Discover the history and culture of Madrid on this 1.5-hour tour through the literary quarter. Learn interesting facts about the Spanish Golden Age, the Madrid of the Habsburgs, and Spanish culinary culture. Get great insider tips for your stay in Madrid.
What to Expect
Visit the beautiful city of Madrid and discover new cultures, customs, and traditions. Explore the lively literary quarter of the city, the so-called Barrio de las Letras.
You will start the tour at Puerta del Sol and walk past the Spanish Parliament before exploring the narrow streets of the former neighborhood of famous writers such as Cervantes, Lope de Vega, and Quevedo. Hear about the Spanish Golden Age and the Madrid of the Habsburgs.
Along the way you will learn more about Spanish culinary culture as you stroll through the neighborhood, which is filled with numerous bars. You will also learn interesting facts and get insider tips for your stay in Madrid. The tour then ends at Plaza Mayor.
- German-speaking tour guide
Know Before You Go
The route was designed by Madrid architects so that you can discover the history and culture of the city as well as the architectural value of the buildings.