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WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE THE SIERRA NEVADA FOR YOUR NEXT CYCLING HOLIDAY OR TRAINING CAMP

Cycle Sierra Nevada offers fully guided cycling holidays and cycling training camps from our base in the province of Granada in southern Spain. Only approximately one hour from Malaga, Granada and Almeria International Airports, we are situated in the beautiful small village of Velez de Benaudalla. Nestled on the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, in a beautiful area known as the Alpujarras, and only a few kilometres to the coast of the Costa Tropical, make Velez de Benaudalla an ideal location for your cycling holiday.

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Pico de Veleta | The Climbs of the Sierra Nevada

At 3,398 (11,148 ft) metres above sea level the Pico Veleta is Europe's highest paved road and consequently Europe's highest cycling climb. The meaning of the name literally translates as Pico or peak and Veleta meaning "weather vane", the name will perhaps take on a greater resonance as you approach the top.

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