Average / Day
31 Km – 19 Miles
All year round
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
47 km – 1045 m
28,86 miles – 3.080 feet
This route will take you from our shop to the top of Tibidabo, one of the most famous peaks in the natural park of Collserola, where you can stop and have a refreshment at the Bar/ Restaurant, or just simply enjoy the magnificent views overlooking the city of Barcelona. From there the track will descend to Sant Cugat, on the other side of the mountain. It’s not as big as the city of Barcelona but you will be able to find bars, restaurants, stores where you can buy a beverage or a snack. Do not miss picturesc old quarter. In case you had enough pedaling, there is an option to return to Barcelona on our regional train. REad more about our public transportation in: Tren y Bicicletas en Barcelona,
From Sant Cugat you will return back to Barcelona this time climbing through one of the most beautiful roads in the natural park, and with almost no traffic. Once you have conquered the peak, it’s all downhill until you arrive to Barcelona. The track will bring you back to our shop
RTB002: Collserola – Forat del Vent - Tibidabo
44 km – 870 m
This route will guide you from our shop on Valencia street to the peak of Collserola. On this route you will have to overcome two peaks. The first climb “Forat del vent” is the shortest from the two. The first climb, “Forat del vent” (The wind hole” in Catalan) offers great views of the city of Barcelona. Once you are at the top, it’s all downhill until you arrive to the city of Sant Cugat del Valles. At this location you will be able to buy food, beverages or stop and have a coffee. As we mentioned before in the last track description in Sant Cugat, if you are done riding you have the option to grab a train back to Barcelona.
From Cerdanyola, the track will guide you to Sant Cugat on a flat road, where you will take the road that goes up to Tibidabo. This is your second climb, reaching to Tibidabo; The highest point and a mandatory stop to observe the beauty of the city of Barcelona from the above. You will resume the ride and descend to Barcelona, where the track will take you back to our store.
RTB003: COLLSEROLA TOTAL
64,5 km – 1350 m
This route covers all Collserola secondary roads. it is a challenging up and down route without any flats running through the Barcelona surroundings with breathtaking views and without any traffic.
The first peak of the day will be “Forat del Vent” (“Hole of the Wind”), a short climb with gentle slopes to get your legs warmed up. Once you arrive to the top, the track will take you down to Cerdanyola and from there connects with Sant Cugat. In both locations there are shops and restaurants so you can stop to buy food or beverages if you need it. From Sant Cugat, the track goes to the top of Tibidabo, a must stop, where you can see magnificent views of the city of Barcelona.
From Tibidabo you will descend back to the residential neighbourhood of La Floresta, close to Sant Cugat but without entering the city. Be prepared to an up and down hilly road that connects La floresta with “Sant Bartomeu de la Quadra” road, a magnificent road in the middle of the natural park, without any traffic that climbs back to Vallvidrera and brings you back to Barcelona
RTB011: NORTH COAST. PARPERS CLIMB
75,5 km – 718 m
This route will take you along Barcelona north coast. Starting with the NII, a road that runs parallel to the sea. From there you will head inland, climb the only climb of the day, that will bring you through a Flat road back to Barcelona.
After leaving our premises in Barcelona, you will take the Diagonal Av., this road will take you out of Barcelona to reach the NII, a road that follows the coast through the Maresme region. The link between the exit of Barcelona and the entrance to the coast road is not quite easy so please pay attention to the GPS. The N-II, It is a very popular road for cyclists since it is the only flat road around here.
When you reach Vilassar de Mar you will head inland and climb Coll de Parpers, the only climb of the day. This peak has about 3 km long and slopes of 4-5% so it can be overcome without great difficulties (always depending on the pace you want to set). The descent, on the other side of the mountain, is bleak so in colder times or if it has rained, extreme caution must be taken when cornering.
By the end of your decent, you will reach a road we nickname “ La Roca”, which runs parallel to the mountains and that will lead you back to Barcelona city center.
RTB012: CONRERIA - ORRIUS - DOSRIUS
100,5 km – 1373 m
This route runs practically on the same locations as the previous route but, in this case, it travels in reverse and the peaks to be overcome are different.
The track will take you, from our store to the Diagonal Av., that you will have to follow to leave the city in the same way as in the previous route, passing through the seafront of Badalona.
After riding for a while on the NII, you will find the first peak of the day: the Conreria. It is a peak not too demanding but constant, about 5-6km to 5-6% with beautiful views of the coastline. When descending the peak, the GPS will guide you torugh the inland road that runs parallel to the mountains to end up finding, the La Roca del Vallés, twhere the peak of Órrius start. This peak is a bit more demanding, about 4km at 7-8% with some 10-12% ramps. It is a lovely road without any traffic. After reaching successfully the second peak of the day, you will descend to a roundabout where the route will take you to the last peak of the day, Coll de Can Bordoi (4-5km 4-5%).
This last climb is a loop that will take you back to the same roundabout, optionally if you can avoid the last climb and take the road directly to the sea.
If you want to proceed with the ride, the track will take you to Dosrius for the next peak. On the way back, the route will direct you to Vilassar de Mar to take the coast road, the N-II. From there, it’s a flat ride to Barcelona where the track will guide you back to our store.
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
- GPS rental, track and map. Price per day: 12 €/person
OPTIONAL EXTRAS PER PERSON
- Bike Rental – Aluminum + Shimano 105: 35 €/person
- Bike Rental – Carbon + Shimano 105: 40 €/person
- Bike Rental – Carbon + Shimano Ultegra: 46 €/person