2017 Melcior Mauri Autumn Cycling Training Camp

Cambrils, Costa Daurada, Catalonia, Spain

Summary

This March over 200 riders had access to some of the best road cycling training on the circuit delivered by cycling legends, Melcior Mauri and Miguel Indurian  ex professional cyclists. Melcior,  winner of the 1991 Vuelta and Miguel Indurain, 5 x winner of the Tour de France, double winner of the Giro and 2nd to Melcior in the ’91 Vuelta. This was the 3rd Melcior camp and was another huge success.

Another exclusive in the UK to Mollydoo. Lovers of cycling have an unmissable date on the 12th October to experience this amazing cycling camp with like minded cyclists.  As expected, this will be a fully inclusive trip, including top class accommodation, training with cycling legends, full board, transfers and fully supported guided rides.

This exclusive cycling camp is aimed at all lovers of cycling, at whatever level, who wish to live a pure cycling experience in an unforgettable environment.

The chosen location is Cambrils on the Costa Daurada in Catalonia, from where the different routes and activities will start. An idyllic location for cycling with the spectacular regions of the Priorat, Montsant Natural Park and the Prades Mountains as the main stars of the show; with around 2,000Km of traffic free secondary roads on offer, a temperate Mediterranean climate and incredible landscapes.

October is also a special time to visit, with a nice warm climate and also in the middle in the middle of the grape harvest providing a spectcular and beautiful location to visit.

Book earlry as places are limited and come and join us for this unforgettable cycling experience.

Call us: 01989 477011
Price from
£467pp

Price includes:

  • Price Based on Two Adults Sharing a Twin Room
  • Book this Camp now for just £99 Deposit  per person
  • Single supplements apply

**Flights are not included but can be added and Atol Protected**

**Why not make a week of it and Stay additional nights before or after the camp for an additional £45 pp per night (full board)**

Information

Type: Guided
Dates: 12-15th October 2017
Duration: 3 Nights (extra nights available, see price extras)
Suitable for: Beginners to Advanced 
Daily Distance (km) 100
Daily Climbing (m) 500-1,500
Location: Cambrils, Costa Daurada, Spain
Bike included: Optional
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Groups/Singles: Both

Also Included

  • 4 Nights 4* Accommodation (full board)
  • Private Airport Transfers (Reus Airport)
  • Welcome Pack and Gifts (Jersey, Gilet included)
  • 3 fully supported rides with Melcior Mauri and Special Guests
  • Assistance Vehicles
  • Solid and liquid Refreshments
  • Mechanical Assistance and Support
  • Secure Bike Parking
  • Access to Spa and Gym
  • Technical Talks and Seminars
  • Photography Service (photo pack included)
  • Post Camp Party

What's Not Included

  • Flights (can be arranged)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Bike Rental (See Bike Rental Options)

Itinerary

Thursday 12th October 2017, "Arrivals"

Depending on your flight departure airport and arrival time, you will arrive into either Reus airport from London Stansted or from other UK departures into Barcelona airport and be transferred via private taxi to Cambrils Park. After check-in, you can enjoy the many facilities this resort has to offer and also you will be greeted and have your bikes set up in readiness for your first ride on Friday.

  • 15:00 – 18:00     Check in for the Campus, collect dorsal, jerseys and welcome packs.
  • 19:00 – 20:00     Welcome invited guests and in depth briefing of the program.
  • 21:00                   Dinner

Your Accommodation

Your accommodation includes a minimum of 3 nights (Full Board) at the exclusive Cambrils Park Sports Resort in the Mediterranea 4* Superior Apartments (twin share) and includes:

  • Use of Gymn
  • Multi-sports room
  • 3 Daily Spa sessions (1hour) during your stay*
  • Massage room*
  • Free access to the sports area
  • Nutritionist service

* Subject to availability and prior reservation

La Mediterrània White houses provide a lovely mediterranean atmosphere.  Set in the surroundings of a typical fishing village, with traditional features such as a beach, lighthouse and market etc

La Mediterrània has 4 types of apartments of various sizes, distributed on ground floor and first floor.  All apartments include en suite bedrooms (with a bathroom and plasma TV in each bedroom), a furnished terrace, and are fully-equipped to meet all your needs, providing maximum comfort for your stay.

Facilities

This resort is really focused on the cyclist and this is what this place is all about. They have a special area and buildings with bike workshop and a zone to wash your bike. For larger groups we can even organise your own very special zone, subject to availability. All bikes are stored and secured with 24 hour security.

There are 4 swimming pools around the resort both for adults and children each with their very own theme. There is also a Spa, fitness centre, and sports zone, including football pitches, tennis courts, basket ball and a small golf course.

Restaurants & Bars

There is a great selection of places to eat and drink within the resort; offering menus that are designed by sports nutritionist , there is also a sports buffet available so you can fuel up ready for your ride.

Friday 13th October, "The Priorat"

The Route:

The Priorat is a county of some 500Km2 and has a population of 8,000 spread throughout 22 parishes. The capital – Falset – is home to,3,000 of those, which gives you an idea of how little traffic there is in the rest of the county. You’ll be pedaling through vineyards and olive groves with an endless supply of small mountain climbs. A route where time seems to have stood still.

  • 07:00 – 08:00hrs Breakfast
  • 08:30 meet for briefing at the bike station
  • 09:00 departure for first route “The Priorat”
  • 14:00 arrival at Cambrils and lunch
  • 18:00 seminar session
  • 21:00 Dinner

Saturday 14th October, "The Prades Mountains"

The Route:

The Prades Mountains : With La Mussara as the star – a 10.2Km Cat 2 climb with an average gradient of 6% that leads you into the highest zones of the Costa Daurada; oscillating between 700 and ,1,000m and cycling through forest and along ridgelines with incredible views.

Agenda:

  • 07:00 – 08:00hrs Breakfast
  • 08:30 meet for briefing at the bike station
  • 09:00 departure for second route “The Prades Mountains”
  • 14:00 arrival at Cambrils and lunch
  • 18:00 seminar session
  • 21:00 Dinner

Sunday 15th March, "The Montsant"

The Route:

The Montsant : A limestone mountain at the heart of the Priorat county, visible from tens of kilometres away and with spectacular rock formations. Not the highest mountain, but surrounded by incredible roads and a route that will remain inscribed on your memory for years to come.

Agenda:

  • 07:00 – 08:00hrs Breakfast
  • 08:30 meet for briefing at the bike station
  • 09:00 departure for third route “The Montsant”
  • 14:00 arrival and lunch
  • 16:00 Farewell party with presentations of diplomas, photos and prizes

Ride with a Legend, "Melcior Mauri Prat"

Melcior Mauri Prat (born 8 April 1966 in Vic) is a Spanish retired cyclist who won the 1991 Vuelta a España. He has also won numerous other small stage races, mainly due to his abilities as a time triallist, and is a former World silver medallist in this discipline. In November 2007 he won the second edition of the Titan Desert mountain bike 5 stage race over 293 km in Morocco.

Departures

All good things come to an end and after an amazing cycling experience riding with Cycling Pro Legends and exploring the beautiful area of Cambrils, we have to say goodbye! Depending on your chosen flight and departure date, we will transport you to the airport in readiness for your short flight back home.

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Call us: 01989 477011