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BajaBikes Madrid

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Address: Calle Jardines 12, Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: 34 646 252 199
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Description: Baja Bikes Madrid organizes fun and relaxed, guided bike tours that take...
Baja Bikes Madrid organizes fun and relaxed, guided bike tours that take you on a 3 hours trip to discover the must-see highlights as well as the hidden secrets of the city. Our tour guides speak Dutch, English, Spanish.
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Best possible three hours in Madrid

Myself, wife and three teenage kids had an unexpected 36 hours in Madrid (due to cancelled flights!)....what a bonus! We took this three hour tour. I cannot recommend this highly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
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English first
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Myself, wife and three teenage kids had an unexpected 36 hours in Madrid (due to cancelled flights!)....what a bonus! We took this three hour tour. I cannot recommend this highly enough....interesting, fun, educational and our tour guide - Gisa - was an exceptionally good guide and an even better human being. A more positive, informed, considerate person you could not... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

In may bike tour through Madrid by Baja bikes. The guide Luiz was excellent.Nice stories about history, food and highlights from Madrid. Plan this trip on your first day in Madrid. |You get a lot of info over tapas but also where to go for what kind af tapas! You pass by all highlights with good and humorous stories.You don't... More 

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Marina del Rey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I arrived in Madrid for an extended (months) stay for business. The very first Sabado I took the Madrid Highlights Tour in the hopes of getting a quick orientation of the city and see the great sites. The tour definitely accomplished what I hoped. The only oddity was that the store front does not say Baja Bikes, it is another... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We liked the tour very much, it was not only the great opportunity to see the city, but also a great chats with the guide and other participants. I think we even had a longer trip than it was expected - 3.5 hours with a nice break in the park. Maybe we talked too much ))

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Marseille, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Bajabikes doesn't actually give any tours, they just subcontract the tours. The reason why I give this company low stars is because they claimed to have been the ones giving the tour but when we showed up to the location it turned out that TRIXIE BIKES is the company that does the tours. The tour given by Trixie tours turned... More 

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AM1501, Manager at BajaBikes Madrid, responded to this review

Dear Davide, Thank you for your review. A pity to hear though. We are working together with Trixi yes and I am glad you liked the tour. About the price, the Dutch tour has the same price, €25,- Only the English tour is €22,- Feel free to send me an email (info@bajabikes.eu) so I can take a look what I... More 

Holland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Nice tour. In only 3 hours you have a good impression of Madrid centre. Guide told some history and insiders information which was helpfull for the rest of our stay! So begin your citytrip with a tour.

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Portglenone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We really enjoyed the 3 hour tour. Our tour guide Nicholas was good craic and gave a great insight into Madrid in a fun way! Definitely recommend it!

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Livingston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Really enjoyable tour of the city by bike led by our guide, Jop, who was very knowledgeable and kept the group moving along through busy streets. Great way to get your bearings in a new city and would highly recommend this tour, great value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My friend and I started our stay in Madrid with this tour. It was an excellent way to begin the trip and get a feel for the city. The bikes were easy to ride, the tour guide was knowledgeable and nice, and we even stopped at a local establishment for a drink as part of the trip. Overall, good tour... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Perfect amount of time and effort, informative guide and excellent route, not too hilly or busy, stop en route for a drink, great fun!

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Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street performers, colorful lights, window shopping, restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a collection of plazas interconnected by a network of side streets. Some of these side streets are wide pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as desired. The iconic Puerta del Sol is the giant crossroads of the city and a must-see attraction at any time of the day. The nearby Plaza Mayor, completely enclosed by historic red buildings, is an ideal place to grab a bite to eat outside, amidst scores of tables and people out for a stroll. Plaza Isabel II (also known as “Opera”) is smaller and a good meeting spot, and the stately Plaza del Oriente is the front yard of the Royal Palace. Centro can be touristy (pickpockets are unfortuately not unheard-of here), crowded, and sometimes gimmicky, but it is also the place to experience classic Madrid.
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