Barcelona road bike Self-Guided tour

Several self guided road bike tours available from Barcelona city center
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Barcelona road bike Self-Guided tour

Duration: 1 Day Location: Barcelona Type: Self Guided Road Bike Level: 1-5 When?: All year round Minimum: From one From price: 12 €
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Half day road bike tours from Barcelona to the high mountains near Barcelona, Montseny
Half day road bike tours from Barcelona to Montserrat
Half day road bike tours from Barcelona into Collserola Natural park

Discover Barcelona Countryside on a road bike on your own pace. Let us guide you with one of our GPSs with the route preloaded. All levels and distances routes near Barcelona availeble crossing Collserola Natural Park, reaching the north or south coast, going to Montseny, Montserrat or Garraf.

GPS SELF GUIDED ROAD BIKE TOURS (More than 15 routes available)
For only 12€ per day over your rental price you can get a GPS rental with a preloaded bike track, a map and a cue sheet to help you follow the route.
The tracks are easy to follow and include the interesting points in the area.
All levels bike tours avialable. From novice to advanced with different distances.
Select one or various routes in the surrounding of Barcelona.
Go in and out from Barcelona by bike or reach the nearest location outside Barcelona by train. Our indications will guide you.

Some examples of our routes in ITINERARY

 

Half day road bike tours from Barcelona into Collserola Natural park

RTB001: Collserola – Tibidabo - Vallvidiera

47 km – 905 m
28,86 miles – 3.080 feet

This route will take you from our shop to the top of Tibidabo, the most famous of the peaks that are in the Natural Park of Collserola and where you can stop for a drink in the restaurant that is there or simply enjoy the magnificent views of the city of Barcelona. Then, the track will take you to the other side of the mountains, to  Sant Cugat del Vallès, a city not as big as Barcelona but where you will find bars, restaurants, shops where you can buy some liquid or solid and even, for those who do not want to pedal more, is the option to take the train back. You can read some lines about the regulations on bicycles in trains in this article: train & bike from barcelona

On the way back, the route crosses the mountains again, this time using another road, one of the most beautiful in the Natural Park and also the least traveled. You will forget that you are in Barcelona because of the tranquility that is breathed there.

Once crowned the port, back down to Barcelona,  you will go back to our bike store through the streets of the Catalan capital city.

Check or download the track from Strava at:   Road Bike Barcelona Tibidabo Strava with Terra Bike Tours

RTB002: Collserola – Forat del Vent - Tibidabo

44 km – 870 m

This route will guide you from our cycling store to Collserola. In this route you will have to overcome two ports and the first one of the day, shorter and less step, is the “Forat del vent”, “hole of the wind” in Catalan. Once climbing, the road will offer you beautiful views of the city of Barcelona. Once up, descend to Cerdanyola del Vallés. In this town you can buy food, liquid or stop for a coffee, like in Sant Cugat, as we mentioned in the description of the previous route, those who do not want to pedal more will have the option of taking the train back to Barcelona.

From Cerdanyola, the track will guide you to Sant Cugat, where you will take the road that climbs Tibidabo. Above Tibidabo, almost mandatory stop to observe the beauty of the city of Barcelona from above.

You will resume the march and descend to Barcelona.

RTB003: Collserola Total

64,5 km – 1350 m

This route runs through Collserola in its entirety. It is a long route with no  flats, not far from the city of Barcelona.

The first climb of the day will be the “Forat del Vent” (“Hole of the Wind”), a pleasant ride to get your legs ready. Once crowned, the track will take you down to Cerdanyola and from there to connect with Sant Cugat. In both locations there are shops and restaurants so you can stop to buy food or drink if you need it.

From Sant Cugat, the track goes to the top of Tibidabo, from where you can see magnificent views of the city of Barcelona.

From Tibidabo you will go back down to the residential neighbourhood of La Floresta, again in Sant Cugat but without getting to the city. There you can stop for a coffee and enjoy the tranquility of the neighbourhood.

From there, direction Sant Bartomeu de la Quadra to go up the nicest and quietest road in Collserola. It will not seem that you are so close to Barcelona because of the tranquility that will be breath.

This will be the last port of the day, then back to our shop.

It is always nice to ride by Costa Brava

Barcelona North Coast

77 km – 380 m
47,74 miles – 1.249 feet

RTB002. Ride from our shop in Barcelona leading north along the coast with just one climb, the lonely and well paved Coll de Parpers. You will return to Barcelona along several countryside roads.

Half day road bike tours from Barcelona to Montserrat

Montserrat Loop

68 km – 1.162 m
42,43 miles – 3.814 feet

RTB003. After a little transfer (by train or car) you will reach the nice area of Montserrat. In this demanding loop you will see the mountain from different points of view.

Barcelona Wine Country

Garraf Villafranca

75 km – 805 m
46,53 miles – 2.640 feet

RTB004. After a little transfer (by train or car) you will reach the wine region of Penedes to ride there through the vineyards of the area.

INCLUDED in the price

  • GPS rental with a preloaded bike track. The tracks are easy to follow and include the interesting points in the area
  • Map and cue sheet to help you follow the route.
  • Emergency telephone assistance

NOT INCLUDED in the price

  • Bike Rental

Prices

GPS rental, track and map. Price per day12 €/person

OPTIONAL extras per person

Bike Rental: Aluminum + Shimano 10533 €/person
Bike Rental: Carbon + Shimano 10539 €/person
Bike Rental: Carbon + Shimano Ultegra45 €/person

Summary

Duration: 1 Day
Location: Barcelona
Type: Self Guided Road Bike
Level: 1-5
When?: All year round
Minimum: From one

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