Southern Spain's Andalucía Bike Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

From $4,199 - $4,499 /person

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 3-5

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Casual & Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

Southern Spain's Andalucía Bike Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 3-5

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Casual & Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2024: Sep-Oct 2025: Mar-May, Aug-Oct

From $4,199 - $4,499 /person

Flamenco & Vistas: Sevilla to Granada

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!

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Highlights

  • 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
Southern Spain Andalucía Bike Tour map

Spain

Start Sevilla

End Granada

Airports & Travel details*

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

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Itinerary

Days 1-3

Description

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.

Accommodations

Nights 1-3

Hotel Catalonia Reina Victoria
Ronda
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)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 4-6

Description

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) Decide if you'd like to bike through immense honey-hued cliffs or hike the renowned gorge trail of the Caminito del Rey An early-morning out-and-back route takes you to the foothills of the Sierra de Gracia and stunning views of Archidona.

Accommodations

Nights 4-5

La Bobadilla, A Royal Hideaway Hotel
Loja
*Premiere Hotel

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

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

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Straight Talk

We want to make sure you're on the trip that's right for you. 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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Hotels

Adventure-Ready Hotels

Ideally located with ready access to trip activities, our Casual hotels are also known for their character and charm.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Nights 1-3

Hotel Catalonia Reina Victoria
Ronda

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)

Nights 4-5

La Bobadilla, A Royal Hideaway Hotel
Loja

*Premiere Hotel

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

From $4,199 - $4,499 /person

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Bikes

Choose Your Perfect Bike

Our bikes are designed and built with specific cyclists and riding styles in mind, so we can always offer you a perfect ride. Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

Backroads Performance Racer 2.0
Backroads Next Generation Performance Road Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Ideal for avid cyclists
  • Redesigned for 2024
  • Next gen titanium frame with carbon wheels
  • Responsive, efficient and comfortable
  • Drop handlebars only
Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Suited for a wide range of cyclists
  • Comfortable ergonomic seat
  • Long wheel base adds to the bike's control and stability
  • Upright handlebars only
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

  • One of the lightest e-bikes available
  • Provides plenty of power and more than enough battery
  • Lower top tubes for easier mounting and dismounting
  • Upright handlebars only

Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

Cannondale Synapse Pro Carbon Bike
Carbon Bike
  • $650 rental fee; subject to availability
  • 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
  • Built for hard-core riders
Co-Motion Torpedo Tandem Bike
Tandem Bike
  • $400 rental fee
  • Hand-built frame features Co-Motion's custom-designed Cro-Moly steel tubeset, powerful Avid disc brakes, Shimano Ultegra drive train
  • Custom upgraded wheelset
  • Best for riders with some tandem experience.

From $4,199 - $4,499 /person

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