Pyrenees Mountains Motorcycle tour – Itinerary
Day 1 – Plymouth to Santander At Plymouth a member of our team will meet you at the port before boarding the ferry for our overnight cruise to northern Spain. Everyone is provided with a cabin. The Brittany Ferries ship has excellent facilities including bars, restaurants, and evening entertainment! Time to relax.
Day 2 – Santander Arriving at Santander after lunch our route kicks off with a climb up into the Cantabrian mountains along scenic twisty roads. Passing Montana Oriental, stopping along the way for a drink or bite to eat. Later we’ll pass through the Gorbeiako natural park, stopping at our hotel in time for a cold beer and tapas. 140 miles / 224 km
Day 3 – Tolosa – Beasian After breakfast we’ll follow the twisty roads through the mountains crossing the border into France. Passing through the Aiako Harria and the Pyrenees national parks. Stopping overnight in Lourdes France. 211 miles / 339 km
Day 4 – Lourdes to Andorra Today we’ll continue through the mountains following some of the “Classic Climbs of the Tour de France“. Up and over many mountain passes before crossing the border into Andorra. Stopping for the night at our hotel in the small city with its many good bars and restaurants. 153 miles / 285 km
Day 5 – Andorra to Girona Leaving Andorra we’ll continue through the mountains and down towards the coast. Passing Mont-Louis and through the Pyrenees national park along the way. Our hotel for the night is located near the old historic center of Girona. Great for a walk around in the evening, plus plenty of good tapas bars and restaurants to choose from. 200 miles / 323 km
Day 6 – Girona to Sort leaving the coast behind we’ll head back up into the Pyrenees mountains, winding our way through valleys, gorges and villages. Stopping at Cardona castle and a bite to eat. After a rest we’ll continue through the mountains, stopping at our hotel in time for a cold beer! 194 miles / 312 km
Day 7 – Sort to Jaca After breakfast our route zigzags through the mountains with many interesting things to see along the way including deep gorges, castles, abandoned villages. Plus more perfect, smooth twisty roads with stunning views as we cross from Aragon into Catalonia. 216 miles / 344 km
Day 8 – Jaca Today after a look around Jaca castle we’ll continue on towards the Valles Occidentales natural park and into the Cantabrian mountains along some of the best twisty mountain roads! Stopping for the evening at our hotel in the mountains and our final night in Spain. 204 miles / 328 km
Day 9 – to Santander After breakfast its time to say goodbye to your tour guide or guides before heading to the port. We normally offer a choice of a short route or twisty route back to the port, depending what time you would like to leave the hotel. Once on board it’s time to relax, have a beer and exchange details with new friends.