Sun, sea, beach and going out! Those are the first words that come to mind when people hear Lloret de Mar! What many people don't know, however, is that thanks to the beautiful location van the Costa Brava, a rugged coastline in a mountainous landscape, you can also enjoy cycling, cycling and of course mountain biking! The fact that Lloret de Mar is one is part of the Selva Mountain Biking Center, indicates that the city is a beautiful area for cycling enthusiasts. During your holiday in Lloret de Mar, it is definitely recommended to take a beautiful trip through nature in Lloret de Mar to make.
Do you want to know everything about cycling in Lloret de Mar: what are the most beautiful and best routes, where you can rent a bike or take a guided bike tour, but also what are the most beautiful locations for cycling in Lloret de Mar? Then read on and discover everything about cycling in Lloret de Mar!
Cycling in Lloret de Mar: Peace, Space and Relaxation
Far from the hustle and bustle of the beaches and the city center you can enjoy the beautiful nature that Lloret de Mar has to offer. In Lloret de Mar and the surrounding area you will find many marked hiking and cycling trails through it hinterland filled with pine forests, through the mountain range Cadiretes and the breathtaking coastline. Various marked routes take you to the countryside or take you past and through others villages or places of interest. Lloret de Mar is simply an excellent starting point if you like beautiful and long bike rides.
During your bike ride in the breathtaking nature of Lloret de Mar you forget the stress of everyday life. Take the rest, space and nature completely in you and feel how your mind is completely relaxed. However, if you go cycling in Lloret de Mar, take the temperatures into account. In the early and late season the cycling temperatures with an average of 20 degrees very pleasant. However in it peak season, with temperatures rising to over 30 degrees, it is recommended to cycle mainly in the morning or in the evening, especially when you go into the mountains!
Tip: If you go cycling in Lloret de Mar, never leave without water, sunscreen, protective clothing, a hat, if necessary. a repair kit for your bike and of course a map!
Mountain biking in Lloret de Mar
If you want it all just a little more extreme, mountain biking in Lloret de Mar might be something for you! As part of the Selva Mountain Biking Center Lloret de Mar has a range of marked mountain bike routes in all different levels of difficulty. Whether on the trails along the Mediterranean, inland or at the competition level, there is something for every mountain bike enthusiast! In addition to various bicycle circuits, there are of course also various bicycle services such as bicycle shops, repairers, washing stations and bicycle rental companies in Lloret de Mar and the surrounding area.
However, always make sure that you know how long and how difficult the intended cycle route is before you set out. The Catalan interior is very mountainous and requires not only good equipment, but also good fitness and experience! In any case, always make sure that you follow the marked route and do not deviate from it (or let yourself be accompanied by a professional guide). Equip yourself well and take plenty of water with you.
Tip: Do you want to know more about the mountain bike experiences of other cycling enthusiasts or are you looking for useful information take a look at Wikiloc.
The 3 most beautiful cycling locations in Lloret de Mar:
1. Cap de Creus
In the northern part of the Costa Brava, near the towns of Llançà, Cadaqués and Roses, you will find one of the largest natural parks in Catalonia: Cap de Creus. You can reach Cap de Creus by car from Cadaqués via a country road with many sharp turns, but also by walk. You can enjoy here a beautiful walk or bike ride with different routes through the mountain landscape with rocks along the sea and visit an old lighthouse containing an eco-museum.
The Cap de Creus belongs to a landscape park of 14000 hectares and of which 3000 hectares consists of water surface. This also makes it a beautiful area for diving and snorkeling enthusiasts.
2. Caminos de Ronda
If you want to start cycling in Lloret de Mar slowly, then perhaps a route along the Caminos de Ronda, also called the GR92 called, what for you! The Caminos de Ronda is a historical walking route from no less than 583 kilometers and runs all along the Costa Brava. Originally the Caminos da Ronda are old paths that follow the coastline of the Costa Brava, connecting the different villages along the coast. They also give access to the beaches and hidden coves of the Costa Brava.
3. Massif of Cadiretes
The Cadiretes mountain range, one breathtaking nature reserve, is located between the cities of Lloret, Tossa de Mar and Sant Feliu de Guixols. From the highest point at Puig the Cadiretes (at 519 m), you can enjoy one panoramic view enjoy the beautiful landscape and the azure blue Mediterranean sea. The area has a very rich flora (including sundew, sphagnum moss and typical Mediterranean plants) and fauna (including wild boars, mustelids, owls, etc.), but also historical sights such as Dolmen, chapels and castles. Because of the area a lot cycling routes you can indulge yourself here as a cycling enthusiast!
