8 Days Royal Enfield Motorcycle Tour in Andalusia, Spain

  • Enfield Classic Moto Tours, Frederico Garcia Lorca Road 42, Vélez de Benaudalla, Granada, Andalusia, Spain

Guided Motorcycle Tour Spain

On this 8-day all-inclusive guided tour, you will be riding some of the most awesome roads in Spain. Visiting areas of truly outstanding natural beauty such as Cliffs of Maro-Cerro Gordo and Alpujarras, you will be taken on an unforgettable motorcycle trip. Come and explore this beautiful corner of Europe and discover the real Spain, it is guaranteed you will not be disappointed. You are more than welcome to join this tour on your own Royal Enfield or classic moto.

Highlights

  • Visit the magnificent Caves of Nerja
  • Starts and ends in Vélez de Benaudalla
  • Explore the amazing Sierra Nevada National Park
  • Fantastic views of Morocco across the Mediterranean Sea
  • English or Spanish-speaking guides
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Airport transfers
  • 5 riding days
  • Spanish, English
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The accommodation for the duration of this tour will be in Enfield Classic Moto Tours' fully equipped guesthouse, in Vélez de Benaudalla. The guesthouse is laid out on two levels, with a roof terrace and has excellent views of the Sierra Nevada and its surrounding mountains.

The ground level has its own bathroom, a kitchen, a sitting or dining room area, and a double room. The second level has its own bathroom, a kitchen with a dining table, a sitting room, and four double rooms.

There is also a patio at the rear of the house, with a small bar, jacuzzi, and a barbecue area. The guesthouse is self-catering with full cooking facilities. There are shops and supermarkets in the village, along with tapas bars and restaurants.

Overview

  • Bike: rental or personal bike
  • Mileage: 1000 kilometers / 621 miles
  • Daily rides: 200 kilometers / 124 miles
  • Meals: daily breakfast

Day 1: Arrival

Arrive at either Málaga Airport (AGP) or Granada Airport (GRX), where you will be met by one of the staff and transported to the guesthouse in Vélez de Benaudalla. After filling out the required paperwork, you will be given a short safety briefing and introduced to your Royal Enfield. Following this, you will have the remainder of the day to do as you please.

There is a good choice of restaurants and tapas bars in the village, some offering their menus in English. Feel free to wander through the narrow winding streets in the old Arabic Quarter of the village as well as taking in the stunning views of the Sierra Nevada and surrounding countryside from the 15th century Arab Castle.

Day 2: El Camino de Cabera

After having breakfast, your classic local tour will begin. Heading southeast through Tajo de los Vados gorge and the small mountain village of Otívar, you will arrive in Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara y Alhama Natural Park.

Riding along El Camino de Cabera, you will start heading east to El Lago Azul and Alhama de Granada where you shall stop to have lunch. You will then head off around the north side of El Lago Azul and start to make your way back towards Albuñuelas and Pinos de Valle, and finally arriving back at your headquarter around 18:00.

Day 3: La Costa Tropical

A fabulous day on the road is promised with stunning views out over the sea as you journey south to Salobreña, then west along the coast towards La Herradura and Cliffs of Maro-Cerro Gordo. Turning inland, you start your ascent to Frigiliana and Cómpeta. Hopefully, if the conditions are right, you will enjoy excellent views of Morocco across the Mediterranean Sea.

Winding your way through the picturesque villages, you will arrive at Canillas de Aceituno, where you shall stop for lunch. Starting your descent heading south, you will pass through Arenas then Algarrobo before turning east and following the coastal road back to your base.

Day 4: Alpujarras

This morning, you'll set off in the direction of Granada before heading east through Lanjarón and into Alpujarras. Today’s tour will pass through the Spain's highest mountain villages which are Pampaneira, Capileira, Bubión, and Trevélez (the highest village in Spain) where you will be stopping for an authentic “Alpujarreño” lunch. Heading off again, you will pass through Válor before turning southwest through Cádiar for your return journey to your base in Vélez de Benaudalla.

Day 5: Caves of Nerja and beach excursion or rest day

This morning, you will take a break from riding and travel by car to the quiet, picturesque little fishing village of Maro to visit the magnificent Caves of Nerja. This series of huge caverns stretching for almost 5 kilometers are home to the world’s largest stalagmite, a 32-meter high column measuring 13 meters by 7 meters at its base.

