The way of el Cid by bike, following the history and the story of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar

Datails of The way of el Cid by bike
  • MTB or Hybrid bike
  • medium level of difficulty
  • Daily luggage transfer between accommodations
  • 4 stages, 5 nights y 6 days

On this trip (Cid by bike), we will pedal through the southern defense by bicycle (from Valencia to Orihuela), it is a journey full of history and magical places where the Cid passed and lived very hard events in his second exile. This section of the Camino del Cid route is full of historical places that still today have their fortress on top. 

The defense of the south begins in the capital of Turia, Valencia. And from there you get to Orihuela, passing through Xátiva, Ontinyent, Bocairent, Banyeres de Mariola, Villena or Elche in what is a beautiful historical and literary journey through natural parks, forests, marshes and Mediterranean mountains.

It is a hard journey, but if you are used to doing this type of trip, with patience, you can do it.

Do you want to discover more of the Camino del Cid and the defense of the south by bicycle?





What's Included

  • 5 nights accommodation with breakfast
  • Daily luggage transfer (1 piece of max. 20 kg per person)
  • Complete travel documentation and resource guide
  • GPS navigator with the route
  • Informative meeting at the beginning
  • 24h telephone assistence

Optional services not included

  • Bike rental
  • Meals and dinners
  • Extra nights
  • Travel Insurance (suggested)
  • Other transfers
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What will you see pedaling through the way of el Cid by bike?
  • Historic cities such as Xátiva, Biar, Villena or Elche
  • Valencia, the capital of the Valencian Community
  • Albufera and Sierra de Mariola natural parks
  • Historical and literary route of the Camino del Cid by bicycle

Itinerary of the way of el Cid by bike

Day 1: Accommodation in ValenciaArrival at the meeting point

Arrival day in which to enjoy the city of Valencia and relax before the stages.

Day 2: Valencia - Xátiva70 km

Informative meeting of the tour at 9am. at the hotel reception and delivery of the material.
Positive slope: 388 meters.

Day 3: Xátiva - Bocairent45 km

After breakfast, a short day but with a considerable unevenness through natural pools suitable for swimming and the first contact with the Sierra de Mariola.
Positive slope: 1175 meters.

Day 4: Bocairent - Petrer56 km

We will leave the fantastic city of Bocairent to enter an increasingly arid landscape with small towns with fortresses.
Positive slope: 712 meters.

Day 5: Petrer - Orihuela73 km

Today will be the last day of pedaling to reach Orihuela, this is where the Cid’s sphere of influence ended.
Positive slope: 400 meters.

Day 6: Last dayEnd of the trip after breakfast

Where you will stay

For this tour we have carefully chosen the most comfortable hotels available, the hotel categories are 3 *** / 4 **** stars in trusted accommodations.

Frequently Asked Questions

I am only one, is it possible to book the tour?

No, a minimum of two people is needed to book this tour

Can I rent a bike?

Yes, a fully equiped bike is available for rent. You can select during the booking process.

Is the daily luggage transfer between the accommodations included?

Yes, every day we will take your luggage to the next hotel. You just have to leave it at reception, and we take care of everything. Usually it will already be at the hotel when you arrive.

Can I cancel the booking?

We want to be as flexible as possible. Therefore, in the event of an unforeseen event, we will do our best to change the dates of the trip at no cost so that you can travel within the same year.

And if your plans change and you want to cancel the trip before the start date, the following management fees will apply:

• With more than 30 days, the management costs will be 20% of the amount of the trip.
• Between 30 and 15 days, the management costs will be 50% of the amount of the trip
• With less than 14 days, the amount to be paid will be 100% of the amount of the trip.

To have more flexibility, we recommend contracting travel, assistance, CR and cancellation insurance with which the trip can be canceled up to 24 hours before the start date with a 10% franchise. Check with us the conditions. Keep in mind that the price of the insurance is not refunded once contracted in case of cancellation or modification.

Do you need any further clarification? get in touch, we will be delighted to assist you.