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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
Description: 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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Great service, educational, fun, and accomodating.

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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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

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Brisbane, Australia
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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 

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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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 

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Dallas, Texas
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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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Saint Charles, Missouri
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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
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

It was the first time we used a privet guide and it was a fantastic experience. We enjoyed Madrid from a different perspective, not only about the city itself but also about the Spanish society. It was truly a great day for my family. Really recommend.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This was a great introduction to Spain, Gemma first gave us an briefing on the visit and a background about the City and Alicia showed us to the great spots in old Madrid. We had nice discussions and whenever there was anything interesting she would without hesitation bring us out of the regular route, like the Oriental room in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I contacted Madrid Cool and Cultural based on their reviews and I am glad I did. From the get-go, Gemma was clearly someone reliable and knowledgeable. She replied to my emails promptly and with clarity. I was travelling with my sister and a niece, and while it was a first trip to Madrid for my niece, my sister and I... More 

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Also known as Barrio de las Letras, Huertas was once home to prominent literary figures, Miguel de Cervantes and Lope de Vega among them. The neighborhood is committed to celebrating its rich heritage: Calle Huertas itself is inlaid with quotes from celebrated authors, street names pay homage to them, and second-hand bookshops pervade. Huertas receives a fair amount of spillover from the center — side streets around Plaza Santa Ana take on a foreign party atmosphere at night, and you always see young backpackers navigating the streets — but as you descend into the neighborhood, everything becomes a little more cramped and slightly less refined, and takes on more of an underground feel. Live music is at the heart of Huertas: by night, its subdued bars are ideal for meeting friends, sipping cocktails, and chatting quietly while enjoying jazz or singer-songwriter performances.
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