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Madrid Cool and Cultural

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Address: 28012 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: +1 857-400-0695
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

In Madrid Cool and Cultural we love the character of the city, cultural...

In Madrid Cool and Cultural we love the character of the city, cultural heritage and gastronomy. We organize didactic walking strolls,focused in small groups of intellectually curious traveler in order to help them appreciate and fell in love with the city.We are convinced that our professional services will make your visit t Madrid truly memorable.Welcome!

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Loved our walking tour through the old city of Madrid.

Gemma was so knowledgable, charming and hospitable. We loved seeing her city through her eyes. I'm also grateful that Gemma was so accommodating when I need help with some... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gemma was so knowledgable, charming and hospitable. We loved seeing her city through her eyes. I'm also grateful that Gemma was so accommodating when I need help with some personal medical problems. We're also grateful to her for recommending STREETXO as we had the most amazing meal there!

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Huntington, New York, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A mix of history, culture, and fun food spots made this tour exceptional. You will not only learn about the history of Spain and Madrid , you will taste it!

Thank Randi S
Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

I would like to thank Gemma and her team for a fantastic visit to Madrid. Gemma is professional, punctual, and knowledgeable with a delightful personality. My husband had a conference in Madrid and Gemma was able to accommodate our schedule. I loved touring Madrid with her and learning all about its wonderful history. I also loved Gemma's touches of anecdotes... More 

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MadridCoolCultural, Propietario at Madrid Cool and Cultural, responded to this review

Dear Teri We are delighted that the tour was the highlight of your stay in this city. Thank you very much for your positive feedback- it truly was a pleasure to take you around the centre of Madrid and the amazing Segovia and Toledo towns. Thank you for choosing us, and for recommending this tour to future visitors! Best Regards... More 

Lake Oswego, Oregon
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Just had 3 days of tours arranged by Gemma and her team. 2 days in Madrid and 1 in Toledo. Everything went fantastic, and was just as promised. Fun, and educational. She stopped so we could take short breaks. I cannot rate them high enough. Contact me if you need more information. Highly recommended

Thank PDXJay
Brisbane, Australia
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170 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We took a tour around the Chueca neighbourhood with Gemma and also a tour of Toledo with Inma. Gemma was a true professional and very gracious. Inma gave a fantastic tour of Toledo during quite a hot day (aren't they all). She's very engaging and showed us a lot of this historic city. Would recommend visiting Toledo if you get... More 

Thank Wayne R
Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We booked 2 tours through Gemma, 1 in Madrid, the other in Toledo. In both cases, our guides were prompt, courteous and knowledgeable. Alicia, our Madrid guide, took us to places many visitors never get to see. We even got a private tour of Lhardy, a famous restaurant, by its proud owner. In Toledo, Inma met us at the train... More 

Thank Bonnie A
Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Gema is the best tour guide we ever had. She goes beyond to make sure the exeperience is perfect. She helped us to personalized the tour and we had everything we wanted and more. Private cooking class, flamenco tour and class, history, tapas tour..... I highly recommend it to anybody. Gema is amazing!!!!

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Thank Carolina E
Saint Charles, Missouri
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Gemma Garcia (Founder of Madrid Cool and Cultural) is an absolute wonder! She is passionate, personable and an excellent source of information on Madrid (and Spain in general). We spent an exciting day in Madrid with her, as she took us to some wonderful sites and great eateries! She took a personal interest in us, and I would consider her... More 

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Orebro, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Gemma is the percfect guide ! Very knowledgeable and also very flexible when it comes to customizing the tour so that it really suits you. We went to several places in the city, both touristic and none-touristic, hence one could get some different perspectives. A great day out - thank you!! / Thomas

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Vancouver, British Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This was an excellent tour, full of good humor, excellent wine and tapas, and a vivid lecture on Madrilians and their way of living. Woo, we are delighted with having chosen this warm city for these charming days and this awesome MCC for cicerone. Do not miss it

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