GASTROTOUR

gastro-tour
GASTROTOUR
modalidad
ROAD
dificultad
SPORTY
distancia1
478-518 KM
desnivel-2
8720-9600 M
etapas
5 STAGES
gastro-tour
GASTROTOUR
modalidad
ROAD
dificultad
SPORTY
distancia1
478-518 KM
desnivel-2
8720-9600 M
etapas
5 STAGES

AN AUTHENTIC GASTRONOMIC EXPERIENCE.

Enjoy from beginning to end this exciting route designed for lovers of our gastronomy, rolling through the most unique environments of the province of Girona. Along the route, you will discover the Costa Brava, the Pyrenees and their most emblematic peaks, the volcanic area of La Garrotxa, Romanesque villages and medieval towns. You will live the daily life of professional cyclists established in Girona while enjoying an authentic food experience, tasting new flavours and admiring the culinary creations of our local cuisine. The road will take you to unforgettable places where great experiences await you at every arrival.

DAY 1. ONE LAKE AND TWO PEAKS

The visit to the Estany de Banyoles begins with the ascent of the two most emblematic peaks in the area: Mare de Déu del Mont and Rocacorba. At the end of the route, you will be able to taste a special meal to recover your strength.

TECHNICAL DATA
  • Total distance: 66-106 km
  • Accumulated height gain: 1700-2598 m

 

FOOD EXPERIENCE
  • Dinner

 

THE STAGE INCLUDES
  • Travel included to Banyoles
  • Refreshment point along the route

DAY 2. COLLS OF THE COSTA BRAVA

The route starts in Girona in the direction of Les Gavarres, an area of natural interest very close to the Costa Brava. You will visit maritime towns along the road with one of the best views of the tour until you reach the coastal town of Tossa de Mar. You will finish the itinerary with the feeling of having enjoyed unique places between the sea and the mountains.

TECHNICAL DATA
  • Total distance: 126 km
  • Accumulated height gain: 1442 m

 

FOOD EXPERIENCE
  • Lunch in Rocacorba Café – Unique space for cycling lovers in Girona
  • Dinner

 

THE STAGE INCLUDES
  • Guided tour of Girona with tasting of craft beers

DAY 3. REST IN PALAMÓS

At this stage you will rest your legs. You will visit Palamós with a boat trip along the coast and enjoy a guided tour of the Bell-Lloc winery.

FOOD EXPERIENCE
  • Visit to Palamós with shrimp tasting on the Costa Brava
  • Visit to the Bell-Lloc winery with tasting of local wines
  • Dinner

DAY 4. FROM ROMANIC TO THE PYRENEES

Today it’s time to warm up our legs so we can reach the top of Vallter 2000. A climb that beginsin the town of Besalú, where the Romanesque bridge will be the starting point, and continues to one of the most charming valleys, La Vall del Bac. From then on, everything will be a great show for your eyes when you reach the great summit of Vallter. At the end of the stage, you will be rewarded with a meal in the town of Setcases.

TECHNICAL DATA
  • Total distance: 73 km
  • Accumulated height gain: 2318 m

 

FOOD EXPERIENCE
  • Lunch in Can Jepet Restaurant
  • Dinner

DAY 5. STONE’S VILLAGES

The medieval towns are very close to the city of Girona and the best way to get there is to climb Els Àngels, an easy climb. Awsome panoramic view offered by this natural space, you will be able to appreciate the areas you have visited throughout your trip and visualize the entire relief ofthe Costa Brava up to the orography of the Pyrenees. From then on, you will start to go through a selection of fantastic medieval towns with an impressive conservation of streets and houses. Once you arrive in the village of Púbol, Gala Dalí Castle will take you into the fascinating life of the wife of the artist Salvador Dalí.

TECHNICAL DATA
  • Total distance: 104 km
  • Accumulated height gain: 1292 m

 

FOOD EXPERIENCE
  • Lunch with rice of Pals in És! Carxofa Restaurant in Púbol
  • Dinner

DAY 6. PEDALING BETWEEN VOLCANOES

A final stage is waiting for you to pedal through the volcanic area of La Garrotxa. The best volcanic landscape in the Iberian Peninsula, with about forty volcanic cones and more than 20 lava flows. The approach to Girona through the Vall de Llémena, will be a great discovery to complete the 5 days tour you will have done in Girona.

TECHNICAL DATA
  • Total distance: 109 km
  • Accumulated height gain: 1968 m

 

FOOD EXPERIENCE
  • Homemade lunch in Catalan Masia
  • Dinner

DAY 7. END OF THE TOUR

Transfer to the airport from Girona.

  • FOOD EXPERIENCES AND ACCOMODATION INCLUDED

    • Hotel Carlemany, Hotel DoubleTree by Hilton or similar (4*)
    • 7 hotel nights with breakfast
    • Refreshments on route Day 1 and 4
    • 4 lunches at restaurants mentioned at each stage
    • 6 dinners in gastronomic restaurants recommended by the Michelin Guide
    • Guided tour of Girona with tasting of craft beers
    • Visit to the Bell-Lloc winery and tasting of local wines
    • Visit to Palamós with shrimp tasting on the Costa Brava

  • SERVICES INCLUDED

    • Track of the route to download in . gpx or trk
    • Briefing at the start of the route
    • Information about the area and places of interest
    • Personalized attention throughout the tour
    • Transfers on days 1, 4 and 5 en route
    • Support along the route: During the tour, you will be accompanied by a support vehicle with a mechanic, who can resolve incidents on the spot such as adjusting changes, brakes and repairing punctures (the cost of the material must be paid separately). Every day a bike set-up will be done the next day.

  • OPTIONAL SERVICES

    • Bicycle rental, helmet and puncture repair kit
    • GPS device rental
    • Extra meals in restaurants with a supplement
    • Specialized guide service
    • Hiring extra activities along the route
    • Restaurant transfers
    • Transfer to Girona from the airport of arrival

3.545,00/PERS.

Price for double room. Single room supplement € 450. Tourist taxes not included. Accident insurance and assistance included.

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