Everybody has their preferences when it comes to holidays. Some like to lie on the beach and read a book all day, while others are incapable of sitting on their butt for longer than five minutes! If you are a real daredevil who is not afraid of heights, speed or ducking under water, extreme sports might suit you perfectly. And the city of Barcelona has more extreme sports to offer than you might think.
Over the last decade Bungee-jumping has become very popular. This activity involves jumping from a bridge, building, or other tall structure with a rope connected to your waist. You can enjoy the thrill just 30 minutes from Barcelona, at a bridge is located in Sant Sadurní d’Anoia. The bridge is nearly 40 meters high with a free-fall of 25 meters! Believe us when we say that this is an experience full of adrenaline and excitement you will never forget!
Many people find skydiving to be one of the most enjoyable extreme sports out there. It is a real action-adventure that releases plenty of adrenaline, and the rush will naturally make you feel high, powerful and release all your stress. Skydiving involves jumping out of an airplane, helicopter or hot air balloon with a parachute attached to your back, of course! It is not just falling… It´s flying! Are you willing to jump from 4000 meters high…? Address: Aeródromo de la Cerdanya 17538 Alp, en Gerona, Cataluña, España
Kitesurfing is a form of wake-boarding, where the kitesurfer is pulled by a kite instead of a boat. The kite catches wind and pulls the surfer across the water. People decide to learn how to kite-surf because it is a real challenge. If you want to learn how to kite surf it is going to cost you some hours of training, but in the end it will be very rewarding and all worth it. Address: Passeig de Joan de Borbó, 84, 08003 Barcelona
If you are not a big fan of heights, but still want to feel the speed and true sense of freedom, jet ski might be the right choice for you. Enjoy what you would otherwise not be able to see all at once. It is pretty spectacular to be able to look around 360 degrees without anything around you! Address: Moll de Marina 9, Port Olimpic, Barcelona
Rock climbing is a great way of getting outside and enjoying nature. Also, it is a good exercise if you want to tone your muscles or lose some weight. Climbing is full of ups and downs. It should not only be about getting to the top. Having fun and sharing a laugh is the most important part! Located only 35 kilometers away from the center of Barcelona, you can find the Montserrat mountain, which is a very popular climbing destination for locals and tourists alike.