Catalonia self guided cycling vacation, Spain
Our only self-guided cycling vacation in Catalonia that is available all year round. With luggage transferred. And good price, too.
Peralada Monastary of Santa Maria, Vilaberton Medieval village of Castello D’Empuries Aiguamolls Natural Park Free day Cadaqués Walled coastal settlement of Sant Martí d'Empúries Greek and Roman ruins at Empúries
€775To€925 excluding flights
Price includes airport transfers, accommodation, selected meals, fully equipped hybrid bicycle including water bottles, panniers, tool kit, pump and bike computer , welcome meeting, luggage transfers, route notes, local maps and information pack.
Description of Catalonia self guided cycling vacation, Spain
Available all year round on any day to suit and can be tailor-made and adapted to your requirements
Our top tip:
Learn a few phrases in Catalan as you are really in rural Catalonia now.
Self-guided with itinerary.
Easy to moderate. 4 hours cycling per day.
4* country hotels.
Accommodation, breakfasts, transfers, some meals, hybrid bike hire, luggage transfers, maps and itinerary, 24 hour local support.
Plenty of cafes en route, but option to half board.
Solo travelers welcome. Surcharge for single room.
Our partners behind this vacation promote inclusivity on all their trips and across their business and we are all committed to ensuring travelers face no discrimination on any part of the trip they control.
23 Reviews of Catalonia self guided cycling vacation, Spain
4 out of 5 stars
Reviewed on 19 Sep 2017 by Deborah BeauchampTraveling with our friends. Read full review
Reviewed on 22 Apr 2014 by Beth from CanadaLoved the fact that this worked so well for my husband and I - he's a serious recreational cyclist and I'm an avid cyclist but more casual in my approach. We're '50 something's' and found this all very enjoyable. Read full review
Reviewed on 01 Jan 2014 by Claire HermolleWhat a fantastic vacation! Cycling each day down a new route, through vineyards, small hamlets, to the beach! A vacation quite different to anything we had both been on before. Read full review
Reviewed on 22 Sep 2014 by Jane CowardIt was well organised. Read full review
Reviewed on 16 Dec 2013 by Amy ShannonLoved it! There were many memorable moments: views of the Mediterranean from the Cap de Creus Park, hike to San Pere de Rodes, delicious food at every turn, nifty Romanesque churches at seemingly every cross-road….I could go on Read full review
Reviewed on 25 Nov 2013 by Justin Bonetto10 out of 10, it was a great experience, exactly what I was looking for. Read full review
Reviewed on 30 Jul 2013 by Elizabeth CharltonExcellent, far exceeded our expectations. Has to be one of our best vacations. The best parts were the contrasting spectacular scenery and cycling through the Aiguamolls National Park. Read full review
Reviewed on 27 Nov 2013 by John BurkartThe vacation was exactly what we were looking for to complement our other travels in Spain. Everything worked out well: equipment, directions, and lodging. Read full review
Reviewed on 26 Nov 2013 by Mellena BridgesIt was a great trip. It's so nice to be outside doing active things and get away from the typical tourist activities. Steve was very helpful throughout the experience. Read full review
Reviewed on 07 Nov 2012 by John WatsonSplendid. An unforgettable experience. Read full review
Reviewed on 18 Sep 2012 by Carolyn RogersWe really enjoyed our week and visited some beautiful locations on our bikes. The crew were very friendly and helpful. I would not hesitate in recommending them. The accommodation was excellent and again we were given a very warm welcome. Read full review
Reviewed on 08 Sep 2012 by Karen BethuneThe most memorable part was cycling down to the Mediterranean on the 4th day of cycling, the views were fantastic and the tracks and roads were great...Excellent! Read full review
Reviewed on 05 Sep 2012 by John WilkinsonThe most memorable part was going downhill on some of the bumpier tracks was great, it was very exciting. Read full review
Reviewed on 07 May 2012 by Lucy SalterThe owner was really friendly and helpful throughout our stay and it was only a 10 minute walk from the beach. Enjoyed the Catalonian way of life and experienced some wonderful food, drink, cycling and sightseeing during our stay. We would thoroughly recommend to others. Read full review
Reviewed on 15 Apr 2012 by Claire WilsonJust cycling around the villages was a great way to see them and experience some of Catalonian life. There wasn't one bit that stood out but thoroughly enjoyable. Read full review
Reviewed on 15 Nov 2011 by Mikayla SherlockApproaching San Pere Pescador, tired and a little sore it has to be said, we emerged from the campsite situated on the beach front. Having meandered, oblivious to the outside world, through the beautiful and quiet National Park we were met by a sudden unexpected fantastic spectacle of colour and activity. Read full review
Reviewed on 02 Oct 2011 by David DunnIt was great. The area was beautiful for cycling, the accommodation was first class and the operator very well organised. We had not done this kind of vacation before and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Read full review
Reviewed on 19 Sep 2011 by Stuart JamiesonVery good. Don't hesitate - the cycling is very manageable. You get to see and do things on a bike that you will never do in a car or bus. Read full review
Reviewed on 19 Aug 2011 by Hayley MorganMost memorable was visiting places on the bike that you would not normally see if you visited by car. Read full review
Reviewed on 23 Jul 2011 by Rachel GrieveMost memorable? The non stop enjoyment of cycling through the countryside and the laughter shared with my daughter! Read full review
Reviewed on 09 Jul 2011 by Celine GilmoreThis tour gave us the opportunity to see some beautiful villages and countryside of Catalonia while cycling on trails. It felt like it was our world!...It exceeded our expectations. Would recommend it to those who like to cycle trails, and be independent. Read full review
Reviewed on 06 Jul 2011 by Paul MillnerSuperb - if there was a 4.5* score I'd give it. If you want an interesting vacation with some activity then this is for you. As well as this, the surroundings, food and wine are just great. Read full review
Reviewed on 01 Jul 2011 by Ian FoxIt was our first cycling vacation & based on this experience we will certainly be having another cycling vacation. An excellent week’s vacation which was extremely well balanced & organised with some lovely food as well!! Read full review
As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.
PlanetWith regards to the environmental impact, all our guests are encourage to respect the local flora, fauna and wildlife and to act responsibly. They cycle on designated paths and make sure no litter is left behind. All of our business waste is recycled where possible through a local community initiative. All communication via fax is done electronically where possible, saving on paper. On arrival our guests are given information on recycling in this part of Spain. They are also given information in the form of a leaflet on how to minimize waste.
PeopleOur self guided cycling vacations in Catalonia and tourism in general has benefited the local community here immensely, without tourism many of the local restaurants, hotels, guest houses and craft shops would not exist, all of which employ local staff. Many of the younger generation have also stayed due to the employment tourism brings to the community.
All of our accommodation is family owned and staffed by locals with their food being sourced locally. As our vacations run out of season they are particularly grateful of our custom.
We also believe our guests give a positive impact on the community. We encourage all our guests to interact with the local community, this gives both the guests and locals the change to interact and embrace each other’s cultural differences. In order to limit the social impact of tourism all are guests are sent information packs about the local customs, religion, politics and history. We encourage our guests to visit local craft shops and to buy any provisions locally.