Madrid has been one of the epicenters of western art for centuries and is now home to world-class museums and culture.
While exploring this city, you will navigate through the city’s fascinating history from its foundation as a Moorish town to its modern and vibrant current state.
Take a walking tour and become a Madrileño for a day, because in the words of the great writer Calderón de la Barca: “Madrid is everyone’s homeland…”
While Free Tours by Foot doesn’t offer a walking tour in Madrid, you can still find a quality tour from one of the several companies in the city.
TIP: If you’d rather explore by yourself, here are a few great self-guided options.
FREE WALKING TOURS OF MADRID
You can find a few different free walking tours in Madrid. This model of tours is tips-based, meaning you can pay your guide what you think the tour was worth after your walk is over. Usually, €10 to €20 is suggested for an enjoyable tour.
If you’re looking for a bigger tour experience, check out the Madrid City hop-on hop-off bus tour. You can cover more ground and pick any of the stops to get off and take more time to walkthrough.
Free Walking Tours Madrid:
The free tour leaves every day at 11:00 am and on Saturdays at 3:00 pm. Tour guides speak Spanish, Italian, and English. They request that you book online before showing up to the 2.5-hour tour. This company also provides paid weekly tours such as Food Walk.
OGO Tours offers 2.5-hour free walking tours with local guides. Groups are limited to 20 people for each tour. Starting at 10:45 am, the guides take you on a historic tour of the city. There is also a literary-themed tour ‘Inspiring Madrid’ which is also offered and covers the Literary Quarter and Paseo del Prado areas.
Leaf Madrid Tours:
This company offers two tours a day starting at 11:00 am and 17:00 (5:00 pm), covering all the main attractions of Madrid. The tours last 2 hours and 45 minutes. Paid weekly tours covering specific themes, such as food or art, are also available with only 25 spots per tour.
Strawberry Tours offers a daily tour starting at 10:30 am for both Spanish and English-speaking travelers.
Their Free Madrid Landmarks Tour – Old City will give you insight into modern-day Madrid through its history: An inclusive, cosmopolitan, welcoming, culturally-rich city full of contrasts.
However, weekly paid tours with custom themes can also be organized for tourists.
FREE WALKING TOURS IN OTHER CITIES
Enjoy free walking tours in other cities around the world with Free Tours by Foot and our recommended companies.
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