Gran Canaria is also a paradise for cyclists. It offers countless routes of various difficulty levels. Routes of a more difficult level of difficulty are also popular with professional cyclists for their workouts. Thanks to stable weather, it is ideal for cycling every day.
Get some inspiration from these selected routes, which will serve as a demonstration of the varied cycling routes to Gran Canaria.
Sightseeing bike tour that begins and ends in Mogán
The 30-kilometer route begins in the port of Mogán. You will then follow a winding road between the docks and the beaches to Maspalomas and then continue towards Fataga. During this time you will cross the Degollada de Las Yeguas lookout tower, where you will climb a long and steep climb. The climb has 3 points: Fagata, San Bartolomé and Aycata (the highest point of the route). A beautiful landscape with deep gorges and settlements awaits you. This is followed by a turn to the Las Niñas dam. Drive up to the gorge in the village of Mogán and go down to Mogán, where the route ends.
Bike tour from the north to the center of Gran Canaria
This route starts in the beautiful Bañaderos, located on the north coast, where you park and then climb to the banana plantations, farms, orchards that lead to the Los Tiles Gorge, then to Fontanales, then past the pine forests to Galdar to La Lookout Cruz de Tejeda. This is followed by Roque Nublo and then back again in the direction of Cruz de Tejeda across the plain of La Pez. The route ends with a trip to Valleseco and Arucas heading back to Bañaderos.
Bike tour with a stop in the restaurant in the rock - Bar La Cuevita
This is a shorter route of lighter intensity. The route starts at Cruce Faro (Maspalomas) and follows the road towards Ayagaures. Continue along the winding road past the rock formations to the destination point of La Cuvetia. This restaurant is unique in that it is built directly in the rock. Then go back down the road to the point where you started.