• Discover Barcelona

      • A rickshaw tour is an original, relaxing and fun way to discover Barcelona. Further more It’s completely ecological.

      • Hop on and off

      • Make as many stops during the tour as you like, to see the sights and take photos of Barcelona.

      • Electrically assisted

      • Our electrically assisted rickshaws have a long range and are powered with 100% renewable energy.

      • Custom tours

      • All our tours are private which makes them customizable to a high degree, so if you like to see certain sights or areas let us know and we will adapt our tour to your wishes.

      • Easy payment

      • No need to pay for your rickshaw tour in advance, reserve now and pay your driver at the end of the tour.

      • Pick-up service

      • We can provide an optional pick-up and drop-off service if you like. Please let us know when you book your tour.

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Barcelona Rickshaw Tour

Capture the essence of Barcelona during a 60 minute tour. We will take around the port to the beach of Barceloneta with its vibrant atmosphere. From there we continue along the coast to Port Olympic and head to Parc de la Ciutadella with its impressive monuments and easy going vibe. We can make stops on the way for photos and to explain the history of the city and sights.

€ 49,-

Barcelona Rickshaw Tour XL

Discover the history of the city and take in the vibrant athmosphere during our extensive 120 minute tour. Just like our Essential Rickshaw tour we will take you along the beach of Barceloneta and to Parc de la Ciutadella with its impressive monuments. Additionally we will have time to discover the old part of town or you can opt to visit Gaudi's Sagrada Familia. We can have plenty of stops along the way for photos and interesting facts.

€ 89,-

Custom Barcelona Rickshaw Tour

Do you have special wishes. would you like to see certain areas or sights in particular, Would you like to go for more or less time. Let us know by filling out the comments box in our booking form and we will tailor the tour to your wishes.

€ 49,-

Expect the unexpected

Sit back, relax and enjoy the city from the comfort of our backseat. Our drivers are also an expert guides and can give you an unique view on the history as well as the here and now of Barcelona. See the emblematic sights, discover hidden treasures and take in the atmosphere on the way. Hop on and off along the way to take pictures and explore sights while we wait for you. And If you have any questions, our drivers can answer them for you.

Special Events

Our rickshaws can add a special touch to any event you are looking to organize in Barcelona. From a wedding to a weekend getaway or a stag party, we can provide an original form of transport to make your day even more memorable. If you are interested please feel free to contact us and let us know your plans.

Apart from private use we can also provide your business with solutions. Use our rickshaws in your team-building event, to promote your service or product or to film your commercial or movie in Barcelona. Feel free to contact us if you are looking to use our service for your business.


Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or enquiries.

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Terms and Conditions


Updated on 7 October 2016


  • You can make your reservation by filling out our online form.
  • Reservations can be made up to one day in advance.
  • There is no pre-payment necessary in order to formalize your reservation.
  • When making a reservation it is important that you fill in your contact details correctly
  • In case there is any difficulty with your reservation, we will contact you and suggest you a suitable alternative.
  • All our tours are private. We do not combine different groups of people into one single tour.
  • We can't operate during rain or heavy storms. In case of adverse weather conditions at the hour of your booking we will contact you to reschedule your tour to a later hour or date.

Meeting point and Punctuality

  • Our meeting point is at Jardins de les Tres Xemeneies on Avenida Parallel.
  • You can recognize our rickshaws by their orange color and the Pura Vida Rickshaw Tour logo on the side of the cabin.
  • Your punctuality is essential for a smooth start of your rickshaw tour.
  • Your driver(s) will be waiting for you 5 minutes before the start of the tour.
  • Your driver(s) will wait a maximum of 10 minutes for you.
  • If you arrive late the waiting time will be subtracted from the total length of the tour.
  • If you can't make it in time please inform us with anticipation so we can reschedule your tour.
  • If you want to cancel the booking please contact us

General Conditions

  • Minors always need to be accompanied by at least one adult.
  • For your safety always follow de instructions of your driver.
  • The maximum cargo capacity of our rickshaws is 280 kilograms.
  • The rickshaw can only be driven by a trained professional. you are not allowed to drive the rickshaw yourself.
  • For security our rickshaws are suited with seatbelts. Please ask the driver in case you want to make use of them.

