– Journal

Take a moment to read the words of the adventure journalists and wine critics we have had the pleasure of welcoming on our Bacchus trips.


Europe's Best Rides



Riding High - Tour de Pirinexus 2017

A high-altitude cycling challenge in Catalonia

As seen in FT How To Spend It

Alt Empordà's gnarly off-road terrain and treacherous mountain trails provide a peerless training ground for pro cyclists. Charlie Norton digs deep - and is rewarded by the region's world-class cuisine along the way.

Charlie Norton

discover the delights of the Empordà on two wheels

As seen in The Mail on Sunday.

Wine critic Jilly Goolden discovers the magical delights of the Empordà on two wheels washed down with cava, full-bodied reds and delicious local cuisine to match.

Jilly Goolden

Mountain road cycling with exceptional gastronomy

As seen in Coach Magazine.

Where? Empordà in north-eastern Catalonia is known for roads punishing enough for the pro-cycling teams based in nearby Girona, and for boutique wine and olive oil production.

Kate Johnson