City ExtensionsBrowse the list below and follow the links to find more about some of the destinations to which you can extend your cycling holiday.
The capital of Catalonia is the most visited city in Spain. Barcelona combines history, culture, food and beaches, making it a great place to extend your tour.
Barcelona is one of the Europe's great cities and has countless attractions and activities, with the following just a selection of what you can see here.
Bilbao is the largest city in the Basque region and one of the most affluent in Spain. Set just in from the Bay of Biscay, Bilbao is home to several museums and has a rich food scene.
The most famous attraction is the Guggenheim Museum, but Bilbao also has an impressive old town, packed with superb pintxos bars and excellent restuarants.
Granada, a city dating from 500BC, is a must visit place for lovers of history and architecture. Many of the buildings from the city are of Moorish design, and there is also a historic Jewish quarter.
Highlights including the stunning Alhambra Palace as well as the mazy, winding streets of the Albayzin district. Granada is one of the most popular visitor destinations in Spain.
The Spanish capital is a modern and vibrant city. Famed for its history, rich cultural heritage and a warm atmosphere, Madrid is a great place to stay for a few days.
The highlights include the finest art galleries in Spain - the Prado and the Reina Sofia - as well as the Royal Palace and the beautiful Retiro Park.
Mallorca Coast ▾
Outside of the historic capital Palma, the best reason to stay in Mallorca is for the fantastic beaches and warm climate year round.
There are many beach resorts on the island, some of which are overcrowded and unappealing. There are also, however, many quiet and beautiful coastal villages which are superb for a relaxing break by the sea.
Palma de Mallorca ▾
Palma is the capital of Mallorca and one of the largest cities in Spain. It was founded by the Romans and colonised by the Moors before becoming part of modern Spain.
The city has a unique culture, combining relaxed island life with the modernity of a big city. It is home to several art galleries, a hilltop castle and a beautiful cathedral set on the sea front.
The Pyrenees ▾
The Pyrenees is the most impressive of Spain's mountain ranges. With amazing scenery and striking natural features, the mountains are a great destination for walking and relaxing.
The National Park in the central part of the mountains is the most popular destination for sports; however, the whole range offers incredible views and charming villages.
San Sebastian ▾
San Sebastian is a picturesque Basque town on the north coast. It is famous for its interesting maritime architecture, as well as its fantastic beaches.
Above all though, San Sebastian is renowned for being the gastronomic capital of Spain. As well as numerous triple michelin starred restaurants, the city is home to pintxos, a type of Basque tapas which lends itself to stunning culinary creations.
Santa Cruz ▾
The capital of Tenerife is an interesting city with a very relaxed atmospehere. It's excellent climate, beaches and range of museums make it a nice to choice to extend a stay in Tenerife.
Santa Cruz is most famous for its carnival, which takes place in February each year. However, it is also an excellent base for exploring nearby areas, including the Anaga Mountains and the vast collection of parrots in Loro Parque.
Santiago de Compostela ▾
Santiago de Compostela is the end of the famous Camino de Santiago pilgrimmage route. After this tour, it is certainly worth staying for a couple of days to experiencecthe capital of Galicia.
Santiago is most known for its well preserved old town, centered on the cathedral. However, the city is also a thriving culinary center; make sure you try the favourite local dish of Pulpo a la Gallega (Galician Style Octopus).
Seville is the biggest city in Andalucia and one of the oldest in Spain. With strong Moorish and Roman influences, Seville is a great destination for lovers of history and architecture.
As well as historic buildings, such as the Giralda and cathedral, Sevilla is also the home of two of Spain's most famous exports - tapas and flamenco. What better way to spend an evening than to sample both of them together!
Valencia is Spain's third largest city. Whilst not as famous as Barcelona or Madrid, it is certainly worth a visit. Spain's most modern thinking city combines history and culture seamlessly with some state of the art architecture.
Valencia is also the home of a superb city beach, a UNESCO World Heritage silk market and the most famous of all Spain's dishes - paella.