Free Tour "Inspiring Madrid" - The Barrio de las Letras

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on February 10, 2021

We are a tourist services company based on the principles of responsibility, honesty and commitment to our clients, our premise is creativity so that they have a fun, interesting, informative and very special time, thus living a great experience that allows them to take home the best memories of Madrid. Xtreme Tours Madrid was born in the summer of 2015 with the young entrepreneurial will to make a difference compared to other companies in the sector, through more complete and informative tours. We are the only ones who take tourists inside certain hundred-year-old and very peculiar facilities that are part of the historical daily evolution of the people of the city, so they can live some unique traditions very closely. Our qualified and certified guides have extensive knowledge of our beloved city of Madrid and its history, developing the tour in the midst of a gentle treatment with pleasant humor, which allows our tourists to enjoy the tour while obtaining valuable information. Our services are personalized, and this brings our visitors closer together in a more intimate, warm and special way.

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  • 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

Would you like to discover the secrets and anecdotes of a captivating and unrepeatable generation?

Come with us on the “Inspiring Madrid” Tour, through the streets that witnessed the lives of the most important writers of the “Golden Age” of Spanish literature: Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Quevedo, Góngora and Bécquer among others. Walk with us through one of the areas of the world where more culture and art meet in a single neighborhood.

What will we see during the tour?

  • Sun Gate
  • Jacinto Benavente Square
  • Angel Square
  • Comedy Corrales
  • Church of san sebastian
  • Atocha street
  • Matute Square and Street
  • Huertas Street
  • Royal Academy of History
  • Lion Street
  • Representatives' Liar
  • Printing of Juan de la Cuesta
  • Lope de Vega Street
  • Convent of Las Trinitarias Descalzas
  • Quevedo against Góngora
  • Lope de Vega House / Museum
  • Las Cortes and Miguel de Cervantes Square
  • Athenaeum of Madrid
  • Cervantes's house
  • Echegaray Street
  • Spanish theater
  • Plaza Santa Ana
  • Federico Garcia Lorca
  • Calderón de la Barca
  • La Gorguera Street (Núñez de Arce)
  • Cat Alley
  • Ramón María del Valle - Inclán

Free drinks and many other great and spectacular sites!

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Sol, 28013 Madrid, Spain
    Sol, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • 1
    Outside visit
    Plaza del Ángel
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Calle Huertas
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Lope de Vega's House-Museum
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians of San Ildefonso
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Plaza Santa Ana

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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Fern... 01 Jun 2023

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Travelled alone - May 2023
Una lección de historia de la literatura. Estupendo tour
Gladys 25 May 2023

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Travelled alone - May 2023
Excelente la información recibida, aprendiendo a conocer a los grandes poetas y dramaturgos de España
Jose 20 May 2023
La Pampa, Córdoba

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
100% recomendable
MARIA 20 May 2023

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Travelled in group - May 2023
Es un tour diferente, no tanto de ver monumentos o edificios, sino de aprender de literatura española. Nos ha gustado mucho
Itsaso 19 May 2023

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
Gracias a Francesca el tour ha sido muy interesante y super divertido. Ha superado nuestras expectativas. Una de las mejores guías que nos hemos encontrado de viaje hasta ahora. Totalmente recomendable!!!
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 10 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is 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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