Eight detailed cycle tours.
Spain offers some of the best cycling available in Europe. The country's agreeable climate, unmatched wildlife, and a history stretching back beyond civilisation - together with its friendly people and readily available accommodation - make Spain an outstanding destination for the cycle tourist.
Contains practical information for cyclists touring Spain independently, including when and where to go, how to get there, how to get around, accommodation, passports, visas and insurance, money and banks, bicycle considerations, living on the road and points of arrival.
Eight routes described in detail and accompanied by maps, profiles and accommodation lists. The routes are suitable for novice through to keen cyclists and are described in 5-12 daily stages, with options to shorten, extend or go off-road.
Routes extend from the Pyrenees and Picos de Europa in the north, through the Sierras of Demanda, Gredos and Guadarrama in the centre, to the Sierras of Nevada and Grazalema and the Serranfa de Ronda in the south. They visit the cities of Avila, Cordoba, Bilbao, Madrid, Malaga, San Sebastian, Segovia and Sevilla.