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Cycling in Pilar de la Horadada

Discover the wonders of cycling tourism in Pilar de la Horadada: routes and tips for an unforgettable adventure.

Recommended cycling routes in Pilar de la Horadada

Enjoy your cycling holiday in the south of Alicante! Over 3,200 hours of sunshine per year, an average temperature of 18º and dreamy beaches, Pilar de la Horadada is a beautiful enclave in which to spend a few days to disconnect with the only company of your bike.

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In addition, you can visit the Roman remains, located at different places in the town of Pilar de la Horadada, and enjoy nature at its best.

Pilar de la Horadada is a town to be savored through the 5 senses, walks facing the sea to relieve stress, enjoy a good lunch or dinner to recover after a heavy cycling training and always under the tranquility that reigns in the region.

Cycling events in Pilar de la Horadada

25/06/2024 8:00 am
On June 17, 2023, the Iron Gravel will take place, the cycling championship in a cycling paradise. In Busot ...
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Gravel
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05/05/2025 8:00 am
Trixilxes 2023 Media Distancia triathlon will continue with the same circuits as in 2022 with 1.5 km of ...
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Triathlon
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19/10/2024 8:00 am
The famous InfinitriMan in Castellón (Comunidad Valenciana) is scheduled in October 2023, a competitive ...
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Triathlon
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880.00 €
16/04/2025 8:00 am
The V edition of ALE Cycling Gandía by SLT will take place on april 16, 2023, with departure and ...
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Road
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02/06/2025 8:00 am
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Aitana Tour cycling event to the Costa Blanca is scheduled on June 4, 2023. Home to the cycling sports event in its ...
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Road
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What to see in Pilar de la Horadada

Nuestra Señora del Pilar Church

The church of Ntra Sra. del Pilar was erected in 1752 on top of an old hermitage from the 17th century that was demolished due to its burdensome state and it was venerated to Ntra. Sra. del Pilar and Sagrado Corazón de Jesús.

Milpalmeras Beach

It is one of the most frequented because it has a large number of services available to bathers, such as a children's leisure area, rental of small recreational boats and sunbeds, as well as being very close to the commercial area of ​​this urbanization.

Roman Quarries

Pilar de la Horadada, possibly known at that time as the "Thiar mansion", was a place of rest and commercial exchange, located at the foot of the Vía Augusta, one of the oldest in Hispania and previously known as Vía Haráclea.

Torre Vigía

Throughout history these lands suffered numerous attacks by pirates who disembarked on the coast and made their incursions and looting in the interior. The coastal towers were raised precisely to warn of the presence of their ships, communicating with each other through fires and other signals.

Frequently asked questions for cyclists who want to get to know Pilar de la Horadada

Pilar de la Horadada, located on the Costa Blanca in Spain, offers a cyclist’s paradise with its diverse terrain, stunning coastal views, and well-maintained cycling routes. The town’s favorable Mediterranean climate makes it an ideal year-round destination for cycling enthusiasts.

Pilar de la Horadada is situated in the province of Alicante, within the Valencian Community of Spain. The nearest major airport is Alicante-Elche Airport (ALC), which is approximately a 50-minute drive from the town. Visitors can reach Pilar de la Horadada via car, bus, or taxi from the airport.

Cycling enthusiasts can enjoy a variety of routes in Pilar de la Horadada. The “Coastal Loop” offers breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea, passing through charming coastal villages. The “Sierra Escalona” route ventures inland, providing a scenic journey through rural landscapes and rolling hills.

Cyclists looking for a challenge can tackle the iconic climb of “La Escalona Pass.” This demanding ascent offers stunning panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and is a favorite among experienced riders seeking a rewarding workout.

Absolutely! Pilar de la Horadada caters to cyclists of all levels. Beginners can enjoy leisurely rides along the flat coastal paths, while more experienced riders can test their skills on hilly terrain and challenging climbs.

Yes, several bike rental shops are available in Pilar de la Horadada, offering a range of bike types suitable for different riding preferences. Visitors can rent road bikes, mountain bikes, or e-bikes to explore the area.

Pilar de la Horadada hosts various cycling events and tours throughout the year. These events provide an opportunity to connect with fellow cyclists, explore new routes, and experience the local cycling culture.

Aside from cycling, visitors can explore Pilar de la Horadada’s beautiful beaches, historic sites, and vibrant local markets. The Torre de la Horadada watchtower and the charming Old Town are worth a visit to immerse in the town’s rich history.