Cycling in Tenerife in Winter, from January

During the last years, Tenerife has become the most popular destination for cyclists tourism, but also for professionals who wants to train during winter. Due to the best weather conditions during the year, Tenerife is perfect for cycling in winter, starting from January. 

The Island offers several pathways, that are suitable for beginners, but also for intermediate cyclist and professionals. 

Let’s see why Tenerife is the best place for cycling in winter and in January.

What is the temperature in Winter? 

Tenerife has just the best weather for cycling in winter. In January, the average average maximum temperature is 22°C (70 °F) combined with about six hours of sunshine. 

In Tenerife in winter you can expect sunny and dry days, as well as warm temperatures.

If you plan to visit Tenerife in January, these are the average temperatures and rainfall you can expect to find.

Average high – 22°C (70°F) Average low – 16°C (60.8°F). With only 4 rainy days, and 6 hours of daylight. 

Roads and trails

The roads are simply superb in Tenerife. Nearly all routes have been recently re-laid and so the climbs and descents are super smooth and enjoyable to ride.

In addition, most of the cycling routes are just free of cars, and of other tourists. Moreover, in January and February it is even more reduced than during the rest of the year, since it’s low season for tourism.

Tenerife island offers roads similar to Mallorca, in Spain. You will find amazing paved roads that don’t even seem to have any purpose except to admire the stunning scenery. Also, the path are really astonishing, you will both enjoy the streets and the views, with several photos stops, to create unforgettable memories. 

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How to organize your cycling holiday in Tenerife

Tenerife has two airports, one in the north and one in the south. Both of them have good connection flights to and from the main European cities, and there are several low cost airlines flying almost daily to and from the island.

If you would like more information about cycling in Tenerife, or would be interesting in an unforgettable Cycling Tour around the island, please contact us, and we would be happy to help.

Established in 2015, Cycling in Tenerife was built on a handshake and a couple of beers, after two friends, had completed a three-day excursion in south of Tenerife. We are experts of the island, and we can offer also personalized tour for single travelers or groups!