Free Walking Tour: Madrid Essentials and Old Town (Austrias)

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Overview of the tour in Madrid

IMPORTANT: Participants under the age of 15 do not require a reservation.

Dive into Madrid's enthralling heart on our "Madrid de los Austrias" tour. Uncover the city's unique blend of cutting-edge infrastructure and a vast cultural legacy, from its origins and royal tales to its present-day vibrancy. Why is it dubbed the City that Never Sleeps? Join us to unravel the mystery!

Must-Visit Highlights:
Puerta del Sol, Km 0, Puerta de Toledo, World’s Oldest Restaurant, Mercado de San Miguel, Muslim Wall, Plaza de la Villa, Almudena Cathedral, Royal Palace, Oldest Pharmacy, and Royal Theatre.

Immerse yourself in Madrid's essence, experiencing local warmth and hospitality that makes you feel right at home.

IMPORTANT
Spaces fill quickly due to the tour's popularity. Please book early to secure your spot and, if plans change, kindly cancel, so others may join. Each reservation has associated costs, and your understanding is valued.

Prepare to embark on a memorable journey through Madrid's captivating stories and sights! The adventure starts now.

This activity includes:

  • Plaza de Oriente
  • Restaurant Botín
  • Catedral de la Almudena
  • La Plaza de la Villa (Madrid)
  • San Miguel Market
  • El Vecino Curioso
  • Kilometre Zero
  • Plaza Isabel II
  • Royal Palace of Madrid
  • Puerta del Sol
  • Plaza Mayor
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Our Guides

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Meeting point

Oso y Madroño

On arrival

Meeting Point: Puerta del Sol. "Statue 0f Oso y Madroño"

Main Reference: Look for the famous statue of the Bear and the Madroño Tree. This is one of the most recognized symbols of Madrid and is easily visible in the Puerta del Sol square.

Our Distinctive Mark: Once you are near the statue, look for a bright YELLOW Umbrella. This is the distinguishing mark of Trip Tours Madrid, and it will be held high for easy identification from a distance.

How to get there:
Metro: The closest station is "Sol", served by lines 1 (light blue), 2 (red), and 3 (yellow). Upon exiting the station, the statue is just a few steps away.

On Foot: If you're in the center of Madrid, Puerta del Sol is easily accessible by walking. It's the central point of the city, and there are many signposts guiding you to it.

Bus: Several bus lines have stops close to Puerta del Sol. Check the Madrid bus map to find the best route.

Things to note

Additional Information for Your Tour Experience:

Confirmation & Communication: Expect a WhatsApp or Email confirmation 1 day prior to your tour. It's vital to confirm your attendance. If your plans change, please cancel promptly. Remember, we incur a commission for each booking.

Dress & Comfort: Prepare for a few hours of exploration! Sport comfortable shoes and attire fit for the weather. It's recommended to pack a bottle of water and apply sunscreen if the day calls for it.

Engage with Us: Our guides are well-versed in Madrid's history, architecture, and vibrant culture. If a site piques your interest or you have specific questions, please engage with your guide. We love curious minds!

Gratitude is Great: While our tours are technically free, your generous tips enable us to continue offering these enriching experiences. A suggested tip is €10-15 per person.

Need Assistance? For any further queries, reach out to us via the FreeTour chat. We're here to help!

Your exploration of Madrid awaits. Let's make it memorable!

Free Cancellation

You are free to cancel a booking anytime. We kindly remind you to cancel bookings you cannot arrive for. Being reported as absent decreases your customer level points and the benefits you can enjoy.

English
English  |  11:00 AM
EVERY DAY
English
English  |  10:00 AM
Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
English
English  |  4:30 PM
EVERY DAY
Spanish
Spanish  |  11:00 AM
EVERY DAY
Spanish
Spanish  |  12:00 PM
Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Spanish
Spanish  |  4:30 PM
EVERY DAY
Italian
Italian  |  11:00 AM
Sat, Sun
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