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Picos de Europa Motorcycle Tour

Normandy - Bordeaux - Montrésor
May 2024
Embark on an epic motorbike adventure across western France and around the legendary Picos De Europa region in Spain!

Join us for an exhilarating motorbike tour weaving through the stunning landscapes of France and Spain. Get ready for an unforgettable journey filled with breath-taking scenery, thrilling rides, and unforgettable experiences.

Who Can Join:

  • Passionate bikers seeking an adventure of a lifetime.
  • Riders eager to explore new cultures, terrains, and experiences.
  • Anyone ready to make unforgettable memories on the open road.

"A charming part of this tour takes us along a stretch of light gravel. If anyone feels a tad uneasy about riding on such terrain, no worries at all! You have the option to take the scenic road for about two hours, and you'll effortlessly reunite with us on the other side.

Your comfort is our priority, so if gravel isn't your cup of tea, we'll gladly steer clear of that section. Let's keep the ride smooth and worry-free for everyone!"

Life is a Ride Motorcycle Tour Guide - Nick Bee
Your Tour Guide
Nick
Picos de Europa
16/05/2024 - 24/05/2024
Start location:
Plymouth
From
£2250
£750 deposit

Tour Highlights

Normandy
Bordeaux
Montrésor
Picos de Europa
The Picos Mountains

Embarking on a motorbike journey through the twisting hills of the Picos Mountains is an exhilarating experience that seamlessly blends thrill and scenic beauty. As you navigate the serpentine roads that wind through the undulating landscape, the rhythmic hum of your engine harmonises with the natural symphony of the surroundings.

The Picos Mountains, rising majestically around you, present a visual spectacle as their peaks, adorned with a timeless touch of grey, pierce the sky. The hills unfold before your eyes, revealing a tapestry of verdant slopes that create a stunning contrast against the rocky outcrops.

The road, a ribbon of asphalt laid meticulously along the contours of the land, invites you to lean into each turn, feeling the subtle gravitational pull as you carve your way through the twists and turns. Every curve brings a new panoramic vista, a breathtaking glimpse of the valleys below or a distant mountain peak shrouded in mystic allure.

As you ascend through the mountainous terrain, the air becomes crisper, and the scent of pine needles and mountain flora envelops you. The journey is punctuated by the occasional glimpse of quaint villages nestled in the valleys, seemingly untouched by the passage of time.

The Picos Mountains provide a sensory feast, with the sound of your motorbike's engine echoing against the rugged cliffs, the sight of the ever-changing landscape, the scent of mountain air, and the feel of the wind rushing past. Riding through these twisting hills is not just a journey; it's a symphony of nature and machine, a dance between the curves of the road and the contours of the mountains—a thrilling ode to the freedom of the open road.

What To Expect:

  • Scenic Routes: Traverse through breathtaking landscapes and winding roads that offer both thrill and tranquillity.
  • Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in the rich history and local flavours of Normandy, Bordeaux, and Potes.
  • Expert Guidance: Led by experienced guides who know the best routes and hidden gems along the way.
  • Comradery: Share the passion for biking with fellow enthusiasts, forging lasting friendships.

What's Included

Outbound and return ferry tickets with 2-berth cabins
8 nights accommodation in good quality hotels with breakfast each morning
Full use of hotel facilities including lounge areas and swimming pool (subject to pool opening times).
Fully guided tour, supported by an experienced and knowledgeable tour guide
Route plans and maps
Daily itinerary including sights and stop-offs

Not Included

Fuel
Toll charges
Admission charges
Hotel parking charges (where unavoidable)
Meals & drinks other than those specified
Travel and breakdown insurance
Picos de Europa
16/05/2024 - 24/05/2024
Start location:
Plymouth
From
£2250
£750 deposit

Itinerary / Locations

We begin our journey with a departure from Plymouth to Normandy, where we'll be accommodated in private 2-berth cabins on the ferry. Upon reaching Normandy, we'll explore significant historical sites and take in the picturesque landscapes. Our adventure then leads us through scenic routes to Bordeaux, renowned for its wineries and the captivating French countryside.

Next on our itinerary is the Picos de Europa, where we'll delve into the region's rich culture and navigate through stunning mountain roads. We'll have plenty of opportunities for enjoyable lunch stops and to uncover local hidden treasures. The natural beauty of Picos de Europa awaits us, with its clearwater streams, lakes, and historic churches.

As we begin our return journey, we board the ferry from Santander to Portsmouth. This offers a tranquil period for reflection in our 2-berth cabins. The final leg of our trip brings us back home, enriched with unforgettable memories and experiences, and eager to start planning the next adventure!

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