Cyclesummit 2016



Cyclesummit is the conference for all cycling tour operators worldwide.

The key facts:

Date: 12.-15. March 2016

Location: Murcia, Spain

Price: 490,- Euro per person

Cyclesummit is the conference for all cycling tour operators worldwide.


  • is a Cooperation Forum and a Conference
  • offers talks by numerous experts from the field of cycling tourism

Every participant is an exhibitor and a trade visitor at the same time. Every company exhibits their services at their own table with a display wall.

The goal of Cyclesummit is to meet new partners and to start new cooperative business partnerships with little effort.

Cyclesummit encourages collaboration and communication with both colleagues and competitors through talks and activities over two days.

Cyclesummit is bilingual (English and German).

This year’s Cyclesummit takes place in Murcia, Spain.


Saturday, March 12th, 2016

Arrival in Murcia.
2.00 pm guided cycle tour through the countryside of Murcia (La Aljufía route).

Starting at the hotel (or at the FICA car park), we will follow the Vía Amable de la Acequia de La Aljufía to the La Ñora Water Wheel. From there, we will go through some orchards until we arrive to La Contraparada –a dam in the river. By stopping there, we will get to know better this wonderful setting, which is the origin of the irrigation ditch network of the great Murcian huerta –irrigated land– We will then go back to the hotel in Murcia by following the cycle lane.

Time: 3 h 30 min. Difficulty: low.

Cycling La Aljufía route-1

7.00 pm  Dinner in Murcia, on own expenses. 

Sunday, March 13th, 2016

8.00 am Breakfast at the hotel
9.00 am Transfer to Bullas
10.00 am Cycle tour from Bullas to Las Fuentes del Marqués

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We will start at the Bullas wine museum, where we will learn about the important and distinctive features of wines from Bullas. After going through Bullas old town, we will follow the Northwestern Greenway to Cehegín. By stopping at Begastri, we will discover the secrets of this Iberian- Visigothic site, which is really unique within the peninsular southeast. We will then follow the Greenway up to the village of Cehegín. The route will finish at Las Fuentes del Marqués (or at the Vera Cruz Sanctuary).


2.00 pm Lunch at Caravaca de la Cruz

afternoon Transfer to the hotel

7.00 pm Dinner offered by Instituto de Turismo de la Región de Murcia.

Monday, March 14th, 2016 (Conference day 1)

from 8.00 am Setting up
9.00 am Welcoming event chaired by a representative of the Region of Murcia’s government
9.30 am Short presentations (every participant gets 1-2 min to present himself)
10:00 am Cooperation forum starts
12:30-1.30 pm Lunch for all conference participants
2.00-2.30 pm Presentation of the Region of Murcia and the bicycle touring products.
5.30 pm End of today’s cooperation forum
7.00 pm Special typical Murcian dinner at hotel offered by Instituto de Turismo de la Región de Murcia.
8.30 pm Guided evening visit of the city of Murcia

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 (Conference day 2)

9.00 am  Cooperation forum starts 
12:30 pm Lunch at Centro de Cualificación Turística, a centre belonging to Instituto de Turismo de la Región de Murcia.
3.00 pm Closing ceremony, end of cooperation forum, dismantling of stands, departure



Participation in Cyclesummit costs 490 Euro and includes:

  • Participation in the conference and talks (details tba)
  • per company: table, exhibition wall, chairs, wifi
  • Food during the conference 
(coffee, snacks, lunch, dinner)
  • Pre-Cyclesummit program (cycling tours on Saturday and Sunday)
  • Lunch and dinner on Sunday and Monday, lunch on Tuesday.
  • Lunch and dinner on Saturday are not included.

Accommodation with breakfast in Hotel Nelva****  can be booked separately.
Prices per night per person:

  • Double room: 50€ VAT and breakfast included
  • Double room single use: 45€ VAT and breakfast included