Costa Blanca is one of the treasured Spanish cycling destinations from all over Europe. Every year more and more cycling enthusiasts hit the roads, challenge the climbs or get lost on the mountain trails. Altea, Benidorm, Calpe, El Campello… there are countless municipalities where you will breathe the pure passion of cycling, with a hotel industry specializing in sports and cycling tourism that is growing year by year.
Still have doubts about where you want to spend your next cycling holiday? The Costa Blanca should definitely be in your top 3 choices.
Cycling in Costa Blanca
The Costa Blanca is one of the most complete and complex areas of the Spanish orography. Surrounded by Natural Parks, sea and mountain scenery with dreamy viewpoints and somewhat dizzying slopes, the Costa Blanca offers a range of possibilities for cycling tourism.
Road cycling lovers will find paved routes in very good condition, perfect for riding, and tremendously entertaining. All cyclist profiles fit: lovers of great climbs, those who like to add kilometres, those who want to mix ascents and descents in less demanding climbs, those who want to break all records, those who are preparing their competition season…everyone finds their perfect spot on the Costa Blanca.
If you are looking for pure MTB, the Costa Blanca has a wide range of trails and Natural Parks where you can cycle and enjoy the nature of the Valencian Community. There are also several routes Vías Verdes (Greenways), perfect for enjoying MTB or Gravel cycling, even as a family with little ones.
Why Costa Blanca as cycling destination?
Modality: Road, MTB, Gravel… the Costa Blanca is a paradise for the main cycling modes.
Climate: The Costa Blanca region enjoys a pleasant climate all year round, with around 300 days of sunshine per year and little rainfall.
When to travel: If you want to have a cycling holiday and enjoy the best time to cycle along the Costa Blanca, we recommend doing it between spring and autumn, when the weather is more pleasant. Winter is also a pleasant time, and between December and January many cycling teams prepare in the region.
Recommended Routes: Altea – Alto de Aitana / Altea – Coll de Rates / Benidorm – Sierra de Bernia / Calpe – Cumbre del Sol / El Campello – La Carrasqueta / El Campello – Tudons / Jávea – Parque Natural el Montgó
Recommended Accommodation: Check out our exclusive selection of recommended Cycling Friendly accommodation on the Costa Blanca alojamientos recomendados Cycling Friendly.
Recommended bicycles: Choose from a wide selection of rental bicycles ideal for your routes on the Costa Blanca bicicletas de alquiler ideales.