Nordic Walking in Girona & Costa Brava

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Experience

Easy level.
Nordic walking holidays for all.

Touring Catalonia

Daily arrivals

Available any day of the day year

3 options:
3 Days / 2 Nights
5 Days / 4 Nights
7 days / 6 Nights

Highlights

Girona city
Sant Daniel Valley in Girona
Banyoles lake and surroundings
La Crosa Volcano and Sant Dalmai area
Palamós and its beaches
Sant Hilari, Montseny and Guilleries Area
Cadaqués
Local food and wine.

CATALONIA

A well organised walk with very comprehensive instructions. Great accommodation and fabulous scenery, I would recommend this walk to anyone

Peter

I would recommend this walk to anyone !

During these days Nordic walking tour, we want you enjoying Girona, the city of the four rivers. A city with a rich cultural, historic and landscape heritage, being the setting of different TV series and movies as; Game of Thrones, The perfume, Soldiers of Salamis, The stoning of Saint Étienne, among other ones, moreover being a city certified by the Catalan Tourism Bureau, as a Sports Tourist Destination (DTE), a seal of quality that recognises Girona as a destination with high quality infrastructure services.

We invite you to come and discover some of its mystical places of Girona region as; The volcano of La Crosa, one of the largest volcanoes in the Europa. The birth of the river Onyar. Banyoles, where we find the largest natural lake in Catalonia, La Draga, the single Neolithic site in Lake Environment in the Iberian Peninsula, Arbúcies, a small village located at the bottom of a long and deep valley, between two Natural Parcs, Montseny and Guilleries.

We want you enjoy the Mediterran Sea and discover Costa Brava, walking between the sea and the moutain, visiting places that were inspired the artist Salvador Dalí.

PACKAGE DETAILS

Day 1

Arrive at Girona and accommodation.

From the Hotel, walking throught the city to Valley of Sant Daniel. Nordic Walking in the Valley of Sant Daniel. Total time: 2h 30’

DAY 2

9:00h Transfer Girona to Banyoles (25 minutes).

9:30h Nordic Walking around the lake of Banyoles, the largest lake of Catalonia. During this route, we go up to the Puig Clarà, a little mountain with a spectacular wiews over the lake and the city of Bayoles. Then, we visit a small and nice forest, with a small pantanos with a sulfur water. During the route, we stop at 10:30h for a snack. When we finish the route (13:30h), we lunch in a pic-nic area in front of the lake.

Distance 16 km

15:30h Transfer to Hotel and free time.

DAY 3

8:30h Transfer Girona to Sant Dalmai (25 minutes).

9h Nordic Walking across The Crossa’s Volcano and the birth of river Onyar. The volcano of La Crosa de Sant Dalmai is one of the most spectacular volcanoes in Catalonia. It has the largest crater in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the largest in Europe. During the route, we stop for a snack. When we finish the route, we dinner in Mas Bes, where we can try catalan food ( salad and paella)

Distance 12-16 km

15:30h Return to the hotel and free time

DAY 4

8:30h Transfer Girona to Palamós (40 minutes).

9:15h Nordic Walking in Costa Brava. We start to walk in Palamos, where we can discover beautiful beaches, landscapes and places with a lot of history.

During the route, we stop for a snack. When we finish the route (13h-13:30h), we can lunch (pic-nic) in the beach. In this area there are some restaurants and bars.

Distance: 16 km (there are the option to stop in the km number 12).

15:30h Transfer to Girona.

16:15h Arrive to Girona and free time.

DAY 5

8:45h Transfer Girona to Sant Hilari  (40 minutes).

9:30h Nordic Walking between two natural parks, Montseny and Guilleries. We walk into a lush forest full of magical histories about goblins and fairies.

During the route, we stop for a snack. Finish the route at 13h. Distance: 14 – 16 km

13:30h Dinner in a local restaurant.

15:30h, after dinner return to Hotel.

16:15h Arrive to Girona and free time

DAY 6

8:45h Transfer Girona to Cadaqués (1h 15 minutes).

9:30h Nordic Walking in Costa Brava.

We start to walk in Cadaqués. During this route we discover the rocky landscape of Cap de Creus and sa Sabolla, a beautiful beach. We will also enjoy beautiful views of Cadaqués Bay and visit a litghthouse, Cala Nans. This route will allow us to discover stone constructions and the traditional “clopers”.

During the route, we stop for a snack. Finish the route at 13h. Distance: 12 km

13:30h Dinner in a local restaurant in front of the sea.

15:30h, after dinner return to Hotel.

16:15h Arrive to Girona and free time

DAY 7

Departure after breakfast

Itinerary 5-day Tour

  • 7 OVERNIGHT STAYSYES
  • BREAKFAST & LUNCH YES
  • IF HALF-BOARD: MIN. 3-COURSE MEAL YES
  • WELCOME MEETING YES
  • CERTIFIED NORDIC WALKING GUIDE YES
  • SERVICE-HOTLINE YES
  • TRANSPORT EVERY DAY TO THE START POINT/END POINT to HOTEL YES

ARRIVAL - PARKING - DEPARTURE

By plane:

Girona Airport: Every hour there is a bus from Girona Airport to Girona train station.

Barcelona Airport. Every half hour there is a train to Barcelona Sants train station.  Direct Transfer upon request.

By car:

E15/A9 in France and then AP7.

 

By train:

Girona Station. You can check the timetables and prices in http://www.renfe.com/EN/viajeros/horarios.html .

Just select Departure: Barcelona and Destination: Girona and your arrival date. The trains to Girona depart in Barcelona Sants Station.

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