Murcia is an undiscovered gem for cyclists of all abilities, from the leisurely flats around the Mar Menor (huge salt water lagoon), to steady the climbs in the Sierra Carrascoy, such as the Cresta del Gallo, El Garruchal and Cabeza de la Plata. And a must for all climbers is the Vuelta de Espana tour proven terrain of the Sierra Espuna with 1450m climb taking you through the national park from Totana to Alhama de Murcia.
The Region of Murcia has definitely got routes for everyone, and what’s more, the weather boasts 320 days of sunshine per year, with fantastic all year round temperatures. The roads are quiet and in very good condition, but best of all the drivers are courteous and friendly towards cyclists!
To discover some of the best cycling routes the Region of Murcia has to offer take a look at our Strava “Murcia Bike Hire Ciclismo” or visit www.wikiloc.com
You can either register as a user or login with our details
Username :murcia bike
Search the town where you are staying (or one close by or where you fancy riding) and routes will appear with maps and GPX files for download. Make sure you de-select all activities and then select cycling (column on left of screen).
All in all we think Murcia is a fantastic cycling destination and we’re sure you’ll agree!