Southern Spain - Roads of Ronda - Guided Road Cycling Holiday
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08 to 14 March - Book now to explore a beautiful city and a road cycling paradise, with miles of smooth surfaces and largely traffic free roads.
- Staying in the quintessentially Spanish town of Old Ronda
- Cycling through the rugged, ‘bandit country’ of the Sierra de las Nieves
- Climbing the 1,200m up ‘The Colossus’
- The seemingly never-ending descent down to the fine sands of Estepona
- Taking a refreshing post ride dip in the Med
- Tasty tapas and sunset sangrias
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|1||Arrival: Malaga Airport||Non Riding Day|
|2||Guadiaro Valley and the Serrania de Ronda Ridge||37 Miles / 59 Kms Approx||1,350 Metres Approx.||B L|
|3||Pass of the Doves and Grazalema||53 Miles / 86 Kms Approx.||1,650 Metres Approx.||B L|
|4||The Sierra of the Snows and the Genal Valley||34 Miles / 54 Kms Approx.||1,310 Metres Approx.||B L|
|5||Bandit Country and the Pass of the Wind||52 Miles / 84 Kms Approx.||1,720 Metres Approx.||B L|
|6||Ronda to the Mediterranean||49 Miles / 78 Kms Approx.||1,560 Metres Approx.||B L|
|7||Departure: Malaga Airport||Non Riding Day||B|
Meals: B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner | Please keep in mind the distances and ascent information provided are intended to be indicative and may vary from the actuals due to accommodation changes or when compared on different GPS devices and software
For more information download our trip notes
For more information download our trip notes
I can't thank you all enough...
I wanted to express my gratitude for your support and encouragement over the past week. Without it I don’t think I could have achieved as much as I did. The Guides unfailing cheerfulness and positivity fooled me into believing I could actually reach the top of those “ridiculous” climbs. Eventually I realised I was even enjoying myself (however grumpy I may have appeared)!
The guides love of the bike routes around Ronda and desire to share them with us was evident. I had a fantastic holiday, and our guides (Dan, Steve & Andy) were integral to that. I can’t thank you all enough.
Dan (our guide) was outstanding!
He is a really relaxed individual but had clearly worked hard and effectively to ensure we all had a great holiday. He was careful to ensure that each member of the group had a good time, irrespective of the varying levels of cycling ability, and succeeded extremely well. He is great company, very positive and this contributed to everybody having a fantastic holiday!
The holiday was wonderful from start to finish.
The organisation each day by Dan and Steve was very meticulous and well thought out and explained on easy to understand maps and graphs each morning. Must pay particular compliments to both Dan and Steve for making this all possible with their people and motivation skills, excellent knowledge of the area, and above all both easily approachable.
Breakfast was plentiful with lots of cereals, breads, cheese, jams and eggs with other energy foods needed for the rides. Lunch was provided by Steve which was a gastro delight after a slog through the mountains providing pasta, salads breads and other hot food slaved away on a stove. Dinner was also very good tasting the local cuisine and I liked the idea of being pampered at the farm house!
Overall package was excellent and would use Skedaddle again!
Dan and Steve were welcoming, friendly, enthusiatic, helpful & adjusted the schedule to circumstances.
Ronda is well suited to a centre based cycing holiday with beautiful national parks in most directions in easy reach, mainly quiet and generally well maintained roads.
The accomodation was very good – a comfortable, clean, large house with pool. The centre based holiday provides a little more time off the bike than a linear holiday, and the house with it’s veranda and living room with wood fire encouraged the group to socialise in the evening!
Couldn't really have asked for more!
Dan was an easy going guy who was very friendly to everyone. Gave a bit of encouragement and made sure people were ok in winds/rain/downhill etc. Dealt with comments/feedback in a very positive way. Changed the routes to suit us (including a decent length route to the smurf village and giving us a shorter day on the saturday so we could go and look around town).
Steve’s cooking just got better throughout the week and all lunches were really nice. On one particularly windy day he gave us roadside support by handing out bits of banana’s as we rode past (made me feel like a proper rider :-)) Both Steve and Dan were really accommodating with any requests, at times it was like being waited on hand and foot, getting blankets when we were cold and getting specific food we asked for!
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6 nights hotel
5 days riding
Breakfast and lunch
Guided with vehicle support
Scheduled group airport transfers
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