We work as tour guides for many years already and we know how boring can be the city tours sometimes! We created this itinerary mixing our personal knowledge in a fun and informative tour. Meet your hosts: Leila, (https://www.airbnb.es/users/show/45298653) is an expert in Madrid history. Born & raised in the city, she specialized in history tours after finishing her degree and her Masters degree…
Our walk will start in Puerta del Sol, the main iconic spot of Madrid. After a short briefing about the walk, we will visit the historical part of Madrid walking along places such as the Opera house, Plaza Mayor or the Royal Palace. Once we cover the main historical part, we will head to the neighborhood of La Latina, an important area to see the changes of our city along the years. There, we…
This is a walking tour that includes some hills. It's not recommendable for people with walking issues.
Please bring sunscreen and a hat during the summer months.
I recommend you to bring a bottle of water.
I recommend you to bring some cash with you as some vendors don't accept cards
We will start the walk visiting the historical icons of Madrid such as Puerta del Sol, Opera House, Royal Palace and Plaza Mayor. It's important to understand the main history of the city before heading to explore the local neighborhoods. We will then explore the neighborhoods of La Latina & Lavapiés visiting local markets and hidden gems such as the remains of the city walls in a private apartment building or historical merchant inns!