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Southern Spain's Andalucía Bike Tour

Flamenco & Vistas: Sevilla to Granada

Couples, Friends & Solos

6 days 5 nights

Activity Level: 3-5

Casual & Premiere Hotels

From: $4,199 - $4,449 pp dbl occ

($600 - $700 for sgl occ)

Flamenco to fiestas, gazpacho to tapas, bodegas to bullrings—the essence of Spain is found in Andalucía. In the remote expanses of this long-ago Moorish stronghold, every mountain peak and whitewashed village tells a story. We'll take you inside and reveal their secrets. A bike tour in Andalucía with Backroads—quintessentially wonderful!

Southern Spain Andalucía Bike Tour map
Southern Spain Andalucía Bike Tour map


Start Sevilla / End Granada

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.


  • Cycle back in time over sunlit Spanish hills, tracing the classic route of Andalucía's pueblos blancos
  • Relish Andalusian cuisine—traditional tapas, gazpacho and world-class olive oils straight from local groves
  • Marvel at the dramatic landscape and the unique and vibrant culture of the region
  • Explore Sevilla and Granada, our dazzling gateway cities, whose ancient art and architecture define the region


Accommodations may vary based on departure date.
6 Days Casual & Premiere Hotels*
Accommodations may vary based on departure.
Days 1-3

Rendezvous in lively Sevilla, the capital city of Andalusia | Visit a family-run olive oil press for lunch and bike through the countryside past Zahara de la Sierra, a picturesque pueblo blanco (white town) that was once a Moorish outpost | Pause for a coffee in Setenil de las Bodegas, where restaurants, bars and houses are dwarfed by the limestone cliffs into which they are built | Cycle in the Grazalema Mountains up pine-clad hills and past sparkling reservoirs | Discover the rich history of Ronda, an ancient capital that has inspired centuries of literature | Awe-inspiring cliffs and trails through cork-oak forest lead to sweeping views in all directions | Enjoy a winding ride through the Genal River Valley, filled with unique flora, centuries-old forests and crystal-clear waters | As you bike, take in views of the ancient pueblos blancos that dot our path.


Pool view of Hotel Catalonia Reina Victoria
Hotel Catalonia Reina Victoria
| Casual Hotel

With a dramatic setting directly on the edge of El Tajo Gorge, this renovated hotel offers unrivaled access to local attractions. (pool, spa)

Days 4-6

Awe-inspiring cliffs and vistas lead to the desert-like plains of Spain’s Wild West as we bike east to an area famous for limestone caves and a history of bandits and smugglers | Enjoy an uphill ride in the Sierra de las Nieves Natural Park—a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve—followed by a thrilling downhill to the tiny hamlet of El Burgo | Explore Loja's rolling hills, blanketed with countless olive trees | Savor lunch in a charming cortijo (traditional Andalusian farmhouse) | After lunch, decide if you'd like to continue biking or hike the renowned gorge trail of the Caminito de Rey | An early-morning out-and-back route takes you to the foothills of the Sierra de Gracia and stunning views of Archidona.

Exterior view of La Bobadilla, A Royal Hideaway Hotel
La Bobadilla, A Royal Hideaway Hotel
| *Premiere Hotel

You may never want to leave this splendid palace, beautifully set amid a sea of olive groves. (pool, spa)

The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.

Click on dates for pricing, itinerary variations and to book your trip. Price is per person, double occupancy in USD.

October 2023
Oct 1 - Oct 6
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Oct 8 - Oct 13
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Oct 15 - Oct 20
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Oct 22 - Oct 27
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Activity Level: 3-5

Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. Several routes and a range of levels are offered each day so you can choose how much or how little activity you want to do. Learn more about how we determine activity levels.

Daily Route Options

* Includes shuttle.
Day 1
Level 2 | 18 miles* | 1700 ft. gain
Level 3 | 27 miles | 2700 ft. gain
Day 2
Level 3 | 21 miles* | 2300 ft. gain
Level 4 | 32 miles* | 3900 ft. gain
Level 5 | 42 miles* | 5200 ft. gain
Level 5 | 55 miles* | 6000 ft. gain
Ronda Walking Tour (1 hour)
Day 3
Level 3 | 26 miles* | 2400 ft. gain
Level 4 | 32 miles* | 3600 ft. gain
Level 5 | 41 miles | 5000 ft. gain
Wine Tasting & City Tour (2 hours)
Day 4
Level 2 | 25 miles* | 1800 ft. gain
Level 3 | 34 miles* | 3000 ft. gain
Level 4 | 43 miles* | 3800 ft. gain
Level 5 | 52 miles* | 4900 ft. gain
El Caminito del Rey Hike (2 hours)
Day 5
Level 3 | 23 miles* | 2200 ft. gain
Level 4 | 32 miles* | 3300 ft. gain
Level 5 | 44 miles | 4900 ft. gain
Level 5 | 51 miles | 6000 ft. gain
Day 6
Level 2 | 19 miles | 1500 ft. gain

What's Included

Available Bike Options

The key to a stellar day's ride is a bike that's perfectly in tune with your cycling style… Backroads has you covered with the best bike fleet in the world! Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

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Backroads Performance Road Bike
Backroads Performance Road Bike
Performance Road Bike

Included in your trip price

This custom-designed titanium bike is lightweight and responsive, featuring Shimano Ultegra Di2 electronic shifting, 11-speed compact gearing, a premium Mavic Ksyrium Pro wheelset and a full carbon fork. 

Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike
Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

A proven classic, this custom-designed titanium bike is suited for a wide range of cyclists. It features a comfortable ergonomic seat and a long wheel base that add to the bike’s control and stability.

Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

Keep pace or zip ahead, pedaling with an electric boost. This bike provides plenty of power to flatten the hills and more than enough battery range to cover the distance.
Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

Cannondale Synapse Pro Carbon Bike
Cannondale Synapse Pro Carbon Bike
Carbon Bike

Ride like a pro with the top-of-the-line carbon Cannondale Synapse Hi-Mod Red ETAP AXS. Delivering phenomenal acceleration and handling in a light and powerful package.
$650 rental fee; subject to availability

Co-Motion Torpedo Tandem Bike
Co-Motion Torpedo Tandem Bike
Tandem Bike

This hand-built frame features Co-Motion's custom-designed cro-moly steel tubeset, powerful Avid disc brakes, Shimano Ultegra drive train, and a custom, upgraded wheelset. For experienced tandem riders.
$400 rental fee

Also Included

  • All breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Expertise and services of our experienced Trip Leaders
  • Snacks and beverages between meals
  • Additional guides and experts from the region on many trips
  • Van shuttles to support a variety of route options
  • Comprehensive Travel Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at museums, historic sites, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the Travel Planner
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Special events, including wine tastings and other select attractions as mentioned in the Travel Planner
  • On biking and multi-adventure trips use of fully equipped Backroads titanium bike plus helmet and accessories
  • Trailercycles, carriers and kid-sized helmets for Family Trips
  • Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
  • Park and other entry fees
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
  • Select coach transfers
  • Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
  • Park and other entry fees
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
  • Select coach transfers
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

Straight talk

We want to make sure you're on the right trip and that you have the best experience possible. Every Backroads trip is unique and this one is no exception.

Terrain & Shuttles

With Andalucía's limestone cliffs and ancient hilltop towns, you can look forward to some great climbs and steep descents. If you want a boost, we can flatten some of the hills with strategic shuttles, but you should be comfortable with some long downhills or hopping in the van for a lift.

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