More than 10,000 km to cover the province of Barcelona by bicycle

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Did you know that the province of Barcelona has more than 10,000 km of routes to discover by bike? Cycling tourism is one of the commitments of the Provincial Council of Barcelona presented in the latest edition of Fitur, with the prominent role that the province will play in the start of ‘La Vuelta 23’.

During the first three stages of the competition, ‘La Vuelta’ will be an important showcase for the promotion of tourism in the province of Barcelona, ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​front It is an event that goes beyond the obvious sporting interest, as its event will generate wealth for the municipalities and contribute to the promotion of the regions of Barcelona in Spain and around the world.

The first stage (14.6 km), which will take place on August 26, will take place entirely in the city of Barcelona, ​​​​​​while the second (181.3 km) will cover an important part of the province, starting in Mataró and ending. on the mountain of Montjuïc, in the Catalan capital. The third stage (158.5 km) will start in Súria, in the Bages region.

The passage of ‘La Vuelta’ in Barcelona adds to the commitment of the Barcelona Provincial Council to position the ‘Destination Barcelona’ brand as a cycling tourism attraction for pedaling enthusiasts. This is thanks to the more than 10,000 km of bike paths it offers, including more than 6,000 km suitable for mountain biking, as well as 3,000 km perfect for sports and recreational cycling and the 1,000 km network of bike lanes in the province for local mobility, with the aim of promoting quiet tourism with routes of several kilometers, that respect the environment and signposting.

The routes for cycling in the province of Barcelona continue to expand. In the coming years, about 300 km will be added when the works of the ‘Vías Azules’ project are completed, which aims to recover the channels of the Llobregat river and its tributaries —Anoia and Cardener—, to make it passable, added appreciate the nature and heritage of the area. These new routes will pass through 49 municipalities in 7 Catalan counties —Alt Penedès, Anoia, Bages, Baix Llobregat, Berguedà, Solsonès and Vallès Occidental—and will be accessible to more than 5 million people. The new routes that can be traveled by bicycle will allow you to enjoy the iconic views of the territory of Barcelona, ​​which consists of natural parks and protected natural areas.

Whether you love road routes, mountain bike descents, or riverside paths, Barcelona’s regions offer you an unparalleled setting to enjoy your passion for pedaling. It doesn’t matter if you practice cycling individually, with a club, with friends or with your family, in the province of Barcelona you will find your next challenge: a mountain pass, a dizzying descent in a mountain bike, a scenic route through the vineyards or the next outing with Your children. More information at www.barcelonaesmoltmes.cat/en/cyclotourism

Source: La Verdad

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