RIDE CAMP

6 NIGHTS

COMFORT

LEVEL 2-3

550 Km

8,800 m

CALPE RIDE CAMP

Calpe is used by many of the professional world tour teams for their winter training because of its favourable climate, smooth roads and variety of climbs and coastal routes.

During this 7 day camp you will get in quality miles, eat well, rest well and achieve a step in your fitness. Our Calpe Winter Training Camp is for the Intermediate and Advanced cyclist. With rides averaging 90 – 120 km per day, long climbs and beautiful descents Calpe is the perfect place to enjoy long miles in the sun.

On an Eat Sleep Cycle tour all you have to think about is enjoying your ride. Our trip support is second to none and we pride ourselves on a high staff-guest ratio. We take care of everything so you can savour the ride of a lifetime. This is a flexible itinerary offering riders the opportunity to extend or shorten the ride depending on their fitness level.

CYCLING ITINERARY

Day 1:

Arrival in Calpe, warm up ride Playa del Portet

Day 2:

Montgo & Cumbre del Sol, 90 km, 1,400 m

Day 3:

Guadalest & Confrides, 94 km, 1,800 m

Day 4:

Castel de Castells & Val d’Ebo, 120 km, 2,000 m

Day 5:

Benissa & Col de Rates, 95 km, 1,600 m

Day 6:

Tudons & Confrides, 117 km, 2,000 m

Day 7:

Departure from Calpe

IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

Yes!

Our Calpe ride camp is designed for ‘Intermediate’ and ‘Advanced’ riders with optional extensions for riders who want to challenge themselves further, as well as options to shorten the rides for those who need to. To best enjoy the tour riders should be comfortable riding 100 kms and able to climb for at least an hour without stopping. Training for the tour is recommended.

We are experienced at adjusting rides to suit different rider levels within a group. Please give us a call if you have any doubts or questions.

MAP

Calpe Cycling Route Map

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • COL DE RATES
  • CUMBRE DE SOL
  • CONFRIDES

CALPE RIDE CAMP INFORMATION

RIDE SUPPORT

Full Support

The ride is fully-supported by an Eat Sleep Cycle staff crew, guiding you on the road and in an Eat Sleep Cycle vehicle.

Our support staff are experienced professionals from all walks of life united by a love of cycling. They’ll take care of everything; keeping you and your bike in tip top condition throughout the tour.

All you have to do is Eat, Sleep, Cycle.

Quick Facts
  • OSCAR PEREIRO AND ALBERTO CONTADOR ARE JUST A COUPLE OF PROS WHO FREQUENT THE REGION.
  • CALPE HAS OVER 2800 HOURS OF SUNSHINE PER YEAR
  • WINTER TEMPERATURES AVERAGE 19 DEGREES CELCIUS

FOOD & ACCOMMODATION

Full Board

We understand that quality miles require quality and quantity of food. That’s why this trip is full-board and we provide ride nutrition too.

A breakfast buffet is included each morning. During the ride we will keep you fuelled with our favourite ride food.

For lunch we’ll be back at the Hotel and also for the evening meal, ensuring that you can focus on your riding and recovery.

The Hotel AR Diamante is accustomed with preparing food for professional teams so rest assured, you will benefit from the nutrition you need.

Spanish Hospitality

Hotel AR Diamante * * * *

Perfect for cyclists, the hotel is used by both professional and amateur cycling teams offering secure bike storage, a spa, massage and friendly staff.

The Hotel boasts an excellent location, with views of the Rock of Ifach and the beach. What better way to recover than in the Spa. Choose either the free water circuit or from a range of treatments including massages (additional cost).

BIKE HIRE

Bike Hire

Benefit from a 10% discount on any Eat Sleep Cycle bike hire as part of this package.

Choose from a Ridley, designed in cycling’s heartland of Belgium, or a state-of-the-art Factor bike.  All our bikes are supplied with compact 50-34 chainsets & 11-32 cassettes. 

Our Bikes

RIDLEY FENIX SL 105

  • Carbon Frame
  • Shimano 105 11-speed
  • Forza RC23 wheelset

RIDLEY HELIUM X

  • Carbon Frame
  • Shimano Ultegra 11-speed
  • Forza RC23 wheelset

RIDLEY FENIX DISC

  • Disc Brake Road Bike
  • Carbon Frame
  • Shimano Ultegra 11-speed
  • Hydraulic disc brakes
  • DTSwiss R24 DB wheelset.

FACTOR O2

  • State-of-the-art lightweight frameset
  • Black Inc. carbon wheels & finishing kit
  • Shimano Ultegra Di2

TRIP SUMMARY

Classic Climbs of the Alps Tour Dates

Trip Dates

24th February- 2nd March 2019

On demand for groups

Classic Climbs of the Alps Cycling Tour Pricing

Price Per Head

€1,699*

Single Supplement €199

Travel Logistics

Arrive: A group transfer will depart from Alicante Airport at 14:00 on the 24th February (1 hour travel time)

Depart: The group transfer will depart Calpe at 09:00, arriving at Alicante Airport at 10:00, suitable for flights departing after 12:00 on the 2nd March.

Guests are responsible for booking their own flights and travel insurance.

What's Included?

Cycling: Fully guided and supported.
Accommodation: 4* Spa Hotel
Food: Full board.
Bike Hire: Optional
Transfers: Group airport transfers.

Group Bookings

Groups of 6 or more riders: can opt to make a tour private and choose their own dates.
Groups of 8 or more riders: can benefit from a 5% discount.

Payment

Deposit: a 50% deposit will secure your place on the tour.
Balance: the outstanding balance is due 2 months in advance of the tour.

TAILOR OUR CALPE RIDE CAMP ITINERARY TO SUIT YOU

Choose your dates, accommodation type, tailor your ride itinerary & support.
Add a physio, gourmet food experiences and more!

WHY EAT SLEEP CYCLE?

Classic Climbs of the Alps

EXCELLENT LOCATION

Our home in Girona, Spain, gives us unique access to remarkable people and places, allowing us to create world class cycling tours.

Classic Climbs of the Alps Expert Tour Guides

EXPERT GUIDES

Our guides are experts in cycling, travel & hosting world class tours. We recruit professionals from all walks of life who love to ride.

Classic Climbs of the Alps 5 star reviews

5 STAR REVIEWS

You’ll be back!
98% of our guests say they’ll come back to Eat Sleep Cycle for another tour.

Classic Climbs of the Alps Expert Local Knowledge

LOCAL KNOWLEDGE

Ride with Eat Sleep Cycle and enjoy the best roads, landscapes & cultural experiences thanks to our knowledge.

ESC organised a wonderful training camp that included excellent guides, including pro's. Everyone was very generous with their time and advice. Highly recommend Eat Sleep Cycle.

AnifolkTraining camp

But ESC are absolutely the most accommodating organizers i have ever had the pleasure of touring a place on a bike with. They are the best! I highly recommend them.

Jeeanette

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