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Cycle to Albufera national park

by chrisdScotland Online Now Feb 13, 2013 at 4:50 AM

We like taking leisurely cycling day trips on holiday. Albufera national park looks like a reasonable distance from Valencia although, after the initial cycle track and small road along side the rice fields, there doesn't appear to be a dedicated 'cycle friendly' route from Valencia to Albufera. Is it worth us making the trip on bikes or should we just take the bus. Is there a walk all the way round the national park?

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    Re: Cycle to Albufera national park

    by johnincornwall Online Now Feb 13, 2013 at 6:30 AM

    I recall that road - loads of cyclists but they all go along the road itself(around 2008 we were that way). All totally flat obviously but a bit hairy at times I should think. However it's a one-road system until you cut off to El Palmar in the middle of the lagoon where you take the boat trips from. Lovely place and lots of nice restaurants in tiny El Palmar. Boat trip well worth it too.
    I'd be more worried about the Valencia end if I were you - what a city that is for traffic! Probably easier to just hop on the bus straight down to El Palmar.

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