What a perfect spot for your bike tour and multi-activity experience in Girona, Spain! Mas Pelegri is a sports hotel and training center in Catalonia. This historic stone masia is located in the province of Girona, an idea location for all types of cycling with routes leading straight from the door!
The Pyrenees, the Garrotxa Volcanic National Park, and the Mediterranean are all within cycling distance and provide a backdrop of beautiful scenery. The pristine lake of Banyoles, used in the Barcelona Olympics, is just 7 km away.
Activities offered are cycling, mountain biking, horseback riding, kayaking, trail running, swimming, hiking, rock climbing, zip lines, site seeing, and last but not least, renowned wine and cuisine! New for 2020, daily yoga classes!
- Unique accommodation
- Catalan countryside
- Roman and Greek ruins
- Dali museum
- Banyoles Lake
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*This facility provides very customized tours for each individual guest. You can indicate to us the distance that you would like to cycle and what type of bike and terrain you prefer: mountain bike, hybrid trail bike, or road bike. There are over 100 routes from the door of the hotel to choose from!
Example of cycling itinerary:
Day 1: Arrival
After settling into your accommodations at Mas Pelegri, you will be fitted for a rental cycle or assisted in assembly your own bike. You will then have opportunity to take a short ride through the Catalan countryside, past ancient stone villages and old farms with time to relax by the pool before dinner.
Day 2: Ride And Dali's Museu De Teatre
The morning can begin with a ride through the beautiful rolling countryside of the Pla D'Estany (the land of the lake) visiting the villages and enjoying the fields of sunflowers or poppies (depending on the time of year). In the afternoon, after lunch, you can visit Dali's Museu de Teatre in Figueres.
Day 3: Roman And Greek Ruins Bike Tour
Today you can enjoy the Sant Martí d'Empúries Beach loop which winds through the rolling countryside of the Pla D'Estany before reaching the beautiful small village of Sant Martí d'Empúries, with its sandy beach and the spectacular Greek and Roman ruins of Empuries. You can enjoy a dip in the sea after lunch and a visit to the ruins. This afternoon and evening can be spent in Girona with opportunity to enjoy dinner here.
Day 4: Dali Bike Tour
This is a beautiful bike ride around the the area that influenced Dali's paintings, the Cap de Creus. This is where the Pyrenees descend to the sea with small islands along the coast. The cycling begins in the wine growing area of the Alt Emporda with its rolling hills, olive, and wine groves. There is opportunity to climb up to the 10 th century majestic Benedictine Monastery of St Pere de Rodes which overlooks the Cap de Creus Natural Park and the Mediterranean. Descending once again to the sea, you can visit Cadaques for lunch and visit Dali's home and studio in Port Lligat, once a small fisherman's hut. Dali was drawn here by the landscape, the light, and the isolation of the place.
Day 5: Volcanic National Park & Local Markets
First on the agenda is a lovely descent down to the lake at Banyoles with a chance to visit its ancient market. As you wind your way up into the Volcanic National park, the route leads you through the ancient village of Santa Pau. These are dormant volcanoes, not extinct, although they have not erupted for 12,000 years. Another lovely descent will lead into Olot with the Pyrenees as a backdrop. Sant Joan les Fonts is on the agenda, followed by Castellfollit de la Roca, one of the smallest towns in Catalonia. The sight of the church and the houses high on the edge of the basalt precipice has become one of the most photographed and painted images in Catalonia; it is also however a magnificent natural viewpoint overlooking the valleys of the two rivers. Montagut and Tortella, small Pyrenean foothill villages, will be an interesting stop. You can also take a detour to the beautiful bridge and rock pools close to Montagut, giving you a chance to cool off. From Tortella you head to the beautiful medieval town of Besalu with its ancient right-angled bridge and sleepy stone paved streets. Lunch could be in Besalu at a wonderful local restaurant.
Day 6: Day Trip To Barcelona
There is the possibility a for day trip to Barcelona with opportunity to visit the surreal Sagrada Familia, Parc Guell, and Passeig de Gracia with its interesting architecture. You will also get the chance to visit Las Ramblas, the food market, and other sites depending on your interests and time available.
