Our tours. private and à la carte
As in a time line, from the Roman Barcino to the «Super Manzanas» under construction,The Original starts from the Gothic Quarter, you pedal through its labyrinthine alleys, its squares, its walls, evade tourists, vendors and workers and criss-cross the heart of the old city until entering the Eixample, the neighborhood designed by the utopian socialist Ildefons Cerdà with its modernist buildings, historic bars, modern restaurants, traditional specialist shops to finally reach the unfinished Sagrada Familia.
The topographical and cultural highest point has been reached, and after three further explanations, we head down to the relaxed final stretch along the beach and back to the bustling old town.
And there it comes to it’s end: “The Original”.
It is like having a friend who shows you around
Why so much fame? Why so much press, so many stories, so many secrets, what’s up with Barcelona at night?
Barcelona by bike, after years of empirical research, invites you to a Night tour that humbly tries to answer these questions from the bicycle. Like a web link, where each stop opens a window and another one emerges from it, the protagonist of this tour will be you, your inquieties to explore.
Barcelona is alive, dynamic, complex, and so are its nights. Pescadito frito in the bar La Plata, a draft in the El Borne quarter, a cool breeze at the Macba, the hot spot of the skaters, we will stop here and there, how one feels like.
As they say in Barna, «sobre la marcha» «on the go».
Set off from the Gothic Quarter, we will cycle up on e-bikes the
177 meters that separate the sea line from the top of Montjuic, or
«Mount of the Jews», or as the Hispano-Roman Pomponio Mela would say
back in the 1st century AD, «Mons Lovi»s, that is, Mount Jupiter that is, Mount of the»Father of Light».
The truth is that from the “Monte de la Luz”, Montjuic, you can have
a panoramic view of the entire city, the port, the Eixample, the
maritime mountain range and understand why so many soldiers over the centuries, used this vantage point to control the city destination.
Barcelona by bike invites you to climb that mountain and discover its history, its castle, its botanical gardens, the site of the 1992 Olympic Games and the 1929 Universal Exposition, enjoy its green and its cultural spaces and end the tour enjoying the views with a cold beer in your hands. Why not?
For Schools and Agencies we offer special conditions. Just write an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to us for more information.
All our bicycle tours start and end in the center of town, in the Gothic Quarter. The guide will meet you at the fountain of Plaça Reial.
We use comfortable 3-gear city bikes and powerful e-bikes. Helmets and child seats available at no extra charge. Helmet are no obligatory in Barcelona (only for under 16 years old)
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