Best cycling in Spain: where to base yourself for spring riding

There's a whole world full of cycling opportunities - so why do we all flock to Spain every year? Well, the temperature's spot on, the terrain is great and the top destinations are set up to welcome bike riders...

According to the ultimate authority that is Wikipedia, the Earth's surface area is over 510 million kilometres squared - 148 million of which is land.

Spain encompasses just over 505 thousand kilometres squared - do the maths and it turns out it's just 0.3 per cent of the total land available. And yet, UK cyclists flock to mainland Spain and its surrounding islands on an annual basis.

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