Day 7: The Loop Of The Angels
This is a beautiful loop visiting old town Girona and includes climbing over Els Angels, if you would like. Lunch can either be in Girona or up the top at the restaurant at the converted convent of Els Angels. You will then return to Mas Pelegri for relaxation.
Day 8: Departure
All-inclusive yoga and cycling week:
This special cycling & yoga vacation is open to people of all ages and levels, there will be one on one coaching, morning yoga, and pranayama, beautiful bike rides, massages, and meditation. ( (max 4 participants per coach). Please ask us for dates and pricing.
Day 1: Arrive at the hotel. Welcome drink. Bike fitting and short test ride. Enjoy evening dinner at the hotel.
Day 2: Morning yoga before breakfast. Everyone is differently flexible so the first session is easy. Breakfast and then off cycling around the land of the lake through ancient stone villages. Lunch out en-route. Return for yoga then relax by the onsite 25m pool. Evening dinner at hotel.
Day 3: Morning yoga before breakfast. Beautiful bike ride into the volcanic national park with lunch en-route. Afternoon yoga and relax by the pool. Evening dinner at hotel.
Day 4: Morning yoga and breathing. Beautiful bike ride to medieval Besalu. Lunch in Besalu. Return for yoga and relax or swim in the pool. Evening dinner at hotel.
Day 5: Morning yoga before breakfast. Chance to swim in the pristine aquifer fed lake and visit the ancient market of Banyoles. Lunch then an easy afternoon cycle before an evening out in Besalu or Girona.
Day 6: Morning yoga and breathing before breakfast. Longer cycle to the wine and olive growing area of the Alt Emporda. Lunch out en-route. Yoga and meditation. Evening dinner at the hotel.
Day 7: Morning yoga before breakfast. Longer bike into the foothills of the Pyrenees (depending on guest's energy levels). Lunch en-route. Yoga and meditation. Evening dinner out at a local restaurant.
Day 8: Morning yoga before breakfast. Breakfast and then packing up ready to depart and return home.
Ask us about hiking, trail running, rowing, and kayaking!
You will be accommodated in Hotel Mas Pelegri, a 3-star ecological sports and boutique hotel set in 5 acres of Catalan countryside. The historic stone hotel has been refurbished with luxury and ecology in mind, with 17 bedrooms, all with their own private bathroom. Three of the rooms are suites with a sitting area. There are six new garden suites with an exterior BBQ kitchen area. Many guests are surprised to hear that Mas Pelegri is off-grid and has no connection to the municipal systems for electricity, water, and sewage. This small boutique hotel is equipped with PV electric solar panels. None of the sun’s energy is wasted. There is a large AC unit in the main building, and smaller AC units in the new garden suites, to keep the bedrooms comfortable (25°C indoor temps on average). In-season fruit and vegetables that are grown within the local area are featured and the hotel is committed to working with locals. They employ a local gardening company, local electricians, etc, and work with local activity companies, supporting a responsible rural economy. In 2021, the owners began offering classes in how to grow ecologically, forage, reduce your carbon footprint, reduce plastic usage, and live a healthier more sustainable life in tune with your natural environment.
- 7 nights accommodations
- GPS files or all routes are also on Strava (you can load an app on your phone at the hotel)
- Emergency support
- Daily cleaning of room
- Change of linen and towels every 3 to 4 days on request
- Kindle tablet or smart TV for each room
- Free wifi
- Use of on site 25-meter pool, Jacuzzi and gym
- Use of washing machine and laundry soap
- Free tea and coffee in the dining room at all times
- 7 nights accommodation in standard double/twin room
- 3-course lunches and dinners
- Hydration and nutrition while training
- All training and coaching and use of all facilities
- Sports nutrition assessment
- Muscular balance assessment
- Strength/stretching session
- 1 massage per week
What’s Not Included
- All meals other than those mentioned in included
- All beverages
- Bike rental
- Bike protection
- Travel Insurance
Dates & Pricing
Arrival possible all year round. The minimum stay is two nights during the low season. During high season, July 1 to August 31 minimum stay is 4 nights. High season supplement of 10% will be incurred unless guests stay Saturday to Saturday or for a minimum of 10 nights. Pricing is based on a 7-night stay.
If you are interested in an all-inclusive cycling and Yoga itinerary, please ask. We can provide you with dates, pricing, and availability!
