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Spanish Pyrenees to Costa Brava Family Multi-Adventure Tour - 20s & Beyond

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Medieval Villages to Heavenly Beaches

From $4,199 pp dbl. occ. | 6 days / 5 nights

(+$1,350 for sgl. occ.)

In Catalonia, the landscape that inspired surrealist Salvador Dalí is sure to summon your family's adventurous spirit. From Barcelona to the Pyrenees, every mile makes new memories. Practice your Spanish in medieval villages. Explore Costa Brava's heavenly beaches. Sound surreal? You're not dreaming—you're in Catalonia!

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Highlights

  • Hike and bike scenic routes in the majestic Pyrenees, enjoying mountain views and green valley vistas
  • Pair local wines with incredible Spanish cuisine and savor quiet moments of siesta at luxurious hotels
  • Journey amid the Costa Brava's secret coves and cliffside grandeur by foot, bike, kayak and boat
  • Discover the surrealism and artistic genius of Salvador Dalí in his Catalonian hometown of Figueres
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Itinerary

Day 1 Barcelona, Catalonia's vibrant capital, is the starting point for your Spanish adventure | Head into the mountains on two wheels, pedaling past alpine villages, herds of goats, and farmers tending their crops | Celebrate the week to come with cava, the local sparkling wine, and other tasty local specialties. 

Days 2-3 Trek in the foothills of the French Pyrenees | Discover mountain lakes described in legends as the tears of Hercules, shed for his beloved Pyrenee | Linger over lunch in a traditional rifugio | Ready to bike over one of the highest passes in the eastern Pyrenees? Choose to tackle the Coll de la Creueta climb, fully supported and at your own pace, or grab a lift in the van | Coast downhill with exceptional views over the Alt Ripollès Valley | In Figueres, visit the exceptional Dalí Theatre-Museum, home to countless pieces of Dalí's mind-bending work | Partake in a wine tasting before a delicious family meal at our elegant hotel.

Day 4 Explore the hidden coves of the Costa Brava by kayak | Hike rugged coastal trails to discover quaint seaside villages and savor spectacular views | Stroll in the waterfront village of Tamariu | Unwind at our luxurious family-run retreat.

Days 5-6 Pedal through the sunflower fields of the Baix Empordà | Take a dip in the azure waters of the Mediterranean | Complete your journey with one last bike ride along rural roads through medieval villages.

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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Gather your favorite people to share a Backroads adventure on a ready-to-book Private Trip - featuring all the legendary Backroads hallmarks from expert leaders to unforgettable activities. You can pick from a large selection of dates for your group of 8 or more. Call us for date availability. If your party has fewer than 8 guests, or if your preferred date is not available, we'll create a departure just for you.

2020 Private Trip Pricing
  • 10 or more guests: from $4,199 pp dbl occ
  • 9 Guests: from $4,699 pp dbl occ
  • 8 Guests: from $4,899 pp dbl occ
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Prices

From $4,199 pp dbl. occ.
6 days / 5 nights

(+$1,350 for sgl. occ.)

Premiere & Casual Hotels*

Hotel Bernat de So, Girona, Spain
Hotel Bernat de So

Llívia (2 nights)

* Casual Hotel
Mas Falgarona, Girona, Spain
Mas Falgarona Hotel & Spa

Figueres (1 night)

Mas de Torrent Hotel & Spa, Girona, Spain
Mas de Torrent Hotel & Spa

Torrent (2 nights)

Activity Level

This trip is rated Levels 1-4

What's Included

Services and equipment are included.

Why Backroads

Why Travel with Backroads in Pyrenees and Costa Brava 

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Premiere & Casual Hotels*

Accommodations may vary based on departure date. Any difference from what is listed below can be found by clicking on your desired date on the View Scheduled Dates or Private Dates tabs.

