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Via Verde de la Sierra

Puerto Serrano, Spain
+34 657 98 74 32
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Great bike ride. Read for important details.

This is a great fairly easy rail trail ride if you ride from olvera to Puerto Serrano. There is a... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2016
decca_mac
,
nyc
Cycle Hire-Some People Don't Deserve to be in Business

This review is for cycle hire only. We were staying in Olvera in November when the cycle hire is... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2015
petemain
,
Newtonmore, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“bike hire” (3 reviews)
“downhill” (6 reviews)
“olvera” (14 reviews)
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Puerto Serrano, Spain
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+34 657 98 74 32

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Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is a great fairly easy rail trail ride if you ride from olvera to Puerto Serrano. There is a cafe at Corripe where you can recharge and refresh for the second half of the trip. As many have mentioned the trip is slightly downhill...More

Thank decca_mac
Reviewed 14 November 2015

This review is for cycle hire only. We were staying in Olvera in November when the cycle hire is closed mid-week and I wanted to hire a bike for two mid-week days. We were told by the person there at the weekend to phone the...More

3  Thank petemain
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Did this with my wife and son - amazing! Reasonable fitness necessary to complete the full 36K. Spectacular scenery, with colonies of Griffin Vultures guaranteed and there's very few people around. However, avoid the first 2 weeks of August as the refreshment points and visitor...More

1  Thank Dean R
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We are an average family of 6 adults and teenagers staying in Marbella and we're looking for something to get us out of the glitz to clear out lungs. We are not cyclists but love cycling, not fitness freaks but not unfit and the 36km...More

2  Thank Amigothatway
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Good idea for a family trip. Route from Olvera to Puerto Serrano is very pleasant with a variety of views, landscapes, bird species (dozens of them) (e.g. vultures - guess it's the biggest colony in Europe! - truly an amazing spectacle), as well as plentiful...More

Thank Panhirsch
Reviewed 2 June 2015

We hired bikes from the excellent Hike + Bike The Sierras in Ronda and they dropped us off at the start in Olvera. The ride is a reclaimed rail line winding 34km through the mountains in a mix of tunnels and breathtaking open vistas. The...More

1  Thank LiamFitzP
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Started in Olvera. Unfortunatly that day the Sesca Bike Rental was closed but someone was there so I got a bike with childseat. It was not possible that day to return the bike in Puerto Serrano which is 36km from there. I think that would...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Breath of fresh air - deep in the Spanish countryside. Via Verde or as we Brits call it - The Greenway. This off road spectacle links up Olvera with Puerto Serrano about 38 kms away. Passing through beautiful Spanish countryside, over viaducts all on gravel...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 25 April 2015

We booked the bikes from the station in Olvera one day in advance, but on a weekday in April, it was not really necessary. The bikes were new and in good condition, although a bit heavy. Although the bikes were ok, the mechanics were seemingly...More

Thank Astrid R
Reviewed 17 October 2014

We reserved our bikes online at Sesca.es and drove directly to the Olvera train station to start our ride. The bicycles were mountain bikes fitted with disk brakes and in excellent condition. You can return from Puerto Serrano or Coripe by taxi towing a bike...More

2  Thank Clearwater_JC
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