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Cycling Holiday to Sierra Espuna

3 nights from £425.00

Cycling Trip Highlights

  • Completely remote location, ideal for a couple
  • Great climate all year round
  • Stunning riding into the hills
  • Quiet roads and beautiful views
Cycling Holiday to Sierra Espuna
3 nights from £425.00
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WE LOVERemote Location
The Sierra Espuna is completely remote and offer a perfect cycling holiday for a couple, or cyclists looking to get away from a busy location. The town in the heart of the mountains has no more than about 100 people in it and you will be living amongst the wildlife, flora and fauna.
WE LOVEMurcia Sunshine & Unexplored Roads
Murcia is one of the sunniest regions in Europe meaning you can ride deep into the autumn and even winter, with the sun on your back.

What's Included

Day By Day Cycling Holiday to Sierra Espuna

We can tailor make this trip for you
Day 1Arrive into Murcia

Arrive into Murcia and you will be picked up and taken to the mountains of the Sierra Espuna. Spend the day relaxing at the hotel or go for a walk into the untouched beauty of this location.

Remember this is a specific itinerary but we can tailor it if you like.

Day 2Jardine de la Santa

Today is a great day to acclimatise to riding in Murcia with a fairly lengthy route, but without huge amounts of climbing. The ride starts in the south of the Sierra Espuna with a thrilling descent down to Totana before a flat section becomes a false flat as you make your way to Lorca. From Lorca, you will climb steadily back up to Jardine de la Santa.

Total distance95kmTotal climb680m
Day 3Mirador del Collado Bermejo

Today is a huge day in the saddle but it can be shortened if you like. The route circumnavigates to the mountains of the Sierra Espuna heading northwest to the top of your climb at Pico de la Selva, before an amazing uninterrupted 15km descent. You will have a couple of punchy little hills before more descending into Banos and then Gebas. From here it’s a mammoth climb into the Sierra Espuna, topping out at the Mirador del Collado Bermejo.

Total distance140kmTotal climb2325m
Day 4Sierra Espuna Loop

Your route today is similar to the day before but it heads counter clockwise around the mountains. You will have some short climbs and a few descents until around kilometre 70 and from here, you will climb steadily for 30km to Zarzadilla de Totana, effectively riding up the descent from the start of yesterday’s ride. From here you will descend down towards Totana in the south of the Sierra Espuna.

Total distance145kmTotal climb1800m
Day 5Departure

Today you will be taken back to Murcia airport but remember, our trips are entirely tailor made and bespoke so this itinerary can be altered in any way you want.

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What to ExpectFrom unexplored climbing and remote cycling

Cycling in the Sierra Espuna offers a remote cycling location in amongst local villages. Bathed in sunshine nearly all year round, the Region of Murcia offers riding deep into autumn as temperatures are regularly in the 20s deep into November.

How's the Weather? in Murcia

The SpringMarch to May
The cycling season begins as early as March and April which offers cool Spring riding. The weather gets progressively warmer into May and June.
The SummerJune to August
Murcia 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 in the summer.
The AutumnSeptember to November
Autumn is a great time to cycle in Murcia. The summer heat has passed and the weather becomes cooler. Mid to late October can become quite wet.
The WinterDecember to February
The winter tends to be wet and temperatures can become quite cold, especially in the heart of winter.

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