9 Best Madrid Cultural & History Tours 2019 - Best Tours in Madrid

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Heresies of Madrid: The Black Legend of the Spanish Inquisition
Tour ∙ 2 hrs
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20 EUR

Heresies of Madrid: The Black Legend of the Spanish Inquisition

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On this Madrid evening tour you will discover some of the most terrific stories of the Holy Tribunal, The Inquisition! One of the most interesting evening walks you might experience, guided by an elegant narrator who will share with you the darkest untold aspects of the Spanish Inquisition.
From
20 EUR
Alternative bike tour: the best of street art in Madrid
Tour ∙ 3 hrs
 ∙ From 
38 EUR

Alternative bike tour: the best of street art in Madrid

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Madrid's #1 street art bike tour is now available. Discover with a local graffiti artist the most trendy areas in the neighborhoods of Malasaña, Lavapiés and Embajadores. Enjoy the best street art and graffiti from national and international artists.
From
38 EUR
One Day with a Local Guide in Madrid
Tour ∙ 6 hrs
 ∙ From 
19 EUR

One Day with a Local Guide in Madrid

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Booked by 41 people!
“Paloma is the best guide! We had such a wonderful experience seeing Madrid and on two day trips, one to Toledo and one to Segovia" – these are the words of just one of my satisfied guests. Book a tour with me and find out for yourself!
Booked by 41 people!
From
19 EUR
Savour Madrid like a local
Tour ∙ 3 hrs
 ∙ From 
50 EUR

Savour Madrid like a local

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Eat like locals away from the tourist path, explore the secrets of real Spanish food & excellent wines, discover Madrid history and Spanish culture, and experience the love for life of the "Madrileños".
From
50 EUR
Running tour (10k) - Highlights of Madrid - Palacio, Plaza Mayor, Retiro and more
Tour ∙ 2 hrs
 ∙ From 
35 EUR

Running tour (10k) - Highlights of Madrid - Palacio, Plaza Mayor, Retiro and more

Running is a great way to see a city and I will ensure you have a great time while visiting Madrid. This tour covers most parts of the city centre and it will give you a great insight in how the city is laid out and how the different neighbourhoods are connected.
From
35 EUR
Flamenco dance class in Madrid
Tour ∙ 1 hr
 ∙ From 
19 EUR

Flamenco dance class in Madrid

What is the best thing to do in sunny Madrid? Immerse yourself in Spanish culture during a fun Flamenco lesson at the dance studio in the Madrid old-town! Be an active tourist and learn the basic steps of this magic dance, including hand movements, footwork and clapping.
From
19 EUR
Origins of Madrid
Tour ∙ 3 hrs
 ∙ From 
35 EUR

Origins of Madrid

This tour aims to tell the travellers about Madrid's birth and very origin! From the Royal Palace Area to Plaza Mayor de Madrid
From
35 EUR
Ávila and Segovia
Tour ∙ 8 hrs
 ∙ From 
57 EUR

Ávila and Segovia

NEW!
Visit Segovia and Ávila, two of the oldest cities of whole Spain. Segovia is a town, founded by the Romans and it is one of the most monumental places in Spain. Ávila is another World Heritage and ancient city! If you already have explored Madrid, you should join this trip to experience new place.
From
57 EUR
Architecture of Madrid for All
Tour ∙ 3 hrs
 ∙ From 
10 EUR

Architecture of Madrid for All

NEW!
The keys to understand architecture easily. We are all surrounded by incredible monuments but unable to read them, to understand them. I will give you the main keys on how to read architecture yourself in a very fun and empowering way !
From
10 EUR

Customer feedback about Cultural & History Tours in Madrid

Rating 4.8 based on 26 reviews

A most excellent person and guide
Paloma and I coordinated my visit several weeks before I arrived, so she was ready to go when I arrived. Paloma is both charming, gracious, and full of knowledge about Madrid. On more than one occasion she assisted w/ making reservations, and other logistics after my tour was over.

