People often recommend cycling around small, historic European towns as a great way to see the place and it is; you can cover more distance than on foot but can still look at the sights on the way, stopping whenever something takes your fancy. The major problem with it is that the streets can be narrow, filled with pedestrians and impatient local drivers, especially the taxis. But Valencia is one city I would definitely recommend hiring a bicycle for half or a whole day because they have created one of the best places to cycle: Turia.
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July 26, 2011
The Madrid Rio is a new urban beach, nature and recreation area on the banks of the Manzanares river, built over the old inner-ring road in the heart of the city only 1.5km from the Puerta del Sol. Take a pair of roller skates to explore this luscious park along the bicycle paths, to see various monuments from the Puerta del Rey gate to the Royal Palace and the shrine of the Virgin of El Puerto.