Do you like cycling? Do you want to discover new mountain bike routes? You're in luck. We invite you to discover the beautiful city of Perpignan, found in southern France. This is a perfect option to take your bicycle and discover know this beautiful place in just 24 hours.
Hop on our AVE (high-speed) France trains, AVE (high-speed) International travelling between Spain and France and simply relax in the most comfortable, sustainable and quick way as you head towards Perpignan. Forgot about your luggage and traffic jams! Let's go!
The Catalan culture is still present in this charming French city. You can "breathe" the Catalan culture in its language, gastronomy and traditions. Perpignan has about 200,000 inhabitants. Once you hop on Renfe's AVE (high-speed) International train Barcelona you are only an hour and a half away from Perpignan. When you arrive, you can visit this beautiful city on a bicycle and cycle through its streets.
Its colourful pedestrian streets are the perfect place for sightseeing on your bicycle. You will soon realise that this French city seems to have some kind of a soundtrack in the background when you walk around its streets. Jazz, rock, ... Street art that makes Perpignan even more charming. As you discover the city, you can also enjoy a moment of rest at one of its quiet terraces.
Some of this city's many charms, located in southern France, are:
You can't miss Perpignan's markets of Mediterranean tradition during your bike tour across the city. You will find fresh products grown in the city's orchards and fish from their coasts on these markets.
By the way, the beach is not far from the centre of Perpignan, so you can go to the beach any time and in no time. You can have your feet in water in only 15 minutes.
Panoramic view of Perpignan
You might also want to check out these routes if you wish to discover the most rural part of the south of France:
Mountain bike route
Comfort is one of the main premises on all Renfe trains. You can travel by train to France on our AVE (high-speed) International trains quickly, safely and in a sustainable way. You can take your bicycle for free, with no additional charges. Forget about traffic jams, long hours inside your car and problems with your luggage!
Here are some useful tips for your trip:
Do you have everything ready to start enjoying the South of France with your bicycle? Perpignan and its charm is waiting for you. It is only one hour and twenty minutes away from Barcelona. Do you dare to discover some of these routes?
Moreover, if you wish to discover more about France, you can't miss the other cities connected to each other and to Spain. Hop on our Alta Velocidad (high-speed) International trains to Béziers, Montpellier, Lyon, Marseille or Aix-en-Provence, always from city centre to city centre.
Choose how you would like to travel and what you would like to visit and we will define the destinations and means of transport. Have you found out about our discounts? Benefit from our discounts and get the best price for you.