Discover Madrid on two wheels with this Segway tour through the heart of the city, passing along its most famous sites. Glide past the impressive Gran Vía, see Plaza España and the beautiful Almudena Cathedral, admire the Royal Theatre, and much more!
What to Expect
This tour begins from Opera Square, just in front of the Royal Theater, and goes on to Plaza de España where we will visit the Monument to Miguel de Cervantes (spanish most popular novelist) and the popular buildings of Torre Madrid (highest in Europe from 1960/1967) and Edificio España. We will follow till Templo de Debod, an ancient Egyptian Temple which was dismantled and rebuilt here in 1960, due to the construction of the Aswan High Dam.
From there, we will visit the Sabatini`s gardens, Oriente Square, the Felipe IV stunning statue (first equestrian in the world built on two legs) the Royal Palace and the Cathedral area with the future Royal Collection Museum.
Later, we will know the history of the Church of Santiago (the beggining of the Santiago`s Pilgrim Route from Madrid) and La Villa Square, with three different buildings from three different centuries: Torre de los Lujanes, Palacio de Cisneros y Casa de la Villa. We will cross “Codo Street” to arrive to San Miguel Market one of the only ones examples of modernist architecture at same place where the old San Miguel Monastery was at the XIIIrd century.
We will continue the tour and will visit as well the Plaza Mayor, with almost 400 years of history and first place used for the Spanish Royal Family as bullring, near by, Puerta del Sol, the real city center with the popular Km0 signal & the “oso y madroño” icon; following to Alcalá Street the longest in town with good examples of the local architecture from the begging of the XIXth century.
To sum up, we will go through Arenal Street, a reference between the local people from Madrid with singular cafes, palaces (Joy Eslava an Gaviria) and churches, as San Ginés one near by San Ginés Chocolate Center the best place to eat “chocolate con churros”.
- Tour guide
- Training session prior to tour
Calle de la Escalinata, 10.
Plaza del Teatro Real
Nearest metro station: Ópera
What to Remember
All guests must be age 8 or older
Weigh between 100 and 250 pounds (40to 120 kgs).
Wear the helmet and safety vest that is provided with the tour.
Respect road signs, pedestrians, bikes and cars for a safe enjoyable ride.
Arrive 10 minutes early to check in.