A Tour of Spain is nothing without real climbs. You’ll find these in the Pyrenees. This mountainous area is located on the border with France, and there are few routes for the climbing-phobic. Trust us: the Pyrenees is a place for real mountain goats. Although the average gradient may be lower than that of certain climbs in the Alps, the roads to the summits of the Pyrenees are a lot longer. And don’t get fooled by the average gradients either: there are always steep sections. And, at the end, there is nothing more beautiful than getting the top of these peaks; a reward that will make you forget all the pain of climbing in one fell swoop.