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Cycling routes in Castilla-La Mancha

Conquering the climbs and exploring the plains of Castilla-La Mancha on two wheels

Castilla-La Mancha, Spain is a region that offers both challenging climbs and picturesque countryside for road and gravel cyclists. The region is known for its vast plains, ancient castles, and windmills made famous by Don Quixote. The nearby Sierra de Alcaraz provides mountainous terrain perfect for off-road cycling and adventure. Exploring the region's historical towns, such as Toledo, by bike is a unique experience. Notable climbs in the area include Alto del Vivero and Alto de Líjar, which offer breathtaking views at their summits. With its combination of history, stunning landscapes, and diverse cycling opportunities, Castilla-La Mancha is a great destination for cyclists.

A challenging road cycling route to Ruidera

136 km
829 m

Take on a challenging road cycling adventure with the Ruidera Adventure. This 136km route with an ascent of 829m will test even the most experienced cyclists. Start your ride at the impressive Castillo de Pilas Bonas before heading towards the Castle of Peñarroya, a historical site dating back to the 12th century. Marvel at the scenic landscapes as you pedal towards Ruidera and discover the stunning Laguna Batana and Lagunas de Ruidera. The adventure doesn't end there, as you'll also have the chance to explore the magnificent Cascada del Hundimiento de Ruidera and visit the charming town of Alhambra.

Explore the natural beauty of Palomares

187 km
3921 m

The Palomares Scenic Ride is a road cycling route starting near Yeste in Castilla-La Mancha, Spain. With a distance of 187 kilometers and an ascent of 3921 meters, this route is perfect for cyclists looking to immerse themselves in the stunning landscape of Palomares. The route takes you through various highlights including the picturesque Puente de Palomares, the stunning El Pardal climb, and the beautiful town of Riópar. Along the way, you'll also pass through the Collado de Monte Arriba and Puerto de las Crucetillas, offering scenic views and challenging climbs. The Palomares Scenic Ride offers a unique and engaging cycling experience, showcasing the natural beauty of Palomares.

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Yeste: Where Nature Meets Cycling in Castilla-La Mancha

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Villanueva de la Torre

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Experience the thrill of conquering legendary climbs in Caudete

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Conquer challenging climbs and marvel at the famous windmills of Consuegra.

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Ossa de Montiel

Legendary climbs and stunning landscapes in Ossa de Montiel

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Experience Illescas: A Cycling Paradise with Access to Legendary Climbs

Embark on a challenging road cycling adventure exploring the scenic beauty of rural Castilla-La Mancha.

107 km
488 m

Experience the raw beauty of rural Castilla-La Mancha on this challenging road cycling route. With a total ascent of 488 meters and a distance of 107 kilometers, this route offers a thrilling adventure for cyclists seeking a physical challenge. Starting near Belmonte, embark on a counter-clockwise journey filled with scenic landscapes and cultural treasures.

An exciting gravel route to Barrio Ibérico (sector 3)

54 km
423 m

Embark on an adventurous gravel route from Lezuza to Barrio Ibérico (sector 3) and explore the ancient remains of this important archaeological site. With a distance of 54 kilometers and an ascent of 423 meters, this route is suitable for intermediate cyclists. Highlights along the way include the fascinating Barrio Ibérico (sector 3), where you can discover the remnants of an ancient Iberian settlement, and the historic town of Barrax. Don't miss the impressive Castillo de Lezuza, offering panoramic views at the end of your journey. This route provides a unique opportunity to delve into the region's rich history while enjoying a scenic ride.

Explore the picturesque countryside of Castilla-La Mancha on this unique gravel route starting from Villa de Don Fadrique.