Before and during the Tour

  • If you have any special wishes make them known to your driver before the start the tour.
  • For your safety keep arms and legs inside the cabin of the rickshaw at all times
  • Always remain normal seated position when in motion.
  • If you like to make a stop and get of the rickshaw out at any point during the tour please ask your driver for permission.
  • Please be respectful of other users of the public space.
  • We only drive on bicycle paths and roads and sidewalks allocated for the use of bicycles. We do not drive on the public road.

End of the Tour and Payment

  • By default we will finish where the tour started.
  • If you like to finish at a different point please lets us know beforehand.
  • You can pay the driver for the tour upon finishing.
  • We only accept cash payments.
  • We only accept payments in euro.
  • We appreciate it if you share your opinion of Pura Vida Rickshaw Tours with other travellers.


Updated on 7 October 2016

Protection of Personal Data

In accordance with the Organic Law15/1999 on the Protection of Personal Data, we hereby inform you that:

  • Your personal information will be included in an authorised file under the responsibility of Pura Vida Rickshaw Tours, Barcelona.
  • The purpose of collecting this data is to carry out an appropriate management of the requested services. Equally this data will not be transferred to third parties, except in the cases permitted by the law.
  • Providing the requested data, through this or other means, is mandatory for the provision of this service. They are appropriate, pertinent and not excessive.
  • Not providing the requested data, may cause the impossibility of carrying out this service.
  • Likewise, you can exercise your right to access, cancel, correct and object to what established by the Organic Law 15/1999. You can do this by sending a document addressed to Pura Vida Rickshaw Tours, Carrer Lafont 19/20 Tienda 4, 08004, Barcelona or by email to info@puravida.barcelona.
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Work with us (m/f)

Periodically we are looking for new rickshaw drivers. Working as a rickshaw driver and tour guide is an off-beat active job that places you at the heartbeat of city life in Barcelona. If you are interested to work with us feel free to contact us. Minimum requirements are: Fluency in both Spanish and English and preferably more languages, Residency in Barcelona for at least 2 years, Excellent communicational skills, Affinity with bicycling, Basic mechanical knowledge and a proactive and sportive attitude. We offer work in a professional and international team of people. We offer equal opportunities. If you are interested write an email with a short motivation and resume to

Frequently asked questions

  • What is the price of a Barcelona rickshaw tour?

    A city tour of Barcelona with Pura Vida Rickshaw Tours starts from € 24,50 per person for a one hour tour.

  • How do I book a Barcelona Rickshaw tour?

    On our website you can book your rickshaw tour of Barcelona directly. You can also contact us by email or phone.

  • Can I drive the rickshaw myself?

    No, only trained profesionals can drive the rickshaw. We do not allow clients to drive the rickshaws.

  • How do I pay for the tour?

    You pay your driver at the end of the tour in cash.

  • Do you accept credit cards?

    Yes we also accept credit and debit cards. If you would like to pay with a card please let us know in advance.

  • Is my tour private?

    Yes, all our tours are private. We do not combine different parties into one group.

  • How long does a tour last?

    We offer 2 regular tours, one lasting 60 minutes and the other 120 minutes. If you like to go for a longer or shorter period of time please contact us.

  • Where does the tour start?

    We start the tour at our designated meeting point specified in your reservation mail.

  • Can you pick me up from my hotel?

    Yes, if you like we can provide a pick-up service and start the tour from your hotel or other location.

  • How many passengers can go with one rickshaw?

    We have place for 2 adult passengers per rickshaw.

  • What if it rains?

    We don't operate during heavy rain. If it does so we will contact you to reschedule your tour to another hour.

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