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Cycling in Nerja

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

Cycling Accommodations in Nerja

Recommended cycling routes in Nerja

The orography of the terrain and the wide diversity of landscapes steeped in history that await cyclists in Nerja allow us to offer up to ten cycle routes of different levels, combining road and mountains, so that visiting this beautiful town is an unforgettable experience.

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Did you know that Nerja is the coastal town of the Peninsula with the highest peak (Pico del Cielo) dominating the landscape with its 1,505 meters and a few kilometers from sea level?

Located 52 kilometers from Malaga and 100 kilometers from Granada, Nerja offers a wide range of leisure, cultural and sporting opportunities.

In its thirteen kilometers of coastline, we find beaches and coves with crystal clear waters! Ready to visit them by bike?

Cycling Friendly route for road bikes from Nerja to Arenas. The route has some difficulty, 75 km with 1,500 m of ...

Cycling events in Nerja

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A new edition of the IRONMAN 70.3 Marbella event for triathletes is scheduled on May 7 2023. The privileged ...

What to see in Nerja

Las Cuevas de Nerja

The Natural Cathedral of the Costa del Sol, it is a must-see that will leave speechless those who decide to discover this wonder of nature.

Balcón de Europa

Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful viewpoints in Spain, from where you can enjoy impressive views and breathe the sea breeze that surrounds it.

Historic Center

To end the day, nothing more than strolling the streets of the historic center of Nerja, which has retained the charm of a small fishing village with Mediterranean air.

Frequently asked questions for cyclists who want to get to know Nerja

Nerja is a picturesque town situated on the Costa del Sol in southern Spain. Its stunning coastal and mountainous landscapes, along with its pleasant climate, make it a sought-after destination for cyclists seeking diverse and scenic cycling experiences.

a) Coastal Ride: Enjoy breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea as you cycle along the coastal roads, passing through charming villages and coastal viewpoints.

b) Sierra de Almijara Challenge: Conquer the challenging ascent of Sierra de Almijara, a mountain range near Nerja, known for its steep gradients and rewarding panoramic vistas.

c) Frigiliana Loop: Pedal through the scenic route to the nearby village of Frigiliana, famous for its white-washed houses and narrow streets.

The climb to Sierra de Almijara is a legendary challenge that attracts cyclists looking to test their climbing abilities. The ascent rewards riders with breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes and the Mediterranean coastline.

The best times for cycling in Nerja are spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) when the weather is mild and ideal for outdoor activities.

a) Café Balcón de Europa: Located in the heart of Nerja, this café offers a perfect spot to relax and enjoy a cup of coffee with stunning views over the Mediterranean Sea.

b) Plaza Cavana Cafés: Explore the charming Plaza Cavana where you’ll find several cafés, providing a pleasant setting for cyclists to take a break.

Certainly, Nerja has bike rental and repair shops, ensuring cyclists have access to quality equipment and services for any maintenance needs.

Explore the famous Nerja Caves, relax on the beautiful beaches, or visit the Balcony of Europe for panoramic coastal views.