Macmillan Jersey Pyrenees
Cycle Challenge 2016
This challenging, spectacular ride takes us across the Pyrenees from the beautiful fortified city of Carcassonne, through the rolling hills of Cathar country before reaching the mighty Pyrenees.
PDF of the official itinerary from Discover Adventure.
|Day 1:||Meet Toulouse, transfer to Carcassonne||Diary entry|
|Day 2:||Head South through the foothills of Aude, rolling roads, beautiful countryside and a gentle climb up the Col de Marmare. Descent in to Ax-les-Thermes.||65 miles||Elevation Map||Diary entry|
|Day 3:||A day of two halves. Up and down! Across three countries. Heading south through Andorra and finishing in Spain. Hotel in Seu d’Urgell.||55 miles||Elevation Map||Diary entry|
|Day 4:||Another mountainous day ahead as we ride through the beautiful Catalan Pyrenees. A wonderful downhill ride at the end of the day into historic Berga.||63 miles||Elevation Map||Diary entry|
|Day 5:||Our last day brings us out of the mountains, on a diverse, undulating day through lovely rural scenery, with the mountains conquered and Barcelona ahead of us. It’s a nice straightforward cycle in to one of Europe’s most popular cities.||85 miles||Elevation Map||Diary entry|