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Summary for Collserola Caraterra de Aiguas walk or Cycle

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"Collserola Caraterra de Aiguas walk or Cycle"

A great walking, running and cycling route in the collserola foothills with spectacular views of Barcelona city. Accessible from multiple points in Barcelona City.

Address: Carretera de les Aigues S/N, Barcelona. 08017

Summary of prices for Collserola Caraterra de Aiguas walk or Cycle

Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information
Adult Zone 1 T-casual FREE
Child FREE
Group/Family Ticket:
Notes: Walk is free, Use T-casual Zone 1 ticket.
Free day:

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About Collserola Caraterra de Aiguas walk or Cycle

Views: 459. Updated: Oct 4, 2021 by: Barcelona Travel Hacks

Caraterra de Aiguas is a flat pedestrian Gravel Road in the foothills of collserola below Tibidabo and Vallvidrera that offers multiple viewpoints of bacelona City. The trail is great for running, walking and cycling and popular with people doing morning or evening exercise as well as a good place to watch the sunrise or sunset.

I have split the trail into multiple sections termed as access, i.e. a path you take to get to carraterra de Aiguas or Section of Caraterra de aiguas. The whole trail is about 15 Km if using the Sant Joan access and Penetents access. See the Conections Map for Caraterra de Aiguas PDF in the documents tab for more context.

Sant Joan Access 3.4 km (Suitable on foot or Bycicle)

Xipress access 2.3 km (on foot only)

xipress to Pedralbes Section 1.9 km (Suitable on foot or Bycicle)

Pedralbes Access 1.5 km (Suitable on foot, dificult by Bycicle)

Pedralbes to FGC Funicular Section 2.1 km (Suitable on foot or Bycicle)

FGC access 0.8 Km (Suitable on foot or Bycicle)

FGC Funicular to Tibidabo Section 3.3 Km (Suitable on foot or Bycicle)

Tibidabo Access 1.8 Km (Suitable on foot or Bycicle)

Penetents Aceess 2.2 km (Suitable on foot or Bycicle)

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Visiting Collserola Caraterra de Aiguas walk or Cycle

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Getting To Collserola Caraterra de Aiguas walk or Cycle

Depending what section you want to do or where you live in Barcelona you can use the Metro or FGC services. See the Conections Map for Caraterra de Aiguas PDF in the documents tab for more context.

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