Barcelona Bike Tour in Wine Country
Barcelona Bike Tour in Wine Country
Barcelona Bike Tour in Wine Country
Barcelona Bike Tour in Wine Country - Cava Sergi
Barcelona Bike Tour in Wine Country - Cava Sergi
Barcelona Bike Tour in Wine Country - Cava Sergi

Spain - Barcelona Wine Country Bike Tour

from 1248 Euros

The landscape usually marks the identity of a territory, and in the Penedes, the vineyards are by far the main element sculpting the landscape, the culture and the economy. It is a unique landscape between Barcelona and Tarragona and its boundaries are the Mountains and the Sea. Spain Tourism says: ... Read More

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  • Difficulty
    Moderate: 2/5
  • Tour Type
    Self guided hybrid cycling
  • Availability
    March - October
  • Duration
    6 Nights / 7 Days
  • Distance
    35 km/day

Day 1 | Barcelona to St Sadurni d'Anoia (Friday or Saturday only)

Today is your first tour day, a non-riding day; we meet you at 9am to travel from your Barcelona hotel. Though we don't include the previous night, you will need to be in Barcelona the night before as we will do a private tour orientation meeting with you with a glass of wine and go over the tour and set up your bikes. Orientation is at 6pm the night before this day. We have recommended hotels with negotiated rates in Barcelona, ask us for a quote.
We will meet you after breakfast for an orientation at 9:00 am take you by van to your hotel at St. Sadurní. During this day you will have free time to visit the town, to do a guided visit in Cava Freixenet (a local and famous wine producer since 1840) and a local visit to Chocolate producer Simon COLL. These visits are at 10:30 or 11am and then 2 or 3pm. We will give you a walking itinerary for the town and if you prefer more hiking, there is a 7km hike possible as well. Dinner included tonight.

Note: this tour starts today on a Friday or Saturday only.

Fonda Neus


Sant Sadurní d'Anoia

Fonda Neus

This family-run hotel is located in Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, 50 km inland from Barcelona. Hotel Fonda Neus offers an à la carte restaurant combining modern and traditional Catalan cuisine. and . All rooms at this hotel feature comfortable air-conditioning with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Nearby wineries can be reached on foot and by bike.

Barcelona Bike Tour in Wine Country

Barcelona Bike Tour in Wine Country

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Day 2 | St Sadurni - Vilobi (34km)

 From St. Sadurní you will ride to Cava Codorniu, a must stop to have a look at its modernist building. Riding along the vines overlooking the famous Montserrat Mountain to reach St.Jaume ses Oliveres, a good place to stop for a rest before the climb to St. Pere de Riudebitlles, where a special attention deserves the front of the House of the Marquis of Lliu. Continue through a quite road to Vilobí del Penedes where you will stay for the night in a unique catalan house. Dinner included at hotel.

BioHotel Cal Ruget


Vilobí del Penedés

BioHotel Cal Ruget

Located in the heart of the Penedès, one of the major wine producing areas and cava in the world, Cal Biohotel Ruget is surrounded by a sea of endless vineyards, ensuring a constantly changing landscape. For its excellent location, offering magnificent views of the mountains of Montserrat to the north and the magnificent Castel Sant Martí Sarroca southwest, and the littoral plain and Penedes. The house, built in the early SXX, has the structure of a typical rural building in the area, called farmhouse, with many details typical of this type of architecture. The property, which occupies an area of 10,000 m2, has his own own vineyard, an organic garden and a large garden with pool and lots of corners designed to relax and enjoy unparalleled peace of mind.

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Day 3 | Loop around Vilobi (30 - 42 km)

Today is a circular route that will lead you to The Torres Winery. From your hotel you will ride to St. Martí Sarroca through the old village's centre and the Romanic monumental conjunct of the Church and the castle. On your way pay attention to the roses planted along the organic Torres vines, these have been planted not just for their beauty but to predict any disorder. Arriving to Torres leave your bikes in favour of a guided tour. A longer loop ride of 42 km is available. Return to your same hotel for another included dinner tonight.

