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Nature and history in the Montjuïc and Gòtic e-bike tour

Who thinks that there is only sun, beach and paella in Barcelona, it doesn’t know the real city. Strolling through the city you can discover the medieval historical streets of the Gòtic Quarter, and you can also reach the hidden nature of the Montjuïc mountain. The Montjuïc + Gòtic bike tour travels through these two spaces in Barcelona to show you everything that the Catalan capital can offer you.

Montjuïc bike tour

Bike tour around Montjuïc’s nature

The mountain of Montjuïc is a 177 meter cliff that goes into the Mediterranean. From this height, the views of Barcelona are spectacular and you can see buildings such as the Sagrada Familia or the Agbar Tower from a different perspective. This bike tour is ideal for getting out of the bustle of the city center. The mountain trail will take you to a natural setting that will make you forget about the day to day life of Barcelona to connect with nature. And we will also discover special places that are located in this magical mountain, a symbol of the city. In Montjuïc we will find art thanks to the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC) and history of the city through the castle of Montjuïc, a military fort dating from the 17th century. In the mountain there is also one of the most emblematic venues in Barcelona, the Palau Sant Jordi, where great musical and sports events have been made.

With the Montjuïc + Gòtic e-bike tour you will discover that Montjuïc is much more than a mountain, it is a charming natural space full of special places. The best way to take a walk there is undoubtedly with e-bike, because they are environmentally friendly and the ideal means of transportation for a bike tour like this.

The last emblematic space on the mountain of Montjuïc that is worth visiting, whether you go with the bike tour or if you go there on your own, are the fountain. At the foot of MNAC there is the magical fountain of Montjuïc, an indispensable tourist attraction. By day they are a good place to stroll and contemplate the different forms that water can make, but it's at night when the show is really impressive. At night, the fountains of Montjuïc are lit up and the music surrounds them to recreate an unforgettable show.

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Gothic medieval streets by e-bike

montjuic and gotic e-bike tour

After relaxing in the wild, the e-bike tour leave Montjuïc behind to enter in the labyrinthine streets of the Gòtic quarter. This neighborhood is located in the oldest part of the city and is part of the historic center. It is a neighborhood full of surprises and mysteries that we will discover with e-bike. This neighborhood includes other historic areas of Barcelona that make up the old quarter located inside the medieval walls. Places like Plaça de Sant Jaume, where are located the Town Hall and the Palau de la Generalitat, the Barcelona Cathedral or the Plaça de Sant Felip Neri are buildings and unique spaces that tell the history of the city through its walls and squares.

The Gòtic Quarter remained intact until the 19th century, but as of that moment, the development and growth of the city led to the remodeling of the structure to what we know today. Until 1900, the predominant architecture in the neighborhood was the Baroque and Renaissance because many buildings that had originally been Gothic were transformed. But then he became aware of the importance of preserving gothic architecture and the project began around the Cathedral, with a neo-Gothic facade. The tour with e-bike that we will do for this neighborhood will serve us to know an essential part of the history of Barcelona without which the city would not be as it is now. Today, the Gòtic quarter is one of the most interesting in the city. There you can find the Museum of History of Barcelona or the mythical Wax Museum. And also a host of bars and restaurants where you can taste authentic Catalan and Spanish traditional cuisine. To feel like a real Barcelona, the Gòtic is the ideal neighborhood.

gotic bike tour

During the e-bike tour we will stop to enjoy a Tapa & Drink moment and recover strength to continue exploring the city. We will stop at one of the most authentic places in Barcelona and we will have the opportunity to taste patatas bravas while we know each other a little better. The Montjuïc + Gòtic bike tour is the perfect route to discover the most authentic Barcelona. You will fall in love with the city, guaranteed!