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Historical Centre & Old Town Walking Tour

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    What to Expect

    Tour will always be PRIVATE. 
    • Learn about Madrid and its history. Discover how Madrid has come to be the only European Capital ever founded by the arabs.
    • Visit the most emblematic attractions in town: Mayor Square, San Miguel Market, Puerta del Sol, the Opera House, the Royal Palace or the Cathedral
    • Explore the old town and its tiny and narrow medieval looking streets. Get to know Habsburgs' Madrid
    • Find secrets gardens, old remains of demolished churches or hidden and unexpected museums
    • Visit La Latina neighbourhood, a beautiful and quiet part of the Old Town, missed by the most of regular walking tours


    Meet your guide at the

    central square of Puerta Cerrada, a symbolic and interesting departure place that was once in 12th century the limit of the city.

    Start the tour walking through the colorful streets and learn about Madrid's history.

    Visit the beautiful and famous Mayor Square, get to explore San Miguel Market and arrive later to Plaza de la Villa, the oldest square in town.

    Continue towards the famous square of

    Puerta del Sol, home of "

    the Bear and the Tree" statue. Walk through Arenal Street and arrive to the

    Opera House. Explore later the

    Orient Square and the

    Sabatini gardens. Admire the impressive

    Royal Palace - former residence of the spanish royal family- and

    Almudena Cathedral.

    To finish, follow your guide through the narrow and medieval looking streets of La Latina district. Admire its beautiful and quiet squares, its old churches and local markets. Enjoy the traditional architecture and learn the origins of its name, why this area was once the heart of the city and where the Patron Saint of Madrid used to live...
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Plaza de Puerta Cerrada (close to the big cross)
    2h 30m
    • French, Spanish or English speaking guide
    • 2.5 hour walking tour
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    The three of us booked this tour and we had a private tour with Leire who was very informative, interesting, helpful and accomodating. She was even nice enough to send us some restaurant suggestions afterwards. We enjoyed the tour and learned a lot. Thank you Leire and Madrid
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    Key Details
    • Madrid Pour Vous
    • Duration: 2h 30m
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Languages Offered: English, French, Spanish
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