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Explore different sides of the city by foot on a 3 hours free tour Madrid, with passionate local guides and learn the history of the Spanish capital as you stroll through the hiden streets where buses can’t go and get to know the amazing stories, legends and anecdotes of this majestic city.

Free tour Madrid - everyday

This tour is for FREE!

(tips basis only)

The free tour Madrid Essential starts everyday at 11am by the BEAR statue in Puerta del Sol (metro line 1, 2 and 3). Look for our guides with the BEAR logo in the red t-shirt and the big yellow sign (check the map below) REMEMBER! We don’t use umbrellas.

Free tour Madrid Essential for solo travellers or small groups (less than 10 people)

Free tour Madrid Essential for groups bigger than 10 people and private tours

The Tour

Enjoy the 3 hours free tour Madrid, and experience an alternative side of the spanish capital, going from the big avenues to the city’s landmark, monuments and historic neighborhoods.

Departing from the central Puerta del Sol, your guide will immerse you in the energetic vibe of the city, describing what the capital was like through the history, and how it turned to be the city that it is today.

As well as the history, you will discover the artistic side of the city, you’ll see areas popular for their nightlife, and discover the modern architecture. Walk through history, as you learn about the former Moorish empire, Napoleon’s invasion, and the dark side of the holy Spanish inquisition.

Feel free to tip what you can afford and what you feel the tour was worth, in MADRIDE TRAVEL we all have been a travelers and we know what is to be in a low budget, so don’t worry in case your trip economy is a little bit tight, with a loud applause and your recommendations will be enough, either way, we’ll have a great time and we hope, you do as well.

Those are some of the sights we'll cover on the free tour Madrid Essential
  • Puerta del Sol (the heart of Madrid)
  • Royal Palace
  • Muslim Madrid
  • The origens of the “Tapas”
  • Spanish inquisition
  • The world’s oldest restaurant
  • Hemingway’s Madrid
  • Advises about where to go, where is free, what to eat and much more..
Free tour Madrid - Palacio


Meeting point

We’ll be waiting for you and the rest of the folks want to join the free tour Madrid  Essential everyday an 11:00 AM by the bear statue in Puerta del Sol, metro line number 1, 2, & 3 (see the map below)

 Free tour Madrid Essential is provided in Spanish and English (different groups)

Tours run all year

No matter the weather conditions, the free tour Madrid runs all year long, well except the 24th, 25th, 31st of december and 1st of january, we also need a break 🙂

After the tour

After the free tour Madrid Essential we normally go all groups together (spanish group and english group) to have lunch to a nice and local tavern and you are welcome to join us.

If you want to contemplate your visit and find out more about the city sites join our free walking tour Highlights.

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The best way to complement your stay in the city. YES, we have 2! Take a look to our FREE WALKING  TOUR MADRID HIGHLIGHTS in main menu.


To join our Free walking tour Madrid Highlights, look for our guides wearing the red t-shirt and holding the big yellow sign with the MADRIDE logo. REMEMBER WE DON’T USE ANY UMBRELLA


If you are new in a city some times you can have problems  finding an specific spot and specially in Madrid you can get confuse with a lot of umbrellas offering free tours, but remember if you want to get the proper MADRIDE TRAVEL experience just follow this easy tips:

Find Puerta del Sol and the right spot in Google maps:

We are NOT in this statue

No in this statue

Only red t-shirt/jacket and we DON’T use umbrellas

We don't use umbrellas!

YES, this is the BEAR statue!

Estatua del oso

Find the big YELLOW SIGN and red t-shirt/jacket. This is the way we look


The free tour Madrid Essential and the rest of the MADRIDE TRAVEL tours are subject to cancellation in case the tour does not have a minimun of 3 participants, either way our guides will do their best to help you to enjoy Madrid. THANKS FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING


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Tel +34 910 26 48 99

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