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Madrid is a vibrant city with a rich history. Tapas tours are a great way to learn about the culture and history of this captivating city.
The world-famous tapa is just one of the many reasons why Madrid is such a dynamic place. The Spanish word "tapas" means "lid" or "tapa", which in turn refers to the fact that these small plates of food are served on top of slices of bread or on toothpicks. The purpose? To cover your glass of wine so you don't lose any precious drops when you drink it!
Tapas tours often take guests to different areas of Madrid, such as La Latina, Chamberí, Argüelles, Lavapiés and Barrio del Pilar. To make sure you don't get lost among all this choice, there's nothing better than the Free Tapas Tours around Madrid that we offer here at Guruwalk.
Starting with La Latina, which is one of the most popular neighbourhoods in Madrid. With a wide selection of tapas bars, this neighbourhood is the perfect place to go if you are looking for some authentic Spanish cuisine. In fact, La Latina is said to have over 400 tapas bars and restaurants! Among them, "El Hijo de la Tasca", "Txirimiri" or "Juana la Loca" stand out.
Chamberí is a district with many tapas bars, serving everything from traditional Spanish tapas to international cuisine. Highlights here include "El Fogón de los Chicharrones", "El Tragaluz" or "La Taberna de San Ginés".
Lavapiés is one of Madrid's most traditional neighbourhoods. It has a vibrant nightlife and many good tapas bars. The best tapas bars in Lavapiés are "El Bodegón de la Señora", "Bar el Pescaíto" or "Bodega Concepción".
Barrio del Pilar is a district of Madrid that is located close to the historic centre and the university. With its central location, although a bit more intimate, it offers excellent tapas bars such as "La Taberna de los Galipos", "El Rinconcillo" or "Casa Paco".
The best tapas bars in town are not difficult to find, as there are many of them.
For all this we recommend you to go well accompanied by our expert guides on a Free Tapas Tour in Madrid, as the wide range that we offer you in Guruwalk.