Back Roads of Spain

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See the best of Spain with these 25 back-road driving tours. This DK Eyewitness Travel guide for Spain will take you off the main tourist routes and encourage you to explore the less travelled roads. Discover beautiful medieval villages, experience unique cultural events or just soak up the beauty of Spain's diverse landscape from sun-soaked Andalusia and along the Mediterranean coast to the "Green Spain" regions around the Basque country and the foothills of the Pyrenees.

Please note: This guide does NOT list motorhome stopovers or Aires. For a guide to Spanish Aires you will need to buy All the Aires Spain and Portugal.

  • 25 driving tours across Spain
  • Pullout laminated map, scale 1:1 700 000
  • All tours include: journey length, overview map of route with numbered stops, descriptions of all stops and guided walks
  • Postcodes provided for navigation, no GPS coordinates
  • 18-page introduction to Spain and driving regulations

The tours are spread across the country and cover areas including Santiago de Compostela, the Don Quixote route in La Mancha, historic mountain villages like Granada with its Alhambra, the Costa Blanca, bull running in Navarra, the Catalan heartland, cava and rioja vineyards, Mallorca and Ibiza.

The 18-page introduction includes the practical information you need before travelling to Spain, from driving advice to where to stay, when you should go and where to eat. At the back is a useful phrase guide, including common driving phrases and an illustrated guide to Spain's road signs.

On the inside cover is an overview map of Spain with boxes outlining the regions covered by each tour, with the tour numbers and page numbers given. For easy reference, the inside cover flap has a list of each tour with the starting and end points, the page numbers and the number of days.

    Each of the 25 driving tours includes the following information:
  • Road trip length: 1-7 days, although multiple tours can be linked for longer tours
  • Start and finish locations, distance and road conditions
  • Overview map of the route with numbered stops marked
  • At a glance highlights of the tour and when is best to go, as well as main market days, shopping information and major festivals
  • Descriptions of each stop, with main sights and activities in bold, and brief driving directions between stops
  • A guided walk with duration of walk, numbered stops, description of stops and walking map with route
  • Postcodes provided for navigation

You can plan your motorhome tours of Spain with ease with the following guide books:

After more Back Roads titles?

Check out Back Roads: Italy & France & Germany here.

Need a road atlas?

Please see our selection of maps and road atlases for more detailed mapping of Spain, including height and weight restrictions and toll roads and motorways.

Key Features

  • 25 driving tours across Spain
  • Pullout laminated map, scale 1:1 700 000
  • All tours include: journey length, overview map of route with numbered stops, descriptions of all stops and guided walks
  • Postcodes provided for navigation, no GPS coordinates
  • 18-page introduction to Spain and driving regulations
  • Aires guides or campsite guide and road atlas with height/weight restrictions required for motorhomers

Who Should Buy?

Anyone planning a driving holiday to Spain. Use the book for guidance to plan anything from day trips to multi-week journeys around Spain in a car, caravan, campervan or motorhome.

See the best of Spain with these 25 back-road driving tours. This DK Eyewitness Travel guide for Spain will take you off the main tourist routes and encourage you to explore the less travelled roads. Discover beautiful medieval villages, experience unique cultural events or just soak up the beauty of Spain's diverse landscape from sun-soaked Andalusia and along the Mediterranean coast to the "Green Spain" regions around the Basque country and the foothills of the Pyrenees.

Please note: This guide does NOT list motorhome stopovers or Aires. For a guide to Spanish Aires you will need to buy All the Aires Spain and Portugal.

  • 25 driving tours across Spain
  • Pullout laminated map, scale 1:1 700 000
  • All tours include: journey length, overview map of route with numbered stops, descriptions of all stops and guided walks
  • Postcodes provided for navigation, no GPS coordinates
  • 18-page introduction to Spain and driving regulations

The tours are spread across the country and cover areas including Santiago de Compostela, the Don Quixote route in La Mancha, historic mountain villages like Granada with its Alhambra, the Costa Blanca, bull running in Navarra, the Catalan heartland, cava and rioja vineyards, Mallorca and Ibiza.

The 18-page introduction includes the practical information you need before travelling to Spain, from driving advice to where to stay, when you should go and where to eat. At the back is a useful phrase guide, including common driving phrases and an illustrated guide to Spain's road signs.

On the inside cover is an overview map of Spain with boxes outlining the regions covered by each tour, with the tour numbers and page numbers given. For easy reference, the inside cover flap has a list of each tour with the starting and end points, the page numbers and the number of days.

    Each of the 25 driving tours includes the following information:
  • Road trip length: 1-7 days, although multiple tours can be linked for longer tours
  • Start and finish locations, distance and road conditions
  • Overview map of the route with numbered stops marked
  • At a glance highlights of the tour and when is best to go, as well as main market days, shopping information and major festivals
  • Descriptions of each stop, with main sights and activities in bold, and brief driving directions between stops
  • A guided walk with duration of walk, numbered stops, description of stops and walking map with route
  • Postcodes provided for navigation

You can plan your motorhome tours of Spain with ease with the following guide books:

After more Back Roads titles?

Check out Back Roads: Italy & France & Germany here.

Need a road atlas?

Please see our selection of maps and road atlases for more detailed mapping of Spain, including height and weight restrictions and toll roads and motorways.

  • 25 driving tours across Spain
  • Pullout laminated map, scale 1:1 700 000
  • All tours include: journey length, overview map of route with numbered stops, descriptions of all stops and guided walks
  • Postcodes provided for navigation, no GPS coordinates
  • 18-page introduction to Spain and driving regulations
  • Aires guides or campsite guide and road atlas with height/weight restrictions required for motorhomers
Anyone planning a driving holiday to Spain. Use the book for guidance to plan anything from day trips to multi-week journeys around Spain in a car, caravan, campervan or motorhome.

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