Explore Barcelona by bike on a 4-hour tour of its major attractions, from the Parc de la Ciutadella to the awe-inspiring Sagrada Familia. Cruise through the old Gothic quarter, the wide avenues of L’Eixample, and the sandy beaches of Barceloneta.
What to Expect
Whether traveling alone or with friends, this 4-hour bike tour is the perfect way to spend a half day in Barcelona. The tour offers the company of a knowledgeable and entertaining English-speaking guide, the use of a comfortable and easy-to-ride bike, useful tips and advice about what to do and see in Barcelona, a fun and informative outdoor experience, and a chance to meet other travelers.
You will tour at an easy pace that is suitable for all ages and anyone who can ride a bike. There aren’t any hills and you will make stops every few hundred meters to take photos at points of interest, plus, hear the fascinating history of Barcelona from your enthusiastic guide.
See the medieval heart of the city and the Gaudi buildings of the 19th-Century expansion. Ride through the green Parc de la Ciutadella, and pop down to the beach. End your tour with a great orientation of the city, and a feeling that you have gotten to know Barcelona like an old friend, while enjoying a fun, entertaining, and social experience.
- 4-hour bike rental
- English-speaking guide
- Child seats (on request)
- Helmets (on request)
All tours meet at Plaza Sant Jaume in the city center (Metro: Jaume I). Meet on the side of the plaza nearest to Las Ramblas and Calle Ferran. Look for your guide with Fat Tire Bike Tours bicycles and T-shirts, holding up a big meeting point sign. After everyone has gathered at the meeting point, you will walk to the nearby tour shop to get your bikes, so there’s no need to rent bikes prior to arriving at the meeting point
What to Remember
• The tours operate rain or shine. Rain ponchos are available at the tour shop prior to the tour. It’s a good idea to bring along some sun protection in the summer and something warm to wear in the spring and fall.
• Late in the tour you will take a break at an outdoor beach bar to relax and mingle with your fellow bikers, while taking in the atmosphere of the Mediterranean. Remember to bring a swimsuit if you want to take a dip in the sea, and some extra spending cash for food and drinks.
• There is no minimum or maximum age limit for the tour, which is suitable for anyone who can ride a bike. Kid bikes are available on request, as well as child seats, a child trailer, and a child tandem attachment