6 Nights - Hotel B&B - Bike Hire - Transfers - From €580 per person **
For our “Murcian Carbon Road Coast and Climbs Tour” you’ll explore the region and staying in a fantastic selection of cyclist friendly hotels where you can all unwind after your daily ride exploring the region of Murcia. Our exclusive offer is valid for travel in January to April, & September, October and November 2021 when the weather here is warm and sunny, whilst the rest of Europe is colder, wetter or snow covered. With thousands of kilometres of quiet roads and great routes, cyclists of all abilities can have an incredible cycling holiday here in the Murcia, Spain.
NOTE: All prices are based on a minimum of 2 people sharing**
Murcian Carbon Road Coast and Climbs Tour - Itinerary
- Cervelo S or R Series Upgrade*
- Sports Massage (30mins) *
- SIS Sports Nutrition *
- Pedals and helmets for hire*
- Drinks bottles*
- Garmin Hire*
- Additional nights available*
Arrival with optional ride
Arriving at Alicante or Murcia International airport where we will be waiting to take you to your hotel by private transfer.
On your arrival we will begin by setting up your carbon road bike in preparation for the “Murcian Carbon Road Coast and Climbs” tour. On completion of the bike setup you have the option to relax and explore your new surrounding on foot or maybe take the opportunity to jump on your bike. We have optional route if you feel like heading out and exploring the area, whilst checking your bike and make any final adjustments.
Collado de los Ginovinos & Embalse de la Pedrera
Today we venture onto a Vuelta de Murcia route, riding out of Los Alcazares and head out into the agricultural area through the orange groves to Collado de los Ginovinos & Embalse de la Pedrera.
Before you head back to the hotel it’s always great to finish a ride at a local chiringuito for a well earned cerveza or two!
Cartagena, Alto de el Cedacero and Puerto de Mazarrón
Having enjoyed you first evening in Los Alcazares, its time to get those legs spinning to the beautiful port of Cartagena and its roman heritage. From here we take a route used in the Vuelta a Espana 2018 Day 6 towards Puerto de Mazarrón known as Alto de El Cedacero.
This route also gives the opportunity to enjoy a local tapas lunch and visit the Torre de Santa Elena in the La Azohia bay, before finally making your way to Puerto de Mazarrón.
Ride from Puerto de Mazarrón, Aguilas and Totana
Today our ride takes us further down the mediterranean coast from Puerto de Mazarrón via Calabardina and Aguilas before heading inland toward the Sierra Espuña. As in previous days we venture onto roads that have been used in the Vuelta a España.
The opportunity to enjoy a local tapas lunch and take in the stunning scenery, whilst comparing the coastline with the mountain backdrops of Lorca and Totana.
Sierra Espuña National Park
The only way is up today as we enter the Sierra Espuña National Park to climb the Collado Bermejo. Taking in the opportunities to stop at the viewing points is optional as we work our way to the 1530m summit.
Look out for local legends such as Alejandro Valverde and Luis Leon Sanchez who use this route for training.
Totana, Cresta del Gallo and Murcia
On the last day our final ride will take us over to Murcia, where we will head for the Vuelta de Murcia famed Cresta del Gallo climb with fantastic view across the city of Murcia and beyond.
Again we will be on the lookout for local legend Alejandro Valverde who is known to use this route for training.
Take a look at the pictures, and if you fancy taking “Murcian Carbon Road Coast and Climbs Tour“ with us or are planning a tailored cycling holiday then we’d love to hear from you and help with the planning of your next cycling holiday experience!
You will want to know that your bike is in great condition and that you won’t have any mechanical problems during your holiday. We keep all of our bikes extremely well serviced and maintained, but in the very unlikely event you have a mechanical issue we are here to help. Our emergency service number will be issued to you for a representative to come out and replace or repair your bike (not including basic maintenance such as slipped chains or punctures).