London to Barcelona Bike Ride


bespoke guided rides

pie is a cycling events company delivering amazing bespoke bike rides throughout the UK and Europe. We create, develop, manage, operate and deliver fully supported guided group cycling trips for companies, charities and groups of individuals.  All to your specific brief.

A 12 day trip cycling across 3 countries between 2 iconic European cities. An epic ride that offers you the chance to take in the sights of France and northern Spain and includes a traverse of the Pyrenees, before finishing in the amazing city that is Barcelona.


1458km (905 miles) of distance

17,312m of elevation

11 days guided cycling with 1 rest day

Full support crew

As with all pie rides, our guides and support crew will be with you every step of the way, keeping you fed and hydrated, and providing plenty of encouragement and support. This is a real test of endurance, but the ride will leave you with a sense of accomplishment like no other. You’ll be proud to wear the “been there, done that” jersey!

Hotel accommodation will be provided each night, along with at least 3 refreshment stops during the day. The mid-ride rest day offers a welcome break and a chance to spend some time off your bike and explore the local area. The ride finishes at the Mediterranean coast in Barcelona. What more could you want?!




Day Start Finish Distance (Km) Ascent (m)
1 London Portsmouth 1443 1355
2 Ouisterham Alencon 122 1102
3 Alencon Tours 155 1116
4 Tours Lussac-les-Chateaux 127 948
5 Lussac-les-Chateaux Arnac-pompadour 156 2042
6 Arnac-Pompador Bouzie 150 1781
7 Bouzie Albi 113 1618
8 Rest Day Rest Day 0 0
9 Albi Carcassonne 111 1569
10 Carcassonne Le Boulou 138 1737
11 Le Boulou Ripoll 97 1785
12 Ripoll Barcelona 145 2258
TOTAL 1458 17312

More Information

Interested? Please contact us for more details. Call 01932 460090 or email and download the event summary sheet.


pie delivers fully supported bespoke guided rides throughout the UK and Europe for the discerning cyclist.

Every ride is designed completely to your needs so your cyclists, no matter what standard they are, will have a fabulous time.

We’re known for our efficiency, integrity, and our passion to get it right. From your 1st contact with us, to the last cyclist’s arrival, we will make your event as effortless and awesome as possible.

Your cyclists will be led in small groups of similar standards by our team of amazing guides on bikes who are in turn supported by our experienced crew of tour leaders and medics.

The end result is stunning scenery, challenging ascents, incredible descents, perfect hotels, great food, like minded company.

In short, an amazing ride.

Header image: “Evening light over Barcelona” by GillyBerlin, licenced under CC BY-SA 2.0/cropped from original.

Download the Summary Sheet for more details