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4 Reasons to Cycle in Alicante

If you are searching for your next cycling holiday destination, then look no further than the Costa Blanca! It has around 300 days of sun, is easy to get to and you can enjoy the stunning views along the coast. The area is already popular with cyclists and is a winter training ground for many a professional team, meaning you will find all the facilities you need. If you still need convincing, read on and see why the Costa Blanca is an ideal cycling destination.

JANUARY 09 / 2020

If you are searching for your next cycling holiday destination, then look no further than the Costa Blanca! It has around 300 days of sun, is easy to get to and you can enjoy the stunning views along the coast. The area is already popular with cyclists and is a winter training ground for many a
professional team, meaning you will find all the facilities you need. If you still need convincing, read on and see why the Costa Blanca is an ideal cycling destination.

 

#1 Fantastic Facilities
On the Costa Blanca you will not need to worry about finding what you need for your cycling holiday. There are many companies offering bike and equipment rental, cycle friendly accommodation and even self-guided cycle tours. Berganti Bikes provide all of these services and can help make your trip easy and hassle-free. All you will need to worry about is having a good time! You can book everything online and make your holiday exactly how you want it to be. You can choose the type of bike you want and even the accessories. Berganti can also help you with accommodation as they have partnerships with some of the best cycle friendly hotels in the region. If you need help Berganti Bikes are also on hand to ensure your time on the road goes smoothly!

 

#2 Beautiful Scenery
The Costa Blanca is more than just long sand beaches and resorts! Along the coast you will find dramatic rocky massives, rolling hills and views of azure blue sea at every turn. It is full of smooth winding roads offering something for all cycling abilities. Along the routes you will find villages looked over by castles, roads taking you up to phenomenal views from the rocky hills and steep climbs of up to 14% (Xorret de Cati) and so much more. It is no surprise that this region is a favourite with professional cycling teams and if you come during the winter you will definitely see them
around Benidorm.


#3 Easily Accessible
The Costa Blanca is easy to access due to the area’s popular resorts such as Benidorm and Alicante. It is served by two large airports – Valencia and Alicante and you will easy find reasonable flights to both of these airports from across the UK. Alicante is your best option for destinations in Costa Blanca as it is closer, however Valencia is just a 90 minute transfer away. Both airports are served by many budget airlines from across Europe, so it is not difficult to find a great deal! You can also save money on your trip by booking airport parking in the UK beforehand with a comparison platform, such as Parkhero. Say you are looking for parking at Manchester Airport, simply use the comparison tool to find the cheapest option and book within 5 minutes. This website also doesn’t charge you a booking fee!

 

#4 Ideal Weather
The Costa Blanca enjoys an enviable climate with 300 days of sun a year and an average temperature of 18 °C. In the summer you can expect the mercury to head to highs of 40 °C or more, especially inland. The best time to visit for cycling is between October and May. During this time the temperatures are a more palatable 16 to 25 °C. You can also expect to stay dry with only 4 to 6 days of rain and mainly during the winter months. This means you can almost guarantee yourself the perfect cycling environment during your visit to the Costa Blanca.

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