Cycling the Via Verde de la Sierra

Discovering Tranquility and Natural Beauty: Exploring the Via Verde de la Sierra

Distance: 36km Price: From 80€ per person

If you're a cycling enthusiast seeking a serene and picturesque route to pedal through, look no further than the Via Verde de la Sierra in Andalucia, Spain. This former railway line turned cycling and walking path offers a delightful journey through some of the region's most captivating landscapes. Join us as we explore the Via Verde de la Sierra and uncover the wonders it has to offer.

A Pathway through History:

The Via Verde de la Sierra follows the route of an old railway line that once connected the towns of Olvera and Puerto Serrano. This historic pathway provides a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the region's rich heritage while enjoying the tranquillity of nature. As you cycle along the route, you'll pass by charming railway stations, old bridges, and tunnels, each one bearing witness to a bygone era.

Breathtaking Natural Scenery:

One of the major draws of the Via Verde de la Sierra is the awe-inspiring natural beauty that surrounds the path. The route winds its way through the Sierra de Cadiz, offering stunning vistas of rolling hills, verdant valleys, and rugged mountains. Along the way, you'll encounter lush forests, fragrant olive groves, and picturesque farmlands, creating a captivating tapestry of colours and textures.

Cycling in Peace and Tranquility:

The Via Verde de la Sierra is a haven for those seeking a peaceful and car-free cycling experience. The well-maintained path is exclusively reserved for cyclists and walkers, allowing you to pedal at your own pace without the distraction of motorised vehicles. This serene environment provides an opportunity to reconnect with nature, enjoy the soothing sounds of birdsong, and experience the therapeutic benefits of cycling in a tranquil setting.

Suitable for All Skill Levels:

Whether you're a seasoned cyclist or a casual rider, the Via Verde de la Sierra offers something for everyone. The path is predominantly flat, making it accessible to riders of all ages and fitness levels. Families can embark on leisurely rides together, while more experienced cyclists can venture further and explore the surrounding hills and villages. With its gentle gradients and well-marked route, the Via Verde de la Sierra provides a comfortable and enjoyable cycling experience for all.

The Via Verde de la Sierra is a hidden gem for cyclists, providing a remarkable journey through history, natural beauty, and tranquillity. With its picturesque landscapes, car-free path, and suitability for all skill levels, this cycling route offers an unforgettable experience for riders of all ages and backgrounds. Embark on a journey along the Via Verde La Sierra and let yourself be captivated by the tranquillity, charm, and enchantment that await you.

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Check out our classification guide to find the best routes for you

Click here to check out our classification guide to help choose the right routes for you.

Classification: Easy

Traffic-free cycling


Ascent/Descent 159 m / 451 m

Classification: Easy to Moderate

Panoramic views


Ascent/Descent 573 m / 1004 m

Classification: Moderate

One of Spain's most beautiful towns


Ascent/Descent 829 m / 829 m

Classification: Challenging

White Villages, Mountain top views and natural pools


Ascent/Descent 1552 m / 1632 m