Cycling in Velez-Malaga

Serious about cycling? With its range of stunning coastal and mountain roads, the Axarquia is the setting for one of the best cycling holidays in Malaga – and indeed southern Spain, as a whole. Here we’ve picked out five amazing routes from its capital, Velez-Malaga…

Costa Tropical Cycling Route

A jaw-dropping 73km coastal route from Velez-Malaga to the beautiful La Herradura in Granada province.

Comares Cycling Route

Climb into the mountains from Velez to gorgeous Comares with a rewarding descent to Rincon de la Victoria. Total: 78.37km

White Villages Cycling Route

Taking in the highest mountain range in the area as well as several pretty white villages over this 73km ride.

Lake Viñuela Cycling Route

A rewarding 65km loop around the scenic lake passing through La Viñuela, Rio Gordo, Benamargosa and Triana.

Sierra de Almijara Cycling Route

Climbing into Granada province, this epic 169km route is an experience you won't forget.

Bike Shops & Support

When you're abroad on a cycling break you need to know if there'll be the support you need.

Where To Stay

There's a great selection of hotels, B&Bs and holiday rentals in and around Velez-Malaga.

Getting Here

Velez-Malaga and the Axarquia could hardly be easier to get to - just 45 minutes from Malaga airport.

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