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Photo bike tour: the best way to discover Barcelona

Barcelona has many interesting places to discover, and if you are visiting the city a few days you will have time to visit the majority. You can choose to go for your own account and explore Barcelona, or you can book our Discovering Barcelona photo bike tour and enjoy a four-hour tour with an expert guide that will explain all the secrets of the city.

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4 hours discovering Barcelona in a photo bike tour

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Our 4 hour Discovering Barcelona tour, the best valued in Tripadvisor, will take you to the most iconic corners of the city. One of the places that we will visit is the Olympic Village, the neighborhood built in 1992 for the Olympic Games of Barcelona. This neighborhood was designed as a residence for athletes, and now it is a tourist place very close to the beaches of Barcelona. Also, we will go with the e-bikes to the Ciutadella Park, a large green area with lake included. It is one of the most beautiful places in the city, and now it's a good time to enjoy a walk, either on foot or by electric bike. On this bike tour of Barcelona we have opted for electric bikes because they are the easiest and most ecological way to visit the city. At Photo Bike Tour Barcelona we are committed to sustainability and respect for the environment.

In a photo bike tour of Barcelona, we could not leave one of the most emblematic and authentic neighborhoods, the Barceloneta. A sailor neighborhood of narrow streets where we will discover the essence of the city and its inhabitants. And to know the history of Barcelona we will go to the Gothic Quarter and we will walk through its streets full of charm.

One of the other attractions we can not miss is the buildings of Gaudí. Although we have a specific tour of Gaudí, All about Gaudí tour with which we visit the works of the Catalan architect, Discovering Barcelona will pass through the Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlló and Casa Milà. These wonders of architecture are always a must see! As well as the monument to Columbus, we will also visit and we will be able to photograph.

With the 4 hour Discovering Barcelona we will experience a unique experience to discover the real city, the most special corners and the best kept secrets. And to keep a record of all the places we visit, the photos will be essential. The bike tour is a special way of getting to know the city, and the photos that we will make along the route will be professional photos that will captivate the essence of the city and the experience that our bikers have of it.

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Photo bike tour for all tastes

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With this photo bike tour we take a tour of some of the essential places in the city. But we also have other more specific e-bike tours such as the Montjuïc + Gothic tour to discover the nature that hides the Montjuïc mountain and the medieval history of the Gothic quarter. Or the All about Gaudí tour we have already commented, with which we will discover the most emblematic works of the architect. And if don’t have enough with 4 hours, you can choose the Private VIP day tour, a personalized 8 hour tour to avoid losing any detail in Barcelona. Choose the bike tour of Barcelona that best suits your plans and do not miss this unique way of getting to know the city!


 

Enjoy the gastronomy of Barcelona with the best tapas tour

Yes, we are Photo Bike Tour Barcelona, but not all the tours we offer are on e-bike. We present the new Unexpected Local Tapas Tour, a walk around some of the most interesting restaurants in the city. Many of those who visit Barcelona are also attracted by local cuisine, and with this tour you will taste the best tapas in Barcelona.

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A walking tour with the best tapas of Barcelona

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This tapas tour in Barcelona will take you through different neighborhoods of the city such as Barceloneta, the Gothic Quarter or El Born. There we will visit places full of history where we can taste traditional dishes of Catalan and Spanish cuisine. Potato omelette, patatas bravas, fried fish, octopus, cold meats... And all accompanied by the most typical drinks such as beer, vermouth, sangria or tinto de verano. In addition to tasting all these delicious dishes we will tell you its history and tradition.

The essence of this walking tour is to learn the secrets of Catalan and Spanish cuisine, but also the history of the places we will visit. Experience the tapas in some of the most iconic and special restaurants in the city as if you were a Barcelona citizen. This means that you will experience the daily life of these places, often full of people and noise, but definitely the best way to experience the country's gastronomy. After doing the Unexpected Local Tapas Tour, you will be reminded of a bit of everyday life in Barcelona.

Best tapas and best e-bike

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If you choose to make the best tapas tour of Barcelona, then you cannot miss the best e-bike tour (see Tripadvisor reviews if you do not belive it!). The Discovering Barcelona tour is the ideal route to combine with the Tapas tour. We will discover special places of Barcelona by bike, such as Parc de la Ciutadella, the Olympic Port or the Sagrada Família for 4 hours. And with the tapas tour we will tour the best restaurants to taste the most typical dishes of our cuisine. Book a full day with a bike route and tapas tour to fill your belly.

