There is a story to tell about every corner of Madrid and the markets that supply the city have been proof of this for almost a century.  Discover with a professional culinary expert guide a real signature cuisine, gourmet products and a vast amount of culinary culture, nowadays hidden in the reformed markets of San Miguel and La Cebada in the La Latina neighbourhood in Madrid.

The tour will start at the San Miguel Square, then moving to La Latina, Cava Baja Street and most of the famous sites for Tapeo, tasting traditional Spanish croquettes, particularly ham or even shellfish, and of course a good wine will be enjoyed, too.  The route will continue through different bars in the center of Madrid where you will taste typical mushrooms tapas or Padron peppers, learning why some are hot and others are not, accompanied by a beer or cider.  Near the last stop, the tour arrives in the San Miguel Market to taste the famous Basque Pintxos accompanied by a Txakoli glass.  After visiting San Miguel Market, your guide will bid you farewell, giving instructions to find the Tablao, where you will enjoy an intimate flamenco show surrounded by the amazing atmosphere of the Tablao Flamenco, a hidden treasure in the center of Madrid. Enjoy a drink during the show.  Have fun and feel unique in your experience on this small group premium tour.

Please Note: This tour requires a minimum of 2 total participants to operate.  If the minimum number of persons is not met for the date and time of your reservation, you will be contacted to discuss alternatives.

For this tour in January and February of 2022, please order:  Madrid Tapas Winter Walking Tour & Flamenco Show

Rates - including tax

Type Rate
Adult Rate
(Ages 9+):
$84.60
Child Rate
(Ages 4-8):
$58.91
Child - Free
(Ages 3 and Under):
$0.00

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Tour / Activity Details

approximately 4.5 hours
5:00 pm on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday (Starting March 2022)
Please Note: Check-in time is 15 minutes prior to departure.

48 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Minimum 2 total participants required to operate.  Minimum age to drink alcoholic beverages in Spain is 18.  Hotel pick-up not included; the meeting location in Plaza San Miguel will be specified on your E-Ticket.  Rates are per-person in U.S. Dollars.  Please order online or call us in the USA at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown at checkout includes any fuel surcharges, service charges and tax. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Tour / Activity Policies

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Tour / Activity Description

COVID-19 Protocols Updates

  • Busy areas are frequently disinfected
  • Guides must wash their hands frequently
  • Sanitizing hand gel available for guests and staff
  • Transport vehicles and other equipment are disinfected regularly
  • Social distancing will be implemented during the tour
  • Staff temperature is checked frequently
  • The use of face masks in public areas is mandatory in accordance with Spanish government regulations
  • Contactless payment of tips is available
  • Staff showing symptoms will be required to stay at home

 

Please Note

  • This tour requires a minimum of 2 total participants to operate. If the minimum number of persons is not met for the date and time of your reservation, you will be contacted to discuss alternatives.
  • This tour is subject to cancellation or rescheduling due to inclement weather.
  • This tour is not wheelchair-accessible.
  • Please specify dietary or allergy requirements at time of booking.
  • Tours may be affected by special or unusual circumstances.

 

Highlights

  • Discover Letters, La Latina and Los Austrias districts in a fantastic route through the center of Madrid.
  • Taste the Spanish gastronomy in a fantastic dining tour through several tapas stops.
  • Enjoy one of the best flamenco shows in Madrid to end the experience.
  • Small group experience (maximum 12 participants)

Inclusions

  • Bilingual professional local guide
  • Cultural tour of Madrid
  • 3 stops with tapas tastings accompanied by wine, beer or soft drinks
  • Croquettes tasting
  • Mushroom tapas tastings
  • Pintxos of Bilbao tasting
  • Flamenco show tickets with 1 drink included

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up or transfer to meeting point
  • Additional food or beverages not specified as included
  • Optional guide gratuities

What to Wear

  • This tour includes a fair amount of walking; please be sure to wear comfortable shoes.
  • Please monitor weather conditions for the day of your tour and dress appropriately.

Sample Itinerary

5:00 pm-5:10 pm - Welcome and briefing from your Expert Guide
5:10 pm-5:20 pm - Walk from the meeting point to La Latina neighborhood
5:20 pm-5:50 pm - Visit a local tavern to taste Iberic ham croquettes with wine
5:50 pm-6:00 pm - Walking tour in Madrid de los Austrias neighborhood
6:00 pm-6:30 pm - Visit a local tavern to taste stuffed mushrooms with beer
6:30 pm-7:00 pm - Visit San Miguel Market and taste Baskian Pintxos with txakoli
7:00 pm-8:00 pm - Farewell from your tour guide and free time (60 min)
8:00 pm-9:30 pm - Flamenco Show Experience in Local Tablao, End of tour

 

48 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Minimum 2 total participants required to operate.  Minimum age to drink alcoholic beverages in Spain is 18.  Hotel pick-up not included; the meeting location in Plaza San Miguel will be specified on your E-Ticket.  Rates are per-person in U.S. Dollars.  Please order online or call us in the USA at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

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