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Cycling in Lanzarote

Get to know this Canarian island in the saddle. You’ll find a varied mix of routes, but most offer you tougher uphill terrain to tackle around the volcanic area. Even when you’re not traversing the wondrous landscape, you’ll find plenty of welcoming coastal towns and delicious Spanish fare to help you refuel.

Awesome adventures

You can still keep active when you’re not cycling with a hike into the Tramuntana National Park. Its otherworldly scenes look like they’ve been lifted from the moon, and you could even have a meal cooked by the thermal lava underground!

Coastal journeys

On the far south-western tip lies Playa Blanca, lined by seven bronzed beaches and with fascinating routes to wow you! That includes one that only reaches 250m above sea level, and takes in a fluorescent green lake and rocky coastal cliffs.

Inland inclines

The popular, purpose-built resort of Costa Teguise has plenty to keep you occupied. If you want to experience the volcanic landscape, use the local cycling routes that lead to a house created out of lava bubbles and a grand 15th century castle.

Lanzarote cycling hotels

  • Costa Teguise >> Haria >> Costa Teguise
  • Costa Teguise >> Haria >> Mirador del Rio >> Costa Teguise
  • Playa Blanca >> Tinajo >> La Geria >> Playa Blanca

Costa Teguise >> Haria >> Costa Teguise

Suitable for: Seasoned cyclists

Difficulty: 4/5

Climb Level: 3/5

Max Altitude: 363m

Distance: 649.5m

The Route: This is the longest of the Tourist Board’s approved routes. You’ll pass through a stunning cactus garden and all around the pretty area of Costa Teguise. In Haría, you’ll have the chance to stop and stare at the Atlantic Ocean and see a town less known to tourists..

Costa Teguise >> Haria >> Mirador del Rio >> Costa Teguise

Suitable for: Seasoned cyclists

Difficulty: 4/5

Climb Level: 4/5

Max Altitude: 472m

Distance: 62.9km

The Route: Travelling north from the tourist coast, this route takes you close to many of Lanzarote’s most treasured tourist attractions, including Jameos del Agua. You can also enjoy the view of La Graciosa from Mirador del Rio. Because of its climb, it’s particularly great for pros rather than newbies.

Playa Blanca >> Tinajo >> La Geria >> Playa Blanca

Suitable for: Leisurely pedallers

Difficulty: 4/5

Climb Level: 3/5

Max Altitude: 359m

Distance: 61.7km

The Route: Pick this leisurely route for its looks more than the challenge it poses. It’s mid-level in difficulty and heads across Timanfaya National Park. You’ll be taken past the historic volcano as well as the many vineyards that are scattered around the region. The water breaks will be breathtaking to say the least!

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