Crossing to Freedom: The Catalan Exile Motorcycle Tour

Ride Through History: Tracing Catalonia's Paths of Exile

3-Day Motorcycle Tour

Embark on a three-day motorcycle expedition that traces the poignant paths of the Catalan Exile. Your adventure begins at Barcelona, where you’ll mount the BMW motorcycle of your choice, your companion for a journey steeped in history and scenic beauty.

The first day leads us from Barcelona to the charming town of Rupit, passing through Sabadell and other picturesque locales. Experience the serene beauty of rural Catalonia, with lunch in Rupit and an exploration of its historic streets. In the afternoon, ride through the scenic towns of Olot and Besalú, each rich in history, before arriving in Figueres, a key location in the exile story.

Day two is a deeper dive into the history of the exile. Starting in Figueres, ride towards the French border, visiting significant sites like La Vajol, the last Spanish refuge for many exiles. The route then leads to Portbou and along the scenic coast to Cadaqués, offering breathtaking Mediterranean views. Spend the night in this coastal gem, absorbing its unique atmosphere.

The final day takes us back to Barcelona, with a stop at the spiritually significant Santuario dels Angels near Girona. Marvel at the panoramic views and reflect on the journey. Lunch in Hostalric offers a taste of traditional Catalan cuisine before concluding the tour at Barcelona.

“Crossing to Freedom: The Catalan Exile Motorcycle Tour” is more than just a ride; it’s an emotional journey through key historical sites and the stunning landscapes of Catalonia. Join us for an unforgettable experience that combines the thrill of motorcycling with a deep connection to Catalan history.

Cross the Paths of Catalan History on a BMW Motorcycle

Catalan Exile Motorcycle Tour - Barcelona, Spain. REVV Travel

Ride Our Fleet of New BMW Motorcycles

Embark on a profound three-day journey across Catalonia on our top-of-the-line BMW motorcycles, ideal for both the historical routes and scenic landscapes of the Catalan Exile tour.

Traverse the Roads of Catalan History

Ride from Barcelona through the heart of Catalonia, visiting towns steeped in history like Sabadell, Rupit, and Besalú, and culminating in Figueres, a focal point of the Catalan exile story.

Discover Catalonia's Rich Heritage and Natural Beauty

Enjoy stays in locations brimming with character and history, indulging in the local cuisine that tells a story of its own. Absorb the blend of culture, nature, and history that defines this region.

Personalize Your Historical Odyssey

Enhance your tour with visits to significant sites like the Santuario dels Angels or the medieval charm of Hostalric, each adding depth to your understanding of Catalonia’s past and present.

Traverse Catalonia's Historic Trails on a BMW Motorcycle

Day 1 - Barcelona to Figueres

Start from Barcelona, heading towards the historical town of Rupit via Sabadell, Caldes de Montbui, and Vic. Immerse yourself in the charm of Rupit with a lunch break and a stroll through its streets. Continue through the scenic landscapes to Figueres, passing through Olot and Besalú.

Depart from Figueres, tracing the exile route towards France. Visit key sites like La Vajol and Portbou, then wind along the Mediterranean coast through Collioure and Argeles-sur-Mer. Return to Figueres via Cadaqués and Roses, experiencing the coastal beauty and historical significance.

Leave Figueres for the Santuario dels Angels near Girona, offering panoramic views and a reflective atmosphere. Then, head to Hostalric for lunch, exploring its medieval charm before concluding your journey back in Barcelona.

These are the Motorcycles Available for Your
Catalan Exile Motorcycle Tour







Rent a BMW R1300GS 2024 Barcelona, Spain


The 2024 BMW R1300GS melds innovative design with cutting-edge features like Dynamic Suspension Adjustment, offering a tailored riding experience across both city streets and rugged trails.

Be the first one to try it.







BMW R1250GS / Trophy 2023

An adventure bike with a distinct flair, designed for riders who crave performance and style in their journeys. The Trophy edition showcases special design elements and upgrades, ensuring it stands out even in the most challenging terrains.







BMW R1250GS / Triple Black 2023

Exuding sophistication, this version paints a bold statement with its sleek, all-black aesthetics. Beyond its captivating look, the Triple Black offers enhanced features that promise a ride as darkly thrilling as its appearance.







BMW S1000XR / Red 2023

A dynamic sport-tourer blending the prowess of a sport bike with the comfort of a tourer. Its aggressive stance is matched by its exhilarating acceleration and handling.







BMW F900XR / 2023

Offering a blend of sportiness and touring capabilities, it’s a middleweight marvel for the open road. Designed with ergonomics and aerodynamics in mind, it promises an unparalleled ride.







BMW F750GS / 2023

A nimble and reliable mid-range adventurer, bridging the gap between urban rides and off-road escapades. It’s the ideal companion for riders looking for versatility and efficiency.

Explore More of Your Motorcycle Adventure on the Catalan Exile Route


Experience Your Unique Motorcycle Tour on the Catalan Exile Route

Explore More of Your Motorcycle Adventure on the Catalan Exile Route

Dive into a journey rich in history and scenery with the “Crossing to Freedom: The Catalan Exile Motorcycle Tour.” Tailored for enthusiasts, this tour by REVV Travel takes you through a pivotal chapter of Catalonia’s past. From Barcelona to the historic paths leading to France and back, every twist and turn is imbued with a story.

Your adventure’s total cost includes our carefully curated Tour Package, plus any Optional Add-Ons you choose to enrich your experience. For detailed information about what this immersive journey entails, please consult the tour brochure.

from £399 per person*

from $488 per person*

from 458€ per person*

*based on two guests per bike and in a shared room

Review Revv Travel

Amazing experience, the team is very knowledgeable and helped with amazing routes!

– Robin Decaux

France / Rental client

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