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Bike & the City

Piazza G. Oberdan | corner of Corso Buenos Aires, 20141 Milan, Italy (Centro Storico)
+39 3383624475
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Ranked #15 of 170 activities in Milan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Bike & The City is the Original Bike Tour of Milan! We love to show you Milan from the best perspective ever, the saddle of the bicycle! Guided by our... more » Owner description: Bike & The City is the Original Bike Tour of Milan! We love to show you Milan from the best perspective ever, the saddle of the bicycle! Guided by our passionate official bike guides, you will uncover the city most famous sights as well as the hidden corners of Milan that lie beyond the surface of famous monuments and well known streets. And you will hear the stories that make this city fascinating. Join us and you’ll get the best and the unexpected out of the city, all in a ride. Book your tour now! « less
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Detroit, Michigan
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85 reviews 85 reviews
45 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My daughter and I enjoyed this bike trip and the guide was very knowledgeable. It was the first day of our trip to Milan and it was a great way to get acquainted with the city. The only thing that was a little strange is that the bikes are kept 2 floors down in an underground parking lot. We've done... More

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brisbane
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Really enjoyed our bike tour of Milan. Gained a great overview of the city, experienced a good little workout and received lots of information from our charming well informed tour guide Francesca. Group was a good size and was well catered for, travelling at a good pace with our guide ever watchful of our well being in the sometimes busy... More

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Munich, Germany
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We just took the 3+hour bike tour of Milan with Marta. We prearranged the tour on the net and prepaid as well. Clear instructions were sent to us and we met Marta and walked a few minutes to where the bikes were garaged. The bikes seemed almost new and were comfortable enough for the easy tour. Marta was well versed... More

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Ireland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Easy going, relaxing, lazy, informative tour of Milan. We did this as a family of 4 with a 14 & 12 year old and regretted not doing it as soon as we arrived in Milan. You see so much more on a bike, and get the feel of an area that you will never get on a bus tour. If... More

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Reston, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

With only one day to explore the city, I found this tour a wonderful way to cover a lot of ground, but at a relaxed pace. The tour guide safely led a group of sen cyclists on a route of mostly quiet back streets that got us not only to popular tourist sites but many other places of artistic or... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I recommend this tour as a way to discover a city which is not as well-known as other Italian cities. It's an easy-going and safe introduction with a very well-informed guide.

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Francesca P, Proprietario at Bike & the City, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your review! It is really rewarding for us :) We know what you mean, Milan, for everybody the capital of Fashion and Design, is not as known for Art and History as the other main Italian cities. But we and our passionate guides on bicycle are more than happy to give our contribution to unveil its... More

British Columbia, Canada
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We flew into Milan at noon and booked this tour in the afternoon in order to stay awake. This was a great way to see the highlights of Milan. Bicycling was very easy and slightly (we were pretty slow!) faster than walking. Our guide was informative. Saw parts of the city I would return to later. Gave great advice.

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Francesca P, Proprietario at Bike & the City, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time for posting your review! We are so happy that you have appreciated the itinerary which, as you said, gives an overview of the city's highlights + some tips for further explorations. And regarding the pace you're right! we say that is a laid-back, easy-going bike ride! You are on holidays, aren't you? ;) thanks... More

Hingham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We were in Milan for only a short time and this was a great way for us to see the city a a knowledgable guide.Very easy ride, no hills. It was a very hot day and we had plenty of time for water breaks if we needed it, and our guide would always stop in the shade when giving us... More

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Francesca P, Proprietario at Bike & the City, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for sharing your experience! Thanks also for your patience of going around in a very hot day! Luckily as you said, Milan is very flat, not-too-big and we make a lot of stops along the way, so even if it is a hot summer day, you can enjoy visiting it by bicycle! All our best and greetings... More

Grayson, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Loved this tour! I traveled with my 18 year old son and best friend. Enjoyed all the hidden gems that Milan has to offer. Just wished we had been able to explore more of the precious side streets and see "real life". Our guide was knowledgable and friendly. Appreciated the small group size, too. Would readily take this tour again!

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Francesca P, Proprietario at Bike & the City, responded to this review

Thanks you very much for your review! We are so happy you have enjoyed the hidden treasures of our city as well as its most famous attractions. Our purpose is really to let our guests blend in the real city's atmosphere and enjoy the close-knit feel of the small group and the warm friendliness of our guides. We look forward... More

Nicosia, Cyprus
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I visited Milano many times . The tour on bike was a uniqe experiance .The guide gave us another perspective of the city . litle details about the history . Tips about current issues . I sugest to draft the tour on a map of the city.This will help re orient and return to places of specific interest. Would strongly... More

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Francesca P, Proprietario at Bike & the City, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for sharing your experience! We know exactly what you mean! Who knows and love Milan often says that most of Milan’s beauty is not visible at a first glance! So you'd better get tips by its best connoisseurs, our tour guides! And also, as you said, the saddle of the bicycle is by far, from our point... More

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