Pyrenees Motorbike self-guided tours
4 days or a week of biking adventures, France and Spain
beyond the tourist routes
Experience Europe's largest wilderness area off the beaten track, on two wheels, in a pleasant Mediterranean climate, in company of likeminded people. We have created and tested some of the best itineraries for you. Day-trips in the Fenouilledes and Canigou regions of the French Pyrenees, with picnic lunch in the wild, and comfortable accommodation in individual village gites at Le Village Catalan the "Paradise of the Pyrenees". The 1-week program takes another dimension, as we cross the Pyrenees into Spain on the secret, medieval smuggler routes...
Day 1: We pick you up at Perpignan airport or bus or railway station (only with hire bike)
If you arrive with your own bike: ride to Vernet-les-Bains. Briefing and planning for the next days.
Day 2: Introduction to mountain motorbiking. Local itinerary in the foothills of Canigou, a soft start 50-100 km Partly off-road (Optional and depending on type of bike),
Day 3: The Fenouilledes tour, low route, 160 km
Day 4: The mountain route Mount Madres tour, 155 km
Day 5: Departure, transfer to airport.
Day 5: The Conflent, the Vallespir and Spain, 250 km
Day 6: At leisure. Climb the Canigou (2785 m), visit the hot springs or a market town.
Day 7: Departure, transfer to airport.
This tour is available as a self-guided your with your own motorbike, or with a rental bike from Fenouilledes Motos.
From 220 Euros per person, 2 persons sharing, self-catering gite mid-season
Please contact us for quote if you need transport for your own bike.
There is a 1-week guided tour from 18 to 25 June 2010. Price EUR 660.- per bike/person including accommodation and meals.
Details of selected excursions:The Fenouilledes tour
The Mount Madres tour
Slides from the Canigou area
Village Catalan Slideshow
Environmental awareness note: Light motorbikes have low CO2 emissions and low impact on the environment.
The adventure is a joint venture between Globetrotters Club, Fenouilledes Motos (motorbikes) and Le Village Catalan ApS (accommodation).
Any period between April and October, subject to availability.
Prices per person in Euros, self-catering only, self-guided tour using your own bike:
1 week: from 230 to 330 Euros per person, based on two sharing house.
Including utilities at the gite.
Self-guided tour with rented motorbike:
Please click here to make your reservation or post a question.
Motorbike rental: See Fenouilledes Motos for details.
What is included: Accommodation in 1 and 2 bedroom self catering gites in Village Catalan with utilities, tourist tax and linen included, maps and details local information. Optional: Motorbike hire including 200 km/day, 3rd party insurance, airport transfer.
Not included: Flight. Meals, we recommend 20-30 Euros per day to cover for breakfast, lunches and some evening meals prepared by the group, not including optional retaurant meals. There is a fully equipped kitchen in the gite, and meals can be individually or group meals, if you travel with a group. Petrol, average 10 Euros per excursion. Personal travel insurance, personal spending money.
Conditions: 25% deposit with booking, the balance 60 days before departure.
How to get here: The nearest international airports are Perpignan and Girona (Barcelona). By road: A9 to Perpignan, N116 to Villefranche-de-Conflent, then 4 kms to Vernet-les-Bains. Detailed directions and
pre-departure information will be sent to you after booking.
Or telephone: UK Freephone: 0800 652 1255 - Spain (0034) 933 906 166 -
Denmark: (0045) 46 963 963 - France: 0033 (0)4 6805 6571 - International: 0044 709 227 2402
Globetrotters membership required.