MEDITERRANEAN PYRENEES WALKING HOLIDAYS

Walking Holidays Cadaques Cap de Creus – Costa Brava – Catalonia – Spain

Self-Guided walking holidays on the GR 92 and GR 11 during 5 days on the last foothills of the Pyrenees around Cadaquès, in the Cap de Creus natural park, along the Catalan coast.

5 days on site, 4 nights in hotel *** and ****, 4 days of hiking. An itinerant hiking between sea and mountain on the ancestral paths of the customs officers and the GR 92 (Great Hiking Trail) from creek to creek, crossing the coastal villages of Port de la Selva, Cadaques, Montjoi and Rosas.
Two nights in Cadaquès will allow you to make a circular hike from the village and to visit Cadaques, its church famous for its Baroque altarpiece and its picturesque white houses streets.

Walking Holydays tour :

  • Cadaquès – Sant Sebastià – Cala Nans – Cadaquès  (4h00 walking, 12,5 km,  +645 m)
  • Cadaquès – Montjoi – Rosas (6h30 walking, 20 km, +290 m)
  • Rosas – Sant Père de Roda – Port de La Selva (7h00 de marche, 22 km, dénivelé +1116 m)
  • Port de La Selva – Cadaquès (3h30 walking, 12 km,  +489 m) other Port de la Selva, Cap de Creus, Cadaquès (6h30 walking, 23,5 km,  +775 m)

PROGRAM

  • Circular tour of 71 to 82 km at the choice with magnificent landscapes.
  • This route allows to discover the wildest creeks of the Cap de Creus natural park and the Costa Brava catalan area.
  • An easy route accessible to all, however including 2 or 3 walking steps very long.

1st day: Arrival in Cadaques on afternoon, installation in the hotel. Welcome by a member of our team, roadbook handing, explanations on your stay progress. Evening meal and overnight.

2nd day: Warm up hiking. Loop from Cadaqués to the chapel of “Sant Sebastià”, a fantastic point of view on the bay of Cadaques. Descent to “Far Cala Nans”, lighthouse overlooking the sea, avoiding the fishermen of Cadaques to hit the cape during stormy days. Return to Cadaques and free visit of the Village, dinner and overnight at the hotel in Cadaques. 4 hours walk, 12.5 km, ascending elevation : 645 m.

3rd day: Itinerary by the GR 92 on the coastal path by Cala Juncols to Cala Montjoi. Creeks all more beautiful than the others, which will allow you to taste the water from the first heat. Trail all around Cape Norfeu then to the entrance of the Bay of Roses with a 180 ° panorama on the Costa Brava. Installation at the hotel, dinner and overnight. 6h30 walk, 20 km, ascending elevation : 290 m.

4th day: Itinerary departing from the Bay of Rosas by a ridge road passing through the Monastery of Sant Pere de Rodas whose origin is unknown, which gave rise in the past to speculations and legends such as that of its foundation by monks who would have come with the remains of St. Peter and other saints they wanted to protect from profanation by the barbarian hordes that arrived on Rome. The danger of the invaders passed, Pope Boniface IV then ordered to build the temple. The first official documentation of the existence of the building however dates from the year 878. Descent to Port de la Selva. End of the hike at the end of the afternoon. Installation at the hotel, dinner and overnight. 7h00 walk, 22 km,ascending elevation : 1116 m. (The longest and most physical stage).

Day 5 (2 options): Itinerary from Port de la Selva for the crossing of Cape Creus by land, a magical place where the Mediterranean gives birth to the Pyrenees, to Cadaques by the GR92 by a picturesque path lined with secular low walls in dry stones and olive trees. Crossing the natural park of Cap de Creus by the mountain. End of the stay in Cadaquès. 3h30 walk, 12 km – ascending elevation : 489 m.

Route to the Cap de Creus by the GR11 on a wild route, you will cross the natural park in the direction of the East, you will reach the Cape of Creus point of Catalonia. Magical place where the Mediterranean gives birth to the Pyrenees. Swept by the wind “la Tramontane”, the Cap de Creus offers a lunar landscape in which the sea comes to intermingle by its coves tormented and torn as the spectacular “Cova de l’Infern”. Then by GRm29 you will go to Cadaques following a picturesque path lined with secular dry stone walls, used another time as a walkway “Cami de Ronda”. You will first arrive at Port Lligat with a passage near the villa of Salvador Dali, then descent on Cadaqués which owes to the great master its current celebrity. 23.5 km – 6h30 walk, ascending elevation : 773 m.

Guaranteed departure :
From 5 persons (with transfer luggage) and 2 persons (without transfer luggage)

Level:
Moderated level between 5 and 7 hours of walking each day with elevation gain from 600 to 1100 m maximum.

Accommodation:
In hotel*** and **** according to availability (4 nights – double room)

Meals:
Half board (breakfast and dinner) or full board (breakfast, picnic lunch and dinner) during 4 days.