45 km
86 m

This distinctive cycling route takes you through the beautiful landscapes surrounding Villa de Don Fadrique in Castilla-La Mancha, Spain. With a mix of gravel and quiet roads, it offers a fun and challenging ride for gravel enthusiasts. The route showcases the region's rural charm, passing by charming towns and villages along the way. Cyclists will also encounter rolling hills and gentle climbs, providing a balanced mix of challenge and enjoyment throughout the ride. With its stunning scenery and varied terrain, this route is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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Los Yébenes

Embark on the iconic Ruta de Don Quijote from Los Yébenes.

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Montealegre del Castillo

Discover challenging climbs in the scenic countryside.

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Diverse terrain, scenic landscapes, and access to famous cycling spots make Miguelturra a cyclist's paradise.

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Conquer legendary cycling climbs in Almorox, Spain.

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Embark on a cycling adventure through the stunning nature of Nerpio.

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Cycling paradise in Castilla-La Mancha, Spain, with challenging climbs and historic charm.

Embark on a scenic gravel escape through the rustic landscapes of Castilla-La Mancha.

58 km
138 m

Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life on this picturesque gravel route through the rustic landscapes of Castilla-La Mancha. With a distance of 58 kilometers and an ascent of 138 meters, this route offers a relaxing yet invigorating ride for gravel cyclists. Starting in Villarta de San Juan, you'll pass through Villarrubia de los Ojos and Las Labores, before returning to the charming town of Villarta de San Juan. As you ride through tranquil countryside and quaint villages, you'll have plenty of opportunities to embrace the natural beauty of the region.

Explore the rugged countryside around Iniesta on this thrilling gravel adventure.

72 km
453 m

Escape the beaten path and immerse yourself in the raw beauty of the countryside surrounding Iniesta. This gravel route takes you through scenic trails and hidden gems, allowing you to discover the region's natural wonders. From the quaint village of Iniesta to the historic town of Motilla del Palancar, this adventure is sure to leave you in awe. Take a break at Valhermoso de la Fuente to soak in the tranquility of its surroundings, and continue your journey through Pozoseco and El Peral, each offering their own unique charm.

Explore the picturesque town of Elche de la Sierra and visit the impressive Castillo de Yeste.

128 km
2526 m

This road cycling route starting near Liétor takes you through beautiful countryside and charming towns. As you cycle, you will pass through Elche de la Sierra, a picturesque town known for its rural tranquility. Make sure to take some time to explore the town and immerse yourself in its traditional Spanish culture. One of the highlights of this route is the Castillo de Yeste, a stunning castle that overlooks the town. The castle has a rich history and offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.

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Cycling Paradise with Legendary Climb

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Conquer the legendary climbs of Socovos, Castilla-La Mancha

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Cycling Paradise in Castilla-La Mancha

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Adventure awaits in Lezuza

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Cedillo del Condado

Vibrant cycling community near the historic Toledo and famous Monte Palomar climb.

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Exploring the stunning landscapes and embarking on challenging climbs of Manzanares, Spain.

Conquer the legendary climbs of Cantueña on this epic road cycling route

81 km
392 m

Embark on a challenging road cycling route through the mythical climbs of Cantueña. This route will test your limits as you tackle steep ascents, winding mountain roads, and breathtaking descents. Soak in the stunning vistas of the Cantueña region, renowned for its rugged beauty and awe-inspiring landscapes. Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of Castilla-La Mancha, as you pass through charming towns and villages along the way. From historic landmarks to picturesque countryside, this legendary route offers a truly unforgettable cycling experience.

Embark on a gravel adventure through remote villages and discover ancient ruins along the way

54 km
318 m

This gravel route is perfect for cyclists seeking a unique and off-the-beaten-path experience. Covering a distance of 54 kilometers and climbing 318 meters, the route showcases the rural beauty of Castilla-La Mancha. As you cycle through the villages of El Peral and Pozoseco, you'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture and admire the traditional architecture. The highlight of the route is Motilla del Palancar, an ancient archaeological site dating back to the Bronze Age. Explore the ruins and discover the history of this fascinating location. Overall, this gravel adventure offers a chance to connect with the lesser-known side of Castilla-La Mancha.

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