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Madrid: City Walking Tour & Royal Palace Skip-the-Line Tour

1. Madrid: City Walking Tour & Royal Palace Skip-the-Line Tour

Explore the highlights of Madrid's Old Town on a city tour with a guide, including skip-the-line entry to the Royal Palace with a tour. Stop by beautiful squares like Plaza de la Villa and Plaza de Oriente as you learn about their history. Finish with a guided tour of the impressive Royal Palace. Start the tour at Calle Mayor, a bustling central street in the Old Town. Cross the Plaza Mayor and see its statue of Felipe III. Next, head to the San Miguel market and browse its stalls of authentic Spanish cuisine. Continue to the Plaza de la Villa, one of the most well-preserved historic squares in the city. Learn about its history as the former site of the Madrid Town Hall. Make your way to the Plaza de Oriente, which leads to the Royal Palace. From there, enjoy skip-the-line entry to the palace and take a guided tour of the largest royal residence in Europe. See its courtyards, art collections, and 18th-century architecture up close.

Madrid: Royal Palace Entry Ticket and Small Group Tour

2. Madrid: Royal Palace Entry Ticket and Small Group Tour

Enjoy with our official guides a wonderful Walking Tour to the Royal Palace with the freedom offered by the tour with our radio system. Don't wait and skip the line at the Royal Palace through preferential access with us. You will know the history of this great palace. twice as big as Buckingham Palace? . It is an essential place to visit during your stay in Madrid, you will get to know its architectural style of Italian baroque, its halls, the parade ground. Today it is used by the Spanish Royal House to celebrate the most important receptions. Learn about the hearings, dinners and signing of agreements held over the years. Stroll through the Plaza de la Armería. Marvel at the beautiful tapestries and elegant furnishings. Follow your guide through the Grand Staircase, Throne Room, and Banquet Hall, among others. Once your guided tour is over, don't forget to take your best photos from the Plaza de la Armería viewpoint.

Best walking tour in Madrid

3. Best walking tour in Madrid

A guided walking tour into: Templo de Debod The debod temple, a jewel of the Nile brought to Madrid stone to stone to rebuild in Europe a complete Egyptian Temple saved from the Aswan Damm construction. It's more than 2.220 years old and was consecrated to the god Amon. Parque del Oeste The most impressive panoramic view of Madrid, from the site the city was born in IX century from debod Temple. Plaza de España The most important Square of in the west side of the city, were stands the statue tribute to Don Quixote and its writer Miguel de Cervantes. Plaza de Oriente Discover this amazing monumental and garden square, it contains the collection of 20 sculptures of the ancient kings of Spain carved in stone, flanked by the Royal Opera House and the Royal palace and at it's center the equestrian bronze sculpture of the King Philip IV, designed by Galileo Galilei and Velázquez. Catedral de la Almudena From the outside square we will describe the majestic new gothic Cathedral of Madrid and his surrounding landscape. Palacio Real de Madrid Visit the outside of Madrid Royal Palace, the official residence of Kings of Spain. Our oficial guide will explain to you the impressive historical and artistic heritage that is part of this huge palace. Calle Mayor A historical walk from old Madrid main street, through the old stone pavemented streets, squares and narrow alleys that compose the XV century quarter. Plaza de la Villa The heart of ancient Madrid is this old town square which contains the city hall " Plaza de la Villa" with it's historical buildings and the statue of Álvaro de Bazán the Grand admiral of the Spanish Armada. Mercado San Miguel Visit the San Miguel market famous worldwide for its tapas and delicatessen stores. Plaza Mayor Plaza Mayor is the main square of the old city, location of medieval tournaments, inquisition trials, and even bullfights, at it's centre a equestrian statue of Philip III of Spain, it's surrounded of restaurants and tapas bar, amongst them the oldest taverns of the world.

Walking tour of the best tapas in Madrid's markets

4. Walking tour of the best tapas in Madrid's markets

Every corner of Madrid has a story to tell and the markets that have been supplying the city for almost a century. Discover with me a true signature cuisine, gourmet products and a vast culinary culture, nowadays hidden in the renovated San Miguel and La Cebada markets in Madrid's La Latina neighbourhood. A mix of gastronomy and fun welcomes locals and visitors to enjoy good drinks, exquisite tapas and live music. We will continue the tour with a tasting of drinks and tapas, so that you can get a complete overview of the gastronomy of Spain and Madrid.

