Granada: Cycling - Mountain Biking
A City in the Southern province of Andalucia
Cycling is a hugely popular pastime around the Granada region. The proximately of the Nevada Mountain range and the Andalucian countryside mean you’re spoilt on a cycling holiday in Granada. The Sierra Nevada offers mountain bikers a wealth of fantastic opportunities. These are serious mountains and if you’re a serious mountain biker, you won’t be disappointed. Take your pick from single tracks, mammoth descents, and truly testing climbs. If you’re looking for something less extreme, there are plenty of less gruelling cycling options to be found in the Sierra Nevada. The gorgeous Andalucian countryside around Granada also offers plenty of scope for cyclists. There are many quiet country paths throughout the beautiful olive tree filled countryside. There are also many purpose built cycle ways which allow for safe and pleasant country cycling. Mountain bikes in Granada can be hired at various outlets around the city for 10 to 12 Euros a day. Cycling in Granada city itself can be a great way to see the city at a leisurely pace. Cycles in Granada can be rented from Eco Way Bike Rental at Plaza Nuevo. City cruising bikes cost 15 Euros for a full day, 10 Euros for a half day, or 3.50 Euros for an hour. You can also hire electricity assisted bikes for an extra few Euros. Cycle lanes in Granada are rare so take care on main roads and it’s best to wear a helmet.