2.5''
2.4''
2.3''
2.2''
50mm
40mm
35mm
30mm
25mm

trail

gravel

road

80%
unpaved
2.2''
tire width
10-15
days

Includes technical single tracks, sandy sections, possibly mud, few short hike-a-bikes and the minimal amount of tarmac to connect everything. For mountain or gravel bikes with min 2.2″ wide tires.

50%
unpaved
40mm
tire width
8-12
days

Goes by fast gravel roads and secondary paved roads avoiding rocky single tracks or sandy sections. For gravel bikes with minimum 40mm wide tires.

ALL
paved
road
tires
5-8
days

Paved option that goes by the most iconic roads and climbs of the archipelago. For road or touring bikes with a comfortable tire width. 

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BIKE and GEAR

min 2 litres water,

lights, tool kit,

gps device  

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LEAVE NO TRACE

leave everything

as you found it,

or better

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WEATHER

Generally mild, dry and sunny all year long. Expect good cycling weather with temperatures between 15 to 25 ˚C. Get ready for cold nights in the mountains as part of the route is above 2000 meters. The route can be ridden all year long, heatwaves may occur during the summer, fall to spring is the best time.

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LOGISTICS

Next town is usually not too far, the route only requires minimum planning in stages and resupplies. Camping is recommended as an enriching experience but only allowed in camping areas. Plenty of other accommodation options. Each island is well connected to other islands by ferries and flights operated by local companies binter and canaryfly. The biggest islands have many direct flights to most European cities.

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DIFFICULTY

It’s a demanding route for experienced riders as includes serious climbs, high mountains and remote areas. Experienced means well trained, technically skilled and wisely equipped.