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Madrid Free Walking Tour
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  • English English
  • 3 hours

Take a free walking tour of Madrid and discover its most emblematic areas, monuments and buildings accompanied by a local bilingual guide and learn about this beautiful city’s history and legends.

Madrid Free Walking Tour

Follow your guide through the historic streets of Madrid and find out about how it was established and delve into its most significant periods up until the present-day. You’ll stroll through the medieval part of the city, El Madrid de los Austrias and El Madrid de los Borbones.  

You’ll visit the most iconic streets, squares and landmarks, including Segovia’s Viaduct, Plaza Mayor, Plaza de Oriente, the Royal Palace, Plaza de la Villa, the Opera, the Mercado de San Miguel and much more.

While you wander through Madrid’s historic centre, you’ll be told about the capital’s past, traditions and folklore that live on in the palaces, convents, boulevards and squares.

Our free guided-tour takes off in front of the Tourist Information office at Plaza Mayor, very close to the following metro stations: Sol and Opera.

You choose the price

At the end of the free tour, we invite you to pay your guide based on your level of satisfaction, since they are exclusively paid with the visitors’ gratuities.

Important information

If you’re travelling with a group of over 9 people, please book a private tour. Groups with over 9 people will not be allowed to participate in the Madrid Free Walking Tour. 

Minors must always be accompanied by an adult. Each adult can be accompanied by a maximum of three adolescents or children.

Price

Adults Children under 13 years
Free English-Speaking Tour
Free
Free

Free English-Speaking Tour

  • Adults

    Free
  • Children under 13 years

    Free

More information

Duration

3 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

Expert English speaking guide.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Madrid).

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

Yes

Free!

Meeting point

In front of the Tourist Information Office, Plaza Mayor

Cancellations

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation in the control panel, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

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