Region France / Spain - From Lourdes to Girona

Tour Haute Pyrenees - Spain

Ride the famous mountains of Le Tour de France

9 days / 8 nights

Level: Intermediate-Advanced

Distance: 700km

Price From: A$3,230

Beginning at the foothills of the Haute Pyrenees, for we will be in the mountains that have made the Tour de France famous including Tourmalet, Aspin, Pyresourde, and Portillion with the option for additional climbs, although during the first week is for satisfying the inner ‘Hill Lover’ in us all, there is are alternate options for those who would like a less challenging holiday. We have a planned rest day in Bagnares du Luchon to celebrate the big hills before we head south into Spanish wilderness through to small prosperous country of Andorra. Andorra is a Catalan principality famous for reduced tax and tourism but also used as a training base for many pro cycling teams. After Andorra, we make our way through the bumpy low lands to Girona “cyclists’ favourite city”. 

Highlights

  • Col de Tourmalet, Col d’Aspin, Col de Pyresourde, Col de Portillion

  • Optional Col d’Aubisque, Col du Soulour, Super Bagnares, Port de Bales, Courterets

  • Lourdes, Bagnares de Luchon

  • Spanish Outback

  • Andorra

  • Girona

Arrival Details

11th June 2020

Lourdes via train from Toulouse or Paris airports, Pau or Tarbes via plane.

Departure Details

19th June 2020

If not continuing: Train to Barcelona Airport.