The district “La Cerdanya” is located in the Catalan Pyrenees near Andorra. In early September “La Cerdanya Cycle Tour” will take place. The cycling sportive is a real challenge and consists of two distances to choose: the short route “Sport” has 128km (80 miles) with 2277 meters (2490 yards) of climbing.
The long route “Endurance” consists of 200km (125 miles) with 4026 meters (4402 yards) of climbing, 5 mountain pass and crossing two countries.
The price of the event is, depending on registration date between 40 and 50 €uro and includes besides a welcome pack a jersey of the event for the first 1,000 registered participants.
On the website of the sportive you’ll find numerous accommodations to suit all budgets. For whom coming from far away and prepared to enjoy the Pyrenees extensively, it is advisable to extend the stay and use it for altitude training. Or you continue your journey on the seaside and explore another challenging cycling area around Calella (olebike.com).
To reach “La Cerdanya, the area of the event, the most conveniently is to travel by train from Barcelona to Puigcerdá. The trip takes about 3 hours and costs 12 €.
High-quality rental bikes are also available by the organizer.
When: Sunday, September 4th, 2016
Where: La Cerdanya / Pyrenees (between Alp / Puigcerdá / La Molina – shuttle from the hotels to the start / finish line of the race are bookable)