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Fantastic walking tour of Madrid

Dr. Almudena Cros does a fantastic walking tour of central Madrid, explaining the impact of the... read more

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Ethel C
Really superb tours in Madrid!

We did two tours with Across Madrid, The Prado Tour with Alumudena and Madrid in the Spanish Civil... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Calle Campomanes 8, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

Dr. Almudena Cros does a fantastic walking tour of central Madrid, explaining the impact of the Spanish Civil War on the city. She illustrates her walking tour with detailed archival material, evocative photographs and personal family stories. She seeks to undermine the historic state denial...More

Thank Ethel C
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a tour with Almudena Cros. I will address both the strengths and the weaknesses of our tour. The strengths of the tour were that she is passionate about the subject, has done extensive archival research, is eager and generous about sharing the results...More

6  Thank Javier E
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did two tours with Across Madrid, The Prado Tour with Alumudena and Madrid in the Spanish Civil War with Tristan. I highly recommend both these tours and guides to enrich your experience in Madrid. Both expert and very well qualified guides were very engaging...More

2  Thank Sightseer21734
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family took two highly informative and very enjoyable tours with Almu during a recent visit to Madrid- The Spanish Civil War tour and Power to the People— her tour on the Spanish War of Independence. Both were excellent. Almu brings tremendous passion and insight...More

3  Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent tour of carefully and interestingly selected works in this great but rather daunting museum, aimed at children but with plenty to engage adults too. Dr Almu Cros was a terrific guide who really communicated (in fluent and clear English) her enthusiasm for and...More

2  Thank Baedeker2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and friends really enjoyed two of our tours with Across Madrid Cultural Tours - Prado for Children and Toledo for Children. I would say that the information presented, history etc was presented in such a way that both the children and the adults...More

3  Thank 321adventures
Reviewed 10 August 2018

My dad and I were suffering from jetlag and straggled into the museum on three hours of sleep. Almudena's infectious energy and articulate descriptions of the art brought us back to life. Soon we were brimming with questions, and her responses reflected both the depth...More

4  Thank overtherainbow17
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Ms. Almu was amazing to say the least! We traveled last month as a family of 6 from USA (including 3 kids, ages 9 7 and 3). Sadly, we got lost on the way to the museum. This caused me great anxiety as we were...More

6  Thank Keneshia L
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We booked the tour of the Prado Museum for our family. We handled all of the communication over email and Almu was very responsive and accommodating of our schedule. The tour was GREAT! I admit that I was nervous because my youngest (14) is not...More

2  Thank FamilyofFiveNC
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Tristan took us on a tour of important sites from the Spanish Civil War. He first focused on the area of Puerta del Sol and the Plaza de Callao. His knowledge of the history of the war, especially the role of the Abraham Lincoln Brigades,...More

1  Thank Clickbeetle
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performers, colorful lights, window shopping,
restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and
churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a
collection of plazas interconnected by a network of
side streets. Some of these side streets are wide
pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so
it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as
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11 July 2018|
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Response from AMadrid14 | Property representative |
Dear canadakate_11, Which tour would you like to take? Please contact us through our website- just google AcrossMadrid and you will find us. We look forward to hearing from you and we appreciate an early booking since we... More
Albert A
2 July 2018|
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Response from AMadrid14 | Property representative |
Hi! Yes, we can certainly do the Prado for Children tour with a 5 year old! I adapt the content and the vocabulary depending on the age of the child, and it works really well- you will be surprised how much a 5-year old will... More
8 June 2018|
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Response from AMadrid14 | Property representative |
Dear canadakate_11, Our Spanish Civil War lasts around 4 hours. It would cost 60 euros per senior if there are only 2 of you. Please consider that other companies (including some that plagiarised our work!) are charging... More