Cycling in Barcelona is a fun and fit way to explore the city. You will find the city to be very bike friendly. In 2007 Barcelona launched ‘Bicing’ which offers residents with a subscription access to bikes at various stations across the city. Even though this is not available for tourists, you will have no trouble in finding a place to rent a bike or go on a bike tour.
It is very easy to explore and see all the main sights of the city by bike. Cycling is a great way to explore the diverse areas of the city, whether it’s along the beachfront, through the Arc de Triumf, or in El Born and the Gothic Quarter.
As cycling in Barcelona is so popular there are a massive number of bike tours available. It is often advisable to book before the tour to guarantee a place. Here are just a few which have been recommended!
These provide bike tours with a difference and tend not to stick to the same routine more than once, offering a greater variety and a fun tour to explore the city. It costs €35 in groups of a maximum 8 people.
This company has an eco-friendly ethos and offers guided or self guided tours. A standard guided tour lasts for 3.5 hours and can be in a range of languages including Spanish, English, French and Italian. This tour is amazing value for money for the length of tour and costs just €20.
These tours last for 2 hours and take a fun and relaxed approach to a bike tour. They always stop off for a quick beer or tapas along the way making it an enjoyable tour for everyone and a good opportunity to meet new people.