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Live Simply. Work at What you Love.

Love your Work and Yourself. Be Kind.

Recycle & Reuse. And Ride a Bike.

Cycling Country knows there’s a lot of competition out there. We also know we offer a very personal and enthusiastic welcome to cycling in the places we adore to bike. ​That’s us, no clever marketing tags.

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Connects you with the Landscape

Cycling creates a bond with our Earth’s Terrain. Really know where you Travel.

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Meeting people is easier Cycling

Travelling by bike is a conduit to new Friends. Barriers are broken on a Bike.

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Makes you a happy healthier person

Cycling does nothing but good for your Mind, Body & Soul. Feed them!

We love travelling by Bike

Maggi Jones (Canadian) and Geoff Norris (British) created Cycling Country because of their passion of bike touring, having adventure cycled in most continents around the world. Now settled full time in Spain, it has been their greatest pleasure to live and cycle there with its beautiful landscape and people, superb climate and strong cycling heritage.


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Socks Lost

Call it Dedication

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When traveling ourselves, we always ask, “how can we use this to make our trips better?”

For us it’s all about exploring, learning and being committed to cycling which makes us love what we do.

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There have been so many high points (not just tops of hills!) and good times. Fantastic memories of all the people we’ve met and places we’ve shared together.

European Cycling Tour - Cycling in Turkey
Cycling in France, Private bike tour in the Loire valley
Cycle Trip in Portugal, Private Bike Trip
Highlights in Cycling Country Bike Tours - Cycling La Vuelta a Espana
Bike Trips in France, Tour de France Cycling Tour, Hautacam, French Pyrenees

Our Story

Cycling Country was born from dreams made cycling touring across Europe into Asia, and independently travelling 65 countries. Doing what inspires them, Cycling Country set up base in the medieval Spanish village of Alhama de Granada in 2003. From here, they organise and run their tours. A remarkable place to live and cycle.
Come & Visit!

Bike Trips in Andalucia, Spain - Alhama de Granada
Spanish Bike Tour Sag Vans


We promote responsible and sustainable tourism and a fundamental objective is to support our local community, economy and protect the environment. We are also registered in Spain and financially bonded, and aware of our social and legal responsibilities to our guests.

Meet The Team

A pleasure to know and work with. Join us on tour!

Geoff Norris

Geoff Norris

Founder | Director

Geoff, a cyclist since he could walk, comes from a business finance background having worked in his home town of London and then onto New York, Paris and Sydney. Growing up in London, he was part of the group that broke the British school’s cycling touring club record for distance cycling by clocking up a mileage of 251 miles (404km) in a day. Living in Alhama de Granada, he loves cycling the local sierras and bike packing abroad with their daughter on tandem. His favourite rides include the famous cols of the Pyrenees, the highlands of Sri Lanka, and when escaping the office, the mountains behind Málaga.
Maggi Jones

Maggi Jones

Founder | Director

Maggi decided to meld her love of cycle travel with her appetite for exploration by setting up Cycling Country with her husband Geoff. Favourite rides include the medieval area of Maramuris in northern Romania, the backroads of Queensland and cycling out of Lake Atitlan’s volcanic landscape in Guatemala.  Being the hot weather lover that she is, despite being Canadian, she was part of the first ever cycling expedition to tackle the 50+ degrees Celsius temperatures of the Danakil depression in Ethiopia, the “cruelest place on Earth”.
Dean Kinnerley

Dean Kinnerley


Dean, a racing cyclist with 30 years of road racing under his belt, has the great distinction of becoming the sub-champion of Andalucía and has ridden La Vuelta a España in the Masters category (the first English speaker to finish), and is never far from wheels and winners. Whilst racing in La Etapa of La Vuelta (placing 10th), he helped push Big Mig, former 5 time winner of the Tour de France, Miguel Indurain up a mountain whilst the great man put his chain back on (& still placed 10th). Catch him, if you can, flying up his local Sierra Nevada.
Javier Torres Palma

Javier Torres Palma


A local lad, who trained as an architect and is from Granada, Javi brings some Andaluz flavour to the team. Allow him to explain the pleasures of a good cut of iberico jamon or what makes a fine olive oil, there is no end to his knowledge of local produce. From a strong cycling family, Javi is often seen out on the roads of Granada, sometimes riding with his father who still likes to push it on those hills he has ridden all his life. Meet him on our Andalucian tours!

