Empordà has its own personality. The Catalan artist Salvador Dali was born here, and the landscape inspired him. The route leads you through fascinating vineyards, along the Costa Brava, through the city of Figueres as well as through the national park Aiguammolls de l’Empordà… simply the best of Empordà!The route starts in Girona, a wonderful old city with a lot of sights worth visiting. Then your way leads on to the Costa Brava and finally to L’Estartit. L’Estartit is a nice small town near the beach, next to the Medas islands, which is a real paradise for divers. Your round trip leads you to “La Gola del Ter” (the maw of the Ter), the water mouth of river Ter into the Mediterranean Sea and to several small medieval villages. From L’Escala you follow the coastline to Roses. The Mediterranean Sea is on your right side and you cycle along the bay of Roses which is one of the most beautiful experiences someone can have at the Costa Brava. Enjoy the promenade, the beach, the citadel as well as the lighthouse in Roses. You can visit the wine museum and taste the wines. Finally you cycle through vineyards, olive groves and alongside the last extensions of the Pyrenees. On your last day you continue through small and very old villages on to Figueres. Enjoy the impressing view onto the Pyrenees, for sure the best way to end this journey.

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Itinerary

Today you have time to visit the beautiful old town with the Jewish district, the cathedral and the bridges over the Onyar river.

Welcome briefing and distribution of rental bikes. The route leads via cycle paths and small roads to the Costa Brava and L’Estartit. Highlights of the route are the beach of L’Estartit, the Medas islands and the water mouth of river Ter.

Today you follow mainly the coast and its beaches. The Mediterranean Sea is located on your right hand side and offers wonderful views along the Costa Brava. Enjoy the promenade, the beach, the citadel as well as the lighthouse in Roses. Highlights: L´Escala, the ruins of Empùries, the bay of Roses, and the many beaches along the route.

You cycle through small, medieval villages on to Figueres. The Pyrenees are located on your right hand side, for sure the best view to end your tour. Highlights: the route along river Muga and the vineyards.

Departure or extension of your stay.

Tour character

This tour is an easy tour. You cycle along the coast through flat and slightly hilly terrain. There is only little traffic, some sections have to be cycled on earth roads. Suitable for beginners with a bit experience.

Services and infos

Services

Included:

  • Accommodation as already mentioned
  • Breakfast buffet or an extensive breakfast
  • Luggage transfer between the hotels
  • Welcome briefing
  • Detailed travel documents1x per room (German, English) with route maps, route description, local attractions, important telephone numbers
  • GPS-data is available
  • Service hotline (English only)
Infos

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Girona or Barcelona airport
  • By bus or train to the train station of Girona, the arrival hotel is about 5 minutes away by foot
  • Return by train from Figueres to airport Girona or Barcelona

Things to note:

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
Contact & booking

Do you still have questions about the tour? We are happy to help and look forward to your inquiry.