Vic to Barcelona Mountain Biking
Vic to Barcelona Mountain Biking

Vic to Barcelona Mountain Biking

8 days

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Mountain bike through Catalonia from Vic to Barcelona

Oh, Barcelona! This legendary city is the destination on the Vic to Barcelona Mountain Biking tour, but there’s no shortage of highlights along the way! Combine mountain biking- big climbs, offroad trails, and speedy descents- with the culture and atmosphere of Spain on this divine biking tour.

From the medieval city of Vic, you’ll ride through gorgeous rural Catalonia, mixing heart-pumping sections of trail with slow-going cruises through pretty towns and historic areas. Sip local wine, try regional foods, and marvel at monuments each day. Ride for a while on the legendary Way of Saint James, where pilgrims have trekked for many years. Stay the night right under the Monastery of Montserrat, ride through Collerola Park, and stroll the modernist buildings of Terrassa. The Vic to Barcelona Mountain Biking tour packs in rural charm and ends off with two nights in renowned Barcelona, creating an unbeatable Spanish mountain biking adventure!

Highlights of the Vic to Barcelona Mountain Biking

Take on challenging hill climbs and thrilling offroad tracks as you mountain bike through Spain.
Sip fine local wine at a tasting held by a family-run winery, strolling through their very old cellars.
Pedal to Barcelona, a dynamic city replete with stunning architecture, great food, and perfect scenery.
Tour the gorgeously designed Montserrat Monastery, one of the gems of lovely Catalonia.

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From $850USD
8 days
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Vic to Barcelona Mountain Biking

Vic to Barcelona Mountain Biking Itinerary

Day 1 Welcome Meeting and Bike Fitting

Get your wits about you with an information session held by your guides (if taking a guided tour) or tour representatives (if taking a self-guided tour) to begin your mountain biking adventure. You’ll get your bike fitted and review all that’s needed to begin biking tomorrow.

Once you’re all set, enjoy a walk around the medieval city of Vic, perhaps seeking out a local dessert or glass of wine.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Vic
Distance: None
Meals: None

Day 2 Riding the Catalonian Countryside

Good morning! Seize your first day in Spain with a ride along peaceful country trails through the rural parts of Catalonia. Break for lunch in Collsuspina, perhaps treating yourself to a beer before hitting the road again.

Ride along more rural trails to your accommodation in Moia.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Moia
Distance: 41km
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 Biking the Way of Saint James

You’ll pedal along a little slice of history today, riding the Way of Saint James, an ancient pilgrimage route. Following the footsteps of many before you, arrive at the Monestir de Santa Maria de l’Estany, where gorgeous views of the Pyrenees and the meadows of Catalonia unfold behind a historic monastery.
Overnight Location: Hotel near Manresa
Distance: 41km
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 Climb to the Monastery of Montserrat

After breakfast, continue on along the Way of Saint James towards the gorgeous mountain of Montserrat. You’ll trace the Llobregat River, where you’ll be able to see the “tinas” or traditional rural winemaking buildings. From here, prepare for a climb through the forest up to the Montserrat Monastery. You’ll be staying right nearby tonight, so you’ll have lots of time to admire this historical spot.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Montserrat
Distance: 34km
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 Following the River to Terrassa

Wake up in Montserrat and enjoy your morning coffee before hopping on your bike and following the Llobregat once again. You’ll be riding through the industrial region near Barcelona today, taking side roads to Terrassa.

Terrassa has a rich modernist influence, so take a walk through the area to admire the buildings after dinner.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Terrassa
Distance: 36km
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 Ride into Barcelona

On your last day of biking, you’ll make your dramatic entrance into Barcelona via Collserola Park. Along the way, you’ll have the chance to stop at la Seu d’Egara and the Monastery of San Sugat, two beautiful local landmarks.

