Spanish Pyrenees to Costa Brava Bike Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

From $5,599 - $5,999 /person

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

Spanish Pyrenees to Costa Brava Bike Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2024: Jun-Oct 2025: Apr-Jun, Aug-Oct

From $5,599 - $5,999 /person

Barcelona, Glorious Peaks & Mediterranean Beaches

Barcelona lures you with its irrepressible éclat, tapas and wine. Soon you're swept into the Pyrenees, traversing the French border and riding the same roads as pro cyclists. Descend to Costa Brava's beaches, with Mediterranean views that inspired Salvador Dalí—a fitting end to this adventure through one of Europe's most enticing regions.

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Highlights

  • Discover vibrant Barcelona, home to Antoni Gaudí's treasured art and architecture—a great place to start your journey!
  • Ride picturesque routes in the Spanish and French Pyrenees, where stunning views abound and farmers work the earth
  • Dine on highly acclaimed Catalan fusion cuisine and fresh seafood paired with great wines, straight from local sources
  • Experience the artistic genius of Salvador Dalí, king of the surrealists, at the eponymous museum in Figueres
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Spain

Start/End Barcelona

Airports & Travel details*

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Itinerary

Days 1-2

Description

Kick things off in Barcelona, Catalonia’s effervescent capital Gaze at the limestone massif of Cadí-Moixeró Nature Reserve, one of the region's largest parks Bike through mountain villages, past herds of sheep and farmers plying their trade Scenic cycling routes in the High Pyrenees ease across the border between France and Spain Ride in Llívia, a Spanish enclave on the famous Camino de Santiago (Way of Saint James) pilgrimage trail Savor rustic regional cuisine in a mountain village Relax at our exquisite Relais & Châteaux hotel, an architectural gem.

Accommodations

Nights 1-2

Torre del Remei
Bolvir de Cerdanya
Premiere Hotel

Set amid acres of lush manicured gardens, this modernist château from the early 1900s was designed by a disciple of Antoni Gaudí. (pool)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Day 3

Description

Climb up Coll de la Creueta, one of the highest paved roads in this cyclist's mecca Enjoy an exhilarating downhill with stunning views over the Alt Ripollès Valley Journey to Figueres, the birthplace of surrealist artist Salvador Dalí, and experience his mind-bending work at the Dalí Museum Taste Catalan wines and Mediterranean-influenced dishes at our stylish retreat.

Accommodations

Night 3

Mas Falgarona Hotel & Spa
Figueres
Premiere Hotel

Enjoy a warm welcome at this renovated 15th-century stone farmhouse, tucked into the countryside between the Pyrenees and Costa Brava. (pool, spa) 

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 4-6

Description

Golden fields of wheat and sunflowers blanket the countryside as you ride to the luminous Baix Empordà region Explore hamlets with cobbled squares and Romanesque churches Wander through the enchanting medieval town of Pals and admire its bell tower, built in the 12th century Bike along the Costa Brava to the “region of coves,” where the Mediterranean laps against secluded beaches and villages cling to forested hills The Gavarres Nature Reserve offers up another thrilling climb Cool off in the sea or at the pool Sample tasty Catalan specialties in the charming fishing village of Calella de Palafrugell Put your feet up at a historic Catalan farmhouse turned luxury hotel. 

Accommodations

Nights 4-5

Mas de Torrent Hotel & Spa
Torrent
Premiere Hotel

A beautifully restored 18th-century manor house with stylish rooms and historic country charm. A Relais & Châteaux member. (pool, spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

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Hotels

World-Class Hotels

Our hand-selected Premiere hotels offer exceptional hospitality and experiences as special as the regions we explore.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

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Nights 1-2

Torre del Remei
Bolvir de Cerdanya

Premiere Hotel

Set amid acres of lush manicured gardens, this modernist château from the early 1900s was designed by a disciple of Antoni Gaudí. (pool)

Night 3

Mas Falgarona Hotel & Spa
Figueres

Premiere Hotel

Enjoy a warm welcome at this renovated 15th-century stone farmhouse, tucked into the countryside between the Pyrenees and Costa Brava. (pool, spa) 

Nights 4-5

Mas de Torrent Hotel & Spa
Torrent

Premiere Hotel

A beautifully restored 18th-century manor house with stylish rooms and historic country charm. A Relais & Châteaux member. (pool, spa)

From $5,599 - $5,999 /person

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Bikes

Choose Your Perfect Bike

Our bikes are designed and built with specific cyclists and riding styles in mind, so we can always offer you a perfect ride. Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

Backroads Performance Racer 2.0
Backroads Next Generation Performance Road Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Ideal for avid cyclists
  • Redesigned for 2024
  • Next gen titanium frame with carbon wheels
  • Responsive, efficient and comfortable
  • Drop handlebars only
Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Suited for a wide range of cyclists
  • Comfortable ergonomic seat
  • Long wheel base adds to the bike's control and stability
  • Upright handlebars only
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

  • One of the lightest e-bikes available
  • Provides plenty of power and more than enough battery
  • Lower top tubes for easier mounting and dismounting
  • Upright handlebars only

Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

Cannondale Synapse Pro Carbon Bike
Carbon Bike
  • $650 rental fee; subject to availability
  • Ride like a pro with the top-of-the-line carbon Cannondale Synapse Hi-Mod Red ETAP AXS
  • Delivering phenomenal acceleration and handling in a light and powerful package
  • Built for hard-core riders
Co-Motion Torpedo Tandem Bike
Tandem Bike
  • $400 rental fee
  • Hand-built frame features Co-Motion's custom-designed Cro-Moly steel tubeset, powerful Avid disc brakes, Shimano Ultegra drive train
  • Custom upgraded wheelset
  • Best for riders with some tandem experience.

From $5,599 - $5,999 /person

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