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    What to Expect
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    Pass By: Plaza Mayor, Calle Gerona 4, 28012 Madrid Spain

    Meet your guide at Plaza Mayor, in front of the Tourist Information Centre.

    Stop At: Barrio de Las Letras, Plaza de las Cortes, 28014 Madrid Spain

    Directly east of the ancient heart of Madrid lies the fantastic literary neighbourhood the 'Barrio de las Letras' ,where some of the greatest writers, poets and playwrights in history made their home.

    Stroll through this beautiful neighborhood of the Barrio de las Letras, while your tour guide shares with you the stories of some of history’s greatest writers - Miguel de Cervantes, Federico García Lorca and even American Ernest Hemingway. You'll also stop by the houses of great Spanish writers Cervantes, Lope de Vega and Góngora.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Paseo del Prado Paseo Del Prado, 1, Madrid Spain

    Away from the narrow, twisted medieval streets of the center, you’ll find the other side of the city. The Madrid of the Bourbon dynasty: the grandest streets and stunning ensembles of early 20th century architecture from Art Deco to Neo-Mudéjar. Calle de Alcalá and the Paseo del Prado, where you’ll find the famous institutions that make Madrid one of the most majestic cities in the world.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Palacio de Cibeles, Plaza Cibeles 1, 28014 Madrid Spain

    As you walk past the iconic Paeeo del Prado, see the Cibeles Mountain and Palace. You'll also take in some amazing views of the Golden Triangle of old masters, the Thyssen Museum and the Reina Sofía Museum.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Palacio de Santa Cruz, Plaza Provincia 1, 28012 Madrid Spain

    See the Santa Cruz Palace, now house of the Spanish Foreign Ministry, and learn about its amazing history and baroque style.

    Duration: 20 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain
    Departure Time
    2:30 PM
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children up to 13 years old are welcome to join this tour for free. We reserve the right to ask for a valid ID for children joining our tours
    • The independent guides who employ us to market their tours have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 2.5 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    I took this tour by myself a few days ago and I had a lovely time. Our guide Sebas was knowledgeable, charismatic and gave us a local view into what went on in the city's history and current affairs. enjoyed it very much and would recommend it to anyone that would want to see
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    Alex (the pale Irishman) gave us a great taste of Madrid. He made the history fun and entertaining. Also, very considerate and made sure we were in the sun on a chilly day.
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    We had Jorvan give us a tour of Madrid was amazed by his skills entertaining and sick camera angles, im not usually one for walking tours as but I really enjoyed the 3 hours we were with him, 100% recommend and will try to do another of his tours if I'm ever back in Madrid
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    Maria was a very charismatic and knowledgeable guide - I learned a lot about Madrid and saw many beautiful buildings
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    This was our second free Sandemans walking tour (first in Dublin). This tour was so phenomenal! We had a beautiful day and the info was great, but our dynamic guide Javon Gibson made this one of our favorite tours yet (we have been all over Europe for 5 weeks). He was hilarious,
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