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Evening Tapas Adventure Walking Tour

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Visit the first tapas market in the country and learn all about the importance of Spanish market culture
Get an introduction to the traditions of the Spanish aperitivo with a traditional vermouth and olive tasting. Taste traditional recipes with a modern twist in a tiny gourmet tapas bar owned by two dedicated sommeliers. Discover the oldest parts of Madrid and stop at some of our favourite heritage taverns to try the house dish in each of them, including the best potato croquettes in the entire city! Stroll around the trendy neighbourhood of La Latina and soak up the historic vibes and breathtaking architecture of the old city centre too. Numbers are limited to 12 on this small-group tour, ensuring personalised attention from the guide.
  • Discover the history and culture of Madrid’s Literary Quarter and Lavapiés
  • Small-group size for personalized recommendations and intimate experience
  • Sample five traditional tapas and drinks throughout the city
  • Visit a local market for insight into traditional ingredients and recipes
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group at Plaza de la Villa and set off to explore the city’s best dining spots.
First, visit a local market and peruse the fresh produce, meats, and cheese while your guide explains traditional recipes, before sampling the fresh food yourself.
Next, visit a tavern and enjoy a glass of wine or aperitif as you taste another example of Spanish cuisine. Then, head into the town’s Literary Quarter to learn about Madrid’s resident writers throughout history, including Miguel de Cervantes, before popping into a nearby tapas bar for another morsel.
Afterward, make your way to a traditional restaurant for more helpings of Andalucian fare, along with soft drinks or wine, before exploring the historic Lavapiés neighborhood.
Wander past international eateries on your way to one of Madrid’s oldest taverns for a final tasting plate. Conclude your tour on the Puerta del Sol.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was such a great tour to get to know Madrid and find out where the locals are eating. My guide Daniela was fantastic! She was so welcoming and had so much knowledge about the history of Madrid. It was like a walking tour and...More

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CeciliaCy, Gerente at Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this wonderful review! It is great you loved so much our evening Tapas tour! We want to make sure you learn about our city and food scene in the few hours we have together! We are glad we managed to deliver a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This provided exposure to different types of Spanish cuisine, culture and history. Our tour guide Carolina was not only knowledgable and informative but also personable. I felt like she really made an effort to get to know us and was excited to expose us to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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CeciliaCy, Gerente at Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for this wonderful review! We are glad to read how much you enjoyed the entire experience and your appreciation for Carolina's work! We hope to see you again soon in another tour with Urban Adventures!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We met Andrea for our tour and she was so friendly and knowledgeable! It was my wife and I and our nephew visiting from Germany. It was the four of us for the Friday night tour and was very fun with personal attention. Andrea is...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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CeciliaCy, Gerente at Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for this wonderful review! We are so happy to read how much you enjoyed every minute on tour! Our evening tapas tour is a great experience in your first day in Madrid. We want you to learn, discover and experience the local food...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It doesn’t get better than this. Combine historical knowledge along with an expertise in food and wine and a hand on the pulse of her city, Andrea is generous with her time and her information. I would do this tour again with her in a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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CeciliaCy, Manager at Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow! Thank you! It is so rewarding to read this feedback! It is great to see how much you loved all the inclusions on the tour and our team’s knowledge & passion! Thank you for your words! Regards from Andrea and the rest of the...More

Reviewed 2 July 2019 via mobile

Hands down, our favourite tour. We cannot speak highly enough of our guide, Carolina, who was so passionate, well spoken and so much fun! Her knowledge of the region and foods combined with her contagious excitement for them made this tour a truely incredible evening....More

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CeciliaCy, Gerente at Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2019

Thank you SO MUCH for this amazing review! It is so great to read how much you enjoyed the tour and the time with Carolina! We are happy to read you recommend our tour to everyone coming over to Madrid! Regards from the entire team...More

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Yes there are. They had a non-alcoholic sangria that was very good.
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