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North of Spain - Pyrenees - 6 days

Self-guided motorcycle tour

  Duration: 8 Days / 6 riding days  Tour price: from 1.620,-  Total distance: 1800 km  Daily stages: ca. 300 km

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  • The motorcycling paradise of the Pyrenees and the unique routes over the mountain passes between Spain and France.
  • Reach Andorra via the Port d'Envalira, the highest pass road in Europe at 2409 m. altitude, that is accessible all year round.
  • The Aran Valley with its splendid routes over the Port de Bonaigua, motorcycling pleasure at its finest 
  • Monte Perdido National Park with the Añisclo Gorge and Alquezar, one of the most beautiful villages in Spain
  • Follow the path of the Tour de France race and ride the classic roads of Col du Tourmalet, Col de Aubisque and Col de Aspin on your motorbike.
  • Roda de Isábena, the smallest village in the world (37 inhabitants) with a cathedral in the main square and the fantastic routes around the mighty rock of the Pedraforca face
  • The nature park in Montserrat, the icon and symbol of Barcelona.
  • Visit Barcelona, the metropolis on the Mediterranean

Arrival day:

  •  Airport: Barelona, Spain - Airportcode BCN
  •  Transfer: Airport - Tour hotel 
  •  Briefing time: at 09.00 am on Day 1

Departure day:

  •  Airport: Barelona, Spain - Airportcode BCN
  •  Transfer: Tour hotel - Airport 
  •  Departure time:  possible all day

Daily stages

Arrival in Barcelona and check-in at the hotel in the city of Barcelona.

  • Accommodation: Tourhotel Barcelona

If you are already self accommodated locally, or your flight arrives early enough (mornings before 11:00), you can remove this accommodation from the included services during the booking process.

After our briefing in the morning, the handover of the motorcycles will take place.

On the first day of the tour you will cross the Catalan interior (Empordá) and master the Montseny mountain, Barcelona's local riding area, to warm up for your tour. After the first lunch, perfect asphalt and curves await you on the Collada de Tosas, which will bring you closer to the peaks of the Pyrenees. You spend the night in picturesque Puigcerda, which is only a stone's throw away from Andorra.

  • Destination: Puigcerda
  • Distance: 290 km
  • Highlights: Montseny, Collada de Tosas

After Andorra, the route first crosses into France and then over the Port d'en Valira, the highest paved mountain pass in the entire Pyrenees. On the way down, you can visit a motorcycle museum or explore the roads of the old smuggler's route between France and Spain while enjoying the breathtaking views of this rugged mountain paradise. Back in Spain, head west to follow the Noguera Pallaresa and Bonaigua rivers on a wonderfully winding mountain road to Port de la Bonaigua, from where you'll arrive at your hotel in the Aran Valley.

  • Destination: Aran Valley
  • Distance: 280 km
  • Highlights: Port d'en Valira, Port de la Bonaigua


On this epic day of riding, you'll conquer eight "cols", the famous mountain passes of the 'Tour de France'. The day begins with a crossing of the Col du Portillon before stopping in Bagnères de Luchon for a coffee in the village square. After crossing the Col de Peyresourde, where you might stop for a crepe or two, you continue towards the Col du Tourmalet, the most famous pass in the French Pyrenees. On breathtaking roads you continue to the Col du Soulor and Col d'Aubisque. At the end of the day you ride through charming Laruns before you return to Spain via Col du Pourtalet and rest in the Tena valley.

  • Stage destination: Tena Valley
  • Distance: 270 km
  • Highlights: 8 mountain passes of the Tour de France

Your days starts today with a ride to the Cañón de Añisclo, a narrow gorge cut through the mountains by the Bellos River. The gorge is part of the Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park. From here, you ride to picturesque Aínsa and down to Alquézar, both included by National Geographic in its list of Spain's most beautiful villages. On the way back north, you cross the Sierra de Guara Nature Reserve and watch the buzzards glide up the Vero Canyon gorge.

  • Destination: Ainsa
  • Distance: 290 km
  • Highlights: Cañón de Añisclo, Aínsa and Alquézar

Today you ride all day through spectacular roads and landscapes. You travel again along the legendary N-260 and get from Aragon back to Catalonia over mountain passes and through forests. At the end of the day, you'll take a dream route around the Rialb reservoir before spending the night in Peramola.

  • Destination: Peramola
  • Mileage: 300 km
  • Highlights: Rialb reservoir, mountain passes

Starting at the Oliana reservoir, you leave the main road over the Segre River Bridge to reach one of the most beautiful parts of your tour: The road around the south face of the Pedraforca mountain is an absolute highlight for motorcyclists. You ride through the Cadí-Moixeró National Park to the Montserrat Nature Reserve with its famous monastery, the most important pilgrimage site in Spain after Santiago de Compostela. The last winding section of this tour takes you into and over the Collserola hills to the viewpoint at Tibidabo. From here you can enjoy a magnificent view of the city of Barcelona before returning to Hispania Tours.

  • Destination: Barcelona
  • Distance: 300 km
  • Highlights: Oliana reservoir, Cadí-Moixeró National Park, Montserrat Monastery

If you are already accommodated locally, or your flight departs late enough to finish the tour (in the afternoon from 17.00), you can remove today's overnight stay from the included services during the booking process.

We say goodbye and hope to see you again soon on one of our other motorbike adventures! 

Please note: We reserve the right to make minor changes to the tour schedule.

Tour dates and book your tour from Barcelona

This self-guided tour in the Pyrenees can be done from May to October. When booking the tour, please choose your start date, which is the same as the arrival date of the tour itinerary above.

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Included services

Included services 

  • Hispania Tours rental motorbike (additional equipment and gear can be booked on request)
  • Sat nav on the motorbike with the daily routes loaded
  • Tour briefing and instructions for each day's ride 
  • Road book + maps
  • Airport transfer for tours from Málaga

Accommodation and Meals 

  • Accommodation in 3* and 4* star hotels as well as small, typical boutique hotels
  • Daily breakfast during the tour is included in the tour price

Not included 

  • Flight, fuel, drinks, dinner, snacks, travel insurance
  • Everything that is not explicitly listed in the included services

Top noch hotels

On your self-guided tour you will stay in carefully selected hotels that reflect the true character of the region and guarantee relaxation after your days of riding. The majority are 3* and 4* star hotels as well as small, authentic boutique hotels.

If you like it a bit more in style, like to wake up with a sea view or appreciate more luxurious facilities, you can add the Hotel Plus package. In this case, we will make sure that you get just the one, particularly beautiful room in the hotels or even an upgrade to a better hotel category.

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