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Across Madrid Cultural Tours

#6 of 325 Tours in Madrid
Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Walking tours of the Prado, Sorolla, Lazaro Galdiano, Thyssen and Archaeological Museums, Madrid in the Spanish Civil War, Food and Culture, Introduction to Madrid, and Medieval Toledo. We offer 15 history and interactive walks and museum visits...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Calle Campomanes 8, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 652 57 64 23
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City tours are our way of entering the history of a city. Almudena's civil war tour stands head and shoulders above any I have taken anywhere else for the depth of its historical research married with the insights of a family caught up in the...More

Thank Terence R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I think we found a gem when we came across Dr Almudena Cros on the internet. My husband and I took her 3 hour tour of the Prado, which was an absolute joy. Almu is not only expert but is charming, hugely passionate about her...More

2  Thank 814catriona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the recent pleasure of taking a private Prado tour with Almudena. She was absolutely wonderful, beginning from the moment we met her outside the museum. Notwithstanding that we had pre-purchased entry tickets, the line was quite long. Almudena generously extended or time with...More

2  Thank sml123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the great fortune to book 3 tours with Across Madrid last week. Pablo was my assigned guide for the three tours, and he was amazing. His knowledge and passion (he has a PhD in Art History) made the tours incredibly interesting and vivid....More

1  Thank LorenaMas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mary and I are very interested in the true story of the Spanish Civil War, therefore we took advantage of our recent stay in Madrid to look at key places in it's history. We had a personal tour of the main sites with one of...More

1  Thank Ken L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a casual, tourist Civil War tour, this tour is not for you. I booked this tour in advance as I knew the perspective of the tour would be one that I share. Dr. Cros is an acknowledged scholar, for whom...More

2  Thank JJK2208
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have long had an interest in the Spanish Civil War and how despite the horror and suffering it ultimately led to World War 2. Had Britain and America come to the aid of the democratically elected govenement of Spain, might we all have avoided...More

2  Thank Alyson H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best. Prado. Tour. Ever. Almu gave a group of 8 an amazing 3-hour tour of the Prado. The tour was chronological, focusing on selected artists and works across time. Almu puts brilliance, passion, energy, and charisma into her tours. I left wishing I could take...More

3  Thank Craig J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the international brigade/Spanish Civil War tour and it is highly recommended. A lengthy four hours covering in-depth the civil war in Madrid from the Republican standpoint. The tour is combined with the use of multiple historical documents & photographs from the era. The...More

2  Thank gramsci1966
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dr. Almudena Cros does a fantastic walking tour of central Madrid, explaining the impact of the Spanish Civil War on the city. She illustrates her walking tour with detailed archival material, evocative photographs and personal family stories. She seeks to undermine the historic state denial...More

3  Thank Ethel C
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Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street
performers, colorful lights, window shopping,
restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and
churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a
collection of plazas interconnected by a network of
side streets. Some of these side streets are wide
pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so
it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as
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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
Albert A
July 2, 2018|
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Response from AMadrid14 | Property representative |
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
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