Summary

This five-stage tour will introduce you to the glory of al-Ándalus, from Granada to Siviglia by road bike.Before leaving on your adventure there will be time to visit the spectacular Alhambra Palace, the first UNESCO World Heritage Site which you encounter en route. Arriving in Córdoba, the cultural capital of Islamic Andalucía, you enter by the roman bridge, over the rio Guadalquivir, past the Islamic water mills at immediately come upon the great mosque in Córdoba which is rightly famed for its harmony and beauty and importance and is the second UNESCO site visited. Leaving Córdoba, there will time to visit Madinat Al-Zahra, the great palace complex of the first caliph of al-Ándalus. Now it is all south west into Sevilla.

Prenota Ora

Type of soil:
Mixed terrain paved roads and dirt roads

Clothing:
Technical equipment

How to get there:
Airport of Malaga

Included / not included:

Hospitality in BB double room
Help line
Bike garage and area for small repairs
Health and luggage insurance
Trip cancellation insurance for the worthy cause
Tour guide
Luggage transfer
Air ticket
Rental bike
Drinks
Tourist tax
Everything not listed under “price includes”

 

(For complete information and tour details, please check travel documents)

First day
Title : Arrive at Granada
Description : After the check in meeting in the evening welcome briefing, bike setting, gps and maps delivery.
Second day
Title : From Granada to Priego de Córdoba
Description : The first stage leaves Granada on secondary roads. As the valley of Granada recedes the course turns west towards the Parque Natural Sierras Subbeticas. Turning north following the course of the rio Salado the eastern edge of the parque natural to Priego de Córdoba, where we'll spend the night.
KM Stage : 90
Difference : 1917
Third day
Title : From Priego de Córdoba to Baena
Description : We have elected a very indirect way of getting to Baena, but it will be a lot more fun! Once again following the edges of the parque natural, the road takes you Zuheros, a very small town built on the side of a mountain with a castle overlooking it – the very romantic essence of a Spanish castle. The stage then follows the via verde de aciete, a traffic free cycle way, and then turning north and west back on yourself past the Cerro de Majadehonda, the day ends in Baena. Overnight stay.
KM Stage : 87
Difference : 1171
Fourth day
Title : From Baena to Córdoba
Description : This stage is direct, short and can be said to be down hill all the way. The Great Mosque, begun in 786 the mosque marks the glory of the Caliphate is the gem of Córdoba, but you must also see the many roman sites, the ancient synagogue, and the medieval and renaissance palacetes and building of this beautiful city. Overnight stay.
KM Stage : 62
Difference : 707
Fifth day
Title : From Córdoba to Costantina
Description : The longest and most intense stage of the tour takes west out of Córdoba, and then north-west into the hills of the Sierra Morena. However, first of all, just 7 km out of Córdoba you can take time to Visit the Palace Complex of the Madinet Al-Zahra, the third UNESCO site of the journey. Begun in 936 by the Califato de Córdoba, it is known as the Vesailles of the medieval world. Back on the road, you can now click into your pedals, sit back and get into a good cadence and really enjoy the next stage into the Sierra Morena. The day ends into the market town of Constantina, a handsome town with many bars and restaurants to be explored. Overnight stay.
KM Stage : 107
Difference : 1398
Sixth day
Title : From Costantina to Siviglia
Description : Downhill, all the way, freewheeling past the dehesas, rolling, winding roads through small towns, the hills behind you and the river valley before you arrive from the north into Sevilla and journey has come to an end. Overnight stay.
KM Stage : 85
Difference : 456
Seventh day
Title : Depature
Description : The holiday is over, but I suggest you a couple of days more to enjoy the beautiful city of Seville.

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Travel documents

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A few days before departure, only if you have paid the balance, you will receive by mail the final travel document with information and useful information.