Walking Tour Madrid Old Town: Secret Spots and Hidden Gems

Explore the origins of Madrid on this 3-hour walking tour, and learn the history of the Spanish capital from its foundation by the Muslims to the arrival of the Bourbon Dynasty. Discover the narrow streets of the Old Town and hear fascinating stories about Madrid history, in lieu of boring facts and figures. Marvel at the majestic Royal Palace of Madrid.

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  • What's included :
    • Local guide
    • Local taxes
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
    • Entry/Admission - Catedral de Sta Maria la Real de la Almudena
    • Entry/Admission - Royal Palace of Madrid
    • Entry/Admission - Teatro Real
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: OgoTours, Puerta del Sol Equestrian Statue of Carlos III, 28013 Madrid Spain

    Puerta del Sol is one of the most emblematic and busiest places in the city. Learn about Puerta del Sol Square and its most important spots: Oso and Strawberry Tree, Kilometre Zero and King Charles III

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza Mayor, Calle Gerona 4, 28012 Madrid Spain

    We will visit Plaza Mayor, one of the best examples of baroque architecture in Spain.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Sobrino de Botin, Calle Cuchilleros 17, 28005 Madrid Spain

    We will visit the Restaurante Sobrino de Botin, the Oldest Restaurant in the World (Guinness World Record certified)

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Mercado San Miguel, Plaza San Miguel, 28005 Madrid Spain

    Discover the emblematic San Miguel Market and feast your senses

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza de la Villa, Calle Mayor, Madrid Spain

    This charming square full of tourists today was the heart of the city in the middle ages; here public executions, religious ceremonies or pagan festivals, took place.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Catedral de Sta Maria la Real de la Almudena, Calle Bailen 10, 28013 Madrid Spain

    We will visit the Almudena Cathedral, which was completed at the end of the 20th century This makes it one of the most modern cathedrals in the world.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Royal Palace of Madrid, Calle de Bailen s/n, 28071 Madrid Spain

    Discover one of the largest palace in Europe. In total more than three thousand rooms from where the kings of Spain ruled territories ranging from America to the Philippine Islands.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza de Oriente, Opposite Palacio Real, Madrid Spain

    This beautiful square was designed during the reign of Jose Bonaparte, brother of Napoléon himself. In the center of the square we will admire the monument to King Felipe IV from the 17th century presides over the square.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Teatro Real, Plaza de Isabel II, 29013 Madrid Spain

    We finish our walking tour at the imposing Teatro Real. This Opera House was inaugurated in 1850 by the Queen Isabel II. Since then, it has established itself as the center of musical life in Madrid.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Sol, 28013 Madrid, Spain
    Departure Time :
    3:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Plaza de Oriente, 1, 28013 Madrid, Spain
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • 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 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • -All our guides are equipped with voice amplifiers -Clients don´t need to print out the tour confirmation.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Activity ID: V-30667P3

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