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Madrid Gourmet Tapas Walking Tour Including La Latina and Lavapiés

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Overview
Indulge in a traditional Spanish breakfast in an iconic chocolateria. Experience the charming local tradition of shopping for sweets in a cluster convent. Visit one of the most famous gourmet markets in the whole country. Taste local, organic wines and Spanish olive oil some of our favourite Madrid markets. Discover the secrets of La Latina and Lavapies neighbourhoods and learn all about the capital’s scintillating history as we wander the pretty streets.This small group tour is limited to maximum 12 guests.
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You'll start at
Plaza de Isabel II
Plaza de Isabel II, 28013 Madrid, SpainPlaza Isabel II, at the statue of the woman in the middle of the square, facing the Opera House’s façade(Metro stop: Opera). Your guide will be holding an Urban Adventures sign. Find the exact meeting point with what3words: ///gadget.banter.sport
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    Teatro Real
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    Chocolatería San Ginés
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 3
    Plaza Mayor
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 4
    Mercado San Miguel
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 5
    Mercado la Cebada
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 6
    El Rastro
    Stop: 35 minutes -
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  • 7
    Mercado de Anton Martin
    Stop: 35 minutes -
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You'll end at
Barrio de las Letras
Barrio de las Letras, Madrid, SpainThe heart of Barrio de Las Letras neighborhood: Huertas Street corner with Calle del Leon street.
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Highlights
  • Discover the best of old and hidden Madrid on a walking tour
  • Explore historical La Latina with a guide to show you the highlights
  • Dive into multicultural Lavapiés, visit a food market, eat tapas, and more
  • Group limited to 12 for a more personalized and enriching experience
What to Expect
Meet your guide in central Madrid and dive into the buzzing neighborhood of La Latina, considered the city’s oldest area. Explore the lanes and squares as your guide tells of the district’s history and legends. Pass gardens, cafes, and old inns converted into boutique hotels and stop for photos. Walk along Madrid’s original main street and call at a historical convent that sells traditional sweets handmade by the nuns. Buy some sweets (own expense), if you wish, before heading to the multicultural quarter of Lavapiés, where Spanish eateries rub shoulders with Asian and African shops. Learn about the eclectic community and peruse the fresh produce stalls at a local food market. Enjoy tapas tastings and drinks, and visit a nearby arts center to view modern artworks and learn about Madrid’s flamenco culture. Lastly, browse some multicultural shops for mementos (own expense) before your tour ends in Lavapiés.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Plaza de Isabel II, 28013 Madrid, Spain
Departure Time
10:00 AM
Duration
4h
Return Details
Barrio de las Letras, Madrid, Spain
Inclusions
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Hot chocolate with churros
  • Olive oil tasting
  • Wine tasting
  • Cava tasting
  • 5 tapas dishes
Exclusions
  • Any sweets bought from the cluster convent
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
  • For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
  • Comfortable clothes and walking shoes are recommended. We recommend that you also bring a water bottle, sunscreen, and hat during the summer months.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Leila took us on the tour on our very first day in Madrid, which was ideal because we got to spend the rest of our time there with a better lay of the land, sense of history, ideas of where to eat/what to see, etc. She was REALLY knowledgeable and also a delight to spend a day
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Response from CeciliaCy, Manager at Madrid Gourmet Tapas Walking Tour Including La Latina and Lavapiés
Responded 1 Dec 2019
Thank you! ¡Muchas gracias! It is great to read how much you appreciated Leila’s work and the tour! Being consider the highlight of your time in Madrid is extraordinary! Thank you for taking an Urban Adventures experience!
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We toured Chocolateria San Gines for some churros and Chocolate + coffee, the Convent of Cloistered nuns on calle del Codo for the nevadivto cookies, the Mercado de la Cebada, to visit my good friend Dani for olive oil and wine, and the Mercado de Anton Martin for some artichoke
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Response from CeciliaCy, Gerente at Madrid Gourmet Tapas Walking Tour Including La Latina and Lavapiés
Responded 28 Nov 2019
Wow! Thank you! Thank you for such detailed feedback. We are happy to read the incredible experience you had with Daniela! Also, it's fantastic to read the friendships that came out of the tour with local vendors such as Dani from the market. All the people we collaborate with, they are experts and love to show you the products and if you notice, when you show a bit of interest... you can spend the entire day listening to them! Thank you again for such an amazing feedback and well, looking forward to meeting you again! Regards from the entire team of Urban Adventures in Madrid!
