VISIT BARCELONA BY MOTORHOME

16/06/2020
RUVIWAY

This time we want to bring you closer to the city of Barcelona as it is one of the best-known and most visited destinations in Catalonia. Located to the northeast of the Iberian Peninsula, Barcelona is a very well-connected city by land, sea and air.

In Ruviway we want to facilitate your motorhome trip. We want to help you choose the best destinations to enjoy your free time discovering new places. Admire landscapes, stroll through emblematic towns and cities, do many recreational, cultural and gastronomic activities.

This time we want to bring you closer to the city of Barcelona as it is one of the best-known and most visited destinations in Catalonia. Located to the northeast of the Iberian Peninsula, Barcelona is a very well-connected city by land, sea and air.

Barcelona is a city with personality, creative, open and vibrant, with an intense cultural, political, business and commercial life. Between sea and mountains, Barcelona unfolds its powerful soul through unique buildings, charming corners, gardens, museums, monuments and much more ... It is a cosmopolitan city where we can listen all imaginable languages, and at the same time, it is also a city that invites to get to know its Catalan culture and traditions.

Moving, parking and spending the night in a motorhome is not easy, therefore, it is very important to find out in advance how to do it. Many cars circulate daily in Barcelona, ​​roadblocks at peak times are common and parking spaces are limited and small. To facilitate mobility and prevent theft, it is advisable to park in enabled and safe areas and reach the center by public transport.

The city has a very complete public transport network that connects each of the ten districts of Barcelona and, in addition, connects with other municipalities in the metropolitan area. It also has unique, tourist and vintage transport to get to know other versions of the city. Barcelona has a network of marked and protected bike lanes of almost 200 kilometers and has a wide variety of companies that rent bicycles.

Park in Barcelona:

 

  • Aparcamiento Iglesias, Iglesias Car Park, located in the Montjuïc mountain and to the southwest of the city, the car park has spectacular views of the city and is in an open space surrounded by trees. Mainly intended for tourist buses, it has a service-water drainage area, and services such as drinking water tank. It is open 24 hours a day, with video surveillance and garbage containers. It has a price of about 30 euros per day, you can pay per day or per hour (3.60 euros / day).From the same car park you can take bus 130 or get to the city center using escalators to Plaza de España and from there take the L1 metro line. At night it is a very lonely place, so if we visit the city and come back late, we should look at bus schedules or return by taxi.

 

  • Aparcamiento BSM de Garcia Faria, Garcia Faria BSM Car Park, is an underground car park located in the Poblenou neighborhood that allows access by vehicles up to 4.5 meters high. Access is through barriers and payment by ATM, does not have specific services for motorhomes. Located a few meters from the beach and a shopping center, a bike path, the Besòs Mar metro station and close to several bus and tram stops that will easily take us to the city center. It has a price of 20 euros per day and in summer the company expressly indicates that you cannot park overnight.
  • Aparcamiento Freser Trinxant, Freser Trinxant Parking, is a parking where you can park motorhomes or campers that do not exceed 2.80 meters high. Located in the Sant Martí district. It has large, guarded and covered squares inside a building. 5 minutes from the Camp de l’Arpa metro station. It is necessary to book in advance and sleeping in the motorhome is not allowed, don’t have specific services for motorhomes. It has a price from 35 euros a day.

Another option to visit Barcelona is to park or stay overnight in-service areas or campsites outside the city, but close by, and thus be able to access the city by public transport:

Motorhome area near the city and whit good connection:

  • Motorhome area in Santa Coloma de Cervelló, it is a free area with services for motorhomes 20 km west of Barcelona, ​​located near the Güell neighborhood (interesting to visit) and 500 meters from a train stop that will bring us closer to the center from Barcelona in just 20 minutes. It has 6 places where we will find drinking water tank services, emptying service-water and WC tank.
  • Motorhome area Camper Barcelona Beach in the town of Cabrera de Mar, about 30 km northeast of the city of Barcelona. Located 300 meters from the beach and 5 minutes from the train station. It has 40 large squares, without shade and located in a residential area. We will find drinking water tank services, emptying service-water and WC tank, electricity, WIFI, toilets, showers, picnic area and washing machine. The price is between 15 and 20 euros per day depending on the season of the year.
  • Motorhome area in Pineda de mar, about 60 kilometers northeast of the city of Barcelona, ​​5 minutes from the train station and an hour's drive to the center of Barcelona. Area of ​​30 places in an urban environment and 50 meters from the beach. It has drinking water tank services, emptying service-water and WC tank, as well as electrical connection, WIFI, bathrooms, showers and washing machine. The price is between 10 and 17 euros depending on the season.

Camping near the city and with a good connection:

  • Camping tres estrellas en Gavà Three-star camping in Gavà next to the beach. 20 km southwest of Barcelona and 10 minutes from the bus stop that will take you to the city center of Barcelona in 35 minutes. It has all the services and its the price of the plot is from 17 euros.
  • Camping Masnou Barcelona, 20 km east of Barcelona city and 10 minutes walk from the train station that will take you to the city center of Barcelona in 30 minutes. It has all the services and the price of the plot is from 25 euros.
  • Camping Barcelona de Mataró, Capital of the Maresme. 20 km northeast of Barcelona city, it offers a free 40-minute round-trip bus to Barcelona every day, in addition to being able to consult and hire a lot of interesting visits to the city of Barcelona and the zone. It has all the services and the price of the plot is from 30 euros per day.
  • Camping Roca Grossa de Calella, in the Maresme, 40 km northeast of Barcelona city and 1 km from the bus and train station that take you to the city center of Barcelona in about an hour. It has all the services and the price of the plot is from 30 euros per day.

We hope that this information about Barcelona helps you discover this wonderful city and makes your motorhome visit easier.

We remind you that Ruviway rents you the motorhome so that you can discover and enjoy this way of traveling, the freedom that traveling by motorhome provides is unique. The concept of route takes on meaning when you can decide at any time where I want to go, where I want to sleep and what I want to do.

Even with prior planning, traveling by motorhome allows us to adapt the trip to each moment, to each sensation, to our vital rhythm and also the environment rhythm.

¡Drive your Dreams!