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Cycling in Almuñécar

Discover the wonders of cycling tourism in Almuñécar: routes and tips for an unforgettable adventure.

Popular plans you can do by bike in Almuñécar

Almuñécar, Cycling Friendly municipality located in the province of Granada (in the Autonomous Community of Andalusia) and tourist capital of the Costa Tropical. Ready to scroll without getting off the bike?

Explore Almuñécar on two wheels: the perfect destination for your next cycling getaway

Almuñécar, your next Cycling Friendly destination, is located a few kilometers from the cities of Granada and Malaga and surrounded by the Sierra de la Almijara, with a unique microclimate, which justifies its name of tropical coast.

Asturias: tu guía cicloturista definitiva

Descubre una diversa gama de rutas ciclistas en Asturias, desde ciclismo de carretera hasta gravel, ciclismo de montaña y más. Sumérgete en los impresionantes paisajes, los pintorescos caminos costeros y las emocionantes aventuras todoterreno que te esperan en esta cautivadora región.

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Download the map with the best routes

Hazte ya con un mapa con el trazado de las mejores rutas que puedes hacer en Asturias.

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Cyclist-friendly accommodations in Almuñécar

Discover unforgettable routes in Almuñécar

In a privileged location for cycling, between Almuñécar and Nerja, we find the natural park of Maro and Cerro Gordo.

In the north of the beautiful millennial city of Almuñecar, you can climb the Peña Escrita (at an altitude of 1,200 m) or enjoy the sea breeze of the Mediterranean in the south along the Costa Tropical.

Without leaving the province of Granada, you can experience numerous cycling routes or other Cycling Friendly communities such as Salobreña or the beautiful city of Nerja in Malaga.

Unleash your passion for cycling: Explore the best events in Almuñécar with Cycling Friendly

Don’t hesitate and get ready to conquer some of the most important cycling challenges in Almuñécar!

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What to see in Almuñécar?

Enjoy the rich historical heritage of this ancient city. Almuñecar, cradle of different civilizations (Phoenician, Roman, Arab and Christian) that have left a unique historical legacy like the Castle of San Miguel, the Castle of La Herradura or the Roman aqueduct.

This extraordinary city also offers beaches with crystal clear waters along its 19 km of coastline and an exceptional climate to take a bath at the end of your trip.

Castillo de San Miguel

This Arab fortress occupies the space that was previously used by Phoenicians and Romans.

Aqueduct

The Romans wanted to leave for posterity a demonstration of their expertise in engineering works.

San Cristobal Beach

Relax on the beautiful sandy beaches of San Cristobal, enjoy the clear waters, and soak up the sun.

Old Town

Explore the charming narrow streets of the old town, visit the San Miguel Castle, and admire the stunning views from its vantage point.

Frequently Asked Questions for cyclists looking to explore Asturias

Almuñécar offers a combination of scenic coastal routes, challenging mountain climbs, and pleasant weather, making it a perfect destination for cycling tourism.

Yes, Almuñécar has a network of cycling routes and trails that cater to different skill levels and preferences, providing cyclists with varied options for exploration.

Popular cycling routes in Almuñécar include the coastal route along Playa Velilla, the climb to the historic Castillo de San Miguel, and the scenic route to the charming town of La Herradura.

Yes, there are bike rental shops in Almuñécar where visitors can rent bicycles suitable for different types of cycling, including road biking and mountain biking.

The best time to go cycling in Almuñécar is during the spring and autumn seasons when the weather is pleasant and temperatures are mild, making it comfortable for outdoor activities.

Yes, there are Cycling Friendly accommodations in Almuñécar that offer amenities such as secure bike storage, repair facilities, and access to cycling routes and trails.

Cyclists in Almuñécar can visit attractions such as the Roman Aqueduct, the Bonsai Garden, the San Miguel Castle, and the Old Town area, which offer cultural and historical experiences.

Yes, there are guided cycling tours available in Almuñécar, allowing cyclists to explore the area with experienced guides who can provide insights into the local culture and history.

Cyclists in Almuñécar should wear proper safety gear, follow traffic rules, be aware of road conditions, stay hydrated, and consider using reflective gear or lights when cycling during low-light conditions.

The most prominent mountain passes in Almuñecar are:

  1. Puerto de la Cabra (Cabra Pass): This challenging mountain pass offers stunning views and a steep ascent, making it a favorite among experienced cyclists.

  2. Puerto de la Mora (Mora Pass): Known for its picturesque surroundings, this mountain pass provides a challenging climb and rewards cyclists with breathtaking vistas of the surrounding landscapes.

  3. Puerto de la Herradura (Herradura Pass): Located near the coastal town of La Herradura, this mountain pass offers a combination of coastal views and mountainous terrain, creating an exhilarating cycling experience.

  4. Puerto de las Palomas (Palomas Pass): Situated in the Sierra de Almijara mountain range, this mountain pass features a mix of gentle slopes and steep sections, providing a diverse and thrilling cycling route.

  5. Puerto del Lucero (Lucero Pass): Offering panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea and the Alpujarra region, this mountain pass presents a challenging climb with rewarding scenery along the way.

These mountain passes in Almuñecar provide cyclists with a range of difficulty levels and stunning natural landscapes, making them ideal destinations for those seeking memorable cycling adventures.

Rutas Eurovelo en la Región de Murcia

Embárcate en un cautivador viaje por las rutas EuroVelo de la Región de Murcia, donde impresionantes paisajes, rico patrimonio cultural y diversos terrenos se fusionan para crear una experiencia ciclista sin igual.

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