Buenos Aires Urban Art Bike Tour
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Enjoy a guided bike ride, taking in the cultural highlights and off the beaten path neighbourhoods of Buenos Aires to discover the city's most impressive street art and understand the context with some background history and culture thrown in.
This half day bike tour of Buenos Aires will take you to the cutting edge design district and other vibrant neighbourhoods, exploring the history behind some of its most stunning displays of street art. Pedal through San Telmo's back streets, one of Buenos Aires' most historical neighbourhoods, heading towards La Boca and beginning to understand the different characters and styles through each district. Next stop will be Barracas, where you will encounter the elaborate mosaic walls in Pasaje Lanin, before marvelling at works by artists including Pol Corona, Mart, Pum Pum and Martin Ron. If time permits, you will also be able to visit the Metropolitan Design Center, a hotspot for innovation and technology.
Your final stop will be the Cooperativa Viyetes, a former gelato factory which boasts a huge symbolic mural, which you will have time to admire and learn about the meaning behind this piece of art. Head back to San Telmo to finish.
Tour lasts approx. 4 hours with around 8 stops to appreciate the art, learn to make a Fernet (Argentine cocktail) and take plenty of photos.