3 500 m
Moderate to hard
EXPERIENCE GREAT CYCLING AND DISCONNECT
We know how you strive for freedom after the confinement, we’ve been there too. Now we invite you to get back this phenomenal sensations of pedalling and of the wind in your face. Catalonia is well known as a cycling paradise – with great roads, nice climate and vibrant culture. This tour takes place in the heart of the Prades mountains – a place in the South of Catalonia and not far from the Mediterranean coast of Costa Daurada. Not only we picked this location for some top notch cycling, but also for the accommodation. You are about to enjoy a week on the nature in comfortable bungalow in a quality camping with all amenities for perfect single or family vacation.
Empty and smooth roads!
Highlights of your trip
TOP NOTCH CYCLING
Trafficless and silk smooth roads and stunning landscapes represent just perfect conditions to experience good riding. it feels like you want to do this forever!
You have your back covered and local professional English speaking guides are by your side. Never feel lonely and get the best of the location.
UNIQUE ECO ACCOMMODATION
Quality camping with great amenities - relax areas, pool and more. Live in a separate bungalow in the middle of the natural surroundings.
Costa Daurada, Catalonia, Spain
Costa Daurada technically is a name of stretch of Mediterranean coast on the South of Catalonia. However commonly included are the areas along the coast with all their mountains and rivers, hills and wine fields. This area is top of the class cycling destination and we'll tell you why. Even for those who rightfully think that Spain is blessed with lots of sunshine, Costa Daurada stands out nicely. No it's not like Andalucia but can boast massive amount of very stable and sunny weather when even a little bit up North it can be raining. It is also few degrees warmer here which is very nice if you cycle in the winter or early spring or late autumn. Actually if you can tolerate some summer heat, this area is very much cycleable through the entire year.
Costa Daurada offers comfortable cycling conditions all year round except that it will get hot in July and August. Ideal months are spring and autumn during which there's plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures. Do not forget your gilet though, it can get windy!
Southern Catalonia and Costa Daurada region is home to many superb hills and passes. First there is coastal ridge that's basically goes along entire peninsula and mountains rise everywhere as you direct yourself from the coast to the inlands. Then there are couple of real gems. The Prades mountains is beautiful rocky range that boasts some nice climbs and lots of roads and endless climbing, where La Mussara climb stays apart as the iconic one for the locals.
Cuisine is one of the best ways to explore any destination. Costa Daurada gets really serious in terms of food. It is defined by two things - seafood based coastline and more rural inlands that boast some totally top notch wines with some typical Catalan rural food. So cyclists do need a lot of calories and here you've got a great way to do that with gusto!
40.8955° N, 0.7723° E
There's even more to discover on your trip.
Alt de la Musara is a picturesque cycling climb situated in the Tarragona province of Catalonia. It has been used in the Volta a Catalunya professional race, most recently in 2017 when the riders descended this side. The climb on the Vilaplana side is characterized by a high number of hairpin bends, as it winds its way through forest towards the Prades Mountains. Very ocasionally the trees open out to offer some nice views looking back down the climb. Alt de la Musara is nominally open year round, with only very rare closures due to snow in winter.More
Rocacorba has a history every cyclist should become a part of. Used for over a decade by many local pros as a testing climb, the famous mountain is a challenge to anyone and everyone. The 10.7 kilometre climb has a deceptive overall gradient of 7%. Starting teasingly gentle before levelling off and demanding your easiest gear on sections up to 11%, disciplined pacing will pay off for the last half of the climb that averages 9%. However, the quiet tree-lined road offers just enough respite to remain achievable for the determined weekend warrior. Keep your eyes peeled toward the top for the faded “Look Right” painted on the road to see spanning Pyrenean peaks through an opening in the trees.More
Prades Camping & Bungalows
Prades Camping is a high quality camping offering great comfortable bungalows for your accommodation. You can live in alone of with a family or friends, and your bungalow is fully equipped so that you can have a great holiday (including air conditioning). On the territory of the camping you will find swimming pool, various areas for games and relaxation. It is situated in a super quite place in the middle of the Prades mountains in the middle of nature. The location is perfect for cycling, as you have countless routes starting right from your doorstep.
Day 1, Saturday
Check-in and briefing
Check-in, meet your guide and have an introductory briefing.
Day 2, Sunday
Route #1: Poblet and Coll de l’Arena
Day 3, Monday
Route #2: Vuelta al Montsant
Day 4, Tuesday
Route #3: Muntanyes de Prades
Day 5, Wednesday
Tossal de la Baltasana
Day 6, Thursday
Route #4: Siurana & El Priorat
Day 7, Friday
Route #5: La Mussara & Mama Por
Day 8, Saturday
Meet Your guide
Jaume was born and lives in the area, has been in cycle touring business for a decade and knows every corner. You are sure to get great support and real local insight.
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What’s included in your trip
Separate room in a 2 rooms bungalow of 1st Cat, 7 nights
5 guided routes with no more than 4 riders per guide
2 easy hikes during rest days, family friendly
Two dinners and one aperitivo
Provided by the operator
All camping ammenities
Pool, relax areas and sport areas
What's not included.
Please your flight if you are taking a plane to Spain
Available upon request
You can prepare your own in the bungalow or eat out in the local restaurant
One rider in single room
NON rider who accompanies the rider