Introduction to Madrid

Introduction to Madrid

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Duration
3 hours
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Live Guide
English

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What You'll Do
  • Gain insights into Madrid's history and urban development that will help you appreciate the rest of your time here
  • Visit Cibeles Square, Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor, three landmarks of Madrid
  • Sample traditional cuisine if time permits
  • Ask an expert about aspects of the city that interest you
Overview
Orient yourself in Madrid with this informative but casual walk on which a local scholar will take you through history. Learn how the old city has transformed while retaining links to the past, and maybe taste some traditional food.
What to Expect
This orientation walk is designed as three-hour introduction for visitors to Madrid during which the docent—a local scholar—will help contextualize the city's landscape, architecture, cuisine and culture within the broad chronology of Spanish history.
What's Included
  • Expert guide
What's Not Included
  • Gratuity
  • Food and drinks
Meeting Point

You will meet your guide at the entrance to the Café Del Real, located at 2, Plaza de Isabel II (at the corner of the Plaza and Calle Escalinata). The café is just outside the Opéra metro station, to the right of the McDonald's. The café has a red façade and gold signage. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Children under 12 are not allowed on the walks
• The walks can be cancelled up to 48 hours in advance with an 85% refund. Within 48 hours, all reservations are final and cannot be refunded. Walks are held come rain or shine with some variations to accommodate the weather. If you are running late, we ask that you call to alert us so that we can relay the message to the guide. No shows are treated as last-minute cancellations and no refund will be given. Cancellations must be made directly with our local offices by calling them directly, or on the emergency number provided. Cancellations made via email or by calling our 800 number in the U.S. may not be honored.

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