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Lanzarote Intermediate Cycling Week

7 nights from £895.00

Cycling Trip Highlights

  • Stunning scenic riding including the coast of El Golfo
  • Completely flexible holiday allowing you to ride all 7 days or less if you prefer
  • Ride the advanced groups if you prefer a slightly faster pace
  • Lanzarote sunshine
Lanzarote Intermediate Cycling Week
7 nights from £895.00
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WE LOVEBreathtaking Coastal Riding
As you cycle on tarmacked roads, parallel to the golden Lanzarote beaches, you will be treated to exceptional views over the Atlantic Ocean. The rugged coastline offers stunning riding with the El Golfo Coast providing one of many outstanding rides on the island.
WE LOVEThe Climbing
Lanzarote is flatter than its neighbours, Gran Canaria and Tenerife, meaning it is marginally easier ride however, the landscape is still fitting for those looking to challenge themselves with some tough ascents. The Montanas de Fuego (The Fire Mountains) are a particular highlight of the trip, as is the popular 10km climb in the Tabeyesco Valley.

What's Included

Our suggested Lanzarote intermediate cycling week

We can tailor make this trip for you
Day 1Famara/La Santa (Monday)

Following the “donkey road” to Tias you will see the western part of Lanzarote. The journey to Famara will be along flatland, but the downside are the headwinds. There will be an opportunity to take a break and explore La Santa, a fishing village. Use this break to relax as next you will climb 7km to Tinajo, then cross the volcanic landscapes back to Puerto del Carmen.

Today is ridden at approximately 22-25km/h.

Total distance71kmTotal climb922m
Day 2Tabayesco (Tuesday)

An essential for cycling in Lanzaronte is the 10km climb in the Tabayesco Valley. The route starts at Puerto del Carmen, then heads through Tias, Masdache and Teguise, which used to be the the capital. From Teguise the route rapidly descents until Tabayesco Valley, where you will roam through coastal villages, aloe vera fields and gardens filled with cacti. Once the summit has been reached, lunch will be held at Los Helechos Restaurant. The final 40km is a descent from 600m to sea level.

Total distance88kmTotal climb1300m
Day 3Femes (Wednesday)

Your first taste of Lanzarote will be the village of Puerto Calero, followed by the 10km climb of La Asomanda. Next you will cycle through Conil and Playa Blanca to the Wine Valley of Uga. The most challenging ride will be the 4km climb to Fems. During lunch you will look over Playa Blanca and have views of another Canary Island – Fuerteventura. There will be many wineries passed on the way back to Puerto del Carmen.

Today is ridden at approximately 22-25km/h.

Total distance60kmTotal climb1025m
Day 4Mirador Del Rio (Thursday)

Today you will cycle up to Tias and Montana Blanca reaching Monumento al Campesino and then upwards to the village of Los Valles. The journey back will be leisurely, through the Valley of a Thousand Palm Trees and Haria, a historic village which lies within. The ride to El Mirador del Rio involves a combination of upward and downward descents, but they will be worth it when you see the view of La Graciosa Island and its surroundings. From here, the decent to Arrieta is downhill.

Today is ridden at approximately 22-25km/h.

Total distance103kmTotal climb1630m
Day 5Fire Mountains (Friday)

Cycle towards Puerto Calero, then onto Uga, to reach Montanas del Fuego (The Fire Mountains). The 5km climb may be challenging, but upon reaching the summit you will be rewarded with a view of camel safaris. The next ride from Tinajo is downhill to La Santa, a fishing village. It is then time to go uphill to Soo and Tiaga, before heading back to Puerto del Carmen, cycling through Tinguaton and Coni on the way.

Today is ridden at approximately 22-25km/h.

Total distance65kmTotal climb950m
Day 6Puerto del Carmen (Saturday)

Thursday is rest day. You have the option of relaxing around the hotel and exploring the surrounding areas, or getting on your bike and completing a self guided route.

Day 7El Golfo/Wine Valley (Sunday)

After a hilly start, today’s ride towards the island centre is predominantly flat. It will take you through volcanic landscapes such as Las Montanas del Fuego (The Fire Mountains). You will then move onto one of the most popular cycle roads, down the coast of El Golfo riding through Yaiza and Puerto Calera. The final ride is largely downhill usually with a tailwind.

Today is ridden at approximately 22-25km/h.

Total distance73kmTotal climb838m
Day 8Departure

Today you will be taken back to the airport for your return flight home.

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What to ExpectFrom stunning coastal rides to guaranteed Lanzarote sunshine

Lanzarote offers almost pristine tarmac. The roads are in great condition with very little traffic and the island is much flatter than its neighbours, Tenerife and Gran Canaria. There are still climbs but you can also enjoy long and spectacular undulating roads.

8day holiday
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75km avg
Expect to ride an average of 75km per day
820m avg
Expect to climb about 820m per day

How's the Weather? in Lanzarote

The SpringMarch to May
Spring in March, April and May offers the best riding. There will be lots of other cyclists on the road whilst the temperature and breeze provide perfect conditions.
The SummerJune to August
Lanzarote is hot in the summer and can be quite humid. This is tempered by the breeze on the coast so you can enjoy some excellent coastal cycling as well as early morning rides. The wind can be strong during these months so bear this in mind when heading out.
The AutumnSeptember to November
Autumn is a great time to cycle in Lanzarote. The summer heat has passed and the weather becomes perfect for cycling.
The WinterDecember to February
In the Winter the temperatures drop slightly. Rain is more likely but it should not be enough to disrupt your trip, you can still enjoy great riding conditions.

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