MEDITERRANEAN HIKING COASTAL PATH IN COSTA BRAVA
CAMI DE RONDA WALKING HOLIDAYS COSTA BRAVA – BLANES – BEGUR
Walking holidays on Costa Brava by the “Cami de Ronda” coastal footpath from Blanes to Begur in spanish Catalonia …
6-7 days on place, 5-6 nights in hotel** et ***, 5-6 walking days.
Discover the coves and beaches of the Costa Brava by the coastal path from Blanes to Begur…
A Catalan Mediterranean seaside hike on the Cami de Ronda from creek to creek. An itinerary departing from Blanes crossing the towns and coastal villages Tossa de Mar, Santa Christina, Lloret de Mar, Canyelles, Salionç, Canyet de Mar, S’Agaró, Platja d’Aro, Sant Antoni de Calonge, Palamós, Cap Roig reserve, Calella de Palfurgell, Llafranc, Tamariu, Fornells, to finish in Begur.
CAMI DE RONDA BLANES – BEGUR
- Blanes – Tossa de Mar : 22 km, +750 m, 08h00
- Tossa de Mar – Sant Feliu de Guíxols : 21 km, +650 m, 07h30
- Sant Feliu de Guíxols – Palamós : 18 km, +230 m, 06h00
- Palamós – Llafranc : 13,5 km, +360 m, 04h30
- Llafranc – Begur : 12,5 km, +665 m, 04h15
- Begur – Pals (1 night + additional walking half day in option)
An itinerant tour of 87 km from the south of the Catalan Costa Brava with breathtaking Mediterranean’ landscapes. This moderate route allows you to cross one of the most beautiful regions of Spanish Catalonia.
A moderate route because long enough but accessible for the average hiker or families.
Day 1 : Welcome at Gérone (if you want to let your car in a closed parking). Transfer by minibus to Blanes. Arrival on the spot, delivery of your Roadbook, maps and GPS. Installation at the Hotel, dinner and night.
Day 2 : From Blanes to Tossa de Mar
Departure from the hotel towards the seafront to go to the island of Sa Polomera, considered the first and last rock of the Costa Brava. To start you will climb the mountain of Sant Joan, crowned by its castle and a bit more of a hermitage of Santa Christina with a panoramic view on the river Tordera. Then you will follow the path to the Sant Francesc’ Cala direction Lloret de Mar. Itinerary along the coast, crossing small passes, Cala of the Boadella of Fanals, dels Banys to arrive at the entrance of Lloret de Mar, where thrones the statue of “La Dona Marinera”. You will cross Lloret de Mar by the seefront to take the direction of the Sa Caleta’ Cala with a magnificent castle, the track will become winding to alternate up and down, Cala del Frares, dels Trons and Punta des Cabdells to arrive on the Canyelles’ heights, where a small staircase leads to the marina. Beach’ crossing for a good climb to Morisca’ Mount, to go down further to his Cala. Last stretch to Sureda d’en Santos to see already the Old Town of Tossa de Mar and its prestigious fortification. 22 km – walk 8h00 – positive elevation 750 m
Day 3 : From Tossa de Mar to Sant Feliu de Guixols
From the hotel, you’ll go to the platja Gran. We go back to the coastal path that goes from the Tossa’ Bay to the Sant Jaume’ Mirador. The route becomes more technical and steep to reach the Pola’ Cala, then the Giverola’ Cala marked further by large cliffs. You will continue your route by the Salionç’ Cala to arrive soon to the Canyet’ Platja, the path continues passing by the Punta del Romeguer, the Massif of the Cadiretes (Punta Brava) and still a succession of calas like Sa cretera, Ses Ulleres, Cala del Vigatà to arrive by the Cami des Penyes (path of the rocks) to the south of Sant Feliu de Guixols by the Estafador de Llevant. 21 km – walk 7h00 – positive elevation 650 m
Day 4 : From Sant Feliu de Guixols to Palamós
Itinerary along the coastal path by the Masset’ creek and the beach of Sant Paul. You will continue by a path always on seaside, with 900 steps of low height allowing to climb the mountain without a big effort. This site was designed by the architect Rafael Maso in 1916. You will cross the beach of “Sa Conca”, bypass the river “Ridaura” to reach “Platja d’Aro”, that you will cross by the seafront promenade towards Sant Antoni de Calonge. This part of the route is spectacular, the route is through the cliffs on a narrow path overlooking the Mediterranean Sea with crystal turquoise clear waters. The last part is on the beach between Sant Antoni and Palamós.
