Cycle touring

Whether you are a lover of the road, downhill MTB rides or riverside paths, in the regions of Barcelona you will find a unique setting to enjoy your cycling passion. It does not matter if you do it alone, with the club, with friends or with your family.

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<p>Ciclistes en carretera amb Montserrat de fons</p>

Una bicicleta, roba adequada i moltes ganes de descobrir diverses rutes per practicar el cicloturisme a la província de Barcelona. Bàsicament, això és tot el que necessites per gaudir de les diverses opcions de rutes ciclistes que pots trobar a la Costa Barcelona, a l’interior i les comarques del Pirineu. 

<p>Mounting biking in the Penedès region</p>

Get your mountain bike or gravel bike ready, grab your helmet and water bottle and set off on an adventure. Whether you are alone or accompanied, enjoy some of the best routes in the province of Barcelona, discover the Penedès region, the famous Cavalls del Vent route or a route that will take you both to the sea and the mountains. Are you ready?

<p>Montserrat Massif</p>

Get ready to enjoy road cycling just like the pros do. The first three stages of La Vuelta 23 cycling race went through some of the most spectacular areas of our regions to show the world that Barcelona is a true land of cycling. Thus, if you are a road cycling enthusiast, we encourage you to discover these amazing routes, which you can fully enjoy, as long as you are well prepared and equipped.  

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Barcelona is tantamount to cycling

Your next challenge awaits you in the province of Barcelona: mountain passes, dizzying mountain bike descents, rides among vineyards or your next outing with the kids!

 

 

10 reasons to cycle in Barcelona

  1. A land of contrasts that stretches from the Pyrenees to the sea.

  2. A privileged climate.

  3. A diverse landscape full of nature parks, lush forests, mountains, vineyards and beaches.

  4. Countless kilometres of mountain roads, paths and marked trails.

  5. The diversity of routes is suitable for all physical conditions and technical levels.

  6. Its mountain passes.

  7. A calendar full of cycling tours and events.

  8. Its range of accommodation and specialised services for cycle tourists.

  9. Its sporting and specialised cycle touring destinations: Calella, Castelldefels, Hospitalet de Llobregat and Santa Susanna.

  10. Its architectural and cultural heritage, cuisine, wine tourism and much more ...

     

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Prepare your outing

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  • Respect current traffic regulations.

  • Find out about the weather conditions and the state of the route.

  • Inform your family and/or friends of the route you will be taking.

  • Check the condition of your bike before setting off.

  • Always wear your helmet securely fastened.

  • Apart from the helmet, use other protective elements, gloves, etc.

  • Use reflective materials and, if possible, wear a jersey and brightly coloured cycling clothes.

  • Make yourself visible with lights under the seat and on the handlebars.

  • Take out insurance with your travel agent.

  • Follow the marked routes and do not leave the signposted areas.

  • Respect private roads.

  • Respect other road users, especially the priority of pedestrians.

  • Do not throw away the wrappers of energy bars, gels or anything else, while cycling or when you stop.

  • When you stop, park your bicycle in a safe place, where it will not be an obstacle to other cyclists.

  • In case of emergency, call 112.

     

 

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Download the BCN+ Routes app (in Catalan)

There are plenty of routes close to Barcelona, and now there’s an app to explore them 

 

Essential guides

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Routes close to Barcelona

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