Pricing is based on a 7-night stay and is valid during the low season. If your stay is less than 7 nights, a higher per night fee is incurred. Stays during high season (July 1 through August 31), will incur an additional 10% supplement.
The following prices are valid until June 2022.
Located in the historic Masia
Double/twin: $ 763 £ 458 $ 677 € 503 ₪ 1735 NZ$ 871 kr 5592 $ 494 Single occupancy: $ 1190 £ 715 $ 1,056 € 785 ₪ 2708 NZ$ 1360 kr 8727 $ 770
Garden w/ refrigerator with exterior BBQ with gas ring located in a separate building on grounds:
Double/twin: $ 841 £ 506 $ 747 € 555 ₪ 1915 NZ$ 961 kr 6170 $ 545 Single occupancy: $ 1202 £ 723 $ 1,067 € 793 ₪ 2736 NZ$ 1374 kr 8816 $ 778 El Mont w/ kitchenette and sitting area with exterior BBQ with gas ring located on ground floor in the Masia :
Double/twin: $ 907 £ 545 $ 805 € 598 ₪ 2063 NZ$ 1036 kr 6648 $ 587
Standard rooms and garden suites can accommodate up to 3 people. There is also a quad room and a suite that can accommodate 5 people. Family discounts are available. Ask us for pricing.
8-day custom guided*
Based on 1 person 2 people 4 people 6 people 10 people $ 4412 £ 2652 $ 3,915 € 2910 ₪ 10038 NZ$ 5041 kr 32351 $ 2,855 $ 2759 £ 1659 $ 2,449 € 1820 ₪ 6278 NZ$ 3153 kr 20233 $ 1,786 $ 2092 £ 1258 $ 1,857 € 1380 ₪ 4760 NZ$ 2390 kr 15342 $ 1,354 $ 1926 £ 1157 $ 1,709 € 1270 ₪ 4381 NZ$ 2200 kr 14119 $ 1,246 $ 1698 £ 1021 $ 1,507 € 1120 ₪ 3864 NZ$ 1940 kr 12451 $ 1,099
*Custom guided tours can be booked any time subject to availability
SwiftCarbon Attach $ 432 £ 260 $ 383 € 285 ₪ 983 NZ$ 494 kr 3168 $ 280 Per diem: $ 68 £ 41 $ 61 € 45 ₪ 155 NZ$ 78 kr 500 $ 44
Specialized or Dawes: $ 220 £ 132 $ 195 € 145 ₪ 500 NZ$ 251 kr 1612 $ 142 Per diem: $ 38 £ 23 $ 34 € 25 ₪ 86 NZ$ 43 kr 278 $ 25
Available upon request
*All rentals include a bike helmet, spare inner tube, pump, repair kit, and tools in a small bag. You can also borrow a smartphone holder for the handlebars.
Three-course evening dinner (available every day except Wednesdays: $ 38 £ 23 $ 34 € 25 ₪ 86 NZ$ 43 kr 278 $ 25
(All prices for extra activities are pending. Thank you for your patience!)
Per morning class:
Guided horseback riding:
Sag wagon (per diem) from:
Airport transfers are available. Please ask us.
Discounts available for children, triple and quad rooms, and family suites.
Skill Level — Moderate
This is a guided or self guided hotel based tour with an assortment of activities offered. The cycling can range from easy to difficult on hybrid, mountain, or road bikes. Length of stay can vary as well.
Fly to Barcelona International Airport (BCN).
Hotel Mas Pelegri is located 2 km from the small town of Serinya, in the province of Girona.
From the airport, you can take either a bus or train.
Bus: There is a bus service (Sagales) from BCN to the city of Girona. Bus times vary with the seasons. The bus leaves from both terminal 1 and terminal 2.
There is a bus service (Teisa) from Girona city to Serinya. We can arrange free transfers from Serinya bus stop to Mas Peligri.
Train You can get the train from BCN terminal 2 into Barcelona and then change trains to the city of Girona, at Sants or Passeig de Gracia train station in Barcelona. Schedules at Renfe.es.
The weather in the small town of Serinyà is mild year round, the perfect climate for an adventure vacation.
Day of Rest
Any day can be designated a day of rest!
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