Tip: If you want to discover the mountain range by bike, then a guided excursion recommended. This way you not only discover the most beautiful places of the mountain range, it is also a lot safer under the guidance of someone who knows the area inside out.
If you want to know more about the many activities you can do in Lloret de Mar, read on at: Top 22 activities in Lloret de Mar.!
The most beautiful cycling routes in Lloret de Mar
1. The Costa Brava route - route 9
This beautiful 112 kilometer route along the coast road of the Costa Brava, is perhaps one of the most beautiful in the world and at the same time a decent workout. Thus, this route includes two major ascent with almost 2,200 meters of climbing and has many high-low intervals. The most beautiful, however, is the breathtaking view of the cliffs and bays. During this bike tour it is also worthwhile to admire the Sant Grau Monastery and the Romanyà de la Selva.
This beautiful route starts and ends in Lloret de Mar and passes through the regions of Sant Feliu de Guíxols, Castell-Platja d'Aro, Santa Cristina d'Aro, Lloret de Mar and Palamós. Keep in mind that this route is due to its steep climbs and descents only suitable for very experienced cyclists!
Short bike ride through the Cadiretes Massif
This is for the “less experienced” cyclist 56 kilometer ride along the most spectacular road on the Costa Brava a real must. This beautiful area has been awarded for its beautiful mountain pass: Alt de Sant Grau. Alt de Sant Grau is located in the Cadiretes massif which connects Tossa de Mar and Sant Feliu de Guíxols with the city of Llagostera. It has a length of 7 km and an average gradient of 6%. You also enjoy it at the highest point an unparalleled view!
This beautiful route starts and ends in Lloret de Mar and passes through the regions of Videres, Tossa de Mar, Gerona and Llagostera. This route is a lot easier and shorter than the previous route. However, keep in mind that here too the necessary cycling experience a requirement !
3. The Costa Brava route - route 10
Another beautiful route is this one 69-kilometer bike ride towards Vidreres and back to Lloret de MAr. During the tour you enjoy rolling country roads through a beautiful agricultural and forest landscape. During this tour you will have little or no to do with steep slopes, but through the rolling landscape the road never only runs straight! During your trip it is definitely recommended the fresh water springs of Caldes de Malavella to visit and visit the picturesque town of Cassa de la Selva. Take a look at Videres before returning to Lloret de Mar on your bike!
This beautiful route starts and ends in Lloret de Mar and passes through the regions of Cassà de la Selva, Sils, Caldes de Malavella, Lloret de Mar and Videres. This beautiful route is like almost all routes in Spain suitable for experienced cyclists!
Do you want more information about the routes, or perhaps discover even more beautiful routes for cycling in Lloret de Mar. Then click here for all cycling routes in Lloret de Mar!
Information point for bicycles in Lloret de Mar
In Lloret de Mar there are several Tourist Information Points (Officina de Turismo), all of which can be found in different locations around the city. The easiest is the one located to the boulevard of Lloret at the Maritime Museum (Museo del Mar). Here you can get explanations and information about everything there is to do in the city and in the area, but also about beautiful walking or cycling routes in the area.
November to February : Monday to Saturday from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM and from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Sunday from 9am to 2pm
March to June 14: Monday to Saturday from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM and from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Sunday from 10am to 1pm and from 4pm to 7pm.
June 15 to September 15: Monday to Saturday from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm. Sunday from 10am to 1pm and from 4pm to 7pm.
September 16 to October 31 - Monday to Saturday from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM and from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Sunday from 10am to 1pm and from 4pm to 7pm.
Renting bicycles in Lloret de Mar
Would you like to cycle in Lloret de Mar for an unforgettable adventure in the mountains or on the coast? With or without professional guidance! But if you are not able to bring a bicycle yourself, the following providers offer the solution:
- Glory bikes
Address: Av. Vila de Blanes, 145, Lloret de Mar
Tel .: +34.8126.96.36.199
- Lloret bikes
Address: Carrer Puerto Rico 1, Lloret de Mar
Tel .: +34.6188.8.131.52
Email address: email@example.com
- Lloret cycling tours
Everything is now ready to enjoy cycling in Lloret de Mar during your holiday! Do you want to know more about how you can experience the ultimate holiday in Lloret de Mar? Then read on quickly at: 21 Tips for a TOP Holiday in Lloret de Mar!