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Via Verde de la Sierra

Olvera, Spain
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Excellent day activity for the whole family, beautiful scenery and easy path

On our Costa del Sol holiday we tried to do lots of activities instead of just laying on the beach... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
minnajohannaseppala
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Great Bike route and perfectly open now from Olvera to Puerto Serrano 36,5km

We just did the whole route even though the official website shows the closure in the middle of the... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Katarzyna L
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Olvera, Spain
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

On our Costa del Sol holiday we tried to do lots of activities instead of just laying on the beach. One of the best day trips we took was the bike trip Via Verde de la Sierra, from Olvera to Puerto Serrano 36,5km in total....More

Thank minnajohannaseppala
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We just did the whole route even though the official website shows the closure in the middle of the path. It is great track, well prepared. We did it down the hill from Olvera to Puerto Serrano with our 6 year old. The way back...More

Thank Katarzyna L
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

The Via Verde is a great trail ride, all 36km of it each way (between Olvera and Puerto Serrano). We followed the good advice of several previous reviewers and started from Puerto Serrano, riding the average 1% uphill gradient to Olvera where we stayed the...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

For some reason, we didn't think we would have time to do the Via Verde, so we didn't budget time for it. We decided to cram it in on the morning we were leaving Olvera, but we opted to just go halfway down and get...More

2  Thank LazyRose
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

The walks are totally great completely private safe old railway track that's been transformed into pathway. Fantastic idear so nice to walk through the tunnels. Many different lengths of walk, you actually can't get lost. Throughly enjoyed all of the walks senery, nature wonderful.

1  Thank Anne P
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to cycle - the views are spectacular and the route is well-equipped for all. We hired bikes and seats for kids from estación vía verde in olvera.

Thank eminspain
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

This is well maintained and you can do some real kilometers. There are also guys riding along ensuring you are ok. You ride past millions of Olive trees and really wild scenery. Some tunnels, normally lit, but take lights.a few lumps and bumps, but basically...More

1  Thank Y9143VLmichaelf
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Great day ride highly recommend. Jeff at cycling andalucia did a wonderful job with our bike rental and transportation.

Thank David M
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

I had the loveliest day cycling from Olvera on this beautiful trail. I rode it on a Monday and felt like it was just me and the cows and the vultures. The 1% downhill grade was a treat and I advise anyone traveling to rent...More

Thank wanderingbark
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

We were staying at the free Aire by the restaurant down a steep long minor road from the town of Olvera. This re-used cycle track is a wonderful way of seeing the landscape - ride it! You can hire cycles from the bar/ hotel -...More

2  Thank Jonathan H
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kmccarthync
6 April 2018|
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Response from Anne P | Reviewed this property |
I was on foot so was walking I saw cyclist. Apparently you can hire bicycles from the station hotel. Maybe enquire at hotel. I see no reason why there would be a problem. Good luck .
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aligg2016
12 March 2018|
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Response from Anne P | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry can’t answer question on bikes. Though I can say it would be good cycle as I did see a lot of cyclists. The main hotel that is the old station house would be able to advise you. Which is situated a little out of... More
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