Half day Half Day in Madrid with a Local
- Madrid, Spain
- 4 hours
- from €36.67 EUR per person
European art, chocolatería churros and a palace (or two, you never know when you’d need a spare).
€50.00 EUR per person based on 2 adults
Multiple languages available (including English)
Madrid has been known to steal hearts and you’ll soon see why as you join one of our local Madrid hosts as they lead you on an adventure through the colorful streets of the city, soaking up its inimitable energy and passion for life.
Of course, we know you couldn’t possibly see all of the city’s unmissable sights in a day, but it all comes down to what you count as a must-see. Do you have a Madrid bucket list crammed with spots like Plaza Mayor, El Retiro Park or the Royal Palace? Now’s the time to hand it over!
Or would you prefer to let your host take the reins and share with you what they think are the unmissable spots in their city? You’ll stop for a meal along the way, or maybe you’d like to graze your way through the day (this way, there’s more room for calamari sandwiches, churros, and tapas)? And let's not forget Madrid's artistic side.
Countless rich repositories of European art line the streets, housing some of the greatest works, and there are also numerous smaller contemporary galleries throughout the city. Our point is, you couldn’t see it all in a day, but you can certainly soak up the feeling of the unmissable sights which make Madrid so special!
See some of Madrid’s most famous sights, through the local lens added by your host
Tick off your ‘must see’ famous sites in a day, or let your host share with you the places which they feel makes their city unmissable
Stop for a delicious meal along the way, or stop for many delicious meals! There are street eats, tapas, churros and everything in between to try
Get tips from your host for the rest of your stay in Madrid - there’s tapas to be eaten, Cava to be sipped, art to be mused over, and neighborhoods to explore!
What’s not included
See an experience you like and book it. We will ask a few questions to build the right experience with you.
We’ll pair you with the right host based on your personality and interests. Trust us, we know all our hosts personally.
Spend time in the city with your carefullyselected host. You have an itinerary but it’s unscripted so it’s up to you and your host where you go and what you do.
Hello curious traveler! If you’re unsure about what experience to book or would like more information on how it all works, just email me with any questions or plans you may have. I or someone from our Customer Experience Team will get in touch so we can suggest the perfect personalized experience for you.
If you prefer to speak to someone, feel free to send us your WhatsApp or cell number and we’ll give you a call back.
5 average | 1 reviews
Minha experiência começou alguns dias antes da data marcada para o tour, sendo que Nicola, que foi responsável por me guiar no tour, me enviou emails me explicando em detalhes como iriamos nos encontrar, e uma sugestão de intinerário. Na hora marcada, começamos o passeio por Madri. Tive a oportunidade de conhecer vários detalhes históricos dos principais edifícios e ruas da cidade. Além disso, Nicola me levou a dois mercados para que eu pudesse experimentar um pouco da culinária local... o sanduiche ramón é imperdível, como também as croquetas!!! Para finalizar, uma passada por alguns dos museus da cidade, com destaque para o Museu do Prado. Bem, foi um dia agradabilíssimo, com o encontro de mais um amigo. se recomendo, claro, com certeza!
4.8 average | 4 reviews
Joanna asked me what my favorite experiences were and then created a fabulous personalized walking adventure in Madrid. We spent eight hours seeing gardens, markets, shopping, eating, and taking pictures in all the historical districts. We walked a lot, but the conversation and historical information shared made the day be totally pleasurable. We toured multiple art museums together and her expertise in Art History was obvious. She prides herself in her guests having a great experience. Wonderful day with a wonderful person.
Joanna was our guide and she was fantastic! My son and I found her so easy to get along with. She was very friendly, knowledgeable of the history of the various barrios we walked through, and she turned us on to some some fantastic food and drink treats. Her organization, CityUnscripted, has a real gem of a person/tour guide in Joanna.
Wondering typical neighborhoods, sipping coffee in a local shop, discussing the joys and challenges of today's Spain, sharing life experiences over delicious food in an authentic Spanish restaurant - these were all part of our amazing day with Silvia. Through Silvia we learned so much about life in Spain and its people, one of our primary motivations for travel. This was our first experience with CityUnscripted and it was much more like meeting up with a friend of a friend instead of a tour guide. We signed up for an 8-hour day which I thought may be too long. But the day flew by as we wandered, ducked into neighborhood stores and churches, watched children running through parks, and got to know Silvia, an innovative entrepreneur and journalist with a insatiable curiosity about everything around her and a perpetual twinkle in her eye, and her life. We also did some touristy things but saw them through the eyes of a local. Now back home, when we think of Madrid we do think of the Prado and the Palace and the churros. But we especially think of Silvia and how she lovingly shared with us the city she knows and loves. We will definitely seek out other experiences with CityUnscripted in our future travels. Highly recommended!
We had a 3 person tour (myself and my 2 kids, ages 8 and 12) with Silvia. She was great. She showed us everything we wanted to see with some extras too. We walked a lot but also had time to rest in a beautiful park or shop. Silvia is friendly and spoke easily with my kids. Her English is perfect. I would definitely recommend her.
Just because it’s not here doesn’t mean we can’t offer it.
Get in touch and the City Unscripted team and hosts will help create the right experience for you.
If you’re unsure about anything you can
reach us on any of these channels.