One Week Motorcycle Tour

Our most popular motorcycle tour is our week-long tour of Gran Canaria, ideal for winter riding - and with the fantastic Canaries climate, this motorcycle tour is suitable for all year round riding. Every day you ride a different, awesome route experiencing the amazing micro climates that Gran Canaria has to offer.

Our week-long tour consist of 5 full days of riding with a rest day for you to explore more of the island on foot.

The coast at Aldea

Gran Canaria on a motorcycle.

September to April only.

During this tour you will travel not only the length and breadth of the Island but all through, and over, the wonderful mountain routes too. Even after being here for several years, we are still finding hidden gems. The island has some of the best biking roads in Europe - and they are all here, practically on your door step.

During this week you will experience several inter-island routes visiting places including: Fataga, Artenara, Tejeda, Moya, Teror, and Aldea.

You will also ride some splendid coastal routes along the north, south, east and west. The highlight of this motorcycle tour being the unforgettable West Coast Road.

All you need to do is arrive and ride.

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Important information - please read.

These roads are challenging and technical and this motorcycle tour is not for the faint hearted, novice, nervous, infrequent or inexperienced rider or if you are scared of heights.

Please also note, while this is not a particularly 'fast-paced' ride, we do need to make progress and often keeping up with the speed limits of the road. Riding in a group can be a challenge - all staying together. We are not able to stop at every junction to wait for slow riders to catch up. It is unfair for other riders, breaks up the momentum of the ride and spoils the fun for everyone. Therefore, if you are a particularly slow rider, this may not be ride for you, so please think hard before booking this tour.

What’s included.

With the thousands of hairpins, twisties and mountain climbs, this makes Canary Motorcycle Tours an excellent all year round riding destination, even more so in the winter - an excellent winter riding destination.

Where else can you have a winter motorcycle tour in Europe?

Accommodation with breakfast, a motorcycle, fuel, motorcycle insurance, jackets, helmets and gloves are included in our tours. You have one of our fabulous English speaking guides, showing you the most amazing routes, roads, scenery, mountains passes, coast roads and coffee stops this beautiful Island has to offer. We will even meet you at the airport when you arrive with airport transfers included too (subject to reasonable arrival time of course - hours 08.00 - 21.00).

Start dates.

We don't have set start dates as we ride everyday and follow a weekly riding schedule. Therefore, it doesn't matter what day you arrive, you still get to ride our whole itinerary. This allows you to have total flexibility when sourcing your flights. We will work around you and your arrival dates.


Sample Tour Itinerary


Day 1

Arrive and settle into your hotel. We will monitor your flight and meet you at the airport,(subject to reasonable arrival time of course - hours 08.00 - 21.00). We will then take you to your hotel to ensure that your check-in goes smoothly.

Day 2

Ride. After meeting you at the hotel bright and early, we take you to the unit, complete any outstanding paperwork and get you kitted out for the day. Then we should be on the road by 9.15. Route 1 - through the centre of the island.

Day 3

Ride. The Green Route

Day 4

Ride. Las Palmas and Teror

Day 5

Rest day – although riding this extra day is an optional extra. Many people enjoy the rest day by visiting the resorts in the south or venturing to the capital Las Palmas, to savour the culture, beach and cuisine.

Day 6

Ride. The West Coast Road.

Day 7

Ride. The 32 Hairpins.

Day 8

Depart. We will take you to the airport for your flight back home.

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Honda CBF 600 Motorcycle Honda CBF 600

Our Motorcycles

We have the following motorcycles for our tours:

  • 5 x Honda NC750X
  • 2 x Honda NC750X DCT
  • 6 x Suzuki Vstrom 650
  • 1 x Suzuki Vstrom 800DE
  • 1 x Kawasaki Versys
  • 3 x Honda CB500x
  • 1 x Suzuki SV 650
  • 1 x Honda Rebel - specifically and ideally for shorter riders
  • 2 x Macbor XR500
  • 1 x Honda Transalp

We use these bikes because they are light and agile for the bends, twisties and hairpins, yet powerful enough for the numerous mountain climbs.

While you can state a preference for your choice of motorcycle, we will try to accommodate you, however, we tend to allocate bikes on arrival depending on a person height and whether they have a pillion passenger. You must be prepared to ride any of these bikes when booking.

All our bikes have:

  • Top box, frunk and/or tank bags.
  • Current ITV (MOT).
  • Insurance and tax.

These bikes are perfect for the job here and are maintained to a very high standard.

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If you do not receive a reply with 24 hours, please call Joy on 07738529487 or email us directly on canarymotorcycletours@gmail.com - Sadly sometimes Spam eats our emails.

New Tour Prices

2024

Guests 4-Star Accommodation
1 rider, private room £1195 per person
1 rider + partner, sharing a room £1495 per couple
2 riders, sharing a room £950 per person

New Tour Prices

2025

Guests 4-Star Accommodation
1 rider, private room £1250 per person
1 rider + partner, sharing a room £1550 per couple
2 riders, sharing a room £999 per person

To book, email us via our contact page, or call us on +447738529487 or +34616611287 or send us a message on via our busy and popular Facebook page.

Bringing a non riding partner

This is a motorcycle tour not a package holiday. We use a local 4 star hotel based around the corner from our base. It is a business conference type hotel not a tourist hotel. We chose this location with our riders in mind, close to our base, great access to the mountain, a local town so food and drinks are a lot cheaper in comparison to the tourist resorts of the south. Sadly, this does mean that there is little in the way of things to do if you are not riding. We do not and have not catered for or considered non riders.

The hotel we use is detailed on our accommodation page on this website. The nearest beach is 3km away and is more of a sports beach for windsurfing rather than a tourist sunbathing beach.

If you are thinking about bringing a non rider take a look on TripAdvisor for things to do in Vecindario. If your friend or partner is a little adventurous, then Vecindario does have super transport links to both the resorts in the south and the capital Las Palmas for some great days out.

Riders who bring non riding friends or partners may prefer sourcing other accommodation in the holiday areas in south and hire a car to travel to us daily. We can't commit to picking people up everyday.

Look forward to meeting you soon.

Tour Requirements

Please remember to bring:

  • driving licence
  • relevant holiday insurance that covers your to ride over 125cc - we insure the bike not the rider !!!
  • boots
  • suitable riding trousers

We can provide jackets, helmets and gloves (although for a week-long tour, most people prefer to bring their own gear.)

Don’t forget your GoPro or cameras!