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Basque by Bike Small-Group Cycle Tour in San Sebastián

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What do you get when you mash up history, art, and culture, add a sprinkling of beaches and palaces, and mix it all up with some Basque charm on two wheels? The best San Sebastián bike tour ever, that’s what! Give your brain a workout along with your legs and learn all about San Seb while riding the city’s fabulous bike trails.
  • Save time and cover more ground on a San Sebastián bike tour
  • Discover the city’s history, culture, and legends from your guide
  • Opt to rent an additional baby seat or trailer for a whole family day out
  • Visit landmarks, including the Ayuntamiento, the Kursaal, and Monte Urgull
What to Expect
Begin your tour at a central location in San Sebastián. Pop on your helmet and mount your bicycle, before heading to the bustling Gros neighborhood via the Maria Cristina bridge. Cycle along the Urumea River through the city’s varied neighborhoods, pausing to hear the history and legends associated with landmarks, such as the Kursaal building. Arrive at Zurriola Beach and cut through the lively port, before moving on to La Concha Beach. Glide along the bidegorri bike path toward Ondarreta Beach and Queen Maria Christina's palace. Continue to the end of the bay and then return inland, admiring modern art and historic buildings along the way. Conclude your tour along the Reyes Catolicos, a street brimming with pintxo bars and restaurants.
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Departure Point
Reyes Catolicos Kalea, 14, 20006 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Bike (or e-bike) and helmet
  • Rain poncho rental
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips and gratuities for your guide
  • Seats and trailers are available for an extra fee (trailers are suitable for up to 7 years of age, and seats are suitable for children from 9 months to approximately 3 or 4 years of age)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes
  • You will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people
  • New closure of site: If the secret passage between neighbourhoods is closed we will return via the path along the bay.
  • This is a child-friendly tour, but please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page or email us at info@sansebastianurbanadventures.com. Children under the weight of 22 kg or 24 kg are permitted to join this tour free of charge but they must be seated on the back of their parent/guardian's bike. There are two child seats available for use during the tour (one for 24 kg max and one for 22 kg max). Please let us know when booking that you are travelling with a small child. Children between the ages of 6 and 12 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Note that we only have one bike for kids between 120 and 135 cm (6-8 years aprox) and two for kids between 135 and 155 cm (8-12 years aprox). All child bikes and child seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis, based on booking date. Please notify us at the time of booking if you will need a child’s bike or seat so we can reserve it for you. The rest of our bikes are suitable for people taller than 150 cm. Some kids and teenagers will fit these bikes with no problem even if they are a bit shorter than this or younger than 12 years of age.
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was lucky to be the only one on this bike ride, especially given that it’s been years since I’ve been on a bike! The guide Lillian was very helpful and patient, and went at a good pace covering all of San Sebastián, along the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lilian was our guide who was very informative and made the whole tour really interesting. The trip timing was just right. The bikes are electric so even if you have not ridden for a while it makes it easy. You mostly ride on cycle path....More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great way to visit both the new and old cities of San Sebastian. The ride was super easy and the sights incredible. We had Sheranie as our guide who gave an outstanding tour on the city, the history, the food and culture....More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 13, 2019

Had a fantastic time and got to see this incredible place well. Sheranie was such a great host; her knowledge and positive vibes made this trip that good. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Shreman S
Reviewed September 7, 2019

The guide was knowledgeable about the area. For us, it was not enough history or historical sites. We went to too many beaches! We wanted to know about the old churches, etc. She knew a lot about the Basque and their history which was very...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Karen F
Fernando P, Owner at San Sebastian Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Karen, thanks for your review. We appreciate your comments and feedback on our tour. We always try to tailor our tours to the very audience we have on them, nonetheless, following a certain established route. Maybe our guide failed to get your expectations from...More

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August 18, 2019|
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Response from AnthonyW797 | Reviewed this property |
Basic ability to keep your balance - Easy going ride with the added advantage of electric to help if needed. Leisurely cruise around the safe cycle paths of SS.
July 10, 2019|
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Response from Sonnyfoodietraveler | Reviewed this property |
The tour was in English
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