Cycle from Villa Balea and discover the South of Alicante and Murcia provinces.
A varied lanscapes, coast, salt lakes, water reservoir (Pantanos), orange and pomegranate orchards, villages and dwellings.
Ask the locals, both Spanish and expatriots, the can give you good advice on routes and places to stop to eat a lunch or Tapas. In la Vega Baja, Alicante and Murcia cycling is very much part of a lifestyle
The road network is varied. There are bigger more trafficked roads as well as paved smaller countryside lanes.
You can find many local events or groups if you want to join in.
In the vicinity of Villa Balea, there are many lanes and roads with little traffick . Go down to the beach in Guardamar or take the bike lane towards Torrevieja.
For a longer ride go to the Valley of “Hondon “. On your way you will get a glimps of the mountain, agriculture areas and wineries. Hondón is situated in the region of El Vinalopó. Eat lunch in the towns Hondon de los Frailes or Hondón de los Nieves ( Fondó de les Neus in Valenciano the local language)
Or try the mountain. A longer ride to Sierra de Maigmó
Quite a climb to Castalla where you can eat lunch.
Or make a stop in Agost, known for its ceramic and pottery.
In Castalla check out Campamento Fontes.
Head off to Murcia, to Cresto del Gallo- a 135 km ride.
Cycle routes Alicante/Murcia MTB
A bit further away, in Sierra De Mariola, you will find the MTB bike park La Fenasosa Bike Park.
The green roads Via Verdes.