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“Great way to explore all of Barcelona's areas”

Fat Tire Bike Tours Barcelona
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Barcelona Half-Day Bike Tour
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Owner description: Whether traveling alone or with friends, our city bike tour is the perfect way to spend a half-day in Barcelona. Our tours offer you the company of a knowledgeable and entertaining native English-speaking guide, the use of a comfortable and easy to ride bike, useful tips and advice about what to do and see while in Barcelona, a fun and informative outdoor experience, a chance to meet other travelers and simply the best day of your time in Barcelona.
Reviewed 24 July 2014

I loved this bike tour! First up, I'm not the most confident bike-rider but I felt very comfortable on this tour - the car-drivers of Barcelona are quite forgiving, the pace wasn't hectic and the tour guide was very careful of making sure everyone was ok (was very prompt when someone in our group took a tumble and needed some first aid). The tour guide, an expat Aussie, was extremely well-versed in Barcelona history and spent plenty of time teaching us about it, but in a very casual and entertaining way. The tour covers a lot of ground - from the starting point all the way up to Sagrada Familia and then all the way back down to Barcelona beach. I strongly recommend doing this tour at the start of your stay in Barcelona so you can get your bearings and figure out where you would like to explore more later!

Thank Bre7
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Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

our your guide was fantastic! however, compared to the fat bike we did in Berlin, this one just didnt compare. there was barely any history/information, mostly just riding around to nice looking things. the bikes are in need of a major clean and fix as they are looking pretty run down and shotty.


the girl behind the desk (tall, dark hair, british accent) has an attitude problem and was very rude to not only us but a few others. she should not be working in customer service.

we wanted to do a fat bike tour in Paris too, but unsure if we will now

3  Thank Em T
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

We did this tour based on a recommendation from a friend. We were so happy that we did. Jordan was an awesome guide that was extremely knowledgeable about Barcelona's history and architecture. He even gave us amazing tips on where to get authentic meals. We tried 3 of his recommendations and they were the best meals that we had the entire trip!

Thank AbbyF3
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

I LOVE Fat Tire Bike Tours! We booked their tours in Paris and Barcelona, and only wish they operated out of more tourist cities (like San Francisco, Rome, Tallinn, and New Orleans). Barcelona can be a pretty chaotic and confusing place to try to get along on your own, and it was great to just have someone leading the way and creating the itinerary for you. I could just sit back, relax, and pedal, as someone else took the reins!

We took the morning tour and wound are way through much of Barcelona. We met some great people in our tour group and our tour guide was wonderful. Though our tour guide was fairly young, she was a wealth of knowledge, and her love for her Catalan culture was very evident through her passionate storytelling and history lessons of her birth city. We loved the lunch stop on the beach and though there were quite a few menu choices, the burgers we chose were some of the best ones we've ever had. We stopped at many of the most famous places, as well as places that were a bit off the beaten path, and we enjoyed every minute. Barcelona can be a pretty chaotic and confusing place to try to get along on your own, and it was great to just have someone leading the way and creating the itinerary for you.

I would recommend a bike tour on the first morning/day of your trip to any new city, as it helps to orient you to a city, something you can't do with just a map or by foot. It allowed us to figure out the places we wanted to visit in more depth and the places we felt we could pass as we'd seen enough on the tour. Make sure to ask your tour guide where to get authentic Catalan food, as we got a bit tired of tapas bars and found the tour guide's recommendations to be the best food we had in Barcelona. I can't imagine tours of new places any other way now, after experiencing our first bike tour in Paris.

Definitely worth it!

Thank missgem27
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

when you want a city guided tour, you assume few things either the person is local hence know all the history OR he is experienced enough to tell you the details of the tour.

This tour is well planned but our guide Paulo, he was not a native as well as a very nervous guy. He was skipping lots of questions (e.g. one of us ask him about who is the architect of one of the building. Later I came to know that that building is very famous because of it architecture as it was mix of gothic and neo-gothic.)

It seems that he has just crammed the facts from a book and that there was no flow in this facts. He was trying to recall things which was very disappointing as you are paying a handsome money for this tour.

Plus was that other guy at store was really helpful as our card was not working, he let us use his own phone to make call to bank and he also gave us few suggestions for good dining places near around.

Thank lavaneesh
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