Montserrat Road

264 - 435 km / + 4.850 - 9050 m
Level: ★★★☆☆
Departure: All year
2 to 4 stages

TRIP DESCRIPTION

Montserrat Road is a tour of Central Catalonia along the paved roads and quieter roads so that you can discover by bike the best places in the 8 counties that you will cross.

All this passing through typical places of Catalan cycling such as Rasos de Peguera, Coll d’Estenalles, Capolat or the climb to Montserrat itself, an authentic mecca of Catalan cycling.

If you want, you can sleep more than 1 night in Montserrat and take the opportunity to go hiking enjoying its natural park.

There are many mysteries and legends associated with Montserrat, the sacred mountain. Place of pilgrimage and obligatory destination for any cyclist visiting Catalonia. The “Moreneta”, the “Timbaler del Bruc”, UFO sightings, climbing… there are many nuances that generate attraction to this unique natural environment in the world.

The mountain imposes its presence throughout Central Catalonia. Not in vain, his rise is frequent in the Vuelta a España and in the Volta a Catalunya.

The rest of the route is a combination of demanding ascents with quieter sections to enjoy the changing landscapes that you will find.

We have selected the most typical climbs of Central Catalonia reaching the Rasos de Peguera (1,894 m.), an authentic colossus of special category. If you want to take it more calmly, you will have the possibility of taking more affordable variants.

A virtual guide will advise you on the route so that you can take the path that best suits you.

THE MOST TOP OF THIS ROUTE

  • Admire the incomparable mountain of Montserrat and enjoy its ascent through its emblematic north face.
  • Stay overnight in one of the monastery’s accommodations for a unique experience.
  • Go through typical bike ascents of Central Catalonia such as Rasos de Peguera, Coll d’Estenalles, Capolat, Castelltallat, Pinós, etc.
  • Taste the local gastronomy in restaurants with wines from the D.O. Pla de Bages Get to know other emblematic places such as Cardona or Pinós Adapt the hardness of the route during the tour.
  • A virtual guide will advise you so that you can decide the path that suits you best.

ITINERARY

STAGE 1: Sallent - Montserrat

Distance: 66 - 91 KM Slope: + 1300 - 2275 M


STAGE 2: Montserrat - Cardona

Distance: 79 - 116 KM Slope: + 1700 - 2450 M


STAGE 3: Cardona - Puig-reig

Distance: 66 - 119 KM Slope: + 1100 - 2850 M


STAGE 4: Puig-reig - Sallent

Distance: 51 KM Slope: + 900 M

PHOTOS

SERVICES

INCLUDED
  • Bed and breakfasts
  • Luggage transfer at each stage
  • Initial briefing
  • Tracks of the routes
  • Asistencia telefónica en ruta
  • Daily telephone briefing
  • Shower service at the end of the route
  • ADDITIONAL SERVICES TO CONTRACT
  • Finisher jersey
  • Local guide
  • Mechanical support vehicle
  • Aid stations en route
  • Photographer
  • Assistance en route due to breakdown or abandonment
  • Bike rental
  • GPS rental
  • Accident and/or cancellation insurance
  • Transfer
  • Meals and dinners
  • Complementary cultural, gastronomic or leisure activities
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    *The final price depends on the season, the type of room and the regime selected.

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