Arrival, installation at the Hotel, dinner and night. 18 km – Walk 5h30 – positive elevation 230 m
Day 5 : From Palamós to Llafranc
You will leave Palamós by taking the path of “Margarida’ Cala” and climb a path to the top of the “Gros” with a magnificent panorama on the coast. Then you will take the direction of the Sa Fosca’ beach, where we find the ruins of the Sant Estève’ castle. From this place begins the wildest part of the “Cami de Ronda” to the small fishing village “Alguer”, typical for its Mediterranean architecture. Then you will cross the Castell’ beach, which is one of the only sandy beach then the “Cala de Canyers”, “Cala dels Corbs”, “Cala Estreta”, “Cap de Planes” and the Crit. You will cross the “Cap Roig” (The red cape) and its sandstone cliffs to go down to the “playa del Golfe” to finally arrive at the Village of Calella de Palafrugell to reach by the seafront Llafranc.
Arrival, installation at the Hotel, dinner and night. 13,5 km – Walk 3h15 – positive elevation 360 m.
Day 6 : From Llafranc to Begur
From Llafranc, you will take a steep path to Sant Sebastián mountain where you will find the most powerful lighthouse on the peninsula, a chapel, a medieval watchtower and the remains of an Iberian village. From this promontory called the Romaboira jump, you can see the foot of the cliffs and again a magnificent view of the whole coast. You will descend to the “Cala Pedrosa” along the winding cliffs towards Tamariu. From this village, through the narrow paths that pass through the forest, you will walk to the “Aiguablava” and “Fornells” beaches. The final is in front of you for a last climb to the medieval village of Begur. 12,5 km – Walk 4h00 – positive elevation 665 m.
Arrival on site two options to choose :
- Recovery at 17:00 and transfer to Gerona. Release at 18:00 (end of stay).
- Installation at the Hotel and evening meal (extra night + 1 day walk from Begur to Pals the next day)
Day 7 : From Begur to Pals (2 possible routes)
Loop by the coast : creeks of Aiguafreda, Sa Riera, Sa Punta de Pals, Pals’ village (15,5 km – Walk 5h00 – positive elevation 406 m.)
Descent from Begur to Pals (6,4 km – Walk 2h00 – positive elevation 205 m.). More convenient to visit Pals.
Recovery at 17h00 and transfer at Gerona. Release at 18h00 (end of stay).
Insured Departure : from 5 persons.
Level : Moderated level between 6 and 8 hours of walking each day with elevation gain from 600 to 900 m maximum.
Accomodation : in hotel** and *** according to availability (5 or 6 nights – double room)
Meals : Half board (breakfast and dinner) .
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 : Welcome at Gerona and transport to Blanes. Transport from Begur to Gerona. If you opt for one more day of hiking : transport from Pals to Gerona.
Practice of activity without guide
Roadbook provision with 1 map / day (traced path with markers), compass and GPS if you want
Transfers as described and taxes
Luggage transportation from hotel to hotel.
Hotel accommodation ** and *** in doble room, half board during the trip
Prices do not include:
The travel from your home
The car parking
Guide (Self-guided formula)
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, February)
Minimum number of participants: So that this trip is elaborated, the minimum number of participants is at least 5 persons.
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
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 :
You can make an online reservation using the “choice options” button in the tab “Dates and Prices”, gives you access to our secure payment Payplug service. The totality of the tour is payable.
You also have the option to contact us using the registration form by clicking on the Contact tab, be sure to complete all fields. We will require a first payment of 20% on booking 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
Self-guided hike + accomodation + half board : 630 € (6 nights)
Single Supplement : 120 €
Period supplement from 15/06 to 15/09 :
Based on double room : 50 €
Based on single room : 70 €
Europ’assistance multi-risk insurance : 35 €
Without luggage transportation : –20 € (on above rates)
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Path Type : GR (long hiking trail) and PR (little)
Features : Old covered path
Type : Self-guided hiking
Duration : 6-7 days on place, 5-6 nights
Level : moderated between 5 and 8 hours of dayly walk
Dayly positive gradient : between 250 and 700 m
Environment : Seaside in the Mediterranean
Route : Itinerant
Number of hikind days : 5-6
Accomodation : in Hotel** and *** according to disponibilities
Places : Blanes, Tossa de Mar, Sant Feliu de Guixols, Palamos, Llafranc, Begur
Region : Catalonia – Costa Brava
Country : Spain
PATH ON MAP
THE + OF INEXTREMIS AVENTURA
- Welcome by our local agency the first day, roadbook presentation, program trip explanation …
- Walking route well marked and suitable for all, developed by Mountain Guide.
- 1 night in Blanes the day before the hike
- Selected Quality Hotels Accommodation
- Help-line during the day
YOUR TRAVEL COMPANION
Nom du séjour Randonnée Cami de Ronda Costa Brava Blanes - Begur
Disponible : disponible sur réservation