One of the nicest tours you can do around Girona is cycling through medieval villages such as Regencós, Pals, Peratallada, or Monells. All the locals know about the beautiful villages we have in Girona province. But the recent news surprised even most of us. The CNN considered Regencós as one of the nicest 15 villages

El Farell is one of those climbs around Barcelona that everyone would like to discover upon a bike. Good climb, not too steep, nice surface, no traffic at all, and close enough to Barcelona. The road is a dead-end road from Caldes de Montbui leading to Sant Sebastià de Montmajor. Beside the main road, there

Barcelona is a great destination for gravel cycling. Well, it is a great destination for any kind of cycling, but as it is a big city, road cycling can be a bit stressful for those not used to cycling sharing the roads with cars. The mountains surrounding Barcelona are beautiful, with plenty of gravel paths,

Penedes is probably the best region for cycling around Barcelona. Bike tours in Penedes region are very popular and the roads around the vineyards are very quiet and solitaire. Cycling at its best! This wine region is known for the Catalan Cava (sparkling wine, often confused with the French champagne). Nevertheless, there is also a

Climbingb the Alps is one of the biggest challenges for every keen cyclist. A very nice way to get to know some of the best climbs in southern Alps is to try the “Confrerie des 7 majeurs”, an amazing route of 360 km and over 12000 meters elevation. Not a joke. In this route, the

Girona is one of the most important cycling destinations all over the world. A very significant cycling climb around Girona is Sant Pere de Rodes Monastery. The variety of routes is also a very good reason to come to Girona for cycling. Flat tiny roads, together with scenic routes and also steep climbs, so close

Puig d’Arques is a little known climb in Girona province. You get it from Romanya, the nice little village on top of a hill, very close to Girona. You can get Romanyà from 4 sides: From Calonge. This a difficult side, with 4,2 km at 5,7% average gradient, very wide road with very little traffic.

A few weeks ago we introduced a nice cycling trip in the Catalan Pyrenees. But climbing the eastern Pyrenees has many other options. Now, let me show you another version of a cycling trip in the eastern Pyrenees. In this trip we include some very nice climbs, quite known in the cycling world. It is

Let me introduce you all to a great cycling trip in the Catalan Pyrenees. The idea comes from a local club in a little french village near the coast named Bompas. It includes the eastern part of the Pyrenees, getting to the Mediterranean sea. In fact, the trip includes an amazing coastal road in the

After the first post about historical facts in Tour de France some weeks ago, with some interesting statistics, here you have some more of them, related to Tour de France history: The longest successful breakaway in Tour de France history was by Albert Bourlon in 1947, being away for 253 km and winning the stage