DAY 1: All riders will be picked up at Malaga airport between 13:00 and 17:00 hours – a guide will be at the arrivals lobby with a sign. You will be transported with your bike to Los Olivos Cycling & Triathlon Training Camp to settle into your room, put your bike together or have it done in a shop in town for €17. Since the sun sets on average at around 9 PM from May to September, there is the option to go on a warmup ride of 36 to 50 kilometers; this is a popular option and will allow you to loosen your legs after sitting on a plane or in a car for hours. There will be a briefing after dinner.
Optional Ride: to Montefrio – the Leg Loosening Ride
Length: 51 km max
Hills: up 46.23%, down 47.11%, flat 6.65%
Day 2 - 1st Ride
Breakfast is at 07:30 AM and you should be ready to be on your bike at 09:00 AM. We will ride through several villages including Montefrio, Algarinejo, and Iznajar, where lunch at Casa Juani is an excellent option. The end of the road today is at our chosen hotel in Rute where we will dine and spend the night.
Ride: Los Olivos CTTC to Rute
Length: 83 km
Hills: up 41.23%, down 51.52%, flat 7.25%
Day 3 - 2nd Ride
Breakfast at 07:30 AM before our second tour ride at 09:00 AM. We will now be heading in the direction of Olvera always along secondary roads with many villages along the way for a lunch stop. We finish our day at our chosen hotel in Olvera where we will dine and spend the night.
Ride: Rute to Olvera
Length: 116 km
Hills: up 43.24%, down 45.48%, flat 11.27%
Day 4 - 3rd Ride
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%
Day 5 - 4th Ride
Breakfast at 07:30 AM and we start our ride at 09:00 AM. We will climb the famous “Puerto del Boyar”, pass through Grazalema, Montecorto and have a lunch break at Setenil de las Bodegas. Our ride will end in El Burgo where we will dine and spend the night.
Ride: El Bosque to El Burgo
Length: 95 km
Hills: up 50.62%, down 43.6%, flat 5.78%
Day 6 - 5th Ride
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%
Day 7 - 6th & final Ride
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%
Day 8 - End of Tour
Final breakfast together in Al Ahurin El Grande before returning back to Malaga airport for your departure.
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 10 days before arrival. No refunds upon cancellation after full payment has been made, however, if you are not able to come after having paid in full, don’t worry, your place will be saved for you for one year.
This is a fully supported tour; riders are followed by Tour Staff providing assitance, seasonal fruit and a water.
Breakfast and dinner, support data (GPS information) and maps and return transport to Malaga airport.
Cyclists must have medical and personal accident insurance that includes cover for sports activities – must include road cycling and/or mountain biking, and repatriation to home country.
Recommended gear ratio: compact or semi-compact with 11-28 cassette.
Flights, bike, lunch, personal travel insurance, shoes, helmet, clothing.
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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