Ride from Almeria west to Seville on this tour which takes in the stunning scenery and architecture of Andalucia. The journey starts with a jaunt over the Puerto de Regua into the Sierra Nevada mountains & the ancient city of Granada. From there continue west and soak up the culture of Antequera, Ronda, Arcos de la Frontera and on to the grand finale in Seville.
En route we’ll sample the delights of Andalucian food, visit the iconic Alhambra palace & gardens in Granada, see a flamenco show on our last night in Seville. Taste olive oil, oranges, sherry & local wines. Discover authentic Spain.
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.
Arrival in Almeria
Almeria to Laujar de Andarax, 76 km, 1,800 m
Laujar de Andarax to Granada, 133 km, 2,200 m
Granada to Antequera, 127 km, 1,800 m
Antequera to Ronda, 131 km, 2,700 m
Ronda to Arcos de la Frontera, 133 km, 2,200 m
Arcos de la Frontera to Seville, 94 km, 500 m
Departure from Seville
Our Trans Andalucia tour is designed for regular cyclists with optional extensions for riders who want to challenge themselves further, as well as options to shorten the rides for those who need to. Guests are invited to take all climbs at their own pace. To best enjoy the tour riders should be comfortable riding 100 kms. Training for the tour is recommended.
The tour is fully supported by our team of guides and vehicles.
The ride support vehicle is stocked with natural ride nutrition, electrolytes and water. On longer days the team will serve a roadside lunch – a time efficient pit stop with the right balance of carbohydrates, protein, fruit & veg to keep you energized and feeling healthy all week.
Eat Sleep Cycle ride leaders are experienced riders from all walks of life united by a love of Cycling who’ll help to keep the group safe, motivated and savouring the trip of a lifetime. Our Tour Leaders know the region well and speak the local language.
Mechanical support will be close by at all times.
Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner and ride nutrition tailored especially for cyclists.
Start the day with a breakfast buffet at the hotel to prepare for an epic day in the saddle. Then on the road eat a time-efficient lunch served by the support team and stay fueled all day with ride nutrition from the support vehicle.
Refuel for the next day with dinner included at our accommodation or in nearby restaurants (table wine included).
Stay in comfortable 3* & 4* hotels throughout the tour. We select hotels for their authenticity and ability to capture a truly Andalucian experience. See example hotels below:
Hotel Don Miguel, Ronda***
Stay in the centre of Ronda and enjoy a cool beer on arrival on the terrace overlooking the famous new bridge & El Tajo Gorge. The rooms are simple & traditional – perfect for a one night stopover
Parador de Arcos de la Frontera****
Stay in the old Casa de Corregidor turned 4* hotel. Soak up incredible views of the region & enjoy fabulous food in the hotel’s traditional restaurant.
Fontecruz Seises Sevilla****
Finish the ride in the centre of the Sevilla, within touching distance of the Cathedral & the Royal Alcazar of Seville – two must-sees before you leave. The hotel features comfy rooms & sites of archeological interest – it was built on the runs of a building from the XVI century & formed a part of the Archbishop’s Palace. There’s a pool next to the hotel’s rooftop bar.
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.
RIDLEY FENIX SL 105
RIDLEY FENIX DISC
RIDLEY HELIUM X
Meeting Point: The meet point for the tour is Almeria Airport at 14:00 on Day 1 of the tour.
Departure: There will be a group transfer departing to Seville Airport at 10:00 on the last day of the tour. This is suitable for flights departing after 13:00.
If you have alternative travel plans or have any questions our team are more than happy to help.
Cycling: Fully guided and supported.
Accommodation: 3* & 4* Comfort Hotels
Food: Full board
Bike Hire: Optional
Transfers: Group transfers included
Groups of 8 or more riders: can make this tour private & choose dates to suit the group at the same pricing.
Groups of 7 or less riders: can do the same – just ask us for a quote.
Deposit: a 50% deposit will secure your place on the tour.
Balance: the outstanding balance is due 2 months in advance of the tour.
Our home in Girona, Spain, gives us unique access to remarkable people and places, allowing us to create world class cycling tours.
Our guides are experts in cycling, travel & hosting world class tours. We recruit professionals from all walks of life who love to ride.
You’ll be back!
98% of our guests say they’ll come back to Eat Sleep Cycle for another tour.
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.Ainfolk
I loved traveling with ESC and would book another trip with them - for sure! The emphasis was about having fun and achieving our goals as a group. The guides were safe, easy to get to know and encouraging throughout the rides. The support was amazing! We had plenty of food, snacks and drinks along the ride and Lee and his team were totally accommodating to riders of all levels. The hotels were great and meals excellent. Really - nothing negative to say except that they are not located in the USA so I can’t use their company more frequently. I guess I have to get back to Europe! Thanks Lee and Team. What a trip!!C.S
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.JeeanetteI've been on a lot of cycling trips...