Iberica-Traversa Gravel/Trail route
From the north to the south, the Bay of Biscay to the Strait of Gibraltar over mostly unpaved roads and trails.
Iberica-Traversa gravel and trails route has been voted as the most demanding yet the most beautiful, according to finishers, route they have experienced! The route leads the riders through rough and remote terrain in Bardenas Reales and Gorafe desert, along with some of the best single-track trails in all Spain. 1723 km long with insane 29,427m of elevation gain.
12 mandatory checkpoints: Pamplona Castle San Cristóbal, Cuenca, Gorafe, El Cuartico (halfway), Granada, Ronda and more.
Real off the grid adventure awaits you!
Iberica-Traversa road route
Goes parallel to the original Iberica-Traversa gravel and trails route. Is a fix route, unsupported, single-stage bikepacking event that will lead the riders from Irun in Basque country to Tarifa located in the southernmost end of Iberian peninsula.
The route will gives you real taste of incredible Spanish landscape – you will ride through narrow roads with minimum traffic, long stretches, rolling hills, long climbs. You will be surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, endless poppy and sunflower fields, Middle-Aged castles and villages.
The route is 1812km long with about 27,325m of elevation gain. With the highest climb to the top of Pico del Veleta (3,398m).
11 mandatory checkpoints: Pamplona Castle San Cristóbal, Cuenca, Gorafe, Pico del Veleta, Granada, Ronda and more.
4,000km from Irun Spain to Sidi Ifni Morocco. It’s the only bikepacking adventure we know, crossing 2 continents. First stage: Irun to Tarifa. With the ferry you cross the 17km over to Africa. In Tangier Morocco the journey continues to Sidi Ifni. You start in Tangier together with the rider of the Morocco-BikeAdventure.
We offer this adventure since 2021. Five riders started for it since then and only one rider finished so far.
Piste route: 4023km, 52’427vm
Road route: 4212km, 53’325vm