinner in “El Celler de Can Roca” – 2 times awarded world’s best restaurant

DISTANCE

30 kms

ELEVATION

523 mts

CYCLING TIME

3 hours

ACCOMODATION

DAY 6

GOOD JOURNEY BACK!

After a few intensive cycling days, this great experience reaches its end. We sincerely hope that you enjoy Eurovelo 8 cycle route as much as we do.

Our team will be waiting for you in the hall at the agreed time to transfer you to the airport where we will end our services.

Thank you so much for choosing us and we look forward to seeing you soon!

¿WHAT’S INCLUDED?

INCLUDED SERVICES

  • Accommodation in selected hotels in double occupancy room with half-board.

  • Transfer of travellers as soon as they arrive to our country to their destination.

  • SCOTT SubCross 20 E-Bike rental bikes.

  • Execution of the tour by certified and multilingual bike tour guides specialised in tourism.

  • Health insurance.

  • Support vehicle and roadside assistance.

  • Daily transport of luggage.

  • Supply of solid and liquid provisions during the tour.

  • Mechanical service (doesn’t include replacement components of privately-owned bicyles).

  • Tourist tax.

  • Visits to tourist attractions and tourist advice during the rides.

  • Routes accessed via Ride with GPS app.

  • Trip PhotoBook.

  • Catalonia Bike Tours cycling jersey by Sportful.

OPTIONAL SERVICES

  • Single room.

  • Activities and additional visits.

  • Additional nights.

NON-INCLUDED SERVICES

  • Transfers to our country.

  • Lunch

  • Repair service and component replacement of privately-owned bicycles.

  • Minibar and extras in the hotel.

EUROVELO 8 E-BIKE TOUR ACCOMODATIONS

HOTEL DAYS 1 & 5

Palau de Bellavista by URH 4*

Girona

HOTEL DAY 2

Park Hotel San Jorge 4*

Platja d’Aro

HOTEL DAY 3

Molí del Mig by URH 4*

Torroella de Montgrí

HOTEL DAY 4

Peralada Wine Spa Golf 5*

Peralada

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OUR E-BIKES

SCOTT SUBCROSS 20 eRIDE 2020

 

Meet the Sub Cross eRIDE 20, the easy way to explore gravel roads or smooth trails. The bike is equipped with the powerful Bosch Performance drive unit, intelligently integrated into the frame for a slick and smooth design. An adjustable stem and ergonomic saddle result in optimal comfort.

Scott 20 Subcross

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Sub eRIDE 6061 Alloy
  • SUNTOUR NVX 30 NLO DS QR 700C STEEL TAPERED
  • Shimano Alivio 3100 9 Speed
  • Shimano Alivio 3100 9 Speed
  • Shimano CS HG400 11-36
  • Shimano BR-M200 Disc
  • Bosch Performance
  • PowerTube 500 Wh
  • Purion Display

EUROVELO 8 E-BIKE TOUR PHOTO GALLERY

EUROVELO 8 E-BIKE TOUR BOOKINGS

PRICES

Price 6 pax €2.450 €2.690 €2.950
Single Room Supplement €365 €365 €590

Low Season: January – May & October – December

Medium Season: June & September

High Season: July  & August

GROUP DISCOUNTS

NUMBER OF CYCLISTS 7-8 9-10 11-12 +12
Discount rate 5% 10% 15% On request

SMALL GROUPS SUPPLEMENT

4 cyclists  5 cyclists
Supplement travelling on small groups (price par client) +350€ +150€

BOOKING CALENDAR