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
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    The “Inspiring Madrid” Tour starts at Puerta del Sol in front of the equestrian statue of Carlos III, the guides are in uniform and can be identified with our distinctive white umbrella with the Xtreme Tours Madrid logo.

  • 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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M Carmen 14 Nov 2023

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
En concreto el recorrido del barrio de las letras no lo recomendaría desde mis expectativas
PILAR 11 Nov 2023

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Travelled in group - Nov 2023
Muy entretenido y cultural
Cristina 21 Oct 2023

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2023
Ha sido una experiencia diferente, nos hemos enterado de muchas cosas que no son las usuales y que enseñan en los libros. Nos ha encantado!! Ha durado casi 3 horas y se nos han pasado rápido! Es un tour muy recomendable.
Carolina 21 Oct 2023

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2023
Simplemente, brillante!!! Muy conocedor del tema, ameno, gracioso... 3 horas que se pasaron rapidísimo.
Elisa 10 Oct 2023

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Travelled in group - Oct 2023
Francesca hizo el recorrido muy dinámico y ameno. Los datos y la historia fueron concretos, claros y completos
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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 5 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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