Guided tour

Braving the Pyrenees

1,760 km / 1,094 mi
13 days
06 August 2021 >> 19 August 2021

This tour will get us to know the mountain chain that divides Spain from France, that offers incredible passes and funny roads other than cultural spots of interest especially in the town of Carcassonne. This is an itinerary that it is worth do it, to know better the Spanish and French culture, two countries so near but so different. We will travel thru mountain passes which became famous with the Tour de France and that will passionate us during the ascents.

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4,120.00

Barcelona

Barcelona

Entry / Medium

1,760 / 1,094

13

3 - 5

8

80 %

20 %

TOUR_PREZZI

MOTORCYCLE_MODELSSharing room riding soloSingle room supplementPassenger supplement
Ducati - SCRAMBLER 800
Ducati - DUCATI MULTISTRADA 950
Ducati - DUCATI MONSTER 797
€ 4,740.00€ 780.00€ 3,850.00
Ducati - DUCATI SCRAMBLER 1100€ 4,980.00€ 780.00€ 3,850.00
Ducati - DIAVEL 1260
Ducati - DUCATI MULTISTRADA 1260
€ 5,100.00€ 780.00€ 2,750.00

Details

Braving the Pyrenees

Day 1: We will arrive at the cosmopolitan and modern town of Barcelona where our Hotel is. Here we will know the participants to the tour. We will have a brief meeting in order to know all details and then we will enjoy our welcome dinner.

Day 2: We will get our motorbikes and will start our beautiful journey. From Barcelona we will go towards the mountains, driving on a very funny road that will allow us to reach the Principality of Andorra, a tiny independent state on the Spanish territory. We will stop there for the night.

Total Journey distance: 220 Km / 138 Miles

Average Journey time: 3 hours

Day 3: We will restart from Andorra travelling on very amusing roads that will offer lovely landscapes. We will get into France and slowly the mountains will leave space to the green plain. We will then arrive in Carcassonne, a medieval well-preserved town.

Total Journey distance: 180 Km / 113 Miles

Average Journey time: 3 hours

Day 4: We will dedicate the day to visit this lovely town that will throw us back in time. It will be great to discover all the most characteristic corners. Its strategic position made this town important as a military post since the Romans age, as from here it was possible to check the transit towards the Pyrenees and Spain. Very often, Carcassone has been active during sanguinary wars of separation.

Day 5: We will leave from Carcassonne and will travel on very quiet roads, surrounded by a green and silent countryside. We will arrive in the late afternoon in Tarbes, historical town that takes the name from an Ethiopian Queen who founded the town to run away from an un-corresponded love, this as per an ancient legend. We will stay here for the night.

Total Journey distance: 240 Km / 150 Miles

Average Journey time: 3 hours

Day 6: From Tarbes we will go to Lourdes, a very famous town for religious purposes. We will get near to the Spanish border and we will cross a beautiful pass called Col de la Pierre, a surreal landscape among very rocky peaks. We will finally get to Espinal, driving on winding and funny roads and we will stop there for the night.

Total Journey distance: 210 Km / 131 Miles

Average Journey time: 5 hours

Day 7: Today we will go back to France, passing through Roncesvalles. From here it starts one of the many itineraries of the famous Camino De Santiago de Compostela and for sure we will see pilgrims, starting their walking adventure, more than 800 Kilometers (500 miles) long. Subsequently, we will reach the coast of Bay of Biscay and finally we will get to the beautiful San Sebastian. To get there we will drive on panoramic mountain roads and we will spend the night there.

Total Journey distance: 140 Km / 88 Miles

Average Journey time: 3 hours

Day 8: Today will be dedicated to visit San Sebastian, where we will have the chance to discover all the most beautiful corners. A curiosity about the town is that the highest number of globally recognized starred restaurants, is here! The Basque cuisine is really very tasty. 

Day 9: After the deserved rest, we will restart our journey towards the town of Pamplona, where every year there’s the famous “Encierro”, with the crazy runs of people chased by the bulls and arrived from worldwide. We will have the afternoon free to sightsee this town and have a tasty stop in one of the many bars for tasting the famous “tapas”. 

Total Journey distance: 100 Km / 63 Miles

Average Journey time: 2 hours

Day 10: From Pamplona we will take again the route of Pyrenees, travelling into valleys and having fun with the many bends we will find. We will get to Biescas after miles of fun and here we will spend the night.

