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Cycle in Alicante and Murcia

March 25,2015 Eva Oscarsson 0 comments

Cycle starting from Villa Balea and discover the South of Alicante and Murcia provinces.

A varied lanscapes, coast, salt lakes, water reservoir ( Pantanos), orange and pomegranate orchards, villages and dwellings.

Ask the locals, both Spanish and expatriots, the can give you good advice on routes and places to stop to eat a lunch or Tapas. In la Vega Baja, Alicante and Murcia cycling is very much part of a lifestyle

The road network is varied. There are bigger more trafficked roads as well as paved smaller countryside lanes.

You can find many local events or groups if you want to join in.

If you are interested in races or competions please check out  Federación de Ciclismo Comunidad Valenciana or  Federación de Ciclismo  de la región de Murcia 

cia ( race cycling)

In the vicinity of Villa Balea, there are many lanes and roads with little traffick . Go down to the beach in Guardamar or take the bike lane towards Torrevieja.

For a longer ride go to the Valley of  “Hondon “.  On your way you will get a glimps of the mountain, agriculture areas and wineries. Hondón is situated in the region of  El Vinalopó. Eat lunch in the towns  Hondon de los Frailes or Hondón de los Nieves  ( Fondó de les Neus  in Valenciano the local language)

Or try the mountain. A longer ride to  Sierra de Maigmó

Quite a climb to Castalla where you can eat lunch.

Or make a stop in Agost, known for its ceramic and pottery.

In Castalla check out  Campamento Fontes. 

Head off to  Murcia, to Cresto del Gallo- a 135 km ride.

Cykelrutter Alicante /Murcia MTB

MTB:  A bit further away , in Sierra De Mariola, you will find the MTB bike park   La Fenasosa Bike Park 

Cykelområden:  MTB -places close to   Ciudad Quesada.

The green roads Via Verdes

MTB Vega Baja, Murcia och Alicante

For more information check out web-site of these bike rental companies   Alicante Bike Hire  and  Cyclogical