Madrid Markets and Neighborhoods Small Group Tour with Tapas Tasting

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Stroll around Madrid like a local. Get to know the lesser known historical neighborhood of the city and their history. Visit the local market and discover local gems and restaurants along the way!

  • Discover Madrid from a local's point of view
  • See hidden gems around the chic neighborhood of La Latina
  • Explore around the fun, multicultural central neighborhood of Madrid, Lavapies!
  • Sample some of the best foods that Spanish cuisine can offer on your visit to the city's local markets


Start off the tour with a brief introduction on how the city was formed when you meet your guide at the meeting point. Taste a sweet treat for breakfast to help you keep going throughout the tour. After that, we'll step into the busy bohemian neighborhood of La Latina, an area filled with local restaurants and cozy coffee shops. Your guide will show you all of the area's hidden gems from 17th century old inns to trendy boutique hotels. You'll also get the chance to see the Rastro Market, the biggest flea market in the country. This market offers various types of merchandise such as precious antiques, furniture, clothes, jewelry, shoes, bags, food, and everything under the sun.

Next, head over to Lavapies, a neighborhood in the city known for its multicultural aspect. Find restaurants of different cultures built side by side in this area were the original Madrilenos were born in. Feast your eyes on lines of African restaurants juxtaposed with Asian stores and local art shops. Visit an old local food market where you'll discover the types of food that locals offer.

Explore the deeper parts of the area and discover historical venues such as an 18th century religious school, traditional patio houses, another bustling food market, an arts center, and so much more! Taste samples of Spanish cuisines as you go from one place to another.

The tour ends with a visit to another bustling food market where you will be learning about the flamenco and gypsy cultures.


  • Local English-speaking guide

  • Food and drink samples (Spanish breakfast of a hot drink and pastry, three tapas dishes, three drinks of wine, beer, and/or soft drink)


  • Meals and drinks (unless specified)

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs


  • Three tapas dishes

  • Three drinks (wine, beer and/or soft drink)

  • Breakfast

  • English-speaking guide
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Madrid Markets and Neighborhoods Small Group Tour with Tapas Tasting

Duration: 4:30 hour(s)
Available: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri and Sat
Pick-up: Not available
Inclusions: Three tapas dishes / Three drinks (wine, beer and/or soft drink) / Breakfast / English-speaking guide
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  • 09:45

    Check in at Plaza de Isabel II

  • Breakfast

    Start your day right with a typical Spanish breakfast consisting of a hot beverage and sweet pastry as your local guide gives a lively overview of Madrid.

  • Barrio de La Latina

    Wander into your first destination, the offbeat neighborhood of La Latina. The authentic streets are lined with tapas bars, cafes and restaurants. Check out the terraces that date back to the 16th or 17th century, now operating as hotels. See El Rastro market, Spain's largest flea market.

  • Lavapiés

    Continue onto the neighborhood of Lavapiés, a cultural melting pot where eateries from African to Asian mingle together. Amidst the street art of the barrio, Spanish traditions live on. Stop at a food market, see relics from the 18th century and find traditional houses with connected patios.

  • Madrid Food Market and Arts Center

    Finish your tour at another food market where you can sample more Spanish treats and get to know the Madrileño lifestyle, their bohemian culture and of course, flamenco dancing.

  • 14:00

    Check out at Anton Martin Metro Stop

  • (For Check-In) Plaza de Isabel II Time: 09:45:00

  • (For Check-Out) Anton Martin Metro Stop Time: 14:00:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Plaza de Isabel II Time: 09:45:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Anton Martin Metro Stop Time: 14:00:00

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  • Children below 6 years old are not permitted to join the tour.

Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • Walking shoes

  • Comfortable clothing

Additional Note(s)
  • Please indicate if you have any dietary restrictions or allergies (if applicable) to certain foods upon booking.

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  • You can book a maximum of 12.

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