As a California person, the very thought of bicycling through Spain is beyond intriguing and bordering on exotic. And knowing there are actual tours, with particular destinations that emphasis areas that are specifically interesting to any traveler to a distant land makes the concept doable and desirable.

The fabulous part of traveling by bicycle through the country is the sort of freedom it affords you as well as the chance to experience the landscape with your own sense of timing; stopping and continuing on at your discretion. Spain has locations that will take you on a journey through time, with medieval villages, churches and castles. The landscape itself is gorgeous, with green hills and mountains. There are many old villages to visit and be astonished by, with the unparalleled opportunity to enjoy them close up as you cycle with a safe, predictable itinerary.

There are many self guided tours available for cyclists, with directions and information to help direct you to find exactly what sort of vacation and scenery you are looking for.

So suppose you are a Foodie, there are self guided tours available to guide you through the country with stops along the way where you can find the highest level of traditional Spanish cuisine you want and need to taste and learn about. The Catalonia Gastronomical cycling tour will be exactly what will delight you and your taste buds and at the same time will direct you through the glorious countryside and villages along the way.

If your special interest is discovering wines and visiting the vineyards, the Barcelona Wine Country Bike Tour will satisfy your curiosity and acquaint you with the landscape at the same time. You will travel to ancient vineyards and wineries and pass through olive groves and wooded areas.

In Mallorca is the Mallorca Road Bike Challenge Tour which is a trip on great roads while surrounding you with the culture and terrain of this special island.

A bicycle journey in Spain is real, but fantastic at the same time. You can travel with a like minded group, or make this visit a perfect honeymoon. A family trip would be unforgettable, especially for young people learning about and experiencing another country firsthand. A bicycle trip through Spain and all its various locations and history would definitely be a dream vacation.