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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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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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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Portglenone, United Kingdom
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English first
Portglenone, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

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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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We did a bike tour on a Sunday as it would not have been as busy, the tour was brilliant and the guide was brilliant really enjoyed it. It last over 3 1/2 hours and we saw loads of the city and got really good information from our guide. Only downside is I think the tour operators should point out... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We were a mixed group ranging from seasoned commuter cyclist to a few who hadn't been in the saddle for a years but our guide made the tour a really enjoyable, safe and informative experience. On a bike you can cover so much ground and get a great appreciation of the grain of the city and where the different areas... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Our family group of four thoroughly enjoyed the 3 hour bike tour of Madrid led by our sweet and very informative guide, Ninon. Perfect weather conditions combined with the often hidden sights and sounds of this beautiful city made for a great day out . Yes Madrid is hilly in parts - but the bikes have many gears and what... More 

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Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We have done a lot of city bike tours, and this was just an average experience. Biking is a great way to explore the city, but the group was to big and the guide was just average. I suppose the guide had a lot of knowledge, but it was hard to hear what he was talking about. Baja Bikes is... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I wanted to choose something very special to do on my birthday, on 21 September 2014, so I chose to go on a bike tour in Madrid. I found Baja Bikes and I did extremely well by doing that. The guide "Jose" is a very nice guy, and he explained all the most important tourist attractions. On the internet it... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I cycle quite a bit but this was my first bike tour of a major city. I found it a great way to get into the quieter streets and squares that are dotted around the older parts of the city, many of which do not have car access. We seemed to cover all the major sights and many, many relatively... More 

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Centro
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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