Madrid Workshops & classes

Our most recommended Madrid Workshops & classes

Madrid: 10 Tapas 2.5-Hour Cooking Class

1. Madrid: 10 Tapas 2.5-Hour Cooking Class

Learn how to prepare typical tapas with the help of a professional chef. Immerse yourself in the culinary traditions of Spain and prepare 10 small dishes that explain each region of the country. Get tutorials on traditional techniques and local ingredients and benefit from personalized attention during the 2.5-hour class. Make authentic dishes such as gilda (pepper and anchovy skewers) from the Basque Country and pan tumaca (bruschetta) from Catalonia. Sit down and enjoy the fruits of your labor with a glass of Spanish sangría. Get a gift of the recipes you created and an apron as a keepsake.

Madrid: Secret Cave Gin and Tonic Workshop with Tapas

2. Madrid: Secret Cave Gin and Tonic Workshop with Tapas

Secret spot, Gin tonics workshop, good people and an amazing experience in Madrid city, next to Mercado San Miguel and Plaza Mayor. You will taste three different Gins, from different parts of Spain, elaborated with different botanical elements. Each Gin tonic will be accompanied with three tapas. You will learn all the secrets of our National Gin, how to mix the correct quantity and what is the real quality. All in a Secret Cave, in old town!!! Get ready for an amazing flavor experience.

Madrid: Flamenco Workshop and Show

3. Madrid: Flamenco Workshop and Show

Experience an authentic flamenco evening in Madrid, watching a splendid show and taking part in a flamenco workshop. Learn about the history of this long-standing art form. Start your experience with an introduction to the iconic art of flamenco. Through a fun workshop, learn about the history of the dance, and some of its curiosities, and try out a few dance steps. Finally, sit back and enjoy the show. Let your senses be hypnotized as some of Madrid’s finest flamenco artists will delight you with a show full of sentiment, passion, and energy.

Madrid: Paella and Tapas Cooking Class with Local Market

4. Madrid: Paella and Tapas Cooking Class with Local Market

Meet your expert guide near one of Madrid’s most historic markets, where neighborhood residents have been shopping for over a century. Head inside to discover a gastronomic haven of delicious, high-quality Spanish products that form the building blocks of local cuisine. After stopping at several stalls to learn about some of Spain’s most essential ingredients, you’ll enjoy a typical aperitif of sweet vermouth, olives, and cheese. Now that you have a solid understanding of Spanish food basics, it’s time to get hands-on. You’ll head behind the scenes of one of the most exciting restaurants in Madrid’s Huertas neighborhood into a beautiful cooking space reserved just for your small group. Meet your instructor, a talented chef who’s studied at the Basque Culinary Institute in northern Spain and worked under a Michelin-starred chef in NYC. Over the next few hours, he’ll help you make a selection of traditional tapas representing the best of regional Spanish cuisine, along with the star of the show: authentic seafood paella. Sit down to enjoy your homemade lunch and dessert with your choice of beer or wine, and head home with a deeper knowledge of Spanish cuisine (and several easy, delicious recipes to recreate in your own kitchen).

Madrid: Axe Throwing Challenge

5. Madrid: Axe Throwing Challenge

What better way to meet new people and share a unique experience than taking on the newest challenge in Madrid? Reserve a place in a shared target and let the fun begin.   During each 55-minute session, an experienced trainer will explain the technique and safety instructions. After 15 minutes of practice, test your aim in a series of challenges before the real competition begins. Surprises and gifts are awarded to the 4 best shooters in the room.

Madrid: Self-Guided Tour with Over 100 Sights

6. Madrid: Self-Guided Tour with Over 100 Sights

This is a new way for independent-minded travelers to discover the majesty and culture of Madrid, including its fashionable shopping streets and its artist treasures. This self-guided sightseeing method is a state-of-the-art application that uniquely gives to you walking tours with high-quality audio narration, rich visuals, helpful text and offline navigable mapping to transform your smartphone into an intelligent assistant and reliable travel companion. Live the city at your own pace, while discovering more than any guide could ever tell you. You’ll learn about curiosities, culture, stories, and secrets, at over 100 points of interest, while listening to your local story tellers in a choice of six languages. You can navigate to personal drop-pins, and travel across the city while enjoying auto-play commentary on carefully mapped routes using buses, trams, or bicycles. You will even receive help seeking out the best photo-spots and free WiFi areas. Whether you follow the suggested itineraries, or simply explore at your own will, you’ll uncover Madrid’s glories in your own way and at your own pace, day or night.

Madrid Fitness Pass

7. Madrid Fitness Pass

Don't let travel get in the way of your home fitness and healthy routines with the easy to use Madrid Fitness Pass. Madrid is a stunning city renowned for its "cool" factor and you wont be disappointed with the variety of fun & healthy activities available to you. With the Fitness Pass you get access to dozens of gyms and fitness classes right across the city. How to Book - Select the pass that works for you with 1, 2 and 4 entry options that are valid for 6 months from the date of purchase. - After booking, you will receive a confirmation email with a link and a unique passcode. - Click the link, enter your code and create your virtual account (takes less than 30 seconds). - Select the gym or class that suits you and follow the relevant instructions. Choose from hundreds of fitness classes, including yoga, pilates, tennis, dance, spinning and many more with access to dozens of top gyms and studios. Select workout options to accommodate your schedule and fitness level. Benefit from free cancellation fees up to 2 hours before the fitness classes start, with no membership fees required. Even if you buy a Pass and change your mind or you don't find a class that suits you, we will give you a full refund (not applicable to partially used passes).

Mountain Lake Canoe Experience from Madrid

8. Mountain Lake Canoe Experience from Madrid

Canoe in a mountain lake just 1 hour from Madrid and experience a beautiful valley of the Sierra de Guadarrama from a different perspective. Located in the middle of the Lozoya Valley, Lake Pinilla is surrounded by stunning nature. Enjoy gorgeous views over a beautiful and unknown mountain area as you canoe across the lake. All canoe gear is provided for your adventure activity. Enjoy a couple of hours of healthy exercise. Then take a well-deserved lunch break. Before driving back to Madrid, visit the 14th-century monastery of Santa María de El Paular (Monasterio de Santa María de El Paular). The former Carthusian monastery is located in the town of Rascafría and is of a spectacular late-Baroque design.

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What people are saying about Madrid

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 13 reviews

The host was magnificent and the dishes were so very easy and actually things that you could make yourself when you get home. A great couple of hours. Food at the end was delicious.

Such a great experience! The chef was amazing and so knowledgeable, and the food was incredible! Will definitely be making some of these recipes at home.

Fun, educating, delicious and cozy evening. The incredients were very good for ex. fish and calmari. Also exellent sangria

The best, a very cozy place and very nice and super attentive people, I recommend them 1000

Everyone was wonderful! Good food and fun. Informative and delicious.