Nestled along the charming Mediterranean coast, Benicàssim emerges as a hidden jewel for cyclists looking for the perfect mix of breathtaking landscapes, challenging routes and vibrant culture. Discover why Benicàssim, like Calpe, is also the haven of many riders and cycling tourists with an ideal climate both in spring, autumn and winter.
As a rider and/or fervent cyclist, you have five reasons to come and enjoy a cycling stage/holiday in Benicassim/Castellon.
1. Breathtaking landscape
Benicàssim has a diverse and fascinating landscape that impresses cyclists at every turn. Ride along the azure coastline, where the Mediterranean meets sandy beaches. Inland, you will encounter rolling hills, lush vineyards and citrus groves, a feast for the eyes. The natural beauty of the region provides a backdrop that adds to the enjoyment of any cycling excursion.
2. Varied and challenging routes
Whether you are a seasoned pro or an occasional cyclist, Benicàssim offers a plenty of cycling routes for all levels. Tackle challenging mountain climbs, winding coastal roads, or enjoy a leisurely ride through charming villages – the options are as diverse as the landscape itself.
3. Ideal climate for cyclists
Benicàssim has a Mediterranean climate, characterised by mild winters and warm summers. This makes it an ideal destination for cycling all year round. The abundance of sunny days and mild temperatures creates a cycling-friendly environment, allowing enthusiasts to explore the beauty of the region without worrying about extreme weather conditions.
4. Bicycle-friendly infrastructure
Benicàssim is committed to a bicycle-friendly infrastructure so that visitors can easily explore the area on two wheels. Well-maintained roads, dedicated cycle paths to bypass busy roads and bicycle-friendly accommodations contribute to a seamless and enjoyable cycling experience.
5. Cultural delights and relaxation
Besides the cycling region, Benicàssim offers a rich cultural experience and a chance to unwind. Explore the historic sites of the city of Castellon, enjoy tapas in local cafés and immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere. After bike rides, relax on the pristine beaches or unwind at the hotel’s stunning spa & wellness – the perfect way to recharge for the next ride.
Stay at top hotel RH Silene ****
Hotel RH Silene is not just another place to stay; it is a haven for cyclists who want to combine the thrill of cycling with the luxury of a comfortable and relaxing stay.
Nestled in the scenic beauty of Benicassim, the hotel offers a prime location and base for cyclists who want to explore the region’s breathtaking landscapes and challenging terrain.
On cycling holidays, first and foremost, you need to be able to relax and rest well. The very comfortable and beautifully furnished rooms (completely renovated in mid-2023) provide the perfect environment for relaxation and a restful night’s sleep.
At Hotel RH Silene, as in our other centres, we offer a secure workshop and bicycle storage, directly accessible from the hotel.
After the ride, you can take a dip in one of the swimming pools to sooth those tired muscles, relax in the spa & wellness or get an extra workout in the fitness centre.
The restaurant offers a range of healthy meals suitable for cyclists; water and wine are offered free at dinner.
– Arrival at hotel + welcome drink
– Fine tuning bikes and test ride (individual)
– Briefing week- and day programme
Saturday – Sunday – Monday – Wednesday – Thursday
– Guided rides in 3 level groups: A, B, C
– Average distances : about 125 km, 100 km, 75 km
– Rest day
– Free ride or enjoy a walk, the spa & wellness facilities, the pool, …
– Returning bikes after the ride
– Farewell drink
– Photo/video reportage
– Transfer to the airport
Flights (on request)
– Including 20kg of checked baggage and 10 kg of hand luggage
Transfers from and to the airport (on request)
From 3 persons: direct private transfer
– Stay in hotel**** based on half pension
– (7 nights) in 2p-room
Top quality rental bike (adjusted to size)
‘Service Course’ (included for every ride)
– Package ‘Supply’ at the start (cookie / banana)
– Water or Isotone drank at start and on supply(ies)
– Bagage and technical assistance on supply(ies)
– Recovery drink at arrival
– Laundry service for cycling gear
Not included (optional)
– Stay in a single room
– Full board
– Sports massage