Top 15 ‘Runseeing’ Tours in Europe

For those heading to Europe for vacation this summer, we’ve put together a list of the top 15 ‘runseeing’ tours in Europe. These are runs going by the major sites in 15 of Europe’s most visited cities. Our advice: go early, to beat the crowds!

Athens ‘RunSeeing’ Tour

Athens, Greece

A 'runseeing' tour of some of the most famous sites in Athens. National Gardens, Panathenaic Stadium, Acropolis, Temple of Zeus, Filopappou Hill, First Athens Cemetery. Full tour is 6.3 miles, shorter option ~5 miles. Go early. Video excerpts!

Barcelona Major Sites

Barcelona, Spain

A 6-mile “runseeing” tour of some of Barcelona’s architectural and cultural highlights. Sagrada Familia, Eixample area, Passeig de Gracia, Modern Art Museum, the university, Arc de Triomf, and the National Theater. Wide streets and pedestrian paths.

Prague Major Sites Tour

Prague, Czech Republic

A tour of some of Prague’s major sites and attractions, most of which are near Wenceslas Square. Just nearby is Old Town Square, the city’s historic center. The longer loop adds ~5 km with a jaunt up to the famous Prague Castle. Video excerpts!

Seville ‘Runseeing’ Tour

Seville, Spain

Seville's Old Town is the one of the largest in Europe, and we explore a good bit of it in this 8 km 'runseeing' tour. We've tried to design an easy-to-follow route while hitting the highlights. Good add-on options.

Royal Route

Warsaw, Poland

An 11+ km 'runseeing' tour of the best of Warsaw. Starting from Old Town, takes in many of Warsaw's most important sites, through the Ujazdowski Castle and the Lazienki Park to end at the Palace in Wilanowa. Run one way and take tram back!

Bath ‘Runseeing’

Bath, UK

See the city’s top tourist attractions, from the namesake baths, to the historic residential “crescents,” and the stunning Royal Victoria gardens. Our ~7 km route begins and ends from Pulteney Bridge.

Bordeaux ‘Runseeing’ Tour

Bordeaux, France

A 6.7 'runseeing' tour of some of Bordeaux's historic and cultural highlights! Includes the longest 'pedestrian mall' in Europe, City Hall, Cathédrale Saint-André de Bordeaux, numerous museums, public gardens, Girondins Monument.

Porto ‘Runseeing’ Tour

Porto, Portugal

A 6-mile tour of Porto's historical highlights. It's a bit tough to follow, so use this as a guide to see some of the main sites while jogging -- walking tour map in hand! Best to go early as streets are narrow and there are crowds.