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“Trip of a Lifetime - A+++” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Running and Trekking - Day Tours

Running and Trekking - Day Tours
C/Cerveri n 16, 17001 Girona, Spain
+34 696709119
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Ranked #13 of 19 Outdoor Activities in Girona
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Owner description: Do you love running or hiking, and got a day on your Europe's vacation? Come to beautiful Costa Brava Barcelona, take a Running Tour with us, discover medieval villages, ancient monasteries, hidden beaches, trails will leave you breathless. We'll take care of you .
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“Trip of a Lifetime - A+++”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

This is probably the best trip my husband and I have done....and we do a lot of travelling!

I have to start by thanking Pablo and Cristina for making our trip so special. They were incredibly attentive and flexible to all of our needs and desires. Cristina was able to get us a reservation at El Cellar de can Roca on very short notice, when it usually takes 11 months to get in. When my husband rolled his ankle one day, Pablo arranged a last minute winery tour for that afternoon, so the day wasn't a bust! We mentioned that we preferred to have a bath tub in our rooms to soothe our aching legs, and they made it happen.

The scenery, food and hotels were all spectacular. We chose the high-end level and we really got a lot for our money! All of the places let us pack some of the breakfast food for a picnic lunch on our run. Pablo ran with us for most of the trek and provided healthy snacks and water along the way. He loves taking pictures, so you can be sure you will have lots of memories. He also knows everything about the history of the region and is super fit so is able to talk and run at the same time, even when we were struggling (and we run marathons!)

I think just about anyone would have a fabulous time on this trip, so long as you like to walk, hike or run. The length and difficulty of the trail can be modified each day, depending on your preferences. However, if you are motivated you can certainly earn your dinner!

Visited February 2012
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“Fantastic fully catered running experience.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2011

We had a fantastic experience with Costa Brava Running and Hiking. We had contacted them on a Sunday asking if they could put together a 50km run for Tuesday. They did an amazing job at putting together an unbelievable run, organizing lodging for us the night before the run and the night after the run, and helping us with several other travel logistics with virtually no advanced notice. For the running portion, we were provided a fantastic fully catered running experience. We were picked up at our hotel, driven to where we would start running, and provided a route overview from an online map. We were then equipped with a high quality GPS with the route loaded on it so all we had to do was follow the route during our run. The course that Pablo personally researched and selected was amazing with running on the coast, a great hill climb to a Monastery, through many lovely villages, and through a national park. We were met by Pablo (from Costa Brava Running and Hiking) approximately every 10km to fill our water and restock on food. At the end of the run, we had already been checked into our hotel and our baggage was in our room so all we had to do was focus on recovering.
We would highly recommend a running or hiking trip with Costa Brava Running and Hiking.

Visited May 2011
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