Total Journey distance: 210 Km / 132 Miles

Average Journey time: 4 hours

Day 11: Today will be another lovely day of travelling in the middle of Pyrenees, an engaging itinerary that will amuse us a lot. We will arrive in another nice place, Caldes the Boi, where our Hotel is.

Total Journey distance: 170 Km / 106 Miles

Average Journey time: 3 hours

Day 12: We will leave towards south and, slowly the mountains will become sweet hills. We will get to Cardona in the afternoon. Cardona is an interesting town, with a nice castle where we will stay for the night. 

Total Journey distance: 190 Km / 119 Miles

Average Journey time: 3 hours

Day 13: We are now at the end of our tour and we will drive towards Barcelona. We will get to Montserrat, an incredible fortress that dominates the entire valley from the height. From here the view is really breathless. We will get to Barcelona in the afternoon to give back our motorbikes to the agency. In the evening we will meet for our farewell dinner and to recall all the best moments of our journey.

Total Journey distance: 100 Km / 63 Miles

Average Journey time: 2 hours

MINIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 8

If the minimum number of participants isn’t reached, the tour may be cancelled or run with a different format.

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED:

  • Motorcycle rental with bags and locks. (A security deposit from 1.250 to 2.000 depending on the motorcycle requested).
  • The bike rental prices include costs for public-liability insurance and roadside assistance insurance in case of breakdown.
  • Welcome and farewell dinners.
  • Accommodation in 4-star hotels when available at the time of booking.
  • Transfer to and from the airport.
  • Multilingual tour leader.
  • Transfer to and from the rental agency.
  • Support van. The van will carry a replacement motorcycle available for participants in case of problems or breakdowns. You will be able to use the van for carrying suitcases (1 suitcase + 1 handbag per person),an extended service also for all the souvenirs you will buy along the way. The van also has two seats for passengers in case of need or for rest of the motorcycle trip!
  • A detailed road book with all the information and a map with the itinerary well marked.
  • Insurance covering most any medical issue during the trip including, doctors, ambulance, hospital and any appropriate family travel.

 

IS NOT INCLUDED:

  • Fuel for your motorcycle.
  • Tolls on motorways.
  • Entrance tickets to museums or other touristic sites.
  • Tips and gratuities
  • All meals except welcome and farewell dinners.
  • All beverages.
  • National and international flights
  • We also suggest that anyone traveling abroad for one of our tours consider purchasing "travel insurance". It can eliminate worry from unexpected situations that can arise in any travel plan.

 

TERMS OF PAYMENT:

  • Advanced payment of 30% of the total amount of the tour to be paid at the moment of the reservation (The deposit will be completely refundable in the event that we do not reach the minimum number of participants or in an agreed manner between the parties, if the tour will be made in modality different with different services).
  • Balance 70% to be paid 30 days before the departure date subject to confirmation by our organization.
  • 100% balance if the reservation is made within 30 days before departure.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • Up to 20 days before the start date, HP Motorrad will retain 80% of the total of the tour.
  • From the 20th day to the 11th day before the start date, Hp Motorrad will retain 90% of the total of the tour.
  • From the 10th day before the start date, HP Motorrad will retain the total amount of the tour.

Thank you for choosing us and hoping to have given you an unforgettable trip, Hp Motorrad invites you to consult our updated list of tour proposals. We are waiting for you for your next adventure.

TECHNICAL ORGANIZATION BY DESARTICA SRL,

P.IVA: 08221570966

Autorizzazione nr. 45122 del 24 febbraio 2015 rilasciata dalla Provincia di Milano

Assicurazione responsabilità civile: ALLIANZ Polizza n. 195118

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SelectMOTORCYCLE_MODELSSharing room riding soloSingle room supplementPassenger supplement
Ducati - SCRAMBLER 800
Ducati - DUCATI MULTISTRADA 950
Ducati - DUCATI MONSTER 797
€ 4,740.00€ 780.00€ 3,850.00
Ducati - DUCATI SCRAMBLER 1100€ 4,980.00€ 780.00€ 3,850.00
Ducati - DIAVEL 1260
Ducati - DUCATI MULTISTRADA 1260
€ 5,100.00€ 780.00€ 2,750.00

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