- Type: Biking
NileGuide Expert Says:
Easily navigated city by bike
NileGuide Expert tip:
Join tours with less people. Helps with the fluidity of the tour.
There's no better way to see the sights and learn the history of Barcelona than by joining a bike tour! You get to have fun and socialize, have some exercise and be entertained by your knowledgeable English-speaking guide. This enjoyable and informative outdoor experience also gives you the chance to meet other travelers. There's no doubt it will be the best day you'll spend in Barcelona!
This cycling tour is suitable for all ages and is not the least bit strenuous. You will ride at a relaxed pace, with no hills to conquer, and stops are made every few hundred yards at points of interest to take photos and hear the fascinating history and stories of Barcelona from your excellent guide. You'll have the use of a comfortable and easy-to-ride bike, and gain useful tips and advice about what to do and see while you're visiting Barcelona.
The four-hour bike tour begins with a brief introduction to the history of Barcelona. Sights on the bike tour include:
- Placa del Rei: a preserved medieval courtyard of the Royal Palace, where Ferdinand and Isabella are thought to have received Columbus on his return from the New World
- La Sagrada Familia: the most famous site in Barcelona, begun in 1882 and designed mainly by Antoni Gaudí, who worked on the church until his death in 1926
- Parc de la Ciutadella: a park containing the zoo, a boating lake, and a large fountain worked on by the young Gaudí
- Palau de la Musica Catalana, Arc del Triomf, Vila Olímpica, Barceloneta beach, Port Vell, El Borne, Basilica de la Santa Maria del Mar and more!
Please refer to the itinerary below for a detailed tour description.
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