Yes, sidecar motorcycles are absolutely safe for adults and for children – our URAL sidecars comply with all the European Community safety regulations. Furthermore, they’re not fast vehicles: they are built for pleasant cruising, not for high-speed driving.
The minimum age for one of our passengers is 12 years old.
Yes, using a helmet is compulsory by law and it must always be worn – but you don’t need to buy one, BrightSide provides top class helmets of all sizes (European Community homologated). Our helmets are kept in perfect condition, cleaned and sanitized after every use. Besides, our helmets have built it communication devices that allow for a continuous, unbroken conversation whist twisting and turning the alleys and avenues of Barcelona.
Customers are responsible for their own travel insurance. BrightSide Tours operations are covered by the suitable public liability insurance policies, regardless, BrightSide Tours will take no responsibility over the risks of damage, loss, or other irregularity occurred to personal items customers decide to carry during the tour. BrightSide assumes no responsibility for any accidental physical damage occurred to the clients during the course of the tours.
Along the way we’ll do many stops, some are quicker (for explanations and photos) and other will allow us to go for an easy walk or enjoy the views. Regardless, we do not visit the interiors of the attractions. Our aim is to give you a broad and deep overview of the city whilst experiencing the authentic local lifestyle. After the tour, you will be ready to explore further on your own, and visit the interior of your favorite landmarks with the proper wealth of information to make the most of it.
It depends on the season – please refer to our useful info page for more information on the weather. Nevertheless, for the sidecar tours you should consider a little extra clothing and especially windbreaker protection during the colder months:
– Spring: bring sunglasses and come warmly dressed: jersey, pants, and a light windbreaker jacket.
– Summer: bring sunglasses and sunscreen.
– Autumn: bring sunglasses and come warmly dressed: jersey, pants, and a windbreaker jacket.
– Winter: bring sunglasses and come very warmly dressed: warm jersey, pants, warm windbreaker jacket, scarf and gloves.
100% refund for all cancellations with minimum 3 days notice. 50% refund for all cancellations with minimum 24h notice. Less than 24h notice or NO-SHOW: no refund.
Entrance tickets to visit the inside of the attractions (if specifically requested) are not refundable.
In the unlikely possibility of rain at the time of your SIDECAR, BICYCLE or WALKING TOUR you can cancel your booking (full refund), reschedule (depending on availability) or switch to a Van tour (depending on availability).
You can even check on the very same day for availability, but due to the fact that we organise private tours, the sooner you book the better.
The duration of the Tour depends on the tour you will choose and the traffic. Along the way we’ll do some stops for explanations and photos. We do not visit the interiors of the attractions. Our aim is to give you a broad and deep overview of the city whilst experiencing the authentic local lifestyle.
After the tour, you will be ready to explore further on your own. Therefore we advise you to book a tour at the beginning of your stay! We will give you a lot of tips for the rest of your stay. At the end of the tour you will know exactly where you want to spend more precious time during the rest of your holidays.
-a pick up at your accommodation/ house
-material (a safe helmet provided with a Bluetooth headset for easy communication)
-a drink and a tapa
-a very happy Tourguide
-a lot of positive attention. Don’t be surprised when people are waving at you and making pictures
If you book at least a week in advance, we will ask you to transfer the money to our Banc Account. As soon as we received your payment , you will receive a confirmation of your booking. When you book a last minute Tour you can pay at the beginning of your Tour (card or cash).
We accept bookings up to 12 hours before the tour.
The minimum age to come on a sidecartour with us is 12 years old.
All prices are exclusive of IVA (21%)
All our tours can be narrated in English and Spanish.
We can carry small animals in a specially adapted bag