3 hours with your private artisan guide to meet the people behind the traditions that make Madrid what it is. The cape-makers who have clothed Picasso, Carolina Herrera and so many others. Enter the guitar maker’s workshop and learn the difference between the classical Spanish and the flamenco guitar. Visit the workshop of the leather-makers and visit the streets where the artisans first arrived in Madrid.
A 3-hour evening experience. Your private guide is a professional flamenco dancer meets you at a tapas bar & explains the roots, rhythms, & secrets behind the art of flamenco while you enjoy a selection of tapas & wine. She then accompanies you to your excellent table at our favourite flamenco tablao to watch the show. She sits with you & is able to answer any questions you might have throughout the evening.
This 1 hour 15 minute group tour takes you through the streets of the medieval Austrias area, in this compact part of the city, you will pass by the old city wall, cross town squares to walk the cobblestone streets to learn about the saints and the sinners, the gossips, the cheats and the epic inventions of the capital city. Madrid’s history from the 8th to the 18th century in 75 minutes!
A 3-hour tour with your private guide to the place built by Phillip the II in the 16th century as a final resting place where he could be close to God. Visit inside the regal complex to see the palace, basilica, monastery, school & pantheon to the Spanish monarchs. Take a walk through the charming town of San Lorenzo de El Escorial. Options here for lunch at the conclusion of the tour.
A 3-hour tour with your private guide to see the home of the great Roman aqueduct built in the 1st century AD. On your walking tour through the city, visit this impressive 28.5 metre structure, as well as inside the cathedral & the Alcazar castle said to have inspired Walt Disney.
A 3-hour tour with your private guide to explore Spain’s former capital city with its layers of Roman, Jewish, Christian & Muslim history. Visit inside the cathedral, the Tránsito synagogue & Sephardic museum in the Jewish Quarter, the Santa Tome Church boasting an El Greco masterpiece, the San Cristo de la Luz mosque, & the cloisters of San Juan de los Reyes.
A 4-hour tour at your own pace with an expert personal shopper guide to browse the highest quality of authentic Spanish items such as ceramics, hand-made leather goods, merino wool scarves & blankets, olive wood products, gourmet salts, hand-made gloves, Spanish glass, tortilla stands & paella tins. You are able to tailor the tour to suit your specific interests or needs.
Enjoy a 1.5-hour flamenco show at one of our favourite, hand-picked flamenco clubs. We do our best to reserve you an excellent table with a special vantage point of the stage.
A private 2 or 4-hour tour with an experienced art historian to 1 or 2 of Madrid’s great museums in the Art Triangle, or choose smaller museums.
A private 1-hour flamenco class with a professional dancer to learn to feel the flamenco rhythm while learning basic hands, arms, feet & posture. For absolute beginners upwards.