Spain's Madrid to Valencia Easygoing E-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)

Activity Levels 1-3

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

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.

Spain's Madrid to Valencia Easygoing E-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)

Activity Levels 1-3

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

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: Jun

Dolce Tempo Journey - Wine & Paella from Dramatic Gorges to Mediterranean Beaches

As you make your way from Madrid to Valencia, you're in for a treat at every turn. Magnificent karst cliffs and pine tree forests. A medieval town or a whitewashed village close to the sea. Superb wines and fresh paella while you watch a colorful sunset. Let the region's historical charms, cultural arts and splendid scenery put you in a tranquilo state of mind.

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Highlights

  • E-bike from Madrid, the modern capital of Spain, through Castilla-de-la-Mancha and Valencia’s Costa Blanca
  • Discover World Heritage Cuenca and marvel at stunning natural wonders in Ciudad Encantada (the Enchanted City)
  • Explore Guadalest, a Moorish city dating back to the 11th century, and Dénia, home to some of the best beaches on the coast
  • Savor authentic paella in Valencia, the birthplace of this beloved dish and vacation at hotels awash with Spanish elegance
Spain Madrid to Valencia Easygoing E-bike Tour

Spain

Start Madrid

End Valencia

Airports & Travel details*

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Itinerary

Days 1-2

Description

From Madrid, Spain’s modern capital, get a taste of the beautiful Castilian countryside on an relaxed ride  The approach to the World Heritage City of Cuenca—with its sublime perch between two river gorges—is nothing short of jaw-dropping • Enjoy spectacular views of the city and a nice glass of wine on the patio of our hotel, a restored 16th-century convent  E-bike along a stunning tranquil road into the Sierra de Cuenca, admiring the karst landscape  Pause for lunch and exploration in Ciudad Encantada, an extraordinary outdoor rock “museum” created by natural forces  Savor dinner in charming Cuenca. 

Accommodations

Nights 1-2

Parador de Cuenca
Cuenca
Premiere Hotel

Boasting the “best views of the city,” this restored Dominican convent is now a dreamy hotel with infusions of grandeur and an enviable location. (pool) 

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

Day 3

Description

Spin along gently rolling hills and past vineyards to the colorful Alforins wine region, known as the “Tuscany” of Valencia  Enjoy a memorable visit to a local winery and learn how grape varietals and traditional winemaking techniques have helped elevate Valencia to a terroir of note  In the stunning village of Bocairent, admire Covetes dels Moros, a collection of ancient caves built into the rock face.

Accommodations

Night 3

Ferrero Boutique Hotel
Bocairent

Settle in at this restored farmhouse situated amid lush manicured gardens, orchards and walking paths. (pool, spa)  

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

Days 4-6

Description

A spectacular route takes you to picturesque Mediterranean villages on the Costa Blanca  The region's smooth roads, beautiful terrain and temperate climate make it an excellent place to e-bike  Climb to the mountaintop village of Guadalest, a Moorish city dating to the 11th century  A cobbled street lined with flower-bedecked houses leads to the town’s most prominent feature, Castell de Guadalest  Unwind at our paradisiacal hotel  Soak up grand scenery on a smooth ride to a hilltop town overlooking the coastline  In picturesque Altea, indulge in paella by the sea—nothing compares to the original!  The stunning blue-green color of the Guadalest reservoir is a sight you won’t soon forget from our final ride.  

Accommodations

Nights 4-5

Vivood Landscape Hotel
Alicante
Premiere Hotel

The landscape itself dictated the design of this award-winning sustainable luxury hotel with modular buildings set among trees, terraces of olive trees and nature trails. (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.

Shuttles

In order to bring you the best of both regions of Castilla & Valencia, we’ve strategically woven shuttles into our itinerary, including one three-hour shuttle on Day 3 of the trip.

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Hotels

World-Class Hotels

Our hand-selected Premiere hotels offer exceptional hospitality and experiences as special as the regions we explore.

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

Nights 1-2

Parador de Cuenca
Cuenca

Premiere Hotel

Boasting the “best views of the city,” this restored Dominican convent is now a dreamy hotel with infusions of grandeur and an enviable location. (pool) 

Night 3

Ferrero Boutique Hotel
Bocairent

Settle in at this restored farmhouse situated amid lush manicured gardens, orchards and walking paths. (pool, spa)  

Nights 4-5

Vivood Landscape Hotel
Alicante

Premiere Hotel

The landscape itself dictated the design of this award-winning sustainable luxury hotel with modular buildings set among trees, terraces of olive trees and nature trails. (pool, spa) 

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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 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+

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