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Meet your guide and group at Plaza de la Villa and set off to explore the city’s best dining spots.

First, visit a local market and peruse the fresh produce, meats, and cheese while your guide explains traditional recipes, before sampling the fresh food yourself.

Next, visit a tavern and enjoy a glass of wine or aperitif as you taste another example of Spanish cuisine. Then, head into the town’s Literary Quarter to learn about Madrid’s resident writers throughout history, including Miguel de Cervantes, before popping into a nearby tapas bar for another morsel.
Afterward, make your way to a traditional restaurant for more helpings of Andalucian fare, along with soft drinks or wine, before exploring the historic Lavapiés neighborhood.

Wander past international eateries on your way to one of Madrid’s oldest taverns for a final tasting plate. Conclude your tour on the Puerta del Sol.

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Plaza de la Villa
Urban Adventures
Overview

Knowing the best spots in Madrid for an authentic taste of Andalusian cuisine can be difficult. Avoid the tourist traps and learn about the city’s gastronomical scene on a tour of the city center, Literary Quarter, and Lavapiés. Sample five traditional tapas and sip on Spanish wine, as you chat with your guide about the city’s cultural heritage. Receive personalized recommendations and enjoy an intimate experience on a small-group tour.

Highlights
  • Discover the history and culture of Madrid’s Literary Quarter and Lavapiés
  • Small-group size for personalized recommendations and intimate experience
  • Sample five traditional tapas and drinks throughout the city
  • Visit a local market for insight into traditional ingredients and recipes
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Tapas historical walking tour with Andrea

Excellent, Excellent, Excellent!!! Everything was truly top-of-the line and amazing. We did at least two different tours each day on our 10-day trip to Madrid. And although all were enjoyable, this Urban Adventures tour was by far the very best. The tour guide Andrea truly...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago
Tapas Tour with Daniela

WOW! This tour exceeded my expectations. Daniela was the absolute best guide imaginable. She’s passionate about Madrid. Her warm energy brought instant camaraderie to the group. It was the perfect blend of food and drink sampling, information, history and insights. There were a lot of...More

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CeciliaCy, Manager at Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for this wonderful review! It is really rewarding to read the positive experience you had with our team! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Tapas walking tour with Daniela

We had a BLAST on this tour. We came to Madrid after spending four days in santorini. We decided to do a tapas tour and I feel like we saw the true amazing parts of Madrid. Daniela was awesome, so fun and super sweet! She...More

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CeciliaCy, Manager at Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Wow! Thank you! It is so rewarding to read your review! Our team is passionate & enthusiast, they want you to enjoy the few hours together and make sure you feel comfortable in the following days in Madrid, that’s why they provide with many local...More

Reviewed 6 days ago
Amazing night!

Daniela was AMAZING! It ended up just being me on the tour, which turned out to be so personable and like we'd known each other for a while! We saw so many nooks of Madrid that I would have missed otherwise and all of the...More

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CeciliaCy, Manager at Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you! ¡Muchísimas gracias! We are really happy to read the great time you had on tour! Our team members are locals, passionate about their job and enthusiasm of showing you Madrid! We are glad you like the Urban Adventures philosophy of travel and we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
A good time all round

Good pace. Good sights. Good information. Good Food and Wine experiences. Good locations and markets. A really good experience An Excellent guide.... Andrea was a wonderful host and guide around this lovely city of Madrid. Would recommendMore

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CeciliaCy, Manager at Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! Thank you for this amazing feedback. Your words describe exactly what we try to achieve in every tour. It’s really rewarding to read it! Our tours are focus in small groups, trying to personalize the itinerary to your needs & interests. We focus...More

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