See the best of Buenos Aires’ architecture! Meet us in historical San Telmo (Peru 988) every Sunday where we begin our bike tour with a thorough orientation; introducing you to the city, your bicycle and each other. Many call Buenos Aires the “Paris of Latin America,” or describe it as a “French city built by Italians.” Considered one of the wealthiest nations from 1890-1930, admire the splendor of that Argentine “Golden Age” represented by its magnificent buildings and plazas on this tour. A packed lunch and yerba mate are also included!
Important Architecture Tour Information
Tour San Telmo, Puerto Madero, Microcentro, Tribunales, Congreso & San Nicholas.
Architecture Tour Highlights
Faena Hotel & University Art Gallery
Enter the old warehouse that was converted into the Faena Hotel & Universe to see the interior design work of Philippe Starck.
Teatro Colón (The Colón Opera House)
Cycle to the Teatro Colón and learn the history behind this impressive theater ranked as the third best opera house in the world by National Geographic.
Congreso Nacional (The National Congress Building)
See one of Buenos Aires’ finest neo-classical buildings that houses Argentina’s parliament.
Starting Location: Our home and headquarters Peru 988, San Telmo, Buenos Aires
Learn More About the Architecture Tour
Meet us in historical San Telmo (Peru 988) every Sunday at 11am where we begin our architecture tour of Buenos Aires on bikes with a thorough orientation; introducing you to the city, your bicycle and each other. Many call Buenos Aires the “Paris of Latin America,” or being a “French city built by Italians.” Meet the Golden Age of Buenos Aires as Argentina was considered one of the wealthiest nations from 1890-1930 and we see it represented through its buildings and plazas on this tour.
Ride with us on the quiet Sunday streets of San Telmo, Monserrat, Puerto Madero, Microcentro and Congreso seeing beautiful man-made creations like the Faena Hotel & Universe, Teatro Colón, secret houses, historic churches and lots more before ending back in our shop in San Telmo.
The tour lasts approximately 4 hours and will leave you with a better understanding of Buenos Aires’ eclectic architectural landscape.
• Although we ride at an easy and comfortable pace, we ask that you at least know how to ride a bike. Should you feel uncomfortable riding a bike, we may require you to ride a bit more beforehand, ensuring that you’re comfortable with the bike before the tour begins.
• Rain Policy- In the case of rain, it shall be assumed that the tour will be going as scheduled unless otherwise notified by Biking BA to the client. Biking BA will cancel the tour in cases of extreme weather that compromise the safety of the guests which include lightning, thunder and/or flooding. Biking BA provides rain ponchos and other measures to mitigate the weather, therefore, if the tour goes out within a two hour window of the scheduled start time and the client decides to cancel their booking they will be refunded 50% of their payment or given 100% credit to a future tour of equal or less value.
• Must be 12 years of age or older to ride.