QuebrantaHuesos Gran Fondo + Pyrenees Tour

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QuebrantaHuesos Gran Fondo + Pyrenees Tour

Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights Location: Pyrenees Type: Guided Level: 5 Average / Day: 100 Km - 62 Miles When?: June Minimum: 2 From price: 1750 €
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Exciting cyclist challenge which includes the most popular Grand Fondo in Spain, the Gran Fondo QuebrantaHuesos “Bonebreaker”  (or the shorter option TrepaRiscos). Plus three amazing stages in the Pyrenees, climbing  the most iconic passages from the Tour de France in the Pyrenees.

The Quebrantahuesos Gran Fondo is Spain’s most popular cycling sportive and named after a type of vulture that lives at high altitudes, in the Pyrenees.  Click here for fun facts about the bird.

The fully-supported QH Gran Fondo, attracts over 11000 lottery-winning riders every year to the high Pyrenees to challenge the full (200km) or short (85km) distance over 3500 meters of climbing.  Terra Bike Tours have arranged for coveted premier entries to ride in the QH.  That’s a guaranteed entry that gives access to start in the first wave.

Taking advantage that you are already in the area ,TBT has arranged a three days of cycling tour to crosse the well know Pyrenees passes, almost every year in Tour the France:

Col d’Aubisque, Col de Soulour, Hautacam (long ride)

Short ride: Tour day from Formigal to Argeles. Short option

Long ride:Tour day from Formigal to Argeles. Long option

Col du TourmaletCol d’AspinCol de Peyresourde

Tour day from Argeles to Bagneres de Luchon

Port de BalèsSuperbagnères (long ride)

Short ride: Tour loop day from/to Bagneres. Sort option

Long ride: Tour loop day from/to Bagneres. Long option

 

Gran Fondo Quebrantahuesos

Day 1: THURSDAY June 21st 2018

Meeting in Barcelona between 10:00-14:00, transfer to Formigal in the afternoon (4 hours’ drive approx.). Accommodation in Formigal in a 4-star hotel.

Zona expo de Gran Fondo Quebrantahuesos

Day 2: FRIDAY June 22nd 2018

Short bike rides in the morning. Transfer to Sabiñánigo for lunch in a restaurant Registration at Sabiñánigo, QH racing area. Accommodation in Formigal in a 4-star hotel.

Gran Fondo QH in Pyrenees Spain France

Day 3: SATURDAY June 23th 2018

Transfer at 6AM in the morning to the race start point Granfondo Quebrantahuesos or Treprariscos (http://www.quebrantahuesos.com/)

Accommodation in Formigal in a 4-star hotel.

Aubisque is one of the mythic Tour de France bike climbs in the Pyrenees

Day 4: SUNDAY June 24th 2018

Bike ride: Formigal to Argeles-Gazost.

Two options:

Short route climbing: Port of Portalet, Col de Aubisque and Col de Soulour

(81.2 Km and 1835m)

Long route climbing: Port of Portalet, Col de Aubisque, Col de Soulour and Hautacam (115km and 2990m)

Accommodation in Argeles in 3-star hotel.

 

Tourmalet is the most popular bike climb in the Pyrenees

Day 5: MONDAY June 25th 2018

Bike ride: Argeles to Bagneres de Luchon. Route that climbs to the Col du Tourmalet, Col d’Aspin and Col de Peyresourde (112.7km and 3488m)

Lodging in Bagneres de Luchon in a 3-star hotel.

Bike Pyrenees in Bagneres de Luchon

Day 6: TUESDAY June 26th 2018

Bike ride: Circular stage from Bagneres to Bagneres with a short and a long ride.

Short route up to the Port of Bales (70.8Km and 1779m)

Long route going up to Port de Bales and Superbagneres (106Km and 2810m)

Lodging in Bagneres de Luchon in a 3-star hotel.

Day 7: WEDNESDAY June 27th 2018

Transfer back to Barcelona city. (4 hours’ drive approx.).

INCLUDED in the price

  • Guaranteed Race number with a “preferred race start position”
  • Pick up in Barcelona and private transfer to Hotel in Formigal
  • Private transfer back to Barcelona
  • Help in Bike Assemble, storage of Bike case during the tour
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Double room / half board occupancy in Formigal 4* hotel
  • 1 nigh accommodation in Double room / half board occupancy in Argeles 3* hotel
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in Double room / half board occupancy in Bagneres de Luchon 3* hotel
  • Friday June 22nd, before Gran Fondo Lunch in Sabiñanigo
  • Terra Bike Tours guides: A Guide leader in a support Van – (9 passengers Vans)
  • Professional Mechanic in support Van to transfer luggage and bikes – (3 passengers Van)
  • On Tours days: June 24th, 25th and 26th will be offered during the rides Solids & Liquids (Cereals, Fresh Fruit, Dry fruit, Bars and Crackers, etc.) A larger picnic balanced meal will be offered at lunch time stop composed of Carbohydrates and proteins (Pasta, Rice, Salads, bread, etc.)
  • During all rides: Drinks available: Water, Isotonic drinks, Coca cola, Juices, coffee, etc.
  • In all vans: First aid kit, mechanical tools and spare parts
  • Private sport insurance and assistance during the tour

NOT INCLUDED in the price

  • Flight to Barcelona
  • Barcelona Airport pick up
  • Barcelona accommodations before the tour or after (Optional upon request)
  • All that is not included in the Half board in Hotels, like Drinks, extras, Phone calls, Wi-Fi confections when not included, minibar, etc.

Prices

Cyclist in double room occupancy1750 €/person
Companion in double room occupancy1400 €/person

OPTIONAL extras per person

Single room extra fee (need to confirm availability)350 €/person
Bike rental from 21st to 27th210 €/person

Summary

Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights
Location: Pyrenees
Type: Guided
Level: 5
Average: 100 Km - 62 Miles
When?: June
Minimum: 2

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