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Our cycling holidays in SPAIN, from Andalucia to the Pyrenees, both guided and self-guided, can be enjoyed by cyclists of all levels.

Spain  is a cycling friendly country with an impressive cycling heritage. La Vuelta a España is one of the most prestigious pro races in the world and Spaniards of all ages have a deep affinity with the “iron horse”.

A country of tremendous diversity, it has everything: quiet roads, cycle paths, great weather, ever changing landscapes, flat valleys to challenging mountain climbs, genial people, world famous cultural sights and of course the tapas!

Enjoy Paella, local goat’s cheese, tortilla, Jamón Ibérico, fun sangria and ruby red Riojas… it’s not all about pedalling!

        Enchanted Andalucía      €2,185            Spain      6/8 DAYS

Enchanted Andalucía
€2,185
Spain
6/8 DAYS

        Vuelta 20 – Week 1     €2,145            Spain      17-22 AUG

Vuelta 20 – Week 1
€2,145
Spain
17-22 AUG

        Vuelta 20 – Week 2     €2,675            France & Spain      22-31 AUG

Vuelta 20 – Week 2
€2,675
France & Spain
22-31 AUG

        Vuelta 20 – Last Week     €2,865            Spain & Portugal       31 AUG-07 SEP

Vuelta 20 – Last Week
€2,865
Spain & Portugal
31 AUG-07 SEP

        Vuelta -Depart Weekend     €725            Holland      13-16 AUG

Vuelta -Depart Weekend
€725
Holland
13-16 AUG

        Coastal Camino     €2,495            Spain      8 DAYS

Coastal Camino
€2,495
Spain
8 DAYS

        Famous Vuelta Climbs     €2,095            Northern Spain      7 DAYS

Famous Vuelta Climbs
€2,095
Northern Spain
7 DAYS

        Olive Trails     €1,795            Spain      5 DAYS

Olive Trails
€1,795
Spain
5 DAYS

        Famous Vuelta Climbs     €1,735            Southern Spain      6 DAYS

Famous Vuelta Climbs
€1,735
Southern Spain
6 DAYS

        Sierra Nevada     €1,295            Spain      5 DAYS

Sierra Nevada
€1,295
Spain
5 DAYS

        White Villages     €915            Spain      7 DAYS

White Villages
€915
Spain
7 DAYS

        Moorish Andalucía     €925            Spain      7/9 DAYS

Moorish Andalucía
€925
Spain
7/9 DAYS

        Cycle To The Med      €699            Spain      5 DAYS

Cycle To The Med
€699
Spain
5 DAYS

        Med Cycling     €625            Southern Spain      5/6/7 DAYS

Med Cycling
€625
Southern Spain
5/6/7 DAYS

        Quiet Paths      €535            Spain      4/5/7 DAYS

Quiet Paths
€535
Spain
4/5/7 DAYS

        La Rioja      €TBC            Spain      7 DAYS

La Rioja
€TBC
Spain
7 DAYS

        Spain’s Green Coast      €1,125            Spain      9 DAYS

Spain’s Green Coast
€1,125
Spain
9 DAYS

        Lakes, Mountain, Sea     €975            Spain      4/5/7 DAYS

Lakes, Mountain, Sea
€975
Spain
4/5/7 DAYS

        Sports tours     €455            Spain      5 DAYS

Sports tours
€455
Spain
5 DAYS

        Day Rides, Granada     €50            Spain      1+ DAYS

Day Rides, Granada
€50
Spain
1+ DAYS

        Trans Iberian     €4,825            Spain      17 DAYS

Trans Iberian
€4,825
Spain
17 DAYS

  Vuelta a Andalucía €1,685    Spain  7 DAYS

Vuelta a Andalucía
€1,685
Spain
7 DAYS

        Vuelta VIP Experiences     From €100            Spain & Holland      1 DAY

Vuelta VIP Experiences
From €100
Spain & Holland
1 DAY

NEW IN 2020!

Many of our bike holidays cycle through Andalucía, the southernmost part of the Iberian peninsula. Think “Spain”, and that is the South.

