Madrid Like a Local: My secret places + Tapas Crawl - Private Tour


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City, Food and Wine, Local Experience, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



French (conversational), Hebrew (fluent), English (fluent), Italian (conversational), Thai (basic), Portuguese (conversational), Spanish (fluent), Tagalog (basic)

One day enjoying the city lifestyle at places only locals know about.

Spend the best time having a real Madrilenian day. Surrounded by locals, trying Spanish traditional food, some walking around the most authentic neighbourhoods, learning cool facts about the Spanish culture…sounds good, doesn't it?

What can you expect?
-This tour will give you the real/true Madrid. A mix of stories and anecdotes of the spots we walk by topped with a delicious tapa or a tasty hot chocolate with churros.
-We'll go into typical streets, markets and stores only locals go and do some walking around the day-to-day Madrid.
-You won't miss Essentials such as Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, Royal Palace and other key sites on Madrid's must-visit list.

-All my tours are private and adaptable to your needs/preferences.
-I will stay in touch previous to your tour date, exchanging ideas and making up the perfect plan for your holiday.
-I'm a local profesional guide, a Chef & wine expert & a passionate lover of Madrid. I'll make my best to immerse you in the spirit of the city.


The tour starts with a welcome presentation, an introduction of the tour's content to provide an interesting, updated point of view of the city of Madrid. We handle directly towards the fantastic 'literary neighbourhood', where greatest writers, poets and playwrights made their home, the life in Spain of the American author Ernest Hemingway, the Cervantes' House, where the world's greatest novel, Don Quixote, was written. Next, the curious spots and corners of the city center. The Inquisition and local cuisine, Scary tales of Plaza Mayor, Old Facades, Weird angels, Royal Palace, hidden truth of Gated Square, Sol: the heart of Madrid. Moreover this itinerary includes: Guinness world's oldest restaurant, Origin of tapas, Homes for the Malice, The drunk bears. The visit is completed by a stroll through the historical center, main square, anarchist Attack, Spanish Civil War, The Robin Hood of Madrid and the Jewish & Moorish Ruins. Distances to between items 150-200 mt

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Please specify your hotel or meeting point to pick you.

End location: Same place or your hotel

Duration: 4 hours 30 min.


Walking tour.

What’s Included

Food at the TAPAS bar! (You just pay your drink, about 1,5 euros per wine or beer cup).

-The guided visits, as most of the places are entrance free.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

15 € - Wines and Drinks during the tour.

What’s Extra

Drinks at tapas bars.
Extra Transportation. (if required)
Entrances of specific sites that are not included on the itinerary. (if required)


DISCLAIMER: The contents exposed during the tours are of common knowledge or else the guide's own research on the matter. Note that these contents are adapted for the general public.

A Recent Review of this tour

Pepe is a fabulous guide and a fountain of knowledge about his country. We truly enjoyed his company and knowledge and highly recommend him. When we return to Madrid, we will certainly use his services again! Thank you Pepe!
Elaine Klein

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