Mojacar is a municipality, located at 90 km/56 mi away from the center, in the southwest of Almeria province. This village lies between Carboneras and Garrucha, bordering the Sierra Cabrena mountains and the Mediterranean sea. The village has been inhabited by Phoenicians, Greeks and Romans throughout the ancient times, leaving as a legacy behind their architecture style. The whole village is build on the top of the hill with white traditional buildings surrounded by a big labyrinth of small narrow streets.
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Mountain Biking in Roquetas de Mar, Almeria, Andalusia Spain
It was once a traditional fishing town, but now is a low key tourist resort town, designated as a National Tourist Amenity since 1967. It is called the sunniest region of all Europe, with more than 3000 hours of sunshine every year.
Roquetas de Mar enjoys a Mediterranean sub-tropical climate, with temperatures from 16 to 30°C/60.80-86°F, and June through September being quite warm months (26 to 30°C/78.80-86°F). Wind strength is usually about 0 – 3 Bft, with low rainfall. The terrain is generally flat, low above sea. Its many clean, blue-flag, sandy beaches (more than 10 km/6 mi), offer many routes on a quite easy ground.
Or you can try the mountain side of Roquetas covering Vicar Enix and Felix for beginners. If you like long rides visit Fondon near Fuente Victoria, a road-trip through the mountains, on a beautiful scenery. There are hundreds of routes to explore, between low difficulty route to high one, and from short to long distance sizes.
You can move around Roquetas city or surrounding areas and villages on bike quite easy. Roquetas is the ideal spot for mountain biking.