Classical tour

Classical Tour

Explore the historic center of Madrid on a guided tour that covers all the main landmarks around the city center (Madrid de los Austrias, the part of the city with the most history).

We will visit the most iconic, fascinating, and beautiful places in the old town, including Puerta del Sol, Plaza Oriente, the Royal Palace, Almudena Cathedral, Plaza Mayor, Plaza de la Villa, and many more. 

Get ready to have fun and learn a lot about this wonderful city! 

Meet other travelers and make friends as our experienced guides lead you on an entertaining and interactive tour where you will hear amazing stories, learn interesting facts, and get insider tips from locals on where to eat, shop, and go out. 

Don’t forget to bring your camera!

Itinerary

This walking tour is suitable for all ages. The distances between sites are short.

  • Puerta del Sol 
  • Statue of the Bear and Strawberry Tree
  • Km 0 
  • Royal Palace
  • Plaza de Oriente 
  • Teatro Real 
  • Plaza de Isabel II 
  • Almudena Cathedral
  • Vistillas Gardens
  • Madrid de los Austrias 
  • Plaza de La Villa 
  • Plaza Mayor 
  • Executions in Plaza Mayor 
  • Spanish Inquisición and Reconquista 
  • Chocolatería San Ginés 
  • Sangria and Tapas Traditions
Duration

The tour lasts approximately 2.5 hours.

Accessibility

This tour is wheelchair accessible.

How to join the tour

Classical Tours are held every day at 11:15 am. Sign up at the Hostel reception, and we’ll let you know the meeting point where the tour will begin. 

How much does it cost?

Like many tours in Europe, this is a free walking tour. We say it’s free because you are free to decide how much you’d like to pay the guide at the end of the tour. There’s no need to pay anything ahead of time, simply tip your guide to show your appreciation at the end of the tour.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation at any time.

Would you like to do this activity in a group?

Less than 15 people
€90 for the entire group

15 – 30 people
€7
 per person

31 – 40 people
€6 per person

+40 people
Split into 2 separate groups