Discover the rich history of Madrid from its humble beginnings as a small village to its conversion to the capital of the largest empire in the world!
Discover the rich history of Madrid as we delve into its Habsburg/Austrian era in this Madrid Old Town Free Walking Tour. Starting from its humble beginnings as a small village, Madrid has undergone a remarkable transformation over thousands of years. Romans settled on its outskirts, and it even served as an Islamic fortress during the era of the ‘Reconquista’ – the centuries-long war between Muslims and Christians over the control of the Peninsula-. However, its true fame came in 1561 when the Habsburgs/Austria declared it the capital of Spain!
Join us on a journey through Madrid’s iconic Plaza Mayor and the oldest parts of the city. This immersive tour goes beyond Plaza Mayor to explore other notable sites, including:
Embark on this epic journey through Madrid, where our knowledgeable guides are not only experts in history but also captivating storytellers. They will weave together all these fascinating narratives in an engaging, informative, and entertaining manner. As true ambassadors to the city, they are passionate about showcasing Madrid’s heritage.
Book your unforgettable Madrid Old Town Free Walking Tour now and discover the secrets of the Habsburg/Austrian era!
A minimum of 4 people is needed to guarantee departure. This quota is almost always reached. If this is not the case, we will contact you to offer you an alternative.
Free Cancelation. Places on this tour are limited. If you are not going to be able to attend, we appreciate that you cancel your reservation as soon as possible so that someone else can occupy that place.
Tours especializados con un equipo de guías expertos que saben contar la historia con dinamismo sin perder el rigor histórico.