Thursday 24 April - Day 1: Arrival
After arriving at Barcelona Airport, you will be met by one of
our guides in the arrivals hall. Once both flights have landed,
Girona is a short 1 hour transfer away. Here you will be reunited
with your bike that will have been driven down for you. A couple of
hours for a nice Lunch, time to settle in and fettle your bike and
then we will test the legs with a ride to the famous Rocacorba.
Friday 25 April - Day 2: Queen
- Distance: 125km
- Elevation: 1862m
Todays ride will start in Girona and head towards Salt and
Bescanó, before arriving in Bonmatí and tackling the first climb up
the Les Serres road, a mountain pass that you will ride twice today
in our figure of 8 loop.
The first descent will take you to the Vall del Llémena and on
to Les Planes d'Hostoles, in the Garrotxa region. From here you
will head to Amer, turning off after Pasteral and onto a shadowy,
wild road to the Susqueda Reservoir, before ascending the gruelling
Nafré mountain pass to Osor.
Here begins the long descent to Anglès, which will take you back
to Bonmatí, where they will have to brave the Les Serres mountain
pass for the second time.
You will return to Girona through the Vall del Llémena, down
alluring roads that pass through Llorà, Canet d'Adri and Sant
Gregori before finishing back at the hotel.
Dinner in Girona and time to relax by the pool with a beer in
Saturday 26 April - Day 3
- Distance: 100km
- Elevation: 1600m
Today we turn away from the mountains and head to the coast. Our
destination is the beautiful rolling coast road with great views
over the Mediterranean. We return through vineyards and countryside
Don't let the lack of mountains fool you, today will be a tough
day of constant undulation, small roads and even an optional splash
of gravel roads.
Sunday 27 April - Day 4: Warm down and
Time for one last local ride and a coffee in Girona, before your
transfer to the airport.
(nb: itinerary subject to change depending on weather and
other safety factors)