Cycling in Gran Canaria

Cycling in Gran Canaria

The mountainous character of the island and good weather throughout the year brings wonderful conditions for cycling in Gran Canaria. A good network of different types of roads lets you to enjoy both: riding mountain bikes and racers.

The hilly terrain undoubtedly will require much care and great stamina. Another concern is traffic and narrow roads at some places. Those who haven’t got physical power to drive up the road usually go to the higher place by bus and take a downhill ride.

Some of the most favourite routes for cycling in Gran Canaria are at the Barranco de Arguineguin, a road from Agüimes to Santa Lucía and a track through Puerto de Mogán, Veneguera and Mogán. For Gran Canaria resorts visit

There are many agencies offering the guided tours for more experienced cyclists. The best place for such journey is one of the national parks, as you would be able to enjoy not only the cycling, but also the beautiful views of Gran Canaria. For the top things to do in Gran Canaria go to Las Palmas.

Although the biggest part of the island is perfectly suitable to ride the bicycle both on and off the road, the cities or locations around the resorts are not the best place for cycling in Gran Canaria.

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