All you need to know about Madrid
We will walk around the old town, stopping at the most emblematic sites, but also crossing hidden streets with special charm and interesting stories.
Who lives in the Royal Palace?
Why is Puerta del Sol always so crowded?
What is the origin of tapas?
When do Spanish have lunch or dinner?
Why are local people called "gatos"?
Where can you find the best sunset in Madrid?
You will find answers on these and many other questions related to Madrid, the heart of Spain. You will not only see the most beautiful places and understand the history, but also learn about culture and habits of Madrileňos . At the end of the tour you will be able to orientate yourself in Madrid and have ideas about which other places you may visit on your next days, where you may go to eat and what to try or where you can do your shopping.
This tour is so complete, that you may feel like "gato" yourself at its end.
- Puerta del Sol
- Plaza Mayor
- Mercado de San Miguel
- Plaza de la Villa
- Puente de Segovia
- Catedral Almudena
- Palacio Real
- Gran Via
- Barrio de las Letras
- Museo del Prado
- Parque del Retiro
- Puerta de Alcala
- Plaza de Cibeles
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: Puerta del Sol, under the equestrian statue of Carlos III.
Duration: 6 hours
If it's raining, which is not very common in Madrid, the tour will be postponed for the next day.
Walking it the best way to explore Madrid!
May your hotel be outside of city centre of Madrid, I can pick you up with a modern and clean taxi. If 6 hours of walking is too much for you, we can shorten some part of it using public bus.
- Guiding Services
- Public Transportation Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 EUR - Maybe you want to buy some souvenirs
- I am not a licensed guide and will not be able to guide you inside of the historical monuments.
- I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
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Alex is an excellent tour guide. Very smart and knowledgeable. Great personality- she is energetic and funny. She had lots of fun little stories that would normally be difficult to learn as a tourist. Would highly recommend!