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Plaza Mayor Tours and Tickets

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Today this central square is a popular meeting place for tourists and locals, but Plaza Mayor’s history goes back to the early 17th century during King Felipe III's reign. The central statue is a nod to the king’s role in overseeing the project's completion. Forming the outer walls are a series of 3-story buildings with balconies overlooking the center.

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Madrid City Tour Hop-On Hop-Off

Madrid City Tour Hop-On Hop-Off

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A hop-on hop-off Madrid sightseeing tour by open-top double-decker bus is the perfect introduction to this incredible city. Select a 1- or 2-day ticket that lets you board and disembark at any of the stops along two interconnecting routes, so you can explore city sights at your own pace. Hear onboard audio commentary and check out Madrid’s many plazas, museums, and theaters with the provided map and guidebook.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.77
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$26.77

Madrid Tapas and Wine Tasting Tour

Madrid Tapas and Wine Tasting Tour

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Discover Madrid’s vibrant culinary scene on a delicious tapas tour. Stroll through the evening-lit streets with a guide and sample delicious tapas dishes at popular restaurants while learning about the local ingredients. Treat your palette to delicious Spanish wines complemented by items like Iberian ham, salted cod, rich chickpea stew and more. To keep this experience intimate, group size is limited to 12 people.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.65
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Highlights of Madrid by Bike
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Highlights of Madrid by Bike

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Admire the spectacular sights of Spain’s vibrant capital on a bicycle tour of Madrid. With a knowledgeable guide, cycle at a leisurely pace to important monuments like Plaza Mayor and the Royal Palace of Madrid. Stop intermittently to listen to illuminating commentary from your expert guide, and to capture photographs of Madrid’s historical and architectural highlights. All safety equipment is included on this tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.77
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Madrid Highlights Tour with Santiago Bernabeu Stadium Entrance
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Madrid Highlights Tour with Santiago Bernabeu Stadium Entrance

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Experience the best Madrid has to offer on this combination excursion covering a Real Madrid stadium tour and city sightseeing trip. First, explore the architecture that has shaped this Spanish capital, exploring the city’s Moorish origins along with the key structures of its Habsburg and Bourbon eras. Then, head to the legendary Santiago Bernabeu stadium for a behind-the-scenes visit inside this legendary team’s locker rooms, bench and presidential box. This Madrid combination trip also includes admission for the Bernabeu tour, a guide, and transport by coach.
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  • 4 hours
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$59.95
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Madrid: The Spanish Inquisition Walking Tour

Madrid: The Spanish Inquisition Walking Tour

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One of the darkest and most fascinating chapters in the history of Spain is the Spanish Inquisition, when power centralized under the unified Spanish kingdom. On this walking tour that's perfect for history fans, learn how the brutal tribunals played out in Madrid. Uncover the legends of the Inquisition, its key players, and how torture was used against its victims. By the end of the tour, see Madrid through the lens of history.
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  • 2 hours
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$15.26
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Highlights & Hidden Gems With Locals: Best of Madrid Private Tour
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Highlights & Hidden Gems With Locals: Best of Madrid Private Tour

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Experience the highlights and hidden gems of the Spanish capital on this private tour. Accompanied by your private guide, visit memorable landmarks such as Plaza Mayor, the Prado Museum, and the Royal Palace; escape the crowds to explore Park Emir Mohamed I and Retiro Park and more. As this is a private tour, you can explore at your own pace and spend as long as you want taking photos.
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  • 3 hours
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$69.59
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Madrid City Sightseeing and Skip the Line Royal Palace Guided Tour
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Madrid City Sightseeing and Skip the Line Royal Palace Guided Tour

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Immerse yourself in Madrid's history as you explore the city's most important sites and Royal Palace. Get the story behind the city's architectural history, following its evolution from "Moorish Madrid" into the Habsburg and Bourbon periods. Then skip the long lines and visit the Spanish Royal Palace, seeing the royal collections and admiring its Baroque details. This Madrid sightseeing tour includes all entrance fees
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  • 4 hours
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Madrid Historical Walking Tour with Food Tasting and Dinner
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Madrid Historical Walking Tour with Food Tasting and Dinner

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Experience the unique flavor and culture of the Spanish capital on a history and tapas walking tour in Madrid, including dinner. Stroll through the atmospheric streets of the old city center while your guide illuminates the many-layered history of sights like Plaza Mayor and the Royal Palace. Along the way, stop at several authentic tapas bars, to feast like a local on an array of traditional appetizer-sized dishes paired with Spanish wine, sangria, and typical liquors.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$80.19
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Historic Madrid + Modern

