Bucharest Highlights Bike Tour

Discover Bucharest’s highlights on this relaxing bike ride. 70% of the most impressive attractions are located in the city center or nearby, and your guide will take you to the best and most important sites. This is the perfect way to explore this popular Eastern European destination.

We will begin our tour in the Old City center by visiting the oldest relics of Bucharest's birth and development: the Old Court Citadel, Manuc’s Inn, and Stravopoleos Church. After time to explore and take photos of these impressive sites, we will continue on to the most famous boulevard of Bucharest; Calea Victoriei. With its impressive architecture and grandiose buildings like Military Circle, Telephone Palace, Royal Palace, or Romanian Atheneum, this stretch is one not to be missed.

Continuing on, we will make our way to the relaxing Cismigiu Gardens where you will find Bucharest City Hall. This is home to some of the most important city decisions, and your guide will point out the changes in Bucharest over the years.

We will then pass into the 20th century and the communist era by visiting the grandiose Ceausescu’s Palace and Union Boulevard which was designed to be longer and wider than Champs Élysées. Revel in the history of Bucharest, the newness of the modern town, and the feel of communist Romania all in this two-hour tour.


Tour Highlights

• Bucharest's birthplace • The Old City Center
• CEC Palace • Stavropoleos Monastery
• Manuc's Inn • Life in communism
• Life in communism • Cismigiu Gardens
• Bucharest City Hall • Romanian Atheneum
• Royal Palace • Revolution Square and Ceausescu's escape

Meeting Point

This tour departs from Bike the City, located at Street Operetei 12, Just across from the restaurant Hanu Berarilor(Casa Oprea Soare).

Important Information
Where is the meeting point?

This tour departs from Strada Operetei 12, București 030167, Romania, just across from the restaurant Hanu Berarilor (Casa Oprea Soare).

What's the cancellation policy?

We’re happy to offer free changes and 100% refund up to 24 hours before tour departure. Failure to cancel a reservation at least 24 hours prior to scheduled departure may result in forfeited travel funds. Fare difference may apply.

What are your covid policies?

Our equipment is disinfected after each use.

What if it rains?

In case of snow or heavy rain, we will reach out to postpone/reschedule the tour. If neither of those options are possible, we are happy to issue full refunds. We will continue with the tour in the event of light rain, so please be prepared!

Is this a good tour for kids?


What kind of bikes do you use?

We use comfortable city-style bikes with either 6 or 21 gears.

Are helmets mandatory?

No, but they are available free of charge.

Will we enter any of the monuments that we see?

We unfortunately won't have time to allow the group to enter the buildings that we see on our, but we'll equip you with plenty of information to return to the sites you enjoyed the most after the tour. Whenever there are opportunities to let the group explore the interior yard of the Manuc's Caravanserai, the Saint Anthony Monastery, the Patriarchal Monastery or other sites that we may see on this tour, we will certainly allow time to do so. We never know what private events may be happening at these places, so we cannot guarantee entry anywhere.

How long is the tour?

The tour is about two hours long and covers a distance of just over 5.5 miles/9 kilometers.

Can I leave the tour early?

If you have other plans, please contact us in advance so that we can arrange for you to finish the tour early, and so that it doesn't disturb the rest of the group.

Can I store my luggage at your shop during the tour?


Will my bike have a basket?


How should I dress?

This is a casual ride, so we recommend wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.

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