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Sierra De Guadarrama MTB Tour
Tour Location
Country:
Spain
From:
Madrid
To:
Madrid
Tour Information
Guiding:
Guided
Duration:
7 days
Level:
Advanced / Challenging
Terrain:
Off Road
Bike Options:
Bike included, Mountain Bike Tour
Tour Language:
English
Cost From:
€875
Tour Distance & Dates
Month(s):
Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Sep, Oct
Departure:
Mondays
Tour Operator:
Bravo Bike Tours

Sierra De Guadarrama MTB Tour

7 Days Advanced / Challenging

We offer you 5 different one-day excursions. The routes have been chosen for experienced bikers who like a challenge for long up hills, off-road, dirt paths and longer distances with breathtaking descents. They are combined with superb landscapes, a wealth of historic sites and towns. Finally you will enjoy the intensive life of Madrid.

At the foot of the sierra de Guadarrama there is a small village with a very stingy name: Blackberry bush means Zarzalejo in Spanish language. It lays on the slopes of two small mountains, with the unique name of The He-Women (Las Machotas) at only three quarters of and hour from Madrid. The difficulty to pronounce its name, does not match with the beauty of its surroundings and with the peace and quiet one experiments there. The village is composed of: the upper and lower Zarzalejo, its upper part dates back to the XV century.

The legend tells us Phillip II came to this village when he was looking for a site where he could construct his monastery, deciding later for the other side of the mountain. Nevertheless, Zarzalejo and its quarries supplied amply the need of first quality granite stone for the monastery.

One can admire its small chapel, unpretentious and homely, built as most all the houses in granite stone; a small part of the well known Roman aqueduct of Segovia making us realize its magnitude; and in the lower part of the village, not to be missed is part of the Roman road that lead from Mérida to Segovia with its huge rounded stones still lined up sunk in the ground. Come biking with us and grasp a moment of these past times.
Inclusions
All buffet breakfasts & taxes
4 dinners, drinks not included
5 menu lunches with drinks
Personalized service by experienced bilingual guide
Luggage transport from hotel to hotel
27-gear mtb bike rental Merida TFS 500
Daily refreshments and fruits
Madrid city tour by bike
Detailed information and Bravo Bike welcome gifts
Exclusions
Cost of travel to and from Madrid
Visits not listed in the above program
Extra drinks during the tour
Extra nights not listed in the program
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