Cycling and watersports
 

Cycling and water sports holiday

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Dates 1st May to 30th September 2017 - 7 nights/ 8 days - Saturday to Saturday

Introduction
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.

Palamos

 


Day 1:

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.

Day 2:
Circular bike route exploring the foothills of the Gavarres and the vineyards.

Level: Easy to Moderate
Distance: 26kms

Day 3:
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!

 

La Fosca

padel board

 

Day 6:
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 afternoon.

Level: Easy to Moderate
Distance:
34kms

Day 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.

 

Walking tours

sail boat the Pepa  Banderas

 

Price:
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 €645


Included 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.
Travel insurance
Private transfer from Girona airport ( supplement of €45)

 

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roof terrace swimming pool

We can offer a first class personal service and competitive prices. Contact Vivian at Cycle Catalan to discuss your holiday plans. Click to see our cycling photogallery.

 
   

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