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Across Madrid Cultural Tours

Calle Campomanes 8, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 652 57 64 23
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Very well-informed tour

We had a tour of the Spanish Civil War sites with Tristan, we found it so interesting and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Asher P
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Phenomenal tour of the Prado!

Almu was a fantastic as our tour guide of the Prado Museum! She accomplished the amazing feat of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
S P
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Walking tours of the Prado, Sorolla, Lazaro Galdiano and Archaeological Museums, Madrid in the Spanish Civil War, Food and Culture, Introduction to Madrid, and Medieval Toledo. We offer 12 history and interactive walks and museum visits specifically designed for children and families. Tours led in English, Spanish or Italian by a qualified art historian. Come walk with us!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Calle Campomanes 8, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a tour of the Spanish Civil War sites with Tristan, we found it so interesting and informative, and visited places we would never have got to otherwise. The tour is expensive but well worth it for the depth of knowledge and background detail,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Almu was a fantastic as our tour guide of the Prado Museum! She accomplished the amazing feat of engaging our four kids (ages 11, 13, 16, 18) throughout the entire tour! Having her guidance made our visit incredible! I highly recommend her!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Prado is full of the most amazing art, but without Almuneda's amazing tour it would have been quite impenetrable. Pablo, Almuneda's colleague gave us the most inspired tour, picking out the highlights so we had a real sense of the history of Spain and...More

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AMadrid14, Owner at Across Madrid Cultural Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear laurabsbelge, Thank you for sharing your recommendation of our Prado Museum tour with other travellers. We love to read that your teenagers enjoyed seeing and understanding the collection with our assistant Pablo. Many thanks for choosing us, and we hope to see you back...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly recommend Almu’s tour of the Prado. She kept both our kids (11 and 4) completely engaged with a treasure hunt to spot details from pictures. It was a great way to see some of the highlights of the Prado with children and we all...More

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AMadrid14, Owner at Across Madrid Cultural Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear TripAdvisor Member, Thank you very much for your glowing review! It is highly rewarding for us to read that you found our Prado for Children tour a great experience for everyone in the family. It was our pleasure to ensure that your visit to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had two amazing days with Across Madrid, finding out so much about the Spanish Civil War and particularly about the International Brigade. My late father-in-law fought with the international brigade but never ever spoke of it. Prior to our visit Almudena was able to...More

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AMadrid14, Owner at Across Madrid Cultural Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Margo L, Many thanks for your glowing review on our Spanish Civil War and Jarama Battlefield tours. We are committed to historical memory of the Spanish Republic and we salute the antifacist heroes and heroines in the International Brigades, so it was our duty...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Two of us wanted a private tour of the museum and chose Almu based on the reviews. What a wonderful choice. She has a Ph.D. in art history and made the art come alive for us. Three + hours flew by so quickly. She discussed...More

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AMadrid14, Owner at Across Madrid Cultural Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear sugglace, Thank you for sharing your feedback on our Prado Museum tour and for recommending our work. We are delighted that we brought the Prado collection to life for you- this is our mission as educators. The Prado is one of the top museums...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wish we could bring Almu along with us to every museum we visit! She kept the kids engaged and really brought the art to life with her stories and explanations. She gave us all the historical and social context to fully appreciate the artwork....More

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AMadrid14, Owner at Across Madrid Cultural Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Geofamilytravel, We are delighted that our Prado for Children tour was such a success with your family. Our mission is precisely to engage children and to plant a seed that should grow in future visits to other museums and galleries with the knowledge gained...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful tour with Tristan, who told marvelous stories about the art and kept our very active boys, ages 7 & 10, engaged for 3 hours! As Tristan said, it was a truly a family tour and we parents learned a great deal...More

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AMadrid14, Owner at Across Madrid Cultural Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear sanderson, We love to read that your tour of the Prado with Tristan was so positive for everyone in your family. We designed our Prado for Children tour to include everyone, and to encourage children to read paintings and apply the knowledge they acquire...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family recently visited the Prado with Almu as our guide. We had a wonderful time and learned so much. Our children, 5 and 7 years old, were engaged and happy the entire tour. Almu’s passion for art history, amazing knowledge, and kind personality made...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are a family of 5 with 3 teenagers. We took a walking tour of Madrid with Pablo. He was an absolute pleasure replete with stores of information about the history of Madrid and Spain. He answered all our questions, made excellent recommendations and helped...More

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canadakate_11
July 11, 2018|
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Response from AMadrid14 | Property representative |
Dear canadakate_11, Which tour would you like to take? Please contact us through our website- just google AcrossMadrid and you will find us. We look forward to hearing from you and we appreciate an early booking since we... More
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Albert A
July 2, 2018|
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Hi! Yes, we can certainly do the Prado for Children tour with a 5 year old! I adapt the content and the vocabulary depending on the age of the child, and it works really well- you will be surprised how much a 5-year old will... More
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canadakate_11
June 8, 2018|
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Response from AMadrid14 | Property representative |
Dear canadakate_11, Our Spanish Civil War lasts around 4 hours. It would cost 60 euros per senior if there are only 2 of you. Please consider that other companies (including some that plagiarised our work!) are charging... More
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