People Cycling Rides

Spring in the Costa Blanca, Spain (Week 1).

This is a Approved Ride
Moderate
Ride Info
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Ride Leader
Peter South
Tour Dates
3/5/2022–3/12/2022
Start Location
Dénia
End Location
Dénia
Cost (est.)
$725 (USD + $50.00 ride fee)
Deposit
$125 (USD
Payment Due
12/24/2021
Avg. Distance
40 mi / 64 km
Avg. Elevation
1400 ft / 427 m
Ride Description

Dénia: Dénia boasts a privileged position on the Mediterranean Sea. It has a mild climate and little rainfall. Professional cycling teams use the area every year for training. There are flat lands for easy cycling, including former railway lines, as well as more challenging terrain inland. We will be staying in a large, comfortable hotel just a few metres from one of Dénia’s beaches. The hotel has a swimming pool, bar and evening entertainment. There is a large, secure bicycle storage area in the basement.

A pleasant walk of around one mile along the seafront will take you to the heart of Dénia, with a wide variety of local and international shops. There are numerous bars and restaurants too. You might see the large ferries which ply their trade to the Balearic Islands. Moored along here are super-yachts belonging to the mega-rich.

The castle dominates the skyline, and we will be able to visit on one of the shorter ride days.

There are two separate weeks for this holiday. You can book either one, or both.

March 5th to 12th and/or March 12th to 19th 2022. For those opting for both weeks, there will be a boat trip included in the price on the middle Saturday. This will be a whole day trip around the bay of Valencia, with the chance to swim in the Mediterranean. Paella lunch included.

 

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