💫Discover the Barrio de las Letras📚: Free Tour through the Heart of Madrid! ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

Duration: 2h and 15min
Languages: Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on April 29, 2018
  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

Explore the bohemian heart of Madrid with us on an exciting journey through time!

The Barrio de las Letras
is one of the most emblematic places in Madrid, known for being the home of many of Spain's most important writers and poets during the Golden Age. This area is full of history and charm, and walking through its streets is like traveling through time.

Some of the most notable figures who lived and worked in the Barrio de las Letras include Miguel de Cervantes, Lope de Vega, and Francisco de Quevedo . There are many monuments, squares and historic buildings that commemorate his legacy, and you can visit his former homes and workplaces.

On this unique tour , you will discover the streets and scenes where the lives of the most emblematic artists, writers and poets of Madrid's Golden Age took place. Get up close and personal with their homes, listen to surprising anecdotes and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of an era that marked the city's history.

As the famous Spanish playwright Lope de Vega stated: "The world is a great theater and theater is the most appropriate art to represent life."

Don't forget to look for our YELLOW UMBRELLA 💛💛💛, our identifying seal!

Book as soon as possible! This tour is VERY POPULAR and there are limited places!

Join us to experience a little piece of this vivid and colorful history!

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Prta del Sol, 1, 28013 Madrid, Spain
    Prta del Sol, 1, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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    Puerta del Sol, next to the Statue of the Bear and Strawberry Tree, LOOK FOR US WITH THE ✨YELLOW UMBRELLA✨

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    Outside visit
    El Oso y el Madroño
  • 2
    Outside visit
  • 3
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    plaza santa ana
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    Outside visit
    Statue "Madrid to Federico García Lorca"
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    Spanish Theater
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Street of the Orchards
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    Outside visit
    Lion Street
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    Outside visit
    Lope de Vega Street
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    Outside visit
    Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians of San Ildefonso
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    Outside visit
    quevedo street
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Cervantes Street
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    Outside visit
    house of cervantes
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    Outside visit
    Lope de Vega's House-Museum

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Jose 05 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Nos ha encantado, cuando le apasiona lo que cuenta te lo transmite muy bonito. Esperando a su nuevo tour!!
Harald 20 Apr 2024

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
Un tour verdaderamente buenísimo. Aprendimos tanto sobre este barrio fascinante de Madrid. Las historias sobre los poetas y escritores son muy divertidas y se puede realmente imaginar como era en su época. Muy recomendable si se busca una alternativa a los tours de siempre.
MARAVILLAS 24 Mar 2024

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Travelled in group - Mar 2024
Muy bueno.
VERÓNICA 26 Feb 2024

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2024
Maravillosa nuestra guía Marivic, fue divertida, accesible, encantadora, nos sorprendió con premios de chocolate..hizo que las dos horas y media nos resultasen escasa ...profesional 100% y cercana
Lynn 18 Feb 2024

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Travelled in group - Feb 2024
Marivi was excellent, her knowledge of the subject and the way she told the stories was fascinating. We learned a lot and had a great time. I would certainly take this tour again with Marivi, I recommend her 100%
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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