Choose your perfect cycling holiday

When would you like to go?

What Type of Holiday

Leisure Cycling Help
Mountain Biking Help
Road Cycling Help
Family Cycling Help
Cycling Adventures Help
Guided Help
Self Guided Help
Bike & Boat Help
Supported Help

Destinations

Show Advanced Options Clear

My AccountLog In

Facebook Twitter Flickr Pinterest Youtube Instagram Cycle Hub


Southern Spain - Sierra Nevada and Granada - Guided Road Cycling Holiday

Give us a call on:
+44 (0)191 2651110
Drop us an email on:

Holiday Highlights

  • Checking out the white mountain villages of the Alpujarras
  • A night in a luxurious cave house in Guadix
  • The Sierra Nevada Challenge – riding to the roof of Spain!
  • The classic Vuelta ride through the Sierra de Pandera
  • Tasty tapas and sunset sangrias
  • The descent to Granada and its amazing Alhambra Palace

View Holiday Schedule

This tour is one of our most popular road cycling holidays in Spain and it's easy to see why! It is a challenging ride for sure but we do get to explore Andalucia, Spain’s most diverse and culturally exotic region. Moorish architecture, flamenco clubs, tapas bars and golden beaches have been seducing travellers for many years and we're going to find out why on our bikes.
A great swathe of the south eastern quarter of the region is dominated by the imposing mountain range of the Sierra Nevada. The mountain roads within the sierra are perfect for road cycling and they make frequent appearances in the Vuelta a España. Drier and more rugged than the mountains of France and Italy but no less beautiful and by no means less challenging, the Sierra Nevada and Granada has all the key ingredients for a classic road cycling tour.
The tour begins in Lanjaron, a short transfer from Malaga, and we will spend the next couple of days exploring the Alpujarras as we make our way to Trevelez, the highest village in Spain. Moving on we’ll ride to Guadix via Puerto de la Ragua, a challenging Category 1 climb and a frequent feature of the Vuelta and the Ruta Ciclista del Sol.
Continuing around the Sierra we cycle through the Spanish ‘badlands’ and the dramatic pine clad Sierra de Huetor with grand views of the main peak and the challenges to come.
The final major challenge of the week follows as we take on the 30km climb to the Sierra Nevada Ski Station. The road over the Veleta Pass is only suitable for mountain bikes so when the road turns to dirt we’ll about turn and descend to the stunningly beautiful city of Granada to enjoy some of the best tapas in the world.
Sadly we are nearly at the end of our holiday but we end the tour is style. Our final day on the bikes takes on a fantastic 1,200m descent to the Mediterranean for our celebratory final meal!

For more information download our trip notes

Give us a call on:
+44 (0)191 2651110
Drop us an email on:
Departure Dates: Prices From:

£1,095 p.p.

Ask about our private departures and group bookings
Grade Help
0 1 2 3 4 5

Holiday Summary

Duration:
7 days
Prices From:
£1,095
Estimated flight price
£150

Optional

Bike HIre
£180
Single Room:
£150
Single Room:
£150
Insurance - Europe 10 Day:
£44
Insurance - Europe 10 Day:
£44

Holiday Details

Place to place

6 nights traditional hotels and inns

5 days cycling

Breakfast and lunch

Guided and vehicle support

Airport transfers

Luggage transfers

Customer Photos

VIEW ON FLICKR

You may also like...

France - Provence - Le Ventoux a Velo - Guided Road Cycling Holiday Image France - Provence - Le Ventoux a Velo - Guided Road Cycling Holiday

A beautiful road cycling holiday in France, in one of the most popular and most visited regions - Pr...

Northern Spain  - Vuelta Classics - Guided Road Cycling Holiday Image Northern Spain - Vuelta Classics - Guided Road Cycling Holiday

Skedaddle's first ever road cycling tour took place in Northern Spain. It's been a few years since b...

Italy - Tuscany Tourer - Guided Road Cycling Holiday Image Italy - Tuscany Tourer - Guided Road Cycling Holiday

An easy paced road cycling holiday in Italy that explores one of the country's premier cycling locat...

Sardinia - Sardinian Mountains - Guided Road Cycling Holiday Image Sardinia - Sardinian Mountains - Guided Road Cycling Holiday

Our road cycling holidays in Italy have never been more popular and this Sardinian Mountains trip is...

Skedaddle News, Views and Holiday Stories

Trip Perspective: Nigel takes on Del Norte al Sur

DELNORTE (14)Skedaddle regulars Nigel and Jane Rees have well and truly caught the iconic journey bug, after taking on our epic St Malo to Nice holiday, as well as Spanish equivalent , Del Norte al Sur. Having packed their bags and with with tapas and sunset sangrias in mind, here’s how they got on during their latest iconic ... 

Last Updated: 23/09/2016

      Copyright © Saddle Skedaddle Ltd. All rights reserved.

Website Development by Root Solutions
We use cookies on our website to make sure we can give you the best experience while browsing. If you are happy with this, please continue to use this site as normal or learn more. Hide this message