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6 DAYS

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4* HOTEL

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LEVEL 2-3

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504 KM

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8,000 M

MÁLAGA CYCLE TOUR

Our Classic Climbs of Màlaga Tour showcases the best of cycling from Màlaga city centre. Kick off the week with an ascent of the Puerto del Leon, cruise east along the Costa del Sol & climb up into the pretty white hilltop villages. Take on a big ride north & see the famous rock formations at El Torcal, ride west & climb the steep slopes of the Puerto del Torre.

Stay in a 4* city centre hotel, enjoy lunch at local cyclists’ favourite bars & enjoy evenings at some of Màlaga’s best restaurants.

This is a tour for cyclists seeking warm winter riding, smooth roads & the buzz of a vibrant beach-side city that never sleeps.

CYCLING ITINERARY

Day 1:

Arrival in Màlaga
Warm-up ride, the Puerto del Leon, 45km, 1,000m

Day 2:

The Costa del Sol & white villages, 98km, 1,600m

Day 3:

El Torcal, 98km, 1,700m

Day 4:

Puerto del Torre, 50km, 800m

Day 5:

El Chorro, 130km, 1,500m

Day 6:

Departures

IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

Our Classic Climbs of Màlaga tour is desgined for ‘Intermediate’ riders. Whilst some rides are challenging they are fully supported & our guides will look after you & help you pace the day. A support vehicle is never far away should you need to take a break.

For private groups we can easily customise loop rides to best suit the group.

Note that all rides start & finish in Màlaga city centre, there are plenty of cycle lanes & traffic respects cyclists.

MAP

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • EL TORCAL DE ANTEQUERA
  • MÁLAGA CITY
  • THE COSTA DEL SOL

CLASSIC CLIMBS OF MÀLAGA TOUR INFORMATION

RIDE SUPPORT

Full Support

The ride is fully-supported by an Eat Sleep Cycle staff crew, guiding you on the road and providing support 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
  • MÀLAGA IS THE BIRTHPLACE OF ARTIST PICASSO
  • MÀLAGA HAS ROOTS DATING BACK TO 700BC – IT’S ONE OF THE OLDEST CITIES IN WESTERN EUROPE
  • THE VUELTA ESPAÑA REGULARLY VISITS MÀLAGA & THE COSTA DEL SOL

FOOD & ACCOMMODATION

Taste Andalucia

Màlaga has a fantastic food scene & we’ll share the best of it with you during the tour!

A breakfast buffet is included each morning at your hotel. During the ride we will keep you fuelled with our favourite ride food. For lunch we’ll stop at a local bar en route.

Evening meals are included in the tour at our favourite local restuarants, we’ll also find time to head to the beach for local speciality Espeto de Sardinas. 

Spanish Hospitality

There are 5 nights of accommodation inlcuded in the tour. Example hotel:

NH Màlaga * * * * (5 nights)
Centrally located just a few minutes from the old town & a 15 min walk from the beach. NH Màlaga is newly renovated, has a rooftop pool & terrace & onsite restaurant.

* We reserve the right to update hotel choices at any time.

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

FACTOR O2

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

BASSO VENTA 105

  • Carbon Frame
  • Shimano 105 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.

RIDLEY HELIUM X

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

TRIP SUMMARY

Classic Climbs of the Alps Tour Dates

 2022 Trip Dates

5th – 10th December,

Check out our New Year in Màlaga tour to ride 28th December – 2nd January

 2023 Trip Dates

6th – 11th February, 6th – 11th March, 17th – 22nd April, 6th – 11th November, 13th – 18th November

On demand for groups

Classic Climbs of the Alps Cycling Tour Pricing

Price Per Head

€2,299

Single Supplement €499

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Travel Logistics

Arrive: Fly in to Malaga Airport. We can arrange transfers for you to the city centre. Journey time is aroudn 15 mins.

Depart: Fly out of Malaga Airport. We can arrange transfers for you.

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

What's Included?

Cycling: Fully guided and supported.
Accommodation: 4* city centre hotel
Food: Full board – breakfast, lunches, evening meals
Bike Hire: Optional
Transfers: Optional

Group Bookings

Groups of 8 or more riders: can opt to make a tour private and choose their own dates.
Groups less than 8 riders are welcome too: ask us for a quote.

Payment

Deposit: a €500 deposit will secure your place on the tour.
2nd payment: 50% of the balance is due 6 months ahead of time
Balance: the outstanding balance is due 2 months in advance of the tour.

Brian and the ESC crew made our first cycling holiday an unforgettable experience! It really was absolutely brilliant. They were incredibly friendly and accommodating and extremely professional. As a relative newcomer to cycling, they really looked after us and catered for all our needs. They brought us on fantastic routes, ensuring that we took in the beautifulcountryside scenery, whilst also tackling a few hills and working up a sweat! [...] The service was first class, the bikes and gear were great and their local knowledge was superb. I will definitely be going back and I would highly recommend them to everyone.

AlmhoakAmazing cycling experience!

Beautiful bike, great staff with local knowledge of routes, couldn’t ask for more, will definitely be back.

William McCann

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.

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5 STAR REVIEWS

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

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LOCAL KNOWLEDGE

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

TAILOR OUR CLASSIC CLIMBS OF MÀLAGA TOUR ITINERARY TO SUIT YOU

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

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