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Madrid: Highlights & Parks Small Group Electric Bike Tour

1. Madrid: Highlights & Parks Small Group Electric Bike Tour

Madrid is the perfect city for touring and visiting by bike. Its splendid and hospitable historic center with emblematic sites such as the historic market - Mercado de San Miguel, the Plaza Mayor, the Royal Palace. This and a sunny climate almost all year round, makes Madrid a perfect destination for travelers on wheels. Thanks to our unique and exclusive Electric bicycles you can enjoy this guided route with a minimum effort. Be amazed by the views of Plaza de Oriente, located between the Royal Palace and Teatro Real. Visit Plaza de la Armería to see the main access to the palace and the Almudena Cathedral. Visit the kings bridge, Casa de Campo, Madrid Río and the impressive Retiro Park. Avoid the traffic and travel through the capital city on a 3.5-hour route on which you will discover all the details on Madrid's culture and history, thanks to the entertaining explanations of our specialist guide.

Madrid: Private City Tour by Tuk Tuk

2. Madrid: Private City Tour by Tuk Tuk

Explore Madrid from the comfort of a Tuk Tuk on this guided city tour. Experience some of the city’s most popular sights and learn about each one from your driver and guide. Enjoy the convenience of a hotel pickup and head to the Los Jeronimos neighborhood to begin your private Madrid sightseeing tour. From here, make your way past the emblematic Retiro Park, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See the Puerta de Alcalá, Paseo del Prado, the Royal Palace, and more, making stops along the way to take in each of the attractions. At the end of your tour, your driver will take you back to your hotel. 

Madrid: Market Brunch Tapas Tour

3. Madrid: Market Brunch Tapas Tour

Dive into the rich terrain of Spanish cuisine in the country's bustling capital city. Head to a vibrant local market alongside a friendly guide who will ensure you taste only the most authentic and delicious favorites of Madrid gastronomy. Make 5 different stops and learn 3 ways to enjoy the food on offer. Get in touch with food culture and local lifestyles. Come hungry as the different dishes will add up to the equivalent of a hearty meal. And don’t forget the drinks. Every tapas dish you try will come with the ideal drink pairing so you can enjoy the full gastronomic experience.

Walking Tour Madrid and San Miguel Market

4. Walking Tour Madrid and San Miguel Market

A Private Official Tourism Guide will pick you up at the hotel or agreed meeting point, to take you to the Heart of old Madrid and tour the squares and narrow streets constituting the old Madrid. The route will finish at the famous San Miguel market, a beverage is included (soft drink or wine or beer).   Habsburg Madrid (The Austrias): This tour encompasses 16th-17th centuries Madrid, including the grand plazas and traffic arteries that the Habsburg families built to transform a quiet town into a world-class capital. In this tour, you will visit the Palacio Real (Royal Palace), CalleMayor (Mayor Street), Palacio de Abrantes (Abrantes Palace), Palacio de Uceda (Uceda Palace), San Nicolás de los Servitas Church, Mercado de San Miguel (San Miguel market), Plaza Mayor (Mayor Square), Callede Toledo (Toledo Street), Iglesia de San Isidro (San Isidro church), Colegio Imperial (Imperial school), Plaza de Cascorro (Cascorro Square), Calle de Segovia (Segovia Street), Calle de Cuchilleros (Cuchilleros Street), CalleBordadores (Bordadores Street) and Iglesia de San Ginés (San Ginés church). Being a private tour, you can decide the date and the starting time. This tour will run for 2 and a half hours. Please contact the operators with your hotel or accommodation details. The meeting point and the guide details (name and telephone) will be provided after booking. This tour is available in Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Japanese.

