Discover Barcelona by Bicycle


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Credits: Cris Valencia

Barcelona is the place to be to see many fascinating sites while enjoying the unique local culture. This wondrous city along Spain’s Mediterranean coast is a popular destination for tourists all around the world. If you choose to visit this marvelous metropolis, you will find that Barcelona is quite easy to navigate by bike.

While staying in Barcelona, you can find affordable lodging by staying at the Casa Gracia Hostel found on This welcoming accommodation features shared and private rooms furnished with comfortable beds and other convenient amenities. Secure lockers, a communal kitchen and a spacious common area are just a few of the extra amenities you will be able to enjoy by staying at this hostel. Staying at this hostel also gives you the opportunity to meet many other travelers from around the world. The facility is located next to some of Barcelona’s main tourist sites.

In addition to being a great place to stay, the Casa Gracia Hostel also features a bike rental office. Renting a bike saves you the trouble of having to bring your own, and these rented bikes can be ridden to all major points throughout Barcelona. There is also a large selection of properties offering bike rental service featured on the HostelBookers website.

Credits: Lionya
Credits: Lionya

Touring Barcelona by bike can lead you to some of the city’s most iconic locations. The cathedral known as Famila Sagrada is famous for its massive spires and unique architecture. You can also enjoy a bike ride along the popular tree-lined street known as La Rambla to see sites such as the Font de Canaletes fountain and the Centre d’Art Santa Mònica. You will be able to find the impressive Christopher Columbus Monument located at the lower end of Las Ramblas. The National Museum of Art of Catalonia is also worth visiting. Other locations accessible by bike include World Heritage Sites such as Casa Batlló and Park Güell.

If you want to spend a day at the beach, Barcelona’s waterfront features some of Spain’s most pristine beachfront locations. A bike ride to Bareloneta Beach will give you the opportunity to see breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea while enjoying the city’s most popular beach. Icària Beach is another great option. If you want to be free with nature, consider visiting the nudist resort located at Mar Bella Beach. Some of these beaches also feature restaurants, cafes and bars.

If you need to pick up some souvenirs, you can also take a bike ride to one of the city’s terrific shopping areas. An open-air market and many other great shops can be found along La Rambla. Passeig de Gràcia is another one of Barcelona’s main shopping avenues. Bulevard Rosa, which is located on Paseo de Gracia, features a series of stores offering authentic Spanish merchandise. Taking a bike ride along Plaça de Catalunya will give you the chance to stop off at the enormous El Corte Inglés department store. An old bullring now known as the Arenas Commercial Center is another great place for shopping and can be found by taking a bike ride along Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes.


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Taking a bike tour through the streets of Barcelona is one of the best ways to experience the splendor of the city while enjoying the fresh outdoor air. A bicycle tour of this intriguing city can provide you with many special memories.


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