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La Latina Neighborhood: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Madrid: Street Art Tour with Local Graffiti Hunter

    1. Madrid: Street Art Tour with Local Graffiti Hunter

    Explore the street art scene of Madrid on a guided tour of the multicultural neighborhoods of Lavapiés, Embajadores and La Latina. Listen to insider information from a local graffiti writer who collaborates with CALLE Lavapies, Urvanity and Muros Tabacalera street art festivals. Then, stroll through the streets of Lavapiés to see graffiti art by some of the city's urban artists. Continue down Calle Argumosa and Calle de Embajadores to look at the walls of the former tobacco factory of La Tabacalera. Learn about the different free workshops offered in photography, dance, yoga, cycling, longboarding and more. Receive an insider's guide to the street art of veteran artists at Esta es una Plaza, or up and coming new talents at Calle Sombrete.

    The Street Art Tour with Gerardo was a very enjoyable and educational experience for us! We brought our dachshund along and he was also quite happy with the tour. The walk is quite manageable for little dogs. Would definitely recommend it for anyone looking to learn more about the local culture and check out some great street art. After this tour, we started noticing a lot more of it around the city.

  • Madrid: 4-Hour Markets and Gourmet Tapas Walking Tour

    2. Madrid: 4-Hour 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 co...

    Guide (Layla) was brilliant, really informative and loads of fun. Took us to lots of great places that you probably wouldn’t see on any tourist sites

  • Highlights of Madrid: Walking Tour with Private Guide

    3. Highlights of Madrid: Walking Tour with Private Guide

    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 h...

    Ignacio gave us an absolutely wonderful tour of the city. I have been to Madrid many times before, but I was now traveling with my family. He was knowledgable, engaged and very pleasant. This tour is an absolute must when in Madrid!

  • Lonely Planet Experiences: Madrid Tapas & Wine Tasting Tour

    4. Lonely Planet Experiences: Madrid Tapas & Wine Tasting Tour

    Experience the best travel stories for yourself! Join a local expert and uncover hidden gems on this Lonely Planet Experience. Your tapas adventure begins in Plaza de la Villa, the old main square in central Madrid. After a brief introduction to the city and its tapas credentials, head towards Mercado de San Miguel, the first gourmet market in all of Spain, for the first of many food tastings. Try traditional vermouth and taste some of Spain’s most succulent olives. Enjoy a glass of wine and sample some of the best cheeses on offer in the market.  Next head to the pulsating barrio of La Latina to explore its narrow lanes and fascinating history. This neighborhood is ultra-trendy and is popular with locals for its vibrant food and drink scene. Visit a tiny restaurant off the beaten path that is well known for its traditional tapas dishes - with a fusion twist! From there, you will head...

    Various food and drinks. Spain in a nutshell! We enjoyed it. It was followed by a lot of "homework" er really appreciated. This tour we recommend.

  • Private Tour: Lookout Points & Círculo Bellas Artes

    5. Private Tour: Lookout Points & Círculo Bellas Artes

    Experience Madrid from above with a visit to three unique panoramic terraces, which you won’t find in any travel guide. Discover the contrasts between the modern side of the city and its past on the Gran Via, one of the main streets in the city. You can also enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of Madrid. At the first terrace you can enjoy a fantastic view of Plaza de España as well as a fascinating view of the Royal Palace on the other side. The second terrace offers a bird's-eye view of Plaza del Callao on the Gran Via, the Chamberí district, and the bustling north. Admire the third largest Christian dome of San Francisco El Grande Basilica in the La Latina district, where the famous El Rastro flea market is located. Here you will have the opportunity to enjoy a drink (included in the tour). You’ll finish the tour at an impressive panoramic point that clearly presents the proportions ...

  • Madrid: Market Brunch Tapas Tour

    6. 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.

