Looking for a good training location? Why not choose… THE BEST?

Banyoles – in the heart of the Girona area – is one of the top cycling destinations in the world.

 

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The magnificient road conditions, light traffic, the splendour of the landscape and the mild climate and easy access, make Banyoles an ideal spot for any cyclist.
Our extensive range of training options vary from the nearby countryside circuits around the Lake or the flatter Costa Brava Mediterranean scenic routes to the more challenging Pyrenees high-level climbs, all within cycling distance.
The roads here are quiet and well-maintained, there is a strong cycling tradition in the area and the weather is warm and mild most of the year.
Fly from many cities in Europe to the Girona – Costa Brava Airport, Perpignan Airport or even use Barcelona’s International, all of them within a short drive away.

AIRPORT INFO: Barcelona: 133km, Girona: 32km, Perpignan: 103km

There is a wide variety of lodging you can use whilst in Banyoles, here are the main proposals:


Hotels

  • We have negotiated Special Triathlon Rates with sportspeople-friendly and family-run lodges.
  • All proposals ideally located right by the Lake.
  • Rooms can have varied distribution options and are fully-equipped.
  • Hotels have their own restaurant serving tailor-made sportspeople-orientated menus.
  • Bike-storage available.

Sports residences and hostels

  • A variety of hostels can be found in this unbeatable location, all of them near the main training facilities.
  • Rooms for varied distribution, with coach or staff member single or twin rooms available.
  • Spaces adaptable for Physio treatment.
  • Meeting and TV rooms are available.
  • Bike-storage available.
  • Menus with good local food and special attention to Sportspeople’s dietary needs.

Bungalows in camp-site

  • Our Bungalows at the Camping El Llac guarantee a peaceful and relaxed atmosphere in Banyoles.
  • Located right by the Lake, the new and fully-equipped Bungalows will make you feel comfortable.Each regular unit has: air conditioning or heating, 3 twin rooms, WC, shower, kitchen and dining area.
  • Each regular unit has: air conditioning or heating, 3 twin rooms,
    WC, shower, kitchen and dinning area.
  • On-site facilities include extra WC and showers, swimming pool, Supermarket, Laundry and BBQ.
  • If you don’t want to cook, Special menus for Cyclists are also provided at the Camp’s restaurant.
  • Bike-storage available.
Cycling Haven
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The Girona region is home to more than… 70 Professional Riders

Proof of this great set-up are the multiple cycling competitions regularly held in Banyoles region: Vuelta a España or Volta a Catalunya stages, ITU events, Regional or Local races…
Michael Barry, Jack Bobridge or Dan Martin amongst many others have confirmed Banyoles conditions to be a great base-camp for their seasonal training.

This is your place if you are looking for an early season for teambuilding, pre-event preparation, cycling holidays or guided rides.

A wide range of leisure is offered around the area and is available for families and accompanying visitors.

Routes and Rides
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The possibilities are endless, an exciting and varied wide range of routes that take you from the Costa Brava coastal beauty to the Pyrenees, crossing quiet and scenic roads along the way.

A few suggestions:

  • Rocacorba.
  • Mare de Déu del Mont.
  • Volcanic land circle.
  • Vallter 2000.
  • Costa Brava coastal loop.

All the routes can be circular and will be designed according to each and every taste and level.

Cycling Services
SAN CUGAT, SPAIN - MARCH 02:  Centro de Alto Rendimiento CAR on March 2, 2012 in San Cugat, Spain.  (Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso)
  • Design of programs for all levels and purposes.
  • Guided or self-guided camps.
  • Route maps, GPS downloads and general assessment.
  • Service car arrangements.
  • Power fitness gyms.
  • Sports facilities.
  • Bike guides and bike set-up specialists.
  • Bike rental and technical back-up.
  • Nutritionists and sports injury or massage therapists.