Pick up (optional) at Seville airport and transfer to the Sierra de Aracena. Accommodation in our rural house “El Buho” with welcome dinner.
DAY 2: MOLINO RIO ALAJAR-ALMONASTER
After breakfast, Peter Jan, the coordinator of the cycling week will provide you with the bicycles, if you have rented them and will explain the route to you along with all the documentation, including GPS information, telephone number for assistance and maps.
This first route is 38.9 km long and is estimated to take 5h30h to complete. After passing through several mountain villages, you will reach the town of Almonaster la Real where you will have the opportunity to visit one of the oldest and most beautiful mosques in the region, dating from before the Middle Ages. It is situated on the top of a mountain overlooking the village.
DAY 3 : MOLINO RIO ALAJAR – CORTECONCEPCIÓN
A physical day awaits you today with this 47.3 km circular route, the hardest of the week! You will pass through the beautiful villages of Corteconcepción, Aracena, and Linares.
In Corteconcepción, to recharge your batteries, you can relax and enjoy a visit to a traditional ham producer’s cellar before cycling back to your accommodation.
DAY 4: MOLINO RIO ALAJAR – SANTA ANA LA REAL
Today’s route will be 31.3km. The estimated time spent on the bike will be about 4 hours, depending on the level and preparation of the group.
This route crosses the beautiful village of Los Madroñeros and the municipality of Santa Ana la Real.
DAY 5: MOLINO RIO ALAJAR – ARACENA
Today’s route is the shortest. It is 30.7 km long and can be completed in 4.15 hours on the bikes.
After your departure, you will arrive at La Peña de Arias Montano, where you will enjoy one of the most beautiful views of the whole Sierra from “the balcony of the Sierra”, taking in the impressive views and the calm that reigns in this famous area, where the most popular pilgrimage of the Sierra is celebrated.
DAY 6 : MOLINO RIO ALAJAR – CORTEGANA
Today we return to a long route of about 47.9 km which should be completed in about 6h30 cycling time.
Along this route, you will pass through the discreet villages of Los Romeros, Canaleja, before arriving at the magnificent castle of Cortegana, dating from the 14th century, before returning and relaxing in your rural accommodation.
DAY 7: MOLINO RIO ALAJAR –JABUGO
Today we will finish this week with a relatively short route of 28.6km, which can be done in 4.05h.
We will pass through typical villages of the Sierra, where we will be able to enjoy the art of the Sierra through its gastronomy, crafts, and culture.
DAY 8: END OF YOUR SPORTING HOLIDAY IN SIERRA DE ARACENA Y PICOS DE AROCHE
We hope you have enjoyed your stay at our accommodation and look forward to receiving again you on another occasion to help you explore new routes and horizons in our paradise of the Sierra de Aracena Natural Park.