  • Madrid Historical Centre & Old Town Walking Tour in French

    7. Madrid Historical Centre & Old Town Walking Tour in French

    Meet your guide at the central square of Puerta Cerrada, a symbolic and interesting departure point. After a short meet and greet with your guide you will start the tour as you stroll through the colorful streets and learn about Madrid's history. Visit the beautiful and famous Mayor Square, explore San Miguel Market and arrive later to Plaza de la Villa, the oldest square in town. Continue towards the famous square of Puerta del Sol, home of the Bear and the Tree statue. Walk through Arenal Street and arrive at the Opera House. Explore the Orient Square and the Sabatini gardens. Admire the impressive Royal Palace, the former residence of the Spanish royal family, and Almudena Cathedral. To finish, follow your guide through the narrow and medieval looking streets of La Latina district. Admire its beautiful and quiet squares, its old churches and local markets. Enjoy the traditional arch...

    Brilliant tour by our very animated guide Abdul. Fantastic English. Very clear and easy to understand as well as being extremely entertaining. Highly recommended.

  • 4-Hour Walking Tour in Madrid

    8. 4-Hour Walking Tour in Madrid

    This customized walking tour is perfect for families and for small groups. Your guide will meet you at your hotel to start the tour. You can either end the tour back at your hotel or you can choose to stay somewhere else in the city. The tour will take about four hours and will cover at least four kilometres of walking. Experience an alternative side to the city’s landmarks, monuments and historic neighborhoods. Some of the places you will visit are: Puerta de sol, Plaza mayor, San Miguel market, La Latina, Almudena Cathedral, Royal Palace, Plaza del Oriente and Debod Temple.

  • Madrid: Private Photo Shoot and Professional Images

    9. Madrid: Private Photo Shoot and Professional Images

    Experience Madrid like never before, and hire a professional bilingual photographer for an exclusive photo session at some of the cosmopolitan city’s most beautiful locations. Your personal photographer guide will create stunning images of your time in Madrid as you discover its Hapsburg charms. The documentary style photography is unobtrusive, natural and perfect for capturing special occasions, or simply as a record of the everyday moments of your vacation. With so much to see, and so much delicious food and wine at your fingertips, enjoying Madrid is easy. But set your sights higher, dress to impress, and make every memory a moment to savor Photo sessions are held in some of the most picturesque neighborhoods, including Huertas, west of the Paseo del Prado. Also known as "El Barrio de las Letras" it’s where many famous writers lived and worked. Now a traditional neighbourhood popul...

  • Madrid: Wine and Tapas Tour

    10. Madrid: Wine and Tapas Tour

    Immerse yourself in Madrid's "aperitivo" culture with this gastronomical tour. Enjoy a sample of wines from the number 1 wine-producing country in the world combined with a selection of the best of the city's tapas dishes. From white wines from Galicia and bright young reds from Madrid to sherries from Jerez, discover not only the taste but the history and production requirements for each variety. Savor dishes from off the beaten track traditional tapas restaurants, specifically chosen for their wine pairings. During the tour, feel free to ask your guide for any bar or restaurant recommendations to make the most of your time in the city.

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What people are saying about La Latina Neighborhood

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 110 reviews

The Street Art Tour with Gerardo was a very enjoyable and educational experience for us! We brought our dachshund along and he was also quite happy with the tour. The walk is quite manageable for little dogs. Would definitely recommend it for anyone looking to learn more about the local culture and check out some great street art. After this tour, we started noticing a lot more of it around the city.

Ignacio gave us an absolutely wonderful tour of the city. I have been to Madrid many times before, but I was now traveling with my family. He was knowledgable, engaged and very pleasant. This tour is an absolute must when in Madrid!

It was a very cool experience with our guide Raul. Very personable guide packed with plenty of experience. He showed us authentic tapas bars that we would never have visited otherwise. We recommend.

It was great! Very interesting way to get to know Madrid, Patricia is so nice and knowledgeable! Tnx so much

Very interesting tour with a very sympathetic guide Valerie and Philippe