Cycling and water sports
Dates 1st May to
30th September 2017 - 7 nights/ 8 days - Saturday to
Palamos has all the ingredients for creating a dream
activity holiday. The surrounding area offers an undeveloped
coastline, beautiful beaches with crystal clear water,
and hundreds of kms of designated cycle trails. This
tour includes a morning’s sea kayaking, padel
boarding, snorkelling and a sailing trip on the beautiful
yacht, Pepa Banderas. Your base for the next 7 nights
is a luxury full restored townhouse in the centre but
only a ten minute walk to some of the best beaches on
the Costa Brava.
Accommodation comprises of lounge with balcony,3 bedrooms,
(two with balconies),2 double and 1 twin room, 3 bathrooms,
large utility room, small exterior patio, herb garden,
1 large fully equipped kitchen open to dining room and
patio. Large roof terrace with kitchen and heated plunge
pool, garage for bikes. Full air conditioning throughout,
Free View TV and WIFI. Palamos has a lovely old quarter
famous for its tapas bars and many restaurants all within
3 minutes of the house.
You will be collected from Palamos bus station if arriving
from Barcelona. A private transfer can be arranged from
Girona airport at a small supplement. Welcome meeting,
tour briefing and bike fitting over a glass of Cava.
Circular bike route exploring the foothills of the Gavarres
and the vineyards.
Level: Easy to Moderate
Cycle to Calella de Palafrugell, a pretty former fishing
village with quaint cobbled streets and 4 small sandy
bays, perfect for your padel board experience! Jordi
your guide will be there to meet you and give you your
equipment and some tips on how to get started. Relax
on the beach before heading back to Palamos by bike.
Day 4: Explore the coastal paths before
enjoying some snorkelling off the rocks around the bay
of La Fosca. Equipment and an underwater camera is provided.
Day 5: Head over to the bay of Castells
one of the last remaining totally unspoilt beaches on
the Costa Brava. We have booked you a two hour sea kayaking
session to explore the coastline and some of the amazing
rock formations. It’s ideal for snorkelling so
pack your gear as well as your swimsuit!
Today’s cycle takes you to the medieval villages.
You will be collected at 9.30 am and driven to Pals,
a perfect example of a fully restored medieval village
with great views from the top at El Pedro. You will
cycle along quiet roads exploring many of these pretty
villages before returning to Palamos by bike later this
Level: Easy to Moderate
7: Cycle to Castells bay for some snorkelling.
This afternoon we have booked you on a two hour sailing
trip on the magnificent sail boat Pepa Banderas which
sets sail from the bay of Palamos.
Day 8: After breakfast you take the
express bus back to Barcelona or alternatively we can
arrange a private transfer back to Girona airport.
Please note that due to the water sports activities
this tour is only available from May to September.
Based on 4 Mid Season €695 High Season €745
Based on 6 Mid Season €595 High Season
in your tour:
7 nights self catering accommodation in luxury restored
townhouse in centre of Palamos.
Welcome pack with essential items to get you started.
21 speed hybrid bikes, helmets, water bottles, locks,
maps, route notes etc.
Two hour sea kayaking session
Two hour padel boarding.
Snorkelling equipment and underwater camera.
Two hour sailing trip on Pepa Banderas or similar.
Services of a Cycle Catalan guide throughout your trip.
Transfer to medieval villages on Day 6.
What’s not included.
Private transfer from Girona airport ( supplement of
We can offer a first class personal service and competitive prices.
Vivian at Cycle Catalan to discuss your holiday plans. Click
to see our cycling