A crossroads of where Europe meets Africa, you find on your cycle tours in Andalucia, the bull fights, tapas bars, flamenco music and fiesta, the Moorish legacy, the heritage cities of Granada, Seville, Córdoba and Ronda and without doubt, the best cycling in Europe.

Bike this unique and exotic area to experience the legend of al-Andalus.

Choose your Cycling holiday in Andalucia from these highlights below::

Love Archeology? –  Antequera 

The footprints of the ancients remain, their stone burial tombs and dolmens are found in this attractive town and are considered UNESCO Heritage Sites. Also here are some fine Baroque churches to bike by. Cycle up the steep 10% climb into the nearby El Torcal national park, its extraordinary limestone sculptures balanced like Rodin’s ballerinas.
Guided Tours which visit Antequera: Famous Vuelta Climbs , Enchanted Andalucia , Olive Trails
Self Guided Tours which visit Antequera: White Villages

Enjoy Beaches & Culture?  – Málaga

Cycling this area is phenomenal with its climbs or beach runs. The vibrancy wafts like the heady incense that once permeated this city under Moorish rule. Bike around its Roman amphitheatre and magical alcazar fortress and then explore plaza’s packed full of cafés and wine bars. You’ll be torn whether to first visit Picasso’s birthplace, Museum and Pompidou art gallery or sun on the golden Mediterranean beaches.
Guided Bike Tours which visit Málaga: Famous Vuelta Climbs , Olive Trails
Self Guided  Bike Tours which visit Málaga: The Med Rides,Cycle To The Med

 

Spaghetti Westerns your thing? – Almería

A port beside the Mediterranean with the largest Moorish castle in Andalusia. Sitting in Spain’s sunniest province, the city is surrounded by an almost lunarscape of desert and sand dunes. This stunning location has been the setting for Wild West films, ‘Laurence of Arabia’ & ‘Patton’.

Guided Tours that visit Almería: La Vuelta

Tales of the Alhambra? – Granada

Home to one of the world’s great monuments, the outstanding Alhambra Palace. Gaze in awe at the graceful Islamic arches set beside the restful gardens. The last outpost of Muslim Spain with an atmospheric Arab quarter and its grand Gothic cathedral, Granada is a wonderful experience for any biking trip. Not to mention its superb Sierra Nevada road cycling, highest road in Europe!

Guided Bike Tours that visit Granada: Enchanted Andalucia, Granada & Sierra Nevada, Vuelta Climbs
Self Guided Bike Tours that visit Granada: Quiet Paths, White Villages, Moorish Andalucia, Granada Fixed Base 

 

Enjoy Moorish Architecture? – Córdoba

Cycling in CordobaRomantic Arabian nights spring to mind as you roll your bike through its hidden courtyards and flowered patios. Wind around the Jewish old quarter and surrender your senses to the the blended beauty of the Mezquita, where Moorish mosque and Christian cathedral share heavenly space.
Guided Bike Tours visiting Córdoba: Olive Trails, Enchanted Andalucia
Self Guided Bike Tours visiting Córdoba: Moorish Andalucia

Want a Short Bike Tour? – Costa del Sol

Cycling on the Costa del SolIf you are looking for a short cycling break then think of the Costa del Sol for its various options. From the easily accessible Southern Spanish city of Málaga, the options for road cyclists in the mountains surrounding the coast are endless as is the easier coastal cycling for less experienced bikers. With its warmer temperatures and sunny weather, the Costa del Sol makes an excellent Winter cycling destination for all types of cyclists.

