PRIVATE MADRID CITY BIKE TOUR

Approximately 3 hours

From €55

The Goya statue at the Prado museum in Madrid, Spain
Cyclists ride through Madrid, Spain
A fountain in Madrid, Spain
People sitting at outdoor cafes in Madrid, Spain
A man cycles through a main square in Madrid, Spain

A Private Tour of Madrid

See the Spanish capital the way that you want to!  Secure a private guide to get the most out of your time in Madrid.  Our expert, local guides will lead you to the best sites and photo opportunities and fill you in on all of the relevant history so that you can better appreciate this beautiful city.

Tour Details

What’s Included
  • Experienced local guide just for your group
  • Good quality city bikes adjusted to riders specifications
  • E-bikes available for a supplement
  • Helmet (optional for those over 16)
  • A water bottle
Good to Know
  • On our private tours we welcome families with children of all ages and groups of all types, colleagues, friends, associations who wish to enjoy a bike tour in exclusivity.
  • All tours run rain or shine.

Highlights

The Cibeles Fountain in Madrid, Spain
1Cibeles Fountain
Cyclists pose for a photo in front of the Alegria Debod Temple in Madrid, Spain
2Alegria Debod Temple
A dog stands among yellow leaves in Madrid's Parque del Oeste
3Parque del Oeste
Plaza de Espana in Madrid, Spain
4Plaza de Espana
The Gran Via in Madrid, Spain
5Calle Alcalá & Gran Vía
Plaza de la Villa in Madrid, Spain
6Plaza de la Villa
Almundena Cathedral in Madrid, Spain
7Almundena Cathedral
Plaza Mayor in Madrid, Spain
8Plaza Mayor
The Goya statue at the Prado museum in Madrid, Spain
9Prado Museum
A pedestrian street in Madrid's Salamanca Quarter
10Salamanca Quarter
A woman stares at the glass ceiling in the Crystal Palace in Madrid, Spain
11Crystal Palace
The Debod Temple in Madrid, Spain
12Debod Temple
The Plaza del Dos de Mayo in the Malasana District in Madrid, Spain
13Malasana District
Colorful flowers in Plaza Oriente in Madrid, Spain
14Plaza Oriente and Opera House
The mercado San Miguel in Madrid, Spain
15Mercado de San Miguel
Retiro Park in Madrid, Spain
16Retiro Park
Puerta del Sol in Madrid, Spain
17Puerta del Sol

Meeting Point

This tour meets at our office, located at Juan Alvarez Mendizabal 19. Street level. 28008 Madrid. Metro stations: Plaza de España (lines 10 & 3) or Ventura Rodriguez (line 3)

Frequently Asked Questions

Have more questions? Check our Fat Tire Bike Tours general FAQs or get in touch.

Important Information

Where is the meeting point?

This tour departs from our office, located at Juan Alvarez Mendizabal 19. Street level. 28008 Madrid. Metro stations: Plaza de España (lines 10 & 3) or Ventura Rodriguez (line 3)

What is your cancellation policy?

We’re happy to offer free changes and 100% refund up to 24 hours before tour* Failure to cancel a reservation at least 24 hours prior to scheduled departure may result in forfeited travel funds. Fare difference may apply.

*See restrictions here

Will my bike have a basket?

All of our bikes come equipped with handlebar bags that can accommodate small personal items. We recommend bringing a backpack should you wish to bring larger items along on tour.

Will I need to wear a helmet?

Helmets are provided for all free of charge, but are only mandatory for those under 16 years of age.

What is the best day to book my tour?

This tour provides a great overview of the city, however we do discourage guests from reserving immediately after a long-haul flight. Give yourself the afternoon and evening to adjust and avoid any cancellation issues by flight delays and plan on joining us during your second day in Madrid.

What kind of bikes do you have?

We use comfortable, 9 gear city bikes. We also have pedal-assist e-bikes available for an additional €10. You can upgrade when you arrive for your tour!

How long is this tour?

The tour is about 3 hours long, and we will cover about 6-7.5 miles/9-12 kilometers.

What are the specific covid policies?

Please be prepared to wear a mask when inside our office or any other establishment. Masks are not required while riding. Our bikes and helmets are cleaned and disinfected after each use.

How should I dress?

This won’t be the Tour de France, but appropriate clothing for biking is recommended. We highly discourage wearing flip-flops. Madrid is not entirely flat, so there are some gentle up-hill climbs on the tour.

Is this a kid-friendly tour?

On our private tours we welcome families with children of all ages and groups of all types, colleagues, friends, associations who wish to enjoy a bike tour in exclusivity.
On our private tours, we make special efforts to accommodate juniors. We have children’s bikes, children’s seats for up to 5 years, max. weight 22 kg, follow-me tandem for children age 6 to 8, our children’s bikes are 24 inch wheels from 8 to 12 years.

Can I leave the tour early?

We kindly ask that once you depart with your guide, you intend on staying for the duration of the tour. The tour is about three hours long, so please plan accordingly.

Do we go inside the museums and monuments?

We unfortunately do not have time on this tour to enter any of the monuments or museums that we’ll see. Your guide will give you plenty of helpful hints to go back and dive a bit deeper into the areas of the city that interest you most following the tour.

Can I reschedule in the event of bad weather?

We intend on operating rain or shine, and we advise all guests to dress appropriately for the weather.

Is water included or can I purchase some before the tour?

One small bottle of mineral water is provided per person.

Can I store my luggage at your shop during the tour?

Of course! You are welcome to store bags in our office while on tour.

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