Classic Coastal Road Climbs

Classic Coastal Road Climbs

Overview

As in the name, this ride is a classic coastal route that is long, steep, and chanting enough to either challenge or interest people on bikes in Girona, Spain.

A fantastic getaway that traverses from the heart of the city to Tossa de Mar, create a loop skirting the shore to Sant Feliu de Guíxols, and turns back to Llagostera before arriving Girona on the same path. That shoreline road connecting the two municipalities is praised as one of the most beautiful roads on the planet. It clings to the side of the reddish cliffs over the Mediterranean and offers some of the nicest spots of seaside esplanade restaurants and cafes.

This 68-mile ride includes over 1300 meters of climbing, making it an experienced-level trip. Fortunately, the trail is made easier for people to reach breathtaking views.

Terrain

The roads in and out of Girona are mostly rural with high-quality pavement. It’s rolling with various climbs and descents. There are many medieval stone villages as backdrop.

Access

The trail starts right at the Pont de Pedra bridge in downtown Girona.

Food and drink

Numerous options can be selected in the cities along the way.

More details

This classic ride offers spectacular views of the mountains as well as the sea.

There is an option for bike hire just near the starting point.

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103.268 km / 64.168 mi

Total Distance

1,268 m / 4,161 ft

Total Ascent

1,268 m / 4,161 ft

Total Descent

251 m / 822 ft

Highest Point

Ride type:
Mountain biking
Road riding
Sightseeing
Commuter
Rail Trail
Gravel
Various
EPIC Ride
Difficulty: Advanced (Black)
Ride Duration: Full day
Fitness Level: Ultra Fit
Terrain:
Shared Bike Path - Paved
Shared Bike Path - Dirt
On-Road Bike Lane
On-Road
Off-Road - Fire Trail
Off-Road - Rail Trail
Off-Road - Single Track
Off-Road - Downhill
Gravel Road
Trail Signage: Good
Mobile Coverage: Limited
Services:
Water
Food
First Aid
Toilets
Bike hire
Carparking
Bike servicing
Accessible by bike
Accessible by car
Accessible by public transport
Accessible by shuttle
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