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Questions after the tour

Here you find some answers on common questions after the tour

As guides in Barcelona we often get the same questions after the tour and since you are probably not very familiar with the city yet we hope that this way we can help you better by answering the most common questions.

Where can I eat nice food close to the bicycleshop?

Here we have listed some nice restaurants a short walk from the bicycle shop.

Les Quinze Nits ---> Spanish food

A 5 minute walk from the shop, located at Placa Reial, 6, 08002

PRICE RANGE €20 – €30
 
CUISINES: Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Catalan
 
SPECIAL DIETS: Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

Rossini ---> Italian Food

A 5 minute walk from the shop, located at Placa Reial, 13, 08002

PRICE RANGE €20 – €30

CUISINES: Spanish tapas, Italian pasta and pizza, and meats

SPECIAL DIETS: Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Option

El Xampanyet ---> Tapas

A 15 minute walk from the shop, located at Carrer de Montcada, 22, 08003

PRICE RANGE €15 – €35

CUISINES: Authentic Spanish Tapas

SPECIAL DIETS: Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

Bormuth ---> Tapas

A 17- minute walk from the shop, located at Plaça Comercial, 1, 08003

PRICE RANGE €9 – €20

CUISINES: Authentic Spanish Tapas

SPECIAL DIETS: Vegetarian Friendly

La Pachuka ---> Mexican food

A 3- minute walk from the shop, located at Carrer d’en Carabassa, 19, 08002 

PRICE RANGE €8 – €25

CUISINES: Authentic Mexican food and coctails

SPECIAL DIETS: Vegetarian Friendly

How do I get to La Sagrada Familia from the bicycle shop?

Traject 20 minutes .

From the bicycle shop you walk 5 minutes to Las Ramblas, on Las Ramblas you take a left turn for 3 minutes until you see the metro sign L3 Green line. 

There you can take the green line R3 direction Trinitat Nova (single  ticket is €2,40 billete sencillo) You get off at the stop of  DIAGONAL.

There you look for the Blue line L5 direction VALL D¨HEBRON for 2 stops, get of at the stop SAGRADA FAMILIA.

See on Google maps 

How do I get to Camp Nou from the bicycle shop?

Traject 27 minutes .

From the bicycle shop you walk 5 minutes to Las Ramblas, on Las Ramblas you take a left turn for 3 minutes until you see the metro sign L3 Green line. 

There you can take the green line R3 direction Zona Universitària (single  ticket is €2,40 billete sencillo) You get off at the stop of  PALAU REIAL from there it is a 6 minute walk.

See on Google maps 

How do I get to Park Guell from the bicycle shop?

Traject 30 minutes

From the bicycle shop you walk 5 minutes to Las Ramblas, on Las Ramblas you take a left turn for 3 minutes until you see the metro sign L3 Green line.

There you can take the green line R3 direction Trinitat Nova (single  ticket is €2,40 billete sencillo) You get of at the stop of Vallcarca ( 9minutes/ 6 stops). From there on it is a 12 minute walk to the park Güell. +- 650 meters.

see the route on Google maps

How do I get to the Montjuic from the bicycle shop

There are several option to get to the Montjuic, depending on what you would like to visit on the mountain.

If you would like to visit the Olympic stadium, the Olympic swimmingpool, Joan Miro Museum or connect with the cable car towards the castle then we recommend going there by metro and Funicular. It is a fast and cheap option.

From the bicycle shop you walk 5 minutes to Las Ramblas, on Las Ramblas you take a left turn for 3 minutes until you see the metro sign L3 Green line. There you can take the green line R3 direction Zona Universitària (single  ticket is €2,40 billete sencillo) You get off at the stop of PARAL-LEL  2 stops/ 3minutes.

There you look for the sign FUNICULAR MONTJUIC, you do not have to pay extra and the same ticket is valid.

*There is also the option to take the cable car from La Barceloneta, Passeig Joan de Borbó / Plaça del Mar  Single ticket: €11.00. Return ticket: €16.50. 

 

What are some of the less known favorite spots of our guides?

MACBA square: great place to drink a local canned beer sold by the many streetvendors and watch some of the best skaters doing tricks all evening long. See on Google maps 

San Felipe Neri  Square: is a unique square in Barcelona, ​​which receives the name of the homonymous church. This one was one of Gaudi´s favorites churches. See on Google maps

El Forum: is a large urban space that hosted the Universal Forum of Cultures in 2004. This event was a celebration of cultural diversity and sustainable development that completely reformed a previously degraded area, near the Besós River.  See on Google maps

The Bunkers of El Carmel: is a viewpoint from which you can see the whole city of Barcelona (360º city view). It is located at the top of Turó de la Rovira in the Carmel neighborhood with a height of 262 meters. See on Google maps

Tibidabo park: Panoramic Area which at 500m above sea level boasts the best views of Barcelona. Also home to the oldest attraction park of Spain. See on Google maps 

Gracia neighbourhood: used to be a village, today it has been absorbed by the city. This is where locals like to go to have a drink or dinner. Only 15 minutes from the city center. See on Google maps.

 

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