The Girona Greenways

Bike from the mountains to the Mediterranean sea

Experience

Easy level.
Hybrid bike. E-bike.

Touring Catalonia

From March to October

Available from March to October. Scheduled: April, May and September.

Highlights

Visit the Garrotxa region, Girona city and the Mediterranean sea

595 EUR / Person

We took in such beauty of our surroundings and enjoyed the culture of the Catalan people. The greenways were so easy to follow, well-marked and safety.

Kerry R.

Such an amazing bike tour!

The Girona bike tour along the ancient railway El Carrilet

 

This Girona greenway bike tour lets you come across La Via Verde path in Girona, cycling through volcanic landscapes full of contrasts at La Garrotxa county, visiting the monumental and lively city of Girona and discovering the most authentic Costa Brava through emblematic cities as Palamós, Llafranc, Calella de Palafrugell and other small coastal towns while you ride a bike probably one of the best experiences in the region…

The Greenway is the former railway from the tiny train which time ago travelled from the Pyrenees to the Costa Brava, today turned into a track only for hikers an bikers, making it a safe and peaceful cycle tour which allows you enjoy a privileged environment and diverse landscapes, from the volcanoes at the Garrotxa to the Costa Brava beaches and coves, This is a Cycle route for the whole family.

Scheduled APRIL 24th to 30th

Scheduled MAY 13th to 20th

Scheduled SEPTEMBER 1st to 8th

PACKAGE DETAILS

DAY 1 - Settle down in Joanetes

Arrival at Joanetes. Settle down in the hotel and welcome meeting with someone from Touring Catalonia staff to introduce aboute the bike trip. Overnight in the fully restored farmhouse in Joanetes. a small and millenary village in the heart of La Garrotxa county, where the route begins

DAY 2 - Circular loop in La Garrotxa (25 or 50 Km)

The route starts in Joanetes and it will lead you to visit some villages of the county such as Les Preses, La Pinya and of course Olot -and if you want- to climb up a volcano you will have the chance. Also you could discover “El parc de la pedra Tosca” or “La Fageda d’en Jordà”, an amazing natural places of the area

DAY 3 - Go down from Joanetes to Girona (50 Km)

Today the route is point to point and it descents from Joanetes to Girona by the Greenway cycle path, an easy and safe path, across the countryside and different ancient villages such Sant Feliu de Pallerols, Les Planes d’Hostoles, Amer or Angles. If you could visit one of these villages, didn’t miss the opportunity. Then, after 4 hours, you will arrive at Girona. There you can visit the Old town, the Cathedral and the magnific Jewish quarter, as well as many historical and art museums. Also, Girona is well-known for its gastronomy. The hotel is located in the city center.

In the afternoon, guided visit to discover Girona.

DAY 4 - Circular loop in Girona (25 Km)

During the circular route you will discover the surroundings of Girona, rivers, small villages such as Sant Gregori and the nature of the Llemena Valley

DAY 5 - Reaching the Mediterranean, from Girona to Sant Feliu de Guíxols (43 Km)

Again, the route the Greenways bike trip continues go down to the Costa Brava. Across some fields and plains, you can reach Cassa de la Selva and Llagostera before arrive at Sant Feliu de Guíxols. There you would enjoy its seafront, its beach and its port.

DAY 6 - Circular route to Calella de Palafrugell & Palamós (40 or 60 Km)

The last day you will discover many natural beaches and towns. You will bike along the coast most of the time so you can stop, rest and swim at many hidden small beaches during all the day route. Also you can discover typical mediterranean villages such as Calella de Palafrugell.

DAY 7 - Sweet Godbye!

Departure after breakfast.

  • 6 NIGHTS ACCOMMODATION YES
  • 6 BREAKFAST YES
  • 2DINNERS IN JOANETES YES
  • GIRONA GUIDED VISIT (2 hours) YES
  • WELCOME MEETING YES
  • DETAILED MAP ROUTE YES
  • ASSISTANCE FROM 9 TO 17 YES
  • LUGGAGE TRANSPORT YES

By plane:

Girona Airport: Every hour there is a bus from Girona Airport to Girona train station. Then bus to Olot http://www.teisa-bus.com/en/index.html . People whoe sleep in Joanetes needs an extra transfer ( about 20 Euros). Direct Transfer upon request.

Barcelona Airport. Every half hour there is a train to Barcelona Sants train station. Bus to Olot: http://www.teisa-bus.com/en/index.html  . People whoe sleep in Joanetes needs an extra transfer ( about 20 Euros). Direct Transfer upon request.

By car:

E15/A9 in France and then AP7.

Until Joanetes: N141e and then (after Angles) C-63

Until Olot. Exit in AP7 Sarria – Girona Sud and take C-66

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.

Then bus to Olot http://www.teisa-bus.com/en/index.html . People whoe sleep in Joanetes needs an extra transfer ( about 20 Euros). Direct Transfer upon request.

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