After visiting the caves, you shall head towards Nerja, stopping off on the way to view the impressive El Acueducto del Águila. Built in 1879 to carry water from Nerja town to the local sugar refinery in Maro, it is still in use today carrying water for local irrigation. Arriving in Nerja, you will make your way to Balcon de Europa for lunch, and take in the stunning views of both the Costa Tropical and Costa del Sol.

After lunch, you can relax on one of the many small beaches or snorkels and swim in the crystal clear water of the Mediterranean Sea. If you fancy something a little more adventurous, Enfield Classic Moto Tours can organize scuba diving or sea kayaking (conditions permitting).

Day 6: La Contraviesa

Following breakfast, today will see you travel east through Torvizcón and Sierra de Contraviesa. Turning south from Cherin, you will head for Murtas where you shall be visiting a traditional bodega and stopping for lunch. On your return journey, you will continue south through La Sierra de Alheyon and Los Gualchos. Then, heading west along the coast road towards Málaga, you will turn inland for your final leg of the journey back to base.

Day 7: Sierra Nevada

Today will see you heading west to Sierra de Los Guajáres, then north towards Granada, ending up in Sierra Nevada National Park where you will stop to have lunch. Heading off again, you will make your way to Güéjar Sierra, then back to Monachil before making your final descent through Suspiro del Moro and Acebuches to your headquarter in Vélez de Benaudalla and arriving back around 18:00.

Day 8: Departure

You are leaving today, so you will be transported to the airport for the flight home. Hopefully, you will have had an unforgettable experience with Enfield Classic Moto Tours. Goodbye for now and thank you for touring with Enfield Classic Moto Tours.

Note: You will experience this tour on a Royal Enfield Bullet and you will soon discover how amazing these robust machines really are. They are highly utilitarian, ample in power and performance as well as a blast to ride, the perfect bike for touring this part of the world. Also, you are advised to get yourself an International Driving Permit (IDP).

Intermediate

  • Can ride for 3-4 hours
  • Average riding experience
  • Little assistance required
  • Comfortable with extreme curves and leans
  • Average experience with unsurfaced roads
  • Steep ascents and descents
  • A visit to Caves of Nerja
  • Beach excursions
  • Trip to Maro

During this motorcycle tour, you will visit and explore traditional villages, mountain, and coastal roads as well as various national parks in Granada and Málaga Province. Here are the highlights of your tour.

  • Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara y Alhama Natural Park
  • Cliffs of Maro-Cerro Gordo
  • Sierra Nevada National Park
  • Sierra de Los Guajáres
  • Sierra de Albuñuelas
  • Alpujarras
  • Pampaneira, Capileira, Bubión, and Trevélez (traditional Mozarabic villages)
  • Mediteranean Costa Tropical and Costa del Sol

Breakfast is included every day with a choice of fruit juice, tea, coffee, bread, cereals, fruit, and cold meats. If you have any special dietary requirements, Enfield Classic Moto Tours will try and accommodate this also.

  • A visit to Alhambra Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Fishing trips
  • Guided and self-guided Granada walking tour
  • Guided and self-guided mountain, river, and coastal walk
  • Helicopter flight
  • Paragliding
  • Partake in any local activities
  • Scuba diving
  • Sea kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • 1 mechanic throughout the trip
  • 5-day motorcycle rental
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • English or Spanish-speaking guides
  • Fuel
  • Riding gear
  • Third party liability insurance
  • Transfer from and to Málaga Airport (AGP) or Granada Airport (GRX)
  • Drinks
  • Flights
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Police fines
  • Travel / medical insurance

Arrival by plane

Please book your flight to arrive at Málaga Airport (AGP) or Granada Airport (GRX). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Enfield Classic Moto Tours will pick you up from the airport.

The closest domestic airports to the base are Almería Airport (LEI) and Granada Airport (GRX) while the closest international airport is Málaga Airport (AGP), which offers flights to and from the main Spanish cities and other overseas destinations with Spanish and foreign airlines. For further information, you can get in touch directly with the destination airport or the airline chosen for your trip.

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 30 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 21 days before arrival.

Granada, Spain

Enfield Classic Moto Tours offers relaxed, enjoyable guided motorcycle tours and holidays in Southern Spain on one of the Royal Enfield Bullets or on your own personal classic bike.

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8 days / 7 nights

Custom dates

Enfield Classic Moto Tours can be flexible with some dates depending on the volume of bookings. Please contact them with your specific requirements and they will try and arrange alternative days / dates for your tour if possible.

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