Monterey Coast & Carmel Valley Bike Tour – Overview

Monterey Coast & Carmel Valley Bike Tour - bike route map

Get away for some cycling on the spectacular Monterey Coast and peaceful Carmel Valley

Just a short drive from the bustling San Francisco Bay Area, Monterey County encompasses some of California’s most stunning scenery while offering world-renowned recreation.

From the dramatic Big Sur coastline to romantic Carmel and Pebble beach to historic Monterey waterfront, to the hidden wine country of Carmel Valley, the area serves up a delight of scenery from the saddle of a bicycle.

We begin our 4-day bike tour at the famous Cannery Row of Monterey, riding from there into the unhurried Carmel Valley, resting between the coastal Santa Lucia Range of the Ventana Wilderness and the oak studded Sierra de Salinas Range. Carmel Valley is a cyclist's secret getaway: just a few short miles from the attractions of the coast but tiny and unhurried to provide the ideal setting for some relaxing rides on nearly empty roads. From this tranquil base in Carmel Valley, we take daily rides through the region: Carmel Valley, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach, Carmel-by-the-Sea, Fort Ord, and the Monterey Coastal Trail.

Trip Highlights

  • 17-Mile Drive of Pebble Beach
  • 4-star lodging and dining at the water's edge on Cannery Row
  • Carmel Valley Road - 20 miles of cycling bliss
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TripAdvisor Review 

Best Trip Ever!!

Our three day Sonoma tour was the perfect way to celebrate our anniversary. It was a treat to have our bikes ready to ride each morning. The riding routes were fantastic. The hotel was just right, and the food delicious. Best of all, our tour guides, Darryl and Laura worked together to make the experience unique and fitting for each person in our group.

TripAdvisor May 2013

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Details

Days 4
Nights 3
Starting
Location
Monterey
Activity
Levels
2-5  
Price Per
person
from $1686
Single
Supplement
from $362
No scheduled dates, private tours only.

Private Guided Tours

for 4 or more cyclists