Greenways of Girona Family Tour 5 Nights

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    5 nights | 23 miles/day
    Self guided from EUR € 575
    Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours
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    5 nights | 23 miles/day
    Self guided from EUR € 575

    Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours

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    • Greenways of Girona Family

      5 night self guided bike tour in Spain

      Bike tour along the Girona Greenways, divided in shorter rides to make an ideal trip for families with children.

      The tour is plenty of different pretty spots to discover with the kids such as volcanic areas, forests and river marshes. In Girona there is plenty to see and do, such as visiting the Cathedral or the ancient Jewish Quarter, one of the best-preserved in the world.

      The last section of the greenway drives you to the coast, reaching the Mediterranean Sea. The ride is easy, downhill, and fun and you’ll be passing through cropland and forests. You can spend the rest of the last day relaxing and enjoying a day at the beach.

      Depending on the children’s ages and fitness, even the smallest ones from 5 years can accomplish this ride. The accommodation is handpicked and you are going to stay in quiet and lovely little hotels and farmhouses, some of them with swimming pool.

      Highlights

      • Easy, short cycle rides along the “El Carrilet” greenway
      • Enjoy nature away from the crowds: volcanic areas, forests, and rivers
      • A scheduled beach trip on the last day
      • Local hotels and farmhouses, all of them with swimming pools

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    • Daily program

      Day 1: Individual arrival to Olot
      Optional private transfer from Girona to Olot is possible. Olot is known for being the most singular volcano landscape in the Iberian Peninsula, with about 40 dormant volcanoes. You can also walk through La Fageda d’en Jordà, a beech wood, well-known for its beauty.
      Overnight in Olot

      Day 2: Olot – Les Planes d’Hostoles (14 miles/22 km)
      After the delivery of the necessary documentation and bike fitting, you start your day's route following the cycle path along the old narrow gauge railway line “Carrilet d’Olot.” You reach les Planes d’Hostoles, passing the fantastic area of the Bas Valley with its gorgeous countryside and typical villages also called the Catalan Switzerland. Once in les Planes, take your time to enjoy the gorges next to the river.
      Overnight in Les Planes d’Hostoles

      Day 3: Les Planes d’Hostoles – Girona (22 miles/35 km)
      The ride today through the countryside is fun. The ride is quite long but is mainly downhill and flat. You’ll cycle along the Ter River, one of the most important rivers of Catalonia, getting to know its fantastic cultural heritage unchanged through the years. You arrive at Girona, where you can spend the rest of the day visiting the Cathedral which has the broadest single nave of Gothic architecture in the world. Get lost in the narrow streets of the ancient Jewish quarter, one of the best preserved in the world. We also recommend a stroll along the Rambla or the medieval walls, which gives you a fantastic panoramic view of the city.
      Overnight in Girona

      Day 4: Girona – Campllong/Llagostera (11 or 13 miles/18 or 21 km)
      You pass the village of Quart, well-known for its ceramics, and Cassà de la Selva, with beautiful modernist houses in the center of the town. You can spend the afternoon having a good time with the animals in the farms nearby the accommodation.
      Overnight in Campllong/Llagostera

      Day 5: Campllong/Llagostera – Sant Feliu de Guíxols (19 or 16 miles/30 or 26 km)
      The last stage is the longest, but also flattest and easiest to cycle. A fun downhill takes you to the town of Sant Feliu de Guíxols, with its magnificent fishing port and cultural interest, especially for its monastery. You can enjoy the rest of the day at the beaches.
      Overnight in Sant Feliu de Guíxols

      Day 6: Departure
      Tour ends after breakfast.

      Surface and terrain

      This trip has been divided into shorter rides to make an ideal trip for families with children. Depending on the children’s ages and fitness, even the smallest ones from 5 years can do this ride. This tour is flat and several stretches are a slight downhill.


      Hotels

      These are sample hotels and may vary based on availability.

      You will enjoy 2- and 3-star local hotels and farmhouses with swimming pools along this tour route.