BioHotel Cal Ruget


Vilobí del Penedés

BioHotel Cal Ruget

Located in the heart of the Penedès, one of the major wine producing areas and cava in the world, Cal Biohotel Ruget is surrounded by a sea of endless vineyards, ensuring a constantly changing landscape. For its excellent location, offering magnificent views of the mountains of Montserrat to the north and the magnificent Castel Sant Martí Sarroca southwest, and the littoral plain and Penedes. The house, built in the early SXX, has the structure of a typical rural building in the area, called farmhouse, with many details typical of this type of architecture. The property, which occupies an area of 10,000 m2, has his own own vineyard, an organic garden and a large garden with pool and lots of corners designed to relax and enjoy unparalleled peace of mind.

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Day 4 | Vilobi to Comarruga (37 km)

In this stage you will leave the Alt Penedés to arrive to the sea, most of the way you will enjoy a road with a downward trend. The first highlight of the day will be in Arboç. You are not in Sevilla... you are in Tarragona Province, by the entrance of the village stands a beautiful “replica” of the Giralda. In the interior can be found a reproduction of the internal “patio de los leones” of La Alhambra. Make sure to have your swimming suit ready, so you can finish this stage dipping in the water of the Mediterranean sea. Your Hotel is in the Thermal village of Comarruga, where you can relax in the Spa. Enjoy the last included dinner on the bike tour tonight.

Hotel Balneario Coma-Ruga


Coma-Ruga

Hotel Balneario Coma-Ruga

Situated 50 metres from the beach in Coma-Ruga, this hotel offers beauty, bath and thermal treatments. All rooms feature a balcony with views, a plasma TV and a free minibar. The Hotel Balneario Termaeuropa Playa de Coma Ruga has a summertime poolside bar and a café. The buffet restaurant serves regional and international dishes, as well as healthy spa cuisine. Golf enthusiasts have the opportunity to practice at the Centre de Golf El Vendrell, with magnificent views of Plano de Mar. Guests have free access to the spa with its outdoor and indoor thermal swimming pools, as well as sauna and steam room.

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Day 5 | Comarruga to Vilafranca del Penedes (45 km)

Enjoy the morning Mediterranean breeze during the first 10 km riding along the coast. You will connect the long beaches from Comarruga to Vilanova. This is where you will go back inland in your way to the Foix Lake (The Foix Reservoir covers an area of 2,900 hectares). The hotel in Vilafranca is located in the town center. Do not miss the visit to the wine museum, to stroll the witness the “Castellers” rehearsal.

Casa Torner i Guell


Vilafranca Cataluyna

Casa Torner i Guell

The hotel offers a sophisticated environment where not only the content is important, but also the aesthetic value and the essence of the materials. This old building has recovered its original character, where light is essential. This light filters gently through curtains and partitions, just like its previous galleries. Mercer Hotel Casa Torner i Güell is an eclectic style architectural work with a modernist predominance. It was one of the first houses built with brick work, ceramic in the façade and wrought iron on the balconies, three recurrent solutions of the Modernism.

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Day 6 | Vilafranca del Penedes to Sitges (34 km)

This tour will have its perfect ending by the beautiful and famous seaside village of Sitges. Sitges is a privileged enclave on the Mediterranean coast, protected by the Garraf's Parc mountains, Sitges has an excellent microclimate that allows you to enjoy this beautiful coastal town. Throughout the year there are countless events, such as the Sitges International Film Festival, Sitges Carnival, local festivities, Theatre Festival, Vintage, Gay Pride, concerts and more. Its cultural and artistic, its extensive and varied range of activities throughout the year and its intense nightlife, justify a visit, which promises to be unforgettable. (wikitravel)

Medium Sitges Park


Sitges

Medium Sitges Park

The Medium Sitges Park Hotel, completely renovated in 2012, is located in a late 19th century Catalan modernist building in the lively, picturesque old quarter of Sitges. The reform work respected the inherent style of the hotel and introduced elements of freshness and Mediterranean tones. Its ideal location means that all points of interest are less than five minutes walk away as it is very close to the beach, entertainment centres and the train station.

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Day 7 | Departure day

Departure after breakfast. From Sitges you can take a train directly to Barcelona or add extra nights to enjoy the coast a bit longer. 

Barcelona Bike Tour in Wine Country

Barcelona Bike Tour in Wine Country

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The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.

