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
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
Personalize Your Historical Odyssey
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.
Day 2 - Figueres to Portbou and Back
Day 3 - Figueres to Barcelona
These are the Motorcycles Available for Your Catalan Exile Motorcycle Tour
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.
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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
from £399 per person*
from $488 per person*
from 458€ per person*
*based on two guests per bike and in a shared room
Amazing experience, the team is very knowledgeable and helped with amazing routes!
– Robin Decaux
France / Rental client
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