The Grand Cycling Tour of Costa Daurada

Spain, Costa Daurada

Summary

This package includes everything you need!

Discover one of the most outstanding regions in Spain for cycling enthusiasts and cultural heritage, including some of the best hotels in the region. This grand tour delivers some of most beautiful scenery in the area and provides an almost traffic free experience. Crustal blue lakes, magnificent mountains, vineyards and olive groves are just a few of the attractions on this tour. 

For the cyclist, this offers a chance to build up your fitness, endurance and gain experience and knowledge from our expert team. Minimum group size is 8 on this tour and includes full support, including vehicle.

Reserve your place quickly and join us on this spectacular grand tour of Costa Duarada.

Call us: 01989 477011
Price from
£1185pp

*Price Includes:

  • Return flights (UK)
  • 7 nights at 4* half board accommodation
  • Return private transfers

* Price per person and based on a twin share

* Single supplements apply

Information

Available Dates: 2nd April 2016, 22nd May 2016

Level: Challenging
Days Riding: 6
Duration: 3-4 Hrs per day
Total Distance: 475 Km
Altitude Gain: 5,300 M
Maximum Group: 8

*Single riders welcome to join a group, please enquire and reserve your place!

Also Included

  • 6 x days road bike rental
  • Visit of Poblet Monastery, with wine-tasting.
  • Entrance to thermal Spa area of Hotel Termes Montbrió on last day of tour
  • Welcome pack (bottle of wine and bottle of olive oil)
  • Pre-tour briefing
  • Lunch on route
  • Cycling guide on route
  • Support vehicle on route
  • Bike mechanic on route
  • Transfer of luggage from hotel to hotel
  • Mollydoo Cycling Jersey

What's Not Included

  • Travel Insurance (can be purchased)
  • Helmets, shoes and cycling apparel
  • Bike and luggage allowance on your flight (can be added)
  • Meals outside of the hotel arrangements

Itinerary

Saturday: Arrival/Transfer/Hotel

After a short flight from the UK, you will arrive at Reus airport. The transfer time is approx 20 mins only to your hotel in Cambrils.

7 Nights Accommodation

We have carefully selected some of the best accommodation in the area that showcases this beautiful area of outstanding natural beauty. 

Your first night will be in Cambrils, a popular resort with a spectacular harbour and sea front. From then on you will experience some spectacular and beautiful rural hotels situated in the heart of the Costa Daurada mountains. All of which provide breathtaking views of the natural beauty that surrounds this traffic free area.

Take a look through the gallery and view these amazing hotels which are perfectly located for cycling.

  1. Hotel Tryp Port Cambrils 
  2. Poblet Monastery Guesthouse
  3. Hotel Vilar Riu d’Abaix
  4. Hotel Les Capçades
  5. Mon Rural Aparthotel 
  6. Siuranella Rural Hotel
  7. Hotel Termes Montbrió

Day 1: Cambrils to Poblet

Distance: 76 KM, Elevation: 1,500 Metres

The road from Cambrils to Poblet via La Mussara will provide you with some excellent views and a chance to get your legs warmed up on the 10.5-km climb from Vilaplana to La Mussara. A stop for coffee (or a beer) in the red village of Prades is a must. Then you have a little bit more climbing to do before enjoying a 15-km descent down into Poblet, the renowned Cistercian monastery and UNESCO Human Heritage Site

Day 2: Poblet to Flix

Distance: 76 KM, Elevation: 450 Metres

This route takes you round the northern side of the Montsant massif, until you reach the town of Flix on the banks of the mighty Ebro river – the largest in Spain in terms of volume. Flix is known for fishing the giant catfish (some of them over 200 lb)!

Day 3: Flix to Horta Sant Joan

Distance: 83 KM, Elevation: 800 Metres

Leaving Flix, we head to Horta de Sant Joan, passing through Gandesa, the capital of Terra Alta County and home to an impressive Art Nouveau cooperative winery. Horta de Sant Joan, surrounded by ancient olive trees, some of which are more than 1000 years old. “Everything I know, I learned in Horta” is what Pablo Picasso had to say about this village, where he spent some time as a young man.

Day 4 Horta Sant Joan to Benissanet

Distance: 75 KM, Elevation: 450 Metres

The route from Horta to Benissanet takes us past groves of citrus trees along the two banks of the Ebro river, and peach, flat peach, nectarines, etc., as we climb up to the drier regions near Miravet and Benissanet.

Day 5: Benissanet to Siurana

Distance: 73 KM, Elevation: 1,050 Metres

From Benissanet, we head to Siurana. The route provides a long, reasonably gentle ascent until we get to the final leg – the climb to the village of Siurana. This climb has some very steep, though short, sections, with slopes of up to 19%. The views from the top are breathtaking.

Day 6: Siurana to Montbrió del Camp

Total Distance: 92 KM, Elevation: 1,050 Metres

From Benissanet, we head to Siurana. The route provides a long, reasonably gentle ascent until we get to the final leg – the climb to the village of Siurana. This climb has some very steep, though short, sections, with slopes of up to 19%. The views from the top are breathtaking.

Saturday: Departures

The team will transport you from your hotel in Cambrils back to Reus airport were we say farewell after an amazing trip

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