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Sónar by bike: enjoy Barcelona festivals

Barcelona Festivals: Sónar by bike

Enjoy Sónar by bike: Barcelona awaits you!

The summer of Barcelona comes with many new features, June 15-16-17 is time for Sónar! After Primavera Sound the city is ready for another great Music Festival. As always, the best way to enjoy this event is to rent a bike with Ride or Die. No queues, no metro and bus schedules, no stress. Sónar by bike is the Festival of the year!

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Barcelona beaches tour by Ride or Die

Discover Barcelona beaches with the guide of Ride or Die

Some tips for tourists about Barcelona beaches

Summer is coming and it’s time for Barcelona beaches! In this article we’ll highlight our guided tour stops. If you’re new in town and you want to enjoy the weather in the best way, Ride or Die is the solution! Hire a bike in our Gotic or Born shop and discover Barcelona beaches.

The route we’re proposing you will take you from the Colón to the Fòrum Center. You’ll ride along more than 6 km of coastline! This amazing tour will end with a swim in your favourite beach. The duration is of 3 hours more or less.

Barceloneta

The first stop is the most famous one: Barceloneta. This is known as the old fishers quarter. The atmosphere is unique and the place keeps its old origins. It’s full of fish bars and restaurants, it’s a must to stop in one of them when you’re here! During the years is becoming more turistic but the houses and the smells will drive you back to the past.

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Port Olimpic

Our guide will take you until the Port Olimpic. This area was build for the Olimpic Games of 1992. You’ll admire the two towers and the “golden fish” of Frank Gehry. You’ll find a lot of bars and cool restaurants close to the sea. It’s a perfect place for a relaxed launch.

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Nova Icaría

Probably the best of Barcelona beaches. Water is clean and it’s not so crowded as the more centric beaches. The best place where take a swim before come back to Ride or Die shops.

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Marbella

A nice beach surrounded by nature. The bike lane will permit you to ride along the seaside without problems. If you want to dedicate sometime to yourself this is the best path! Close to the beach it’s located Poblenou quarter, with its street art and nice restaurants. This area of Barcelona it’s really worth!

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Fòrum

The last stop of our tour is Fòrum. This place is famous because hosts concerts and events all the year. You could admire the view and Barceloneta W Hotel and the new buildings of Diagonal Mar.

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So, what are you waiting for? Hire a bike with us and discover Barcelona beaches!

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Barcelona’s free museums: all you need to know

Art and culture: Barcelona’s free museums

Barcelona’s free museums, a different weekend

If you love exhibitions and museums, Barcelona is absolutely the city for you. Why? Because almos every weekend there are plenty of museums for free! In this article we’ll underline the most important ones. What about hiring a bike and enjoying the day surrounded by art and culture? If you like the idea, discover Barcelona’s free museums with Ride or Die!

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Primavera Sound by bike: a different way to enjoy the Festival

Barcelona’s Music Festivals 2017: Primavera Sound by bike

Primavera Sound by bike: the best solution for electronic music lovers!

From 29th to 4th of June, Barcelona will host one of the most important Festivals of electronic music. We’re talking about the Primavera Sound! What about hiring a bike with us? It’s the best way to enjoy the festival. You’ll escape queues with metro or bus, and you could come back home at the time that suites you best! Here some tips to enjoy Primavera Sound by bike. Choose Ride or Die, the best bike rental of Barcelona!

How to book a bike parking

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Some useful tips about bikes:

Bike rack

Located at the access to the Parc del Fòrum site. Free service with surveillance and technical assistance for small reparations. Users must bring their own locks.

Timetable

Wednesday 31st May from 17:00 to 00:00 h
Thursday 1st June from 18:00 to 06:00 h
Friday 2nd June from 18:00 to 06:00 h
Saturday 3rd June from 18:00 to 06:00 h

Everyone in town knows that enjoying the Primavera Sound by bike is the best solution! Leave at home stress and anxiety, choose Ride or Die and let us work for you!

