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Free Walking Tour in Madrid : is it worth it?

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Exploring Madrid on foot with a local expert, without a fixed price, sounds amazing! Free Walking Tours are a popular choice for budget-minded travelers seeking a personalized experience.

But is a Free Walking Tour in Madrid worth it? Absolutely! Here are 4 reasons why:


1. Save money ?and time:

Free Tours don’t have a fixed price, so you pay what you consider the experience is worth. This allows you to adjust your budget and avoid extra expenses. Additionally, being a walking tour, you can explore Madrid at your own pace, in a short time, and discover hidden corners that you wouldn’t find on a traditional tour.


2. Discover Madrid’s secrets?️:

The Free Tour guides are passionate about their city and know every corner of it. They will tell you stories, legends, and anecdotes that you won’t even find in tourist books. Additionally, they will give you recommendations on the best restaurants, bars, and places of interest so you can get the most out of your trip to Madrid.


3. Combine your Madrid Free Walking Tour with the Hop-On Hop-Off sightseeing bus ?:

With your needs in mind and aiming to provide a complete experience, we’re excited to offer you a Madrid Free Walking Tour when you purchase your ticket for the Madrid City Tour’s Hop on Hop off tourist bus.

This means you get to enjoy the perks of a guided walking tour while having the freedom to explore the city at your own pace, hopping on and off the bus at the stops that catch your eye the most. Plus, with the tourist bus, you can venture to more distant spots that might not be covered in your Free Walking Tour.


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4. A responsible way of travelling:

Free Tours are a responsible way to travel, since you only pay for the service you receive and according to your degree of satisfaction with the experience. In this way, you support local guides and contribute to the local economy ♻️.

What if I want to entry one of the attractions on the tour? ?

No worries! It’s common that during your free walking tour in Madrid, a monument or museum catches your eye and you want to explore it further. If this happens, you can always take a guided tour specifically for the place you want to visit. Check out our “What to do in Madrid” section! We have discount codes of up to 20%? for guided tours and excursions in Madrid.

What places can I visit with this Free Walking Tour in Madrid?


With our Free Walking Tour, you’ll explore the traces of the “Madrid of the Habsburgs” up to its transformation into a European capital during the Enlightenment. You’ll wander through the streets that have shaped Madrid’s history!

You’ll witness the eastward expansion of Madrid, driven by King Carlos III, which includes iconic buildings such as the Congress of Deputies or Neptune Square. Additionally, you’ll stroll along the “Paseo del Prado“, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2021, while admiring the “Pasaje de la Luz,” a unique architectural ensemble.

Have you heard of the Golden Triangle of Art? Our guide will explain every detail of this famous group of museums formed by the Prado, the Reina Sofía Museum, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza.

Some of the places you will visit

  • Square of the Puerta del Sol
  • Congress of Deputies
  • Neptuno Square
  • Paseo del Prado
  • Golden Triangle of Art (Prado, Reina Sofía and Thyssen-Bornemisza museums)
  • Cibeles Square
  • Puerta de Alcalá

If you still have more points to check off your checklist, don’t worry. You can always hop on the Madrid City Tour tourist bus and visit the most important spots in the city while traveling comfortably with the best panoramic views.

Ready for the adventure? Here are some tips to make the most of your Free Tour around Madrid:

  • Sign up in advance, especially during high season. You can register for our Free Walking Tour by clicking here.
  • Arrive at the meeting point promptly. Upon registration, you will receive an email with all the necessary information for the tour, including the meeting point.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.
  • Don’t be afraid to ask questions and interact with the guide.
  • Did you enjoy the tour? At the end of the tour, you can give a voluntary contribution to your guide. There is no fixed amount; it depends on the level of satisfaction you’ve experienced.
  • You can find all the information about the Free Walking Tour at this link:

Don’t hesitate any longer, buy your hop-on-hop-off bus ticket and reserve your spot on our Madrid Free Walking Tour. We’re waiting for you!

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