Pyrenees Costa Brava Center

Puigcerdà <=> Calella

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General information

  • Itinerary from Puigcerdà (from the western most Pyrenees of Girona) to Calella (Costa Brava, coves and cliffs).
  • It crosses the entire province through the center: Cerdanya, Ripollès, Garrotxa, Gironès and Baix Empordà
  • Going through the more mountainous area of Girona: The Pyrenees, Pre-Pyrenees, Volcanic Zone of Garrotxa and the Gavarres.
  • Is the itinerary with more descent of all the routes that go from the Pyrenees to the Costa Brava.
  • Route for cyclists with a medium-high level due to the unevenness. If your level is not that good, you still can do it by taking alternative routes with more stages.
  • This itinerary goes through Olot, it crosses its Volcanic Zone and arrives in Girona through the Valley of Llémena.
  • Once you reach the city of Girona, it is recommended to take strength for the last stretch to arrive in Calella.
  • It is a highly recommended route for people craving natural, cultural and sports all in one.
  • This itinerary is made to remember for a lifetime. Come and check it out!
  • Good luck !!!

Details about the route

Distance: 250km

Total climb: 5975m / 7200m

Towns: Puigcerdà, Ripoll, Olot, Girona, La Bisbal, Calella

Stages: 4, 5 or 6 Stages

4 Stages

1st Stage Puigcerdà Ripoll

Distance: 75km

Total climb: 2000m / 2460m


2nd Stage Ripoll Olot

Distance: 42km

Total climb: 1100m / 1400m


3rd Stage Olot Girona

Distance: 70km

Total climb: 1215m / 1605m


4th Stage Girona Calella

Distance: 65km

Total climb: 1300m / 1366m

5 Stages

1st Stage Puigcerdà Castellar de n'Hug

Distance: 41km

Total climb: 1454m / 1118m


2nd Stage Castellar de n'Hug Vallfogona

Distance: 50km

Total climb: 1146m / 1610m


3rd Stage Vallfogona St Feliu de Pallerols

Distance: 50km

Total climb: 996m / 1487m


4th Stage St Feliu de Pallerols Girona

Distance: 50km

Total climb: 1000m / 1374m


5th Stage Girona Calella

Distance: 64km

Total climb: 1300m / 1366m

6 Stages

1st Stage Puigcerdà Castellar de n'Hug

Distance: 41km

Total climb: 1454m / 1118m


2nd Stage Castellar de n'Hug Ripoll Vallfogona

Distance: 50km

Total climb: 1146m / 1610m


3rd Stage Vallfogona Olot St Feliu de Pallerols

Distance: 50km

Total climb: 996m / 1487m


4th Stage St Feliu de Pallerols Girona

Distance: 50km

Total climb: 1000m / 1374m


5th Stage Girona La Bisbal

Distance: 35km

Total climb: 800m / 829m


6th Stage Bisbal Calella

Distance: 31km

Total climb: 535m / 612m

Data path



Personal information



Other services

Additional information

Route Changes

All routes are developed the way you see it here, there's a starting point and an ending point, a given length etc. However you can ask for changes according to your needs. Find different possibilities below:

  • Change direction.
  • Change starting or ending point.
  • Shorten the distance.
  • Vary a Route section.
  • ...

Baggage Transfer

To be able to cycle in total comfort, we can carry your baggage from your starting point to your first evening accommodation, pick them up the following day and drop them at your next nights' stay.

Passengers and bikes transfer

We can collect you from a certain place and take you to the starting point. And at the end of the route we can drive you back.
E.g: airport , Train and bus station transfer .

Previous day Extra night

If you arrive a day before starting your route,we can also arrange your accomodation.

End of the route Extra night

We can arrange your accommodation if you decide to stay longer at the end of your journey.

Bike rental

We provide bicycles in case you could not bring yours.

GPS Rental

As your route will be provided in track format you will need a GPS to follow it. We can supply you with a GPS if you need to.

Guide Service

You have the possibility to hire a guide. This is a great advantage. It means maximum security and that you can change your route at any time, according to your level and needs.

Accident Insurance

Accident insurences will be available.

Assistance on route

Two types of route assistance services will be offered:
a) You can ask to be followed by an assistance car to supply your needs : food and drink, mechanical assistance or give you a lift.
b) Be able to get in touch and ask for route assistance at any time.