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Parks & Plazas Tour

Experience the “Lung of Buenos Aires” as we guide you through the open green spaces of the city.  Along the way we tour Recoleta prestigious plazas and Palermo’s trendy neighborhood & park district.  Traditional Argentine Lunch and yerba mate are also included. This Northern Buenos Aires, half-day bike tour leaves every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at 10am from Palermo & lasts approximately 5 hours (~2 hours ride time). Space is limited so reserve in advance!

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Enjoy The Palermo Parks

Rose Garden – Spaniard Monument – Botanical Garden

Welcome to the Parks District of Buenos Aires – over 60 hectares of public green space filled with beautiful gardens, lakes & plazas. Journey inside the rose garden to get a personal appreciation for the spectacular layout & breath in the thousands of roses planted in a wonderful arrangement of colors.


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Appreciate Recoleta

 Recoleta Cemetery – Metal Flower – Plaza Francia

Tour Recoleta to witness the incredible contrast of vibrant life happening alongside the eternal slumber lying inside one the most impressive cemeteries of the world. Take time to get lost inside in search of the final resting place of “beloved” Evita. Get a closer look at the wondrous metal flower on foot after learning about it’s inspiration during historically difficult times.


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Journey Through Palermo Soho

Plaza Freud – Lunch – Plaza Serrano

Pedal your way through the picturesque streets of Palermo Soho – one of the most renowned neighborhoods of Buenos Aires, known for it’s quaint streets and active nightlife. We stop for lunch to try the best empandas in the city before visiting Plaza Serrano – our last stop of the tour.


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Important Parks & Plazas Bike Tour Information

Tour Recoleta, Palermo Parks, Palermo Chico, and Palermo Soho.

10:00 am

Start Time

Tue – Thur – Sat


5 Hours


$60 USD


Parks & Plazas Tour Highlights


Recoleta Cemetery

Pay respects to Evita at her final resting place in the famous Recoleta Cemetery where she ironically resides with many of her former enemies.

Metal Flower (Flor Generica)

Take your photo next to the metal flower and learn the history behind this modern symbol of the city.

Palermo Soho

Take a ride through the trendy neighborhood of Palermo Soho and see the bars, restaurants and boutique shops that you would like to visit after your tour.

BBA Headquarters

Starting Location: Close to the Botanical Garden of Palermo. Please reserve in advance to know the exact location.

Learn More About the Parks & Plazas Bike Tour


• Bilingual guide(s)
• Bicycle – city cruisers with comfy seats and 3-gear nexus system
• Bell, basket and helmet
• Lunch – a traditional Argentine lunch at a “parrilla” food truck (pork, beef or chorizo sandwiches, and a vegetarian option)
• Filtered Water
• Yerba mate – local traditional tea
• Rain poncho & gloves – just in case!

Meet us just across from the beautiful Botanical Garden of Palermo where we begin our bike tour with a thorough orientation; introducing you to the city, your bicycle and each other. Considered the “Lungs of the City” ride past the city zoo on our way to the Rose Garden tucked in the Palermo Woods district. Stop and smell the roses as you stroll through the beautifully landscaped garden trails. *Note- Rose Garden and Botanical Garden closed on Mondays.

Directing our wheels towards Recoleta, we stop along the way visiting the Spanish Monument, Plaza Evita, the Metal Flower, the University of Buenos Aires Law School, National Library, Institute of San Martin and, of course, the famous Recoleta Cemetery.

Next, the picturesque neighborhood of Palermo awaits us as we follow the bike paths through Parque Las Heras and then stop along the way for lunch and beverages. Cycling through Palermo Soho, we see the boutique shops, lively bars and restaurants and more of what makes this neighborhood one of the fastest-growing and ‘trendiest’ neighborhoods of the city.  Our last stop of the day is in Plaza Serrano which is always full of life.

Our tour ends back at our meeting point where we recapture the day and suggest some BA must do’s. Lasting approximately 5 hours, we follow many bike trails and stop around 10 times to drink and learn about Yerba Mate, take photos, eat delicious empanadas and enjoy a fun, creative and informative tour led by expert bilingual guides.

• Although we ride at an easy and comfortable pace, we ask that you at least know how to ride a bike. Should you feel out of practice 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 – 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. Families with kids younger than 12 years of age should book a private tour (see below).

Private Tours are also available upon request with an additional charge depending on # of pax.

*Rose garden & Botanical garden not open on Mondays.

What Are Guests Saying About Their BBA Experience?

What powers us to keep growing and making our Biking Buenos Aires tours better each and every year? Well, besides our feet, its the warm reviews, social shares and love from our customers that pushes us to make BBA even better for our customers.

“I don’t usually do tours like this.. I tend to always just explore cities on my own and by foot. But I have to say, I’m so glad I decided to do a Biking Buenos Aires tour. I got to see all of the main parts of the city in one day and in style (the bikes are all the sky blue Argentinian color and have a retro vibe to them) I learned so much about the history of the city that I didn’t know about, and I met some awesome people who I’ve been hanging out with since. Our tour guides Corina and Angie were absolutely fantastic (never mind the fact that they’re both absolutely gorgeous!) Corina was our leader and history professor. She had this incredible way of telling stories of the past that painted such a vivid picture and really took you back. Angie was our protector and handywoman. She followed us, made sure traffic stopped for us (which is a hefty task here in BA), and got her hands dirty if anything happened with one of the bikes. Corina led and enlightened us and Angie kept us safe. Oh, and the included lunch was soooooo delicious. So grateful for this experience! Thanks to the whole team for being so awesome.” Audrianna T.

Los Angeles

“Biking Buenos Aires gave me the opportunity to explore the city in a different way. I have been living in Buenos Aires for almost a year now and decided to take this tour; I must say that I saw and learned things that I never did before. Our guide Brett was very knowledgeable with lots of fun facts about the city and its history. She was always aware of everyone in the tour and our safety. Even though, we spent several hours in the bike it wasn´t tiring at all, since we had many stops and the city is completely flat. This tour is an excellent option for people all ages. I highly recommended!!!” Irving P.

Buenos Aires

“My friends, my sons and I were fortunate to book a city biking tour with Biking Buenos Aires just last week. It was awesome! Comfortable, informative and a ton of fun. Angie and the crew do an upstanding job. Angie is informative, enthusiastic, and knowledgable about the fascinating city. She is emotional as she describes the ups and downs of Buenos Aires history. From the architectural feats and fails, and govermental dictatorship to periods of direct democracy, Angie is cogent and engaging. On top of this, the meal they include along the waterfront is totally delicious! We love you guys and we’ll be back for all of your tours next time.” Dan H.


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