Playing sports is one of the habits that help your emotional well-being. Besides being in contact with nature, you also eliminate toxins from your body and improve your health. If to all this you add travelling to a natural area like Tudela full of vegetation and with dozens of routes of all kinds, the combination is magical. Do you want to move on wheels? Take note of the 5 best bike routes in Tudela and its surroundings.
At Hotel Santamaría you will find the best possible location to enjoy the bike experience we offer you like never before. Exceptional location and comfort endorse the hotel's long history, which also offers personalized service to its guests.
The best bike routes through Tudela discover its natural paradise
Thanks to the hotel's collaboration with E-Bikes Bardenas, you can enjoy a guided route on electric mountain bikes through the interior of Bardenas Natural Park. You will live a unique experience with the high-end Scott bikes while you enter the most spectacular places with little effort. This is an activity for all audiences and with a special price for groups.
On the other hand, if what you like is to go at your rhythm and take your body to the limit, keep reading, these are some of the most outstanding routes that you can do around Tudela.
From Tudela to Cascante
You will leave Tudela along the Tarazonica greenway and when you reach the bridge over the road to Ablitas, you have to take the bike lane that this road has until there. In Ablitas you continue along the Laguna de Lor to Cascante and back along the greenway to Tudela. It is a very easy route of about 30 km.
From Tudela to El Bocal
This is a route that runs along the right side of the Ebro River and that takes you from Tudela to El Bocal. The path narrows more and more until it ends in a fun descent of 2 meters in length, only suitable for the bravest. In El Bocal you can have lunch and spend an entertaining morning. The return is by bike path passing through Fontellas, entering through Tudela swimming pools, where you can take a dip during the summer months.
On wheels along the Tarazonica greenway
The origin of this greenway dates back to 1885 when Compañía del Ferrocarril del Norte inaugurated a modest narrow-gauge railway that linked its Tudela station with Zaragoza town of Tarazona. You have about 40 km ahead of you between Tudela and your destination. Brave cheers!
From Tudela to the canals
It is a completely flat route with BTT from Tudela, passing through Fontellas, El Bocal, Cabanillas, Fustiñana, Ribaforada and Ablitas. In addition, you will see the Imperial de Aragón, Tauste and Lodosa canals. You will also pass through a section of Ebro path (GR-99) and Roman road with an excavated section. You don't have to worry as you have information panels along its 54 km and about 300 m of difference in altitude.
Eager to get on the bike, right? Start making your reservation today at Hotel Santamaría in Tudela. You will love the comfort of the rooms, decoration, and the connection it has with the rest of the city to complete your experience. Put the finishing touch, enjoying the gastronomy of the area and planning your next getaway. The best bike routes in Tudela and pedal!
Talking about Valentine's Day is to let the heart and love travel. If you want to take advantage of this date marked with red passion on the calendar, Tudela and the entire Autonomous Community have for you a charm full of nature, history, and unique gastronomy. Away from the big cities, you will find that space of silence and calm so that the romantic getaway in Tudela helps you reconnect with yourself and your partner. Leave your mobile in airplane mode for a few days, disconnect from emails and meetings and come back loaded with the energy of love for this 2022 that is just beginning.
To get this dose of magic you need, staying at the Hotel Santamaria during your visit is one of the best options in the city. Its long history in the hotel sector as well as its location and connection to the heart of the city make it an ideal space for these days. Comfort, romance, and a pinch of privacy come together for you to enjoy to the fullest.
Take advantage of the special Valentine's Day promotion for February 11, 12 and 13 and relax in a spacious superior room, with breakfast, a bottle of Navarra D.O. wine and truffles in the room.
Landscapes, history and gastronomy, the basics of your romantic getaway in Tudela
Tudela has historical buildings from the 9th century such as the Cathedral of Tudela, the Monreal tower, the bridge over the Ebro river, and la Judería neighbourhood, which remains since the city originated. In front of the Cathedral, at one end of Plaza Vieja, is the Tudela Town Hall, a historic building built-in 1490.
Located in the heart of Navarra, the municipality has a privileged location to visit some cities, towns, and natural spaces around it. Bardenas Reales is a semi-desert natural park located 20 minutes from Tudela, where rock formations have become very popular. Olite is a medieval town located 30 minutes from Tudela and it is the most touristic town in Navarra known for hosting the Royal Palace, the most visited monument in the area.
Pamplona, the capital of the autonomous community, is one hour from Tudela. There you can visit the old town that houses the Town Hall, Plaza del Castillo, and other commercial and emblematic places such as the Sanfermines route.
But Tudela and its entire area of influence have much more for you. In your visit, it is also possible to know its natural landscapes such as La Selva de Irati, in the Navarrese Pyrenees area, where you will find the second-largest and best-preserved beech-fir forest in Europe. It has 17,000 hectares surrounded by several mountains at the head of the Aezkoa and Salaza valleys. In the Urbasa-Andía Natural Park, you will find an incredible beech forest located west of Navarra. Bordering the Améscoa valley, this natural park is full of trails through which you can enjoy the landscape on a day out on the road.
Finally, if what you are looking for is a variety of fauna and flora in Navarra, the historic-artistic garden of Señorío de Bértiz is your place. With 2,052 green hectares on the banks of the Bidasoa River, you will find redwoods, chestnut trees, among other species. A delight for the senses.
Movie end for your romantic getaway in Tudela
Thousands of people from all over Spain and abroad make a stop in Leitza, a small Navarrese town of fewer than 3,000 inhabitants where the film 'Eight Basque surnames' was filmed, starring Dani Rovira, Clara Lago, Karra Elejalde, and Carmen Machi in 2014.
Finally, El Valle de Baztán or the so-called Navarrese Switzerland, a source of inspiration for books and films in recent years, is home to unspoiled natural treasures with extensive beech trees, steep ridges, ravines, crystalline regattas, and delightful corners.
With all this fusion of spaces and places to visit in Tudela, you no longer have an excuse for your getaway. Contact Hotel Santamaría to make your booking and take advantage of the special Valentine's Day promotion to enjoy a unique experience for an incredible price. Personalized treatment, tranquility and privacy so that your romantic getaway in Tudela is simply perfect.