Historic Madrid + Modern

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Travelers who want a quick but memorable tour of Madrid will love touring the city in a classic car. They will take you to various points of interest in Madrid, including the Prado Museum, Retiro Park, Plaza de Colón and much more. Learn about the history and culture of the city from your guide, and take note of sights that you can return to later at your own pace.
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  • 1 hour 40 minutes
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Tapas, Taverns & History Tour Madrid
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Tapas, Taverns & History Tour Madrid

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In Spain, culture and cuisine are inextricable. Experience Madrid’s historical and culinary highlights on an evening walking tour, perfect for beating the capital’s scorching daytime heat. In between critically acclaimed tapas bars, you’ll learn about the ancient history of Madrid’s Old Town and sample local specialties washed down with sangria, Spain’s favorite summer beverage. This small-group tour is limited to 10 food lovers.
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  • 4 hours
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Madrid Custom Private Tour with Optional Prado Museum Skip the Line Ticket
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Madrid Custom Private Tour with Optional Prado Museum Skip the Line Ticket

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Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and intriguing history of Spain’s spectacular capital on a half- or full-day walking tour of Madrid with an accomplished private guide. Inform your guide of your interests prior to your tour then enjoy a customized itinerary that promises to satisfy all cultural cravings. Enjoy complimentary public transport and pre-planned logistics as you discover significant sights such as the Prado Museum and the Royal Palace of Madrid whiles listening to commentary tailored to your interests.
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  • 3 to 7 hours
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$176.12
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Madrid Walking Tour at Sunset with Optional Flamenco Show

Madrid Walking Tour at Sunset with Optional Flamenco Show

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The sun that constantly shines on Madrid can make daytime exploring an exhausting endeavor. This 4-hour evening tour allows you to stay cool and see Madrid’s sights illuminated by night. Tick off highlights such as the Royal Palace (Palacio Real), Plaza Mayor and Gran Via, and receive recommendations for popular nightlife destinations. Small-group tour, limited to 15 people.
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  • 4 hours
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$18.20
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4-Hour Private Night Walking Tour of Madrid: Custom Tour
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4-Hour Private Night Walking Tour of Madrid: Custom Tour

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Experience the local culture and vibrant energy of Madrid at night, when the city truly comes alive. On this private, 4-hour tour, set off with a savvy guide during the early evening hours on a tour that can be completely customized to suit your interests. See iconic landmarks illuminated as night falls, and discover tucked-away treasures that only locals know. At the end of the tour, rest your feet and drink in the city’s famous nightlife at an authentic tapas bar.
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  • 4 hours
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$164.52
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Madrid Walking Tour and Flamenco Show with Tapas

Madrid Walking Tour and Flamenco Show with Tapas

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Stroll through several centuries of Madrid history during this 3.5-hour guided walking tour with an evening Flamenco performance. Stomp around Madrid on two feet with a local guide, discovering landmarks like the iconic Plaza Mayor, the Arch of Cuchilleros and some of the city’s oldest buildings. Then let the performers handle the stomping (and dancing) during a performance hosted at Madrid’s famous Flamenco Torres Bermejas venue, accompanied by an included tapas dinner. Hotel drop-off is also covered.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Private Tapas Tour

Private Tapas Tour

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Experience Spanish tapas and learn about the history and gastronomy of Madrid during this private, guided, walking, and food tour that visits 3 tapas bars. Find yourself eating and drinking among locals sampling famous dishes like rich Iberian ham, saucy patatas bravas, and chocolate-covered churros. See the sights and learn their history as you walk between bars taking time for photos and exploring at your own pace. We mix gastronomy with history. So, apart from enjoying gastronomy, you will learn more about my city and my country. Enjoy a private tour of tapas. Go to three tapas bars in the center of Madrid and taste local dishes. After that go to one of the best churrerias to try delicious churros with chocolate (winter) or enjoy a refreshing ice cream (summer).
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.65
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Majestic Madrid Walking Tour

Majestic Madrid Walking Tour

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Madrid is a grand, picturesque city with so much to see that it's easy to miss the top attractions. On this guided walking tour, travelers get outside of the city center and uncover the hidden side of Madrid. See the city's stunning, 20th century architecture, its most literary neighborhood, and the house where Miguel de Cervantes wrote his magnum opus, Don Quixote. Along the way, learn about the history of Madrid and the Bourbon Dynasty.
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  • 2 hours
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Historical Tour in Madrid

