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BIKE TOURS & CYCLING HOLIDAYS BARCELONA

At LetsVelo we offer a large amount of cycling routes, at least in this blog we will discuss an itinerary that allows you to enjoy wine and cava, and the gastronomic offer of the area, the so-called Cava Country route. The tour is characterized for its simplicity, a ride that starts in Vilafranca del Penedès, Wine capital, going through a beautiful landscape of Subirats vineyards and visiting different towns such as La Granada, Sant Cugat Sesgarrigues or Sant Sebastià del Gorgs, which has a Romanesque monastery from the 11th Century, declared National Interest, until it reaches the Cava Country, Sant

A MAN, A TIME, A WINE. Many wines have a story to tell, but very few tell one as exciting as the story of Jean Leon. Few people knew Jean Leon as well as Jaume Rovira and Ana Carrión. The former is the enologist who worked alongside Jean Leon from the beginning to the end, and the latter is Jean Leon’s younger sister. Read the full article here Discover our Bike Tour and visit to Jean Leon Winery here – SMALL TREASURES

It’s time to recover the “maglia nera” jersey, the one that identified the last classified of Giro d’Italia between 1946 and 1951. At the time this merit had, apart from a cash prize, quite a social prestige among cyclists. The wiliness of some to classify last made them hide in bars and farms in order to lose time.” Many fans still remember the name of the last classified in 1951, younger ones had to seek in the archives, but they all recognize the name Giovanni Pinarello: an unknown at that time, but todays world-renowned cyclist. The following year he would be