WINE TOUR EMPORDÀ
TASTE THE EMPORDÀ BY BIKE
Cycling tour that allows you to taste and feel the gastronomy, the wine, the landscape and the culture of the Empordà.
Day 1 Arrival
Arrival at the eco-friendly hotel of Vilamaniscle where we will stay between vineyards. Welcome meeting with the local guide who will provide you with maps and GPS and will explain you each of the stretches. Tasting of a glass of wine from the area. Possibility of tasting a fantastic dinner with wines of the DO Empordà.
Day 2. Natural Park
Vilamaniscle – Roses (42km)
We will leave Vilamaniscle and head to Aiguamolls de l’Empordà, crossing some vineyards along the way.
We will arrive at Roses and cross the big bay where we can meet some sand castles makers, until we reach the port.
Day 3. The Mediterranean Sea
Vilamaniscle – Llançà (29km)
The path to Llança goes through a beautiful mountainous landscape. Once at Llança we will pass the village centre where the church should be pointed out, and will descent to the sea passing the port and the beach. Today we will have time to enjoy a fantastic beach day. Return to Vilamaniscle. After a shower and some rest, visit to one of the wineries in Vilamaniscle and wine tasting.
Day 4. Dali’s Museum
Vilamaniscle – Figueres (41km)
Stretch that combines landscape and cultural heritage.
We set off to Figueres between forests, vineyards and different growing fields. When we arrive at Figueres you can stroll calmly in the historical centre and you must not miss the visit to the Dalí Theatre-Museum, the largest surrealist object in the world.
We will go to Vilabertran, where we will find the Romanesque ensemble of the Canónica de Vilabertran. From Vilabertran we will go to Peralada on paths that placidly run between growing fields. Arrival at Peralada: you can go for a walk in its old centre and visit the Peralada Castle.
Day 5. Empordà wine region
Vilamaniscle – Sant Climent (26km)
Stretch with a hugely interesting landscape.
We set off to Rabòs and Espolla passing across a forest and watching vineyards and other growing fields.
Once in Espolla, you will see the remains of an old fortified area, some modernist buildings and the Cellar – cooperative.
You will continue to Sant Climent Sescebes where we can point out the remains of the wall, the Rectory, the Old Bridge and the Martí Fabra Winery. Return to Vilamaniscle. Today is the perfect day for a Catalonian cooking lesson with seasonal products
Day 6. Medieval village
Vilamaniscle – Empuriabrava (44km)
The stretch starts with a moderate descent by a very quiet road and between forests to Garriguella. Before getting there, we will cross some vineyards.
We will continue to Castelló d’Empuries following La Muga River in a soft descent until we arrive at Empuriabrava, going all over its beach and its navigable roads.
On the way back, we will pass Castelló d’Empuries and we can visit the old town and the Basilica.
Day 7. Departure
Departure day. Thank you and we hope you come back for a visit as soon as possible!
Tasting dinner with DO Empordà wines
Why do you not start with a dinner with regional products together with DO Empordà wines? It is the best way to get in this fantastic land and to start discovering and tasting its secrets, gastronomy and its wonderful wine.
Price: 55€ per person.
Catalonian/Spanish cooking lesson with seasonal products
Do not miss the cooking lesson with typical Spanish and Catalonian dishes that Montse will prepare in the kitchen of Mas Vivent. Every season has its own products so Montse will prepare a menu with the typical products of the area so you can taste the Empordà flavours.
Price: 50€ per person.
Half-board supplement: 180€ per person
Single supplement: 90€ per person
High season supplement (July and August): 120€ per person
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