Free Tour through the Madrid of legends

Duration: 2h
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Madzguía
Quality Verified Registered on December 11, 2019

Hello everyone! I'm Rubén, official tour guide and guru of Madrid;), I'm 26 years old, I like to be called Rubens, I consider myself a "cat" (native to Madrid). I have a degree in tourism and I am half way through history and at the moment I am self-employed. I started to fall in love with the profession in 2019 thanks, in part, to my friend Aurora, but from 2020 I worked with arkeotour, which is a company that also helped me a lot, and then in 2021 I started doing the tours on my own and try. You must take into account that Madzguía has been active for a short time and many times the minimum number of attendees necessary is not reached, starting, as you well know, is not easy at all. I am a fun guy, I consider myself close to people and I love exchanging opinions with travelers, since they can bring you experiences without having traveled outside of Madrid. I have traveled a bit around Europe and that has helped me a bit to love this job, because in every corner there is always a story to tell and I think that Madrid is a perfect city to teach all kinds of routes. It is a city full of life where everyone feels at home, for me it is one of the best cities in Spain and one of the best in the world. I have experience as a local guide, but I have a lot of passion for my work and I like to teach and explain events, for me it is the ideal job. That is why I think that being able to work in my own city in something that I like as a local guide is a privilege.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

It is a tour that covers the areas of the Austrias with the idea of providing attendees with interesting legends and old stories, old streets , remote places and everything intermingled will make a unique experience on this visit.
We will talk about the origin of the city, why the inhabitants of here are called ''cats'', illustrious characters, streets with the strangest names... You will enter the legendary Madrid where you will never walk the same way as when You didn't know these legends...

We will see sites like:

  • Main Square
  • Closed Door Square.
  • Ramales Square
  • Sun Gate
  • Closed Door Square
  • Elizabeth II Square
  • street factor
  • Legendary streets such as the loop, the executioner, Cava Baja street...

This tour includes civil liability insurance and additional explanation material.

For the tour to leave, at least 4 people are necessary.

If you are bringing a pet, please let us know.

This tour ends its journey in Puerta del Sol

Do you dare to enjoy the route?

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  • Meeting point:
    C79R+75 Madrid, Spain
    C79R+75 Madrid, Spain
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    I will be next to the statue of Elizabeth II with a light blue umbrella

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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Paqui 05 Dec 2022

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Travelled in group - Dec 2022
Un tour muy ameno, Rubén fue muy atento en todo momento con nosotros. Recomendado totalmente.
Olga 17 Nov 2022

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Travelled in family - Nov 2022
Es un tour indispensable para cualquier persona que quiera conocer el porqué de una ciudad única y tan llena de historia como Madrid
Víctor 05 Nov 2022

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Lo pasamos muy bien y muy bien explicado todo.
Miguel 05 Nov 2022

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Travelled in family - Nov 2022
Nos ha encantado ha estado fenomenal lo recomendaré muchas gracias por todo al guía.
Gracia 29 Jan 2022

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2022
Muy interesantes las leyendas durante el recorrido, el guía fenomenal, muy recomendable.
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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
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.
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