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The Complete Barcelona by Bike

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    • Adult (16+)
    • Child (8-15)
  • Children from age 0 to 7 are not allowed.
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Key Highlights

  • A great introduction to Barcelona!
  • Explore the city while enjoying healthy exercise
  • Easy, comfortable ride suitable for all levels of fitness
  • Deeper insights into Barcelona – well beyond standard tourist-bus information
  • Entertaining English-speaking expert guide
  • Overview

    This eco-friendly tour is a lot of fun and one of the most enjoyable ways to explore Barcelona. Whether you come to the city on vacation or for work, this is a great introduction to the main attractions as well as to interesting places off the normal tourist route.

    As you pedal along the cycling tracks and through the parks, your expert guide will give you special insights into this vibrant city with its fascinating history.

    From medieval palaces to Art Nouveau architecture to the ultra-modern Olympic Village, Barcelona has so much to offer. Highlights on your route include the picturesque Gothic District, Antoni Gaudi’s stunning Sagrada Familia, a range of Modernist masterpieces, the Old Harbor and other hidden treasures.

    There will be regular stops along the way, so bring along your camera to capture the photo-opportunities.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily 11am tour : 1 March to 30 Nov
    4:30pm Tour: 1 Apr to 15 Sep only on Monday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

    Duration

    3 hours

    Start time

    11am & 4:30pm

    Meeting Point

    Make your way to our (Bike tours, Barcelona) bike rentalstore at in Carrer Esparteria, 3 (parallel to Paseo del Born).

    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 minutes early.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point.

    Itinerary

    The Barcelona Bike Tour is an excellent way to get to know one of Spain’s most delightful cities. To join the tour you should make your way to the Tourist Office of Plaça Sant Jaume near Barcelona´s City Hall or directly to the rental store.

    You will be provided with your bike, and a safety helmet if you wish to wear one. Then set off with your English speaking guide to discover the many treasures of Barcelona. The tour will take you to all the most important sights and also to some of the less ‘touristy’ places. You will ride mainly on cycling paths, and in pedestrian zones and parks. On the way, your guide will tell you the history of the city and give you interesting information and useful tips about Barcelona. A bottle of water will be given to each person in the beginning of the tour.

    Stops on your 3-hour ride will include the following places:

    Old Town and Gothic Quarter: This district dates from Barcelona’s golden age in the Middle Ages. As well as quaint winding alleys and attractive squares, it has many beautiful buildings including the Cathedral de la Seu and the medieval palace of Plaça del Rei, where Columbus was received after returning from the New World.

    Port Vell (Old Harbor): Barcelona is a port city. The Old Harbor is dominated by magnificent 60-meter statue of Christopher Columbus pointing symbolically towards the New World. Although Port Vell is now a leisure area and marina, it still has a small fishing port.

    Poble Nou: A former industrial area that was in its heyday in the 19th century. After a period of decay, the neighborhood has undergone a dramatic transformation.

    Olympic Barcelona (from Montjuic to the Olimpic Port): Here, you will see many of the imaginative works carried out for the 1992 Olympic Games. These include the sports facilities of the Olympic Ring and the Olympic Tower, built by renowned Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava in a typical curved white style. You will also see Port Olímpic, which was built up for the Games, and now contains a marina with some nice public sculptures, and posh bars and restaurants.

    Gaudi’s Barcelona (Gaudi): Along your cycling route you will see various architectural masterpieces by the modernist (Art Nouveau) genius Antoni Gaudi.

    Sagrada Familia: Designed by Antoni Gaudi, this incredible piece of architecture remains unfinished even after 100 years. Marvel at the expressionist artwork of the cathedral and its Nativity Façade where the theme of Christ’s birth and childhood is depicted. 

    Ciutadella Park: Barcelona's most central park. It includes a zoo, a lake, a large fountain and several museums. The Catalan Parliament is located at a building in the center of the park.

    Get your bare feet on sand and water and enjoy your stop at Barceloneta Beach.

    Your tour lasts 3 hours and includes a complimentary soft drink. The excursion ends back at the starting point.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • 3-hour bike rental
    • English speaking guide
    • Liability insurance
    • Free safety helmet for children under 16
    • Bottle of water

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Please note

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.

    Voucher Information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Wearing safety helmets is optional. Electric bike is available for an extra amount of 10€. Ask for availability.