Historical Tour in Madrid

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Collect moments instead of things! Sol Tours Madrid we are a company of young entrepreneurs with great fascination for the tourist service. Our empathy, fun tours and preferential treatment make us stand out from the rest. Join our fascinating tours where you will learn and get to know Madrid in the funniest way and let yourself be seduced by the stories that every corner of this beautiful city keeps. Nothing better than touring the city with an expert guide, showing you those corners where you can taste typical dishes, historical places and monuments, etc. Know, Live, Enjoy! and Ole!! Make your reservation NOW!
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  • 2 hours 20 minutes
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Madrid Food Tour: Gastronomy & History with Lunch or Dinner
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Madrid Food Tour: Gastronomy & History with Lunch or Dinner

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Treat your taste buds to this 3.5-hour walking tapas tour of Madrid! Gain insight into the cherished Spanish culinary tradition from your local guide as you visit four or five eateries around the city on a lunch or dinner tour. Sample authentic tapas like Iberian ham, locally produced cheeses and paella, accompanied by regional wine or beer at each stop. All tapas and drinks are included, so be sure to bring your walking shoes and your appetite!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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3-Hour Tapas Secret Food Tour of Madrid w/ Private Tour Option

3-Hour Tapas Secret Food Tour of Madrid w/ Private Tour Option

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Sample the culinary secrets of Madrid as you taste and tour your way the historic center of the city. You’ll visit eight delicious stops with your group, as your guide fills you in on the rich culture and history of Madrid, and the Spanish approach to food. Your tour will include tastings of savory tapas, sweet treats, and Spanish wines and cider (or a non-alcoholic substitute).
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  • 3 hours
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Madrid Combo: City Sightseeing and Skip-the-Line Prado Museum Guided

Madrid Combo: City Sightseeing and Skip-the-Line Prado Museum Guided

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Discover all that Madrid has to offer, including art, architecture, culture and history, during this 4-hour combined sightseeing tour and Prado museum visit. Combine two of Madrid’s most popular excursions in one trip, starting with an exploration of some of the city’s most interesting attractions by luxury coach, including the Plaza Mayor, Santiago Bernabeu Stadium and the Los Austrias neighborhood. Then enjoy skip-the-line admission to the Prado Museum, investigating the most famous works in this sprawling institution with a guide. Your combined coach tour and Prado visit also includes complimentary drink at the Hard Rock Café.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Madrid Evening Tapas Adventure Walking Tour with a Local
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Madrid Evening Tapas Adventure Walking Tour with a Local

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Get a taste of Madrid’s culinary scene on a tapas walking tour led by a guide. Explore the local haunts in three of the city's neighborhoods, sampling tapas and learning about the history of Madrid’s literary quarter as you go. Enjoy an intimate atmosphere and personalized attention on this small-group tour, where numbers are limited to 12 people.
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  • 4 hours
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$111.45
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Ultimate Spanish Cuisine Food Tour in Madrid

Ultimate Spanish Cuisine Food Tour in Madrid

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Learn about Spanish culture through its world-famous food on a 4-hour walking tour of Madrid’s historic city center. Taste 12 dishes and four beverages, enough for a breakfast and hearty lunch, and meet the vendors behind each family-run eatery as you go.
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  • 4 hours
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$105.99
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Panoramic Madrid Sightseeing Tour
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Panoramic Madrid Sightseeing Tour

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Get a taste for the top attractions in Madrid on this panoramic tour of the city by coach. Stop by well-known Madrid landmarks like the city's Alcalá Gate, its Palacio Real, and Cybele's Fountain. Along the way, tour historic plazas like Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa, see intriguing neighborhoods like Barrio de la Morería and view the city's grand boulevards, listening as your guide shares details on their history and significance. This tour of Madrid offers both morning and afternoon departure times.
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  • 3 hours
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Madrid in Electric Bike: Highlights & Parks Small Group Tour
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Madrid in Electric Bike: Highlights & Parks Small Group Tour

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Join this essential 3.5-hour tour of Madrid, accompanied by our official professional guide and don’t miss out on any of its cultural and historical highlights. Enjoy an effortless route on one of our agile and dynamic light bicycles. We have one of the best bikes in Madrid. On the City & Parks route, we will cover the center of Madrid, from Retiro park to Casa de Campo park, the city's true lungs, and we will also be able to effortlessly visit and explore emblematic sites on this guided route such as the Royal Palace, Madrid's main square - Plaza Mayor, the Prado Museum and Madrid Rio. Have fun and feel unique in your experience in a Premium Small Group tour, delight yourself with our WE farewell.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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