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3 Cycling Loops Around Calpe to Tackle

Calling all road cyclists!  

This post features a guide with three diverse road cycling routes in and around Calpe. With detailed descriptions, maps, and elevation profiles, this guide makes it easy to plan your next cycling adventure. From stunning coastal views to challenging mountain climbs, these routes cater to riders of all levels and abilities. So why wait?
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No. 1: Calpe - Benissa - Col de Rates - Tarbena - Altea - Calpe

Calpe - Benissa - Col de Rates - Tarbena - Altea - Calpe

The route has a mix of terrain, with both challenging climbs and flatter sections. The total distance of the loop is approximately 80 kilometers and the elevation gain is around 1,500 meters.

The route starts and ends in Calpe and takes you through the mountains, with beautiful views of the valley below. You’ll pass through small villages and towns along the way, with the opportunity to stop and explore or grab a bite to eat. As you continue on the loop, you’ll make your way back to Calpe along the Mediterranean coast, with beautiful views of the sea.

No. 2: Calpe - teluada- benissa - denia - xabia - moraira - Calpe

Calpe - teluada- benissa - denia - xabia - moraira - Calpe

Starting from Av. Rosa de Los Vientos in Calpe, you’ll begin by winding your way through the rolling hills of the Costa Blanca, taking in stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea as you go.

As you make your way toward Teulada, you’ll be greeted by challenging inclines and winding roads that will test your stamina and technical skills. But the effort will be well worth it as you take in the breathtaking vistas of the surrounding mountains.

Next, you’ll head towards Benissa, where you’ll find yourself surrounded by lush, green valleys and quaint Spanish villages. The route will continue through Pego, where you’ll be able to see olive groves and orange orchards along the way.

As you make your way through Dénia, Xàbia, and Adsubia, you’ll be able to take in the natural beauty of the region, including rugged cliffs, secluded coves, and crystal-clear waters.

After a well-deserved rest stop in Adsubia, you’ll continue towards Moraira, where the road will take you along the coast, with scenic views of the sea, small beaches, and a great chance to see some wild marine life.

Finally, you’ll reach the end of the route back in Calpe, having tackled some of the most challenging and beautiful roads the region has to offer.

This route is perfect for road cyclists who are looking for an adventure and are ready to push themselves to the limit. With plenty of challenging inclines and winding roads, it offers a great opportunity to test your abilities and will leave you with unforgettable memories of the beautiful Alicante Spain.

no. 3: Calpe - guadalest - benimantell - castell de castells - parcent - xalo- Calpe

Calpe - guadalest - benimantell - castell de castels - parcent - xalo- Calpe

Embark on an epic road cycling adventure through the scenic landscapes of the Alicante province in Spain, starting in the seaside town of Calp. From Calp, head east along the CV-755, taking in the stunning views of the Mediterranean as you climb up towards El Castell de Guadalest. This charming village, nestled in the mountains, is known for its stunning castle and picturesque streets.

As you continue on your journey, make your way through the small village of Benimantell, where you’ll find quiet country roads and rolling hills. After a brief stop to refuel and take in the views, make your way toward Panoràmica, where you’ll be greeted with panoramic vistas of the surrounding valleys.

Next, take a detour to the charming village of Castell de Castells, where you can visit the local Ajuntament and take in the beautiful architecture. From there, continue on to the village of Benigembla, where you can stop for a refreshing drink or bite to eat.

As you make your way towards Parcent, the road begins to climb again, taking you higher into the mountains. This challenging stretch of road is rewarded with breathtaking views of the valley below.

Eventually, you will arrive at Xaló, where you can take a break and wander through the charming streets of this traditional village, before making your way back to Calp, via Av. Valencia. This route takes you through a diverse landscape, from seaside towns to mountainous villages, and offers a mix of challenging climbs and smooth descents that will keep your heart pumping and your senses thrilled.

Enjoy the journey, take some pictures and remember the experience, This route is the perfect combination of scenic beauty and physical challenge, making it the perfect road cycling adventure.

From scenic coastal routes to challenging climbs in the mountains, these loops offer a diverse range of cycling experiences for all levels. Start planning your next road cycling adventure in Calpe!
Robert Temchook

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