The first ride of your cycling holidays 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 20-25km/h.
Today you will cycle to Mount Teide, where on a clear day you will have views of other Canary Islands, such as La Gomera, El Hierro and La Palma. 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 20-25km/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. Today is ridden at approximately 20-25km/h.
Santaigo Del Teide marks the starting point for today’s ride.. The climb is short but nonetheless challenging and will be worth it for the spectacular view across the Masca Valley. The next part of the ride is a soft decent, along winding roads taking you to the infamous Banana farm climb. Upon returning to Guia de Isora, the rest of your cycle will be along rolling hills. Today is ridden at approximately 20-25km/h.
Today’s cycle is a must do on your cycling holidays in Tenerife! 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 ride a continuous 15km climb, from 700m to 1500m altitude. This will make you appreciate the descent back! Today is ridden at approximately 20-25km/h.
The final route is focused around beautiful views of the south coast. It’s a short and sweet ride although half way through you will complete a steady 5km climb. Today is ridden at approximately 20-25km/h.
Today you will be taken 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.