Cycling in Tenerife

7 nights
42 miles/day
Guided from EUR € 1774
Bike tour in Spain
Rider Level: Active Electric bike tours

Cycling in Tenerife


Rider Level: Active Electric bike tours

7 nights
42 miles/day

Guided from EUR € 1774
Bike tour in Spain

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  • Volcanic Peaks, Coastal Beauty, and Island Culture

    Tenerife's stunning beauty, from its impressive peak to its incredible coastline and natural parks, reveals the island's volcanic past. With well-maintained roads and pleasant weather year-round, it's an ideal destination for cyclists.

    Discover the best of Tenerife through this tour offering thrilling rides up Mt Teide from both the west and south, showcasing lava-formed terrains and breathtaking scenery. Each day presents varying challenges, allowing riders to enjoy the journey at their own pace.

    Beyond the daily rides, sample local Canarian cuisine and wines, explore the cultural richness of La Laguna, and visit iconic spots like the Garachico coast, Masca village, and Anaga Natural Park. This adventure promises unforgettable moments and a deeper appreciation for Tenerife's natural beauty and cycling potential.

    • Garachico, Tenerife, Spain. Matthias Fuhrimann@Unsplash
    • White wine in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. bea & Txema & alan@Flickr
    • Gallotia galloti, a wall lizard species endemic to Tenerife. CC:Petermann
    • San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. Giuseppe Gurrieri@Unsplash
    • Great beers in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. Carrie Finley-Bajak@Flickr
    • Masca, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. Nicole Arango Lang@Unsplash
    • Plaza de España on Santa Cruz, Tenerife, Spain. CC:Mike Peel
    • Fresh seafood in White wine in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. Kent Wang@Flickr

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    • Tiede National Park - UNESCO World Heritage Site with unique volcanic landscapes
    • Los Cristianos - a lively resort town
    • Anaga Natural Park - UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
    • Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    • Masca Valley
    • Garachico - a charming coastal town
    • La Laguna (or San Cristóbal de La Laguna) - UNESCO World Heritage Site with preserved architecture and cobbled streets
    • Vilaflor - a picturesque mountain town

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  • Volcanic Peaks, Coastal Beauty, and Island Culture

     Tour Description Daily Program 

  • Daily program

    Throughout your journey, a team of 2-3 experienced guides will accompany you daily, supported by 1-2 vehicles, allowing you to select your preferred daily distance—whether opting for a short, medium, or longer route.

    Day 1: Arrival to Los Cristianos
    From the airport, you'll be transported to your first hotel in Los Cristianos. Located on the southern coast, this resort town offers beautiful beaches like Playa de Los Cristianos and a vibrant harbor. Explore the busy promenade in the evening with various dining and shopping options.

    Day 2: Los Cristianos - Vilaflor - Los Cristianos (31 mi.- 40 mi. / 50 km - 65 km)
    The cycling route to Vilaflor offers the perfect warm-up for assessing climbing skills and bike readiness for upcoming challenges. Positioned at 1,400 meters altitude, Vilaflor offers breathtaking vistas of Teide National Park and Mount Teide, Spain's tallest summit. The town's allure lies in its picturesque architecture—whitewashed buildings, flower-filled balconies, and quaint cobbled paths—making it an ideal place to stop for a taste of Canarian coffee.

    Elevation: 4757 ft - 4757 ft - 3280 ft

    Day 3: Los Cristianos - Mt Tiede - Los Cristianos (40 mi. - 51 mi. - 64 mi. / 65 km - 80 km - 100 km)
    The ascent to Mount Teide from Tenerife's western side offers a gradual 5-6% climb on well-maintained roads with unique volcanic landscapes. Standing as Spain's tallest peak at 12,198 feet, Mount Teide resides within Teide National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its volcanic formations and biodiversity. This route presents a physical challenge and reveals the island's historical and natural significance.

    Elevation: 8202 ft - 7545 ft - 4593 ft

    Day 4: Los Cristianos - Santa Cruz - Los Cristianos (34 mi. - 40 mi. - 48 mi. / 55 km - 65 km - 75km)
    Today's leisurely ride takes you to Tenerife's eastern part, heading to TEMPUS Bodega. This renowned winery offers an authentic taste of Canarian cuisine and local wines amidst stunning landscapes. Cycling through this region reveals charming coastal villages, lush scenery, and a rich cultural experience.

