Cycle Andalucia: Seville to Cadiz

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  • Cycle through Andalucian white villages from Seville to Cadiz
  • Discover the birthplace of tapas and dance the Flamenco in Seville
  • Explore Jerez de la Frontera, the Spanish city of sherry
  • Relax with a beachside cerveza in Cadiz
  • Stay in historic Parador luxury hotels & haciendas
Journey across Andalucía by bike, cycling from Seville to Cadiz spending each night in historic hotels, Paradors and luxury haciendas. Starting out in Seville, explore ancient alleyways and sunny plazas as you discover the Giralda Tower and the UNESCO listed Alcazar. Experience the flamboyance and flare of flamenco as you hop between tapas bars tasting local dishes of Iberico jamon. From Seville pedal across plains of sunflowers and olive groves to the white villages of Carmona and Montellano. Cycle to Spain’s city of Sherry, Jerez de la Frontera before rolling into Spain’s oldest settlement, Cadiz where Moorish architecture meets sophisticated waterside bars and cafes, the perfect venue for a relaxing seafood dinner.

What To Expect

The tour is graded moderate and you will cycle between 50-68km per day across the plains and rolling terrain of Andalucía. By day explore Moorish cities and quintessential white villages, fuelling each ride on tasty local tapas. In the late afternoon sun, relax poolside at your historic hotel or hacienda - the perfect Andalucian experience after an active day in saddle.

Tour Style:

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

Activity:

Inn to Inn Biking | A classic point to point biking tour, staying in a different location each night

This trip is suitable for:

Solo Travelers, Multi-Generational

Ideal if you have an interest in:

  • Foodie Adventures
  • Historical Journeys
  • Coastal & Island

Inspiration:

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Activity Level & Terrain

Itineraries on this cycling trip are graded Moderate. The cycling route follows a combination of cycle paths, quiet country roads, stretches of rolling terrain and busier routes when approaching and departing towns and cities. Please  always be mindful of other roads users.

Navigation

Our tried and tested detailed routes notes and maps are easy to follow during your self-guided adventure and give a step by step, turn by turn account of your route to give you continual points of reference. Should you require assistance, local 24/7 telephone support will also be available throughout your trip.

Accommodations

Each evening will be spent in a 4* hotel, Parador hotel or hacienda. 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

Single rooms are available and a single supplement is payable.  This trip is also available to solo cyclists, subject to a supplementary payment.

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. 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 information pack.

Included
  • 6 nights 4* Parador hotels and 1 night 4* Hacienda
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • Baggage transfers
  • Information pack
  • Route notes and maps
  • 24/7 Emergency telephone support from our office
Excluded
  • Travel to Seville / from Cadiz
  • Bike or e-bike hire
  • Lunches, dinners, snacks & drinks
  • Travel insurance (required)
Extras
  • Additional nights along the route
  • Bike hire
  • Upgrade to e-bike hire
  • Upgrade to half board meal plan

When To Go

March to June and September to October are just about perfect conditions. March and April generally have cooler temperatures whereas May welcomes long warm days, where plazas come to life and the countryside is thriving. The spring months also offer the best of Andalucia's flora and fauna. September through to November generally has fewer tourists and makes for prime time visiting.

Getting to the Start

Seville Airport has direct connections with a limited number of European cities, including London. Arriving from further afield, many services travel via London or Madrid.

From the airport, a shuttle bus is a 30 minute journey into the centre.

Alternatively There are also train connections to Cadiz, Jerez de la Frontera (1 hr 30min), Malaga (2hrs) and a high speed train connection to Madrid (2hr 30mins). Please check www.renfe.com for timetables and prices.

Should you prefer a private transfer please contact the office for prices and information.

Getting from the End

Cadiz does not have an airport but efficient train services link through to Seville, (1hr30min), Jerez de la Frontera (30min) and Madrid (3-4hrs) where you can connect through to international airports. Times and prices can be accessed via the Renfe website.

Luggage Transfer

Your bags will be transferred from your accommodation as per your itinerary and moved onto your next overnight accommodation. We ask you to limit your luggage to one bag of up to 20kg per person.

General Information

The distances and ascents/descents are approximations of the recommended routes. Please be prepared by packing all necessary items, for example proper rain gear, sun hat, sunscreen. Your information pack has detailed advice and a kit list on what to take. This includes good waterproof gear, sports shoes, and lots of other useful bits and bobs.

Equipment

Giant Argento 24 speed touring bikes are available for hire. Rental bikes come equipped with a basic repair kit, pump and helmet (though we recommend using your own). Male and female frames are available. E-bikes are also available on this trip which offer a boost on the hills are the legs need a little help pedaling.

If you’d like to hire a bike, please let us know your height and frame size you currently ride.

If you would prefer to bring your own bicycle please ensure it is thoroughly serviced and is an appropriate bike for this trip such as a Giant Argento, Scott Sub, Trek 7200 or similar. 

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 Seville Day 2 Explore Seville 6.5 miles / 10 km Day 3 Cycle to Carmona 31 miles / 50 km Day 4 Cycle to Montellano 42.5 miles / 68 km Day 5 Cycle to Arcos de la Frontera 37.5 miles / 60 km Day 6 Cycle to Jerez 35 miles / 56 km Day 7 Cycle to Cadiz 38.5 miles / 62 km Day 8 Onward Travel

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