Collserolla: The hills of Barcelona by road bike


Barcelona is the best city in the world for road cycling!

Collserolla: The hills of Barcelona by road bike

Barcelona is surrounded by Collserolla, a range of mountains with spectacular views of the city from the top, discovering Barcelona by road bike is the best way to do it.

Hills of Barcelona is our preferred and recommended ride if you have never been riding in the area. Barcelona offers challenging hills, quiet roads, and spectacular views during this hole route.  From our headquarters, which are strategically located near the north of the city, you will be riding in country side roads in about 15-20 mins.

Hills of Barcelona is a must ride if you are fan of 4-5km long hills and steady gradient: Cementery of Collserolla, La Vallensana, La Conerería, Forat del Vent and Tibidabo. All of them are popular climbs amongst locals.

Being so close to Barcelona, you have the option to cut down the route at any point (just roll down to Barcelona!).

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TRIP:

  • Skyline views from the top of  Cementery de Collserolla.
  • Coastal views from the top of Vallensana.
  • Small Vineyards near the top of Conrería.
  • Beautiful rolling climb of  Forat del Vent
  • Tibidabo amusement park and church.

The itinerary is adaptable to your needs in distance, climbing, speed and duration depending on your cycling abilities. The main goal is that you enjoy the ride as much as you can!

RIDING DIFFICULTY AND GPX FILES:

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SELF GUIDED TOURS:
You need to be confident about using a cycling GPS if you choose this option. If you are not confident about using a Garmin or self navigating yourself, we do strongly recommend to select the GUIDED TOUR option. Some facts about the self guided tour:

  • Navigating out of the city might be challenging, as you will need to be navigating with the GPS device at the same time you are managing the traffic of the city
  • Our Garmins are fully charged when we deliver them to you,
    but due to the nature of technology, in certain occasions it might not work as expected

BOOK YOUR TRIP

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Collserolla: The hills of Barcelona by road bike.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • This trip starts and finishes in our headquarters: Velodrom, Carrer Homer 22, 08023. Taxi fares to/from your hotel are not included.
  • Remember to bring with you cycling clothing and cycling shoes.
  • We do provide Look Keo pedals, Shimano SPD and Shimano SPD SL. If you are a Speedplay rider bring the pedals along with you.
  • Guided trips includes up to 6 hours of guiding.

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Guiding Option

Self Guided Garmin with preloaded routes +10€, Experienced Guide riding with you +100€

Number of bikes to rent

No bike needed, 1 Rental Bike, 2 Rental Bikes, 3 Rental Bikes, 4 Rental Bikes

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What’s included

  • Complimentary espresso in our headquarters from our Rocket Espresso machine (not included on self guided tours!)
  • Start of the tour in our headquarters.
  • Guided or self guided tour between 70km-100km long (or 5 hours long)
  • Complimentary beer at our headquarters on our return (not included on self guided tours!)
  • We will adapt speed and mileage to your needs.
  • If you are renting a bike with us: pedals, helmets and water bottle.

What is NOT included

  • Travel insurance covering cycling activities.
  • Pick up and drop off in your hotel (contact us if you require this service)

Price

From 55€ per person

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