GIRONA & ANDORRA
Warm up in the cycling Mecca of Girona, ride to the Pyrenees climbs of the Tour de France in Andorra, Simon's new home region.
GIRONA - ANDORRA
8/10 DAYS - 7/9 NIGHTS
Girona and Andorra, what a great Combination!
Find out yourself why Simon and many other Pros spend their time in this beautiful region in Spain:
great roads, bike friendly drivers, mixed terrain,great weather all year long and fabulous food and Wine!
We'll start easy in Girona, with some rolling and hilly rides and finish on the Pyrenees, climbing legendary cols used by Simon during his intense training for the grand Tours.
Regions visited: Catalogna and Pyrenees
Famous Locations: Girona, Barcelona, Andorra
Daily Distance: Approx 70-120km
Daily Ascent: Approx 1000-2000m
Main Route 700km
Total Ascent: Approx 8000m
Duration: 8 or 10 days/7 or 9 nights
Recommended Arrival-Departure Airport: Barcellona
WHO WOULD ENJOY THIS EXPERIENCE?
The experience is built for all riders able to ride for 3-5 hours. This is not a race or high intensity riding, but rather a true cycling adventure across one of the most picturesque countries in the world.
We will ride as a group on the rolling terrain and as individuals or small groups on the short climbs, so that everyone will enjoy the ride. On top of each major climb we will regroup to celebrate and refill our bottles, and then enjoy the descent together. As a team, we’ll support each other during the ride and make sure everyone finishes safe and happy!
All cyclists interested in exploring a new region and learning about local culture while amidst magnificent scenery will enjoy this incredible experience!
THE TOUR INCLUDES
A fantastic tour itinerary designed by Andrea & Simon
All hotel accommodations in beautiful hotels, generally 4-star, in twin-double room
All breakfasts, 1 lunch, and all dinners except one
2 professional guides on tour (one fully qualified mechanic)
Van support throughout the tour
All in-tour transfers
Snacks and food supplements including electrolytes, gels, and energy bars by OTE Sport
Garmin 810-820 loan unit with maps for duration of tour
1 top quality cycling kit made by RAPHA (jersey, bis, socks)
1 SCICON Race bag with your name and nationality
Free use of a POC helmet
Detailed printed tour information booklet
Extra activities besides cycling: luxury picnic at a farm, BBQ with the pros, family dinner, and more!
Small group of max 12 riders.
MORE ABOUT THE TERRAIN
We have selected some of the best routes, offering a mix of all terrains, but the terrain will be mainly Hilly in Girona and mountains in Andorra.
The start from Girona is perfect, as the gradients are friendly. Then route becomes hilly with some big climbing towards the end when approaching Andorra.
The climbs in Andorra can be challenging, as the gradient can reach 10-13% for short distances.
The roads are well-paved and safe, with drivers showing incredible respect for cyclists!
ON REQUEST, NOT INCLUDED
High-end rental bike
Massage at hotel
Personal airport transfer