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Southern Spain - Andalucia - Cape to Cape Traverse - Guided Road Cycling Holiday

Holiday Highlights

  • Taking a dip in the clear blue seas of the Mediterranean off Cabo de Gata
  • Imagining ourselves as Wild West bandoleros in the ‘badlands’ of the Tabernas desert
  • Checking out tiny white mountain villages of the Alpujarras as you ride
  • Tackling the Puerto de los Vientos to reach the stunning views of Ronda below
  • The amazing descent from Grazalema to Cape Trafalgar
  • Sampling tasty tapas and sunset sangrias

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Day Description Distance Ascent Meals
1 Arrival: Almeria Airport Non Riding Day    
2 Las Negras to Alhama de Almeria 68 Miles / 110 Kms Approx. 1,650 Metres Approx. B L  
3 Alhama de Almeria to Pampaniera 70 Miles / 112 Kms Approx. 2,600 Metres Approx. B L  
4 Pampaneira to Alhama de Granada 77 Miles / 124 Kms Approx. 2,250 Metres Approx. B L  
5 Alhama de Granada to El Chorro 68 Miles / 110 Kms Approx. 1,550 Metres Approx. B L  
6 El Chorro to Grazalema 65 Miles / 104 Kms Approx. 2,195 Metres Approx. B L  
7 Grazalema to Cape Trafalgar 77 Miles / 124 Kms Approx. 1,200 Metres Approx. B L  
8 Departure: Gibraltar Airport Non Riding Day   B  

Key: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

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Holiday Information

This superb road cycling tour traverses east to west through the stunning mountain ranges of the Spanish region of Andalucia.
Following the arc of the Mediterranean, our cycling route begins on the beautiful volcanic coastline of the Cabo de Gata. Leaving the clear waters of the Mediterranean and sweeping golden sands behind us we head into the mountains of Andalucía. We’ll ride through the dramatic, inhospitable ‘badlands’ of the Tabernas desert, once the favoured backdrop of western films, before we climb onto the slopes of the Sierra Nevada, the highest mountain range in southern Spain. 
Challenging climbs and exhilarating descents connect traditional Andalucían villages where it seems that time has been standing still for centuries. From here we head into the Sierra Tejeda and the El Torcal Nature reserve, famous for its extraordinary rock formations.
Midpoint of the tour and we reach the towering walls of the El Chorro Gorge, the Puerto de los Vientos, from where we can look down on the beautiful town of Ronda and its surrounding sierras.
Picking our way through the region’s beautiful limestone peaks we’re privileged to spend the night in Grazalema, one of Andalcuia’s famed 'pueblos blancos' nestling beneath towering rocks. At over 800m above sea level Grazalema offers us a fantastic finale as we descend into vast cork clad hills and down to the pristine sands at the historical Cape Trafalgar.
This is Andalucia at its very best and whilst a challenging journey of nearly 700km it takes in the most beautiful scenery that southern Spain has to offer.

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Holiday Summary

Duration:
8 days
Prices From:
£1,395
Estimated flight price
£150

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Bike Hire:
£185.00
Bike Hire:
£185.00
Single Room:
£185.00
Single Room:
£185.00
Insurance - Europe 10 Day:
£47.00
Insurance - Europe 10 Day:
£47.00

Holiday Details

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7 nights hotel/guesthouses

6 days riding

Breakfast and lunch

Guided with vehicle support

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Last Updated: 05/01/2017