|Gastronomic Catalonia Cycling - This trip is our best value, and most popular tour over the years - a best seller since 2004! For 2013 we have made a few changes but it is still the same great trip! Enjoy deluxe lodging while discovering the treasures of this sunny region near Girona. Also available in 5 or 8 night versions; February through November
||8 Days & 7 Nights||from 1145 Euros per person|
| Costa Brava Explorer - a relatively challenging cycling tour at almost 100km/day, you cover Girona and the famous training rides then out to the coast where you ride north into France and back to Girona via Figueres. See the sites of Girona, cross into France, travel through wine country, and back to the Dali sites in Figueres!
||8 Days & 7 Nights||from 1090 Euros per person|
|Costa Brava Deluxe Cycling Tour - simply the best hotels and dining combined with moderate discovery cycling tours; all at a great rate with all the flexibility you need! Low season and High season options and customization possible.||8 Days & 7 Nights||from 1925 Euros per person|
|Catalonia Wine & Wheels Tour - You are invited to cycle to the best wine cellars and will discover all kinds of wineries, of different sizes and origin. Start in Girona, go to the coast and then north to Figueres countryside that is most famous for wine in this region of Spain.
||8 Days & 7 Nights||from 1139 Euros per person|
NEW in 2013: Biking & Cooking Tour - we are pleased to present this new Self Guided Cycling Tour with a Cooking Theme! This biking and cooking tour is all about the cuisine of Catalonia, a rising star in international food circles, and here you will get to explore all things food and wine as well as participate in some cooking classes. Taste wine, ride your bike through quiet country roads, taste local cheeses and olive oils, enjoy fabulous lodging and seaside views! All at a great rate; with groups of 4 or 6 paying even less!
|8 Days & 7 Nights||1589 Euros per person|
Spain is a Lonely Planet Best Value Vacation spot for 2013! The Pure Adventures bicycle tours in Spain are Orignial Offers - self guided and deluxe lodging tours! We offer lodging with a wonderful choice of luxury inns or typical and deluxe hotels. We do also offer some more modest lodging for lower rates. These cycling trips in Spain offer biking tours with flat to rolling countryside, charming villages, vineyards, castles, roman history, and museums including the Dali museum in Figueres. Some Blog Reads: 5 Reasons to Cycle Catalonia | Sant Marti d Empuries | 5 Foods to try in Spain | Wines of Catalonia | 5 Towns to Cycle in Catalonia | Training in Spain | Hidden Gems of Costa Brava | Paella Recipe | Gazpacho Recipe | The Wonders of Barcelona | 3 Spanish Recipes |
About Catalonia: (From Wikipedia) (Catalan: Catalunya; Spanish: Cataluna; Aranese; Catalonha) is one of the seventeen Autonomous Communities of the Kingdom of Spain. Its capital city is Barcelona. Catalonia covers an area of 32,114 sq km and has an official population of 7.4M. It borders France and Andorra to the north, Aragon to the west, the Valencian Community to the south, and the Mediterranean Sea to the east (580 km coastline). The official languages are Catalan, Spanish and Aranese.We have an established office in Girona - read our Postcard from Spain
Spain is a magnificent and large country with much to discover. In our bicycle vacations in Spain we offer tours in the Catalonia region. Catalonia is northeast Spain along the Mediterranean area and bordered by southern France and includes Barcelona. The key city is the cycling hot spot of Girona, and the picturesque countryside known as the Costa Brava. From Girona, a known cyclist haven, you can discover the region's culture and countryside in area that is preserved by parks and natural beauty. We offer both moderate level of difficulty and challenging tours that follow the training rides of pro cyclists.
Climate: In the Mediterranean area, summers are dry and hot with sea breezes, and the maximum temperature is around 25-30 C. Winter is cool or cold depending on the location. It snows frequently in the Pyrenees, and it occasionally snows at lower altitudes, even by the coastline. Spring and autumn are typically the rainiest seasons, except for the Pyrenean valleys, where summer is typically stormy.The inland part of Catalonia is hotter and drier in summer. Temperature may reach 35 C, some days even 40 C. Nights are cooler there than at the coast with the temperature of around 14 to 16C.
" When you go to the time, trouble and expense to plan and take a vacation you hope for a great experience. Your staff in the US and contacts (in country) made for a GREAT experience. !"
- J. Prickitt
"The tour was GREAT, every day was like a treasure hunt, great new places to discover! the food, of course was unbelievable, and the best meals we had were at little places we discovered along the way for lunch, mostly three star cafes. the scenery was also unbelievable, the coast is great and the foothills were also fun and beautiful."
- Dan. G
"We had a great experinence. Terrific support and info from Maggie, Saskia and Dave."
- Al B.
"Your itinerary was really excellent and we all felt we got a true feeling for Northern Spain--the interior with the medieval villages and then the costa brava was wonderful."
- Jan T.