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2.5-Hour Private Tour Of Madrid's Famous Landmarks In The Downtown



  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Architecture, Culture, History

  • Duration

    2.5 Hours

  • Activity Level


  • Language



Did you know that Madrid traces its origins to 'Mayrit', the name bestowed by Arabs 1200 years ago to mean a land full of water? Embark on a tour of Madrid, starting at the grand Royal Palace, and marvel at the Almudena Cathedral, Old City Hall Square, and Plaza Mayor, where bullfights and carnivals have occurred for over 400 years. Indulge in the city's famous San Miguel Market and learn how Madrid became the capital of Spain.

  • Marvel at the architecture of the Royal Palace and the New Cathedral
  • Walk around Plaza Mayor, famous for its bullfights and carnivals
  • Explore the Old City Hall Square, where you can discover the city's rich Arabic influences
  • Visit Puerta del Sol, the iconic spot where Madrid rings in the New Year
  • Madrid's Landmarks in Downtown expand_more
    • Meet the guide at Punto de Información Turística Palacio Real and start the tour at the location of the Royal Palace, the biggest palace in Western Europe with more than 3000 rooms! The Almudena Cathedral right next to it is an exciting mixture of artistic styles which just ended construction recently and is used for regular royal ceremonies.
    • Then, we will get lost in the alleys downtown. Walk through the Old City Hall Square as the guide points out the Arabic influences or tells you about how the royal family moved the court to Madrid to make it the capital. 
    • Our path will also take us to one of the oldest restaurants globally and the famous and lovely San Miguel Market to see how we casually eat in Spain.
    • But Madrid is nothing without its famous Plaza Mayor, a centre point for the madrileños for the last 400 years full of stories and public entertainment, from bullfights to carnivals. 
    • We will end our tour at Puerta del Sol, the famous location where our city welcomes the New Year. 
What's Included
  • English-speaking tour guide
What's Excluded
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees
Meeting Point

Calle Bailen, C. de Requena, esquina, 28013 Madrid, Spain

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
  • Maria Gonzalez
    A Walk Through Madrid's History

    Our guide, Pablo, took us on a walking tour of Madrid's most famous landmarks, and it was truly an unforgettable experience! From the iconic Plaza Mayor to the Old City Hall Square, we were in awe of the city's rich history and culture. We also enjoyed stopping at local restaurants to taste some delicious Spanish cuisine. Pablo's knowledge and enthusiasm made this tour an absolute delight, and we would highly recommend it to anyone visiting Madrid.

  • John Smith
    A Fascinating Journey Through Madrid's Architecture

    This walking tour was a great way to explore Madrid's beautiful architecture. Our guide, Adam, was incredibly knowledgeable and showed us some of the city's most impressive buildings, including the Almudena Cathedral and the beautiful Puerta del Sol. Overall, this was a great way to experience the best of Madrid's architecture.

  • Emily Johnson
    The Best Way to Discover Madrid's Hidden Gems

    If you're looking for a tour that goes beyond the typical tourist attractions, this is the one for you! Our guide, Aljeandro, took us to some of Madrid's lesser-known gems. We loved learning about the city's hidden history and seeing parts of Madrid that most tourists miss. Aljeandro was a fantastic guide and made this tour a truly unique and memorable experience.

  • David Lee
    A Cultural Experience of Madrid's Iconic Landmarks

    This walking tour was the perfect way to experience Madrid's cultural highlights. Our guide, Pablo, took us to some of the city's most iconic landmarks, such as the Royal Palace and the stunning Plaza Mayor. We also had the opportunity to visit the famous Puerta del Sol, which was bustling with locals and tourists alike. Pablo’s passion for Madrid's culture and history was infectious, and we would highly recommend this tour to anyone looking for an authentic cultural experience.

  • Sophia Hernandez
    A must-do walking tour

    A must-do walking tour to experience the real Madrid!" Traveller

  • Daniel Ramirez
    A fascinating tour

    A fascinating way to learn about Madrid's past and present

  • William Davis
    A highly recommended tour

    A highly recommended tour that showcases the best of Madrid's landmarks and history.

Starting From


USD 165 / group

Total number of people (Min: 1 , Max: 10)

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