Cycling in Murcia and experience Murcia's wine region

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Spring Wine Tour 8-16 Mar 21* · (Level 1/2) (3/4* HB)

Our 8-night/9-day, guided Bike and Wine Tour has spring in the air to coincide with Murcia's famous spring floracion (blossoming), an unequalled tourist attraction with many local events taking place during the month of March.  This tour promises the best natural beauty, culture and gastronomy of the region.  

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€1,095.00
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Summary

Our guided Bike and Wine Tour has spring in the air to coincide with Murcia's famous spring floracion (blossoming), an unequalled tourist attraction with many local events taking place during the month of March. This tour promises the best natural beauty, culture and gastronomy of the region.  

This tour will appeal to both wine connoisseurs and those wishing to learn more about wine.  Daily rides will proceed at a leisurely pace, providing ample opportunity to take in the impressive and varied scenery. 

Finally, Spain with on average 300+ days of sunshine a year, helps ensure the best cycling holiday experience.

Tour Profile - What's Included?

Suitability

Levels 1/2 - Social/Moderate 

Note:  This is a leisure orientated tour

Duration

8-night/9-day

Airport Transfers

Scheduled airport transfers to/from Alicante Airport (30 mins)

Accommodation

3/4* Half Board 

Rides

Daily guided rides ranging from 50km - 70km with up to 500m of ascent

Baggage Support

Our support vehicle will take the strain by moving your bags between locations

Pro-style Support

The Etiquette Cycling team with support vehicle are on hand to ensure you can just ride, rest and relax

Additional

Off the bike support

Tour Highlights

Stay in the 16th century Monastery Santa Eulalia; explore the breathtaking sanctuary housing the image of Santa Eulalia de Mérida

Explore at your leisure the vineyards of Jumilla, Yecla & Bullas famed for the monastrell grape

A unique opportunity to stay in a Casa Rural (rural house) and enjoy the wines produced in the surrounding vineyard

Learn about the local wines through a tasting experience in Jumilla’s wine museum

Visit the medieval Santuario de la Vera Cruz (Sanctuary of True Cross) which dominates the city of Caravaca de la Cruz

Marvel at the “Sanctuary of Hope” carved out of the rocky hillside of the Segura Valley where pilgrims from around the world visit the Virgin of Hope

Relax in the natural spa at Archena set in the heart of the Ricote Valley

Stay in a rural guest house and enjoy the homemade breads produced from the on site mill

Tour Itinerary - Summary

Day

Route

Activities

1

Scheduled airport transfer 

Welcome briefing and bike set-up

Group welcome dinner

2

Elche - Jumilla

65Km +800m/-400m

Ride into Murcia’s most famous wine region

Stay in a Casa Rural (rural house) and enjoy the wines produced in the surrounding vineyard

3

Jumilla - Yecla - Jumilla 

A 50km loop

A shorter local loop exploring Yecla, Murcia’s second wine region

A wine  tasting experience in Jumilla’s wine museum

4

 Jumilla - Caravaca

70km +628/-515m

Visit the medieval Santuario de la Vera Cruz (Sanctuary of True Cross)

5

Caravaca de La Cruz - Sierra Espuna

68 km  +837m/-843m

Stay in a converted monastery

6

Sierra Espuna - Bullas

45km +700m/-700m

Visit Murcia’s 3rd wine region

Stay in a rural guest house.  Enjoy the homemade breads produced from the on site mill

7

Bullas - Archena

50km +500m/-900m

Ride through the tranquil Ricote Valley towards Archena’s natural spa

8

Archena - Elche

75km +900m/-900m

The perfect location to reflect on the week’s experiences

Celebration last night dinner and presentations

9

Scheduled airport transfer

Fond farewell, hopefully see you next year...

Wine Tour - Price Summary

8-night/9-day Tour

1095 Euros (per person - Half Board - sharing twin room)

Extra Nights

100 Euros (per night)

Single Supplement

Contact us for single supplement price

Included Extras

Wine tasting at Jumilla museum

Wine with dinner on the 2 nights in Jumilla & Bullas

Not Included

Flights / Travel & cycling activity insurance / Alcoholic drink & minibar / Incidental expenses (for example, cafe/lunch stops) / Road Bike hire -available with special offer on request

Flexible

For all tours we offer the following additional options:

Extra hotel only nights if you wish to extend your stay for any reason

Minimum Numbers

A minimum 6 people required for this tour to proceed (individuals or group/s)

Payment Terms

To confirm booking - 15% deposit payment required

Balance - required 10 weeks prior to tour start date 

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Data sheet

Level
Level 1/2
Accom
3/4* HB

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