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Thu, 18 Jan


Gran Hotel Sol y Mar

Calpe Winter Training Weekend and World Cup Cyclocross

Train where the professional do, in the warm, dry, climate of Calpe and enjoy watching the Cyclocross World Cup in Benidorm

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 Calpe Winter Training Weekend and World Cup Cyclocross
 Calpe Winter Training Weekend and World Cup Cyclocross

Time & Location

18 Jan 2024, 13:00 – 22 Jan 2024, 13:00

Gran Hotel Sol y Mar, Carrer Benidorm, 3, 03710 Calp, Alicante, Spain

About the Event

The UCI Cyclocross World Cup is returning to the Costa Blanca.  

We are delighted to announce the return of our winter training weekend combined with viewing the World Cup Cyclocross.  The weekend will be based at the 4 star Gran Hotel Sol y Mar where many World Tour teams base themselves over the winter months.  The World Cup Cyclocross takes place in Benidorm just a 20 minute drive away.

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Included in the tour:

Half board accommodation

Daily led road rides with high ride leader/guest ratio

Support car for at least one epic ride

Sports nutrition including gels, bars etc from 226ers.

Transfers to/from Alicante airport

Transport to/from World Cup Cyclocross in Benidorm

Ticket to World Cup Cyclocross in Benidorm.

Welcome pack and rider manual

Free wifi

Storage and maintenance space for bikes

With average temperature highs of 15 degrees and daily sunshine of 6 hours, January in Calpe is perfect to get some winter training, it is no wonder most World Tour teams base themselves here for their pre-season training

Sample Itinerary:

Day 1 - After arriving, bike set up and rider briefing, a 50-75km (1,000m) loop into the Jalón and Orba valleys.

Day 2 - A 105 km (2,000m) ride featuring Vall d'Ebo, Pla de Petracos.

Day 3 - The 165km (3,500m) Magnificent 7 or 155km (2,800) El Segundo Día support ride (shorter options available) 

​Day 4 - Morning ride to Granadella followed by transport to/from the World Cup Cyclocross in Benidorm including entry ticket to the event to watch the worlds best cyclists in action.

Day 5 - A 70km (1,250m) ride with to the picture perfect El Portet with the option of the Cumbre del Sol.


€679 pp (twin) €879 (single) 4 night trip

This price is per person.   Contact us for larger groups or for an extended trip.

Sea views available - supplement €155 per room.

We can also provide Ridley Fenix SL and SLIC carbon bike hire from only €20 per day.

Contact us via this page or by email at to request more information about this trip.

Please refer to our terms and conditions.

"First time in a cycling trip to Calpe and it was perfect. This kind of experience is to be repeated year after year with Siempre Ciclismo. Professionalism in every aspect". (Halldór, Iceland)

"Gavin is very friendly and knowledgeable about all the routes and local area. Stunning scenery, quiet smooth roads and good climate. Great pre season training and would definitely recommend. (Ian & Linda Devon). Thanks Gavin for everything."

"Came for a week of training with my club and it absolutely exceeded my expectations. Everything was spot on. Fantastic routes, guides all amazing and very helpful. Couldn’t have asked for a better crew or service and will definitely use again and looking forward to my next trip." Gurry, Breidablik Iceland

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