Guided Cycling Training Camp in Spain

Come and train with Skim Incoming on a week of pure cycling! Get to know the La Cerdanya Cycle Tour over the days prior to the event. You will enjoy training around the Pyrenees to prepare yourself for the big day. Your bike guide will also be there assisting you with anything you need. Moreover, this tour will include entry into the cyclotourist event. So, go pack your bag and be a part of the La Cerdanya Cycle Tour!

Key information

  • Trip type: Guided
  • Terrain: Paved and mountainous
  • Difficulty level: Challenging (Cyclist needs to have high level of fitness, must be an active rider, the terrain includes really challenging climbs / or 46-80 or more miles per day)
  • Total Distance: 239 Miles / 385 Kilometers
  • Average Elevation: 1407 Meter / 4616 Feet

Highlights

  • Bike training in Pyrenees
  • La Cerdanya Cycle Tour event
  • Professional bike guide with the group
  • Meals on a half-board basis
  • 6-night accommodation
  • Airport transfer

Styles


5 cycling days in English
Spoken languages: English

Airport transfer included: Barcelona International Airport

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Accommodation

Facilities

  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Bar
  • Garden
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi

The Hotel Moixeró is located at the gates of the Cadí-Moixeró Natural Park, 10 kilometers from Puigcerdà, the capital of La Cerdanya, between Alp and Bellver. This charming rural and family hotel has rooms with wooden floors and simple rural decor. Each room includes heating, a TV, a safe, and a private bathroom with a hairdryer and toiletries. The hotel is very close to the ski resorts of La Molina and Masella.

Guests can enjoy a varied breakfast buffet and mountain cuisine with local products in the Moixeró's restaurant. The hotel also has a bar with terrace and pizzeria. The Hotel Moixeró offers free parking and ski storage as well as restaurant, bar, reception, free Wi-Fi, garden, terrace, swimming pool, rooms and facilities for disabled guests, as well as heating.

Program

Day 1: Welcome to Catalonia

The trip starts in Barcelona and the meeting point will be at Estación de Francia at 10:00, where Skim Incoming's staff will welcome you. You will then depart towards your destination, the Pyrenees. The trip will take about two hours. Arrive at the hotel, check in, have a briefing of the routes and preparation of the bikes. After that, you will have lunch and you will have the afternoon free to stroll or enjoy a bike ride around the area.

Day 2: Coll de la Llosa - La Creu

  • Distance: 87 kilometers / 54 mile
  • Altitude: 2036 meters / 6680 feet
  • Difficulty: Medium

Today’s route starts off from the hotel and you’ll head towards Llivia until Font Romeu, then towards Coll de la Llosa and Coll de la Creu, through Matemala and Les Angles. You will return to the hotel by transfer from the Mont Luis roundabout, after more than 80 kilometers of cycling.

Day 3: La Collada - La Molina - Masella

  • Distance: 50 kilometers / 31 miles
  • Altitude: 849 meters / 2785 feet
  • Difficulty: Medium

Today’s stage will be slightly easier with an 850 meters altitude difference spread over 50 kilometers. The point of departure and return will be your hotel, from where you will head straight to La Collada de Toses with a continuous ascension of 21 kilometers and an average of 3.2 percent.

Day 4: Bellver - Lles

  • Distance: 73 kilometers / 45 miles
  • Altitude: 1338 meters / 4390 feet
  • Difficulty: Medium

On this day, you will leave the hotel to cycle through the western part of the valley, heading towards the Alp, continuing through Prats until you arrive at Bellver, along very quiet roads and with hardly any traffic, you will arrive at Martinet. You’ll start climbing up to Coll de Lles, arriving at the small and charming mountain village of Ardovol, then you will cycle down to Prullans. You’ll continue the route along the main road until you reach Puigcerda, the hotel, and that’s it until tomorrow.

Day 5: Free day

Today, you will have the day off so you can each cycle at your own pace or rest to face the next day of your great challenge, La Cerdanya Cycle Tour.

Day 6: The big day - La Cerdanya Cycle Tour

Today includes the sign up to La Cerdanya Cycle Tour event. You will have to choose one of the three routes which are Endurance (175 kilometers), Medial (140 kilometers), or Sport (86 kilometers).

Day 7

The training is complete. Skim Incoming hopes to see you again next year. Have breakfast, check-out, and transfer to Barcelona. This is the end of the services.

Location

This cycling training camp will take place in the Pyrenees in Spain and France.

Features

Activities

  • Swimming pool (outdoor)

General

  • Bar
  • Garden
  • In-room safe
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace

Services

  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries

Food

Skim Incoming will provide you with meals on a half-board basis and solid and liquid provisions in route.

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • Signing up for the third edition of La Cerdanya Cycle Tour 2018
  • Jersey third edition of La Cerdanya Cycle Tour 2018
  • Entry into the cyclotourist event
  • Bike guide with the group
  • Assistance vehicle in route
  • Accident and illness insurance
  • Incoming service on arrival
  • Transfer from and to Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) - La Cerdanya
  • 6 nights' accommodation
  • Meals on a half-board basis
  • Solid and liquid provisions in route

What's not included

  • Rental bike
  • Flights
  • Tourist tax payment (to be paid directly to the hotel)
  • Drinks at dinner (direct payment to the hotel)

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 92 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 90 days before arrival.
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Availability

Arrival: Tuesday August 28, 2018
Departure: Monday September 3, 2018

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