The sunny southern parts of the Pyrenees have some amazing routes with big landscapes, beautiful villages and living history. The people are welcoming and the biking is fun and varied. This is where we have chosen to live and when you have spent some days here you will understand why – this is an undiscovered paradise!

The first day you ride with one of our guides, making sure you get to know your bikes and the GPS. Every day you will have the option of an easier or a harder route – your guide will help you select.

Season
March to November

Highlights

  • Beautiful days of biking, 95% on gravel or asphalt roads with very little traffic
  • Passing by small villages and old farm houses
  • The abandoned villages of Peguera and Bonner
  • Possibility to eat dinners in Guide Michelin recommended restaurants
  • 3 or 5 days of biking

Difficulty This tour can be done as MTB Easy or MTB Medium. This can be decided together with your guide on the first day of riding. Read more about the difficulty levels of our tours. Please note – this is a mountain bike tour, it requires you to be able to ride rough terrain and navigate well.

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Route Description

Day 1 – Arrival to Berga
From Barcelona you take the bus to Berga where you will sleep the first two nights of your trip.

(We can of course pick you up at the airport or in the city of Barcelona, see below for price.)

3 * hotel in Berga

Day 2 – South of Berga

Breakfast (included).
Today you bike with a guide. This tour takes you out on the beautiful country side south of Berga. You will pass old country houses, see a lot of vultures and in enjoy a beautiful countryside. During the outing your guide will explain a lot about the area, show you how to use the bikes (if you have rented from us) and also explain the riding the following days.

At the end of the ride you return to your hotel, park your bikes in the garage and put them to charge.

40 km, +-850 meters

3 * hotel in Berga

Day 3 – Berga to Gósol
After breakfast you prepare your bags and check out of your hotel. Your day start with an up-lift, we pick you up and drive you high up into the mountains above Berga.

With great views all around you start your biking. Your first stop is the abandoned village of Pegeuera. This beautiful place was abandoned as late as 1962 when the last mine of the area was closed.

From here the normal route continues north, passing by the dinosaurs(!) of Coll de Fumanya. In this closed mine they discovered big dinosaur fossils and they now have created a visitors center. If it is open we recommend a visit! From here you ride follow a beautiful road passing another mountain pass before reaching Gósol.

If you opt for the wilderness tour you head west, passing several big old farm houses and finally reaching yet another abandoned village – Bonner. Make sure to enter the village plaza, sit down and contemplate the life that was lived here. A few kilometers later you cross a small river and then make it the last kilometers up to your hotel i Gósol.

Normal tour: 27 km, +660 vertical meters, -1200 vertical meters
Wilderness tour: 30 km, +900 vertical meters, -1100 vertical meters

NOTE – the wilderness tour is in a very wild landscape with some difficult terrain. No cell phone coverage. Only for the experienced biker that can fully support themselves if somethings happens.

2* hotel in Gósol

Day 4 – Tuixent and Josa de Cadí
A beautiful day visiting the small villages of Tuixent and Josa de Cadí. You pass below the impressive Cadí mountain range and of course with impressive views towards the emblematic mountain Pedraforca.

In Josa de Cadí you find a small cheese shop with locally made food and also a famous and price winning restaurant. If you want us to book a table for you, let us know. Just remember that you will have to make it back to Gósol as well.

After Tuixent you start a long climb up towards the mountain pass Coll de la Mola. Here the landscape opens up to the east and you see the valley of Gósol again. A long, easy downhill brings you back to your hotel.

31 km, +-1000 meters
2* hotel in Gósol

Day 5 – Gósol to Guardiola de Berguedà
A beautiful day of biking, slowly making your way eastwards to the main valley.

The normal route takes you past the village of Saldes and further down the valley before climbing over the mountain pass Coll de la Bauma. From here you have one long descent down to your hotel. On the way you will pass the medieval village of Bagà. Make sure you stop for a drink on the village plaza!

The longer route takes you around Pedraforca and again up to 1900 meters altitude. The views from here are stunning but it’s a long climb! Once you reach your highpoint you enjoy a long descent down to the village of Gisclareny, the smallest village in Catalonia. You make another climb and from here you get to enjoy a nice ride down to Bagà and then down to your hotel.

Normal tour: 35 km, +800 meters, -1500 meters
Long tour: 43 km, +1100 meters, -1800 meters

We recommend that you eat dinner at the hotel – they have the best restaurant in the village.

2* hotel in Guardiola de Berguedà or Bagà

Day 6 – loop tour from Guardiola de Berguedà
Loop tour of the beautiful mountains close to the village, we will present you with several options.

2* hotel in Guardiola de Berguedà or Bagà

Day 7 – adios!
After breakfast your booked trips is over.
You can take the bus or we arrange a transfer back towards Barcelona or the airport.

More information

General information
Daily departure possible from March to November except for August.

The closest airport is Barcelona El Prat (BCN), the big airport by Barcelona. From there you take a train to Ripoll where you will sleep your first night.

Returning to Barcelona you either take a bus from the city of or we help you with a taxi-transfer.

If you come with your own car we will help you with safe parking during your tour.

Included
Hotels (2* or 3*)
All breakfasts (Half board optional)
Luggage transport to your next hotel
Map, route descriptions and tourist information in English
Tourist taxes
Emergency contact (also at weekends)
Guide during your first day of the trip

Not included
Transport to/from the start of the tour

Extras
All dinners
Pick-up at Barcelona Airport, 180 €/taxi
Pick-up in Barcelona city, 200 €/taxi
Bike rental
Guide – we include a guide the first day. If you want your guide to join you for the whole tour we can of course arrange for this – read more

Price and Booking

Price for 1 week

PersonsPrice
2795 €
4+695 €

Price per person, sharing double/twin room. Triple rooms available on request. Extra for individual rooms: 210 €. Hotel upgrade is possible, please request when booking.
Rental bike: 315 €

Price for long weekend

If you don’t have a full week this trip can be done as a 4 nights/3 bike day trip as well. This includes day 1-2-3 and then a special day 4.

PersonsPrice
2595 €
4+495 €

Price per person, sharing double/twin room. Triple rooms available on request. Extra for individual rooms: 140 €. Hotel upgrade is possible, please request when booking.
Rental bike: 195 €

Please note: The price is slightly higher during high season and public holidays. No tours in August are possible.

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