Hotel Bernat de So, Girona, Spain

Hotel Bernat de So

Llívia (2 nights)
* Casual Hotel

Set amid an expansive garden, this historic farmhouse blends traditional Catalan design and contemporary style. (pool)

Mas Falgarona, Girona, Spain

Mas Falgarona Hotel & Spa

Figueres (1 night)

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

Mas de Torrent Hotel & Spa, Girona, Spain

Mas de Torrent Hotel & Spa

Torrent (2 nights)

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

This Trip Is Rated Levels 1-4

Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. We know your pace may vary from one day to the next—and your traveling companion's may differ somewhat from yours. So we present a range of mileage options, and each day you decide exactly what and how much you want to do.

Daily Route Options (drag to see full )

Daily Route Options
Day Activity EASYGOING ACTIVE AVID
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5
miles feet gain miles feet gain miles feet gain miles feet gain miles feet gain
1 Biking 12* 900 17 1200
2 Walking/Hiking 5* 800 9* 1200
3 Biking 22* 200 36* 1300 44 3200
Other Dalí Museum Guided Tour (1.5 Hours)
4 Walking/Hiking 3* 500 5* 600 6 900
Kayaking the Costa Brava
5 Biking 12* 500 23* 1000 33* 1400
6 Biking 9 300 15 200
 

Note: On this Family Trip, our biking routes follow rolling terrain and hiking routes at times follow secluded back country trails. Liberal van shuttling is incorporated into the itinerary and mileage is moderate to enable you to spend more time exploring on your own.

* Includes shuttle.

Learn more about how we determine our activity level and fully support a range of abilities and interests.

Please note that our distance and elevation figures come from Ride with GPS. Other sources may give differing elevation figures due to different GPS and mapping technologies and other external factors.

Meals

All breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners

Available Bike Options

The key to a stellar day’s ride is a bike that’s perfectly in tune with your cycling style… Backroads has you covered with the best bike fleet in the world! Read on for your available bike options for this trip.

Backroads Titanium Bikes (Included in your trip price)

Our custom-built titanium bikes are specially designed for you—and we offer different models for varied terrain so your bike is ideally suited to the region. Our custom-made bikes are included in your trip price.

Touring Bike (Included)

Performance Road Bike (Included)

Backroads Custom Electric-Assist Bike (Included in your trip price)

Wishing for a little extra assistance up those hills? Our custom Backroads Electric-Assist Bike lets you experience the thrill of exploring on two wheels while providing a boost when you want it. We've modified a selection of our great Titanium Bikes with the intuitive BionX "pedal-assist" system.

Backroads Custom Electric-Assist Bike (Included)

Also Included

  • Expertise and services of our experienced Trip Leaders
  • Snacks and beverages between meals
  • Additional guides and experts from the region on many trips
  • Van shuttles to support a variety of route options
  • Comprehensive Travel Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at museums, historic sites, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the Travel Planner
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Special events, including wine tastings and other select attractions as mentioned in the Travel Planner
  • On biking and multi-adventure trips, use of fully equipped Backroads titanium bike plus helmet and accessories
  • Trailercycles, carriers, and kid-sized helmets for Family Trips
  • Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
  • Park and other entry fees
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
  • Select coach transfers
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

Get the Straight Talk about This Trip

We want to make sure you're on the right trip and that you have the best experience possible. Every Backroads trip is unique and this one is no exception.

Why Travel with Backroads in Pyrenees and Costa Brava 

Only the Best Hotels

On this trip featuring Premiere Hotels, you can count on the best lodgings Pyrenees and Costa Brava  has to offer. In fact, the hotels we've chosen in this region have higher retail room rates than those offered by any other active travel company—even when their trips cost more.

Experts with Secrets to Share

In choosing the ideal experts to enrich your travel experience, we look for people with a wealth of local knowledge, but also the ability to convey their insights in English. Too often travelers find themselves smiling politely, not quite understanding what they're being told. Our experts share intriguing facts, anecdotes and inside stories that stay with you forever.

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