Plaza de la Paja

Plaza de la Paja: Our most recommended tours and activities

Madrid: Tour of the Historic City Center

1. Madrid: Tour of the Historic City Center

Discover Madrid and its fascinating architecture on this exciting tour. Start the tour at Puerta del Sol and walk past the stunning sights such as the Church of San Ginés, the Convent of Las Descalzas Reales, the Royal Palace of Madrid, and Almudena Cathedral. Learn all about the history of Madrid as you wander through the narrow streets off the main roads. In addition to the Palace of the Councils and the Plaza de la Villa, you also see the Torre de los Lujanes and hear interesting anecdotes before you continue on to the Monastery of Corpus Christi las Carboneras and the Plaza de la Paja. Admire the old Cava Baja street, which is known for its taverns and tapas bars. The covered Market of San Miguel, Plaza Mayor, and the Literary Quarter are further highlights on the tour that provide exciting stories of the Golden Age. After the tour you can mark further attractions and quaint taverns on your map to explore later on. You can also enjoy the view from a viewing terrace at the end of the tour upon request.

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What people are saying about Plaza de la Paja

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 133 reviews

Great guide with real insider tips and lots of knowledge.

We really enjoyed this tour with a really friendly and competent guide. In addition to unexpected prospects, there was a lot to know about history and architecture. And, not unimportant, great culinary tips. We recommend.

Nice city, great, interesting tour with charm.

Always to recommend this charming and very interesting tour of Madrid. It is a beautiful, lively city and we met many friendly people, especially our tour guide. Even our 15 year old son liked it.

Very nice Guide, many information

Javier gave us many information. The 3.5 hour tour was not too long, we visited so many attractions and the guide could tell us very much about everything

The guide was very informative. There were also many tips on restaurants, tapas bars and more.

Great tour with a really great guide...!!! Highly recommended and informative...