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Road Cycling Coast & Volcanoes of Lanzarote

8 Days & 7 Nights
  • Road bike across the sunny island of Lanzarote
  • Ride through the volcanoes of The Parque Nacional de Timanfaya
  • Enjoy coastal cycling and seafood lunches
  • Ferry hop for a day ride on the Island of Fuerteventura
  • Perfect for winter sunshine cycling getaway
Cycle across the sunny volcanic island of Lanzarote, known for its year round warm weather, beaches and bike friendly roads. Tick off the best road cycling routes of Lanzarote as you follow sweeping Atlantic coastlines and rugged hill climbs. Pedal through the volcanic cones of Parque de Timanfaya, ascend the switch backs of Mirador del Rio and take an optional day trip to cycle on the neighbouring island of Fuerteventura. Post ride, end each day at the poolside of your country or coastal acommodation before refuelling on local seafood dishes of grilled octopus or salted cod.

What To Expect

This tour is graded moderate and is perfect to keep the road cycling legs ticking over when dark, cold conditions keep you from your usual rides. This trip combines coastal roads, leg testing climbs and quiet roads to provide perfect conditions for experienced roadies and those looking for their first road cycling holiday. Staying in comfortable coastal or hillside accommodation, means after your morning ride you can relax poolside or on the beach.

Tour Style:

Self Guided | Go at your own pace on an independent active trip.

Activity:

Road Biking | A more specialist category of cycling holiday for road cyclists

This trip is suitable for:

Solo Travelers, Multi-Generational, Mixed Abilities

Ideal if you have an interest in:

  • Foodie Adventures
  • Coastal & Island

Activity Level & Terrain

This tour is graded moderate as distances range from 40-70km with daily ascents between 500m-700m. The trip is perfect for road cyclists that are looking to add sunshine to their winter rides and is also a great trip for roadies new to cycling, looking for their first taste of riding cycle friendly roads under the sun! With a blend of coastal roads and short climbs, Lanzarote can get windy, so is perfect for keeping the legs well tuned!

Navigation

This cycling route follows a combination of quiet country, coastal roads and some busier routes as you pass through towns and villages. Please always be mindful of other roads users. You will receive a comprehensive info pack along with route notes and maps to safely navigate you through each day of cycling. Should you require assistance, local 24/7 telephone support will also be available throughout your trip.

Accommodations

Each evening will be spent in 3* fincas (country houses) or 4* hotels. We will always try and accommodate you at the locations detailed below, but on occasion, especially during peak season, we use an alternate accommodation of equal or higher standard. Examples of accommodation are listed below.

Single Rooms & Solo Cyclists

If you're travelling with family or friends but prefer your own room, this can be arranged for a supplementary payment. This trip is also suitable for solo travellers. Prices for solo cyclists can be found on our dates and prices page.

Meals

Breakfast is included each day at your hotel and usually consists of fresh pastries, breads, fruits, yogurts, cheeses, meats and granola. If you have special dietary requirements do let us know at the time of booking.  Lunches and dinners are not included but there are places to stop along the way but do remember many shops and restaurants close for siesta from mid-afternoon through to early evening. As you will be staying the heart of each village or town, there are extensive cafes and restaurants to choose from in the evening. You will find a number of recommendations in your local information pack.

Included
  • 4 Nights in 4* hotels and 3 nights in 3* fincas
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • Baggage transfers
  • Information pack
  • Detailed route notes with maps
  • 24/7 Emergency telephone support from our office and local partner
Excluded
  • Travel to Costa Teguise / from Arrecife
  • Road bike hire
  • Lunches, dinners, drinks & snacks
  • Personal equipment
  • Travel insurance (required)
Extras
  • Additional nights along the route
  • Road bike hire

When To Go

You can begin Road Cycling Lanzarote on any Saturday throughout the year. However, if you are a group of 4 or more you can start on any day of the week.

Getting to the Start

By Air: Arrecife Airport is located 14km from your Costa Teguise where your trip starts. It is very easy to get a taxi on arrival and should cost around €20. If you would like to arrange transfers in advance please contact the office.

Your trip ends in Arrecife which is only a short 4km taxi ride from Arrecife Airport. Taxis from the Arrecife to the airport can easily be arranged by your hotel and should cost around €10.

Arrecife Airport is served by most European and low-cost carriers throughout the year.

Luggage Transfer

Your bags will be collected from your accommodation each day and moved onto your overnight accommodation. We ask you to limit your luggage to one bag of up to 20kg per person.

General Information

The distances and ascent/descents are approximations of the recommended routes.  Please be prepared by packing all necessary items, for example, proper rain gear (jacket and pants), sun hat, sunscreen. Your information pack has a detailed equipment list which includes standard cycling gear.

Equipment

Cannondale Synapse or Evo (or similar) are available for hire. All rental bikes come with pedals (shimano or look), basic tool kit, a lock and a pump.  Please supply us with your height when selecting your bike.

We also know that bikes are extension of the rider so if you would like to bring your own bike, please ensure it is an appropriate road bike for this trip. We would also suggest the bike is thoroughly serviced prior to travel.

Your information pack has a detailed equipment list which includes standard cycling gear such as helmet, good shoes, warm and waterproof clothes and a day pack.

Travel Insurance

It is a requirement of booking this tour with Macs Adventure that you have suitable travel insurance which covers you for the activity and emergency evacuation and hospital care.

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Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Costa Teguise Day 2 Costa Teguise to Haria 33 miles / 52 km Day 3 Harίa to San Bartolomé 27 miles / 43 km Day 4 San Bartolomé 31 miles / 50 km Day 5 San Bartolomé to Playa Blanca 36 miles / 58 km Day 6 Playa Blanca 44 miles / 70 km Day 7 Playa Blanca to Arrecife 30 miles / 47 km Day 8 Onward Travel

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