Personalized Tour: A Night of Tapas
Discover Madrid’s vibrant culinary scene, accompanied by a local expert guide, after dusk. Take a walk through stylish neighborhoods dotted with centenary bars and cozy taverns tucked away in lively cobbled streets. Getting introduced to Spanish cuisine while listening to live commentary, learn about the origins, inspirations, and ingredients of tapas. Interacting with madrileños over vermouth – Madrid’s national drink – join in on the city’s aperitif ritual. Test your Spanish skills by ordering tapas plates from the daily chalkboard menus. Savor an assortment of traditional and modern gourmet tapas paired with an array of regional drinks. Expect to try Iberian ham, salted cod croquettes, cheeses, olive oils, eggplants with honey, Spanish omelets, and chickpea stew among others. Round this off with a plate of typical Spanish desserts, and knowledge of Madrid’s hidden gems before dispersing. (Duration: 3 hrs; Private Activity & Taxi Transfers; Tapas and drinks included; Fitness level: Easy)
Personalised City Tour by Car & Royal Palace
The tour will take you through all different and interesting views of Madrid: the elegant Plaza de Oriente and Plaza España, Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, Neptuno, Atocha, Puerta de Alcala, the memorial Retiro Park, the Bullring, and Plaza Colón, large avenues reaching the new four towers and Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium. Following on to Royal Palace, a beautiful exponent of the 18th century and one of the best preserved in Europe.
Group Flamenco Show with Tapas
Savor typical Spanish snacks called tapas and watch a flamenco show on this tour. Head to a traditional tavern and enjoy specialties such as creamy croquettes of Iberian ham and Spanish omelet. Accompaniments include a selection of country cheese and pickled squids, all washed down with robust red and white wines. Then, witness a flamenco performance in a tablao, which is a music venue specially created for hosting these shows. Flamenco is an Andalusian folk music that has matured into a complete art form. Be dazzled by the first clap of the hands, the swirl of brightly colored costumes and the sound of flamenco music. Experience the three forms of flamenco expression: singing, dancing and playing the guitar, while the dancers interact with the audience. The mesmerizing choreography allows you to enjoy different flamenco styles, characterized by the pattern of rhythms and beats. (Duration: 2 hrs; Time: tapas 1830 & show 1900 hrs; Shared activity; No transfers; Starting point: Torres Bermejas Restaurant, Calle de Mesonero Romanos, 11, 28013 Madrid; Meals included: tapas; Please inform us of any food allergies in advance)