Add dates
Madrid

Graffiti & urban art

Our most recommended Madrid Graffiti & Urban Art

Madrid: Street Art Tour with Local Graffiti Hunter

1. Madrid: Street Art Tour with Local Graffiti Hunter

Explore the street art scene of Madrid on a guided tour of the multicultural neighborhoods of Lavapiés, Embajadores and La Latina. Listen to insider information from a local graffiti writer who collaborates with CALLE Lavapies, Urvanity and Muros Tabacalera street art festivals. Then, stroll through the streets of Lavapiés to see graffiti art by some of the city's urban artists. Continue down Calle Argumosa and Calle de Embajadores to look at the walls of the former tobacco factory of La Tabacalera. Learn about the different free workshops offered in photography, dance, yoga, cycling, longboarding and more. Receive an insider's guide to the street art of veteran artists at Esta es una Plaza, or up and coming new talents at Calle Sombrete.

Majestic Madrid 2.5-Hour Walking Tour

2. Majestic Madrid 2.5-Hour Walking Tour

Get to know part of Madrid on a 2-hour walking tour of some of its more majestic streets and districts. Begin your tour directly east of the ancient heart of Madrid in the literary neighborhood, the Barrio de las Letras. It's here where some of the greatest writers, poets, and playwrights in history lived. The memorable quotes lining the streets make it one of the cultural highlights of the city by day, and the busy bars and cafés make it a party hotspot by night. As you walk through the area, discover one of Ernest Hemingway's favorite bars, along with his passion for bullfighting. Then visit the Cervantes House, where one of the world's greatest novels, Don Quixote, was written. Next, walk down Calle de Alcalá and the Paseo del Prado, where you'll find iconic buildings that form an incredible skyline of bold designs, vibrant colors, and monumental grandeur.

Madrid: 2-Hour Private City Tour Off the Beaten Track

3. Madrid: 2-Hour Private City Tour Off the Beaten Track

Dive into Chueca, Madrid's alternative side. Step away from the tourist trails and follow your local guide on a private tour full of surprises. Check out San Anton Market, Plaza del Dos de Mayo, local street art, spot architectural gems, and more. See and learn about the unexpected side of Madrid. Let your guide show you hangout spots and historical spots representative of the area.

Madrid: Street Art Bike Tour

4. Madrid: Street Art Bike Tour

During this tour you will learn about the history of street art and the techniques that graffiti artists use while decorating the walls, mettal shutters and other elements present in the cities. Muelle (lit. Spring of a mattress) is considered as the pioneer of the graffiti movement in Madrid and you will observe a tag which is still preserved from 1989. A very young fellow who participated in the establishment of a new cultural movement in town. Once the first part of your visit is completed and the bicycle safety instructions explained, you will head towards Alonso Martinez, where the first piece created by Boa Mistura is photographed. This crew, born and raised in the outskirts of Madrid, has participated in street art projects all around the world and is considered by many as one of the most important designing agencies in the country. On your way to Malasaña, you will cross the artwork of national artists who participated in the 2017 edition of Pinta Malasaña, a street art festival which colors this trendy neighborhood during the month of April. Plaza Dos de Mayo is the center of it and "Bolardo Voy, Bolardo vengo" a colorful display of traffic elements which will surprise you. There will also be time to visit Solar Antonio Grilo and Esto es una Plaza by bike, both local hubs created for and by the community of Lavapiés and Noviciado areas. These urban gardens full of street art were once abandoned places and now example to other communities around the globe on how to implement hybrid economy systems. This tour will show you the interventions of street artists such as El Rey de la Ruina, Cassassola, Ze Carrión, Por Favor and many more.

Madrid: Prado Museum Entry and 2-Hour Guided Tour

5. Madrid: Prado Museum Entry and 2-Hour Guided Tour

Meet your guide and fellow art enthusiasts at the entrance to the Prado Museum, then head inside. The tour has been specially designed to showcase the very best of the Prado in just two hours, whilst ensuring an engaging and insightful experience. Listen to your art historian guide's fascinating insight as you follow them around the museum's treasured collections. Admire an array of world-famous masterpieces and learn about the stories behind them as well as the artists themselves.  Artworks currently housed at the museum include Juan Sanchez Cotan’s Still Life with Game, Vegetables, and Fruit; El Greco’s Nobleman with his Hand on his Chest; and Diego Velazquez’s Las Meninas, to name a few. By the end of the tour, you’ll have a better understanding and appreciation of Spanish art.

Madrid: Off The Beaten Path Private Walking Tour

6. Madrid: Off The Beaten Path Private Walking Tour

Discover another side of Madrid and see the city like a local on this guided walking tour. Expand your understanding of Madrid by heading to areas that are normally unexplored by travelers. Be picked up by your guide at your centrally-located accommodation in Madrid and begin your walking tour. Head to different museums, churches, and neighborhoods. Savor stunning architecture that is often missed. Gain a greater understanding each site's relevance to the city of Madrid as you learn about the history and culture of these places. Capture off-beat photos that go beyond what is usually plastered on social media.

Frequently asked questions about Madrid Graffiti & Urban Art

What are other things to do than Graffiti & Urban Art that are worth visiting in Madrid?

Which Madrid Graffiti & Urban Art are taking additional COVID-19 precautions?

Other Sightseeing Options in Madrid

Want to discover all there is to do in Madrid? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Madrid

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 112 reviews

Joaquin was the tour guide and he was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. I used to live in Madrid a few years ago but he took us to cool places that I never knew about before. He talked about the history of this beautiful city in detail which I found fascinating. I highly recommend this tour but make sure to wear comfortable footwear.

Absolutely fantastic tour of some amazing art, and even one piece that is beyond incredible. The two hours went by incredibly quickly and both of us were really sorry when it was over.

Maria was amazing! She provided so many insights and introductions to merchants and residents in the Chueca neighborhood that we would never have had access to in any other way.

Fully recommend this tour, our guide Sebastien was very knowledgeable and kept the group engaged throughout. Interesting and enjoyable.

The graffiti tour was so so good!! Thank you Javier! I recommend this trip to everyone!