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Leila our tour guide was full of energy, life, and jokes! It was a pleasure to have her and gave us lots of insights how locals do tapas in Madrid. Plus, she gave us interesting facts and took us to interesting places around Madrid besides the tapas bars we went to. Places that
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Response from CeciliaCy, Gerente at Madrid Gourmet Tapas Walking Tour Including La Latina and Lavapiés
Responded 20 Nov 2019
Thank you for this amazing review! We are so happy you had such a great time with Leila during our Madrid Tapas Adventure! It is great to see how much you appreciate all the local tips and recommendations we provide during the time together! We hope to see you again soon in another tour with Urban Adventures!
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We had an amazing guid I, she was very knowledgeable, told us of the history of the city of Madrid, and took us to authentic
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Response from CeciliaCy, Manager at Madrid Gourmet Tapas Walking Tour Including La Latina and Lavapiés
Responded 10 Nov 2019
Thank you for this great feedback! I don’t know if it meant to continue or not but anyhow, it seems you had a great time during the experience! Our aim is to show you our city, give you lots of local tips for your days in town and make sure you discover authentic places! We are glad we managed to deliver a great tour! We hope to see you again soon in another Urban Adventures experience! Regards from the entire team of Madrid!
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We had SUCH an amazing time on this tour! My husband and I absolutely loved it. Our group was small (there were 5 guests on the tour) and all of us really got to know each other. Our guide was fantastic. She made all of us feel personally welcome on the tour and made an effort
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Response from CeciliaCy, Manager at Madrid Gourmet Tapas Walking Tour Including La Latina and Lavapiés
Responded 8 Oct 2019
Thank you for this amazing review! We are happy to read how much you loved the experience! We hope to see you again soon in another Urban Adventures tour! Regards from the entire team in Madrid!
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Wonderful tour. Andrea is incredibly knowledgable and made our trip to Madrid that much better. One of the best
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Highly recommend
Really enjoyed the tapas tour and every drinks was spot on!! Carolina our host is such a cheerful and a nice
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Our guide Daniella took us on a custom private tour of Madrid. Stops at several local culinary highlights
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Maryel Donato
Daniella did an amazing job. We had the best time. She was so informative. Her passion for Madrid is contagious.
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andrewgeorge2
10
Highly recommended!
This tour was perfect! The food was very indicative of the Spanish culture and food that the locals eat. No
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Y2162NMsophiew
Toronto, Canada
42
Highlight of our trip to Madrid!!
Leila took us on the tour on our very first day in Madrid, which was ideal because we got to spend the rest of our
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guillermorW2511NJ
Mexico City, Mexico
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Visiting Museo del Prado with an expert
I got the luck of being the only one that day so it was like a private tour. Andre showed me the “letras”
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Keschbach
10
Madrid Food Tour was Excellent!
Daniela on the Madrid Food Tour was amazing. The food was delicious and the company was even better. I would
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Rushdi A
10
Discover
I was alone in this tour and Leila was amazing guide! The tour its suposse in english but she speaks arabic so for
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rblum5
10
Awesome Walking tour with Daniela!
We toured Chocolateria San Gines for some churros and Chocolate + coffee, the Convent of Cloistered nuns on calle
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NorwichNR
11
Evening tapas tour with Leila
As soon as we met, Leila said we would have an evening of fun - and we certainly did. She was a great host and
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MellyCee
31
Tapas Crawl
Leila our tour guide was full of energy, life, and jokes! It was a pleasure to have her and gave us lots of
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SaraLO87
Salt Lake City, Utah
9749
Amazing Tapas Tour with Daniela!!!
We had an incredible night with Daniela enjoying delicious tapas, wine, beer & vermouth! She was a wonderful guide
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B2882KJfrankt
Washington DC, District of Columbia
41
Fabulous tour
Andrea was a fabulous tour guide for our tapas and wine tasting tour. She is charming well informed delightful
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