Line up

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Monday 29th May: Jeremy Jay · The Wave Pictures

Tuesday 30th May: Cigarettes After Sex · Les Sueques · Let´s Eat Grandma

Wednesday 31st May: 7 Notas 7 Colores · Anímic · Elmini · Formation · Gordi · Kate Tempest · Local Natives · Marc Piñol · No Zu · Retirada! · Saint Etienne · The Wedding Present

Thursday 1st June: The Afghan Whigs · Alexandra Savior · Annette Peacock · Aphex Twin · Aries · Aurora Halal · BADBADNOTGOOD · Ben UFO · Bicep · The Black Angels · Bon Iver · Broken Social Scene · Converge · Cymbals Eat Guitars · The Damned · Death Grips · Discos Paradiso Crew · Elza Soares · Fatima Yamaha · Glass Animals · Gojira · Henrik Schwarz · Joy Orbison · Julia Jacklin · Kate Tempest · Kevin Morby · King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard · Kokoshca · Lord Of The Isles · Matrixxman · Miguel · Mishima · The Molochs · Moscoman live band · Nikki Lane · No Zu · Nots · Pearson Sound · Pender Street Steppers · Pinegrove · Romare · S U R V I V E · Skinny Puppy · Slayer · Solange · Soledad Vélez · Dj Tennis · This Is Not This Heat · Triángulo de Amor Bizarro · Tycho · Vox Low · Youandewan · The Zombies perform “Odessey & Oracle”. 50th Anniversary

Friday 2nd June: Abdulla Rashim · About Leaving · Âme live · Autarkic · Avalon Emerson · Belako · Berri Txarrak · Conttra · Descendents · Dixon · Flying Lotus · Frank Ocean · Front 242 · Grandaddy · The Growlers · HVOB · InnerCut · Iosonouncane · It´s Not Not · Kepa Junkera & Los Hermanos Cubero · King Sunny Adé · KiNK · Kornél Kovács · Mac DeMarco · The Magnetic Fields · The Make-Up · Màquina Total · Marie Davidson · Melange · Michael Mayer · Mitski · Noga Erez · Operators · Phurpa · Polar Inertia · Priests · Rebuig · Run The Jewels · Sampha · Shelby Grey · Shellac · Sinkane · Sleaford Mods · Slim Cessna’s Auto Club · Swans · Talaboman · Tuff City Kids · Vaadat Charigim · Wand · William Tyler · Whitney · The xx

Saturday 3rd June: !!! (Chk Chk Chk) · Against Me! · Agorazein · Alex Cameron · Angel Olsen · Arcade Fire · CLUBZ · Dj Coco · Dave P. · Don´t Dj · Dj Dustin · El Petit De Cal Eril · Ferenc · Gas · Grace Jones · Hamilton Leithauser · Her Little Donkey · Huerco S. · Japandroids · Jardín de la Croix · JMII · Joey Purp · John Talabot Disco Set · Julie Doiron · Junun featuring Shye Ben Tzur & The Rajasthan Express · Kelly Lee Owens · Khidja · King Krule · Lady Wray · Lauer · Lvl Up · Les Cruet · The Magnetic Fields · Mannequin Pussy · Metronomy · Museless · Pedro Vian · Playback Maracas · Pond · Preoccupations · Recondite · Rosalía & Raül Refree “Los Ángeles” · Royal Trux · Salfumán · Sau Poler · Seu Jorge plays The Life Aquatic. A Tribute to David Bowie · Skepta · Sleep · Sorry Kate · Swet Shop Boys · Teenage Fanclub · Van Morrison · Vladimir Ivkovic · Weval · Weyes Blood · The Wheels · Wild Beasts · Young Marco

Sunday 4th June: !!! (Chk Chk Chk) · Alien Tango · Barbott · Dave P. · Japandroids · Julie Doiron · Lvl Up · The Make-Up · Mannequin Pussy · Maresme · Marta Delmont · Medalla · Muñeco · Murdoc · The Mystery Lights · Ocellot · Odina · PAVVLA · Shellac · Sleaford Mods · The Waterparties

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Barcelona by bike: looking for Street Art

Discover Barcelona by bike: some urban areas you’ve never been.

