Pyrenees Motorcycle Tour 2022

Tour Overview

12 days / 11 nights from just €1749 per person

based on 2 people sharing a double room

what's included

This fabulous 12-day small-group hub tour ventures through South-West France, the French and Spanish Pyrenees Mountains and the amazing Andorra.

You will start and end your fabulous journey at the beautiful Caday Rouge chambre d’hôtes for six nights. Enjoy a further five nights in top quality hotels in the medieval city of Carcassonne, the principality of Andorra and the pilgrimage town of Lourdes.

On this tour you will revel in the green valleys of the Lot, Dordogne, Célé and Vézère. You will visit historical landmarks, monuments and medieval chateaux whilst riding through the traffic-free roads of South-West France, enjoying its amazing green scenery. You will ride to the medieval city of Carcassonne, through the spectacular Regional Park of the Catalan Pyrenees to Andorra La Vella. We will then travel through the Pyrenees Regional Natural Park on the beautiful D618 continuing onto the sacred town of Lourdes. You will climb the mountainous regions and visit the fabulous Col de Tentes. You will see the mountain tops of the Col d’Ech, Col de Taulemale and Col de Tramassel. Truly spectacular riding and panoramic views.

One of the highlights of this tour is to spend 2 nights in the capital city Andorra la Vella, a tax-free haven for the shoppers amongst you. During our stay we will explore the surrounding mountainous regions riding truly magnificent motorcycling roads with amazing scenery and history.

There is so much to see whilst riding through these three fabulous countries where you will be mesmerised by the fantastic landscape and sights.

This is the ultimate Pyrenees motorcycle touring experience giving you a delightful and memorable touring holiday you will never forget.

Book your place with the group and enjoy this unforgettable tour.

For those who don’t ride pillion, CRMT can offer a luxury support vehicle for the tour duration, please enquire.

Pyrenees Motorcycle tour
Pyrenees Motorcycle tour
Crmt Pyrenees Adventure 23 2
Crmt Pyrenees Adventure 15 2
skill level

Intermediate
Advanced

This escorted tour is suitable for proficient riders who are able to ride the distances stated in the itinerary. We will ride a maximum of 2,300 kilometres for the holiday duration. The tour riding days are good fun, very sociable and start at 9am to maximise your days’ tour enjoyment.

Pyrenees motorcycle tour
Pyrenees Motorcycle tour
HIGHLIGHTS
  • The tour starts and ends at Caday Rouge
  • 11 nights superb accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis with private en-suite bathrooms
  • Explore South West France, Northern Spain and Andorra – three amazing countries in one tour
  • Escorted riding through the picturesque Nouvelle Aquitaine and Occitanie regions
  • Explore the beautiful green valleys of the Lot, Dordogne, Célé and Vézère
  • Visit the fabulous Col de Tentes, Col d’Ech, Col de Taulemale & Col de Tramassel
  • Visit Saint-Cirq-Lapopie, Rocamadour and Domme
  • Visit historic Castles and Chateaux
  • Luxury support vehicle option for your luggage and pillion or non-riders
  • Service of a professional tour escort and 24-hour support and advice
  • A fabulous workshop and motorcycle washing facilities
  • Garage parking for your motorcycle whilst at Caday Rouge
Pyrenees Motorcycle tour
Pyrenees motorcycle tour
Pyrenees motorcycle tour
ITINERARY

Day 1 – Saturday
Arrive and check in at Caday Rouge, settle in, relax and socialise by the pool and meet your new companions before dinner.

Day 2 – Sunday
This is the start of your touring adventure and we head east to Saint-Cirq-Lapopie and Cajarc, deep into the Lot Valley. We then head north to Brengues to join the Célé Valley for some of the most scenic riding this region has to offer. We will visit Cahors and the 14th century Pont Valentré on our return to Caday Rouge –  230 kms

Day 3 – Monday
After breakfast we continue your journey to the remarkable and historic Rocamadour, set in the far north of the Occitanie region, close to Perigord and the Dordogne Valley. After lunch we head back riding through the Causses du Quercy Natural Regional Park for some superb scenic motorcycling– 200 km

Day 4 – Tuesday
We travel into the Dordogne Valley and to the beautiful bastide and fortified medieval town of Domme and onto Château de Montfort. We will then visit the museum ‘La Rue du Temps qui Passe’ and the historic Château de Beynac – 200 km

Day 5 – Wednesday
An early start and today we head south-east to the medieval city of Carcassonne and our first overnight stay. Spend the afternoon walking through the cobbled streets and ramparts and enjoy a tour around the Chateau Comtal before the perfect dining experience – 250 kms

