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Free walking tour: The Madrid of secrets

Duration: 1h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish, Italian
Quality Verified Registered on April 11, 2021

👋🏻👋🏽👋🏾👋🏿 WELCOME! 👋🏻👋🏽👋🏾👋🏿 We won't introduce ourselves because surely, you already know us 🙋🏻‍♂️ We are the ones from Viajes Gran Vía! The ones with the blue umbrellas, the ones who sing you the routes, the ones who bring out the smiles... Dare to discover 🧐 the best stops at the most remarkable historical places inside and outside Madrid. Are you ready?... 🏃🏻‍♂️ Discover with us a Madrid full of life, with its iconic water-filled fountains, its round squares, its palaces without kings 😂, and its alleys filled with... dark events 😲 and always... always, always accompanied by our genuine and passionate guides 🦸🏻‍♂️, who will undoubtedly give their all to make your experience as juicy as possible 😋 And as no tour is the same as another... Our routes 🗺️ are: fun, entertaining, simple, surprising! Our guides 🦸🏻‍♂️ are: familiar, endearing, crazy, and polite! Our style is: reliable, authentic, original, and fun... Let's go! Just what a quality time should be. VIAJES GRAN VÍA... LIVE 🕍 FEEL 💃🏻 DISCOVER 🗺️

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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

Come and enjoy the deepest charms of the city's historic center . Through the experience and passion of our guides who will surprise you with the most fascinating stories of Madrid.

 During the tour of the mythical squares and alleys full of stories, legends of noble kings and betrayals, we will see emblematic places such as the Royal Palace, Almudena Cathedral, noble palaces, emblematic shops (like the oldest restaurant in the world), etc. the majestic Plaza Mayor .

 You will discover their customs and traditions and discover curiosities about this city that has always been a crossroads.

 It will surely be an unforgettable experience.

 We are waiting for you... discover the secrets of Madrid with us

 We meet at Plaza de Isabel II. During the tour we pass famous places like:

Orientplatz _

Royal Palace

Almudena Cathedral

Cornisa viewpoint

Call the mayor

Palace of the Dukes of Uceda

Plaza de la Villa

The Queen Mother's old pharmacy

San Miguel market

Las Cuevas de Luis Candelas, Restaurant

Restaurant Sobrino de Botin

Plaza Cerrada

Mayor's Square

 RECOMMENDATIONS
: Comfortable shoes.

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Ópera, 28013 Madrid, Spain
    Ópera, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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    The guide will carry a blue or black umbrella with the words "Viajes Gran Vía" written on it.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Elizabeth II Square
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Plaza de Oriente
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Royal Palace of Madrid
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Catedral de la Almudena
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Viewpoint of the Cornice of the Royal Palace
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Town Square
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Comercio más antiguo de Madrid
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Saint Michael Market
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Restaurante más antiguo del mundo
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Plaza Mayor

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

(+100 ratings)
4.52
By category
Professionalism
4.76
Fun
4.63
Expression
4.72
Quality
4.72
Route
4.76
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5 stars
532
4 stars
55
3 stars
22
2 stars
4
1 star
10
Emilia 28 May 2024
Imperia

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Travelled in group - May 2024
Con tutta la tecnologia a disposizione e’ intollerabile non avvisare se il tour non viene fatto.. questo mi ha creato problemi per l’organizzazione della giornata. Pessima esperienza
Noelia 25 May 2024
Aranjuez

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Travelled in group - May 2024
Una vergüenza, plantón. No se presentó ningún guía, ni avisaron de que se cancelaba, aún habiéndonos enviado un correo unas horas antes recordándonos la hora del comienzo del tour. Allí estuvimos esperando durante 15 minutos otra pareja y yo. Hora y media de viaje en tren para realizar este tour, y no avisan de que no se va a realizar. Menos mal que pude hacer otro tour con tourstilla, me apuntaron sin haber hecho reserva con ellos. Esos sí que son unos profesionales, no cómo esta empresa que son unos sinvergüenzas. Yo al final vivo en España, pero la otra pareja era de Argentina y menudo mal sabor de boca se han llevado. NO Reservéis con esta empresa!
David 25 May 2024
Dublin

Verified booking
Travelled in group - May 2024
We arrived 15 minutes before and waited 15 minutes after but the tour guide did not arrive. We messaged through WhatsApp and via the app but no response!
Fabiana 23 May 2024
New York

Verified booking
Travelled in group - May 2024
Nobody was there and no response or warning at all that the tour wasn’t going to happen.
Sarah 16 May 2024
Melbourne

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Travelled in group - May 2024
Absolutely rubbish, the guide didn’t show, I waited 30 minutes, no communication, didn’t answer any of my messages. Dont waste your time
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 10 people.
Pets
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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