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Cycling in Calpe

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Cycling in Calpe

Your Guide to the pro cycling hotspot in the Costa Brava
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Bespoke training with James

1:1 coaching packages with James in Costa Blanca.

Price on Application

A flexible 5 day package designed completely around what YOU want. Experience what it’s like to have a personal cycling coach in a pro training camp hotspot in Calpe. There’ll be plenty of riding, but also time to explore the resort of Calpe, enjoy the food and the best local places.

Other than booking your flight and bike, everything on this trip will be taken care of!

Available for October-November 2024

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Tours of Calpe

A 7 Day tour of the Costa Blanca, home to incredible scenery, pro cycling training camps, and great beaches to enjoy off the bike. Guided by experienced cycling coaches, this trip is designed to be the ultimate early season training camp or challenging cycling holiday.


22nd February – 1st March 2025



(Single supplement of £35 per night)

Experience level

Aimed at those looking to challenge themselves early season! A good level of fitness is recommended

Your Complete Guide to Cycling in Calpe

Whether you’re joining an organised trip or heading to Calpe yourself, here’s everything you need to know

Apartment Rental in Calpe

Stay in the centre of Calpe in this furnished 2-bedroom apartment.

The ideal base for your cycling holiday, close to all the best food and drink places for after your day’s riding

Check availability and further details for your trip to Calpe

Bike Hire in Calpe

Not sure whether to travel with your bike, or hire one locally?

Check out THIS GUIDE if you’re planning to travel with your bike. Depending on how long you’re going for, it can work out cheaper and is less hassle than you may think.

If you’d rather hire a bike in Calpe, use Start With Bike. A trusted, local bike shop with top brands like Pinarello, Giant & LIV – Plus a free basic bike fit included with your rental.

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The 5 Best Routes in Calpe

#1 – The Caves, Vall d’ebo descent and over the trunk

113km / 1,500m climbing

A ride through a quiet mountain pass gets you to the top of Vall d’ebo. Then you’ll take on the most stunning descent in the area -winding down to sea level with views of both the sea and mountains.

#2 – Bernia & The Rates

86km / 1,700m climbing

2 iconic climbs in this challenging route. First, a gradual ramp up to the Bernia ridge at 620m, but watch out for the punchy sections! Then the most famous climb in Calpe, the Col de Rates.

#3 – Tarbena up to Port Sa Creueta

87km, 1,400m climbing

Heading to Tarbena, but instead of descending down the Coll de Rates you’ll continue up onto Port Sa Crueta at 780m.

#4 – Guadalest

80km / 1,400m climbing

The highlight of this route is the stunning Guadalest reservoir. After passing through the popular tourist destination of Castell de Guadalest, you’ll cycling around the reservior before heading back

#5 – Tudons

125km, 2,200m climbing

If you’re after a long, hard day in the saddle, this is the ride for you! There’s a 16km climb up to the Tudons to the highest point in the area at 1,025m. Other than a few short, sharp climbs, it’s mainly a very enjoyable descent from here!

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“An all-encompassing, unforgettable week of cycling with breathtaking views and wonderful hospitality. James excelled as coach and host, providing constructive 1:1 support on and off the bike. My first-ever camp far exceeded my expectations. Thank you James for a week I’ll never forget.”

Caroline Moore