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April 3, 2010

See Barcelona by bike

Why Dutch people like the bike so much.. it is fast, easy and you feel the place you’re biking through. It is the nicest way to travel, at least when it is not raining. If you go to Barcelona and you want to discover this splendid city in a different perspective; don’t take the metro or the tourist bus, grab your bike!

There are different possibilities to rent a bike in Barcelona,
There are, for example, guided bike tours, there are several bike rental organisations in Barcelona who offer these guided bike tours. For example; The classic tour is showing you the old town and modern Barcelona, The night tour is showing you Barcelona by night. The Gaudi tour shows you all the great impressive buildings build by Antoni Gaudi which are scattered all over Barcelona, there are also shopping and football tours and tours around Barcelona, for example to the Montserrat or Girona.

But, you like to go by yourself and draw up your own route? There are possibilities to rent a bike for a couple of days or hours. The costs are depending on the organisation but it will be around €80,- for a week and €25,- for the first day, extra days will cost about €20,- extra, and the bike will be delivered at your apartment. Hostelscenter can organise this for you, and give you a free map with the basics for your own route!

If you are in Barcelona, you will probably notice the red and white bicing stations. This system is not for tourists, you can only get a card if you live in Barcelona.

About Barcelona
Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain, It is located on the Mediterranean coast, with one of Europe’s principal ports, and its airport is the second largest in Spain. Founded as a Roman city, Barcelona is today an important cultural centre and became a major tourist destination after the 1992 World Olimpics. Particularly renowned are architectural works of Antoni Gaudí that have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Finding Accommodation
Bcnloft.com Apartments Barcelona offers online bookings for short term holiday rentals at top locations all around the city center. You can book private rooms and small apartments for groups from €18 per person. BCN loft provides an affordable option compared to expensive hotels, hostels and B&B so that you can have a pleasant stay in Barcelona. Contact: www.bcnloft.com Email: info@bcnloft.comIf you are looking for affordable accommodation you can always contact BCNloft.com Apartments Barcelona and you will find rooms, apartments and vacation rentals in the city center next to la Rambla.

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