Do you want to know Gaudí? This e-bike tour is for you

Barcelona’s treasure

One of the most interesting tourist attractions in Barcelona is undoubtedly the modernist architecture and its greatest exponent: Antoni Gaudí. Our All about Gaudí bike tour will take you to some of the most emblematic buildings of the Catalan architect to discover them closely. During a 4-hour tour we will guide you through the Casa Milà, Casa Batlló and, of course, the Sagrada Familia. Additionally, to complete the tour, we will also visit the Olympic Village, the Ciutadella Park and the Barceloneta neighborhood. And if you want to see more modernist decoration, don’t miss the Escribà pastry shop, in the Rambla of Barcelona.

Bike tour First stop: la pedrera

The All about Gaudí bike tour will take you to Passeig de Gràcia, corner with Provença street, to see the Casa Milà, popularly known as La Pedrera. It was built between 1906 and 1912 by order of Pere Milà and Roser Segimon, and consists of two blocks of houses organized around two large courtyards that fill the building with light. The façade is the most striking element, and is made up of more than 6000 blocks of stone. Its particular structure that now awakens passions to tourists and pedestrians, at that time was the subject of criticisms and cartoons in satirical newspapers, which compared the building with a landing strip for airplanes. On the fourth floor of La Pedrera there is a sample apartment where you can take a guided tour. On this floor you can see ornamentation full of historical, legendary and fabulous motifs inspired by the free movement of nature that Gaudí liked so much.

The roof is the other must-see space for the Casa Batlló visit. There you can stroll among chimneys and ventilation towers decorated with the typical “trencadís”, fragments of ceramic, stones or marble. Their forms remember elms of medieval knights.

In 1984 the Casa Milà was declared World Heritage by UNESCO, and in 1996 it was restored to open it to the public. In addition, since 2013, the building houses a cultural center of reference in Barcelona.

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Bike tour second stop: Casa Batlló

Casa Batlló Gaudí

Continuing with the bike tour, at Passeig de Gràcia, we will stop at Casa Batlló, another essential building of Gaudí. Its façade is the main attraction for the symbology of its elements. It is said that the roof, made up of large color scales, represents the back of a dragon, and the tower from which a large four-arm cross stands out, symbolizes Saint George's knight. In the group, we wanted to see the legend of Saint George represented killing the dragon, very typical of the Catalan tradition. The balconies of the Casa Batlló look like human bones, which could represent the victims of the dragon, according to this interpretation.

Another interpretation of this façade so full of fantasy is that it could symbolize an aquatic landscape, with water lilies of colors made of glazed ceramics and pieces of broken crystals. In any case, if you visit Barcelona you must add a guided tour to this jewel of Modernism designed by Gaudí.

Sagrada Família

The bike tour finally arrives at the most special and awaited stop: the Sagrada Familia. This monumental temple, which began to be built in 1882, is an essential visit of all guided tours in Barcelona. Based on the tradition of Gothic and Byzantine cathedrals, Gaudí unite beauty and religious belief in an innovative architecture full of symbolism. Externally, the Sagrada Familia is composed of five naves and three façades that represent each of three culminating moments of the life of Jesus. When it is finished, you can see 18 towers with different symbolisms each. The interior is an explosion of light and color thanks to the stained glass windows and the skylights that illuminate the temple and fill it with natural light. The color, said the Catalan architect, is the representation of life, and this is the case in the Sagrada Familia. The columns inside represent a forest where Gaudí wanted to invite to pray to everyone who entered. The complex is full of religious symbolism with sculptures and reliefs that represent various passages of the Gospels, as well as the reasons for natural inspiration that never fails in the architecture of Gaudí. The Catalan architect devised a temple of marked verticality where the beauty of its forms was the way to reach God. La Sagrada Família is built exclusively thanks to donations and public contributions, and is expected to be finished in 2016. But although it is not yet finished, the visit is obligatory to understand the work of Antoni Gaudí, and with our bike tour will stop by to contemplate, photograph and enjoy it.

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