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8 Fun Bike Tours to See Street Art

Just because you like having cell service and being within walking distance of a grocery store doesn’t mean you don’t want to get outdoors, right? If you’re looking to do some urban exploring and see some street art as the weather warms up in the Northern Hemisphere, here are great bicycle tours to do so.

Paris: Street Art Open-Air Museum Bike Tour, France

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This 3.5-hour bike ride will give you the opportunity to bike through central Paris and see the neighborhood ZAC Paris 13, the city’s most modern neighborhood. On the tour, you’ll be able to bike past 40-meter-long frescoes and stunning work by incredibly talented street artists. The tour costs just a little under $50 and covers the cost of bikes, guides, and a poncho in case of rain. The tour is not recommended for those with mobility issues or who are under 4’6”.

Brooklyn: Brooklyn Street Art Bike Tour, New York, United States

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This 90-minute bike tour will get you and seven other travelers up close and personal with New York City’s Street Art. Bike through Bushwick to the Navy Yard to see the collective murals and other stunning works in the area. The tour costs $48 and is operated by Brooklyn Giro Bike Tours. The tour is not recommended for pregnant travelers or those with serious medical conditions.

Valencia: Street Art Bike Tour, Spain

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With the opportunity for private or small tour groups, this Spanish Street Art experience takes you to see the works of artists such as Julieta XLF, Escif, and Arqui Costura. Escif has been called the Valencian Banksy, creating works commenting on difficult topics such as protesting and police brutality. At a little over $48, the cost of the ticket includes a rented city bike and a commemorative water bottle. The bike ride is two hours long and you’ll have a tour guide speaking in Spanish, English, French, Italian, or Portuguese.

Mexico City: Street Art Bike Tour with Snack, Mexico

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What’s better than a biking tour to see beautiful artwork? A bike tour to see beautiful artwork that also offers a snack. Learn the history of the muralist movement that took Mexico City by storm, leading to art that spilled out of the museum walls and into the streets. Take a break to taste traditional Mexican street food. TThis $42 tour is definitely worth every penny and will get you off the beaten path.

Denver: Downtown Denver Public Art Bicycle Tour, Colorado, United States

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This bike tour will take you across the city to see the works at Denver Skate Park, Commons Park, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Colorado Convention Center, and a few lesser-known locations throughout the city as well. The tour is roughly 2.5 hours and covers a distance of about 3 miles. The tour costs $5 per person and those going on the tour must provide their own helmet, food, and water. No one under the age of 10 is allowed to participate, and anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Buenos Aires: Hidden Graffiti and Urban Art Tour, Argentina

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One of the longest tours on our list, this five-hour-long, 15-kilometer tour will take you through beautiful, small neighborhoods on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, as well as more urban styles of street art. The Hidden Graffiti and Urban  Art Tour takes a look at the cultural and historical background of Buenos Aires. At $65, this tour includes bikes, helmets, rain gear, snacks, recipes, and translators. You’ll also have the opportunity to create your own piece of unique street art with a stencil street session.

Minneapolis: 2023 Minneapolis Public Art Bike Tours, Minnesota, United States

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This mellow, 13-mile bike ride takes anywhere from 2-3 hours. The ride is flat and primarily on biking trails. The tour now features new art on a new route, as well as new stops for breweries and cafes along the ride. The tour costs $30, and the company offers pay-what-you-wish opportunities if you decide to join at the last minute.

Sao Paulo: Sao Paulo Street Art and City Park Bike Tour, Brazil

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This adult-only, guided bike tour allows you to get a glimpse of Sao Paulo and live like a local for four hours. Starting in Vila Madalena, you’ll travel through Largo da Batata and Avenida Faria Lima, seeing a mix of murals, graffiti, and street art. The tour is $60 and comes with a comfortable bike and helmet, as well as a guide who will answer your questions. The tours run every day, rain or shine.

Did one of these bike tours speak to you? Tell us which one would be your top choice.

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