Costa Brava and the ancient Greek city of Empuries on bike
DURATION: 1 days | DIFFICULTY: | MODALITY: Cycletouring / MTB
In the route Costa Brava and Empuries on bike we’ll visit one of Catalonia’s most spectacular costal landscapes, which has been preserved along the Costa Brava, with a view to beautiful coves that we will be able to experience once we stop for our cycling break.
With the route Costa Brava and Empuries on bike you also have the possibility to tour the archaeological Greek remains of Empuries that represents the gateway to the Greek and Roman culture on the Iberian Peninsula. Empúries is the only archaeological site in the Iberian Peninsula where remains a place where the Greek –Emporion colony enclave- with the remains of a Roman city founded in the early 1st century BC on the structures of a Roman military camp installed during the previous century.
Costa Brava !!! : with this expression, one journalist at the beginning of XX century wanted to describe the rough and rugged landscape that characterizes much of this coastal zone. One of the most beautiful Mediterranean landscapes, a natural space prized by the most famous painters and poets.
Beaches of fine sand between Mediterranean pines and cliffs of orange granite, near the ancient fisherman towns. We’ll visit one of the most preserved areas of this coast.
This route needs some cycling experience through small ascents and irregular paths.
This route is a part of the visit programs “A day cycling on the outskirts of Barcelona”. This program presents a variety of fascinating routes that can be taken from the city. We’ll travel from Barcelona in a comfortable, air-conditioned and modern van to our destination just outside the metropolitan area. Our van is fitted with a trailer that carries the bicycles that we’ll be using on the cycling trip of your choice.
If you have an additional day to explore these regions we recommended the route Cycling through Empordà…. or check out other short routes here (using the filter routes by…Catalonia)
Duration: 1 days
Transportation of participants and bikes
(in guided modality)
SELF GUIDED ROUTES
* Prices include sales tax.
Price per person up to two participants. Consult prices for groups.
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