Madrid City Bike Tour

See the Spanish capital's most popular sites with our expert, local guides. Thanks to recent developments, Madrid now offers an extensive network of dedicated bike lanes. These paths connect some of the most famous landmarks of the city, and we've created the perfect itinerary to see them all.

Madrid is overflowing with greenery, parks, gardens, and shared outdoor spaces with unique architectural design. Join us and discover areas such as Retiro Park and the Royal Palace. Learn about the history and significance of Alcalá Gate and explore neighborhoods such as the Golden Triangle (Triángulo de Oro de Arte. See off-the-beaten-track treasures, like true madrileños, or the peacocks in the park. Our guides will be there to explain the sites and point out what you might miss on your own!

As we enjoy the ever-changing neighborhoods of Madrid, you will find plenty of photo opportunities. This tour is designed to give you a broad overview of the city and an introduction into Spain's heritage and history. Following the tour, we will give you all of our recommendations for restaurants, bars, and other sites of interest to visit!

*For families with younger children, please contact us about a private tour that can be tailored to fit your groups' needs.

Thank you for letting us know your gender and height when checking out so that we can prepare your bike!


Tour Highlights

• Parque del Oeste (Western Park) • Debod Temple
• Plaza de Espana • Royal Palace
• Almudena Cathedral • Plaza Oriente and Opera House
• Plaza de la Villa (Former City Hall) • Mercado de San Miguel (food market)
• Plaza Mayor (Main Square) • Puerta del Sol
• Prado Museum (Unesco site) • Retiro Park (Unesco site)
• Crystal Palace • a pause at The Lake for refreshments
• Salamanca Quarter • San Anton food market
• Malasana District

Meeting Point

This tour meets at our office, located at Juan Alvarez Mendizabal 19. Street level. 28008 Madrid. Metro stations: Plaza de España (lines 10 & 3) or Ventura Rodriguez (line 3)

Important Information
Where is the meeting point?

This tour departs from our office, located at Juan Alvarez Mendizabal 19. Street level. 28008 Madrid. Metro stations: Plaza de España (lines 10 & 3) or Ventura Rodriguez (line 3)

What's your 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 the specific covid policies?

Please be prepared to wear a mask when inside our office or any other establishment. Masks are not required while riding. Our bikes and helmets are cleaned and disinfected after each use.

What is the best day to book my tour?

This tour provides a great overview of the city, however we do discourage guests from reserving immediately after a long-haul flight. Give yourself the afternoon and evening to adjust and avoid any cancellation issues by flight delays and plan on joining us during your second day in Madrid.

How should I dress?

This won't be the Tour de France, but appropriate clothing for biking is recommended. We highly discourage wearing flip-flops. Madrid is not entirely flat, so there are some gentle up-hill climbs on the tour.

Do you ride in the rain?

This tour will run rain or shine! Please dress appropriately. We do provide ponchos for rainy days.

Is this a kid-friendly tour?

Unfortunately, we don't recommend this tour for kids under 15 years old.

What kind of bikes do you have?

We use comfortable, 9 gear city bikes. We also have pedal-assist e-bikes available for an additional €10. You can upgrade when you arrive for your tour!

Will I need to wear a helmet?

Helmets are provided for all free of charge, but are only mandatory for teens 15 & 16 years old.

Will we enter the monuments that we see?

We unfortunately will not have time during this tour to enter any of the sites, but your tour guide will provide you with plenty of information to go back and visit the landmarks that you found to be most interesting after the tour has concluded.

How long is this tour?

The tour is about 3 hours long, and we will cover about 6-7.5 miles/9-12 kilometers.

What if I need to leave the tour early?

It's not a good idea to plan this into your itinerary, as the guide will need to stay with the rest of the group. Thanks for choosing a different day to join us should you have scheduling conflicts.

Can I leave my luggage at your office?

Yes! We provide a lock box for valuables, and larger suitcases can be left in our office during the tour.

Will my bike have a basket?

All of our bikes come equipped with handlebar bags that can accommodate small personal items. We recommend bringing a backpack should you wish to bring larger items along on tour.

Is water included or can I purchase some before the tour?

One small bottle of mineral water is provided per person.

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