Home to the Vuelta a España, Spain adores cycling and offers some of the world’s best rides. There’s a reason that so many pro teams run training camps here.
Cycling in Spain offers no end of testing terrain
From the high mountains to stunning coastal routes, epic rides are everywhere.
Perhaps even more so than France and Italy, Spain is famous for its favourable winter climate, both on the mainland and its various islands.
Want to know the best places to cycle in Spain, especially during winter in the northern hemisphere? Check out our overview of Spain, our pick of the best destinations in Spain for cycling and our pick of the best climbs in Europe, many of which are in Spain. Or read on below!
Well-known Spanish cycling meccas:
Spain is a big country, and if you love to explore and get off the beaten track, you should also consider heading to the following lesser-known gems, they are amazing fun to explore:
- Barcelona is famous as a city break destination; here we share it’s awesome cycling opportunities
- The “other” Canary Islands, they might not be Tenerife, Lanzarote or Gran Canaria, but they offer a lot to cyclists!
Not sure where these regions of Spain are? Scroll down below the buttons below to find a helpful map!
Fancy a trip?
Check out our detailed guides to each of Spain’s most famous cycling destinations. You’ll find ride guides, tips for cafe stops, the best places to stay and things to do when you’re not cycling.
Our pick of the best bike hotels in Spain might also be a useful starting point.
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