Day 6 – Thursday
Another early but enjoyable start as we head into the Pyrenees and to the principality of Andorra. We will visit Limoux, Quillan and then into the Regional Park of the Catalan Pyrenees where you will see fabulous panoramic views. We will ride amazing motorcycling roads whilst en-route to Andorra la Vella for our first of two overnight stays – 230 km

Day 7 – Friday
A choice of a rest day for some fabulous duty-free shopping and a chance to explore the capital city of Andorra. Or jump on the bike and we head south into northern Spain to enjoy and explore the Catalonian Pyrenees mountains. A great days riding to be had – 150 km

Day 8 – Saturday
A great days riding ahead as we leave Andorra, heading north towards Foix and then west on the beautiful D618 to the commune of Massat in the Ariége department.  After lunch we will then continue to the sacred town of Lourdes in the foothills of the Pyrenees mountains, for the first of two overnight stays – 300 km

Day 9 – Sunday
Another optional rest day to explore the ancient and religious town of Lourdes. For those who desire no rest, it’s a great chance to venture south to the Park of Loisirs of Hautacam and the Col de Tramassel then onto Gavarnie and the Col de Tentes for some beautiful scenic riding – 150 kms

Day 10 – Monday
We leave the Pyrenees and head north towards the commune of Lauzerte. This beautiful village lies between the foothills of the Massif Central and the Garonne River plain in the region known as Quercy Blanc, due to the limescale predominating the landscape. You will ride through Nouvelle Aquitaine and the Midi-Pyrenees enjoying the natural green beauty of these regions whilst returning to Caday Rouge – 250 km

Day 11 – Tuesday
Today our tour takes us to the stunning villages of Penne d’Agenais, Tournon d’Agenais, Montcuq, Bélaye and then onto Château de Biron and Château de Gavaudun before our tour of Château de Bonaguil, a magnificent 13th century fortified castle – a pleasant finale to your riding experience with CRMT – 170 km

Day 12 – Wednesday
Farewell and bon voyage, we hope you have had a fantastic holiday and we would love to see you back here again for another tour.

CRMT can change the itinerary to suit seasonal opening times as required.
CRMT cannot be held responsible for any government Covid restrictions implemented during your stay.

AVAILABLE TOURS:
START DATES for 2022

All tours start on a Saturday:
April – 30th
May – 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th
June – 4th, 11th & 18th
July – 30th
August – 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th
September – 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th
October – 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd

*Discounts available for group bookings, the bigger the group the bigger the discount, please enquire for details.

CRMT Pyrenees motorcycle tour
CRMT Pyrenees motorcycle tour

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Private double room
2799 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider
  • 1 personal
    motorcycle

1 rider


Private double room
4499 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider
  • 1 CRMT Hired Motorcycle

1 rider
1 pillion

Private double room
3499 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider & 1 pillion
  • 1 personal
    motorcycle

2 riders


Private double room
3799 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 riders
  • 2 personal
    motorcycles

1 rider
1 pillion

Private double room
4999 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider & 1 pillion
  • 1 CRMT Hired Motorcycle
Popular

2 riders


Private double room
6999 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 riders
  • 2 CRMT Hired Motorcycles

1 rider

Private double room
2799 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider
  • 1 personal motorcycle

1 rider

Private double room
4499 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider
  • 1 CRMT Hired Motorcycle

1 rider, 1 pillion

Private double room
3499 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider & 1 pillion
  • 1 personal motorcycle

2 riders

Private double room
3799 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 riders
  • 2 personal motorcycles

1 rider, 1 pillion

Private double room
4999 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 rider & 1 pillion
  • 1 CRMT Hired Motorcycle
Popular

2 riders

Private double room
6999 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 riders
  • 2 CRMT Hired Motorcycles

WE ACCEPT PAYMENTS VIA CREDIT CARD OR PAYPAL

(ONCE WE HAVE CONFIRMED YOUR BOOKING YOU WILL RECEIVE AN EMAIL WITH A LINK TO OUR PAYMENT SECTION)

ACCOMMODATION

This small group hub-tour includes six nights’ accommodation at the beautiful Caday Rouge chambre d’hôtes. You will also stay five nights at other superb quality hotels during the tour. Enjoy a night near the medieval city of Carcassonne, two nights in Andorra la Vella and a further two nights in the sacred town of Lourdes at the foothills of the Pyrenees. This gives you a real chance to explore and enjoy the Pyrenees Mountain region.

Your accommodation at Caday Rouge is a beautiful stone manor house with a 19thcentury Quercy stone cottage. All the newly renovated bedrooms are all en-suite with private bathrooms.

Group bookings also have the availability to use our three-bedroom luxury holiday cottage with three double bedrooms and sharing 2 bathrooms.

These beautiful buildings are set within two acres of well-maintained tranquil gardens nestling peacefully in the serene countryside on the banks of the River Lot. There are various terraces around the house, cottage and large swimming pool for outside dining and socialising during the summer season.