If you like Street Art, the best way to enjoy it is visiting Barcelona by bike.

Tired of La Rambla, la Catedral y Barceloneta? Do you need to discover more unknown places? Ride or Die is here to propose you some innovative paths. Living Barcelona by bike is the best way to taste its authentic soul! Try and you won’t regret it!

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Tapas tour by bike: Ride or Die is here to guide you!

Food lover? What about a tapas tour by bike?

Tapas tour by bike: a different way to discover the city.

If you’re a lover of spanish food, a tapas tour by bike is what you need! So, hire a bike with us and discover the best places in Barcelona. Ride or Die staff will guide you in order to find the most authentic bars of the city.

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Attention! Amazing Barcelona bike tours: RoD proposals.

Ride or Die presents its choice of Barcelona bike tours.

If you like Barcelona bike tours, our shop is the best place to book!

Do you want to enjoy the city in a different way? Maybe discover its history with the help of a guide? Do you need to calm down your worries? Hence Ride or Die is the right place to book one of Barcelona bike tours! We have several options for different styles: from the street art tour to the tapas route. Just call us and tell us your tastes!

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Barcelona’s parks: which are the best ones to go by bike?

Barcelona’s parks by bike with Ride or Die!

Barcelona’s parks are many and all precious. Here some tips for tourists who love bikes.

Is there a better way to enjoy a sunny day than to rent a bike and lie in a green area? Barcelona’s parks are ideal for strolling. Today we will create a list of the best possibilities.

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Secret corners of Barcelona: find’em with the bike!

Look for the secret corners of Barcelona. Follow Ride or Die guide.

Secret corners of Barcelona: some tips to explore the city.

Are you a curious person and do you like living a city from all the perspectives? If yes, you’ll wonder which are the secret corners of Barcelona. In Ride or Die we are here to help you! So, take a look at this list.

Sant Felip Neri Square

Secret corners of Barcelona

Ride your bike and discover this beautiful corner of the Barrio Gotico. We speak of a silent place, a place of memories. On the facade of the church can still be seen the holes. This ones were caused by the aerial bombing of 1938. The attack killed 42 refugees hiding in the convent. Today the signs are still evident. The idea is to keep the memory of the tragedy alive.

Plaza del Rei

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A magical corner. Here present and past join in an unique atmosphere. You’ll find the archaeological site of the Roman period. It’s a must if you want to venture into the soul of the ancient city.

House Vicens

Secret corners of Barcelona

Among the works of Gaudí, this is surely one of the most unknown. Maybe because it is not located in the heart of Barcelona. It’s also close to the public. It is a building full of imagination with oriental touches. Contemplate its façade is a delight. One of the secret corners of Barcelona that remains protected from tourism.

Temple of Augustus

Secret corners of Barcelona

Behind the Plaza Sant Jaume, there is a little corner that leads to the ancient Rome. This is the medieval courtyard of Calle Paradís, number 10. Here you will find four columns that had been part of the Temple of Augustus. They are more than 2000 years old and 9 meters high.

Anti-aircraft shelters

Secret corners of Barcelona

Today, some anti-aircraft shelters made during the civil war of 1936 are open to the public. The bombings forced to perform authentic works in the subsoil. Examples are the Refugio de la Plaza del Diamante and “Refugio 307” (Calle Nou de la Rambla), 169. Here you can make a visit by booking online.

Urban works of art

Secret corners of Barcelona

One of the funniest ways to discover the city and its urban art is to rent a bike. Choose Ride or Die to adventure in the secret corners of Barcelona and you will not regret it!

 

 

 

 

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Tips on bike routes in Barcelona: the center

The best bike routes in Barcelona according to Ride or Die.

If you are a lover of bike routes in Barcelona, ​​our choice will enchant you.

Do you like travelling and visiting new cities? Are you a sport lover? Do you enjoy spending time outdoors? These tips on bike routes in Barcelona are what you need for an unforgettable stay in the Capital of Catalonia.

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