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Ultimate Spanish Cuisine Tour

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Devour the multicultural history of Spain with a 4-hour daytime walking and gastronomy tour through the historic city center of Madrid. Visit 7 tasting stops including a century-old bakery and a family-run tavern serving the best Spanish omelette in town while weaving past the city’s emblematic sites. Discover the true culture of Madrid through your tastebuds with 11+ food tastings and 4 beverages, enough for a breakfast and hearty lunch.
Highlights
  • Savor 12 different dishes at eight locations in Madrid
  • Visit landmarks, including Plaza Mayor and the San Miguel Market
  • Small-group size ensures personalized recommendations from your guide
  • Learn about Madrid’s history from your local guide
What to Expect
Begin your morning by meeting your guide and small group at Plaza Mayor. Then, set off together to discover Madrid’s history and cuisine. Begin with a rich hot chocolate, as you learn about Plaza Mayor’s heritage. Then, continue on to the San Miguel Market to peruse the fresh produce. Head to a traditional eatery to sample cocido stew, a typical Madrid dish, before strolling on to the best vendors in town to taste their cured ham (jamón), Spanish tortilla, and beverages, including national wines, vermouth, and cider. Stop also at a bakery to sample some sweet bites, and pass landmarks, such as the Royal Palace and Plaza de la Villa, gaining insight into the capital’s culture from your local guide as you explore. At the end of your tour, return to the Plaza Mayor, and continue your exploration with a new perspective and recommendations for the rest of your trip.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Plaza Mayor, 27, 28012 Madrid, Spain
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Small-group tour (maximum 12 guests)
  • Food tastings (enough for breakfast and lunch)
  • Wine tastings
  • Local guide
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Non-eating children under 5 years old do not require a ticket
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Available for vegetarians, pescatarians and gluten free with prior notice
  • Not recommended for vegans
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Tours operate even with just 1 person booked
  • A maximum of 12 people per booking
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The trip started out with a bit of rain but we didn't notice it or let it bother us. Our guide Joy was such a shining light. She gave information about the food, drink, restaurants, city of Madrid and history of Spain. I brought my...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank RyanCH1984
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I did this tour on October 12. We loved the yummy food, the history, the culture and the fun people in our group. It was one of the highlights of our trip to Spain. Thank you Arantxa for a great time!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank CDiMarsh
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was an outstanding tour. some of the best food we have tasted in Spain. Our tour guide, Ewan, was enthusiastic and a true expert on the food, drinks. establishments, and history which made the tour extra special.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Dean B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our visit to Madrid was truly the ultimate with this spectacular tour. The food was varied, plentiful and delicious and Carolyn’s comprehensive knowledge of Spanish cuisine, wine and history was the perfect complement. She was also very friendly and bubbling with enthusiasm. If you’re on...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank dbrakman
Caitlin E, Operations Manager at Devour Madrid Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hola! Thanks so much for telling us about your experience with Devour and especially with Carolyn. She certainly knows a lot about Spanish wine, cuisine and history. She also makes the evening fly by with her enthusiasm and anecdotes. We´re sure with all the tips...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm usually not a tour person, but our time in Madrid was short and we wanted to sample as many of the classic and delicious Spanish foods as we could. This tour enabled us to do that. Yvonne was our guide that day and she...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank atexastraveler
Caitlin E, Operations Manager at Devour Madrid Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello there, What a great roundup of your tour with Yvonne! It sounds like you were able to see a lot in the short amount of time you had left. One of our missions at Devour is to connect curious travelers like yourself to small...More

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kehonka
2 April 2019|
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Response from Janine M | Reviewed this property |
Walking just a couple blocks between stops. I told the guide I was having an achy day, and he made sure to check in with me often.
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