    Elevation: 4921 ft - 4593 ft - 3280 ft

    Day 5: Los Cristianos - Mt. Tiede - Santa Cruz (25 mi. - 33 mi. - 38 mi. / 40 km - 50 km - 60 km)
    The second climb of the week to Mount Teide is from the southern approach, passing through Vilaflor en route to El Teide. Pause for a coffee break at the summit and enjoy the remarkable views before descending back to the hotel. This journey poses a challenge, blending the scenic beauty of Vilaflor's high-altitude charm with the demanding climb toward Mount Teide, making it a pinnacle challenge for the week.

    Elevation: 9842 ft - 7874 ft - 4921 ft

    Day 6: Santa Cruz - Masca - Garachico - Santa Cruz (28 mi. - 34 mi. - 43 mi. / 45 km - 55 km - 70 km)
    Today's route spans from Chio in the northwest of the island down the renowned switchbacks to reach the village of Masca. From here, you'll continue towards the coastal town of Garachico, navigating the stunning and tranquil Las Cruces climb to conclude the ride. End the day at Mama Delgado's house in the hills above La Orotava for a fun Paella party.

    Elevation: 5249 ft - 4593 ft - 3280 ft

    Day 7: Santa Cruz - Anaga Natural Park - La Laguna - Santa cruz (29 mi. - 34 mi. - 45 mi. / 45 km - 55 km - 70 km)
    Explore the northeast today, conquering the challenging Bailadero climb to reach Anaga's UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Anaga boasts tall mountains, deep valleys with laurel forests, and panoramic views extending to Mt Tiede. The journey continues to La Laguna, a UNESCO World Heritage city with a significant history and vibrant cultural charm, where you'll pause for lunch before ending the trek in Tenerife's capital, Santa Cruz.

    Elevation: 6233 ft - 4593 ft - 3280 ft

    Day 8: Departure from Santa Cruz
    Santa Cruz de Tenerife is known for its mix of modern and historical landmarks like the Auditorio de Tenerife and Plaza de España. If time allows, spend the day shopping along Calle Castillo and enjoying local cuisine. When it's time for departure, you will be transported back to the airport.

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  • Accommodation


    Each 4-5-star hotel is strategically situated to enhance your cycling adventure, ensuring convenience and offering facilities like spas, gyms, pools, and diverse dining options. These are sample hotels and may vary by availability.

    Los Cristianos: H10 Big Sur

    Santa Cruz: AC Marriott

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     Daily program Bikes 

  • Bikes

    Bikes available for rent on this tour:

    Road Bike with disc brakes

    • BMC Teammachine SLR FIVE / Roadmachine FIVE  / Pinarello RAHZA / or similar
    • Components: Shimano Ultegra

    Road bike with electronic gears 

    • BMC Teammachine SLR THREE / Roadmachine THREE  Di2  / Pinarello PARIS / or similar
    • Components: Shimano Ultegra Di2 / SRAM Rival AXS

    Road bike with electronic gears (plus)

    • BMC Teammachine SLR01 FIVE  / Pinarello PARIS / or similar
    • Components: Shimano Ultegra Di2

    VIP road bike

    • Factor O2 VAM / or similar
    • Components: SRAM Force ASX

    Electrically assisted road bike 

    • BMC AMP / Focus Paralane / or similar
    • Components: Shimano Ultegra.

    Bike Protection:
    Bike protection can be purchased at the time of booking. You can read more about that HERE.

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     Accommodation Dates & Prices 

  • Dates

    Jan 13, 20; Feb 3, 17, 24; Mar 2, 9, 23, 30; Apr 13, 2024


    Tour Package

    Per person, double occupancy €1774
    Single-use room (1 person/ 1 room) €2224

    Bike Rental

    Road bike with disc brakes €175
    Road bike with electronic gears €250
    Road bike with electronic gears (plus) €280
    VIP road bike €450
    Electrically assisted bike €330

    Included services

    • 7-nights accommodation
    • Half board, 6 x breakfasts and 5 x dinners
    • Daily guided cycling routes
    • Airport transfers
    • Luggage transfers
    • Support vehicle on all cycling routes (supplying water, isotonic drinks, energy bars, and dried fruit)
    • Daily briefings detailing each route (distance, elevation gain, and difficulty)
    • Wine tasting
    • Paella party

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    Volcanic Peaks, Coastal Beauty, and Island Culture

     Bikes Other Details 

  • Surface and terrain

    The cycling route offers smooth mountain roads with minimal traffic

    How to get there

    Tour start and end-
    Nearest airport: Tenerife South Airport (Aeropuerto de Tenerife Sur, TFS).

    Upon arrival, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel in Los Cristianos.

    Upon departure, you will be met at your hotel in Santa Cruz and transferred to the airport.

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