Medieval villages and coastal path in Catalonia

Medieval Villages and Coastal paths of Catalonia


Dates: 1st April – 31st October 2017

This 5 day tour is designed to give you an overview of this unique part of Catalalonia.

Baix Emporda has a special atmosphere unlike any other in Spain.
The countryside is green and pastoral and the coast rugged and unspoilt.

Your first two nights will be based in a small charming boutique hotel on the outskirts of the pretty medieval village of Peratallada perfectly placed to explore the medieval villages. The second hotel has been chosen to enable you to explore the coastal paths.

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  Day 1: Collect from Flaca station (if arriving from Barcelona). Transfer from Girona airport can be arranged.
Tour orientation, maps and bike fitting. Bikes available for use today. There is a very good selection of restaurants to choose from in the village and we provide a list of recommendations.

Day 2: Tour of the medieval villages including Pubol where you can visit the Dali Gala Castle/Museum. This is a must see exhibition with the famous elephant sculptures in the garden. Return via Corca and Ullastret where you can visit the Iberian settlement. We can organise a private olive oil tasting at Can Solivera. Please enquire for details.

Level: Moderate Distance 46 kms

Day 3: Leaving Peratallada behind your first stop is the village of Fontclara meaning “clear spring”. Your journey takes you to Pals a magnificent example of a perfectly preserved medieval village. Walk up to el Pedro and admire the church and the viewpoint overlooking the Baix Emporda plain.

Onwards now to the lovely fishing town of Palamos, staying at Hotel Trias, perfectly positioned overlooking the sea.

Level: Easy/Moderate Distance 42kms


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Day 4: First stop La Fosca bay, then on to Castells Beach which is a protected area and wetland attracting migratory birds. To the north of the beach there is the remains of an Iberian settlement. Next head up to the vineyards of Calonge where you can enjoy a wine tasting before returning to Palamos via Sant Antoni de Calonge.
Level: Easy/Moderate Distance 38 kms

Day 5: After breakfast you take the express bus back to Barcelona which is located behind the hotel. Cost €18.
A transfer to Girona airport can be arranged at a small supplement.

We can organise a private wine tasting at Mas Eugeni or Mas Oller or Clos d’ Agon. Please enquire for details.





Price *

April & October
May, June & September
July & August


* Price based on double occupancy

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What’s included in your tour price

4 night’s accommodation and breakfast in Hotel Aatu and Hotel Trias
Lightweight aluminium 21 speed hybrid touring bike including water bottle, helmets, panniers if requested, tool kit and pump.
Information pack which includes cycle route maps, your itinerary, fact sheet with restaurant recommendations. Emergency numbers and back up assistance.
Tour and tasting at Mas Eugen or Mas Oller
Transfer from Flaca station to the Hotel Aatu.

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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