Spanish Pyrenees to Costa Brava Family Bike Tour - 20s & Beyond
Barcelona, Spanish Flavors, Peaks & Beaches
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Everything about Catalonia is unique. Part of Spain, but with its own identity, flag and language. Its sights are distinct too, from the glorious Pyrenees and Costa Brava to stylish Barcelona. Just wait until you ride through it and get a whiff—the sea air, a hot plate of fideuà, a forest of pines. This place is special.
- Begin your love affair with Catalonia's culture, art and architecture in the vibrant gateway city of Barcelona
- Bike scenic routes into the majestic French Pyrenees, where pros train for the legendary Tour de France
- Enjoy world-class dining—irresistible tapas, fresh seafood, Catalan fusion cuisine and regional white wines
- Pedal through stunning Costa Brava, where the Mediterranean laps against miles of white-sand beaches
Day 1 Start your journey in vibrant Barcelona, a city likely to ignite your love affair with Catalonia | Arriving in the Pyrenees, ride past alpine villages, herds of cows and farmers tending their crops | Celebrate the week ahead with cava, Spain's beloved sparkling wine.
Day 2 Bike scenic routes into the French Pyrenees, where the incredible views are exhilarating—pros train here for the Tour de France! | Spend a full day in France, pausing in Mont-Louis, a fortified mountain town and World Heritage site | Return to Spain for a dinner of irresistible fondue and delicious, locally sourced dishes.
Day 3 Prepare for an epic climb up La Collada de Toses, one of the highest paved roads in the Pyrenees at 5,907 feet | Enjoy the wind in your hair on a long winding descent into the sun-kissed valleys of the pre-Pyrenees | Foodies and history buffs rejoice! The best of both awaits in the heart of Girona's old quarter.
Day 4 Savor acclaimed Catalan fusion cuisine and fresh seafood | Climb over the Gavarres Mountains for panoramic views | Stroll through medieval towns where red-tile roofs and wooden balconies adorn stone homes | Our local friend and guide joins in lovely Peratallada for a village tour.
Days 5-6 Bike through the stunning Costa Brava, where the Mediterranean laps against white-sand beaches and villages cling to forested hills above hidden bays | In the harbor town of Palamós, pause for a leisurely café | Ride past fields of wheat and sunflowers to the Baix Empordà, the "region of coves," stopping to explore towns with cobbled main squares, baroque-style churches and ancient fortresses.
The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.
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Private Trip Pricing
- 10 or more Guests: from $3,599 pp dbl occ
- 9 Guests: from $4,099 pp dbl occ
- 8 Guests: from $4,299 pp dbl occ
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