• Templars by the roadside (bike)

    Cycling in Maestrazgo is discovering and enjoying the turbulent Reconquest completed by Templars. Off the track beaten by most tourists lies one of the richest sites full of crusaders remains.


    Total distance: 385 km (239 miles).

    Total approximate time: 45 h.

    Cycling time: 34 h.

    Climb: 7196 m. ( 23609 ft). Expects roads to climb 30 to 50 m/km.

    8 days / 7 nights / 6 days cycling.

    Comments: 1 optional rest day.

  • Templars by the roadside (car/motorbike)

    Touring in Maestrazgo is discovering and enjoying the turbulent Reconquest completed by Templars. Off the track beaten by most tourists lies one of the richest sites full of crusaders remains.


    5 days / 4 nights / 3 days on the way.

    Total distance: 470 km (292 miles).

    Total approximate time: 11 h.

    Maestrazgo is car / motorbike rider’s heaven. There are almost as many mountain ranges as towns, and they are all different.

Why Spain?.

  • Dominion Templar with Maestrazgo an Els Ports occupy that mountain square of north-east Spain opposite the Mediterranean Sea. However forget the non-stop coastal resorts. Turn inland where the real Spain is hiding and try a cycling or motorbike touring looking for a more solitary, out-of-the-way experience than some of the more popular ones? Then. It offers some of the best touring available in Europe.

  • A world of villages, scattered on middle height mountain ranges, narrow valleys and deep gorges, Mediterranean weather, sunshine and warmth, olive groves and places of history.

  • Population density is 200 hundred times less than Netherlands. As a result category roads is far quieter than of most other European countries. Road surfaces are generally very good and well graded.