Total tour distance: 45 miles
Daily tour distance: 45 miles
Difficulty: 20 / 100
This bike path lets you come across the “Via Verda”(Greenway) in Girona, cycling through volcanic landscapes full of contrasts at the Garrotxa county, visiting the monumental and lively city of Girona and discovering the most authentic Costa Brava through emblematic cities as Palamós, Llafranc, Calella de Palafrugell and other small coastal towns.
The Greenway is the former railway from the tiny train which time ago travelled form the Pyrenees to the Costa Brava, today turned into a track only for hikers an bikers, making it a safe and peaceful cycle tour which allows you enjoy a privileged environment and diverse landscapes, from the volcanoes at the Garrotxa to the costa Brava beaches and coves, This is a Cycle route for the whole family.
Day 1. Arrival at Joanetes
Settle down in the rural farmhouse in Joanetes, a small and millenary village in the heart of La Garrotxa county, where the route begins.
Day 2. Circular route in La Garrotxa
Distance: 28 km.
The route starts in Joanetes and it will lead you to visit some villages of the county and -if you want- to climb up a volcano.
Day 3. Joanetes – Girona
Distance: 54 km.
The route descent to Girona by the Greenway, an easy and safe path, across the countryside and different ancient villages. In the city of Girona you can visit the Old town, the Cathedral and the magnific Jewish quarter, as well as many historical and art museums.
Day 4. Circular route Girona
Distance: 20 km.
During the circular route you will discover the surroundings of Girona, rivers, small villages and the nature.
Day 5. Girona – Sant Feliu de Guíxols
Distance: 45 km.
The route continues by the Greenway to the Costa Brava. In Sant Feliu de Guíxols you would enjoy its seafront, its beach and its port.
Day 6. Circular route Sant Feliu de Guíxols
Distance: 59 km.
The last day you will discover many beaches and towns. You will bike along the coast most ofthe time so you can stop, rest and swim at many hidden small beaches during all the day route.
Day 7. Departure after breakfast.