Spain has become one of the most important touristic destinations worldwide, and 3 EuroVelo routes (1, 3 and 8) cross the country. EuroVelo 1 in Spain crosses the interior of the Iberian Peninsula from North to South, passing through historic roads such as the Way of Saint James, the Canal de Castilla or the Vía de la Plata trail. EuroVelo 3 - Pilgrims Route largely follows the course of the historical French Way as it passes through Navarre, La Rioja, Castile and Leon and Galicia. And the famous EuroVelo 8 - Mediterranean Route takes you through great and vibrant cities like Valencia, Malaga or Cadiz, where you can enjoy the monumental heritage and immense cultural richness of southern Spain.

National Information

La Ruta Vía de la Plata by bicycle

The route is located to the west of the Iberian Peninsula and forms part of EuroVelo 1 in Spain. The basis of this tourist route is a Roman road that began to be built in the 1st century BC and eventually became one of the main roads linking the north and south of the peninsula. You can see all the stages, tracks and different resources for cyclists on the website or the app!

Passport for cycling "La Ruta en Bici"

The route passport is a freely available personal document for accreditation purposes, which certifies that the holder is touring the Ruta Via de la Plata and enables discounts to be obtained from affiliated businesses. A hard copy of the passport can be obtained at the tourist offices of those municipalities who are members of the association, or via the website.

Services - Bikefriendly

A network of cycle friendly services in Spain.

Support - Bikeline

Bikeline is here to help and support the bicyclegrims (Bikegrims) in getting to the path of Santiago de Compostela. For this, they have an incredible network of partners and logistics.

Via de la Plata - Peregrino Online

The Peregrino Online and the Association of the Via de la Plata is coordinating a network of Bike Friendly hostels, recognizable at the "Bike friendly" icon.

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Enjoy Greenways in Girona


From the natural Park of La Garrotxa to the Mediterranean Sea. The ride is easy and fun. This greenway route in descent way from the Pyrenees to the sea is available for all, and especially for people who appreciate a slow-travel. This route is attractive, safe, accessible, with little slope and very easy to do. In addition, well signposted and car-free. With places to stop to take a picture or rest for a while. Ideal for beginners in this type of tourism by bike.

Noroeste Greenway and the Costa Cálida by bike and boat


From the Holy Town of Caravaca de la Cruz to the beaches of Mar Menor, passing the vineyards in Bullas and the Northwestern Rail Trail (Vía Verde del Noroeste), this 9-day trip will let you discover the wide variety of landscapes and villages of the Region of Murcia. Heritage, culture, relaxation and local cuisine will mix along the journey on calm local roads, seaside promenades and the Northwestern Rail Trail. From the pines forest to the Mediterranean Sea.

The longest Spanish Greenway


An accessible itinerary to all people, that allows us to know a jewel of the Spanish heritage as Teruel, world capital of Moorish architecture highlighting the towers and the roof of the Cathedral, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. From here, reaching the Mediterranean Sea discovering Alto Palancia Valley, a rural area in the province of Castellón. A must see “El salto de la novia” a very nice waterfall in Navajas village. The end of the route is the town of Sagunto.

Sleeping in a train and travelling by bike at the Andalusian "White Villages"


This greenway route from Olvera to Puerto Serrano in Cadiz and Seville provinces, is available for all, and especially for people who appreciate a slow-travel. You can discover the natural resources of Peñon de Zaframagón, roc declared nature reserve in 1989 and Special Bird Protection Area, that is home of communities of nesting birds and a large colony of griffon vultures. You can see a spectacular holm oak called “Chaparro de la Vega” a Natural Monument of Andalusia.