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Madrid Cool and Cultural

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Address: 28012 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: +1 857-400-0695
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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An amazing walking tour of Madrid with Gemma!

Two weeks before we left for Madrid, Inma Sanchez, the guide I had engaged to give us a tour of Toledo's Jewish history, recommended I contact Gemma if I wanted a guide in Madrid... read more

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Rye Brook, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Two weeks before we left for Madrid, Inma Sanchez, the guide I had engaged to give us a tour of Toledo's Jewish history, recommended I contact Gemma if I wanted a guide in Madrid who was knowledgeable and good with teenagers. I reached out to Gemma, and I was not disappointed!!! She took us on a four-hour walking tour of... More 

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San Rafael, California, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

I contacted Gemma at MC&C a few weeks before our trip to Madrid. She was very helpful and easy to work with. We signed up for the Madrid market tour and cooking class. It was a lot of fun!!!! Sandra, our guide and chef, met us at our hotel and walked us to the market, where she explained some of... More 

Thank thumbun
Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Three days with three guides, Theresa, Alicia, and Diego (in Toledo) gave our 2 couples a great start for our week in Madrid. We had lots of questions, all of which were answered fully. Each outing was about 3 and a half hours with plenty of relaxed walking and a willingness to be flexible as we went ( eg- what's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

I had a good introduction to Madrid with this company. Gemma couldn't do it but she found a replacement! She was very good.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

We had two days of excellent walking tours with Gemma. What a pleasure. Gemma showed us the "off the beaten track" Madrid and we were hooked. What a fun two days. These were tours we will never forget. Gemma ensured we fell in love with her City and we will be back. A tour with Gemma will not disappoint.

Thank LCB_Linda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

Alicia was an excellent guide during our short trip to Madrid. The two tours we took with her which were really enjoyable and Alicia was informative and engaging. She explained everything well and could always answer any questions we had. We saw many parts of Madrid that we wouldn't have seen by ourselves and learnt a lot, while also having... More 

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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

Gemma made a reservation at a new and adventurous vegetarian restaurant called Botanique, situated inside the historic and typical Madrid market of Anton Martin, and which dates from the early xx century.When the regular market stalls close, these tiny little restaurants in the Anton Martin Market come to life! The chef and owner of Botanique attended us, took our order... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

How does it feel to go to a destination for the first time and realize that a friend is waiting for you and proudly wants you to discover her city:great.Gemma is like the foreign friend that you've never met but she's been waiting for you. She's there to guide you through the city monuments and tell you the history that... More 

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

Thank you for share your experience. It has been a pleasure to enjoy with you.I hope to see you again very soon and surprise you with new and tempting proposals around Spain. Happy 2016 More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

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!

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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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