Road cycling in Barcelona is an amazing experience!
Even if Barcelona is a big city, road cycling in Barcelona has a lot of options to get some roads with scarce traffic. The roads leading to the mountains surrounding the city have great views and are also in very good condition with great asphalt.
Of course, the highlight of any cycling trip in Barcelona is Tibidabo church on top of the highest mountain around the city. You can see the church from all over the city and it becomes the main destination for every cyclist!
At 500 mts height it is the church and also the Tibidabo amusement park. The church was just finished in 1966 but the amusement park opened in 1910, isn’t it amazing?
But it is not just Tibidabo, there are other hills around the city that you can discover by road cycling. Forat del Vent, La Conreria, Vallensana, Collada de Parpers, Orrius, Begues… All of them are hills that you can climb during your rides around Barcelona. For sure it is a good workout, not easy to find a flat route around Barcelona!
The mild weather, the good road surface and finally the helpful drivers make Barcelona a very interesting option for cycling!