01 Mar - 30 Nov: DailyDuration
3 hoursStart time
Start time: 1100h (11:00am)
Duration: 3 hours
The Madrid Bike tour starts from Calle de los Jardine, 12, 28013 Madrid, (near Puerta del Sol).
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
The tour ends at the starting point
Accompanied by a knowledgeable local guide you will set out on a carefully crafted route which covers all the highlights of Madrid from the Royal Palace to the Plaza Mayor. As you cycle find out more about the city, its residents and its history.
Cycling is thirsty work and so the tour guide has hand-picked a local bar for you to cool off with a chilled beer!
Ideal for first time and seasoned visitors – don’t miss this fun tour!
To meet your guide and pick up your bikes please make your way to Calle de los Jardine, 12 (near Puerta del Sol).
You will be met by an English-speaking guide. On this cycling excursion you will pass through the centre of the city.
Please note that all the monuments are seen from outside. The bike tour will take you past the following famous places:
Las Descalzas Reales: Founded by Princess Joanna of Austria, daughter of the Emperor Charles V, this convent occupies a former palace belonging to Alonso Gutierrez, the emperor`s treasurer.
Teatro Real: The Royal Theatre is an opera house in Madrid. This was originally the site of the fountains and washing place of the district.
Plaza de La Villa - City Hall: Plaza de la Villa has a long history in Madrid since it is from here that the city has been governed from time immemorial.
Plaza Mayor: This central square of the city – heart of imperial Madrid - was constructed by Philip III to increase the prestige of his reign.
Puerta Del Sol: Puerta del Sol is one of Madrid’s most visited places, both by tourists and the people who lives in the city.
Paseo del Prado: This densely tree-lined, wide and centric avenue is a cherished landmark for the city residents and the location of important cultural and tourist spots in the city, including three world-class museums: the famous Prado and the Reina Sofia Museum.
Prado: From its privileged residence surrounded by trees and some of Madrid’s greatest monuments, the National Museum of the Prado is one of the most visited attractions in the capital.
Enjoy a 15 minute break to refresh yourself with a drink in a bar. You will also ride past the Retiro Park, Puerta de Alcala, Plaza de Cibeles and Palacio Real.
The tour ends at the starting point.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to reconfirm the departure details.
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
We took the 3 hour bike tour at our first day in Madrid. It turned out to be an excellent way to get a general overview of the city. Our Dutch tour guide was very nice and...shmulik becher, Israel, 23/Apr/2013
This was an excellent tour and a lovely way to see Madrid. Our guide, Jose, was very welcoming and showed us places that you would not know exsisted without local knowledge....Mrs N S Parker, United Kingdom, 23/Jul/2012
great to get overall view of Madrid on first day to get bearings and to plan rest of city visit. Stating that needed to produce voucher which didn't come with confirmation...valerie graham, Ireland, 06/Apr/2012
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