Historical & heritage tours in Madrid

Top Historical & Heritage Tours in Madrid, Spain

Historical & Heritage Tours in Madrid

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Wine Tours
4 hours
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$118.58
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Private and Luxury
1–2 hours
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$43.52
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Bus Tours
5–8 hours
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$625.54
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Walking Tours
5 hours
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$70.71
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Full-day Tours
6+ hours
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$55.48
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Private and Luxury
3–4 hours
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$87.47
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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$52.22
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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$184.94
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Bus Tours
5 hours
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$64.19
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Segway Tours
1–3 hours
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$32.64
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Walking Tours
4 hours
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$151.22
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Public Transportation Tours
3 hours
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$132.29
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City Tours
3 hours
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Private and Luxury
2 hours
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$135.99
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Bus Tours
5–6 hours
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$65.27
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Segway Tours
1–2 hours
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$32.64
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Bus Tours
5–8 hours
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$59.83
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Segway Tours
1–2 hours
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$39.16
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City Tours
3–4 hours
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$81.48
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Full-day Tours
8–11 hours
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$424.28
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  • BillyHoward423
    Dumont, NJ350 contributions
    This was a great food tour! Sean our guide was excellent! He really knew everything about food and history in Madrid! I really liked this because as a solo traveler it really helped try places I never would have tried alone or tried food I never would have tried. He took us to some off the beaten path places which was great. So much great food and drink! Highly recommend!
    Written May 23, 2022
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  • Julia C
    1 contribution
    Olaya was an excellent tour guide. She sent clear directions for where to meet us, and she was friendly. In the museum, she chose great works to speak about and was incredibly knowledgeable. She made the tour interactive in fun ways, such as having us view paintings from different perspectives and answer the occasional question. She also had a good sense of humor! My only criticism is that she did talk a bit fast, and at times it was a bit hard to follow her speech when there was other noise in the museum.
    Written May 23, 2022
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  • Jordana M
    1 contribution
    We had a wonderful experience in Toledo with Fernando our walking tour guide as well as our driver, Javier. Everything was well planned and simple for us, including pick up and drop off! We had a great time with Fernando, learning more than we imagined we could, sharing laughs and feeling extremely comfortable and accommodated! Thank you for a wonderful way to end our week in Spain!
    Written May 22, 2022
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  • BEP
    Chiang Mai, Thailand6 contributions
    Excellent tour. Use of earbuds and tour guide explanations was spot on. Excellent guide! A lot of information. Suggest a brief (free) visit to the armory at the palace. Exquisite craftsmanship from the 1500s on. Stunning.
    Written May 25, 2022
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  • cocomarvinpenny
    Dublin, PA26 contributions
    Nice guides and interesting tour. Enjoyed the day. More people on the tour than I thought, but the headphones were helpful.
    Written May 11, 2022
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  • Eric G
    3 contributions
    The tour was amazing - learned so much, and it really changed the way we looked at food throughout the rest of our trip! I would recommend doing this tour very soon after you arrive to Spain/Madrid. We were able to find wines that we enjoyed throughout the rest of our stay in Spain. Also was a nice overview of the layout of old Madrid. Pedro was highly knowledgeable, and he found interesting ways to work in historical anecdotes throughout the tour. The pace was perfect - I felt that we covered a lot of territory, but had plenty of time at each stop and didn't feel exhausted after the tour.
    Written May 23, 2022
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  • walid_kayhan
    Ancaster, Canada1 contribution
    Great guided day trip tour! Loved every part of it, especially the main Cathedral! Would definitely recommend this to people enjoying Madrid and wanting to see other great cities nearby!
    Written May 22, 2022
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  • Lauren M
    2 contributions
    Toledo and Segovia are beautiful cities that you should not miss on a trip to Spain. I wish that the bus to leave was more conveniently located closer to the center of the city. Also, I wish there was more guided time and less "free time" in each city.
    Written May 23, 2022
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  • Raj N
    Kanchipuram District, India53 contributions
    I booked the IBE tour via Marriott Bonvoy Activities. The tour started on time and the guide David explained well in Spanish and English the history of the Palace and the various Spanish monarchs over many centuries.He gave a good description of all the important things in the Palace. The many Royal families' private rooms where photos were not allowed were exquisitely decorated with Roman and Chinese style architecture and furniture.David tried his best to explain the history and the nature of each room.
    Written December 22, 2019
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  • Susan N
    3 contributions
    I have been on wine tours in many parts of the world but this tour was the best ever. Our guide, Alfonso, was personable and extremely knowledgeable about wines. We visited three wineries that offered excellent wine and unique experiences, including sampling wine from the barrel before it is aged, and then comparing it to the finished product. We also toured tunnels and caves that have been used to store wine for 500 years. We had tapas lunch in a fourth winery on a sunlit patio overlooking the grape vines. The 11 hour tour flew by and will be one of our favorite experiences in Spain.
    Written May 9, 2022
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  • Margaret M
    1 contribution
    Tour guide, Cristina, was knowledgeable and spoke English clearly. Very attentive. Gave us information as we were leaving Madrid. Loved the fact that we were able to grab breakfast in the town of S. Lorenz.
    Written May 25, 2022
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  • Michael P
    Gladstone, NJ, USA19 contributions
    Great way to see the Madrid highlights. Ignacio was informative and funny. We enjoyed it the entire time. It combines history, site seeing and some excitement all in a great 2 hour tour.
    Written May 18, 2022
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  • Rick
    Cape Coral, FL2 contributions
    The trip in the balloon was fabulous
    We were picked up at our Madrid hotel at about 6:45 snd arrived at the launching site about 8:30 where we watched the balloons being inflated.
    Then after about 10 minutes we were ascending into the sky for our one hour flight over Segovia. It was marvelous and everyone on board had a great trip. We then landed in a field about five minutes drive from where we started, and had a champagne celebration before our transport back to Madrid where we got back to the hotel about 12:45.
    This should be on your “must do” list

    The only thing I didn’t get were the photos as promised. 😱😂
    Written September 18, 2021
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  • Ed S
    Tucson, AZ106 contributions
    This 5-star experience was the highlight of our 48 hours in Madrid! Why? Comfortable bikes and excellent pace with brief stops to see and hear about many points of interest. And the local flavor Chris added was entertaining and insightful, including personal recommendations for places to eat and drink apart from other tourists. ¡Salud!
    Written April 21, 2022
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  • gtkim2
    Maui, HI40 contributions
    This tour was worth every penny! Yvonne was our guide and she was fantastic. She took the time to show us so many important works in the Prado explaining the significance of them all. We got more out of the 1.5 hours with her than we would have if we had been alone for several hours.
    Afterwards we stopped at a pub for a glass of vermouth, followed by a delicious lunch at Botin. It was nice to get there before it filled up so we could look around and learn more about the history.
    I highly recommend this tour!!
    Written May 11, 2022
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