The first ride of your cycling holiday 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 Terra Negra, a region filled with black volcanic rocks, the product of multiple volcanic eruptions. The journey back is gentle. Today is ridden at approximately 22-27km/h.
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 will 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 is ridden at approximately 22-27km/h.
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 connecting Santa Cruz de Tenerife to the southern part of the island but is now a popular training route for professionals due to its hills. You will cycle steadily at an altitude of between 400 – 900m through small, local villages with a stunning coastal ride ending this spectacular route. This day of the cycling holidays in Tenerife is ridden at approximately 22-27km/h.
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 15% and 20%). Today is ridden at approximately 22-27km/h.
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 perfect taste and ideal for seeing whether 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 descent back! Today is ridden at approximately 22-27km/h.
Today is a nice cycle to and from Costa 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. This 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 is ridden at approximately 23-27km/h.
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 spectacular views across the glistening Atlantic, especially from Mount Teide.