Tour of Andalusia Bike Ride

Andalusia is probably one of the best known regions of Spain. Home to the well known Costa del Sol, with an area greater than countries such as Belgium and Switzerland, the landscape and architecture is as diverse as its culture. This dry, mountainous region has a rich history steeped in conflict claims occupation and rule by Carthaginians, Romans, Visigoths, Moors and Byzantine Empires. It includes historical cities such as Grenada, Cordoba, Ronda and not forgetting it’s capital – the home of Flamenco, Seville.

Total Distance: 540km
Total Ascent: 6,240m
Max Alt: 1,145m
Difficulty Grade: 3.5/5
5 NightsNext Departure: TBA
Adventure Score: #5
Guide Price: £795

Itinerary

Day One – Arrive Malaga airport – transfer to hotel. Times of recommended flights given at time of application. Build bikes before evening meal and early night.

Day Two – Malaga to Ronda – 89km (56mi) +2,100m

Day Three – Ronda to Seville – 143km (90mi) +1,300m

Day Four – Seville to Córdoba – 147km  (92mi) +591m

Day Five – Córdoba to Grenada – 161km  (100mi) +2,250m

Day Five – Pack down bikes before transfer to Malaga airport for return flight home.

Optional extra day to ride Pico del Veleta – Europes highest paved road in the Sierra Nevada (+3,359m)

Included

Experienced Cycle Leader(s), Full Vehicle Support, Bike Mechanic, First Aiders, Baggage Transfer, 3/4 star Hotel Accommodation (5 nights inc Breakfast), Bicycle Transfers to/from Airport (designated flights)

Not Included

Flights, Lunches, Evening Meals, Airport Transfers

Logistics

Recommended flight information will be given on your application.To help us help you, It is important you notify us of any extraordinary travel arrangements you may have that prevents you from arriving at the recommended times.
Your personal bags will be carried by the support vehicle throughout the event.
We strongly ask your bikes to be transported by bike bags (semi-rigid/soft). Please do not arrive to the event with rigid bike travel boxes. Support vehicles will have limited space and unable stow large solid bike boxes as well as all luggage and equipment through the event.
Please contact us with any questions regarding flight transport of your bike, we will be more than happy to discuss this further with you.

Weather & Kit

We can expect warm, sunny weather.
This is a road bike tour. Your bike should be well maintained and in good running order with suitable ‘road gears’ and brakes.
A full kit list will be issued in your ‘Joining Instructions’ document after your application. We will be glad to discuss any aspect of kit and your bike with you, please call us anytime with any questions.

Fitness & Training

This is a level 3.5 cycle event. You will be capable of riding comfortably upto 120km in a day and/or used to riding distances upto 90km over hilly terrain – minimum. If you have any doubt as to your fitness regarding participation in this event please give us a cal and we will be more than happy to chat with you.
Please arrive to the event ready to ride and not rely on ‘muscle memory’ or riding into ‘trip fitness’ – don’t let us or yourself down…please train to ride.

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Tour of Andalusia Bike Ride Route

Tour of Andalusia Route Profile

From the warm Guadalquivir valley to the low mountain areas and volcanic landscapes, Andalusia has everything to offer cyclists seeking that sunshine adventure…

Applications now being taken for our next epic tour of Andalusia – register your interest today…

Next Departure – TBA

To participate on this incredible cycling holiday through Andalusia or for further information hit contact us  now…

Your place is confirmed with a deposit payment. Final payments are required no later than six weeks prior to start date.
* Guide price valid up to six weeks prior to tour start date. Tour price is subject to change within six weeks of departure – please enquire.
All tours are subject to minimum numbers.