Relax and enjoy our private large saltwater swimming pool after a great days riding. The terraces are equipped with parasols, sun loungers and seating for your comfort, enjoyment and socialising, so all you need to do is order your cool beverage from our licenced bar and revel in the tranquillity Caday Rouge offers.

No pets are allowed

FOOD

Every tour day includes a delightful continental breakfast to get you started.

Whilst at Caday Rouge we offer wholesome daily picnic lunches. We will lunch at some beautiful and secret places of natural beauty throughout these regions which allows you more time to ride and explore!

Evening dining is available at Caday Rouge in our beautiful restaurant where we prepare and serve superb high-quality home-cooked meals. Weather permitting and during the summer months you may dine on one of our many terraces within the tranquil gardens of Caday Rouge. A great way to spend a lovely evening after a fabulous days riding.

Our bar is available to all guests for alcoholic beverages including wines, beers and soft drinks, all offered at a very reasonable price.

We can offer an all-inclusive option which includes lunch, dinner and all beverages throughout your tour. Please enquire.

We can also offer a complimentary shuttle service using our luxury support vehicle taking you to local nearby villages if you prefer to dine elsewhere.

93 CADAY ROUGE Pool
house bed 4 7
house bed 1 4
cottage bed 1 2
caday garden 40
cottage lounge 5
house dining room 6
WHAT IS INCLUDED
  • 12 days escorted motorcycle tour in South West France, Andorra and Northern Spain
  • 11 nights superb accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis with private en-suite bathrooms
  • Use of private swimming pool and all facilities whilst at Caday Rouge
  • Complimentary evening transport to local towns and villages whilst at Caday Rouge
  • Service of experienced escorts with vast local and regional knowledge
  • Full 24-hour support and expert advice
  • Garage parking for your motorcycle whilst at Caday Rouge
  • One booking secures a tour. There is no minimum number required to proceed
Options Available
  • All-inclusive motorcycle tours
  • Fly ride holidays
  • BMW Motorcycle hire
  • Luxury support vehicles to carry your luggage and for pillion or non-riders
  • Local airport and train station transfers
  • Hire of motorcycle safety-wear
  • Custom and bespoke tours for group bookings
  • Indulge in other activities at Caday Rouge Adventure Holidays
  • A fabulous workshop and motorcycle washing facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Extend your holiday duration to 14 nights
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED
  • Fuel
  • Road tolls
  • Ferry or flights
  • Any entrance fees to attractions
  • Meals other than breakfast
  • Drinks
  • Personal insurance
  • Helmets and protective clothing (available to rent subject to availability)
  • A €600 Excess Damage Deposit is required for all CRMT motorcycle rentals
  • Anything that is not in ‘Included’
Confirmation of Booking

Deposit: Only a 10% deposit is required to secure your booking. Confirmation of your booking will be sent to you by email. The balance of the payment is to be paid 60 days before your tour begins.

CRMT’s commitment to you: If you book one of our tours, we guarantee the tour will proceed. There is no minimum number required for any CRMT tour to go ahead.

Return of deposit: If for any reason you have to cancel your confirmed booking with CRMT, we will endeavour to rebook your place within the group. If this is successful, we will refund all your money paid to date. The tour will have to be fully booked for this to take effect.

COVID Travel Restrictions: If you are unable to attend your booked tour due to COVID-19 Government travel restrictions, we can reschedule your tour at no extra cost.

CRMT has the right to cancel any tour due to only unforeseen circumstances. If this happens we will return all funds paid.

please note

Note 1
If you hire a motorcycle from CRMT it may only be used during the tour days and whilst with the group. Our motorcycles are not for private use.

Note 2
If you hire a motorcycle from CRMT, a €600.00 Excess Damage Deposit is required before any riding takes place. You must provide a copy of your passport, a valid Driving Licence and International Driving Permit with the correct endorsements. All original documents must be provided on arrival. If you hire a motorcycle from CRMT the mileage is included within the hire price.

Note 3

• Spoken Languages: English, French.

• The maximum number of people in the group is 10.

• The maximum number of bikes in the group is 8.

• No minimum number for the tour to proceed.

• Airport & train station transfers available.

Note 4
If you are using your own motorcycle and a breakdown occurs, CRMT can return your bike to Caday Rouge. CRMT may also be able to assist in repatriating your motorcycle to some regions of Europe. A pre-determined date and cost can be confirmed subject to CRMT’s free time and when their tour season allows them.

Note 5
If you ride a motorcycle in France, you are required to wear a safety helmet with reflective decals and you must wear protective gloves. If you hire a CRMT motorcycle, it is obligatory to fulfil these requirements and laws.

If you are interested in this tour, please enquire for full details of the itinerary.

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