Cycling Alicante Costa Blanca
Explore Alicante on this relaxing tour through undiscovered valleys of picturesque almond, olive and orange groves down to the Mediterranean Sea and the wonderful Costa Blanca. Begin your holiday in Biar before heading away from the usual tourist trail. Discover lost valleys and vineyards as you cycle the short, easy stages along country roads visiting charming Spanish towns and through the Mariola Natural Park. Finally take the coastal cycle path with its breath-taking views and head to the bustling seaside towns of Denia and Javea where you’ll enjoy two nights by the beach.
From £1260.00 P/P
From Alicante-Elche Airport, take a short transfer to the beautiful historic town of Biar where you’ll find your first hotel. Relax and cool off by the hotel pool before you begin your tour.
Collect your bike and head off along quiet country roads and the Xixarra bike path. This pleasant cycle takes you amongst vineyards and through the fields of olives, almonds and other fruit trees of the Vinalopó Valley. The undiscovered Arabic town of Bocairent, a historic hill-top village with houses carved from the rock, is today’s destination.
Your journey continues through the Sierra de Mariola Natural Park. After an initial climb you’ll find yourself enjoying a wonderful cycle through Mediterranean pine woodland rich in aromatic and medicinal plants. Your third night is spent in the typically Spanish town of Alcoy away from the usual tourist trail.
Today you’ll spend a delightful day cycling along the valley of the Serpis River as it heads downstream towards the coast. This, mostly downhill, cycle will spend some time travelling along the Serpis Limestone Canyon full of interesting aquatic and birdlife.
Leaving Villalonga you’ll take an easy ride through the pretty orange groves down to the coast. Spend some time at the beach and enjoy a dip in the sea before exploring the busy town of Denia where you’ll spend the night at a pretty seafront hotel.
The final stage of your tour takes you from Denia to Javea, another bustling seaside town. On the way you’ll cycle past the most important landmark between these towns: the Montgó Mountain. On reaching the charming and historic Javea enjoy a chilled drink by the pool at your fantastic beach-side hotel or spend the afternoon on the beach!
Today you will depart or you could extend your stay with an extra night or two by the beach!
The route for this easy to moderate cycle tour is predominantly flat or downhill with a few small ascents each day along mostly tarmacked roads. The average daily distance covered is 28km with an average climb of 206m.
Total distance cycled: 138 km
Starting point of the cycling holiday: Biar
Route Map (For guidance only):
Routes maybe subject to change or alteration. All route notes, maps and day-by-day information will be given to you upon arrival at the first hotel or at the welcome meeting. GPS/GPX Files are available for most of the cycling holidays we offer. Please ask us for details.
• 6 nights’ accommodation
• Standard Bike Hire
• 6 breakfasts.
• Luggage transfers between hotels
• Detailed maps with the trail clearly marked
• Itinerary description, full of recommendations for things to do and places to visit,
• advice and suggestions and information about your accommodation, etc.
• Emergency support.
• Activity insurance.
• Taxi Alicante Airport to Biar (1-4 persons)
• Taxi Javea to Alicante Airport
• Extra night(s) in Javea
• Half Board (6 dinners, not in Santiago)
• Extra night(s) in Astorga
• Extra night(s) in Santiago
• Upgraded Hotel in Santiago
We have put a calendar of events together that will provide you with some inspiration of what you can expect on your holiday, and when the best time to jet off is. Now’s your chance to travel further than you can by foot and be part of a memorable and exciting two-wheel journey with us.