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Madrid: Local Tapas and Wine Tour with Drinks & Views

1. Madrid: Local Tapas and Wine Tour with Drinks & Views

Enjoy the true art of Tapeo in this experience in which you will discover Spanish gastronomy from bar to bar visiting different neighborhoods. The tour will start at the San Miguel square and head to La Latina, Cava Baja street, where most of the famous sites for Tapeo exist. There, taste traditional Spanish croquettes, particularly ham or even shellfish, of course, a good wine to pair. The route will continue through different bars in the center of Madrid, where you taste typical mushroom tapas or Padrón peppers. Answer the important questions, why are some hot and others not? accompanied by a beer or cider. Near the last stop, the tour arrives in the San Miguel Market, to taste the famous pintxos of Bilbao accompanied by a Txakoli glass. Afterward, walk through the Plaza Mayor and Barrio de las Letras, where famous poets and artists spent the best years of their lives. The last tasting stop is a traditional meat cheek with mashed potatoes, paired with a good wine, preferably red. Can you think of a better ending than going up to a terrace with excellent views of Madrid to enjoy a drink? (Only available on the evening tour.) Have fun and feel unique in your experience in a small group premium tour.

Madrid: Market Brunch Tapas Tour

2. Madrid: Market Brunch Tapas Tour

Dive into the rich terrain of Spanish cuisine in the country's bustling capital city. Head to a vibrant local market alongside a friendly guide who will ensure you taste only the most authentic and delicious favorites of Madrid gastronomy. Make 5 different stops and learn 3 ways to enjoy the food on offer. Get in touch with food culture and local lifestyles. Come hungry as the different dishes will add up to the equivalent of a hearty meal. And don’t forget the drinks. Every tapas dish you try will come with the ideal drink pairing so you can enjoy the full gastronomic experience.

Madrid: Tapas Experience with Expert

3. Madrid: Tapas Experience with Expert

Experience the highlights of Spanish cuisine with a tapas expert. Learn about the history and regions of each dish and paired drinks. Visit 3 traditional Tapas bars, each with its own unique flavors. Choose from a private tour any day of the week or a shared tour on Wednesday or Friday. The tour will start with tasting the famous cider from Asturias and some tapas from the same region in the north of Spain. From there you will sample some of the traditional liquor from Madrid called “madroño” served in a chocolate shot glass, plus a complimentary drink and some tapas appetizers. Finally you will enjoy a mixed "dinner" of different tapas, plus some sangria or wine.

Madrid: Flamenco Show with Tapas and Wine Tour

4. Madrid: Flamenco Show with Tapas and Wine Tour

Experience Madrid through its food culture on a tapas walking tour through various bars in the center of Madrid. Together with a culinary expert guide, you’ll discover authentic signature cuisine, gourmet products, and a vast amount of culinary culture, nowadays hidden in the reformed markets of San Miguel and La Cebada in the La Latina neighborhood of Madrid. Start the tour at the famous San Miguel Market, where you’ll taste the famous pintxos of Bilbao. After the San Miguel Market visit, head to La Latina and enjoy traditional Croquettes in the renowned street Cava Baja. Continue the tour through different bars in the center of Madrid, where you’ll taste delicious Spanish omelet and cod tapas, mushrooms tapas accompanied by a glass of wine or cider. After your tapas walking tour, experience another side of Spanish culture. Flamenco, declared Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 2010, is the most authentic and popular expression of Spanish culture. Enjoy an intimate flamenco show surrounded by the fantastic atmosphere of The Tablao Flamenco, a hidden treasure in the center of Madrid. Enjoy a complimentary drink during the show.

Madrid: Tapas, Taverns and History Tour

5. Madrid: Tapas, Taverns and History Tour

Your evening begins at a historic tavern in the heart of Madrid, where you’ll enjoy your first tapas of the evening along with vermouth—Spain’s favorite aperitif. Get a crash course in the art of tapeo as your guide shares some of the secrets of going out for tapas here in Madrid. After that, you’re off to discover Madrid’s history up close on an expertly guided walking tour! From iconic sights like the Royal Palace to hidden squares only locals know about, you’ll discover how each stop along the way has played a role in the city’s story. Having worked up an appetite, it’s time for more tapas at two more beloved bars in the historic center. Each of these bites is a time-honored local favorite that has won the hearts of generations of madrileños over the decades! And as you make your way from one to another, you’ll get even more insights into Madrid’s fascinating past. Finally, you’ll sit down for a dinner of shared plates at one last classic tapas bar that’s consistently packed with locals. You’ll leave with plenty of knowledge of how to enjoy tapas like a local in Madrid, and how the city’s history and food go hand in hand.

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What people are saying about Madrid

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 5 reviews

Laura was a terrific guide with a lot energy and helpful information during our tour. Food and drinks were great, and being in a beautiful city like Madrid made all the more enjoyable. Highly recommend.

It was an excellent sight-seeing your. The guide was showing us nice places and we had a lot of fun with the other guests of this trip. I will enjoy another tour next time in Madrid!

We did the booking at the last minute because other tour was cancelled and we were suprise in a good way. The tour was very interesting and Laura was amazing. Totally recommend!

Agustin was an amazing tour guide and so personable. He gave us great insight but also was caring, conversations flew consistently!

One of the best experiences we booked in the recent years. The guide Agustin was sooo great!