Mountain Bike holidays Andalucia Spain


Mountain bike holidays in - The Sierra de Castril - Andalucia Spain


Mountain bike holidays in Spain The Sierra de Castril

Mountain bike holidays in the the Sierra de Castril is varied and challenging. There are easy rides like the circuit of the Valley de Castril and many harder outings which tackle the mountain passes and summits on super single track. Also further afield (within half an hours drive) there are many more excellent routes to be enjoyed. Check out our Photo Gallery.

The Sierra de Castril and the surrounding area provide excellent mountain biking. You can tackle the challenging hills, exhilarating descents, or just take it easy on the flat Altiplano.

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The following routes all can be started from our accommodation at Cortijo Sierra Castril.

The routes are graded * (easy) to ***** (difficult )

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Valley de Castril Route

Valley de Castril Route **

A great warm up day introducing the area and getting the legs working. There is a couple of good hills to blow the cobwebs away , along with a couple of steep descents.

Vuelta de Embalse del Portilla

Vuelta de Portillo ***

A lovely introduction to the mountains of the area. Enjoying wonderful scenery

The route circles the lake and skirts the flanks of the mountains to the north before dropping down into the center of the Natural Park.

single track Del Buitre Spain

Pico del Buitre *****

Fantastic route. Wonderful technical single track with a descent of 1000m of vertical height loss

Castillaja MTB route

Guandel Valley **

This is a rest/ warm down day. Mainly down hill or flat. Interesting scenery and some great single track.

High Mountain cycling Spain


Vuelta Alta *****

Vuelta Alta. The High route. This is a stunning route, with great atmosphere, super countryside and some wonderful single and double track riding.