Vall D'Aran - Costa Brava in National Paradors

Region
Catalonia by stages
Destination
Spain
Season
From April to October
Duration
7 days / 6 nights
Accommodation for 6 nights in the paradors of Vielha, La Seu d’Urgell, Cardona, Vic-Sau and Peralada
Level
Moderate/high (taking into account the total number of kilometres cycled, around 520 km)
Minimum people
8
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Day 1
Day 1

Arrival

Meeting of the group at the Parador de Vielha at 16:00. P.M.


There, you’ll receive the bikes and have the opportunity to go for a test ride around the surrounding area. Afterwards, you’ll have free time until dinner.

Night in the Parador de Vielha, transfer to Vielha (3h30min), 10 km on bike (very easy)

Ride : 10 Km - Easy

 

Day 2
Day 2

After a hearty breakfast, we’ll set off for La Seu d’Urgell.

On the way, we’ll pass through charming locations such as Rialp, Sort and many small unspoilt villages of the Pyrenees.

We’ll have lunch at the Parador in La Seu d’Urgell.

Free afternoon and gourmet dinner at 8.30 PM.

Night in La Seu d’Urgell,

Ride: 120 Km on road bike (moderate-tough)

 

Day 3
Day 3

After breakfast in Parador de La Seu d'Urgell, we’ll set off for the Parador in Cardona: a pretty medieval village.

After the 85 km ride you’ll be able to shower before we have lunch at an excellent local restaurant.

Afterwards, you’ll have some free to explore the village.

Dinner at the parador at 8.30 PM.

Night at the parador in Cardona. 

Ride: 84 km on road bike (moderate)

Day 4
Day 4

After breakfast, we’ll set off for Vic, renowned for its cured hams and sausages.

After arriving at the parador in Vic-Sau you’ll be able to rest before we go for lunch at 1.30 PM in a charming local restaurant.

You can then either spend the afternoon exploring the villages around Vic, or rest in the parador.

Dinner will be served at the hotel at 8.30 PM.

Night in the Vic-Sau parador.

Ride: 93 km on road bike (moderate)

Day 5
Day 5

After breakfast in the parador, we’ll set off for the Costa Brava.

We’ll pass through the charming towns of Anglès, Celrà, and Púbol, before reaching our main destination of L'Escala.

This route will take us from the majesty of the Pyrenees to the glittering Costa Brava.

After resting and enjoying a nourishing lunch during the route, you’ll have the afternoon free to relax at the hotel or beach before dinner at 8.30 PM. 

Night in Peralada. 

Ride: 110 km on road bike (moderate)

Day 6
Day 6

Queen stage

For the sixth day of our tour we’ll remain around the wild Girona coast. We’ll pass the village of Cadaques, the Cap de Creus lighthouse, and the monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes, until we reach Perelada, a small town in the wine-producing area of l’Alt Empordà.

We’ll stop briefly at each of these locations, and you’ll also have the chance to visit the Salvador Dalí Museum in Cadaqués (included).

You’ll be offered the chance to shower and change your clothes before lunch and wine-tasting at Peralada Winery.

Since this is the most challenging day of riding, lunch may be delayed to accommodate the pace of the group.

Night in Peralada

Ride: 80 Km - Moderate

Day 7
Day 7

Departure

After breakfast in the hotel, we’ll have time to pack, visit the historic centre, relax on the beach, or simply rest in the parador.
Lunch in the hotel and end of our services.

 

INCLUDED

  • 6 Nights accommodation, minimum 4* 
  • Meals as detailed in the itinerary
  • Expert cycling guide (English, Spanish or French - other languages on request)
  • Assistance vehicle for mechanical support, drinks, snacks and sweeper service
  • Luggage transfer between hotels (max 2 pieces 40cm x 60cm per person)
  • Transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • Welcome pack on arrival
  • Accident insurance
  • Photo album of the tour
  • Any other items or experiences as detailed in the itinerary

NOT INCLUDED

  • Airport transfers on arrival and departure (can be organised on request)
  • Airfare / transport
  • Travel insurance
  • Theft insurance
  • Road bike and helmet hire (available on request)
  • Any items not detailed in the itinerary
  • Local tourist taxes
  • Gratuities for guides

In case of an increase in the rate of sales tax (IVA/VAT) or an increase in fuel prices, the final price of the tour will be adjusted accordingly. 

GENERAL PACKAGE HOLIDAY CONDITIONS

Sport No Limit Travel is a travel agency registered in accordance with the conditions as laid down by the governments of Spain and Catalonia and licensed to organise package holidays, trips and tours under licence number GC-004971

Final accommodations maybe subject to change owing to circumstances beyond our control. In this instance, accommodation of at least equal category will be used.

Itinerary may be subject to modification owing to circumstances beyond our control including, but not exclusively weather conditions, road works, sporting events and force majeure.

In case of any incident a Sport No Limit Travel representative will be at your disposal.

Force Majeure - Sport No Limit Travel reserves the right to cancel the trip and return monies paid without penalty or recrimination as a result of, but not restricted to Acts of God (including fire, flood, earthquake, storm, hurricane or other natural disaster), war, invasion, act of foreign enemies, hostilities (regardless of whether war is declared), civil war, rebellion, revolution, insurrection, military or usurped power or confiscation, terrorist activities, nationalisation, government sanction, blockage, embargo, labour dispute, strike, lockout or interruption or failure of electricity or telephone service.

PAYMENT AND CONDITIONS OF CANCELLATION

A deposit of 30% of the total will be collected at the time of reservation to secure your booking.

The remaining balance will be collected 30 days prior to the commencement of services.

Sport No Limit Travel reserves the right to cancel the reservation for non payment of balance.

Cancellation and amendment-:

You have the right to cancel or amend your booking at any time, subject to the following conditions and penalties.

  • Amendments to names or dates will be subject to an administrative fee if made less than 30 days prior to the service commencement date
  • Cancellation with more than 10 days and less than 15 days notice will be subject to 5% penalty of the total cost of the package
  • Cancellation with more than 3 days and less than 10 days notice will be subject to a 15% penalty of the total cost of the package
  • Cancellation with more than 1 day and less than 3 days notice will be subject to a 25% penalty of the total cost of the package
  • Non arrival will result in the loss of all monies paid