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Motorcycle Tour
North of Spain - Pyrenees - 6 Days Self-Guided Tour

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Self-guided tours in the Pyrenees from May to October

Pricing

per rider in double room with BMW 700GS €1,680.00 $1,834.64 ?
per rider in single room with BMW 750GS €1,740.00 $1,900.17 ?
per rider in double room with BMW F850 GS €1,800.00 $1,965.69 ?
per rider in double room with BMW F800 ADV €1,800.00 $1,965.69 ?
per rider in double room with BMW F900 XR €1,860.00 $2,031.21 ?
per rider in double room with BMW R1200 R €1,860.00 $2,031.21 ?
per rider in double room with BMW R1250 GS €1,920.00 $2,096.74 ?
per rider in double room with BMW R1250 R €1,920.00 $2,096.74 ?
per rider in double room with BMW R1200 ADV €1,980.00 $2,162.26 ?
per rider in double room with BMW R1250 ADV €1,980.00 $2,162.26 ?
per rider in double room with BMW R1250 RT €1,980.00 $2,162.26 ?
per rider in double room with BMW RT S1000 XR €1,980.00 $2,162.26 ?
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per pillion passenger in double room with rider: €1,750.00 $1,911.09 ?
per person single room (surcharge - only available with an additional selection of the basic price "per rider in shared twin/double room"): €350.00 $382.22 ?
Hotel PLUS - Surcharge pre preson: €350.00 $382.22 ?
VIP fully comprehensive insurance for BMW F700GS with retention of EUR 350: €120.00 $131.05 ?
VIP fully comprehensive insurance for all other BMW models with retention of EUR 500: €180.00 $196.57 ?

Included

Service and equipment:
Rental motorbike (additional equipment and clothing can be booked on request).al motorcycle BMW F700 GS (additional equipment and clothing can be booked on request).
Sat nav on the motorbike with the daily routes loaded.
Tour briefing and explanation of each day's ride.
Route book + maps.
Airport transfer for tours from Málaga.
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Accommodation and meals:
Accommodation in 3* and 4* star hotels as well as small, typical boutique hotels.
The tour price includes daily breakfast during the trip.
Not included
Flight, fuel, drinks, dinner, snacks, travel insurance.
Everything that is not explicitly listed in the included services.

More details

Start/End: Barcelona
Duration: 8 days, 6 riding days
Total distance: approx. 1800 km
Daily stages: approx. 300 km
Route profile: panoramic roads
Accommodation: 3* and 4* star hotels
Highlights: Puigcerda, Aran Valley, Tena Valley, Ainsa, Peramola.
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Arrival day:
Airport: BarCelona, Spain - AirportCcode BCN
Transfer: Airport - Tour hotel
Time tour briefing: from 09.00 on day 1
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Departure day:
Airport: Barcelona, Spain - Airport code BCN
Transfer: Tour hotel - Airport
Time of departure: whole day possible
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Important! We do not offer a direct transfer in Barcelona. You have two options to get from the airport to the hotel:
1. by taxi: the journey time from the airport to the hotel is about 25 minutes, if you want to reserve a taxi for you already at the airport, you can order it here on booking.com. The cost is about 30 euros
2. by bus (Aerobus): the journey from the airport to Plaza Catalunya takes an average of 30 minutes, but after that, you will have to take a taxi again (about 10 minutes to the hotel). You can buy your bus ticket online here
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Accommodations on tour:
Hotel PLUS: On our tours, you are always well accommodated, all hotels for your tour are carefully selected. But if you want it a little more luxurious, like to wake up with a sea view or appreciate rooms with exceptional facilities, you can take the Hotel PLUS package. We will then make sure that you get just the one, especially beautiful room in the hotels or even an upgrade to a better hotel category.
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Motorcycle Insurance:
All motorcycles are fully comprehensively insured with € 3.000,- excess (exception: BMW F700GS = € 2.000,- excess). With the VIP insurance for € 30,- per rental day the excess can be reduced to € 500,- (exception: BMW F700GS = € 20,- per rental day and the excess is then reduced to € 350,-).
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This self-guided tour in the Pyrenees can be done from May to October. When booking the tour, please choose your start date, which is the same as the arrival date of the tour itinerary. Or ask us about a different date.
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Language: This offer is usually suitable for English and/or German speaking participants. Please enquire for language options.
Mobility: The offer is not suitable for people with reduced mobility. Please contact us for more information.

Description

Highlights:

The motorcycling paradise of the Pyrenees and the unique routes over the mountain passes between Spain and France.

Reach Andorra via the Port d'Envalira, the highest pass road in Europe at 2409 m. altitude, which is accessible all year round.

The Aran Valley with its splendid routes over the Port de Bonaigua, motorcycling pleasure at its finest.

Monte Perdido National Park with the Añisclo Gorge and Alquezar, one of the most beautiful villages in Spain.

