Cycling holiday Extremadura, from Parador to Parador

Extremadura, Parador to Parador

From parador to parador in Spain

À partir de € 1.084,-
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  • 7 days
  • 44 - 67 km average per day
  • Arrival Oropesa de Toledo Madrid airport
  • Departure Caceres Madrid Airport
  • Stay in Paradores
  • Renewal in Madrid
  • Monfragüe National Park
  • Caceres
  • Self-Guided Tour
  • Individual Tour
  • Bike & Hotel
  • Cycling level 2

Cycling in Extremadura

A grand cycling tour through sweeping landscapes of central Spain, with a touch of luxury. High quality Parador hotels in beautifully restored historic monuments.

Go on a majestic self-guided cycling tour whilst discovering a new Parador each night. Visit the birdlife paradise of Monfragüe National Park and the UNESCO city of Caceres, along with the impressive cities of Jarandilla and Plasencia. Ideal even as a winter holiday.

Daily Program

Cycling in Spain


In Spain it is mandatory to wear a helmet while cycling.

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What else do you need to know?

Prices in 2024

Reservation costs € 25,- per booking
Contribution Dutch Guarantee Fund € 5,- per person (Insolvency Protection)

Price person in double room

  • Every day from March 1 - June 30 € 1.084,-
  • Every day from September 1 - November 30 € 1.084,-

Surcharge single supplement (when booking at least 2 people) € 249,-
Surcharge half board (wine not included) € 225,- (for 5 days: from day 2 to day 6)
Upgrade to Superior rooms in 5 Parador hotels € 110,-

Extra night Madrid (incl. breakfast) 
Per person in a 2-person room 
March - November (3* or 4 *) price on request

Taxi Madrid Airport to Oropesa (1 - 6 people) € 240,-
Taxi Caceres to Madrid Airport (1 - 6 people) € 525,-

Bike rental (for 5 days; from day 2 to day 6)

  • Hybrid € 100,-
  • E-bike € 180,-
  • GPS device rental € 30,- (1 per booking)


  • 6 nights' accommodation
  • 6 breakfasts
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
  • Detailed maps with the trail clearly marked (will be handed over at first hotel)
  • Itinerary description, full of recommendations for things to do and places to visit, advice and suggestions and information about your accommodation, etc. (will be handed over at first hotel)
  • Emergency support (in English)
  • Activity insurance

Not included

  • Reservation costs
  • Contribution Dutch Guarantee Fund (Insolvency Protection)
  • Bicycle and equipment rental
  • Extra nights
  • Half board (wine not included)
  • Transfers from and to the airport

Special details

  • This tour is operated by local partner
  • Minimum number of 2 participants
  • Please take good notice of our Terms & Conditions
  • The program is subject to change without notice

Which airport should I fly to?

Madrid International Airport.

How do I get to the starting point?

By train from Madrid Atocha train Station to Oropesa (1hr 45min).

How do I get back to Madrid Airport?

By train from Caceres to Madrid Atocha station (3hrs 30min).

Five nights at four-star Paradors and one night at a charming rural hacienda inside Monfragüe National Park itself.

Paradors are luxury hotels with exquisite service and offering the best of traditional cuisine in their restaurants. They are located in National Heritage properties: unique, historic buildings such as restored Palaces, Monasteries or Castles. All but one of the hotels have seasonal swimming pools.

Please note that the listed hotels are only hotel samples and subject to change. You will find your definite hotel in the hotel list, which you receive after booking/before departure.

  • Oropesa

    This Parador is a beautifully restored 15th Century Palace and Castle. This was the stately home of the Álvarez de Toledo family, who were Counts of Oropesa.

  • Jarandilla de la Vera

    Your Parador is a tastefully renovated palace-castle from the 14th century. It lies sheltered in the middle of the Vera and Tietar valleys, between gorges filled with water and woods of chestnut and oak trees

  • Plasencia

    This Parador is an impressive historic building just inside the walls of the city. Originally a former convent of Santo Domingo, it was founded by the Zuñiga family in the mid-15th century, with a Gothic style inside and in parts of the exterior.

  • Monfragüe

    The Palacio Viejo is a charming country house set in a 600 hectare farm, and is a carefully restored traditional building dating back 200 years. The hotel is surrounded by cork and holm oaks, and you can enjoy the services of the pool they have.

  • Trujillo

    Set in the historic city of Trujillo, this lovely Parador is located in the 16th century convent of Santa Clara. Outstanding features of the interior include two beautiful cloisters with Renaissance arches and columns drenched in sunlight.

  • Cáceres

    The Parador de Cáceres represents the harmonious union of two palaces dating back from the 14th century. The interior of the building boasts all the elegance, quality and comfort of a historic structure adapted to suit the needs of today's guests.

Touring-ready hybrid bikes and e-bikes.
These bikes are fitted with mudguards, bottle holder, pannier rack,odometer, waterproof map-holder and stand.
Material included per room: lock, pump, puncture repair kit, spare inner tube and multi-tool. Helmet and 1 pannier per person also provided.
Mobile phone holders may be available for hire on request.
Please note that if you bring your own pedals or seat you will need bring tools to install and uninstall them.
If you bring your own bicycle please be aware that you will have to arrange for the transport of your bike bag separately.

  • Rental Bike Spain

    Comfortable tourbike with:

    • 24 gears, bottle holder, odometer

    E-bike is also an option

Go on a majestic self-guided cycling tour whilst discovering a new Parador each night. Visit the birdlife paradise of Monfragüe National Park and the UNESCO city of Caceres, along with the impressive cities of Jarandilla and Plasencia. Ideal even as a winter holiday.

  • Visit the birthplace of the men who pioneered the exploration of the Americas. A great way to discover the magnificent region of central Spain known as Extremadura.
  • Cycle through terraces full of olive groves and cherry blossom in the foothills of the dramatic mountains of Gredos.
  • Experience the wild beauty of Monfragüe National Park with eagles and vultures swooping overhead. This is a must on the avid birdwatcher's wishlist!
  • Explore an authentic vision of Spain as this cycle route is seldom visited by foreign tourists.
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage city of Caceres with its impressive medieval monuments and main square.
  • Discover the magnificent architecture in Oropesa, Plasencia and Trujillo, built by the explorers that came back from the Americas.
  • Spoil yourself in a different Parador hotel each night and enjoy the best cuisine that the heartland of Spain has to offer.
  • This is the land of the legendary Spanish jamón, made possible by the raising of free-range pigs fed with the acorns of the land.