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Highlights of Madrid: Walking Tour with Private Guide

Product ID: 22874
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See Madrid's major sights on a leisurely walk with a local guide. You’ll learn about the city's history, from its Muslim origins to the thriving modern capital it is today. Enjoy a refreshment and tapa at the end of the tour.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
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Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Italian
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

You’ll be met by your guide at your hotel if it is located in the city center. Please let us know where you are staying.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Madrid on foot with a local guide
  • See all the major attractions of the Spanish capital
  • Enjoy tapas and refreshments at the end of your tour
  • Learn about how the city of Madrid works on the first day of your visit
Full description
On this 4-hour guided walking tour you’ll see all the important sights of Madrid. You will be accompanied by a local guide who will tell you about the city’s history and share some interesting anecdotes and legends as well. A stop for tapas and a drink at the end of the tour is included.

You’ll be met by your guide at your hotel. Your guide will then take you to the impressive and photo-worthy Templo de Debod, San Antonio de la Florida, and the lovely Jardines del Moro. You’ll also see Las Vistillas, San Francisco el Grande, La Latina, Puerta del Sol, and Plaza de la Villa, before the tour concludes. If you are hungry afterwards, your guide would be happy to recommend a restaurant, and a table can be reserved for you for lunch.

Please note: the weather may impact this walking tour, so you should be prepared for rain even though Madrid is generally not a very rainy place. Also, if you have any special requirements or would like to end the tour at a different spot, please indicate this when making your booking.
Includes
  • Guide
  • 4-hour tour
  • Tapa & drink (subject to selected option)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 22 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.9 / 5
  • Organization
    4.9 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.6 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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This tour is great for getting to know Madrid’s history in a short amount of time. We got to walk around like locals getting to know the various neighborhoods of Madrid and also got to see tourist highlights (like the palace) towards the end. Only gave it 4 stars instead of five because it felt a bit rushed and focused a bit too much on technicalities in the history, but it was still a fun and informative tour.

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April 27, 2019

Informative and fun!

Our guide Enrique is very knowledgeable , devoted and enthusiastic! He provided a very comprehensive historical insight into Madrid’s monuments and also lots of tips for great local eateries. He even treated us with nice cocktails in the Plaza Mayor! Definitely a good way to start your visit in Madrid!

September 20, 2018

A must do when in madrid.

This is the best tour I have ever taken in all my travels. Abdul was a phenomenal guide, and we bonded right away. His empathy and understanding of others made me feel right at home in Madrid. The walk through the Lava pies neighborhood with it display of contemporary culture was a highlight. To see art and hear music by young Madrilenos was inspiring. The walk through Reitro park with its birds, plants made me feel like a local. A refreshing drink by the lake ended a perfect day. Highly Highly recommended.

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July 25, 2018

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MadSnail Travel

Product ID: 22874