      Hotel Can Blanc or Hotel La Perla, Olot
      www.canblanc.es
      www.hotellaperlaolot.com

      Hotel Can Garay, Les Planes d’Hostoles
      www.hotelcangaray.com

      Hotel Peninsular, Girona
      www.hotelpeninsulargirona.com

      Can Dionís, Campllong
      www.agroturismesantdionis.cat

      or

      Can Serrà, Llagostera
      www.canserra1786.cat

      Hotel Sant Pol, Sant Feliu de Guíxols
      www.hotelsantpol.com

      Interested in visiting other areas before or after your tour? Visit our hotels page to learn more about lodging options.


      How to get there

      Tour Start and End
      Nearest airport: Girona or Barcelona, Spain
      Nearest train station: Girona, Spain

      The bus from Girona Airport to Girona city takes 25 minutes and costs €2.75. A taxi will takes 25 minutes and costs approximately €30. From Girona, you can bus to Olot for approximately €15 (1-hour ride) and then taxi to start hotel (approximately 3km).

      Private transfers are also bookable with the local tour operator for a fee (see Dates & Prices for details).

    • Dates

      Daily, upon request: Mar 1-Oct 31, 2022

      Low season: Mar 01, 2022 - Apr 13, 2022, Oct 04, 2022 - Oct 31, 2022

      Shoulder season: Apr 14, 2022 - Jun 22, 2022, Aug 29, 2022 - Oct 03, 2022

      High season: Jun 23, 2022 - Aug 28, 2022

      Prices

      Tour package

      Per person, double occupancy € 575
      Shoulder season surcharge € 50
      High season surcharge € 90
      Single room surcharge (1 person/1 room)

      Low season

      € 127
      Shoulder season € 138
      High season € 182

      Bike Rentals

      Hybrid touring bike, men's frame € 50
      Hybrid touring bike, women's frame € 50
      Electrically assisted bike € 125
      Child bike € 45
      Child seat € 25
      GPS € 45

      Extra Nights, Girona

      Per person, single room € 105
      Per person, double occupancy

      Low season

      € 50
      Shoulder season € 50
      High season € 65

      Extra Nights, Sant Feliu de Guíxols

      Per person, single room

      Low season

      € 95
      Shoulder season € 95
      High season € 135
      Per person, double occupancy

      Low season

      € 55
      Shoulder season € 65
      High season € 85

      Transfer

      Olot-Girona Airport, per vehicle transfer (1-4 pax) € 105
      Olot-Barcelona Airport, per vehicle transfer (1-4 pax) € 240
      Sant Feliu de Guíxols-Girona Airport, per vehicle transfer (1-4 pax) € 60
      Sant Feliu de Guíxols-Barcelona Airport, per vehicle transfer (1-4 pax) € 175

      Discounts

      Child, ages 0-2 sharing a room with 2 full paying adults (on base package price) 100%
      Child, ages 3-7 sharing a room with 2 full paying adults (on base package price) 50%
      Child, ages 8-12 sharing a room with 2 full paying adults (on base package price) 25%
      3rd person, ages 13 and older sharing a room with 2 full paying adults (on base package price) 10%

      Included services

      • 5 nights accommodation in double room in 2- and 3-star hotels
      • Breakfast each morning
      • Luggage transfer between hotel to hotel
      • Roadbook and maps; general touristic information of the area
      • 24-hour service hotline assistance during the trip

      • GPS units (with preloaded tracks) are available to rent

      *Note: a mandatory tourist tax of €5 per adult(16 years and up) will be added to your booking post-confirmation.


      Bike rentals

      Bikes available to rent on this tour (reserved in advance at the time of booking):

      • Hybrid bike, 24-speed Ghost Square Cross or similar (men's or women's frames)
      • Electrically assisted bike, Flyer T9 premium with 8 gears*
      • Child bikes, child seat

      *More about electrically-assisted bikes >

      Bikes come equipped with:

      • 1 pannier
      • Helmet
      • Map carrier
      • Odometer
      • Water bottle
      • Basic reparation kit and bike lock (one each per booking)

      Pedals:
      The bikes will have flat pedals.

      Helmets:
      Helmets are available on this tour. However, we recommend that you bring your own helmet for safety and hygiene purposes.


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