Madrid: Morning Markets and Gourmet Tapas Walking Tour

5. Madrid: Morning Markets and Gourmet Tapas Walking Tour

Your Madrid gourmet tapas adventure begins in front of the Opera House, in the oldest part of the city. After setting the scene, your expert local guide will lead you towards one of the most famous chocolaterias in town to enjoy a deliciously sweet breakfast of hot chocolate and churros! Afterwards, take a stroll around the city center, as your guide shows you some key landmarks and regales you with historic tales about the Spanish monarchy and the people of Madrid over the centuries.  Your second stop will be the first ever gourmet tapas market in Spain, Mercado de San Miguel, built in 1916. Taste a few different tapas dishes as you hear about Spanish culinary culture, food traditions and the introduction of gourmet markets to the foodie shopping scene.  Next, head to Madrid’s only remaining cluster convent to buy homemade sweets, a proud tradition of Spain. After your visit to the convent, make your way to the neighbourhood of La Latina to discover hidden historical corners and heritage inns from the 18th century. The third stop will be the local grocery market of La Latina. After the tasting, walk through the biggest flea market in Spain, El Rastro. Your guide will give you the lowdown on this popular market. Next on the foodie agenda is the multi-cultural Lavapies neighborhood, home to the original born-and-raised Madrileños, a common name for the people of Madrid. This area has now transformed into an exciting and tasty fusion of world cultures. African restaurants rub shoulders with Asian shops and Indian cafés. Along the way, explore an old Inquisition prison and discover its stories.  Your gourmet tapas tour of Madrid will end in Barrio de las letras, a very bohemian and chic neighborhood in the heart of Madrid. Make a stop at the market in Anton Martin where you will enjoy a tasting of organic olive oil and wine. Spain is the orchard of Europe and its wine and olive oil industries are among the largest in the world. The agriculture is moving more towards organic production now, respecting the land and promoting high-quality products. This tasting will help you better understand this organic revolution. After the tasting, you’ll dig into dishes of delicious gourmet tapas paired with a glass of Spanish wine.

Madrid: Private Food Tasting & Markets Tour

6. Madrid: Private Food Tasting & Markets Tour

The way Spanish people eat is known to be very different from the rest of the world : breakfast in the morning, break around 11 am for a quick tapas, lunch at 2:30 pm… Join our food adventure in order to learn more about it and finally truly live it. Between Chamberi and Chuecas areas you would be able to feel an atmosphere, learn about the culture of the country, and try the food that all real ‘’madrileno’’ is used to have on a daily bases. You will see ! This part of Madrid concentrates most of the pleasures the city offers: old mansions, trendy art galleries, fashion shops and of course a huge range of food shops. During this tour, you will discover some typical shops along the street, try specialties from Madrid or more generally from Spain. But you will also have the opportunity to discover two really different markets with different identities. First of all the Mercado Barceló, where Spanish people rush every day, to find calamaries and ‘’bacalao’’ at the fishmonger stand , the famous iberico ham, and fresh vegetables from different regions. Then the San Anton market ! This market is now one of the places to be in Madrid if you want to share some tapas and a glass of wine with your family and your friends. You choose your stand : pinchos, tortilla, croquetas, ham and cured meat, pick a glass of wine, and just enjoy the moment in this great atmosphere. You are curious of the way we live in Madrid, you want to learn about the culture of the country, and improve your knowledge about the food? This tour is made for you. If you have any special request, do not hesitate, we will be happy to try to make your dreams possible. Places of interest : The Mercado Barceló The iconic gay area The Mercado San Anton Madrid tiny streets

Madrid: 4-Hour Tapas Tour with Private Guide

7. Madrid: 4-Hour Tapas Tour with Private Guide

Starting at your accommodation, you will have a run-through of Madrid´s city center, which will take you back to the city´s history so as to understand the many culinary aspects of Madrid and Spain. While stopping at four to five different locations, you will taste and visit a variety of places from old to new and get to experience traditional eateries, modern gastrobars, and taverns. From traditional farmers markets to modern tasting-markets and from old boozers and city wineries, to local family-run restaurants. You will learn to distinguish and recognize tapas, pintxos, platos, platillos and raciones. You will find out about parts of Spanish culture that the average foreign visitor in Madrid will not learn about.

