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Madrid Cool and Cultural Private Tours

Address: Atocha, 28012 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: +1 857 400 0695
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Ranked #5 of 378 Activities in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Cultural tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: In Madrid Cool and Cultural we love the character of the city, cultural heritage and gastronomy. We...
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Type: Cultural tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: 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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Boston, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My wife and I had three days in Madrid and we booked Madrid Cool & Cultural for a tour each day. Our tour guide all three days was Alicia Forneri and she was wonderful. We did a walking tour of the Hapsburg and the Old City the first day, the Literary tour the second day and a Toledo tour the... More 

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Maryland, United States
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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Everything good you have read about Gemma and her tour company is 100% true! Gemma met us at our hotel an hour after we arrived in Madrid and we began our amazing tour. It was really nice not to be wandering through the city, lost, searching through our guidebook. We saw so many things we never would have found on... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I recommend Gemma Garcia's Tour company wholeheartedly. Gemma Garcia is wonderful to work with and will tailor your tour to your personal preferences. We did tours of Madrid and Toledo on back-to-back days and all the arrangements were excellent. Gemma and her staff are excellent and very knowledgeable. A wonderful experience! Don & Barb Stoebe

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Hartford, Connecticut
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We were in Madrid in early November and had a fantastic experience with Madrid Cool & Culture. Gemma and Teresa were wonderful hosts who spent hours with us showing us the sights and sounds of the City. They also gave us tremendous recommendations for local restaurants. Best of all, they tolerated (and even complimented) my Spanish poetry! All in all... More 

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MadridCoolCultural, Manager at Madrid Cool and Cultural Private Tours, responded to this review

Dear Matt It was a pleasure showing you around .I remain very impressed with your Colombian poems, I trust that in your next trip you will be able to recite Lope de Vega and Quevedo one´s. All the best Gemma More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Wow. We were so lucky to arrange a private tour through c&C with guide Irma in Toledo. The arrangement was perfectly executed in advance and day of your. We had beautiful weather for walking tour and Irma was bright and very complete in blending history art culture political and social context throughout. We had her for about 4 hours and... More 

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MadridCoolCultural, Owner at Madrid Cool and Cultural Private Tours, responded to this review

Hi David! Thank you so much for your awesome review! Inma will be delighted to read it! You are right, she's an awesome tour guide: I'm so happy to hear how much you took out of your time with her. Nothing makes me prouder that having people like Inma in Toledo and Leticia in Segovia in my team. I hope... More 

Elverum, Norway
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13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The manager sent us tips based on our named preferences before we arrived to Madrid. After the initial PayPal payment for the depositum, I got a receipt from the manager within an hour (!). Our guide, Maria C., was a lovely, professional flamenco-dancer with extensive travel-experience in general and of the city of Madrid in particular. Polite, professional, patient and... More 

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MadridCoolCultural, Owner at Madrid Cool and Cultural Private Tours, responded to this review

Hi guys! Thank you so much for your testimonial! María and I have been thrilled to read it! Yes, she's a true Madrilian specialist, and she really knows how to share her passion and knowledge. We hope to see you soon, María and I will have even more stories to tell you about the city Have a great day, Gemma More 

Lewes, Delaware
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had the pleasure of booking two private tours with Madrid Cool & Cultural in both Toledo and Madrid during our recent trip to Spain. Both tours were thoughtfully prepared and exceeded our expectations. Gemma met us at our hotel on the evening of our arrival and provided an overview of timing, itinerary, meeting times, etc. Her enthusiasm for Madrid... More 

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

Dear Alice, Thank you very much for a wonderful review. That means a lot to us. Indeed Danniel is one of our best guides and he makes Toledo shine even more. We hope to have you again in Madrid very soon. We still have many surprises for you. Enjoy the fall. All the best Gemma More 

San Antonio, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

My personal day-long tour of Madrid led by Gemma García was truly fabulous. Highlights included enlightening visits to the Royal Tapestry Factory and the Prado Museum, with expert commentary by Gemma, a walk through the literary district, and a fantastic lunch at Restaurante TriCiclo. I highly recommend Gemma and MC&C and can't wait to return for another tour.

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MadridCoolCultural, Owner at Madrid Cool and Cultural Private Tours, responded to this review

Dear Susan,Thank you very much for your positive review. We hope to see you again in your next visit to Madrid. Best regards More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We had a wonderful experience with Madrid C&C. We were going to be in Madrid for 4 nights, and there were 6 of us; plus, we wanted to do a lot and see everything within that timeframe. So, we contacted Gemma in advance and she made recommendations and took care of all the arrangements -- planned our days, including purchasing... More 

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MadridCoolCultural, Owner at Madrid Cool and Cultural Private Tours, responded to this review

Dear Family, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed all of the experiences with MC&C.We are constantly working on improving and having this feedback is helpful. Best regards Gemma More 

Omaha, Nebraska
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

we signed up with this company based on the reviews and we were very satisfied. i didn´t expect to enjoy madrid because it is such a big city, but our guide showed us the interesting points i would have never seen. highly recommendable to do this tour instead of being overwhelmed with a big city and not knowing where to... More 

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MadridCoolCultural, Owner at Madrid Cool and Cultural Private Tours, responded to this review

Dear Nate,We are pleased to know that you enjoyed the tour.We really do hope to see you again soon. Best regards Gemma More 

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