In London, New York, Berlin, LA, Barcelona and Boston
The weather is about to cool off, so take the bike path and explore some of the world’s greatest cities on two wheels. With the increasingly popular saddle visit, The Pass Loisirs Group offers visitors a growing range of guided tours and bike rental options in cities around the world.
Here is my pick of six of the best pedal circuits:
The London Pass: Avoid the traffic jams and explore London from a different perspective with a choice of two bike tours departing from the Bike travel agency in London. The Love London Tour takes cyclists through the city’s West End theater district to Covent Garden, then via Chinatown to the shopping paradise of the Swinging Sixties mecca, Carnaby Street. Tours of the London Bicycle Tour Company are included in the London Pass.
The New York Pass: Explore bike-friendly New York City, seeing the Brooklyn Bridge, Central Park and everything in between Blazing Saddles Bike Rental & Tours. From South Street Seaport Pier 17, cycle with the Brooklyn Bridge Tour as you discover one of the city’s most iconic landmarks. Follow your guide along the East River Greenway to Battery Park and the bridge itself before returning via Chinatown. Along the way, spot landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty and the Freedom Tower at the World Trade Center. Bike rental and Blazing Saddles tours are included in the New York Pass.
The Berlin Pass: Discover the German capital like a local with a guide Berlin bike tour. History buffs can take a trip to the dark side of the city with the Third Reich & Nazi Berlin Bike Tour. The route includes the Bebelplatz (Nazi book burning site), the New Synagogue, the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, the headquarters of the Gestapo and more. Berlin bike tours are included in the Berlin Pass.
go Los Angeles: Go where sightseeing buses can’t and cycle past celebrity homes for three hours Self-Guided Bike Tour of Movie Star Homes. Travel through the most prestigious areas of downtown LA, from Bel Air and Beverly Hills to West Hollywood, and see famous landmarks such as the Sunset Strip and Rodeo Drive on two wheels. The tour includes a 4-hour hybrid bike rental. The Movie Star Homes Self-Guided Bike Tour is included with the Go Los Angeles All Inclusive Pass.
The Barcelona pass: The best of Barcelona by bike is the cool way for adventure seekers to explore this vibrant Spanish city. The Best of Barcelona Bike Tour, led by English speaking guides, takes you through hidden squares in the old town, past some of Gaudi’s ten masterpieces found in the city, including La Sagrada FamÃlia, and along the beautiful beaches of Barcelona. Barcelona Bike Tour is included with the Barcelona Pass.
Go to Boston: There’s no better way to get a feel for Boston’s unique bicycle charm than to hit the road on two wheels and take a self-guided tour around curiosities. The Go Boston Explorer Pass allows holders to rent comfortable bikes for the day to explore Boston’s winding streets and secret lanes, pedaling through six different neighborhoods and visiting historic Fenway Park baseball stadium, The North End and Boston Common. Boston bicycle rental is included in the Go Boston All Inclusive Pass.