Guided Bike Tours visiting the Costa del Sol: Favourite Vuelta Climbs
Self Guided Bike Tours visiting the Costa del Sol: Cycle to the Med, Mediterranean Cycling

Like White Villages? – Grazalema

Road Bike Tours - Grazalema, Spain

Outdoors lovers will be enchanted by this place with its rocky terrain and cork forests covering some beautiful mountains. Road Cycling routes here are not without challenge with famous climbs to cycle like the Puerto Boyar or Palomas but certainly worth a try! An impressive landscape with the charming white village of Grazalema nestled into the hillside.
Guided Bike Tours visiting Grazalema: Favourite Vuelta Climbs
Self Guided Bike Tours visiting Grazalema: White Villages

Adore Flamenco? – Seville (Sevilla)

Singing its own soundtrack, this elegant city is an aria of Moorish minarets, Roman legends and the thoroughly emotional Spanish love of bullfighting and flamenco dancing. The capital of the region that invented tapas has the world’s largest Gothic church and an incredible Alcazar (fortress). Marvel at the Giralda tower before finding the legend of Carmen.

Guided Bike Tours visiting Seville: Enchanted Andalucia
Self Guided Bike Tours visiting Seville: Moorish Andalucia

Like Medieval Spots? – Poniente Granadino

An area west of Granada and north of the Mediterranean, this is rural Andalusia at its best. Lakes, hills, gorges, fertile plains, olive and almond groves and the medieval towns of Alhama de Granada, Loja and Montefrio await you as your bicycle touring in Spain takes you back in time.
Guided Tours visiting Inland Granada: Enchanted Andalucia, Vuelta Climbs, Granada & Sierra Nevada
Self Guided Tours visiting Inland Granada: Fixed Base Alhama, Fixed Base Granada, White Villages, Moorish Andalucia, Quiet Paths, Lakes & Mtns & Sea, Cycle to the Med

Climbing Fanatic? – Sierra Nevada

Cycle Tours in AndaluciaThis wild and scenic mountain region, including the lower valleys of the Alpujarras, is a dream for bike touring. Snow capped in the winter, this postcard rustic Spain is also home to Andalusia’s famous cured hams. Climb the highest paved road in Europe to the top of Pico Veleta.
Guided Bike Tours visiting the Sierra Nevada: Granada and the Sierra Nevada, Vuelta Climbs,
Self Guided Bike Tours visiting the Sierra Nevada: Training Rides Granada,

Passionate about Literature? – Ronda

Cycling in RondaThe rocky gorge that this picturesque hill top town sits upon comes straight from the pages of an Ernest Hemingway novel. The most famous of the white villages, Ronda has incredible views of the surrounding mountains and a stunning 18th century arched bridge.
Guided Bike Tours visiting Ronda: Olive Trails, Famous Vuelta Climbs
Self Guided Bike Tours visiting Ronda:  White Villages

 

 

Adore Rail to Trails? – The Subbetica

Want to cycle the most charming area in Europe? Come and bike in the Subbetica. A zone of olive growing and medieval towns, which has a Rail to Trails path to cycle this magnificent area without cars. Villages here are traditional, quaint and rural. Truly a joy to bike
Guided Bike Tours visiting the Subbetica: Enchanted Andalucia, Olive Trails,
Self Guided Bike Tours visiting the Subbetica: Lakes, Mtns and Sea, Moorish Andalucia,

Cycle trips in the north of Spain take in a lush scenery and some stupendous climbs. High mountains and rolling greenery make this region great for cycle touring a unique part of the country. It is no wonder some of the most famous Spanish cyclists come from this region.

Discover on your cycle tours in the north, a Celtic vibrance, pinchitos, fish dinners and wine bars, mountain stews and cozy stone homes, a Moorish legacy with Camino history, the vibrant cities of Bilbao, Oviedo, Potes and Castro Urdiales and without doubt, some of the most famous cycling climbs and spots in Europe

Bike this historic landscape to experience the Celtic legends & unique culture.

