Emily’s plan: friends, nature and bikes
Getting away from the city, blending in with nature on a bike, having your hair stand on end during a downhill, discovering places you’ve never seen before and getting in touch with the local culture… This is what Emily and her friends are looking for in the Catalan Pyrenees. She has coordinated the whole plan: booking flights, bike-friendly accommodation and choosing the first of the mountain bike routes they will do, the Ruta dels Dòlmens d’Organyà. For this group of friends, the best holidays are always on two wheels.
The first outing is a challenging circular route which combines cycling and culture. It starts in Organyà and takes them in search of the dolmens in the Cabó valley, which are tucked away along the edges of the trail. The path climbs up to the Pillat pass, where they take a short break along the way to snap a selfie to immortalise the moment. In the saddle they feel free. It’s just them, nature and their bikes. Then they set off back to Organyà via Solana de Fontanella and the Tresponts gorge on the banks of the River Segre.
Their holiday has only just begun, and over the next few days they will have more routes in the Catalan Pyrenees ahead of them.
Welcome to your Catalonia, Emily and friends.
Catalonia is a bicycle tourism paradise. More than 6,000 kilometres of roads and paths cover the region so you can discover its most privileged spots.
From the Pyrenees to Terres de l’Ebre, following the Mediterranean coast, Catalonia offers cycling fans everything they need for a journey on two wheels.
Road cycling, a very popular activity in Catalonia, allows you to discover its surprisingly diverse landscapes, its rich history and its vast cultural heritage.
Mountain biking gives tourists a chance to enjoy new scenery on a bicycle, covering a variety of routes and mixing physical exercise with discovery of the environment.
Catalonia offers an extensive and varied network of routes and paths ideal for enjoying mountain biking all year round.
Put yourself in the hands of the experts and be guided by the incoming agencies specialising in sports travellers.