Cycling route: Malaga > Campanillas > Estacion de Cartama > Cartama > Coin > Alozaina > Zalea > Alora > Pizarra > Aljaima > Malaga
Elevation gain: 1466m
Elevation max: 398m
Road bike route description
It is a nice longer route to the valley called Hoya de Malaga. You will have the adequate elevation and over 100km to ride.
You start in the city center following the streets Marmoles / Martinez Maldonado / Avda. de Carlos Haya. When you see the direction sign for the University, turn left and after 200 meters turn right for Campanillas. In Campanillas take the A-7054 to Estacion de Cartama. There you have to go over the rail track to follow the signs for Cartama / Coin, the roads A-7057/A-7059 & A-355, later the A-366. Pass Coin following the A-366 leading to Alozaina. You will get slow and sometimes some climbs for any 20km.
Alozaina is located at the bottom of the mountains Sierra Prieta and offers nice views and refreshment. Then keep on going towards Casarabonela on the A-354. After 10km turn right directly to Zalea / Pizarra. After the descent to the valley, turn left over the A-7077. Before Alora turn right for Pizarra. Following the road A-7054 through Aljaima and Estacion de Cartama, you will come to Campanillas again. Follow the signs for Malaga.