Choose your Cycling holiday in North Spain from these highlights below::

FOODIES & SUMMITS? – BILBAO 

Two of the top Spanish Bike Frame Companies come from this city. They do so for a reason. The landscape here offers road cyclists some great challenge with vistas for reward. Green Valleys which creep upwards over some stiff passes are de rigueur here for all riders. Literally a playground for the cyclist, and some of the best come from here.
Guided Bike Tours visiting Bilbao: Vuelta Climbs, Coastal Camino,Vuelta 2019, Rioja Wine Region & Basque Country
SG Bike Tours visiting Bilbao: Spain’s Green Coast

MANIC ABOUT MOUNTAINS? – POTES

Love Cycling in the mountains? Cycle the Picos de Europa on our guided Bike tours! Gorgeous, historic, and with all types of cyclists catered for. A top place for cycle touring and which also touches the Camino, it is a joy to ride.
Hardy mountain stews set you up for a day in the saddle here.
Visitors to Spain often miss the out, but they should be a must for all cyclists.
Guided Bike Tours that Visit Potes: Vuelta Climbs North, Coastal Camino
SG Bike Tours that visit Potes: Coming Soon

LOVE HISTORY? – SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA


Thrilling to cycle into is this city, one of the most famous pilgrimage spots in the world. The end destination for walkers and cyclists alike on the Camino, its history is fascinating.
Guided Bike Tours that Visit Santiago: Coastal Camino

NATURE DEVOTEES? – CATHEDRAL BEACH

Cycling in North Spain
The most famous beach to visit in Spain is this beautiful place called Praia das Catedrais,. Secret caves and nooks appear when the tide is out and natural stone arches are formed. It is a hidden gem when it comes back in.
Guided Bike Tours that Visit Cathedral Beach: Coastal Camino

DEVOTED TO PEAKS – PICOS DE EUROPA

The Parque Nacional de los Picos de Europa encompasses some of Europe’s most riveting mountain scenery. It spreads over 3 provinces: Asturias, Cantabria and León and comprises many natural wonders, such as high meadows and lakes, river gorges and abundant wildlife.
Guided Bike Tours that Visit Cathedral Beach: Famous Vuelta Climbs of North Spain

RELISH SEAFOOD? – GALICIA

A fascinating area of Celtic lure, it offers road cyclists and hybrid riders some great routes and not to mention some superb eating. Home to the Camino de Santiago, cyclists from all over the world make a journey through this rolling landscape that also offers road cyclists some amazing climbs as well.
Guided Bike Tours that Visit Galicia: Coastal Camino.

 

KEEN ON TRYING THE ANGLIRU? – OVIEDO

Road Cycling, Angliru Northern Spain

Visit this city of cyclists with its famous son, Sammy Sanchez and the beautiful roads accessible from this city of culture! The scenic mountain landscape has a great diversity for all riders and also includes the most dreaded, the Angliru. On one of our bike Tours, test your metal and cycle the Angliru, it is a stupendous climb.
Guided Bike Tours that Visit Oviedo:  Vuelta Climbs North, Vuelta 2019
SG Bike Tours that visit: Road Cycling – Oviedo

CRAZY ABOUT CIDER? – CANGAS DE ONÍS

Cycling North Spain Cangas De Onis

Cycling in Asturias is phenomenal Ride the Angliru and Spain’s most famous climbs in the region. Cangas de Onís is spectacularly set amongst high mountains and valleys with a long and fascinating history of Moorish battles, Roman and Iberian civilIzations.
Guided Bike Tours that Visit Cangas:  Vuelta Climbs, Coastal Camino,

MAD ABOUT MEDIEVAL? – SANTILLANA DEL MAR

Cycling in Spain's NorthSantillana is the town of the three lies: not holy (santi), flat (llana) or by the sea (del mar). A well-preserved medieval jewel, with cobbled streets and balconies with flowers everywhere mixed with stone buildings. Very pleasant for summer holidays in Northern Spain. Altamira cave is found in this municipality.
Guided Bike Tours that Visit Santillana Del Mar: Coastal Camino, Vuelta Climbs
Self Guided Bike Tours that Visit Santillana Del Mar: Spain’s Green Coast

TRY A VUELTA LEGEND? – COVADONGA LAKES

Covadonga Lakes are two small lakes (Enol and Ercina) located in the Picos de Europa National Park. Travel to Cangas de Onis from where you can access to the lakes and visit the great basilica of Covadonga.
Guided Bike Tours that Visit Cathedral Beach:Famous Vuelta Climbs of North Spain

 

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