Murcia Cycling Wine Tour Jumilla Fiesta Spain

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Harvest Wine Tour 20-28 Sep 21* · (Level 1/2) (3/4* HB)

This 8-night/9-day, guided Bike and Wine Tour offers an exciting opportunity to experience how rural Spain celebrates its annual wine harvest. With local festivities aplenty, this tour promises as much off the bike as on the bike in the heart of Murcia's somewhat undiscovered wine region. For full details see description below.

*Availability: up to 12 places
€1,095.00
Tax included · Price per person**
15% deposit will be required to secure the booking. The remainder of the balance will be due 10 weeks before commencement of the Camp/Tour. Prices are based on 2 people sharing a twin room. Contact us to obtain prices and availability of single occupancy rooms.

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Summary: 

Our guided Bike and Wine Tour offers an exciting opportunity to experience how rural Spain celebrates its annual wine harvest. With local festivities aplenty, this tour promises as much off the bike as on the bike in the heart of Murcia's somewhat undiscovered wine 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:

  • Suitability - Level 1/2 - Social/Moderate - Social/Club/Sportive riders

  • This is a leisure orientated tour 

  • Duration - 8-night/9-day 

  • Accommodation - 3/4* Half Board 

  • Rides - Guided rides - Daily 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

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

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Itinerary Summary:

Day

Route

Activities

1

Free scheduled airport transfer from Alicante (ALC) to Elche

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

Free scheduled transport to airport (ALC)

Fond farewell, hopefully see you next year...

Tour Price Summary:

8-night/9-day tour

1,095 Euros

Single Supplement: Contact us for single supplement prices

Included Extras:

Wine tasting mentioned above

Wine with dinner on the 3 nights in Jumilla, Yecla and Bullas

Not Included:

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

Flexible: For all tours we offer the following additional option:

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

Further details:  Contact us via the contact form or email chrisandsimon@etiquettecycling.cc

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Data sheet

Level
Level 1/2
Accom
3/4* HB

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