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Madrid: Street Art Bike Tour

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ToursSightseeing ToursArt & MuseumsBikesMedium-risk activities

This street art bike tour experience is explained by a local graffiti artist who will show you the artwork from national & international artists who participated at Madrid's top street art festivals: CALLE Lavapiés, Pinta Malasaña and Urvanity art.

Highlights

  • Visit the featured artwork of street art festivals: CALLE Lavapiés, Pinta Malasaña & Urvanity art
  • See the most trendy & hipster neighborhoods by bike: Malasaña & Lavapiés
  • Enjoy the guidance of a local graffiti artist who belongs to Madrid's street art movement

Description

During this tour you will learn about the history of street art and the techniques that graffiti artists use while decorating the walls, mettal shutters and other elements present in the cities. Muelle (lit. Spring of a mattress) is considered as the pioneer of the graffiti movement in Madrid and you will observe a tag which is still preserved from 1989. A very young fellow who participated in the establishment of a new cultural movement in town. Once the first part of your visit is completed and the bicycle safety instructions explained, you will head towards Alonso Martinez, where the first piece created by Boa Mistura is photographed. This crew, born and raised in the outskirts of Madrid, has participated in street art projects all around the world and is considered by many as one of the most important designing agencies in the country. On your way to Malasaña, you will cross the artwork of national artists who participated in the 2017 edition of Pinta Malasaña, a street art festival which colors this trendy neighborhood during the month of April. Plaza Dos de Mayo is the center of it and 'Bolardo Voy, Bolardo vengo' a colorful display of traffic elements which will surprise you. There will also be time to visit Solar Antonio Grilo and Esto es una Plaza by bike, both local hubs created for and by the community of Lavapiés and Noviciado areas. These urban gardens full of street art were once abandoned places and now example to other communities around the globe on how to implement hybrid economy systems. This tour will show you the interventions of street artists such as El Rey de la Ruina, Cassassola, Ze Carrión, Por Favor and many more.

Includes

Bike rental Helmet & lock Madrid city map English or Spanish live guide Restroom break
Beverages

Important Information

  • This is a 3-hour medium level activity with just one uphill.

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