If you want to enjoy some winter training in the sunshine with like minded riders, this is the perfect trip for you. This week is aimed at regular club riders and is ridden at about 22-27kmph average speed. You can ride all 7 days or pick and choose the days you want to join. If you want to join a similar road riding week but at a slightly slower pace, please see our Intermediate Week or make an enquiry.
DAY 1Los Gigantes Valley (Monday)
Your first ride in Tenerife starts with a descent towards the Los Gigantes Valley before a climb from Tamaimo to Arguayo which offers a steady pace and gradient. Later, you will cycle through Ter...Show Morera Negra, a region filled with black volcanic rocks, the product of multiple volcanic eruptions. The journey back is gentle.
Today's cycling is approximately 58km at 22-27km/h with an altitude of 1100m.
DAY 2Teide West (Tuesday)
Today you will cycle to the colossus that is Mount Teide, where on a clear day you will have views of other Canary Islands. The ride starts at the view point of Los Paleos, located at 1450m. You ...Show Morewill then complete an epic 25km ascent with an average gradient of 4-7%. Once you have reached El Retamar, you will be at today's peak altitude - 2,100m before cycling 35km downhill. On this ride you will pass some of the most volcanic scenery Tenerife has to offer.
Today's cycling is approximately 58km, at 22-27km/h with an altitude of 2100m.
DAY 3Carretera Vieja (Wednesday)
This ride along the coast is ideal as an introductory test or recuperation ride. You will take a 40 minute transfer to Guimar valley where the ride will begin. The TF-28 was the first road connec...Show Moreting Santa Cruz de Tenerife to the southern part of the island but is now a popular training route for professionals due to its hills. We will cycle steadily at an altitude of between 400 - 900m through small, local villages with a stunning coastal ride ending this spectacular route.
Today's cycling is approximately 72km at 22-27km/h with an altitude of 1220m.
DAY 4Masca Ridge (Thursday)
Today is a tough ride. The climb out of the Masca Valley is one of the most challenging on the island due to the severity of its gradient and its length (4 km, average 11%, some parts are between...Show More 15% and 20%).
Today's cycling is approximately 93km at 22-27km/h with an altitude of 2000m.
DAY 5Teide South (Friday)
Today you'll experience spectacular landscapes including the crater of Mount Teide. The ride is a shortened version of the climb towards Mount Teide, the pefect taste and ideal for seeing whether...Show More you can hack the longer version! Starting at Granadilla you will undertake a continous 18km climb, from 700m to 1800m altitude. This will make you appreciate the decent back!
Today's cycling is approximately 53km at 22-27km/h with an altitude of 1250m.
DAY 6Costa Adeje (Saturday)
Today is a nice cycle to and from Costs Adeje. A fast rolling hill section takes us to the charming port of Playa San Juan. The climb from Playa San Juan towards Guia de Isora is a 9 km climb. Th...Show Moreis climb is used by a lot of pros to prepare themselves for the season. You will see the typical Canarian banana farms along the rough West coast.
Today's cycling is approximately 55km at 23-27km/h with an altitude of 1170m.
DAY 7Departure Day (Sunday)
Today we will take you back to the airport for your return flight home.
The island of eternal Spring is a Mecca for cycling enthusiasts looking to soak up some winter sunshine. The volcanic island offers some spectacular views across the glistening Atlantic, especially from Mount Teide.
Winters are extremely pleasant and even the hot summer months aren’t quite as hot as mainland Spain. Mount Teide influences Tenerife’s climate with the north being cooler and wetter than the south, but in reality, you’re likely to be basking in sunshine on a cycling holiday to Tenerife.
We have rides every day with like minded people based on the itinerary above. You can however choose to just join some of the rides so if you prefer not to ride every day, or prefer to self guide some days to keep the costs lower, we can organise that for you. You are also free to join up with the trip on any day you wish and for as long as you want.
We consider travel insurance to be essential. Accordingly, it is a condition of making a booking through us that you have suitable insurance cover for the booking you have made and any activities which you expect to take part in. This insurance as a minimum should cover cancellation, baggage loss, accidents and health issues while you are away. We also recommend that you take your policy details with you when you travel. Please ask our cycling experience team if you would like us to arrange travel insurance for you.