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Northern Spain - Volcanoes to the Ocean - Self-Guided Family Cycling Holiday

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The amazing Catalonia region is packed full of fun and provides plenty to keep the kids smiling. From picturesque valleys to a glorious coast and the delightful Girona too, this is one not to miss.

Holiday Highlights

  • Cycling around the lush green Garrotxa volcanic zone
  • Following former railway tracks between Olot and the coast
  • Spending a free day in Girona with its magnificent cathedral
  • Exploring the waterfalls at Moli D‘en Murri
  • Enjoying a taste of Olot’s rich cultural heritage
  • Finishing your tour at the seaside town of Sant Feliu de Guíxols

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Day Description Distance Meals
1 Arrival into Girona airport - Transfer to Olot    
2 Olot to Les Planes D'Hostoles 14.5 Miles / 23 Kms Approx. B  
3 Les Planes D'Hostoles to Girona 23 Miles / 37 Kms Approx. B  
4 Sightseeing in Girona   B  
5 Girona to Caldes de Malavella 15 Miles / 25 Kms Approx. B  
6 Caldes de Malavella to Sant Feliu de Guíxols 15 Miles / 25 Kms Approx. B  
7 Departure from Sant Feliu de Guíxols - Transfer to Girona airport   B  

Key: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

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Holiday Information

This self-guided cycling holiday takes you from the volcanoes of the Spanish Garrotxa Natural Park to the beautiful Costa Brava. Following part of the old Narrow-Gauge Railway Route, plenty of the route is on relaxing traffic-free cyclepaths with plenty of interesting stops along the way. La Garrotxa Volcanic Area Nature Reserve is a great place to cycle with a rich and varied vegetation, and combined with medieval cities and spanish hospitality, this is the perfect summer holiday adventure. 
Our place to place journey starts in Olot where we can explore the town and its surroundings. From here you'll be riding on cycle paths and country lanes, spending your days discovering the beech forests and craters of this stunning natural park. You'll then head off towards the lovely Girona where you have a free day to explore its magnificent cathedral and its atmospheric cobbled streets.
You'll finish the week with a night on the rugged Costa Brava. You'll cycle towards the coast from Girona, through the Selva depression and the Ridaura Valley, finishing up in the upmarket seaside resort of s'Agaro. You'll spend the evening in a beach side hotel, the perfect place to sip your sunset sangria!
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For more information download our trip notes

Is this holiday suitable for your family?

Graded as a gentle trip, this trip is predominantly on traffic-free cyclepaths known as Greenways or Vias Verdes. You will encounter a little traffic when cycling in and out of the towns so care will need to be taken and it is useful if your family have some experience of cycling on quiet roads. Most of the cycling is relatively flat and even slightly downhill with just a few small hills and undulating sections on the final day as you reach the coast. Emergency backup is available from the local team, but it’s best if you‘re happy and comfortable fixing common issues like punctures.

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Departure Dates:

Duration: 7 days
Return: 07/01/2050

Adult Prices From:

£835 p.p.

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Holiday Summary

Duration:
7 days
Prices From:
£835
Estimated flight price
£200

Optional

Adult Bike Hire
£105
Child Bike Hire
£85
Tag-Along
£85
Child Seat
£35
Single Room:
£170
Single Room:
£170
Family Insurance - Europe 10 Day:
£118
Family Insurance - Europe 10 Day:
£118

Holiday Details

Season 1: 01/03 – 31/05 – £835 pp

Season 2: 01/06 – 30/06 – £895 pp

Season 3: 01/07 – 31/08 – £1040 pp

Season 2: 01/09 – 30/09 – £895 pp

Season 1: 01/10 – 31/10 – £835 pp

Place to place

6 nights hotel accommodation

4 days riding

1 rest day

Breakfasts each day

Self-guided

Route notes and maps provided

Luggage transfers

Airport transfers

Minimum 2 people

Daily departures

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