Sports Tourism Destination
Road cycling lovers will enjoy the large network of secondary roads with unforgettable views and points of interest, due to Girona's strategic location between the Pyrenees and the Costa Brava.
Famous international professional cyclists such as Ryder Hesjedal, Sam Bewley, Luke Durbridge, David Millar, Dan Martin, Michael Hepburn, Lucy Martin, Emilia Fahlin, Georgia Bronzini and Matt Brammeier all stay in Girona for long periods while training for the Giro d'Italia, the Tour de France and the world championships. On the other hand, cycling teams such as Cannondale- Garmin, GreenEdge, Sky, Rabobank and BMC, among others, all use Girona city as a base camp for their training programmes.
The Gavarres Massif, spanning nearly 350 km▓, is a magnificent area for mountain bike lovers to explore.
Pedalling along tracks, rough trails, and woodland paths... is a unique way to experience the exceptional natural surroundings in the area.
Cycling events take pride of place on Girona's sports agenda, with races such as the Girona ATB Open (February), Cycling Tour of Catalonia (February), Girona MTB Challenge (April), Pirinexus 360 Challenge (May) and Girona Gran Fondo (June):
|Open BTT Girona||Febrer|
|Duatlˇ de Girona||Febrer|
|Volta Ciclista a Catalunya||Marš|
|Girona MTB Challenge||Abril|
|Pirinexus 360 Challenge||Maig|
|Girona Gran Fondo||Juny|
The city has accommodation offering specific services for cyclists, as well as a wide range of cycling shops, bike rental and repair companies, and travel agencies specialising in cycling:
|Address||Passeig de la Devesa, 38|
|Phone||+34 972 209 354|
|Address||Av. de Josep Tarradellas i Joan, 22-24|
|Phone||+34 972 226 136|
Several apps offer a free download of different cycling routes (road, ATB, and cyclotourism) and running routes, which will make your stay in Girona an unforgettable sports experience.
Click on the logos to view the routes.