Discover Andorra on your bicycle! Being in contact with the ground is the most real and direct way to discover new places. Andorra is most definitely cycling territory and a Cycling Friendly destination like no other for endless enjoyment on two wheels.
Cycle touring in Andorra
Discovering new natural landscapes on your bike is an experience that leaves permanent memories. Andorra offers routes over mountain passes that are now enshrined in the history of the Tour de France and Vuelta a España, the incredible thrill of which you can feel first-hand.
The Principality, which is set in the heart of the Pyrenees, is ideal for both lovers of road cycling and mountain biking.
Mountain biking in Andorra
Andorra also has a broad and varied range of mountain biking circuits and routes and for very good reason has hosted different UCI MTB World Cup events. Don’t worry though because there are routes for all levels, ranging from a fantastic ride out with the family to “suffering” the most gruelling climbs with your friends. You can make dizzying descents on one of the world cup circuits of the Bikepark at Vallnord-Pal Arinsal.
If that is not enough, Andorra provides a wide variety of tourist accommodation with specific services for cyclists so you can enjoy your favourite sport in complete comfort. There are also wellness centres with a broad range of relaxation and personal wellness treatments.
Many professional cyclists live and train in Andorra for good reason, and the world’s top professional teams also visit to fine tune their preparation in “cycling territory” prior to the major races on the international calendar.
What are you waiting for? Make Andorra your “Cycling Territory”
Categories: Road cycling, MTB, DH.
Climate: Continental with Mediterranean influences and low humidity. Temperatures may fluctuate between 15°C and 30°C in summer with variations during the day depending on the terrain. Below freezing in winter from -7°C to slightly over +5°C.
When to travel there: Andorra is a particularly recommendable cycle touring destination from the middle of spring onwards, as well as in summer and autumn. There is also a growing number of cycling enthusiasts who are defying the cold in winter (snow permitting).
Recommended accommodation: Consult our exclusive selection of accommodation recommended by Cycling Friendly.
Recommended routes: Canillo – Coll d’Ordino (cycle touring) / St. Julià – La Rabassa (cycle touring) / Vuelta al Cubil (Canillo, MTB) / Coll de la Botella (La Massana, MTB) / Naturland – Pic Negre (St Julìa, MTB).
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Top mountain passes: Coll de la Gallina / Cortals de Encamp / Collada de Beixalís / Coma de Arcalís / Port de la Rabassa / Coll de Ordino.
Events: AMF Andorra MTB Classic / MTB World Cup / Volta als Ports d'Andorra / La Purito / Naturland Enduro Race
Bike Parks: Vallnord Bike Park / Naturland Bike Center
Recommended bikes: Wide selection of rental bikes for your cycling getaway in Andorra.
Recommended Accommodations: Exclusive selection of Cycling Friendly accommodations.