Organised cycling tours in Spain;

May 31st, 2008

Organised cycling tour around Collserola, Barcelona

If you can ride a bike, you can do this tour. It is suitable for all ages and is not the least bit strenuous. You will ride at a nice, relaxed pace, on flat dirt route, and witness the most beautiful views Barcelona has to offer.

The Collserola Natural Park is an oasis in the Barcelona metropolitan area providing the population with a green wooded area away from the crowds and pollution associated with most big cities around the world. It contains around 10 million trees, 1,000 species of plants and almost 190 species of animals, reptiles and birds.

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Cycling day trip outside Barcelona

Your tour will start in Barcelona, where you will be picked up for a drive to Caldes de Montbui, your base for the bike tour, only 22 miles (35 kilometers) away.

Upon arrival at Caldes de Montbui you will be fitted with a helmet and suitable bike, while you are given a short explanation about the bikes and basic instructions for the day ride.

Your bike route will start in Caldes de Montbui, where thermal waters surface in many places due to geological faults and folds throughout the region. You will make your way out of the village through the picturesque scenery of the Catalan country side.

Your tour will end in “La Font de Lleo” the most famous Caldes de Montbui fountain, where you can witness the hot Thermal spring waters coming from the fountain at 76 Celsius.

On completion of the tour, you will be driven back to Barcelona with fond memories of the morning!

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