Mas Pelegri Multi Activity Tour
Spain Bike Tours
Biking, hiking, swimming in Girona
Mas Pelegri, a sports hotel and training center in Catalonia, is the perfect spot for your bike tour in Spain and multi-activity adventure. This historic stone masia is located in the province of Girona, a perfect 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. The weather in the small town of Serinyà is mild year round and 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! and last but not least, renowned wine and cuisine!
Take advantage of the variety of artistic, historic and natural wonders, including the Salvador Dali Museum and Castle, Greek and Roman cities at Empuries, and the beautiful historic towns and villages of Besalu, Rupit, and Beget (Pyrenees)!
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Where You’ll Stay
Hotel Mas Pelegri, 3 star ecological sports hotel set in 5 acres of Catalan countryside. The historic stone hotel has been refurbished with luxury in mind, with 11 bedrooms, all with their own private bathroom. Three of the rooms are suites with sitting areas.
- 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 accommodations
- 3 course lunches and dinner with half bottle of wine per person
- 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
Arrival possible all year round in 2017. Minimum stay is two nights. In July and August there is a 10% surcharge on the nightly rate for less than a one week stay.
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.
*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 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 Marti D'Empuries Beach loop which winds through the rolling countryside of the Pla D'Estany before reaching the beautiful small village of Sant Marti D'Empuries, 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