Tenerife - Spain

Terrific Tenerife: 8-Day Gravel Cycling Tour

Guided 8+ days € 1,925

This original and exciting gravel tour features six different off-road adventures on which you will encounter new worlds, moon-like volcanic landscapes, enchanted rainforests, black lava fields, and breathtaking coastal views.

Style
Gravel
Gain
12,300 m
Distance
481 km
Level
Difficult

Tour overview

GRAVEL ADVENTURES THAT MAKE FOR LIFELONG MEMORIES

This exciting gravel tour offers one of the best ways to really discover the island of Tenerife. Over the course of eight days, you will take on six different gravel off-road adventures and encounter a whole new world, moon-like volcanic landscapes, enchanted rainforests, black lava fields, and breathtaking coastal views.

The tour will start in the southern seaside town of Los Abrigos, but you will get the chance to stay in various locations throughout the trip with a mixture of 3, 4 and 5 star hotels that will allow you to explore the entire island and experience how diverse the natural environment can be in different areas, all thanks to your gravel bike (and the amazing guides, of course!).

So if you are looking for an adventure that is off the beaten track that explores the beauty of the Canary Islands, then look no further. Tenerife is the place for you!

Start point
Los Abrigos
End point
La Laguna
See program for full itinerary
Flying in
Tenerife South Airport
Flying out
Tenerife North Airport

Flights not included. Direct flights available at lastminute.com

Highlights of your cycling trip

Guide Photo

Expert Guides

Our experienced on-the-ground team will guide and support you throughout the tour. They know the area like the back of their hand and are always eager to share their insider knowledge about its hidden gems, including local legends and cycling tips!

Girona Gravel - Spain, Catalunya

Exceptional Experiences

You’ll be getting to experience one of the world's greatest cycling spots. The excellent, empty roads, jaw-dropping views and vibrant Spanish culture is a recipe for an outstanding riding holiday. Prepare for an experience of a lifetime.

Excellent Accommodation

Each hotel is carefully selected in dreamy locations. You'll feel well rested after each day in the saddle throughout your trip. Every hotel is of a high standard with fantastic facilities and well catered towards cyclists to make the trip even more memorable.

Tour destination

Stunning Beaches, Volcanoes and Wild Gravel Roads

Tenerife is the island of a thousand experiences. It is the largest of the Canary Islands, and because of the mild climate and vast array of activities available, there are a thousand things to do at any time of year. Spend the day at the beach, ride along one of the mountain trails, discover impressive volcanoes and otherworldly landscapes, as well as striking ravines and cliffs. Spend an evening in great company gazing at the endless stars or make your dream of seeing dolphins and whales swimming in the wild a reality!

  • Weather

    Tenerife has a very warm, Mediterranean climate and 365 days of sunshine! Its geographical location means that Tenerife enjoys wonderfully long days all year round, with the sun rising at around 7:30 am and setting at 6:30 pm in winter, and rising at 7:00 am and setting at 8:30 pm in summer.

  • Terrain

    The island is dominated by Mount Teide, a volcano that stands 12,198 feet (3,718 metres) tall and is the highest mountain in the Spanish territories. Many resorts on the island (and even the other Canary Islands) have spectacular views of this massive peak.

  • Culture

    Tenerife is surrounded by Spanish and Canarian culture, with the Spanish way of life taking precedence in the island's quaint villages, architecture that is typically Spanish, and a festival lineup that comes directly from Spain. The Sabandeno Festival in La Laguna is a full-on celebration of Canarian culture.

Accommodation during your tour

Wonderfully Comfortable Accommodation

You will sleep in a range of 3, 4 and 5 star hotels along your route, all of which offer a very pleasant stay after a full day of riding. We chose the accommodation based on its location and proximity to the routes we have chosen to ride. Each location includes secure bike storage facilities and other amenities aimed at cyclists so you can focus on some well-deserved R&R.

5* Barceló Tenerife

The recently renovated 5* Barceló Tenerife is unique in the way that it combines exclusive services and facilities with the natural and cultural heritage of its beautiful location. Situated just 10 minutes from the airport and located right on the seafront in the heart of a volcanic landscape, it is the perfect place to stay when exploring this beautiful island.

4* Hotel Quinta Roja

Once a former mansion built in the Baroque style, it is one of the emblematic buildings of the historical town centre and owes its name to its previous owners, the Marquis of Quinta Roja.

