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Private Guided Tour: Madrid The Old City

Private Guided Tour: Madrid The Old City
Private & Custom Tours > Private Sightseeing Tours > Private Tours
$69.41
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Description

Stroll the streets and squares of the Spanish capital on this 2.5 hour private tour, discovering the secrets of Madrid’s old city. Your guide will lead you through the most iconic locations in Madrid, peeling back the history and characters that have marked them over the centuries.

Start at the Royal Palace, and follow your expert guide through the medieval streets to sites including Plaza Mayor, Santa Cruz Palace, and the soaring Almudena Cathedral. You’ll discover the curious Bakery House and the tapas-filled stalls at San Miguel Market. This charming district is popularly known as Habsburg Madrid, in reference to the ruling powers of the 16th and 17th centuries. It is here, in central Madrid, that you’ll even visit the world’s oldest restaurant to find out what the signature dish is.

Visit Madrid as it existed later under the Bourbon dynasty, featuring the majestic Royal Palace, which is the largest functioning palace in all of Europe. You’ll wander the gardens of Plaza de Oriente designed by French emperor Napoleon´s brother. Learn about the Royal Theater and let the beauty of the French-inspired architecture wash over you as you discuss Madrid in the 19th century. By the end, you’ll understand the layout of the city and how its landmarks played a part in its rich history.

Stroll the streets and squares of the Spanish capital on this 2.5 hour private tour, discovering the secrets of Madrid’s old city. Your guide will lead you through the most iconic locations in Madrid, peeling back the history and characters that have marked them over the centuries.