We managed to rally after a long flight and join this tour on the first evening of our Madrid visit. It gave us an excellent feel for the city (geography and culture) that made the next few days much easier. The food was plentiful and...More
Greet your guide at a meeting point on Plaza Isabel II in the city center. Then, walk together through the city’s historic streets to discover the local nightlife, cultural landmarks, and top spots for an authentic taste of Madrid’s cuisine.
Stroll through Plaza Mayor, passing the San Miguel Market, and along Segovia Street (Calle de Segovia). Discover the city’s Moorish roots as you wander by the Arab Walls, and admire the Royal Palace while learning about the history of Spain’s monarchy.
Pause at four tapas bars to sample authentic Spanish cuisine and immerse yourself in the local dining culture. Taste specialties, including Spanish tortilla, paella, ham (jamón), chorizo, and manchego cheese, and enjoy a variety of beverages, including Spanish wine, sangria, Licor de Hierbas, and patxaran (liqueur). At the last bar, settle around a table for a full sit-down meal.
Your tour concludes back on Plaza Isabel II.