Welcome to Barcelona and our home for the Original Barcelona Bike Tour. Come check out some of the amazing histories that fill the streets of the capital of Catalonia.
Come down and join us at the meeting point, where if you don’t have a bike one will be available for rent. You can rent them for the day, just the tour or longer! After we are all set up with our rides, it’s time to hit the streets for this awesome Barcelona Bike History Tour.
Our local guides love this city and can’t wait to show it off to you. Along with the heaps of historical knowledge and sites, you will get to see and learn about. Our local guides also live in the city and are a great source of information for the best places to eat, or where to go dancing. They are filled with useful tips to make your Barcelona stay even better! So come with a group or by yourself there will be plenty of stops to get to know more people in the group. The Original Barcelona Bike Tour is one of a kind.
Original Barcelona Bike Tour Features:
Church of Santa Maria & The Gothic Quarter
del Mar The Catastrophe of Tetuán & Basilica of La Mercè<
The Monumental Bullfighting Ring & Colombus Monument
The Industrial Revolution in Catalonia & Arc de Triomf
Olympic Village & the 92 Olympics & The Generalitat
El Cap de Barcelona & Fossar de les Moreres
The haunted metro station, las Ramblas & AND MUCH, MUCH MORE
Original Barcelona Bike Tour Video
Our partners have the best prices in town! This is one of the best ways to learn your way around Barcelona, while also learning the history and culture of this great city. Come see the best side of Barcelona with us!
The exact route of the tour is susceptible to changes, depending on the guide, the group, and the weather to ensure the best possible experience for you!
Barcelona Bike Tour Info & Meeting Point
Bikes Available at meeting point
More Info About BCN History & Landmarks
The History of Catalonia
Barcelona is the capital of the historic region of Catalonia. The city holds many historically and culturally significant structures, statues, monuments, and areas. Every neighborhood offers distinctive points of interest for visitors interested in the history of the Catalan area in general and the history of Barcelona. From the Ancient Beginnings, the Roman Period, to Kings, Queens, wars, battles, and up to modern day. We are massive fans of History here at Original Barcelona. For the full low-down on the history of this amazing place head over to our extensive guide on the subject. Barcelona’s History of Catalonia: The Travelers Tour GuideThe History of Catalonia
Guide to Barcelona Gaudi
This mega famous architect called Barcelona home. Gaudi is one of the best examples of an architectural style known as Catalan Modernism. Antoni Gaudi has left many fabulous examples of his work here in Barcelona, including his magnum opus, La Sagrada Familia. Some other well-known Gaudi Locations include Casa Batllo, Palau Guell, and many more. For a great list of Gaudi Structures in Barcelona and Beyond head over to our Original Barcelona Guide To Gaudi.Guide to Barcelona Gaudi
La Rambla Barcelona
La Rambla or the Ramblas is a famous street in Barcelona in the Gothic district. Known for its lively atmosphere and crazy history. La Rambla is now one of the most visited places in the city. Complete with massive crowds, teams of pickpockets, swanky stores, street performers, and nightlife abound, La Rambla is unlike any other place in the city. Almost everyone takes a stroll down this bustling street whilst visiting the city, but the unassuming tourist attraction has so much more history and hidden secrets. To read up on our take on the Ramblas head over to our original guide. La Rambla Barcelona, History, sights, and storiesLa Rambla Barcelona
La Monumental Bull Fighting Ring
La Monumental is the infamous Barcelona Bull Fighting Ring. Closed to Bull fighting in 2011 and built in 1914 by Manuel Joaquim Raspall i Mayol. This Barcelona Landmark has played host to some of the city’s biggest events. Located along the Grand Via, Barcelona’s longest road this is one of the many attractions found in the area. To read about the amazing history of this place and see some great photos head over to our post. La Monumental Barcelona’s FamousLa Monumental Bull Fighting Ring
Basilica of La Mercè Barcelona
The Basilica of Our Lady of Mercy is a Baroque style basilica in Barcelona. Built between 1765 and 1775 by architect Josep Mas i Dordal, The Basilica of our Lady was the second church in Barcelona to receive the title of minor basilica in 1918 by Pope Benedict XV. The statue crowning the top of the Basilica is the iconic form of “Our Lady” and can be seen from the Barcelona seaside promenade. For more great photos and information on the Basilica Check out Our Original Guide to Basilica of La Mercè Barcelona.Basilica of La Mercè Barcelona
Barcelona's Olympic Village & the 92 Olympics (barcelonaolímpica)
Barcelona hosted the 1992 summer Olympics, and in doing so transformed the city. One of the major changes that have shaped modern Barcelona today is the Olympic Village of Poblenou. The Barcelona Olympic Village was designed to accommodate 15,000 people and was built in the Parc de Mar area. Today the area is a lively place with many bars and local hot spots, in one of the best locations in the city. To see more on the transformation of Barcelona for 1992 Summer Olympics check out our Original Guide. Barcelona’s Olympic Village & the 92 Olympics (barcelonaolímpica)Barcelona's Olympic Village & the 92 Olympics (barcelonaolímpica)