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Explore the trendy barrio of Malasaña
Explore the trendy barrio of Malasaña
Explore the trendy barrio of Malasaña
Off the tourist trail 3 hours

Explore the trendy barrio of Malasaña

Technicolor street art, second-hand vinyl stores, and coffee shops that transform into bars (magic).

3 hours

From $37.05  USD per person (based on 8 adults)

  • From $37.05 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 3 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish)

Explore the trendy barrio of Malasaña
Explore the trendy barrio of Malasaña

You’ll explore Malasaña, Madrid's edgy neighborhood known for its diversity and artistic flair. Yes, it’s overflowing with hipsters but we want to show you another side to the barrio, one that’s diverse, down to earth and effortlessly laid back.

Experience its character as you take in candy-colored buildings and technicolor street art flanked by coffee shops, bakeries, and vintage clothing stores. There are countless traditional bookstores and second-hand record shops sitting alongside art associations and trendy coffee shops that transform in the blink of an eye into bars after dusk.

This was the beating heart of the famous movement La Movida Madrileña, a countercultural rebellion against the Franco era that welcomed in a more modern and accepting Spain. This open-minded attitude is still what makes this district so special, and today it attracts artists of all kinds from the worlds of street art, music and film.

It’s also conveniently where you’ll find some of the city’s coolest tapas bars. Need we say more?

    • Visit Madrid's trendiest neighborhood with one of our hosts who can’t wait to introduce you to its wonders, and trust us, there are a lot
    • Explore traditional bookstores, second-hand record shops, art galleries, and coffee shops that become bars at night
    • Wander through the lively streets of Malasaña, soaking up the bohemian style and seeing the area’s historic buildings
    • Stop to enjoy a coffee and grab something to eat at a neighborhood café or get street food from a nearby market
    • Discover the area’s vibrant history as the heart of the La Movida Madrileña movement
    • Get advice from your host on other wonderful areas to explore during your visit
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • Private and personalized experience
    • 3 hours with a host
    • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
    • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
    • What’s not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Transportation costs
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.

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How it works

  • 1
    Tell us about you! Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.
    Tell us about you!
  • 2
    We introduce you to your perfect local Build your perfect tour and experience together
    We match you with a host
  • 3
    The best part! Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there
    The best part!

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