Tapas and history tour through old Madrid
Excursions & day trips

Tapas and history tour through old Madrid

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 3 hours
Do this because
  • Visit three Spanish tapas bars + dessert at the end of the tour.
  • Taste chocolate with churros in one of the most typical "churrerías" of Madrid (winter) / Ice cream (Summer)
  • Expert guide in history and gastronomy
  • Get to know the most representative places of old Madrid
What to expect

Discover the most representative places of old Madrid and learn about Spanish gastronomy with an expert guide on a typical itinerary.

This tour will start in the emblematic Puerta del Sol, where the guide will welcome you to Madrid and will explain what you'rere going to do during this experience. After welcoming you at Puerta del Sol, you'ill go to the Autrias neighborhood, where you'll stop for an hour at the first gastronomic stops. You'll experience the same venues that the locals go to, seeking traditional tapas such as Iberian ham, manchego cheese, garlic shrimp, fried cod (a typical tapa from Madrid) Padron peppers, "bravas" potatoes, Spanish Omelette, and more tapas according to the tapas bars that you'll visit on the day. After enjoying tapas like authentic locals, you'll return again to Puerta del Sol where the guide will describe to you this beautiful square, as well as its history and some symbols that are in it. The tour will continue at the unique square Plaza Mayor. During this gastronomic tour, you'll visit iconic places in the city, such as Calle Mayor, Plaza Mayor, where the guide will give you a brief summary of the history of the square, which is the most important in Madrid. Don't miss the opportunity to discover San Miguel Market, the city's most famous food market. After visiting Plaza Mayor, you'll enter Medieval Madrid. In this area, you'll stop at a classic tapas bar where, depending on the day, you'll have the opportunity to try mushrooms or a delicious squid sandwich. On the way to the last stop of the itinerary, you'll visit one of the most beautiful squares in Madrid, Plaza de la Villa, where the guide will give you a brief and interesting summary of this place. You'll also pass by the oldest restaurant in the world, and you'll discover its history. The tour will finish at Calle del Arenal where you'll go to one of the best "churrerias" in Madrid to try the traditional churros with chocolate. In summer you'll have the opportunity to try ice cream. The itinerary will end at Calle Arenal, a 5-minute walk from Puerta del Sol.

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What's included
  • 1 drink (wine, vermouth, beer, soft drinks or water) in each bar
  • Chocolate with churros or ice cream (depending on the season)
  • Food tasting as (Iberian ham, Manchego cheese, garlic shrimp, bravas, Padron pepper...)
  • Expert guide in Spanish history and gastronomy
What's not included
  • Hotel drop-off / Hotel pick-up

Puerta del Sol, 28013 Madrid, Spain

Meeting point:

At the statue of the Bear and the Strawberry Tree (Puerta del Sol). Look for the red umbrella!

What to remember
  • Minimum age for this activity is 18 years
  • This activity isn't recommended for celiacs, vegetarians, vegans, lactose intolerant and for those who can not eat fish
  • This tour isn't wheelchair accessible
  • This activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
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  • Daily at 12.30 pm and 7.00 pm
  • From 15 June to 15 September the tour starts at 8.00pm
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Enjoy Tapas Madrid
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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