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Market of San Miguel Neighborhood tours

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Madrid: History of Tapas Walking Tour and Tasting

1. Madrid: History of Tapas Walking Tour and Tasting

Benefit from the deep knowledge of a local guide in Madrid's tapas scene with a walking tour and tasting experience. In a small group of no more than 10 people, find some secret spots with great tapas traditions in the old city. See, smell, and taste the astonishing San Miguel Market with its narrow and old-stone city streets and discover the very Spanish tradition of "going for tapas".   For more than three hundred years, Spaniards from all localities continue to enjoy this custom. It is claimed that King Alfonso X ordered that in the small restaurants of Castile, no wine be served if not accompanied by food. Another version of history claims the origin of tapas lies in the bars and taverns that began to cover glasses with pieces of bread or slices of ham to prevent flies from entering the drink.

Madrid: Local Tapas and Wine Tour with Drinks & Views

2. Madrid: Local Tapas and Wine Tour with Drinks & Views

Enjoy the true art of Tapeo in this experience in which you will discover Spanish gastronomy from bar to bar visiting different neighborhoods. The tour will start at the San Miguel square and head to La Latina, Cava Baja street, where most of the famous sites for Tapeo exist. There, taste traditional Spanish croquettes, particularly ham or even shellfish, of course, a good wine to pair. The route will continue through different bars in the center of Madrid, where you taste typical mushroom tapas or Padrón peppers. Answer the important questions, why are some hot and others not? accompanied by a beer or cider. Near the last stop, the tour arrives in the San Miguel Market, to taste the famous pintxos of Bilbao accompanied by a Txakoli glass. Afterward, walk through the Plaza Mayor and Barrio de las Letras, where famous poets and artists spent the best years of their lives. The last tasting stop is a traditional meat cheek with mashed potatoes, paired with a good wine, preferably red. Can you think of a better ending than going up to a terrace with excellent views of Madrid to enjoy a drink? (Only available on the evening tour.) Have fun and feel unique in your experience in a small group premium tour.

Madrid: Highlights & Parks Small Group Electric Bike Tour

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

Madrid is the perfect city to explore by bike. Discover its flat and magnificent historic center with emblematic sites such as the historic market - Mercado de San Miguel, Plaza Mayor, and the Royal Palace. Ride on electric bicycles so can enjoy a guided tour of the city with minimum effort. Avoid the traffic and travel through the capital city on a route on which you will discover all the details of Madrid's culture and history, thanks to the entertaining explanations of your guide. 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 King's Bridge, Casa de Campo, Madrid Río, and the impressive Retiro Park.

Madrid: Flamenco Show with Tapas and Wine Tour

4. Madrid: Flamenco Show with Tapas and Wine Tour

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: Guided Highlights Walking Tour

5. Madrid: Guided Highlights Walking Tour

Get to all that places in Madrid where the busses can’t go! Madrid is full of corridors, narrow streets, little hills with amazing views and many more secrets you will discover walking with a city expert. If you already went to the oldest neighborhood, let us show you a different side of the area in this 2.5 hour Walking Tour, full of emblematic monuments, green gardens and amazing views that will take your breath away for a moment or so, in the end you will fall in love of the Madrid we’ll show you. The city we know, the city you’ll love! Departing from the centric Puerta del Sol, our charismatic guide will tell you some of the hundreds of stories about the streets and monuments around. As well as the history, you will discover the artistic side to the city, see areas popular for nightlife, and discover modern architecture. Some of the topics and places you'll get to know in this tour are: •Puerta del Sol (the main square) and it's monuments. •Old Post office •Convento de las Carmelitas descalzas •Mercado San Miguel •Plaza de la villa •The remains of the Santa Maria de la Almudena Church •Royal Palace (View point) •Napoleon and the independence war •Sabatini Gardens •Plaza España •Cervantes and Don Quixote Monument •Templo de Debod

Best Spots of Madrid Walking Tour

6. Best Spots of Madrid Walking Tour

What about the culture of Madrid? Our local guide does the introduction for you. A major opera house of over 200 years. Surely, culture goes hand-in-hand with history? Enter – Plaza de Oriente. You will be introduced to the royalty of the city, and many more exciting landmarks. You realize you’re walking through one of Madrid’s oldest streets. Rediscover the discovered wonders of Madrid. This tour makes for a perfect gift for family or a friend.

Madrid: Downtown Walking Tour

7. Madrid: Downtown Walking Tour

Immerse yourself in the history and culture of this majestic city. Walk through the medieval streets and the majestic squares of the Old Town accompanied by your friendly local guide. The tour begins at Debód Temple and heads to Puerta del Sol square. Along the way, see the Royal Palace of Madrid and its gardens and sprawling plaza. As you explore the city, your tour guide will share with you the history of the Habsburg and Bourbons families. Pass by the Almudena Cathedral and the Plaza de la Villa in the core of medieval Madrid. Wander the winding streets around San Miguel Square, the famous San Miguel Market, Arco de Cuchilleros, and Plaza Mayor. End your tour at Plaza de Oriente.

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What people are saying about Market of San Miguel

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Laura was a terrific guide with a lot energy and helpful information during our tour. Food and drinks were great, and being in a beautiful city like Madrid made all the more enjoyable. Highly recommend.

It was an excellent sight-seeing your. The guide was showing us nice places and we had a lot of fun with the other guests of this trip. I will enjoy another tour next time in Madrid!

We did the booking at the last minute because other tour was cancelled and we were suprise in a good way. The tour was very interesting and Laura was amazing. Totally recommend!

Agustin was an amazing tour guide and so personable. He gave us great insight but also was caring, conversations flew consistently!

One of the best experiences we booked in the recent years. The guide Agustin was sooo great!