8 Days Tour Sierra Nevada
From: € 980
6 hours (Approx.)
Hotel Pick & Drop
Offered in: English
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Details & Itinerary
This is an 8-day road cycling tour covering 511 kms and 12,666 mts of climbing. You will be collected at a predetermined location in Malaga and will be transported back to the same location at the end of the tour. This tour includes hotel accommodation along the way with breakfast and dinner. All the riders will be followed by a support van with plenty of fruit, gels, and water. Recommended gear ratio is compact with 11/28 evolution.
Optional Ride: to Montefrio – the Leg Loosening Ride
Length: 51 km max
Hills: up 46.23%, down 47.11%, flat 6.65%
Ride: Los Olivos CTTC to Rute
Length: 83 km
Hills: up 41.23%, down 51.52%, flat 7.25%
Ride: Rute to Olvera
Length: 116 km
Hills: up 43.24%, down 45.48%, flat 11.27%
Breakfast at 07:30 AM and off we go at 09:00 AM. This is a particularly beautiful ride with a lunch break in Zahara de la Sierra before climbing the famous “Puerto de las Palomas”. From here we will descend over Puerto del Boyar to finish our day at our chosen hotel in El Bosque where we will dine and spend the night.
Ride: Olvera to El Bosque
Length: 61 km
Hills: up 41.53%, down 54.2%, flat 4.27%
Ride: El Bosque to El Burgo
Length: 95 km
Hills: up 50.62%, down 43.6%, flat 5.78%
This ride takes us North-East, East and South. It is a beautiful ride finishing at Jardin Botanico de Malaga. Riders will be picked up by our van at this point and taken to the hohotel where we will dine and spend the night.
Ride: El Burgo to Jardin Botanico de Malaga
Length: 91 km
Hills: up 42.69%, down 50.79%, flat 6.52%
We set off after breakfast for our final ride ending at Alhaurin El Grande. We’ll spend the night there, enjoy dinner and pack our bikes.
Ride: Jardin Botanico to Al Haurin El Grande
Length: 65 km
Hills: up 46.4%, down 45.01%, flat 8.59%
You have done 12,666 mts of climbing in 511 kms of riding – CONGRATULATIONS!
Price per person sharing a hotel room is € 980 inclusive of VAT – booking deposit is € 250. Full payment to be made 60 days before arrival. Full refunds upon cancellation 50 days before tour start date.
Accommodation, breakfast, pack-lunch and dinner, support data (GPS information) and maps, support crew with basic spare parts.
Flights, bike, personal travel insurance, shoes, helmet, clothing.
Things to Note
There are many good bike shops in the area that can supply spare parts, however, we suggest that you bring with you any spare part you think is special to your bike and that may prove difficult to obtain quickly in any standard bike shop.
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