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Mireia Marques
Mireia Marques

Adventure of the Week: Road Cycling Coast & Volcanoes of Lanzarote

If you want to keep the road cycling legs ticking over when dark and cold conditions keep you from your usual rides, this is the perfect adventure for you. Descending sweeping downhills, cycling through lava fields, volcanic valleys and vineyards, the island of “Eternal Spring” will give you everything you need. [caption id="attachment_24659" align="aligncenter" width="900"]Lanzarote Cycling Blue sky, perfect road and beautiful landscape[/caption]

In a nutshell 

Cycle across the sunny volcanic island of Lanzarote, known for its year-round warm weather, beaches and bike friendly roads. Distance: daily distances in this trip range from 40-70km with daily ascents between 500m-700m. Grade: it’s graded moderate, perfect for road cyclists that are looking to add sunshine to their winder rides or for roadies that are new to cycling.

Where?

This road cycling adventure takes place in Lanzarote, the easternmost island of the Canary Islands. Cycling through the Lanzarote coastline is an incredible experience, riding through loads of stunning beaches and magical volcanic scenery.

Why Cycle Here?

Lanzarote, a UNESCO biosphere reserve, is a fascinating island with an astonishing geology of 300 volcanic cones. It is probably one of the most perfect adventures for a winter sunshine cycling escape. Tick off the best road cycling routes of Lanzarote as you follow sweeping Atlantic coastlines and rugged hill climbs, enjoying a ride through the volcano of The Parque Nacional de Timanfaya, a live volcano in the island. Finally, after a day of cycling, you can relax each day by the poolside before refuelling on local delicious seafood. Each evening will be spent in 3* fincas (country houses) or 4* hotels. [caption id="attachment_24661" align="alignnone" width="900"]Volcano Timanfaya Mount Timanfaya is still an active volcano[/caption]

Planning and preparation

The best way to get to Lanzarote is by air flying to Arrecife Airport. It is located 14km away from Costa Teguise (where your trip starts). It is very easy to get a taxi on arrival (should cost around 20€). Alternatively, if you want to arrange a transfer in advance, just let us know and we will arrange it for you. To sum up, you will have an amazing experience if you choose this trip! Do you want to find out more about the Road Cycling Coast & Volcanoes of Lanzarote adventure? Get in touch with us at [email protected] and one of our Destination & Adventure specialists will be more than happy to help you.    
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