- 6 nights' accommodations in variety of charming accommodations (from BioHotel to 4* hotels)
- Daily breakfast
- 4 dinners
- Welcome orientation with wine in Barcelona
- Guided visit to Cava Freixenet, Simon Coll Chocolate, Bodegas Torres
- Transfer from Barcelona to St Sadurni
- Luggage transfers
- Road books with maps and itineraries
- 1 GPS per 2 persons preloaded with routes
- Emergency support during the tour
- Taxes

Lodging

Accommodation: 6 nights accommodations including 2 nights in 4* hotels, 1 night in a 2* hotel and one night in a 3* hotel and one night in a BioHotel. All lodging offer a private bathroom and a variety of other amenities. Hotels in standard double rooms include:
- Hotel Fonda Neus
- Hotel Cal Ruget BioHotel
- Termas Europa Comaruga Hotel Balneario
- Hotel Casa Torner I Guell - superior double
- Medium Hotel
 
UPGRADES:
Termas Europe - to a superior double with lounge
Casa Torner - to a Deluxe double
Medium Hotel - to a Double with Terrace
** Please see Itinerary tab for more information **
Barcelona Wine Tour - Start on FRIDAY or SATURDAY only (based on double occupancy)
 
Standard Double
Upgraded Double
March/April/October1248 euros/person 1330 euros/person
May/June1373 euros/person 1435 euros/person
July/September1448 euros/person 1525 euros/person
Single supplement366 Euros/single 366 Euros/single
Hybrid Bike rental 105 Euros 105 Euros
E-Bike rental 176 Euros 176 Euros


Please inquire for solo supplement if you are traveling on your own. August NOT available. Reductions available for parties of 4 - 6 persons.
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Tour Details

Tour Highlights:
- Vineyard country cycling & beach visits/rides
- Proximity to Barcelona to stop over before/after
- Undiscovered corner in an otherwise popular region of Spain

Need to Know:
- moderate cycling on hybrid bikes
- Avoid August
Duration: 7 days & 6 nights. .
Dates :Any date On request from March 1-Oct 31, Can start any day of the week, subject to hotel availability for your requested dates..
This is a self guided tour..
Custom guided groups are possible for groups of 6 or more; please inquire.
Level 2 - Moderate - flat to rolling countryside.This is a self guided tour - see what all that includes!
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  • Local Coordinator

    Always on two wheels, Angel has been riding all over. Born and raised in the city of Gaudi (Barcelona),where he obtained an engineering title. Ten years ago he decided to make his hobby his profession, sharing his passion and local knowledge with the visitors. Always delighted to introduce you his country, He knows every hidden place, small paths, restaurants, local traditions. You will easily recognize him, as he is very tall considering he is Spanish. Read More

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    Other comments from Pure customers in Catalonia:
    "First of all, let me thank you and your company for the wonderful experience we had in Spain on our cycling and cooking trip. This holiday was among the best! The cycling, which was our first experience with this form of transportation on a holiday, was fabulous! The arrangements and accommodations were all outstanding. Everything worked out just as promised!" - Ed W. 2014 Biking & Cooking Tour
    Bikes Available on This Tour:
    Maxcycles Town Lite - New in 2015. Magura HS33 Rim brakes. Components: Shimano SLX, XT & SRAM X9. Front suspension. Tires: Continental Speed Ride 28x1.60; Triple Crank set;95 Euros
    Included are:
  • Helmets (one size fits all).
  • Computer (odometer)
  • Saddlebag - On Road Bikes only and contains the puncture kit
  • Pannier for hybrids - 1 per bike standard.
  • Handlebar bag with map reader
  • Puncture kit: Tire levers, spare inner tube, patch kit included
  • Lock included
  • Frame pump included


  • Note: the images here show what we refer to as "male" frames - with a top tube. Mixte or 'female' frames do not have a top tube and are available. Anyone requesting a FEMALE frame will get that version. Important: mixte/female frames only carry 1 bottle cage/bottle! Male frames carry 2 bottles. Visit this page for more hybrid bike details in Catalonia

    Pedals: flat or with cages. Travelers may bring their own clipless pedals to have installed. We can remove them prior to departure transfer on those tours including a departure transfer.

    Road Bikes not available on this tour due to the presence of several sections of the route that are unpaved cycling paths.
    E-bikes: Also available in very limited supply; E-bike Option 176 Euros

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