Roman Route to Salamanca Cycling Holidays
Start: Avila

Your Itinerary

Roman Route to Salamanca
Self-Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | From £729 per person
Other durations available on request.
Full holiday prices by date are shown on the ‘Book Now’ tab.

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Tour Highlights
• A historic location with gentle cycling paths and carefully chosen roads.
• Chestnut and oak woodland leads you to beautiful villages around Salamanca.
• Cycle around the town of Barco de Avila, exploring its beautiful valley.
• Experience the history of Salamanca with visits to 11th Century landmarks.

The approximate difficulty level for this tour

Difficulty Scale

Day-by-Day Cycling Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival to Avila

Arrival to Avila and visit fabulous Medieval city walls and historic center.

Day 2: Villafranca – Barco de Avila.44km / Climb: 401m

Private car transfer to starting point. Pleasant cycling along small country roads to reach the lovely town of Barco de Avila.

Day 3: Circular route Barco de Avila. 39km / Climb:540m

Exploring the foothills of the Gredos Mountains along quiet country roads.

Day 4: Barco de Avila – Candelario.29km / Climb: 363m

Cycling amongst lovely chestnut and oak woodland and into the very beautiful village of Candelario where you will spend the night.

Day 5: Candelario – Fuentes de Bejar.29km / Climb: 438m

Visit the interesting town of Bejar and cycle along small roads in beautiful countryside.

Day 6: F. de Bejar – S. Pedro de Rozados.44km / Climb: 593m

Follow the “Roman Silver Route” amongst pastures dotted with ancient holm oak trees and stop overnight at the small village of San Pedro de Rozados.

Day 7: San Pedro de Rozados- Salamanca.24km / Climb:111m

One last cycling day to reach the stunning city of Salamanca.Time to settle into your last hotel and enjoy the many sights and monuments and soak up the history of
this city.

Day 8: Departure or extra nights.

Departure or extra nights in Salamanca or Madrid.

Map & Route Information

This tour starts in Avila. Please scroll to the left using the map provided below.

Which airport should I fly to? Madrid International Airport.

How do I get to the Starting Point? There are trains from Madrid to Avila every couple of hours (8€, takes 1hr 30mins)

How do I get back to Madrid? There are trains from Salamanca to Madrid every couple of hours (20€, takes 2hrs and 45min)

Route profile
Moderate. You will need to be in good health and reasonably fit. These trips may contain elements that are quite active, but not too hard. Accommodation will be very comfortable and pleasant.

Where is the starting point of the holiday?

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Tour Route Map

Tour Information

Holiday Information

The Roman Route to Salamanca tour stays in small rural hotels carefully chosen for their location, hospitality and proximity to your tour route.

Included services

- 7 nights’ accommodation
– 7 breakfasts.
– Luggage transfers.
– Detailed maps and road book.
– Emergency support.

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About the bikes...

A bicycle specialist will deliver your bike and adjust it to your specifications. We carry your luggage between hotels so you can travel light.

Important: Models can vary according to the holiday and date selected!

We use fully-equipped touring bicycles:

Puncture resistant hybrid tyres ideal for road cycling but with some tread to give you the security you need on dirt track sections, 21 or 24 gears, comfortable seat, front suspension, adjustable handle bars, bike stand, mudguards, bottle holder as standard.

• Bike type: Giant Argento and Kalkhoff Voyager or equivalent.
• Odometer included.
• Choice of sizes from xs to xl and male/female bikes.
• Electric bike hire available on request.

Equipment included in the price:

• Rear pannier
• Map carrier
• Lock
• Helmet
• Pump
• Puncture repair kit
• Multitool set

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Your Prices

Roman Route to Salamanca, 8 days, 7 nights
All prices are per person and include bike hire.

Cycling Holiday Prices:

Prices are based on seasonal date bands
Season 1: April to October
Arrival daily

Category A: Prices per person including bike hire
Season 1: From £729 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: From £219
Half Board Supplement: From £119

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Hotel Category Descriptions
Days 1 and 7 conveniently located city hotels. Day 2: 4* hotel in small town. Days 3 through to 6 small, family run, rural hotels.

Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price and are payable at the hotel.

For help and queries regarding this tour…
Contact us | F.A.Qs

Holiday Price: From £729
Single Supplement: From £219

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Call: 0161 703 8161

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