Origins of Madrid, historical private tour + a drink and a tapa!


Tour Number

Activity Level



Other, Museums / Culture, City


Kid Friendly: Yes. Remember, kidsmay get easily tired with historical facts, and this is a history tour. For a milder mixed version check my other 4 hours walking tour or the fullday one

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 8



Spanish (fluent), Greek (advanced), English (fluent)

The beginning of a capital

This tour is focus for those with strong interest in historical aspects as the target will go trough the very origins of the history of Madrid in order to understand how it was founded and flourish to became the capital of the Spanish empire! Come an join this journey to the past! At the end we will have a drink and a bite so we can let some time for questions and further info for the traveler setting up what to do next!
From the Muslim fortress, to the Christian fortified Villa, from the Palace area, to the old Moreria, learning the insights of the glorious times of Mayrit.
Let's make a journey with out time machine, the past is awaiting!


From Plaza de oriente and surroundings towards la latina, lavapies and plaza Mayor.
The idea is reaching first point Plaza de Oriente
Plaza de Oriente
La Latina
Plaza Mayor
Always surprises will wait for us along the streets!
Lets discover it together.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Travellers staying within the city centre hotel pick up. Otherwise at Plaza de Oriente below the equestrian sculpture.

End location: We will end the tour somewhere in the heart of the city

Duration: 4 hours

Weather always may affect our itinerary duration will always depend on traveller


This is a walking tour

What’s Included

Private guide, drink at the end of the tour at a local traditional Bar-Tavern

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 eur - maybe you need to buy water or coffe

What’s Extra

anything not described under what's included

A Recent Review of this tour

Thanks for a well-paced, informative tour! I enjoyed the day.
Linda Cohen

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