The Catalan Cycling Week
(Setmana Catalana de Ciclisme
) was an important multi-stage road bicycle race
held in Catalonia
. It was last organised in 2005 as a 2.HC
race on the UCI Europe Tour
. Setmana Catalana was cancelled in 2006 and it is no longer part of the UCI
The first winner of the race was José Pérez-Francés in 1963. Famous riders like Luis Ocaña, Eddy Merckx, Alex Zülle, Laurent Jalabert, Michael Boogerd, Joop Zoetemelk, Seán Kelly, Stephen Roche and Pedro Delgado have won the race.