From Portbou to Hondarribia, for 850 kilometers, you will find a route suitable for lovers of motorcycles and mountain roads that will fascinate you. This route, which crosses the Pyrenees mountain range from coast to coast, is perfect for all types of motorcycles as the asphalt is good and allows easy driving.
On this occasion, we will focus on the routes and places that you can find in the area of Catalunya as it is worth it for its great natural beauty and authentic mountain flavors.
Before undertaking this adventure, you should know that it is one of the most beautiful and spectacular motorcycle routes in Catalunya that can be done in Europe. Therefore, from Pyrenees on Motorbike we want your experience to be complemented with good places to stop to rest or eat so that your memory of the trip is forever.
Where to sleep during your motorcycle routes in Catalunya
If you want to start the motorcycle route in Catalunya along the coast, one of the towns where you can do the first night before the route is the town of Portbou. Here you can make a night to start your road very early towards Figueras and Besalú.
The beautiful coastal town has hotels near the sea where you can rest well. We recommend the Comodoro Hotel, Hostal Costa Blava or the Nouvilas Apartments, among others.
In Sort, famous for its whitewater river, you will find a charming hotel called the Hotel Les Brases where you can rest after a long kilometer and where to dine typical mountain dishes.
Finally, in Pont de Suert, a beautiful and cozy village near Aigües Tortes, you have authentic farmhouses in the Catalan Pyrenees such as Casa Joanot or Ca del Roi.
Authentic flavors of the Catalan Pyrenees
The typical cuisine of the Catalan Pyrenees, in addition to its meats, is based on mushrooms and cheeses from the area. They are authentic flavors with which to recover strength after a motorcycle route. Below we recommend some villages where you can taste authentic flavors of the Catalan Pyrenees.
f you are near Ripoll, do not miss visiting La Barricona, a rustic farmhouse where you can eat typical dishes of the area and craft beer.
Not far from Ripoll and driving in the direction of Berga, you can make a stop on your route to eat at Camping Puigcercós. Your dishes will surprise you!
Another place that may interest you to eat if you are near Baqueira Beret is the Vall d’Aran, once there, ask for a restaurant where they serve authentic Aranese pot. You will warm up fast!