Barcelona Cycling Guide

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Mountains, Modernism, Mediterranean – all within riding distance of each other and essentially the ideal climate for cycling.

  • Rides per Week 11,222
  • Miles per Week 293,213
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Top Cycling Routes in Barcelona

  1. La Conreria-Sant Mateu-Céllecs

    • Distance 51.1 mi
    • Elevation 4,567 ft

    This is a big loop that will take cyclists north of Barcelona and back again. It's a leg breaker over the first half, but then the route eases up and gives you a chance to spin ...

  2. Barcelona – Penedès

    • Distance 72.3 mi
    • Elevation 5,157 ft

    This route, which travels through the winery region of Penedès, might be the most popular in the region. It's a fast and challenging stretch to Sitges before the road turns uphi...

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  4. Ullastrell

    • Distance 43.0 mi
    • Elevation 3,076 ft

    "Ullastrell." Just mention that name to any local cyclist and they'll immediately know what you're talking about. Ullastrell is one of the most classic climbs in the area; local...

  5. Torrelles de Llobregat to Begues

    • Distance 38.9 mi
    • Elevation 3,994 ft

    This route is a true local gem. It's popular among Barcelona's most dedicated cyclists and features a long, hard climb with several challenging gravel sections. You couldn't ask...

  6. Collserola MTB

    • Distance 12.7 mi
    • Elevation 3,055 ft

    The mountain biking in Barcelona is fantastic, and this route in Collserola Park is the most essential. The park offers a unique view of the city, taking cyclists through entert...

  7. Montserrat + Estenalles

    • Distance 105.7 mi
    • Elevation 14,025 ft

    Another great route to the northwest of Barcelona, and if you're in good form, this one's a most-do. Montserrat and Sant Vicenç Carretera Estanalles are big climbs and climbing ...

  8. Santa Creu D'Olorda + Creu de L'Aragall

    • Distance 49.4 mi
    • Elevation 6,925 ft

    Looking to test your climbing legs? This route's sure to get a good burn going. Creu de L’Aragall and Santa Creu d’Olorda are well-known and popular local climbs. In between, yo...

  9. 3 Classics

    • Distance 71.5 mi
    • Elevation 8,106 ft

    Take a quick look at the total distance and elevation gain on this route — it's a serious ride! Cyclists will climb Creu D’Olorda, then the super steep and infamous Rat Penat (a...

  10. Total Barcelona!

    • Distance 66.0 mi
    • Elevation 8,400 ft

    This ride strings some of Barcelona's most popular and challenging climbs into one long highlight reel of pain. Santa Creu d'Olorda, Forat del Vent, Conreria, Vallesana... the l...

  11. Parc del laberint - Jadí museu

    • Distance 27.8 mi
    • Elevation 3,367 ft

    This short but challenging route takes cyclists from downtown Barcelona, up and over the ridge to the northwest and then back again. It's not too short but not too long — perfec...

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