Grazalema Bike Challenge Experience
New, exciting, memorable and different!
22-26th September 2022
Take on the Andalusian hills on this 5 day/4 night cycling experience packed with guided tours, cultural experiences and entry to the renowned Grazalema Bike Challenge sportive
The perfect package for Andalucia's stunning sportive.
4 night stay at Hotel El Almendral (Setenil)
Guaranteed entry to the sportive including event insurance
Bike storage, guided rides and pre-event briefing
Return airport and sportive transfers
Lots of extras...
Join us in sunny Andalucia for a cycling holiday unlike any other. Explore the White Villages, olive groves and magnificent Moorish heritage of authentic Andalucia with our guided rides.
Enjoy local hospitality where everything is set up specifically for cyclists. And test your legs in the highlight of this package - the amazing Grazalema Bike Challenge Sportive!
Flying in: Malaga Location: Setenil(Cadiz)
Flying out: Malaga
2,190m of elevation
Puerto de Las Palomas
Length of Climb 12.6km
Gradient (Avg): 6.3%
Puerto de El Boyar
Length of Climb 15.8km
Gradient (Avg): 5.3%
Half-board (breakfast and dinner) accommodation in Hotel El Almendral
Entry to the Grazalema Bike Challenge Sportive
Transfers to/from airport and to/from the sportive
Guided rides to explore Andalucia
Mechanical support – including building your bike and repacking it after the event if you like
Guided cultural walking tour to Setenil de Las Bodegas
Tasting experience of the produce of the land
A paperback copy of the The Mental Cyclist coaching book
The best airport to fly to is Malaga. We will arrange transfers for you and your bike. If you have any questions on how to best organise your flights, contact us for more information.
High-quality carbon bikes are
available for rental for €35/day. Tailored to your body size and in perfect technical condition. You can select this option when you register your interest using the form below.
What's not included.
Transfers Outside Specified
We'll pick you up from the arrivals terminal at Malaga airport on 22nd September at 1 pm. Return to Malaga airport from your hotel on departure day is at 11 am
Transfers outside these times can be arranged at an additional charge
By default, you'll share a room with a rider of your gender. If you wish to stay in a single room, you'll be able to select this option for an additional €95 using the form below
About the Sportive
25th SEPTEMBER, 2022
Grazalema Bike Challenge is a one-day, closed-road cycling event that was born with the idea of showing the magnificent environment, towns, landscapes and roads of the Sierra de Grazalema to cycling lovers.
The event will start and finish in the town of Grazalema, making a 94km route with a 2,190m of elevation the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park. The route follows roads in the province of Cádiz, and tackles two major climbs, Puerto de Las Palomas and Puerto de El Boyar.
Beautiful villages such as Grazalema, El Gastor, Zahara de la Sierra, Villaluenga del Rosario, Benaocaz, Ubrique, Benamahoma and El Bosque are just some of the places you will pass through in this breathtaking sportive.
The event is open to all cyclists 18 years of age and over. Full details here.
What To Expect
Thursday 22nd September
ARRIVAL / SETTLING
Transfer from Malaga airport*
Friday 23rd September
+ 1.5 HOURS GUIDED SIGHTSEEING IN SETENIL**
+ TASTING EXPERIENCE**
Saturday 24th September
Sunday 25th September
Shuttle bus from your hotel to the sportive and back
Monday 26th September
Transfer to Malaga airport*
* Collection from Malaga airport only available at 13.00 on September 22 / return at 11.00 on September 26
** These experiences may be offered over 2 days, depending on numbers
Reserve your Spot
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