What you'll do
Stop for tapas or a beer at one of the local’s favourite bars, cafeterías or street food markets; a place that suits your preferences, budget and dietary requirements.
Stop by any shops, galleries, markets or spots that catch your eye as you make your way through the city on your personalised route which remains flexible throughout, get local insight into well known sites and discover a few hidden spots that you wouldn’t find in a guidebook.
Your Local Host will also advise you on the best way to spend the following days of your trip, allowing you to discover other areas of Madrid that you will love.
What To Expect
We’ll be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality and interests so we can assign a like-minded Local who can create a bespoke experience for you.
Your Local Host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary and agree a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
Your Local Host may also suggest adjustments or new routes if they feel that there is something just around the corner that you may enjoy, or perhaps if the weather affects your itinerary.
Although you will see the main attractions in the area, your Local host will also help you to discover the places, things and stories that you won’t find in a guidebook and that make the city unique.
How This Benefits You
With a local by your side, you’ll be able to go beyond the superficial and connect with Madrid and its people, getting to know what truly makes the city unique.
Get relevant advice to help you save time and money during the rest of your trip; using local insight you’ll be able to get around, skip tourist pitfalls and experience life like a local.
See the main attractions with the benefit of local knowledge like the best times to avoid the crowds, but also explore off-the-beaten path areas where the locals really live.
Our Local Hosts can all speak English, but many also speak Spanish, French, Portuguese, Hindi, Bengali, Indonesian and Italian so can connect with you culturally as well as with your personality.
* Private and personalised experience
* 4 hours with a Local Host
* Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)
What's Not Included
* Food and drinks
* Tickets to any attractions
* Transportation costs
* Gratuities (optional)
Cancel up to 7 days before your experience and get a full refund.
Your meeting point is flexible, and to be agreed with your Local Host. Meet-up at your hotel or accommodation can be requested, or your Local Host will meet you at a convenient location close to the start of your experience.
* Spend half a day with a local who will create an experience that's fully customised to your interests and what you'd most like to see
* See Madrid’s iconic attractions as well as a few off the beaten path spots
* Discover the highlights of the area or neighbourhood that you explore through the eyes of a local
* See the real Madrid that you wouldn't find in a guidebook
* Get tips and tricks from your local and ask any questions you have about exploring the city
Personalised Half Day with a Local | MadridReview by: Delia-Rose F
Private Customizable Madrid Tour with a Local
The tour and guide Joanna were excellent in every sense. We highly recommend City Unscripted also. They were easy to contact and very efficient.
Personalised Half Day with a Local | MadridReview by: Calvin B
Wonderful experience getting to know Madrid
Our host did an amazing job of introducing us to her beloved city. She created a customized tour for us based on our interests and needs. I would highly recommend this tour company and our host for anyone you wants a personalized and unique experience in visiting this beautiful city.