The ideal plan for speed lovers less than an hour from Barcelona. We can enjoy this experience throughout the year and because of its proximity the best option is to look for accommodation in the municipality of Vilanova del Vallés, if possible a hotel near the Montmelo circuit.
Racing fans can visit the Circuit de Barcelona throughout the year, where both the Formula 1 World Championship and Moto GP events take place. The organization of the circuit also offers guided tours for groups (12 people maximum includes the visit of the following areas: briefing rooms, press and VIP, pre-podium and podium, room with CCTV systems, boxes and paddocks. In addition to taking a ride in a small bus watching the circuit from the service track used for emergencies.
The prices of the visit are € 15 for adults, € 5 for children (5 to 14 years) and free for children under 5 years. To enjoy this experience it is necessary to see the availability and make the reservation online through the circuit page itself (http://www.circuitcat.com/es/experiencias/visitas-guiadas-circuito/).
Just 40 minutes from El Prat airport and 8 from the circuit, because of its proximity Vilanova del Vallés in the province of Barcelona, is the best place to find accommodation during our getaway. Where in addition to being able to enjoy the proximity of Montmeló, you can also carry out other activities, such as playing golf at the Pitch and Putt club, practicing outdoor sports (hiking or mountain biking), shopping at the La Mall Roca Village where stores of the most recognized fashion companies are located, with discounts and only 20 minutes from the coast.
In addition, you can taste the typical gastronomic products of the area such as snails, mushrooms, wines, cavas and it is advisable to meet the local people and discover their culture and traditions.
Other tourist attractions of obligatory visit, are the church of the city built in 3 architectural styles (Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance). Being in Vilanova del Valles we can enjoy beautiful natural landscapes with views of Montseny, Sant Llorenç del Munt, Montserrat and Puigmal peak in the Pyrenees. In addition to that part of the municipality is within the territory of the Parc de la Serralada Litoral, where you can ascend to the mountain of Céllecs, with a height of 534 meters crowned by the vestiges of an old Iberian village, and an extensive forest.
As accommodation options recommended on the one hand and for a more demanding public we find in the city the Hotel Augusta Vallès of 4 stars, and on the other, the most economical option is the Can Rabassa House of colonies. The city also has a wide range of bars and restaurants to satisfy hunger.