5. GREEN WAYS AND ROAD BIKES
Also known as carril bici (cycle track), the greenway connects the town with the inland plains up to Girona and Olot. It is of great tourist interest because of the restoration of Sant Feliu old railway. Sant Feliu de Guíxols greenway is the starting point and the end of the old “Carrilet” that ran from Olot to our town. It’s ideal for cycling or hiking. You can go for a walk or take part in a race like the Trailwalker.
Technical information: Girona- Sant Feliu de Guíxols greenway
PAVEMENT: Compacted sand
MAXIMUM HEIGHT: 136 m in Cassà de la Selva
MINIMUM HEIGHT: 0 m in Sant Feliu de Guíxols
SERVICES: WC in the stations / Mountain bike centres in Quart and Castell d’Aro
In addition , we make available on the website www.guixolsbtt.com specialized road bike routes ; where you can find 70 circular cycling itineraries, beginning and end of trip to San Feliu . The site includes routes, points of interest and location coordinates.
ROAD CYCLING TOURISM
Sant Feliu de Guixols in 2015, has been certified by the Catalan Tourism Agency as a specialized Road Cycling tourism destination, a fact that ensures services tailored to the needs of groups of cyclists who want to enjoy this sport in group.
Some of the advantages enjoyed by these groups is to find accommodations that provide parking for bikes, adapted spaces to clean the bikes, also specific menus for athletes, flexible hours food service, among many other services. In addition, users have at their disposal a wide variety of itineraries to suit all levels, to amateur to the most professional, memorable landscapes and enviable clime throughout the year. Please consult the routes HERE.
The hotels provided with the Road Cycling Certification are: