Barcelona Half-Day Bike Tour

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Barcelona Half-Day Bike Tour
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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!
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In Brief

Location:
Barcelona, Spain
Country:
Spain
Duration:
210 to 240 minutes
Operates:
11am Departure
Daily, All Year Round

4pm Departure
Daily, April to October
Highlights:
Choice of morning or afternoon departure
Led by a local guide
Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
Family friendly
Overview
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Fat Tire Tours Barcelona, C. Marlet, 4 Planta Baja, 08002 Barcelona Spain

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 tour begins with a brief introduction to the history of Barcelona before heading to the tour shop to collect the bikes. Some of the sights on the bike tour include:
• Placa Sant Jaume
• Placa del Rei
• La Catedral
• La Sagrada Familia
• Parc de la Ciutadella
• Also Palau de la Musica Catalana, Arc del Triomf, Plaza de Toros Monumental, Vila Olímpica, Barceloneta beach, Port Vell, El Borne, Basilica de la Santa Maria del Mar and more!

NOTE: Tour departures in the morning are 4 hours long and include a stop for lunch (cost of lunch not included). Afternoon tour departures are 3.5 hours long and do not include a meal stop.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Palau de la Musica Catalana, Carrer Palau de la Musica, 4-6, 08003 Barcelona Spain

The Palau is an icon of modernist architecture in downtown Barcelona. The Palau de la Música Catalana is one of the most representative monuments of the city and It is one of the most recommended tourist attractions of Barcelona.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Port Vell, Moll de la Fusta, 08039 Barcelona Spain

This lively harbor, full of yachts and cruise ships, is home to a popular entertainment complex, featuring a mall, several restaurants, a movie theater and an aquarium.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Barcelona Cathedral, Pla de la Seu, S/N, 08002 Barcelona Spain

A beautiful gothic cathedral with stained glass windows dating back 500 years.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Arc de Triomf, Passeig Lluis Companys, 08003 Barcelona Spain

The Arc de Triomf or Arco de Triunfo in Spanish, is a triumphal arch in the city of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain. It was built by architect Josep Vilaseca i Casanovas as the main access gate for the 1888 Barcelona World Fair.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, Placa Santa Maria 1, 08003 Barcelona Spain

One of the most emblematic buildings of the Catalan Gothic. An outstanding church built in the XIVth century with a purity and unity of style that is very unusual in large medieval buildings.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Parc de la Ciutadella, Passeig de Picasso, 21, 08003 Barcelona Spain

The 44 acres (18 hectares) are home to Castell dels Tres Dragons, the Umbracle (plant house) and Hivernacle (glass house).

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: El Born, La Ribera, Ciutat Vella, 08003 Barcelona Spain

Off-beat and fashionable neighborhood that features historic attractions, art galleries, funky shops, bars and tapas.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Passeig del Born, La Ribera, Ciutat Vella, Barcelona Spain

Main thoroughfare and plaza in Barcelona’s funky El Born district featuring a wide boulevard lined with historic buildings and other attractions.

Stop At: Anella Olimpica, Carrer l'Estadi, 48, 08038 Barcelona Spain

1992 Olympic complex centered around the 1936 Olympic Stadium.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, Carrer de Mallorca, 401, 08013 Barcelona Spain

The Basilica of the Sagrada Familia is a monumental church devoted to the Holy Family: Jesus, Mary and Joseph.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Playa de La Barceloneta, Paseo Maritimo Barceloneta, 14, 08003 Barcelona Spain

Cruise past this beautiful beach.

Stop At: Plaza de Toros Monumental de Barcelona, Gran Via de Les Corts Catalanes 749, 08013 Barcelona Spain

The Plaza Monumental de Barcelona, often known simply as La Monumental, was the last bullfighting arena in commercial operation in Catalonia.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Placa de Sant Jaume, Placa Sant Jaume, 08002 Barcelona Spain

The Plaça de Sant Jaume is a square at the center of the Old City of Barcelona and the administrative heart of both the city and surrounding Catalonia.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Placa del Rei, s/n, 08002 Barcelona Spain

Plaça del Rei is a 14th-century medieval public square in the Barri Gòtic of Barcelona, Spain

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Castell de Tres Dragons, Paseig Pujades, Barcelona Spain

Pass by the castell whilst riding through the parc de la ciutadella.

Stop At: Plaça de les Cascades, 08038 Barcelona, Spain

We stop in front of during parc speech.

Duration: 10 minutes

Inclusions

  • Insurance
  • Bicycle rental and guided tour
  • Child-seats and helmets (on request)

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Entry/Admission - Barcelona Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
  • Entry/Admission - Parc de la Ciutadella
  • Entry/Admission - Anella Olimpica
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
  • Entry/Admission - Plaza de Toros Monumental de Barcelona

Departure Point

Costa Coffee, Plaça de Sant Jaume, 3, 08002 Barcelona, Spain

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children weighing under 48 pounds (22 kilos) travel free of charge in a child-seat, please book the infant rate.
  • Children over this weight will be charged the full adult rate. Please advise at time of booking if a child seat is required.
  • Safety:
  • The tours follow carefully planned routes, avoiding busy streets and traffic and riding mainly on bike paths, down Gothic alleyways, through parks and along the beach, so just pedal and enjoy the ride.
  • Weather:
  • The tours go out rain or shine. Rain ponchos are provided in wet weather. It's a good idea to bring along some sun protection in the summer and something warm to wear in the spring and fall.
  • Bikes:
  • You will love our bikes; they're so fun and easy to ride! They have 3 speeds, wide handlebars, big tires, super-comfortable seats and, of course, bells. Everybody loves bells. Kid bikes are also available on request.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Wonderful tour and guide! Leisurely pace so good for all ages. Would definitely recommend and take the tour in other cities where it is available!
• Submitted 10 Oct 2019
Had a great tour with Stru. He was fun and knowledgeable and had a focus on safety as we cycled around the busy streets. We've been to Barcelona several times and found this one of the best tours we've taken. Thank you Stru!
• Submitted 23 Sep 2019
The staff were super nice, and funny, and informative. The bikes are in a great condition, and I felt safe throughout. The routes we cycle were all cycle lanes, and paths. It was also a great opportunity to meet other people from different countries who were also on the tour with you. The only little criticism I had was that there wasn't enough time in the tour to have an actual look around at the sites you stop at - we probably had about 10 mins. However, my friend and I did this tour on the 1st day of our trip and so used the tour as a little introduction to Barcelona, and we went ourselves later on to enter and properly explore the sites. So I would recommend you pre-book tickets for things such as the sagrada familia for another day as well as the tour if you really want to look inside! But other than that, a great tour!
• Submitted 26 Aug 2019
We took a cab to meeting point, there were 4 of us, group of 11 went, easy bike ride with frequent stops along way to take pictures. We stopped and had lunch and drinks towards end of ride( you pay for lunch). Went in June , take a water with you for the ride. I recommend tour, we probably wouldn’t have seen everything we did had we not done tour
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
We had a wonderful day with our guide Gemma ,very knowledgeable and we saw lots of great sights. Very safe riding and Gemma gave us great restaurant recommendations
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
This was a great way to see the city. Our tour guide Kassidy was very knowledgeable with a great sense of humour, which made the tour even more enjoyable. It really covers the main sites of Barcelona and is a good way to take note of which sites you want to come back and visit later.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
This tour was the highlight of my friends' and I's trip. We actually got to see a lot of Spain and learn real history. Nick was a great guide and was not boring at all. Also the sit down to eat and drink was a nice break for the tour and I didn't expect that. It was so much fun and I would def do another tour in another city.
• Submitted 08 Oct 2018
Fat Tyre tours is a fabulous company! I had a wonderful afternoon riding around Barcelona. Bike tours are a really great way to see any city but particularly Barcelona as if is so bike accessible. Our guide made sure we had time to take photos and we were not rushed, we also rode the bikes at a good pace. We saw most of the iconic sites in the city. I had to reschedule my tour to later than planned as I was not feeling well and it was not a problem even with only two hours notice. Well done Fat Tyre, very accommodating and a memorable experience!
• Submitted 10 Sep 2018
We visited Barcelona for a week in May. Although it rained for a good part of our tour Benja made it an interesting and fun experience. We had fun and covered a great deal of Barcelona and it’s history.
• Submitted 02 Sep 2018
This company did a great job. We were late arriving due to flight arrival and the lady in the office took us to meet the group. Jordan was our guide and he did a great job! We couldn't have asked for anything better.
• Submitted 25 Jul 2018
A great time, well planned, informative as well.
• Submitted 15 Jul 2018
Our guide was very informative. We covered most of the main sites in Barcelona. Restaurant break was very nice Loved this biked tour.
• Submitted 10 Jul 2018
The tour and our guide were wonderful! It was a good pace and a great way to learn about the city. Barcelona is very bike-friendly!
• Submitted 03 Jun 2018
The bike tour was really great! Our group was led by Bianca, she was an excellent tour guide, she provided the facts and backstory to the landmarks that we visited, in addition adding her own opinions and humorous explanations at the same time. She looked after the group well and ensured that everyone kept pace and no-one was left behind. After the tour finished, she furthermore provided recommendations for places to visit and restaurants to try, going the extra mile.
• Submitted 03 May 2018
The whole tour was awesome. First time doing a bike tour and loved it. I was a bit hesitant because it's a big crowded city but didn't realize it's a very bike friendly city and worked out great. I highly recommend it. Bianca our tour guide was great. Fun and informative.
• Submitted 02 Apr 2018
Our guide, Joran, was outstanding and a fantastic story teller. Highly recommend this tour to everyone heading to Barcelona!
• Submitted 01 Apr 2018
This tour was amazing!
• Submitted 04 Mar 2018
Enjoyed tour. Male tour guide was funny and enthastic. Great way to see Barcelona.
• Submitted 03 Mar 2018
Con: the bike was blue instead of yellow or red as written on the e-ticket information. Just look for fat tire tour. Pro: the guide was eager to help and knowledgeable. Suitable for people who are short on time. Good choice for the first day because you learn about the general area and history
• Submitted 24 Feb 2018
Loved this bike tour! A perfect way to see Barcelona, which is a very bike friendly city.
• Submitted 21 Feb 2018
Fantastic bike trip. Guide was very professional and friendly. Stops were informative. Perfect timing for stop and cool drink.
• Submitted 14 Feb 2018
What a wonderful and easy way to see a lot of Barcelona for either a great orientation or a great recap for all the places and people you'll fall in love with while here. Fast way to cover a lot of territory and save your feet. While you do not have to be athletic to follow this tour which goes at a comfortable pace, do at least bring familiarity with basic biking and steadiness skills with you, as Barcelona pedestrians and other traffic is slightly erratic and requires frequent creative maneuvering. Our guide Paula was safety oriented, fun, knowledgable and flexible with our goals of what to see. I can't wait to take additional and even longer tours in this fabulous area.
• Submitted 04 Feb 2018
Excellent way to see the city. Excellent guides.
• Submitted 25 Jan 2018
A great way to get around Barcelona and see the main sights. This tour involves a lot of time on the bike getting around the city and using the designated bike lanes, I would say you have to be fairly fit. Our guide Paula was very knowledgeable and interesting and would I recommend it
• Submitted 15 Jan 2018

In Brief

Location:
Barcelona, Spain
Country:
Spain
Duration:
210 to 240 minutes
Operates:
11am Departure
Daily, All Year Round

4pm Departure
Daily, April to October
Highlights:
Choice of morning or afternoon departure
Led by a local guide
Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
Family friendly