Private Customizable Madrid Tour With a Local

8. Private Customizable Madrid Tour With a Local

This experience is essential to anyone who is serious about exploring the best of Madrid like a local! When you book this experience, you will be contacted within 24-hours with questions about your preferences and interests. A like-minded and vetted local host who knows the city intimately and shares your interests will be handpicked and assigned to you.  You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Based on the things that you would like to see and do a personalized itinerary will be built just for you. During the exploration, if you feel like changing direction, or if your local host believes that you'd enjoy a sight or different experience, they will suggest and discuss with you changes to the itinerary to make your visit even more enjoyable. Let your private local host show you the side Madrid that you will love!

Madrid: Local Tapas Walking Tour and Flamenco Show

9. Madrid: Local Tapas Walking Tour and Flamenco Show

Experience Madrid through its food culture on a tapas walking tour through various bars in the center of Madrid. Together with a culinary expert guide, you’ll discover authentic signature cuisine, gourmet products, and a vast amount of culinary culture, nowadays hidden in the reformed markets of San Miguel and La Cebada in the La Latina neighborhood of Madrid. Start the tour at the famous San Miguel Market, where you’ll taste the famous pintxos of Bilbao. After the San Miguel Market visit, head to La Latina and enjoy traditional Croquettes in the renowned street Cava Baja. Continue the tour through different bars in the center of Madrid, where you’ll taste delicious Spanish omelet and cod tapas, mushrooms tapas accompanied by a glass of wine or cider. After your tapas walking tour, experience another side of Spanish culture. Flamenco, declared Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 2010, is the most authentic and popular expression of Spanish culture. Enjoy an intimate flamenco show surrounded by the fantastic atmosphere of The Tablao Flamenco, a hidden treasure in the center of Madrid. Enjoy a complimentary drink during the show.

Madrid: Historical Center 2.5-Hour Guided Walking Tour

10. Madrid: Historical Center 2.5-Hour Guided Walking Tour

Learn the fascinating history of Madrid on a 2.5-hour walking tour, and travel back in time as you stroll the medieval streets of the historical city center. Marvel at the monuments of Plaza Mayor and admire the Baroque façade of Santa Cruz Palace. See the impressive Almudena Cathedral up close, and learn the curious story about the Casa de la Panaderia (Bakery House) where the city's tourist office is located. Watch the locals going about their everyday life at San Miguel Market. Learn more about the Habsburg rulers of the 16th and 17th centuries, and discover the site of the world's oldest restaurant. Explore the Bourbon history of the city and see main monuments such as the Royal Palace of Madrid and the gardens of Plaza de Oriente. Get a deeper appreciation for the history of notable characters who shaped the history of the city along the way.

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What people are saying about Community of Madrid

This was one of the best tours we’ve ever done. We booked the two hour tour and that gave us not only the opportunity to see the entire city, our driver made many stops and took the time to explain the history of Madrid. I highly recommend not only the tour, but if you can request Gabriel as your driver you won’t be disappointed. He has an awesome personality and is extremely knowledgeable. It was a very hot day and we had our water to stay hydrated … but we really appreciate him swinging his place of business and getting water for us … little things like that go a long way!

We had a wonderful and relaxing tour today! Alvaro was excellent with pointing out all the important city sites as he drove us around for 2 hours on the tuk-tuk. He has this water spritzing system that he would press throughout the tour that kept us refreshed during the hot Summer. Glad we took this tour on our first day in Madrid to see so much of the city!

Top guide Pablo! Very enthusiastic, calm and passionate guide despite his young age! Good interaction with the travelers, listens and also asks questions about other living and eating habits. Regularly makes very amusing jokes that make the hours fly by! Educational presented in a playful way, very pleasant!

Our walking tapas and tasting tour was phenomenal! Our guide was fun and personable. We were able to go to markets we might not have discovered on our own. We tasted incredible pastries, wine, cheeses, olives, ham, candy and cookies!

I only had one day to spend in Madrid and so glad that I chose this tour. Laura was an excellent guide showing both popular and some other less well known sites. I had a great day exploring this wonderful city!