Madrid: History of Tapas Walking Tour and Tasting

5. 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: Tapas & History Food Walking Tour

6. Madrid: Tapas & History Food Walking Tour

Yes, You can take 1000 pictures all by yourself and eat where ever you want but would it be nice to learn all about the city you are visiting and all the things you are eating? Madrid is a city with a rich history and a diverse culinary culture. A tapas and history tour of Madrid provides an excellent opportunity to discover the city's most iconic dishes while learning about its history. The tour starts at the historic Plaza Mayor open 1620, where the guide takes visitors through the winding medieval streets of Madrid plus explores Madrid's food culture. Your guide will explain to you all about the wonderful tapas you'll be eating and the history of how Spain became known for Tapas. no visit to Madrid is complete without trying some of its excellent wines, including Rioja and Ribera del Duero, which pair perfectly with the city's delicious cuisine. Your guide tells you all about the rich history of Madrid going back to over a thousand years when the Moors ruled Spain. Our Tapas & History Tour is perfect for couples, families, or groups of friends who want to experience the best of Madrid in a fun and unique way. so all you need to bring is your sense of adventure and your appetite!

Madrid: Mercado and Street Food Walking Tour

7. Madrid: Mercado and Street Food Walking Tour

Madrid, the capital of Spain, is famous for its vibrant culture, architecture, and lively nightlife. But it's also home to some of the most delicious food and wine in the world. A gastronomic tour of Madrid is a must for any food lover visiting the city. The tour starts with a visit to the Mercado de San Miguel, a lively and bustling market where you can sample some of the finest Spanish foods. From fresh seafood to jamón ibérico and artisanal cheeses, there's something to suit every palate. The market is also home to many local wine bars where you can taste a range of Spanish wines. After the market, the tour heads to a traditional bodega in the heart of Madrid. Here, you'll learn about the history of winemaking in Spain and the different varieties of wine produced in the country. Next, the tour takes you to one of Madrid's most famous tapas bars. Tapas are small plates of food that are typically shared amongst friends and are a staple of Spanish cuisine. At this bar, you'll be able to try a variety of delicious tapas. The tour ends with a visit to a chocolate shop. Throughout the tour, you'll be accompanied by a knowledgeable guide who will share their expertise on Spanish food and wine. The tour is a great way to experience the local culture and cuisine of Madrid and is perfect for food lovers looking to discover something new.

Madrid: Tour of the Historic City Center

8. Madrid: Tour of the Historic City Center

Discover Madrid and its fascinating architecture on this exciting tour. Start the tour at Puerta del Sol and walk past the stunning sights such as the Church of San Ginés, the Convent of Las Descalzas Reales, the Royal Palace of Madrid, and Almudena Cathedral. Learn all about the history of Madrid as you wander through the narrow streets off the main roads. In addition to the Palace of the Councils and the Plaza de la Villa, you also see the Torre de los Lujanes and hear interesting anecdotes before you continue on to the Monastery of Corpus Christi las Carboneras and the Plaza de la Paja. Admire the old Cava Baja street, which is known for its taverns and tapas bars. The covered Market of San Miguel, Plaza Mayor, and the Literary Quarter are further highlights on the tour that provide exciting stories of the Golden Age. After the tour you can mark further attractions and quaint taverns on your map to explore later on. You can also enjoy the view from a viewing terrace at the end of the tour upon request.

Madrid: Private Guided Walking Tour

9. Madrid: Private Guided Walking Tour

Your guide will be waiting for you at the agreed time and place to start this private tour. We will know the origin of Madrid with its fortress and its walls, the Palace area and its surroundings, the Habsburg neighborhood with its impressive Plaza Mayor, the Puerta del Sol, the nerve center of the city where we can take pictures with the emblem of Madrid, the Bear and the Strawberry Tree, we will visit charming corners from the inns of the Cava de San Miguel to the famous gourmet market created in the same square. We will go down to the Fuente de Cibeles from where we will see the beginning of the Gran Vía with its elegant buildings and the Puerta de Alcalá. As it is a private tour, it can be customized as it develops. You can tell us your preferences in the comments when making the reservation.

Madrid: Guided Highlights Walking Tour

10. 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

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What people are saying about Market of San Miguel

Very friendly and engaging guide - explained Madrid history and gastronomy and really made a memorable tour for us. Word of warning the food portions were very generous so wear accommodating pants

Gloria showed us the "real" Madrid with fine Tappa's in various bars. We also received various tips for our stay in Madrid. We liked it very much. Thank you Gloria

Really enjoyed getting to see and experience new food and areas of Madrid. Gloria, our guide, did a great job explaining the history and local ways.

informative guide with good knowledge of history and able to easily handle all questions. Good pace and able to recommend additional sites to tour.

Getyourguide saved me for the trip in Madrid. Trustworthy German service.