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Motorcycle Tour
North of Spain - Pyrenees - 7 days Self-guided tour

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Self-guided motorcycle tours in the Pyrenees from May to October

Pricing

per rider in double room with BMW 700GS €1,910.00 $2,085.82 ?
per rider in single room with BMW 750GS €1,980.00 $2,162.26 ?
per rider in double room with BMW F850 GS €2,050.00 $2,238.70 ?
per rider in double room with BMW F800 ADV €2,050.00 $2,238.70 ?
per rider in double room with BMW F900 XR €2,120.00 $2,315.15 ?
per rider in double room with BMW R1200 R €2,120.00 $2,315.15 ?
per rider in double room with BMW R1250 GS €2,190.00 $2,391.59 ?
per rider in double room with BMW R1250 R €2,190.00 $2,391.59 ?
per rider in double room with BMW R1200 ADV €2,260.00 $2,468.03 ?
per rider in double room with BMW R1250 ADV €2,260.00 $2,468.03 ?
per rider in double room with BMW R1250 RT €2,260.00 $2,468.03 ?
per rider in double room with BMW RT S1000 XR €2,260.00 $2,468.03 ?
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per pillion passenger in double room with rider: €2,000.00 $2,184.10 ?
per person single room (surcharge - only available with an additional selection of the basic price "per rider in shared twin/double room"): €400.00 $436.82 ?
Hotel PLUS - Surcharge pre preson: €400.00 $436.82 ?
VIP fully comprehensive insurance for BMW F700GS with retention of EUR 350: €140.00 $152.89 ?
VIP fully comprehensive insurance for all other BMW models with retention of EUR 500: €210.00 $229.33 ?

Included

Included services:
Rental motorbike (additional equipment and gear can be booked on request)
Sat nav on the motorbike with the daily routes loaded
Tour briefing and instructions for each day's ride
Road 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
Daily breakfast during the tour is included in the tour price
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: 9 Days / 7 riding days
Total distance: 2100 km
Daily stages: ca. 300 km
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Arrival day:
Airport: Barelona, Spain - Airportcode BCN
Transfer: Airport - Tour hotel*
Time tour briefing: from 09.00 on day 1
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Departure day:
Airport: Barelona, Spain - Airportcode BCN
Transfer: Tour hotel - Airport*
Departure time: possible all day
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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).
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Accommodation on tour:
Top notch hotels - On your self-guided tour you will stay in carefully selected hotels that reflect the true character of the region and guarantee relaxation after your days of riding. The majority are 3* and 4* star hotels as well as small, authentic boutique hotels.
Hotel PLUS Package: If you like it a bit more in style, like to wake up with a sea view or appreciate more luxurious facilities, you can add the Hotel Plus Package. In this case, we will make sure that you get just the one, particularly beautiful room in the hotels or even an upgrade to a better hotel category.
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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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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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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, that 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

Stay for the night in a tiny French village in the Pyrenees and then on to Pamplona and since Hemingway, also famous for its running of the bulls.

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 sRoda 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:

Arrival Day - Arrival in Barcelona

Arrival 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 1 - 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 2 - Over the Port d'en Valira Pass to 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 3 - In the footsteps of the Tour de France and to Montagne Basque

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'll pass through the charming Laruns before ending this epic day in a small French village in the canton of Montagne Basque.

Stage destination: Montagne Basque

Distance: 270 km

Highlights: 8 mountain passes of the Tour de France

Day 4 - On the Way of St. James: St. Jean de Port, Roncesvalles and Pamplona

The beauty of the mountain panorama that welcomes you this morning at sunrise is unbeatable! Your route today will take you on the French side of the Pyrenees, first to St. Jean de Port and then to Roncesvalles, one of the oldest starting points of the Camino de Santiago, from where thousands of pilgrims set out each year on the footpath to Santiago. From here, you return to Spain along the Pyrenees and make your way to Pamplona, the city that has become world famous for its annual running of the bulls.

Destination: Pamplona

Distance: 290 km

Highlights: St. Jean de Port, Roncesvalles.

Day 5 - Through Sierra de Guara Nature Park to Ainsa

This morning you head east along the Pyrenees on the Spanish side until you reach Loarre Castle, an ancient twelfth-century fortress full of history and connection to the Crusades that were waged from here against the Moors. You will continue to Alquézar, included by National Geographic in the list of the most beautiful villages in Spain. Next, you'll cross the Sierra de Guara Nature Park and watch the buzzards glide up the Vero Canyon before ending this day of touring in Ainsa.

Destination: Ainsa

Distance: 260 km

Highlights: Loarre Castle, Alquézar, Sierra de Guara

Day 6 - Passing spectacular landscapes to Peramola

This morning you will explore the beauty of Monte Perdido Natural Park and its spectacular roads along the Añisclo Gorge. The gorge is part of the Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park. Then, through spectacular roads and landscapes, you take the legendary N-260 over mountain passes and through the forests of Aragon back to Catalonia. At the end of the day, you ride on a perfect route around the Rialb reservoir before spending the night in Peramola.

Stage destination: Peramola

Distance: 290 km

Highlights: Rialb reservoir, mountain passes

Day 7 - The south face of the Pedraforca and returning 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.

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.

Departure day:

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.