CYCLING CAMP – ALL INCLUSIVE – 4**** HOTEL
From 20th to 27th of February 2021
8 Days, 7 nights & 5 stages cycling camp
UNIQUE PRICE OF 689€ PER PERSON
UNIQUE PRICE OF 689€ PER PERSON
Wonderful road along south Coast with breathtaking landscapes. You ll keep your eyes open, mostly arriving in Amadores Beach, its white sand and clear water.
As soon as you ll leave Maspalomas, the road will become steep in order to reach a « Belvédère » where you ll have an unforgettable view on large canyons. You will take a look at the astonishing beauty of Barranco de Fataga, the main canyon. San Bartolomé de Tirajana’s village will allow you to appreciate the cultural heritage of traditional villages from the heights of Gran Canaria island.
The first kilometers of this stage are ridden along the coast till Arguineguin, before entering inside the lands and Soria’s 9 km hard climb. The view from the mountain peak is breathtaking, and you ll be rewarded having a glass at Casa Fernando where we will have a short break before enjoying an amazing downhill.
This stage will allow you to enjoy a wonderful valley, full of green plants, cactus, palms and typical flowers of Gran Canaria. The only aim of this stage is to recover before the last hard stage. You ll climb only 3 kilometers, but your eyes will be rewarded again, crossing beautiful landscapes. The stage will last around 1h30, you will also enjoy the sun and Gran Canaria’s fairy in the afternoon.
This 103Kms main stage cross roads that seem to have been created for cycling. It will offer surprising views that look like postal cards. From the first kilometers, an amazing road will lead you to the highest point of the tour, at 1726m !
You ll cross typical villages, have a little break in Ayacata, cyclists « rendez vous » and take some amazing pictures form the top of the hill.
You ll have the great honor to ride wiht Gérard PIERRE. Gérard is a former road race who won 100 victories in the 80’s ! Some of them on international races where East Europe national teams were present.
Gérard rode on several continents during his career. He took part in a few professional races, and won a race in Kayl (Luxembourg), beating Eddy and Walter Planckaert (Panasonic)in 1985.
His qualities allowed him to win bunch sprints, at the end of solo breakaways or by leaving the bunch in the last kilometer as well. He won the yellow jersey and 2 stages of Vuelta of Costa Rica, 1 stage of Circuit des Mines, 2 stages of Le Tour de la Réunion. He was regional champion of 100Kms Team Time Trial, won 1 stage of la Ronde des Vosges, 2 KOM leader jerseys, 5 green jerseys, one of them on Le Circuit des Mines, and was twice regional MTB XC champion.
Gérard spends a lot of time in Gran Canaria and will help you discovering its wonders, on the bike but after the stages as well, in order to let an unforgettable souvenir of your cycling camp with LE RAIDARD.
Gran Canaria, in the heart of Canaria Islands is the cycling paradise. Don’t look at stages lenghts, Gran canaria’s roads are often steep and you ll climb a lot !
Climbs are often hard and can be long, but you ll enjoy so much wonders by taking a look at Gran Canaria’s landscapes that you will forget the pain in your legs.
But Gran Canaria can offer a lot except cycling ! Sandy beaches, bars, restaurants, you will discover Gran Canaria’s wonders, especially in Maspalomas where you will stay during the camp. We chose Maspalomas for its location in the south of the island, where the weather is always hot and sunny all year long due to its closeness from Africa and Western Sahara Desert !
Cold months of western and northern Europe are the bests in order to enjoy a week full of sun !
You can of course come with people who don’t ride, you can be sure that they will appreciate pools, drinks and Gran Canaria’s entertainment.
The main airport is located in Las Palmas, that you can reach from almost every european airport. LE RAIDARD is an official travel agency and can of course help you booking your flights and take care of your whole travel. Airport transfers are included in our cycling camps.
You will spend 7 all inclusive nights in a 4**** hotel, in Maspalomas. Koala Garden Hotel proposes 4 adults pools, 3 children pools, Wellness, fitness, 2 bars.
All inclusive means :
Hotel proposes beach towels as well and every room offers either a balcony or a private terrace. Bikes are kept in a secure place for the night.
Not included :
More information by taking contact with us, asking Jérôme +336 12 57 78 21 or email@example.com
NB : Stages can be modified depending on works on the road, weather conditions etc…