Feel the sea breeze on your face, let yourself be seduced by green landscapes, travel along natural paths full of history between fuit trees and vineyards. Everyone can enjoy cycling in the Baix Empordà. And to do that we offer you several options, you just have to choose the one that best suits your needs.
To do as a family 👨👩👧👦
For boys and girls to take the bike is not only fun, cycling is a low-impact and very healthy exercise, and if it is also practiced in a natural environment such as green roads success is guaranteed!
Ruta del Tren Petit
The Ruta del Tren Petit is a 6 km greenway that connects Palamós and Palafrugell. It is called del Tren Petit because part of the old tambiva train that connected Palamós to Girona passing through Bisbal d'Empordà ran along its route. This route will allow you to explore the Empordanet landscapes described by Josep Pla and cross the Aubi plain, of great agricultural value and surrounded by the reliefs of the Gavarres massif and the Begur mountains. Getting there from our Apartment is very easy:
By bike along the seafront to Ariibar at the beginning of the road in Palamós (10-15 minutes)
By car to Palamós (5 minutes)
For lovers of wine and goodIf gastronomy 🍷
you're passionate about healthy living and good food, you're in luck! Enjoying both things in Sant Antoni is possible. Take the bike and enjoy the pleasures of wine and good gastronomy with this route.
Route between vineyards
Part of the Camí del Vi i del Suro runs through Calonge and Palamós, where there are some of the best wineries in the region. They are sandy paths, away from vehicular traffic, which can be done calmly by bike with the relevant fuel stops ;-)
For the more experienced 🚵🏻
Test yourself with a route of more than 100 km for comfortable tracks that will allow you to enjoy the landscape to the fullest.
Les Gavarres by mountain bike
From Sant Antoni de Calonge there is the Route through forest tracks that crosses Les Gavarres to Girona. The route passes through Puig d'Arques, Sant Cebrià de Lledó, Montigalar, the Montnegre mountain range and the Angels mountain. The return can be made by the Carrilet route.
In addition, ... if you like level competitions
Every year, during Holy Week, the VolCAT Costa Brava is held. The VolCAT has its origins in l'Empordà BTT Extrem, an event that had its first edition in 2015 and which was characterized by its large mountain bike routes through the Empordà area. Essence that is not lost in the VolCAT Costa Brava.
The VolCAT Costa Brava is a mountain bike adventure created to make any weekend unforgettable. Two days full of excitement for all the test participants. A race created by cyclists and focused on cyclists, which not only aims to be a benchmark event at the state level, but also a challenge for all those MTB lovers who want to join the adventure VolCAT Costa Brava.