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    Pass By: Plaza Mayor, Calle Gerona 4, 28012 Madrid Spain

    Meet your guide at Plaza Mayor, in front of the Tourist Information Centre.

    Stop At: Barrio de Las Letras, Plaza de las Cortes, 28014 Madrid Spain

    Directly east of the ancient heart of Madrid lies the fantastic literary neighbourhood the 'Barrio de las Letras' ,where some of the greatest writers, poets and playwrights in history made their home.
    Stroll through this beautiful neighborhood of the Barrio de las Letras, while your tour guide shares with you the stories of some of history’s greatest writers - Miguel de Cervantes, Federico García Lorca and even American Ernest Hemingway. You'll also stop by the houses of great Spanish writers Cervantes, Lope de Vega and Góngora.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Paseo del Prado Paseo Del Prado, 1, Madrid Spain

    Away from the narrow, twisted medieval streets of the center, you’ll find the other side of the city. The Madrid of the Bourbon dynasty: the grandest streets and stunning ensembles of early 20th century architecture from Art Deco to Neo-Mudéjar. Calle de Alcalá and the Paseo del Prado, where you’ll find the famous institutions that make Madrid one of the most majestic cities in the world.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Palacio de Cibeles, Plaza Cibeles 1, 28014 Madrid Spain

    As you walk past the iconic Paeeo del Prado, see the Cibeles Mountain and Palace. You'll also take in some amazing views of the Golden Triangle of old masters, the Thyssen Museum and the Reina Sofía Museum.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Palacio de Santa Cruz, Plaza Provincia 1, 28012 Madrid Spain

    See the Santa Cruz Palace, now house of the Spanish Foreign Ministry, and learn about its amazing history and baroque style.

    Duration: 20 minutes
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Free walking tour with Daniel was one of the best we’ve done in Europe. We’ve done them in Rome, Paris, London, Copenhagen with various guides. There wasn’t as much walking as some. And a weird stop in the middle for food and drink which we...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank theGoodDrop
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Had a great tour with Irish Alex, as he would say it was "great craic". The tour was really informative without being too serious/boring, would highly recommend.. Ciarrai Abu!!

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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    I travelled to Madrid with my family in late June it was HOT! We we decided to take a walking tour of the city. The Majestic Madrid Tour sounded good. Our guide was a very nice young man who's last name was Gibens. He was...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank Josephine I
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We had such a great time with Lexi in Madrid. She clearly knows well about the history and culture of Madrid/Spain, but more importantly, she was great at conveying the information in such a passionate and articulate way. We had such a fun time despite...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank 148belley
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    My tour today with Fabrizio was excellent, he had a wealth of knowledge and I think I could spent another 3 hours picking his brain for more information! I was sorry to have forgotten to get cash out, but he is worth a big tip,...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank thethriftydrifter
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    criscJ7858GO
    21 July 2019|
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    Response from CatherineB003 | Reviewed this property |
    The tour was approximately 2.5-3 hours long. You walk from the Plaza Mayor to the Cathedral Santa Maria and finish at the Opera
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    1 July 2019|
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    Response from Lesly P | Reviewed this property |
    Yes , perfect English , most of them are not Spanish anyway , you have several English or Americans as well ;)
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    25 June 2019|
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    Response from Gene L | Reviewed this property |
    It was "free", but they obviously expect a tip as they is how they get paid.
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