Quickly discover the city and its main sites.
Don't feel like a long tour? This experience is especially designed for those who just want to spend little time discovering the city and still would like to see and learn as much as possible, but does not want to get an information overload neither.
What can you expect?
A whole "Madrid Experience" in a short time, the well-chosen mix of things you should have seen!
With me, not only you will learn interesting facts about the city by visiting the must-see sites. But also you will discover the food culture; a tapas tour is included at the end of the itinerary!
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 historical side 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 Madrid of the Hapsburg dynasty. Paseo el Prado, Plaza Mayor, Royal Palace, Almudena Cathedral, San Gines Church, Spanish Inquisition, Gated Square, Royal Theather, Sol, the heart of Madrid. Moreover this itinerary includes: Guinness world's oldest restaurant, Origin of tapas, Homes for Malice, The Bear and the Strawberry Tree, Plaza de la Villa, Gated Square. 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 mtrs.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Please specify your hotel or meeting point to pick you.
End location: Same place or your hotel.
Duration: 3 hours 30 min.
-The food (seasonal) at my selection of TAPAS bars! (You just pay your drink, about 1,75 euros per wine or beer cup).
-The guided visits.
-Entrances (if needed).
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 € - Wines or Drinks during the tour.
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.
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Fantastic! The combination of history, wine, architecture, food, storytelling brought Spain to life in a relatable way that was easy to understand. Pepe was enthusiastic and charming. We had a great day and will be recommending him to all our friends who visit Madrid.