Barcelona is one of the cities with the most bikes in Spain and Europe, so it is no coincidence that it is well adapted to the biker world. In fact, as we are told from Pont Grup, a company specialized in motorcycle insurance, despite having this large volume on motorcycles is a safe city, as it does not present high accident rates under this typology of vehicles. These, among other things, are the ones that can make you decide to visit Barcelona on a motorcycle.
If this is your case and you do not know which places to go, then we leave you five places that you can’t miss if you are going to take a trip to Barcelona and want to visit by motorcycle.
If you want to go to Barcelona by motorcycle you can not miss the Montjuïc mountain route, This location offers an idyllic and unbeatable view of the city and an area of great significance for lovers of motorcycles, and it is that, for more than three decades, the mountain hosted the test of the 24 hours of Montjuïc. If you try this route you can go to the walls of the castle of Montjuic and enjoy the best view of the port of Barcelona.
A route through Barcelona
The city of Barcelona is included from Llobregat to Besós. To go through all Barcelona city you will have to start a route that goes from the area closest to Llobregat, to the Ronda Litoral and cross the entire port area of the Passeig de CanTunis, from that moment you will enjoy excellent views that will take you to the Plaza de Drassanes to continue along Paseo Colom, paseo Joan de Borbó and Paseo Maritime.
This route is ideal for those people who have never gone or do not know the city of Barcelona well and prefer to visit the center of the capital instead of choosing alternative routes.
Enjoy Barcelona on motorcycle and from the heights is possible if you start the adventure from the Via Augusta with the Ronda de Dalt, from there you will have to travel to Vallvidrera avenue and the road from Sarrià to Vallvidrera, there you can enjoy a viewpoint that offers great views of the city. Once you are in Vallvidrera you can not miss the historic Casa Trampa de Vallvidrera, which dates from 1882, and if you follow the road on the street of the Alberes you will arrive at the Tibidabo.
Lovers of nature will have in this place their perfect destination. The Tibidabo is located at 512 meters above sea level, which makes it the highest peak in the Collserola mountain range. It stands out not only for its views but also for its natural spaces.
The Montseny is located in the Catalan mountain range, make a motorcycle route by this place is synonymous with an entertaining driving experience between curves and forests of the most complacent, there are several options for this, the most comfortable is to leave from Montmeló in direction Santa María de Palautordera.
Along the way you will also find Collformic, a mountain port at 1,145 meters high with excellent views. All this will finally take you to the Monastery of Sant Marçal in Montseny and the Natural Park of the place. Of course you will also have the option of visiting the municipality from la Ermita de San Marçal de Montseny in Romanesque style to the megalithic stone the Estela de la Calma with neolithic engravings.
Las pozas de Aiguafreda
Just on the way to the Montseny you will find another place that should not be missed. These are the pools of Aiguafreda. To this location you can arrive after leaving Collformic and go towards the road direction Seva and drive in the direction of Aiguafreda.
In this area you will find some pools of incredible beauty in which you can take a bath, they are located on the riet of Martinet, an ideal route for lovers of rural getaways. If you want to disconnect in an enclave in the middle of nature this route is for you, perfect to do in the months when temperatures rise.
Although this list could be endless, we have chosen those points of the city that we consider the best for your motorcycle trip. We hope you have been of help!
And if a motorbike route is not the only activity you would like to do in Barcelona, keep looking for something to do and check out all the activities available in Barcelona here!