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Calpe Guided Cycling Holiday

Ride the Coll de Rates, enjoy great climbs and spend some time with like minded people. #Lovevelo #LoveCycling #Ridefurther


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Calpe, Spain
Dates & Duration
Saturday to Saturday, Feb-May & Sept-Dec
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Cycling Holidays in Calpe

What to Expect on This Trip

Calpe and the surrounding area have long been known as a cycling haven. Many professional cyclists call Calpe their home and plenty of pros come here to train. This trip is a chance to ride perfect cycling roads with like minded riders. There are 3 groups that will ride each day, covering different distances and riding at a different pace. Get in touch to find out what group is best for you.

Besides being a perfect cycling destination, Calpe also offers a beautiful promenade along arguably Costa Blanca’s most beautiful beach, perfect for chilling post ride.

This is a trip based in a single location

Your stay will be in the heart of Calpe, with like minded riders, in a beautiful 4* hotel.

Great Bikes

From full carbon with disc brakes and DI2s to e-bikes, let us know what bike you want in Calpe.

Airport Transfers

You have the flexibility to arrive and depart at any time. Just let us know the details and we will do the rest.

Guided Rides

Enjoy daily guided and supported rides, fully curated for your holiday in Calpe.

Saturday to Saturday Departures

Your Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Saturday

    Arrive into Alicante airport and you will be picked up and taken to your hotel in Calpe. Calpe provides direct access to incredible climbs and it's situated right on the coast so after a day on the bike, enjoy the beach or a drink overlooking the water.

  2. Day 2 - Sunday

    Today you will ride the Granadella route. Leaving Calpe along the coast line you will discover the beauty of Granadella geach, enjoy the magnificent views at Cap de la Nau and ride the roads inland. The faster two groups will will head in the direction of Jesus Pobre where these rides split. The middle group will head along the river Gata towards Lliber and the faster group will take in a loop of Llosa de Camacho and Benigembla. The slower group will stay on flatter roads and head towards the beach.

    Group A 120km and 1795m
    Group B 97km and 1485m
    Group C 75km and 1165m

  3. Day 3 - Monday

    The ride today begins by leaving Calpe through the tunnels in Mascarat. At Altea La Vella you will start a 7km climb to the medieval town of Guadelest. The faster riders will head higher into the mountains, whilst the middle group will head to Callossa to attack the Col de Rates with a 9km climb from the south side. The slower group will enjoy a stunning ride around the lake.

    Group A 124km and 1845m
    Group B 101km and 1345m
    Group C 76km and 980m

  4. Day 4 - Tuesday

    Today, all 3 groups will ascend the famous Coll de Rates, a stunning 6.5km climb in the heart of the mountains. The first two groups will ascend and the climb just before Tarbena and then head to Guadelest before climbing to the top of the Puerto de Sa Creueta. The slower group will ascend the Coll de Rates before riding back downhill to Calpe through stunning scenery over the Pont del Ferrandet.

    Group A 119km and 1780m
    Group B 95km and 1545m
    Group C 74km and 1205m

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  5. Day 5 - Wednesday

    Wednesday's are a rest day and so there are no rides planned. Instead, enjoy the swimming pool under Mediterranean blue skies or head to the beaches of Calpe or Altea.

  6. Day 6 - Thursday

    This ride will first take you over a 7km smooth climb on N-332 to Xalo and Orba with views of the Lliber valley vineyards. The slower rides will head through orange groves back to Orba, whereas the faster groups will will ride a loop via Pedreguer. From Orba, you will head towards Pego and start the Vall d’Ebo climb before descending towards Petracos.

    Group A 119km and 1780m
    Group B 95km and 1545m
    Group C 74km and 1205m

  7. Day 7 - Friday

    All three rides leave Calpe with a climb on ‘Poggio’, a short punchy 3km climb at 7%. In Lliber the two faster groups will head towards Gata de Gorgos. In Pedreguer the fastest group will ride a loop towards the coast in Denia then heading back via Orba to Xalo. Leaving Xalo all 3 groups will start the ascent of Puerto de Bernia, a 10km climb at 4.3%. The descent of Bernia back to Calpe offers fantastic views on your way home.

    Group A 116km and 1595m
    Group B 94km and 1520m
    Group C 75km and 1150m

  8. Day 8 - Saturday

    Today you will leave us and we will provide you with a transfer back to Alicante.

Your Next Cycling Adventure

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Whether you're a keen road cyclist, enjoy riding an e-bike or hybrid bike, or want to get your family more active, we have the perfect cycling holiday for you.

What Our Cyclists Say

What Our Cyclists Say

I had the best experience booking through Love Velo. Phil and Tom worked over the Christmas break to organise a super last minute trip for me. The hotel was the nicest hotel I have ever stayed at - they upgraded my room for free. The bike rental were super accommodating and was located right next to the hotel. The routes were great - took the stress out of planning them. Airport transfer was same- easy and no stress. Calpe is also amazing! Just book it. Thanks again guys!

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From start to finish I had an amazing experience with Love Velo. We usually book our holidays ourselves but I took a chance with an agency for once and so glad I did. I'd like to call out Tom in particular. From my first conversation with him he was super helpful and completely understood my needs despite me being a bit vague with budget and requirements. He booked our one week trip to Calpe including private transfers, bike rental and a lovely hotel. The hotel was fantastic and the transfers experience was smooth. We had a whole mini bus just for the two of us! The bike rental was excellent too.

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Great experience with my trip to Calpe in Spain to join guided riding groups for 6 days. James at Love Velo gave excellent advice and support, offering me a range of options to suit my budget and aims. My trip featured a brilliant hotel, lovely food and a great room in a 4 star hotel, along with a memorable set of rides in the hills on a great hire bike with a local centre. I'd definitely go with Love Velo again.

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Cyclists riding along a scenic coastal path overlooking the city of Benidorm, with a backdrop of skyscrapers, mountains, and the Mediterranean Sea
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