Pyrenees Bike Tours
In Cerdanya, one of the largest valleys in Europe, we have good temperatures and a dry climate, which allow us to cycle in excellent conditions..
We offer you a few days of active holidays and switching off from everyday life. Amidst an environment of great natural and cultural value, with great gastronomic options, where your only concern will be to cycle and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Pyrenees.
An excellent opportunity to get to know this region, its people, customs and this environment of great natural and cultural value, which also offers great gastronomic options.
DAY 1 · Welcome to Catalonia
Our trip starts in Barcelona, the meeting point will be at Estación de Francia at 10.00 am, where our staff will welcome you. We will then depart towards our destination, the Pyrenees. The trip will take about 2 hours.
Arrival at the hotel, check-in, briefing of the routes and preparation of the bikes, after that we will have lunch and you will have the afternoon free to stroll or enjoy a bike ride around the area.
DAY 2 · Port de Llo
Distance: 92 km
Altitude : 1,705 m.
We will leave the hotel and head towards Llivia, a beautiful village in France but with Catalan administration. This is a curious situation given the famous Treaty of the Pyrenees with France.
We will then continue on to Llo, famous for its thermal baths. This stretch is relatively easy.
From Llo we will head towards Eyne ski resort. From here we will cycle up to coll de la Llosa and coll de la Creu along the winding roads which run through lush forests.
Continuing until we reach Matemala lake and Les Angles, cycling down along Coll de Egat, a magnificent balcony from where we can contemplate the beauty and extension of La Cerdanya valley.
DAY 3 · Coll de Creueta
Distance 129 km
Alltitude: 2,616 m.
We will leave the hotel and head up towards the collada de Tossas to then descend for about 35 km. Reaching Ribas de Fresser. To then head to Campdevanol, cycling a few kilometres along the national road towards Gombren to then take a winding road set amidst lush forests.
We will then reach Pobla de L´Illet and will attack the famous Coll de La Creueta, a category 1 mountain pass which we have seen many times in the Spanish Vuelta.
We will cycle through the Pla de Anyella, surrounded by beautiful fields, stopping for lunch and then we will cycle straight back to the hotel, end of the day.
DAY 4 · Lles
Distance : 78 km
Altitude : 1,854 m.
On this day we will leave the hotel to cycle through the western part of the valley, heading towards Alp, continuing through Prats until we arrive at Bellver de Cerdanya, along very quiet roads and with hardly any traffic we will arrive at Martinet.
We’ll start climbing up to coll de Lles, arriving at the small and charming mountain village of Ardovol, then we will cycle down to Prullans, where we will stop for lunch and then we’ll continue the route along the main road until we reach Puigcerda, the hotel and that’s it until tomorrow.
DAY 5 · Coll du Pailhères
Distance :146 km
Altitude : 3,225 m.
Today we will attack the well-known mountain pass of El Pailhères, which is one of the stage of the Tour de France.
This is our toughest route, with a high degree of difficulty, but we can do it.
Today we will leave a little earlier, as we have 146 km ahead with a positive altitude difference of 3,225 m.
The route will take us towards Porte – Puymorens to complete the first pass of the day, from where we will head towards Axs Les Thermes. In just a few kilometres we’ll come to coll du Palhières, and then we’ll head towards Mijanes, Querigut.
Continuing until we reach Les Angles ski resort, a stop for provisions and then the rest of the route is either flat or downhill until the hotel.
Breakfast, check-out and transfer to Barcelona, end of our adventure and services