A few days ago was unveiled the route of the Volta a Catalunya 2023 professional cycling race, which will take place next March 2023 (20th-26th). Great route with 3 mountain finishes at Vallter 2000, La Molina and Mont Caro (Lo Port). All 3 climbs are very interesting and also steep! Tough climbs to be ridden

There are plenty of different choices to enjoy the Pyrenees with a road bike or even a hybrid bike. Cycling the Pyrenees coast to coast is a dream for every cyclist. It is a challenging trip with plenty of climbing and beauty. But also filled with cycling history. From the classic Hendaye-Cerbere, to the Route

Turó de l’Home is one of the big cycling climbs in Catalonia. It is the highest point of the Montseny mountains, and it is a goal for every cyclist in Barcelona and its surroundings. It has been included in very few professional races, just mentioning the Volta a Catalunya in 1976. Already 50 years ago!

If you love cycling you probably love climbing. And for sure you will be curious to know the best cycling climbs in the world. Recently, the “Cyclist” English online magazine released a list of top 100 cycling climbs, which made me very curious. It is a very good job and also challenging to get just

One of our favorite destinations is Col du Tourmalet, possibly the most famous cycling climb in the world. Barcelona Tourmalet is a great cycling tour that links the beautiful catalan city with the big mountain in the Pyrenees. It has been climbed so many times in the Tour de France. It is full of history,

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

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