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This is a 14 Day European Motorbike Tour on what we call our West route. This means we land at Santander and then we travel in a circle anti clockwise through Spain, France, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium and France again and then catch the return ferry from Calais. Max of 12 bikes on this tour.
Ferry from Plymouth to Santander departing at 15.45 on the 5th June and arriving at 12.15 on the 6th.
Once we disembark at Santander we head into the north east area of the mountains of Picos de Europa. This area is renowned for its amazing roads and scenery.
Our first stop over is in the town of Mirande de Ebro. Approx 110 miles
Day 3. Today we ride some more amazing roads to our next stop in Torla. Todays milage is approx 200 miles
Day 4. After breakfast we continue to head South East towards Ripoll Todays mileage approx. 220 miles
Day 5 Ripoll to Cadaques. An easy ride today so that we can get to the next destination early afternoon, where we are spending 2 nights. It’s like a mini break within the tour! Todays mileage approx. 90
Day 6 Today is a day out of the saddle. You can spend it in or around Cadaques or take a trip to the neigbouring village of Portilligat. Portilligat is connected by a stone-
Day 7 Today we stick reasonably close to the coast as we ride across the border into France and on to our next destination at Nimes. Todays mileage approx.196
Day 8 Heading away from the coast we ride inland North East towards the town of Chambery Todays mileage approx. 216
Day 9 Up early today as this is our longest day. After breakfast we head across the border and into Switzerland. Passed Lake Leman we head towards the area of Hospental. Todays mileage approx. 235
Day 10 A day of rest today.
Day 11 More great roads today as we head North through Switzerland and back into France to the city of Strasbourg known for its Gothic Cathédrale Notre-
Day 12 A relatively easy day today. So, after breakfast we continue North West, across the border into Luvembourg and on to Luxembourg City. Todays mileage approx. 139
Day 13. Today we head to Valenciennes. Some fantastic roads and we stop in at Bastogne famous for the films and stories of the Battle of the Bulge and featured heavily in the film “Band of Brothers”. Todays mileage approx. 200
Day 14 Unfortunately today we are heading home. A reasonably short run to catch the afternoon ferry from Calais Todays mileage approx. 113
13 nights B&B (inc shared cabin on ferry -
Return ferry crossings
Professional tour guide
Comprehensive Information Pack