One of a must visit places in Spain is Barcelona Circuit or also known as the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. This Moto GP track becomes a great attraction to enjoy while spending time in Spain. Check the detail below before visiting this track.
Barcelona Circuit Overview
Don’t forget to visit Barcelona Circuit if you are visiting Montmelo in Barcelona, Spain. This is circuit is a phenomenal one in Spain along with 4.655 km or 2.892 mi long. The unique part of this circuit is on the design in which it consists of long straights and various types of corners and also 16 turns. Because of the design, this Moto GP track is known as all rounder circuit. Based on the design and all parts of the circuit, Barcelona Circuit is licensed as FIA Grade 1 track. The capacity of this circuit is bigger than Mugelo Circuit in Italy. In specific, this track can cover up to 140.700 passengers to see great Moto GP races. Kimi Raikkonen was the historical Formula One driver who achieved the fastest lap in 2008. Barcelona Circuit is not only used for Moto GP race but also the other great sport events such as 1992 Summer Olympic, Formula One, Spanish Grand Prix, Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix, and World RX of Spain.
Routes to Barcelona Circuit
Before visiting Barcelona Circuit, you need to know the best route to go there. For foreigners who want to see the latest Moto GP race at Barcelona Circuit, you can go by plane. Take a plane which brings you to Barcelona International Airport or BCN. The location is around 10 km southwest to the Barcelona Circuit. Then, you can go to the location by bus for about 10 minutes up to 15 minutes. You can also go to the regional airports such as Reus or Girona Costa Brava. The best option is flying from Girona which is located near to Costa Brava. For those who are coming from the North West, try to take the Renfe R2 or R2 Nord train and the location of Barcelona Circuit is around 30km from the closest train station.
Interesting Places Close to Barcelona Circuit
You can do a lot of things before visiting Barcelona Circuit for the latest race. For example, try to go to La Rambla or known as the most famous street in that city. This is the place where you can enjoy a place known as Gothic Quarter as well as enjoying time in the restaurants or bars. You can also relaxing yourself on the beach around Barcelona. Barcelona has fascinating beaches and it is a great exploration before seeing the latest race at Barcelona Circuit. There are also several seafood bars ready to fill your eating desire. Specific palace such as Basilica of the Sagrada Familia is also a worth it place to visit before entering Barcelona Circuit. Basilica is an iconic and a masterpiece building in Barcelona. Spending time at the Basilica tower is the best way to see the beautiful scenery of Barcelona.
Now, you have more reasons to go to Barcelona next holiday. Going to the Barcelona Circuit is not the only plan but you can also go to the several interesting places across Barcelona.
Hotel Near Barcelona Circuit
Watching motogp, superbike or formula1 races is very exciting, especially if the place to stay near the location, can walk around the location, here is a list of hotels close to the location.
- Holiday Inn Express Barcelona – Montmeló (0.89 km)
- Mercure Augusta Barcelona Valles Hotel (2.3 km)
- Hotel HC*** Mollet Barcelona (3.9 km)
- B&B Hotel Mollet (4.19 km)
- Aparthotel Atenea Valles (4.44 km)
- Hotel Porta de Gallecs (4.47 km)
- Ibis Barcelona Mollet (4.66 km)
- Hotel Ciutat De Granollers (5 km)
- Mas Salagros Eco Resort – Aire Ancient Baths (6.47 km)
- Hotel Arrey Alella (9.55 km)
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