Guided tour

Madrid: Retiro Park Guided Tour and Tapas Tasting

4.7 / 5

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Madrid: Retiro Park Guided Tour and Tapas Tasting

From £16.07 per person

Discover the highlights of Retiro Park with an expert guide. Enjoy typical Spanish cuisine with a tapas tasting in a famous bar.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a tapas tasting in one of the most important bars in Madrid
  • Discover the famous Retiro park with an expert guide
  • Enjoy the great Crystal Palace
  • Do not miss the hundreds of places to visit in the park
  • Discover a beautiful pond and monument to Alfonso XII
Full description
Embark on a route through El Retiro's most famous sites such as the Crystal Palace and the Philip IV Gate, as well as some places that are not listed in guidebooks. Pick up insight from your knowledgeable guide along the way. El Retiro has more than 19,000 trees of 167 different species, a lake, and a variety of different sculptures, important buildings, and gardens that make the park one of the most famous in the world and one of the main attractions in Madrid. Then, enjoy a tapas tasting in one of the most important restaurants in Madrid. You will have the opportunity to taste several tapas typical of Spanish cuisine. Spain is internationally renowned for its gastronomy and is proud of its rich culture and culinary history. Discover the traditional tapas of Spain and experience Madrid's unique food culture like a local.
Includes
  • Tapas tasting in one of the most important bars in Madrid
  • Bilingual professional guide
  • Walking tour through the Retiro Park
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food or beverages not mentioned above
  • Tips (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Puerta de la Independencia of Retiro Park, in Plaza de la Independencia.

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Important information

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  •  At the end of the tour, you will go on your own to a bar to sample tapas. The bar is called CASA CIRIACO and is located at Calle Mayor 84.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 6 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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Excellent experience thanks to David. Very interesting explanations in addition to being a pleasant company during the journey. On the other hand, to say that the visit to Casa Ciriaco did not live up to the expected quality. We did not doubt that once it was an emblematic place of Madrid but they served us an assortment of tapas that were clearly kitchen scraps ... it is true that the price of the visit was adjusted, but you can serve less quantity and quality, or replace the covers included with explanations of the place and then give the option to consume what the customer wants, paying it.

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10 October 2019

The guide was polite and prepared, We waited 30 minutes outside the location where the tapas tasting was set is not worth it !!

17 November 2019

Nice place for recreation.

6 November 2019

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