The Canal de Castilla route by bicycle is one of the most important cycling routes in the country.
It is an artificial channel that runs through part of the provinces of Burgos, Palencia and Valladolid. It was one of the most important hydraulic engineering works in Spain, built between the 18th and 19th centuries. It was built as a waterway for communication and transportation to solve the problem of isolation of the plateau to transport agricultural products from the region.
An easy getaway ideal for families who want to do something different in the middle of nature.
Choose to do it in 2 or 3 stages.
The journey begins in Frómista.
In 3 stages, it ends in Medina de Rioseco.
In 2 stages, in Valladolid.
Depending on the stages chosen: Cubillas de Santa Marta, Mucientes, Medina de Rioseco, Palencia and Valladolid.
A smooth route in line and completely flat, suitable for all audiences, of a total of 93 km. To be done in 2 stages through dirt and gravel tracks in good condition.
It starts from Frómista, where we will discover the great Romanesque style heritage that this town treasures, to reach Palencia following the course of the North branch of the Castilla Canal and link with the South branch of the Canal to end at the Valladolid dock.
A route suitable for all audiences, of a total of 149 km. to be carried out in 3 stages.
Following the path of the Canal de Castilla from Frómista to Palencia, you arrive at Cubillas de Santa Marta, a municipality enologically attached to the Cigales Designation of Origin.
We will be able to enjoy a visit and tasting in its winery and the next day a visit to the Mucientes Wine Museum passing through Valladolid. From Valladolid to Medina de Rioseco, through the Route of the Castles to admire these fortified buildings such as the one in Fuensaldaña.
The accommodation of the Canal de Castilla by bicycle will be in Hostels or Rural Hotels, with private bathroom, in half board (dinner and breakfast). They have been selected for their quality and location.