Empordà in Easter

Bacchus /ˈbakəs/ n. the Roman god of wine and revelry. 

Summer has well and truly arrived! And you can be sure our Roman friend, Bacchus, will be indulging in a weekend of eating and drinking, possibly with some cycling too. Quite frankly, we think it would be rude not to do the same.


THE EMPORDÀ IN PICTURES

After another entertaining week spent in the Empordà with a group of passionate eaters and drinkers who enjoy the occasional trip on two wheels, we thought we would share some of our favourite snaps with you - hopefully it will tempt you into a trip to the northeastern tip of the Iberian Peninsula later this year... 

The moment they found out they didn't have to do any more cyclin 

The moment they found out they didn't have to do any more cyclin 

A proper lunch! © Henry Iddon

A proper lunch! © Henry Iddon

Wine tasting at Mas Ponjsoan

Wine tasting at Mas Ponjsoan

Passionate wine drinkers with a mild addiction to cycling

Passionate wine drinkers with a mild addiction to cycling


TOUR DE PIRINEXUS - CHARITY CYCLING CHALLENGE

It all got very exciting this week in Catalonia as we completed another recce for the Tour de Pirinexus with adventure journalist, Patrick Kinsella, and photographer, Henry Iddon. The 3-day, 300km cycling challenge passes through a melange of stunning vistas on a mixture of road and gravel terrain. Take a look at the landscapes you could be riding through this September by visiting our website below.

More info and registration available on our Eventbrite page or at www.tourdepirinexus.co.uk - Event dates (27 Sep - 1 Oct 17)

Gareth Davies