We found her restaurant and nightlife recommendations to be very useful in understanding and navigating Madrid. In short, without her involvement, this trip would have been less complete or enjoyable. Paloma is the best!
One Day with a Local Guide in Madrid
Perfect if you have 1 day to see Madrid
My sister and I only had one day in Madrid and wanted to see as much as we could. I found great reviews about Paloma online and she was available! She contacted me before we arrived to customize our day and gave us tips for the other cities we were going to visit. She even checked in on us later in the week. We got a real feel for the cited and history of Madrid and had plenty of time after the tour to shop, eat and see a few additional places. A+
One Day with a Local Guide in Madrid
Riccardo
I had an only one person tour with Paloma. She is very passionate about her job, so smiling and polite that makes you feel at your ease in the same way you re about to do a walk with a good friend. Then she explains you a lot of interesting curiosities about Madrid that you don t find in a guide: last but not least she suggest you places to enjoy Madrid such as restaurants and bars where spanish people use to go. Highly recommended!
One Day with a Local Guide in Madrid
Like spending a day with your friend who lives in Madrid!
Paloma is a loveley, bubbly woman who’s love for her city shines thru. This was a casual walking tour with plenty of information... if you’re looking for a stuffy structured tour this one might not be for you. IF you are looking for an experience more like coming to Madrid to spend a day with your friend who lives there.... Paloma is that friend. We had great conversation, saw so many things and laughed a lot. Thank you Paloma!
One Day with a Local Guide in Madrid
Great
Guide was extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the city and all that it has to offer. My time with her was a 10 out of 10 and I highly recommend you do this excursion. In fact she went over her time to help me with something non related to the tour and did it as a nice person. A beautiful woman with a beautiful soul and I look forward to calling her a friend moving forward.
One Day with a Local Guide in Madrid
A Must-Do in Madrid
Paloma was a wonderful tour guide. The 6 hours flew by and were amazed by just how much we had seen. She was so helpful leading up to the tour giving tips. She even offered to book us at a flamenco show which we accepted and thoroughly enjoyed. It felt like we were touring with a friend. A must-do if you are planning to come to Madrid.
One Day with a Local Guide in Madrid
Very lucky to come across Paloma
Really pleased Paloma could show me around Madrid. She made me feel at home as I was travelling alone and was flexible with my tour requests. She helped me find some gems and although she didn't have to she sent me tips and advice on what to do when I was on my way. Great woman, very intelligent, very funny and a treat to meet.
One Day with a Local Guide in Madrid
Knowledgeable and Friendly
Paloma was the perfect guide for my one day layover in Madrid. Her love for this city comes through in her animated descriptions of its architecture, art, history, food, and people. I highly recommend her!
One Day with a Local Guide in Madrid
Enjoyed every second with her in Madrid
We just got a day in Madrid and thanks to Paloma got the best of the city and falled in loved with Madrid, already planing come back!
One Day with a Local Guide in Madrid
We loved this!
I booked this for myself, my husband and our 16-year old son and our Dutch friends, who also have a 16-year old son, and it was outstanding! Truly one of the highlights of our trip. Our Dutch friends loved the biking, as did we -- and we got to see streets and places that we might not have seen or visited. Javier is the "designer" of the route and he is a fantastic guy -- fun, knowledgeable, passionate about Madrid and a great guide. I would highly recommend this especially if you have teens who might want to be active and not visit one more museum and/or if people in your group have experience biking, good balance and would feel comfortable riding around a bustling city (although mostly side streets -- only a few times crossing really busy streets -- originally I thought this might even be fun for my parents but then realized absolutely not for my dad but my mom could do it because although she is older, she is an avid biker).
Alternative bike tour: the best of street art in Madrid
Great experience!
I cant give Paloma 10 stars, but if I could I would. This tour was a great tour. If you are short on time in the city of Madrid I highly recommend this tour. You will visit all the main sites and even some hidden treasures that only with Paloma I would have known about them. This tour also gives you a good insight for places you will want to visit at another time with more time. Paloma is very engaging and knowledgeable about her city, not to mention also very friendly and smart. Paloma was very helpful and is willing to give recommendations about places to check out after and restaurants. Whatever you need she the right person to ask and if she doesnt know, she will find the answer. Thank you very much Paloma for making our experience in Madrid the best!!
One Day with a Local Guide in Madrid
A most wonderful and interesting day
This is not a tour about facts and figures about Madrid. Although many of these are included. It is a day spent with Paloma who is passionate about her city, Full of wonderful stories and interesting places to see, she slowly becomes your best friend. I cannot not recommend her more highly for those that want a trip round her city with someone who loves to talk and tell you a bit of everything; We finished up having lunch with her feeling as though we really know her and her lovely city. Highly recommended for those that do not like formal tours. A great day and wonderful treat for Claire's birthday. Thank you Paloma.
One Day with a Local Guide in Madrid
L
Paloma was fabulous.
We had a one day walking tour with Paloma and her knowledge and passion for her home town was wonderful. Paloma not only showed us the big sights but also some wonderful small hidden gems and suggested other sights to see on our other days in Madrid and helped with restaurant suggestions and reservations. Amazing day with a local.
Lisa & Andrew
One Day with a Local Guide in Madrid
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Had a great time!
We thoroughly enjoyed our time on this tour, Javier was knowledgeable and got us to try some local dishes we would not normally have tried. He adapted the places to make sure we all enjoyed the food and drinks, he even managed to please my mother and that is a challenge! We definitely recommend this tour.
Savour Madrid like a local
Awesome!
Paloma was amazing! She clearly knows her way around the city, and is a wiz at all things history related! She was a pleasure to spend the day with and it felt like more of a friend showing us the city, than a random tour guide. It was the best decision we made in Madrid by far. She is great!!
One Day with a Local Guide in Madrid
Great introduction to the city.
Our guide to Madrid, Paloma, was the greatest! She had a set tour but let us stop and explore the beautiful city of Madrid. She knew a lot of the rich history and had good tips on navigating the city. We would definitely use Like a Local for future vacations.
One Day with a Local Guide in Madrid
Fantastic and a very caring guide
Paloma was simply outstanding. She was very warm and is very good at her craft. She took care of details and was more of a friend than a guide. I would highly recommend her.
One Day with a Local Guide in Madrid
A very enjoyable and informative day
Thank you for a very enjoyable and informative day Paloma. You are gifted with your knowledge and the way you are able guide and tailor the visit and we really enjoyed it.
One Day with a Local Guide in Madrid
J
We had a wonderful day with Paloma. She took us all over Madrid. Even some special places she likes to show you. I would recommend her to anyone planning a trip to Madrid
One Day with a Local Guide in Madrid
H
Awesome experience
It was a wonderful experience, our guide with his talents as actresses succeeded in making us travel and feel this fascinating period of the time of the inquisition.
Heresies of Madrid: The Black Legend of the Spanish Inquisition

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