Barcelona will unfold below you and the sea will be on the horizon as you pedal your final few kilometres. You made it!
Overnight Location: Hotel in Barcelona
Distance: 39km
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 City Bike Tour in Barcelona

Good morning, Barcelona! This is one of the most-visited destinations in Europe, and there’s something for everyone here. From an abundance of entertainment and culture to galleries, clubs, and beaches, you’ve got plenty to keep you busy!

Take a city bike tour to some of Barcelona’s best spots, including the Gothic Quarter, the Old Harbour, Ciutadella Park, and more. Tonight, get a taste of Barcelona’s vibrant nightlife.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Barcelona
Distance: Flexible
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 Departure

One full day in Barcelona simply isn’t enough, so you might want to book an extension here. Otherwise, you’ll be transferred to the airport to depart today.
Overnight Location: None
Distance: None
Meals: Breakfast

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Vic to Barcelona Mountain Biking Price and Dates

This self-guided mountain biking tour through Spain is run as a private tour for your group and the price depends on whether you choose B&B accommodations or half-board.

Prices below are per person:

  • Per traveller on B&B meal plan: $850 USD per person
  • Per traveller on half-board meal plan: $1,095 USD per person
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Accommodation on the Vic to Barcelona Mountain Biking Tour

This tour is based in hotels. The hotels offer daily breakfast and comfortable rooms and are 3 or 4-star.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travellers
Rooms are double occupancy. If you prefer a single room where possible, the supplement is $295 USD.

Hotels on Standard Tour

Night 1

Hotel in Vic

For your first night, you’ll have basic amenities and a nice room to help you prepare for the trip ahead.

Night 2

Hotel near Moia

After your first day of riding, relax in Moia in a local hotel with a great included breakfast.

Night 3

Hotel near Manresa

Just outside of Manresa, you’ll enjoy a peaceful night in a hotel with basic amenities and a welcoming atmosphere.

Night 4

Hotel in Montserrat

After a day of biking and plenty of time spent appreciating the beauty of Montserrat, fall into bed at your local hotel.

Night 5

Hotel in Terrassa

There’s plenty to see in Terrassa, so enjoy the local landmarks before coming home to a clean, cozy hotel room.

Night 6-7

Hotel in Barcelona

Welcome to Barcelona! You won’t want to spend much time in your hotel when you’re here, but you’ll have a comfortable bed waiting for you once you’re done experiencing the city tonight.

What’s Included in the Vic to Barcelona Mountain Biking Tour?

Meals

The number of meals included depends on your chosen meal plan. All tours will include 7 breakfasts, and the half-board plans will include 7 dinners as well. Wine is included with dinner.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 7 nights are included. Accommodations before or after the tour are not included but can be added as a supplement.

Transportation during the Tour

Transportation for your luggage is included throughout the tour. Airport transfers are not included in the package, but you can book them during the booking process.

Also Included

  • Detailed trip notes, GPS, maps, and guidebooks
  • Luggage transfers each day
  • Welcome meeting
  • Bike rental
  • Wine tasting

Not included

  • Flights
  • Meals, drinks, or snacks not previously mentioned
  • Gratuities for tour guides or other staff if desired
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional excursions
  • Visas if required
  • Anything not mentioned as included

Optional Extras

  • Optional activities or excursions
  • Additional nights before or after the tour
  • Transfers between Vic and Barcelona
  • Airport transfers
  • Guide services
  • Bike rental (equipped with pannier rack and bag, lock, inner tube, pump, Toolkit and kilometre counters):
    • Mountain Bike: $175 USD
    • E-Mountain Bike: $350 USD

Frequently Asked Questions about Vic to Barcelona Mountain Biking

Traveltec Group is your DMC (Destination Management Company) in Lloret de Mar since 1987. The company collaborates exclusively with professional travel agencies, associations and clubs. As an incoming agency, they are specialized in organizing holidays all-over Spain.

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Map of Spain Vic To Barcelona Mountain Biking Tour

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Is this tour for me?

We rate this tour as a 4/5. While you won’t bike more than 41km in a day, you will need to complete significant hill climbs and be comfortable biking on offroad trails. Those with some mountain biking experience will be able to get the most out of the tour.

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