Arrive into Calpe and aquaint yourself with the 4* hotel you’ll be calling home for the next few days. Take a walk along the coast just a stonesthrow away. Get excited for the riding to come as you pre-fuel over a locally sourced dinner.
Take on the Fanadix climb to reach Benissa, then continue into the picturesque Jalon valley. Pause in Parcent for a coffee break before tackling the iconic Coll de Rates. Descend into the enchanting valley leading to Tarbena, and finally, make your way back down to Calpe.
Cruise along the coast, then veer towards Finestraat and conquer the Tudons ascent, a 15km climb with a gradient of 4.8%, elevating you to over 1,000m altitude. Descend to Gorga and traverse the stunning Vall D´Alcala. Ascend out of the Vall D´Ebo before descending into the Jalon valley for the final stretch back home.
Group A 75km and 1331m
Group B/C 148km and 2699m
Embark on a coastal journey to the breathtaking Moraira, then venture inland toward Teulada. Descend into Gata before riding through Jalon valley. Take a coffee break before continuing past the vineyards and through the picturesque roads of the Fanadix.
Ride the captivating coastline to Moraira, then turn inland to the valley to Gata. Climb out of Orba over the Portet ascent before descending into Parcent for a coffee break. Next, conquer the renowned Coll de Rates before descending into the scenic valley. Ride to Tarbena before making a descent back into Calpe via Callosa.
Group A 68km and 849m
Group B/C 95km and 1446m
Conquer the Bernia climb starting from Xalo, covering 9km at a 4.5% gradient. Descend past Pinos, enjoying spectacular views of Calpe. After completing the Bernia loop, navigate the scenic back roads leading to Calpe, and treat yourself to a refreshment on the seafront.
Ascend the 4km La Fustera, tackle the legendary Vall d´ebo climb (8km, 5.6%) from Pego and enjoy the earned downhill. Climb to Tollos at 800m, descend to Castells, and ride to Parcent for a late lunch with 108km covered. The final 24km includes a small climb out of the Jalon valley before cruising back to Calpe.
Group A 60km and 959m
Group B/C 132km and 2008m
Enjoy some downtime before your return home. Reflect on the highlights of the previous days riding. Maybe even book yourself in for a spa treatment if time permits!
Costa Blanca, renowned for its stunning coastal landscapes and picturesque valleys, offers a cyclist’s paradise in southeastern Spain. With a network of well-paved roads winding through charming villages and challenging mountain climbs, cyclists can experience a diverse range of terrains and elevations. From the legendary climbs like Coll de Rates to coastal routes showcasing the azure Mediterranean, cycling in Costa Blanca combines scenic beauty with thrilling challenges, attracting cyclists of all levels to explore its breathtaking terrain.