Descent of Guadalquivir by bike and return by the Coto Donana
Enjoy two days of cycling from Seville to Sanlucar de Barrameda along the Guadalquivir River and back down by the Coto Donana. We support with mechanical car the first day and mecanic for the second day, for the best security and peace of mind when making this bike path. Limited places.
FIRST DAY FROM SEVILLA TO SANLUCAR DE BARRAMEDA BY THE DESCENT OF GUADALQUIVIR BY BICYCLE
Destination: Sanlúcar de Barrameda
Distance: 90 km.
06:45 hrs I find the petrol station on Avenida de la Raza in Seville, where the baggage is charged in the car support which will take it to Sanlucar de Barrameda
07:00 hrs We leave Seville, we headed towards the avenue of the race, crossing under the bridge of the fifth centenary and follow the road of practice that goes along the Guadalquivir River. By asphalt we cycle along canals area where water is the protagonist and companion of our journey, we will pass by fishermen wagered on the side of the road trying their luck with their fishing gear.
We will continue with the descent of the Guadalquivir pedaling bicycles to reach the natural park known as "Las Señuelas" immersed in an area of eucalyptus and always with the river Guadalquivir accompanying us on our right .. As we travel we can go to enjoy the vegetation , water and the colorful animals that inhabit the area storks, raptors, herons etc. A very beautiful spectacle that nature provides us !
The eucalyptus will end, and we will continue along straight roads until finally we will arrive to a forest known by the name of "the pine forests of Bonanza," and we will enter with bicycles in the pine forest. Four more kilometers and we'll be in Algaida and soon arrive at Sanlucar de Barrameda.
We will arrive at the hotel. Delivery of rooms.
Afternoon free to enjoy Sanlucar de Barrameda.
20:30 hrs. Dinner at the hotel
SECOND DAY IN BICYCLE FROM SANLUCAR DE BARRAMEDA BY THE BEACH OF COTO DONANA UNTIL MATALASCAÑAS IN BICYCLE
Origin: Sanlúcar de Barrameda
Distance: 30 km.
Breakfast at the hotel
We charge our baggage into the van, which will take you to Matalascañas where we wait for our arrival.
At the hour of the tide we will be all in the barge of Sanlúcar al Coto de Doñana whcih will bring us to the other margin of the Guadalquivir. From there we will have 30 km to ride the tide of fine golden sand beaches with dunes of Doñana, which are those that separate us from Matalascañas. This bike route along the beach of Coto de Donana is of unique beauty. To the left the sea with seagulls and sandpipers, to the right dunes and kites.
We will cross on the Barcaza right when the tide begins to fall, to take advantage of low tide and enjoy a wide area of pedaling on the hard sand of the beach Doñana. Later are given the high tide hours expected to get an idea of the time of departure.
We will arrive to Matalascañas where the support vehicle will wait for us for lunch and having a free time.
17:00 hrs . Transfer back from Matalascañas to Sevilla and end of services.
Final prices per person:
- In double room : 139 €
- In a double room to share : 145 €
- In single room : 159 €
THE PRICE INCLUDES:
- Car mechanic to support the route of the first day from Seville to Sanlúcar ;
- Transfer of baggage from Sevilla to Sanlucar de Barrameda ;
- Transfer of baggage from Sanlucar de Barrameda to Matalascañas ;
- Transfer from Matalascañas to Sevilla by vehicle with trailer ;
- Provisioning for the first day ;
- Transfer of baggage from Seville to Sanlúcar and from Sanlúcar to Matalascañas ;
- 1 night in 4 * hotel in Sanlucar de Barrameda in a half pension, breakfast and dinner ;
- Ticket to cross the river Guadalquivir by barge with bicycles ;
- Guide - mechanic for the route by bike by the Doñana National Park ;
- Secure parking for bikes ;
- Basic insurance travel assistance ;
- Hotel fees.
THE PRICE NOT INCLUDES:
- Insurance cancellation fees, we inform you that you can hire one for 20 Euros (optional)
- Single room supplement € 25
- Everything that is not specified in "price includes"
This program is designed to make it on your own bike, but if you want to rent a bike can do it from 15 € per day rental. Consult us.
