Ideal for travelers with limited time in Madrid, this private 8-hour walking tour allows you to tick off more major Madrid attractions in less time. Alongside a personal guide, you’ll absorb the grandeur of Plaza Mayor, stroll down the bustling Gran Via boulevard, and admire the iconic clock tower in Puerta del Sol. Stop to sample ‘barquillo’ (Spanish liquor) and feast on a 3-course meal accompanied by wine and soft drinks in a popular local restaurant. Receive undivided attention from your guide on this private, fully customizable tour.
Your private tour begins at your Madrid accommodation, where you’ll greet your guide and receive an summary of the day’s itinerary. If you have any particular interests, or must-see sights, let your guide know as this tour can be customized to your requests.
As you stroll towards Puerta de Toledo and Jardin de las Visitlla, a monumental park, your guide offers a historical and cultural overview of Spain’s capital city.
Continue to Madrid’s largest central square, Plaza Mayor, reigned over by the prominent Casa de la Panaderia. Stroll along Gran Via, a bustling boulevard that pays testament to Madrid’s Art Deco heritage, and stop to sample local liquor, barquillo, at a bar.
Then, stray from the beaten path and explore neighborhoods renowned for their cultural significance: wander through La Latina, areas influenced by the Austria dynasty, and the city’s first Muslim area.
See, too, the imperial beauty of Plaza de Oriente, and stop to sample vermouth over ice, a classic Spanish thirst-quencher, before arriving at the restaurant in which you’ll enjoy a 3-course lunch inspired by local cuisine.
Rest your legs and revitalize with wine, soft drinks, and tapas as you chat with your guide and enjoy simple yet wholly satisfying food. Your tour concludes back at your Madrid accommodation.