With only twenty rooms, it is a quaint, friendly and very welcoming hotel with a lot of charm. Having recently undergone a careful and well-researched restoration, the historical elements, ancient stone walls and wooden structures are perfectly integrated into a cosy and comfortable environment. Perfect for your stay whilst exploring Tenerife.

3* Hotel Victoria

Offering spectacular views of the sea in a unique destination that combines relaxing luxury and exclusivity in an unbeatable location 150 meters from Playa del Duque.

The hotel also offers a wellness centre to help you relax just that little bit extra so you are ready to tackle the next day of riding.

4* Hotel Laguna

La Laguna Gran is an emblematic building located in the heart of the historic centre of San Cristóbal de La Laguna, a city declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999.

Offering a swimming pool and jacuzzi with magnificent views of the historic city centre, La Laguna Gran Hotel will ensure you are well rested and relaxed after the days riding.

Tour itinerary

Your guide to a perfect cycling tour

The Volcanic Island
  • Distance
    67 km
  • Elevation
    1,800 m

We will tackle the same distance on day two, but add a little extra elevation. Today we will explore the volcanic elements of Tenerife, and get even more up close and personal by exploring on gravel.

Getting there

Information to help you book your flights and get around.

Any questions about flights and transfers? The Epico team is here for you. Ping us via the chatbot in the corner of your page or send an email to [email protected]

Flying in

Fly in airport options: Tenerife South Airport

When best to arrive: Morning of day 1 of the tour.

Where the tour starts: Los Abrigos

Transfers: Included

Flying out

Fly out airport options: Tenerife North Airport

When best to depart: Afternoon of the final day or the next morning.

Where the tour ends: La Laguna

Transfers: Included

Tour essentials

What’s included in your cycling trip.

  • Comfortable Accommodation

    7 nights in 3, 4 and 5* hotels in a shared room with en-suite facilities. Single rooms are available as an additional extra.

  • Meals

    Breakfasts and dinners are included on this tour (except at Hotel Quinta Roja) so you can be assured that you will be adequately fueled for every day of riding.

  • NH_malaga - Hotel food buffet
    Nutrition During the Rides

    You will be fetched at the airport at the start of the tour and dropped off after the final stage of the tour.

  • Guide Photo
    Guide and Support

    Throughout the tour you will have experienced guides riding with you as well as have a mechanic on standby for any necessary work needed.

  • Mechanical Support

    Mechanical service in case of breakdowns (does not include spare parts in customer bicycle repairs)

Cycling bottle

What’s not included in your cycling trip.

  • Flights

    Flights are not included in the tour package. We have suggested which flights and airports are best suited for this tour but should you have any doubts or questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.

  • Health & Travel Insurance

    We strongly recommend that you obtain a dedicated health insurance that covers your sports activities. Reach out to us if you have questions about the insurance.

Extra
Gravel Bike Rental
Save yourself the hassle of travelling with your own bike!

It’s not always easy travelling with a bike but fear not, high quality carbon disc brake road bikes are available for rental for the duration of the tour. To make sure you get the maximum from your bike for your trip, we’ve partnered with some of the best brands in cycling to give you the latest choice of equipment.

With a variety of sizes available, we can ensure your bike fits you perfectly.  All rental bikes are mechanically checked and adjusted before each and every hire so you can have peace of mind that your bike will be running smoothly from start to finish!

**Please contact us regarding gravel bike rental when you make your booking.

Ridley Kanzo Gravel
Brands and models may vary

Fitted to you and ready to ride!

More things to maximise your cycling trip

  • Single Hotel Room

    If you’d like a whole room to yourself, that’s no problem. For an extra €350 depending on your hotel choice for the trip duration, you can enjoy the comfort of your own room.

  • Additional Nights

    The tour starts in the morning and ends in the evening, plus airport transfers take time. We recommend that you fly in the day before and fly out the day after to maximise your trip and avoid unnecessary rushing. You can book these two additional nights during the booking process. Please contact us to arrange this and if there is anything specific you may require.

Booking options

Choose when you want to travel

Don't see the travel dates you want or have a special request, such as adding a non-rider, please contact us.

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  • Only 30% down payment to secure your place
  • Fair & Transparent Cancellation Policy
Saturday 12 November 2022
Saturday 19 November 2022
Saturday 8 April 2023
Saturday 15 April 2023
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