Explore different sides of Madrid by foot on a 3-hour walking tour with passionate local guides who work for their tips, and learn the history of the Spanish capital as you stroll through neighborhoods full of historic monuments, shops and cafés.
What to Expect
Enjoy a free 3-hour walking tour of Madrid, and experience an alternative side to the city’s landmark, monuments, and historic neighborhoods.
Departing from the central Puerta del Sol, your guide will immerse you in the energetic vibe of the city, describing what the capital was like throughout history, and how it turned to be the city that it is today.
As well as the history, you will discover the artistic side to the city, see areas popular for nightlife, and discover modern architecture. Walk through history, as you learn about the former Moorish empire, Napoleon's invasion, and the dark side of the holy Spanish inquisition.
Guides work on a tips-only basis, but they never pressure you to leave a gratuity. Feel free to tip what you can afford and what you feel the tour was worth!
- Free maps of Madrid
What's Not Included
- Entrance fees
- Food and drink
Tours meet everyday by the bear statue of Oso Y El Madrono in Puerta del Sol (Metro lines 1, 2 and 3). Look for the guides wearing the red T-shirts and holding red umbrellas, both with the MADride logo (bear's face)
What to Remember
All reservations made for less than 3 people are subject to cancellation, since the tour requires a minimum of 3 participants for it to run. Either way, the guides will do their best to help you during your stay in Madrid.