SPORTS IN CUENCA

Outdoor sports - Riding, canyoning and much more

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Sports in Cuenca

Cuenca's natural surroundings make it the ideal spot to practice all types of sports and activities. The majority of sports can be practiced right in the city or in the immediate vicinity. The prices shown are given as a guide, but may vary depending on the season or on the organisation chosen to carry out the activity.

We help students organise activities and find the best companies.

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Cycling
(mountain or road Biking)

We lend bicycles (according to availability)

There are hundred of routes and paths for all types of cyclists in the city and in the province as a whole.  You can choose to travel in the mountains or in valleys, through the hills or on the road.  We can tell you where the best routes are so that you can experience the unique nature surrounding Cuenca.

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Quad

From 45,00 €

There are quad routes in the mountains, the valleys or in the countryside.  A driving license is required.  A professional guide accompanies students at every moment.  Insurance, transportation and special equipment are included in the price.

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Paintball

From 30,00 €

Many companies offer paintball, and so you can choose to play in many different areas in the countryside surrounding Cuenca.  Prices vary according to the number of paintballs desired. 

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 Indoor and Outdoor Pools

From 5,00 €

In summer, you can swim in the rivers, ponds, lakes and reservoirs located throughout the province (see excursions), but you will also have the opportunity to swim in the 3 indoor or various outdoor pools located throughout the city.

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Diving

From 50,00 €

Canyons, valleys, rivers, ponds, reservoirs and lakes surround Cuenca and the province of Cuenca. Some companies offer diving excursions in different places.  A professional guide accompanies students at every moment.  Insurance, transportation and special equipment are included in the price.

Club de Golf Villar de Olalla - Trivium.

Golf

From 35,00 €

18 Hole Golf Course, located in the town of Villar de Olalla, just 5 km from Cuenca. Also equipment rental. For more information click the photo: 

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Horseback riding

From 30,00 €

It is possible to go horseback riding at the equestrian sports club in Cuenca or in the countryside.  Many companies offer longer routes through the mountains surrounding Cuenca by way of streams, hills and valleys. A professional guide accompanies students at every moment.  Insurance, transportation and special equipment are included in the price.

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Senderismo - correr

Free

Just like for cycling, there are innumerable routes to hike, run or simply walk along.  There are routes that start off directly in the city, and more throughout the region, with varying levels of difficulty.

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Canyoning

From 35,00 €

Canyoning in the River Júcar, traveling downstream through the canyons and waterfalls, is an unfor-gettable experience for everyone.  Students are picked up in Cuenca and transported to "Villalba", or the Júcar Canon.  A professional guide accompanies students at every moment.  Insurance, transportation and special equipment are included in the price.

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Caving

From 35,00 €

Cuenca is one of the Spanish provinces in which the most caves can be found.  The region was formed by limestone, which erodes in water and, above all, in abrupt temperature changes.  Some of the caves in the area are up to 5km long.

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Ultralight aviation

Ask for prices

The small airfield in Cuenca and some other areas offer the opportunity to fly an ultralight aircraft. 

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Climbing

From 25,00 €

Climbers from all over the world recognize Cuenca as a celebrated climbing spot; it is considered to be one of the top 20 places to climb internationally.  There are countless cliffs facing the city and both canyons.  Climbing routes have been marked off, and local climbers can give you more information. 

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Fitness Center

From 15,00 €/ week

Different possibilities, please ask in the Administration.
Special prices with Sun Sport Cuenca.
Calle de Ramón y Cajal, 39

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Kayak

10,00 € - 35,00 €

It is possible to canoe or kayak in the River, travelling downstream by way of the canyons and waterfalls or gliding along on the reservoir.  Students are picked up in Cuenca and transported to the Júcar Canon.  A professional guide accompanies students at every moment.  Insurance, transportation and special equipment are included in the price.

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Football and sports

Free

In Cuenca, there are many football fields and sports facilities, the majority of which are free to use.  Many of our Spanish students are members of sports clubs or associations and they can help you find a place to play.  For other sports such as tennis or golf, it is possible to rent a court or get out on a course for a reasonable price. 

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Air balloon ride

175,00 €/ passanger

Hot air balloon ride over the World Heritage City Cuenca, a unique and unforgettable experience.