Experience one of the cycling hotspots in Spain and the location of many UCI World Tour teams to prepare for the preseason! What does Girona have that appeals to professional and amateur cyclists?
Cycling in Girona:
Girona is one of the cities with the most professional cyclists. Cyclists like Robert Gesink, the Yates brothers, Lance Armstrong and Van Garderen lived in this Spanish cycling mecca. Three UCI Pro Tour teams such as EF Education First, Mitchelton-Scott and Israel Cycling Academy are also stationed here.
There are many reasons to choose Girona as your next cycling getaway. However, it is worth highlighting the Mediterranean climate and the geographical location in the immediate vicinity of the Pyrenees, so that the cyclist can easily access a variety of routes, from pure mountain roads and low mountain ranges to flat roads.
Ideal region for cycling lovers in the most varied nature. The many off-road routes and greenways make Girona an ideal destination for MTB and gravel lovers.
Girona breathes cycling with a wide range of bike shops and cafes in your next Cycling Friendly destination. It’s very common to meet professional cyclists who train and fall in love with this stunning setting. Now is the time to find out for yourself!.
Why Girona as cycling getaway?
Modality: Road, MTB or gravel.
Climate: Mediterranean climate.
When?: Mainly during spring and autumn.
Recommended accommodations: Exclusive selection of Cycling Friendly accommodations.
Recommended routes: Vía Verde de Girona El Carrilet / Lloret de Mar por Tossa de Mar a Sant Feliu de Guíxols / Alt Empordà – Stage 1 (Figueres-Llança) / Alt Empordà – Stage 2 (Llançà-Figueres) / Ardenya – Gavarres / Castellfollit de la Roca – Oix Beget – Subida a Vallter / Mare de Déu del Mont i Rocacorba
Recommended bicycles: Wide selection of ideal bicycles to cycle in Girona.