Follow the path of the Tour de France race and ride the classic roads of Col du Tourmalet, Col de Aubisque, and Col de Aspin on your motorbike.

Roda de Isábena, the smallest village in the world (37 inhabitants) with a cathedral in the main square and the fantastic routes around the mighty rock of the Pedraforca face.

The nature park in Montserrat, the icon and symbol of Barcelona.

Visit Barcelona, the metropolis on the Mediterranean.

Daily stages:

Day 1 - Arrival in Barcelona

Arrive in Barcelona and check-in at the hotel in the city of Barcelona.

Accommodation: Tourhotel Barcelona

If you are already self accommodated locally, or your flight arrives early enough (mornings before 11:00), you can remove this accommodation from the included services during the booking process.

Day 2 - Off to the Catalan interior and picturesque Puigcerda

After our briefing in the morning, the handover of the motorcycles will take place.

On the first day of the tour, you will cross the Catalan interior (Empordá) and master the Montseny mountain, Barcelona's local riding area, to warm up for your tour. After the first lunch, perfect asphalt and curves await you on the Collada de Tosas, which will bring you closer to the peaks of the Pyrenees. You spend the night in picturesque Puigcerda, which is only a stone's throw away from Andorra.

Destination: Puigcerda

Distance: 290 km

Highlights: Montseny, Collada de Tosas

Day 3 - Over the Port d'en Valira pass into the picturesque Aran Valley

After Andorra, the route first crosses into France and then over the Port d'en Valira, the highest paved mountain pass in the entire Pyrenees. On the way down, you can visit a motorcycle museum or explore the roads of the old smuggler's route between France and Spain while enjoying the breathtaking views of this rugged mountain paradise. Back in Spain, head west to follow the Noguera Pallaresa and Bonaigua rivers on a wonderfully winding mountain road to Port de la Bonaigua, from where you'll arrive at your hotel in the Aran Valley.

Destination: Aran Valley

Distance: 280 km

Highlights: Port d'en Valira, Port de la Bonaigua

Day 4 - In the footsteps of the Tour de France and the Tena Valley

On this epic day of riding, you'll conquer eight "cols", the famous mountain passes of the 'Tour de France'. The day begins with a crossing of the Col du Portillon before stopping in Bagnères de Luchon for a coffee in the village square. After crossing the Col de Peyresourde, where you might stop for a crepe or two, you continue towards the Col du Tourmalet, the most famous pass in the French Pyrenees. On breathtaking roads, you continue to the Col du Soulor and Col d'Aubisque. At the end of the day, you ride through charming Laruns before you return to Spain via Col du Pourtalet and rest in the Tena Valley.

Stage destination: Tena Valley

Distance: 270 km

Highlights: 8 mountain passes of the Tour de France

Day 5 - Through the Añisclo Gorge to Ainsa

Your day starts today with a ride to the Cañón de Añisclo, a narrow gorge cut through the mountains by the Bellos River. The gorge is part of the Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park. From here, you ride to picturesque Aínsa and down to Alquézar, both included by National Geographic in its list of Spain's most beautiful villages. On the way back north, you cross the Sierra de Guara Nature Reserve and watch the buzzards glide up the Vero Canyon gorge.

Destination: Ainsa

Distance: 290 km

Highlights: Cañón de Añisclo, Aínsa and Alquézar

Day 6 - Through spectacular landscapes to Peramola

Today you ride all day through spectacular roads and landscapes. You travel again along the legendary N-260 and get from Aragon back to Catalonia over mountain passes and through forests. At the end of the day, you'll take a dream route around the Rialb reservoir before spending the night in Peramola.

Destination: Peramola

Mileage: 300 km

Highlights: Rialb reservoir, mountain passes

Day 7 - The south face of the Pedraforca and return to Barcelona

Starting at the Oliana reservoir, you leave the main road over the Segre River Bridge to reach one of the most beautiful parts of your tour: The road around the south face of the Pedraforca mountain is an absolute highlight for motorcyclists. You ride through the Cadí-Moixeró National Park to the Montserrat Nature Reserve with its famous monastery, the most important pilgrimage site in Spain after Santiago de Compostela. The last winding section of this tour takes you into and over the Collserola hills to the viewpoint at Tibidabo. From here you can enjoy a magnificent view of the city of Barcelona before returning home.

Destination: Barcelona

Distance: 300 km

Highlights: Oliana reservoir, Cadí-Moixeró National Park, Montserrat Monastery

If you are already accommodated locally, or your flight departs late enough to finish the tour (in the afternoon from 17.00), you can remove today's overnight stay from the included services during the booking process.

Day 8 - Departure day

The suitcases are packed. We say goodbye and hope to see you again soon on one of our other motorbike adventures!

Please note: We reserve the right to make minor changes to the tour schedule.