Dani Damas

Dani Damas


Another Granadino, Dani is a keen Mountain Biker in the fantastic Granada area and loves taking bikes apart (and of course putting them back together!). He is a great help with all things mechanical. He has enjoyed working in Oxford, England and is trained with a certificate in Tourism. He started out leading tours through Spain on 4 wheels (bus tours) and now downsized to 2! Dani has great experience in many fascinating parts of Spain and has a love and in-depth knowledge of his home country.

Balbino Quesada

Balbino Quesada


Balbino has many years of experience in climbing, swimming, skiing and triathlon. Winter work for many years has been guiding people in the snowy mountain ski slopes around Spain, which he loves. A family man with 2 young ones, he is always busy expanding his outlook whilst living in beautiful Murcia. Located near delicious vineyards, he will be trying to tempt you to forgo vinos of Rioja for those of Murcia! Loving being on a bike and with people are the main draws for Balbino, and he will enjoy sharing his knowledge on our tours.
María Ángeles

María Ángeles

Sales Manager

María Ángeles will provide you with all the assitance you need to book and enjoy your cycling trip. Trip logistics (pre, during and post) and useful advice are just an email away! Trained in translation & Tourism in Granada, but from Ciudad Real near Madrid, she has a passion for travelling, having lived in the UK and sunny Mallorca. Her language skills are second to none, having taught Spanish at a UK university. Always happy to help and with a positive philosophy, she is a valued and experienced team member.

Eclipse the Cat

Eclipse the Cat

Office Mascot

Eclipse loves the outside life and has a penchant for locally caught, fresh Spanish fish. A specialist in climbing, you will find her clawing her way up the steepest meow-tain. Meet her in our workshop sneaking around the bikes or more than likely, sleeping on the job. Life is just purr-fect for this ever so curious member of the crew.


Cycling Country is committed to helping and donating to several charitable and humanitarian aid programmes including:

Doctors Without Borders / Médicos sin Fronteras (Global)
-SOS Children Villages (Global)
-High Atlas Foundation (Morocco)
-Bikes for Girls (India)
-Send a Girl to School on Bike (Nepal)
Days for Girls – Menstrual Care (Global)
-TrailBlazer Foundation (Cambodia)

Supporting Cycling

We take pride in helping aspiring cyclists and were proud to be involved in sponsoring a local Granada bike team, Bike55Spicles (2017-2020).

Cycling Country wishes the cyclists well on the former team and we hope to see them on the podium in future La Vueltas!

Supporting Local Cycling Groups


Crossing your ‘t’s and dotting all ‘i’s is essential for your peace of mind when selecting a bike tour operator.

Cycling Country S.L. is a Limited Liability Company (B18907741), registered with Spain’s Tourist board and Junta of Andalucia as a Travel Agency (CIAN 184031-2). Registration as a Travel Agency is a legal requirement in safeguarding monies and allowing us to book and operate the tour for you. Beware of other operators who are not registered and bonded.

We are also extremely proud to be an official tour operator for one of the world’s greatest professional cycle races, La Vuelta a España (the Tour of Spain). Viva La Vuelta!

You Say

It was great to get to know you all. I can’t say enough good things about your outfit.
Jim Finnigan

Chicago, USA

A wonderful tour with amazing guides. Thank you again!
Helen Jackson

York, UK

Fantastic holiday with a great bunch. We will tell all our friends about you.
Janet Berg

Toronto, Canada

Come On In!

Office | Workshop

Calle Salmerones 18
Alhama de Granada
18120 Spain

One Ringy Dingy

+34 958 360 655



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