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Madrid: Barrio de las Letra Guided Walking Tour

Madrid: Barrio de las Letra Guided Walking Tour

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Explore Madrid's Barrio de las Letras on a guided walking tour. Learn about the Spanish Golden Age, see the houses of famous Spanish writers, and walk through Plaza de Santa Ana.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Wheelchair accessible


  • Explore the iconic Puerta del Sol
  • Explore the Barrio de las Letras and discover Plaza de Santa Ana
  • Learn about Federico García Lorca and the Generation of '27
  • Pass by Lope de Vega's house, one of the most famous Spanish writers
  • See Palacio de las Cortes, home to Congreso de los Diputados
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Visit Puerta del Sol, Madrid's most famous and central square and home to some of the city’s landmarks like Kilometre Zero. Explore the Literary Quarter (Barrio de las Letras) on foot and discover Plaza de Santa Ana, a charming square that has always been closely linked to the performing arts, and its sculpture of two of the most important dramatists in the history of Spain: Calderón de la Barca and García Lorca. Learn about the fascinating life and tragic death of Federico García Lorca, see the House-Museum of Lope de Vega and pass by the Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians, where Miguel de Cervantes was buried in 1616. Finish the tour by Palacio de las Cortes, the building that houses the Congress of Deputies, and see the statue of Miguel de Cervantes in Plaza de las Cortes.
  • Spanish-speaking local guide
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    The tour starts in front of the Centro de Turismo in Plaza Mayor

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