Personal equipment (to provide) :
Mountain shoes, change of shoes, warm an drain clothes, cap and hat, toiletries, cereal bars …

Your organizer :
Mountain guide (AEM), child of Catalonia
Languages: French, Catalan, Spanish, English.

Luggage Transportation :
Luggage transportation during the tour, from hotel to hotel (1 luggage per person). You will carry only your things for the day.

Transport :
Possibility to welcome you on the Figueres train station, then transfer to Cadaquès. 30 € / person.

Prices include:
Practice of activity without guide
Roadbook provision with 1 map / day (traced path with markers), compass and town informations.
Transfers as described and taxes
Luggage transportation from hotel to hotel.
Hotel accommodation *** and **** in double room, half board or full board during the trip

Prices do not include:
The travel from your home to Cadaquès
The parking in Cadaquès (10 €/day /car)
Guide
Drinks and personal expenses
Multi-risk insurance (optional)
Possible cultural visits (museum).

Period:
March, April, May, June, September, October (not starting in July, August, November, December, January and February)

Minimum number of participants:
So that this trip is elaborated, the minimum number of participants is at least 2 persons.

Insurance (optional):
This contract is underwritten by the company Europ’Assistance. This insurance includes reimbursement of the order, after deduction of a 50 euros deductible, registration fee and the cost of insurance.
In the case of a cancellation, you must inform us in writing as soon as possible, so as not to let it run cancellation penalties. Events guaranteed in case of cancellation: accident, disease or death of the insured or his spouse, ascendants and descendants, extensive property damages caused by fire or natural elements reaching the insurant in his personal properties and requiring his presence, redundancy of the insured, inescapable modification of leave by the employer and unemployed finding work. (See cancellation conditions)
– Cancellation insurance
– Medical assistance, repatriation and transportation
– Stoling and lost luggage

Gps :
We provide you freely a GPS with data path, waypoints locating hotels and point of interest. To take advantage of this offer, a deposit of 200 € will be requested and a lease contract will be signed between the two parties. The deposit will be returned at the end of the tour at the return of the equipment. Do not forget to make your request for provision of GPS when booking.

Booking & payment :
Thanks to contact us using the registration form by clicking on the Contact tab, be sure to complete all fields.
We will confirm you if we have disponibilities on your dates and send you a travel contract.
A first payment of 30% on booking will be required and the balance 1 month before your departure date.

Stay cancellation :
In case of cancellation by you, a cancellation fee will be retained by Inextremis Aventura.
You have a right of withdrawal of 7 days following the date of booking your trip in a time of 30 days before the day of activity.

A more than 29 days before departure: 10% package per person for administrative costs
Between 29 and 21 days: 25% of the total
Between 20 and 8 days: 50% of the total
Between 7 and 2 days: 75% of the total
Within 2 days: 100% of the total

Start dates of our trips
From : 410 € (based on double room)
Self-guided hike + accomodation B&B : 410 €
Self-guided hike + accomodation + half board : 490 €
Self-guided hike + accomodation + full board : 570 €
Single supplement : 110€
Period supplement from 15/06 to 15/09 :
Based on double room : 50 €
Based on single : 70 €
Others services :
Europ’assistance multi-risk insurance : 30 €
Without luggage transportation : –20 € (on above rates)

Start dates of our trips :  on demand
For other dates please contact us

You have the possibility to pay the whole of your stay or to deposit a deposit of 20% on the total amount of your stay. Payment of the balance will be made one month before the start date of your stay.

TECHNICAL INFORMATIONS

Activity : Hiking, Walking Holidays
Type : Self-guided
Level : moderate between 5 and 7 hours of walk per day
Dayly positive gradients : between 280 and 800 m
Environment : Mountain and sea in the Mediterranean
Circuit : Itinerant
Number of hiking days : 6 or 7 days at the choice
Accommodation : Hotels **, *** & ****
Service : luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
Location : Catalonia (North Spain)
Country : Spain

ROUTE MAP

Self Guided Walking Holydays Cadaques Cap de Creus - Costa Brava - Spain

THE BIT EXTRA OF INEXTREMIS AVENTURA

  • On site reception by our local agency the first day, roadbook presentation, program trip explanation …
  • Easy walking route well marked and suitable for all, developed by Mountain Guide.
  • Route alternating between the sea and mountains.
  • 2 nights in Cadaques.
  • Selected Quality Hotels Accommodation.
  • Possibility to park your car in a closed parking in Cadaquès.
  • Help-line during the day

YOUR TRAVEL COMPANION

You are not expert in reading map, we provide you a Garmin GPS with the hiking road data. (See sales conditions).GPS Garmin

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

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Enterprise Inextremis Aventura
Name : Walking Holidays Cadaques Cap de Creus in Costa Brava
Price EUR 410
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