Adventure Sports in Barcelona

Barcelona Adventure Packages

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Hot Air Balloon Ride in Barcelona with Breakfast6 hours
INR 20,832.94

Barcelona is one of the most popular cities in Spain, which is well known for its array of extreme sports and scenic beauty. Adventure in Barcelona includes activities such as Kayaking, Snorkelling, Bungee Jumping, Skydiving and Mountain Biking. We strongly suggest you visit Barcelona between the months of November to February to avoid the crowd and enjoy exploring around the city peacefully. Hiking and Rock Climbing are some of the adventurous things to do in Barcelona with your friends and families. There are plenty of beaches in the city which offer adventurous water sports, including wakeboarding, which is appropriate for both novice and experienced people. We also advise you to purchase tickets for these activities online in advance. Buying tickets online enables the buyer to skip the long waiting line at the ticket counter on site and avail heavy discounts on the original prices.

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Which are the top adventure activities to do in Barcelona?

1. Kayaking - One of the adventurous things to do in Barcelona is Kayaking. There are a number of places like Costa Brava that make Spain fit for thrilling activities like this. The serene and calm blue waters and the panoramic views of the surroundings make the location immensely eye pleasing and mesmerising. Activities such as kayaking and snorkelling are mostly led by trained guides, making a way through caves and paths. The entire kayaking experience takes up between 2 - 3 hours of your time and leaves you with memories worth a lifetime. You can opt for individual bookings as well as private bookings, if preferred.

2. Snorkelling - Another one of the adventurous things to do in Barcelona is Snorkelling. Guests also have the option of clubbing snorkelling with other activities like kayaking and hiking to make it a package deal. The picturesque beaches of Costa Brava make it a popular attraction for the guests to go snorkelling. The colourful marine life under the warm, soothing water is an unmissable view when snorkelling here. While snorkelling, you can see shoals of sea bream, sargo, red starfish, octopus, eels and stingrays. It is strongly advised for tourists to go snorkelling between the months of March to October.

3. Bungee Jumping - Bungee Jumping is a sport of adventure in Barcelona. This 30 minute long activity is mainly held near the picturesque Costa Brava region where the guests dive from an elevated height of 65 m. This specific height enables the tourist to feel the thrill while also getting a glimpse of the nature around them. This activity is priced at around 60 to 75 euros per person and is available only for adults weighing below 120 kg. Although Bungee Jumping seems to be a difficult activity to perform, be least assured that there are trained people located on the site to check the jumping gear after every jump for your safety.

4. Skydiving - Skydiving is one of the adventure sports in Barcelona. It has a number of free falling sites that offer its guests the most spectacular views and breathtaking experiences. In this experience, the guest is taken to a high altitude of almost 13,000 metres along with skydiving experts who securely attach the flying gear before the main act. Later, the guest jumps out of the plane to descend towards the Earth at a speed of almost 150 km/hour. After almost a minute, the diving instructor pulls the ripcord to open up the parachute leading to a sight of the most wonderful beaches of Spain. This entire experience of skydiving costs between 200 to 300 euros.

5. Mountain Biking - Mountain Biking is one of the many adventurous things to do in Barcelona. You can carry your own bike or rent a bike from the innumerous stalls available near the cycling tracks. Some of the most renowned cycling tracks of Barcelona are Parc del Garraf, Montjuic and Serra de Collserola Natural Park. Although guests can go cycling alone , we strongly suggest you study the spots and cycling tracks of your choice beforehand just for ease. There are also a number of local cycling groups available if you don't want to ride alone. You must also check the cycles for maintenance and repairs to save breaking down in the middle of the track.

6. Rock Climbing - Another one of the adventure sports in Barcelona is Rock Climbing. Barcelona has a number of steep and hilly regions to support rock climbers. Some of these regions are Montserrat, Terradets, Collegats, Vilanova de Meia, Lleida and Spanish Pyrenees. This activity requires dependable and good quality rock climbing gear for safety and security. Guests can bring their own gear or rent some from the rental stalls available near the sites. Enjoy the picturesque views of your surroundings while rock climbing with your family.

7. Wakeboarding - Wakeboarding is one of the adventurous things to do in Barcelona. These wakeboarding sessions are generally held near Costa Brava where the water is clear and suitable for all kinds of other water sports. Wakeboarding is done with a certain kind of a board that looks like a mix of a surfer's board and a skateboard. Visitors can carry their own boards or rent from the stalls available near the sites.

Which are the best adventure activities to do in Barcelona with friends?

1. Skydiving - Visitors can also partake in thrilling activities like Skydiving, which can be made an unmissable experience to indulge in if experiencing with friends. This is a must-do activity and one of the most exhilarating things you can do in Barcelona. You'll be on the edge of your seat as you glide through the air, and you'll have such an amazing time that words just can't describe it. Also, you need not worry about safety since the flying gear is checked regularly on a daily basis by the skydiving experts to ensure security.

2. Mountain biking - Another adventure sports in Barcelona includes mountain biking along the rugged cycling tracks. Barcelona has marvellous biking tracks like the Montjuïc Biking Track and Parc del Garraf which you can explore on your friends trip to Barcelona. Pamper yourself with some amazing time amidst the panoramic views of nature with your friends. You can either carry your own bike or rent one at one of the numerous stalls available around. Mountain Biking not only gives the guests a chance to explore and discover the city at their own pace but also helps them stay fit as an exercise.

3. Rock climbing - A different thrilling activity for you and your friends in Barcelona is Rock Climbing. It has some of the best rock climbing sites in Spain. There are various rock climbing sites to choose from depending on their lengths and levels of difficulty. Rock Climbing includes sturdy and strong equipment. Guests are free to bring their own or rent some from nearby stalls. We strongly suggest you wear appropriate and comfortable shoes for this experience. Some of the famous rock climbing trails are in Montserrat and Collegats.

Are there adventure activities to do in Barcelona with Kids?

Yes, there are a number of adventurous things to do in Barcelona with kids. Families with kids can visit a number of places and opt for options like sightseeing, walking tours for families with kids, go for sports events, boating and cable car rides.

What is the best time to visit Barcelona?

The best time to visit Barcelona is between the months of November and February. These months of Barcelona enable the tourists to explore the place without having to rub elbows with other tourists. You can also avail cheaper hotel accommodation rates and low fare flights during this time, resulting in saving money for other things.

How many days are enough to explore Barcelona?

You can cover Barcelona within 3 - 4 days. This time is enough for tourists to explore the main highlights of Barcelona along with some free time to relax and indulge in local delicacies.

How to reach Barcelona?

1. By Bus - You can board a direct bus from Madrid, Avenida De América and get off at Barcelona, Estación De Autobuses De Sants to reach Barcelona. This entire journey from Madrid to Barcelona takes almost around 8 hours to come to an end.

2. By Train - Guests can also take the train to reach Barcelona from Madrid. To board a train, you must go to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and get down at Barcelona-Sants. The total time covered in this journey is around 2.5 hours.

3. By Taxi - You can also reach Barcelona from Madrid via taxi, shuttle or your own private car. The distance of around 620 kilometres takes around 6 hours to come to an end.

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