- It is recommended to wear gloves ;
- The helmet is mandatory to participate in this cycling tour ;
- It is recommended to wear sunglasses, sun protection ;
- Bring plenty of water ;
- Carrying provisioning for the route of the second day.
SUPPORT CAR FOR BICYCLE ROUTE
It is a type Mercedes Viano van with 7 seats and trailer to carry up to 7 bicycles.
The support vehicle gives us the assurance of having a mechanic for any damage that we have on bicycle route and not be thrown away.
On the other hand, if the first day we see that we are not able to finish the stage by bike, it can pick us together with bike and take us to Sanlúcar.
This program includes 1 dinners, 0 lunches and 1 breakfast.
Other meals are not included in the price.
Water and house wine at dinner are included.
HOW TO BOOK THE DESCENT OF GUADALQUIVIR BIKE ROUTE?
If you are interested in this route in the Guadalquivir descent bike route and return by the Coto Donana please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating the number of people you are and the type of room chosen
Once we receive your request we will confirm on our part and send the account number or visa debit authorization to sign it and send it back to us by fax or scanned.
Services are not guaranteed until it is not signed and returned debit authorization in visa or deposit account made.
In parallel, you will have to send as soon as possible, the following information for each participant:
NAME AND SURNAME
Hotel Macia Doñana 4*
WAY TO PAY
PLACE AND MEANS OF PAYMENT
By bank transfer, credit card or cash in our office.
CANCELLATION FEES / CANCELLATION
At all times the client may waive the services requested or contracted, being entitled to the return of the amounts they had paid, but must compensate the organizer or retailer in the amounts indicated:
Booking fee € 15 per person
7 days before the departure cancellation fee per person: 30 €
a) A fee consisting of 5% of the total amount of travel penalty if the cancellation is made more than ten and less than fifteen days before the date of departure.
B) A fee consisting of 15% of the total amount of travel penalty if the cancellation is made between three ten days before the date of departure.
c) A fee consisting of 25% of the total amount of travel penalty if cancellation is made within forty-eight hours prior to the trip departure.
De no presentarse a la salida, el cliente está obligado al pago del importe total del viaje, abonando las cantidades pendientes, en su caso.
DEPARTURE DATES FOR GUADALQUIVIR DESCENT BY BICYCLE FOR 2016:
2016 Saturdays: June 11 and October 22
High tide times for the beginning of the routes
The second day, from Sanlucar we will cross the river on the barge at the time of high tide. In this way we guarantee that the tide will be low for when we will go by our bike route through the park doñana and we can pedal at low tide, which is always more comfortable and bearable than at high tide.
- June 12 high tide at 10:05 hours ;
- Oct. 23 high tide at 10:17 hours.
It is important to charge enough food and water before leaving from Seville and from Sanlucar de Barrameda bike because there are NO sources all the way along the beach, and the first place to provisioning on the first day is at the bar "the Santero" which is 46.2 kilometers away.
Descent participants must bring their own material full spare for breakdowns (air chambers or spray, chain parts, tools and pump inflate)
In any case, to unforeseen situations for bike routes will be active a mobile emergency that will be communicated on Friday afternoon.
FIRST DAY OF ROUTE AT THE DESCENT OF GUADALQUIVIR BY BICICLE
The Organization will serve the first day refreshment
There are bars on the following points :
Km. 46 (the "Santero") with good sandwiches and portions. It is 32.2 km. after the bridge over the Guadaira.
Km. 60.5 junction with the track leading to Lebrija that is not always open
Km. 75.6 with gates is the last before the neighborhood of the Algaida
From km 82 it is circulating in the neighborhood of the Algaida, and Sanlúcar full of shops and bars.
SECOND DAY OF ROUTE BY CYCLING FROM SANLUCAR TO MATALASCAÑAS
La Organización prestará servicio de avituallamiento la primera jornada
Desde que cruzamos el río Guadalquivir no habrá coche de apoyo por no estar permitida su circulación en el parque nacional, ni avituallamiento. Por ello es muy importante que traigáis suficiente agua y avituallamiento .
The Organization will serve the first day refreshment
Once we cross the river Guadalquivir, the support car will not be permitted to circulate in the national park. It is therefore very important that you bring enough water and supplies.
- 2 days / 1 night
- Saturdays 2016: 11 of June and 22 of October
- 139 € for double room