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From Madrid: Ribera del Duero Tour of 3 Different Wineries

1. From Madrid: Ribera del Duero Tour of 3 Different Wineries

Journey to the Ribera del Duero wine lands and stop at 3 wineries in the heart of the Duero Valley. Sample the acclaimed wines of the region and learn about old and new wine-making techniques. Hear how grapes are grown in extreme weather and listen to stories about the families that turned the area into one of the world's most popular red wine producers. Journey back to the Middle Ages and encounter medieval villages and historic castles.  After visiting the first two wineries, there will be free time from around 1:00 PM-2:00 PM to have lunch (at own expense). You can lunch with a guide in a traditional restaurant with several options of Castilian regional food, ranging from tapas, a light lunch, or a full 3-course lunch (approximate budget = tapas €12-15, Full 3-course €30).

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Madrid: Retiro Park and Literary Quarter by Bike

2. Madrid: Retiro Park and Literary Quarter by Bike

Escape the busy city streets of Madrid and enjoy a 2-hour electric bike tour of Retiro Park. Discover the green oasis of the city at the heart of its arts and museum district. Cycle through a green oasis in the heart of the city, and glide gracefully across the "Barrio de las Letras" (Literary Quarter). Learn more about some of Spain’s major literary figures, such as Cervantes and Lope de Vega. Continue to the Prado Museum via Calle de las Huertas. Admire the façade of this temple of Spanish art and pass through the Prado promenade, where you'll discover the art triangle. See one of the most beautiful churches in Madrid as you pass the San Jerónimo el Real Church. Once inside the park, discover a lovely pond, a crystal palace, and a monument to the “Fallen Angel”, one of the only sculptures of the Devil in Spain. As you depart the park, pass through the largest street in Madrid and see sights such as the Alcala Gate, Cibeles Palace and Puerta del Sol in the true heart of the city.

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Madrid: Literary Quarter & Retiro Park Electric Bike Tour

3. Madrid: Literary Quarter & Retiro Park Electric Bike Tour

Escape the busy city streets of Madrid and enjoy a 2 or 3-hour electric bike tour of Retiro Park. Discover the green lungs of the city in the heart of its arts and museum district. Cycle a green oasis in the heart of the city, and glide gracefully down the "Barrio de las Letras" (Literature Quarter). Learn more about some of Spain’s major literary figures, such as Cervantes and Lope de Vega. Continue to the Prado Museum via Calle de las Huertas. Admire the façade of Spain’s temple of Spanish art and pass through the Prado promenade, where you'll find the art triangle. See one of the most beautiful churches in Madrid as you pass the Iglesia de los Jerónimos. Once inside the park, discover a lovely pond, a crystal palace, and a monument to the “Fallen Angel” one of the only sculptures of the Devil. Apart from its monuments, Retiro Park is an ideal place to experience an electric bike. As you depart the park, pass over the largest street of Madrid and see sights such as Alcala Gate, Cibeles Palace and Puerta del Sol in the true heart of the city.

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Bike Tour Through Madrid Río and Casa de Campo

4. Bike Tour Through Madrid Río and Casa de Campo

Travel from Madrid’s city center to the countryside in a matter of minutes and discover the stunning Casa de Campo park. Begin in the heart of the old city, close to Plaza Mayor, and make your way to Plaza de Oriente to admire the colossal Royal Palace and the Opera House. Glide past Sabatini Gardens, then ride up the long and steep San Vicente Hill. Cross the Manzanares River to reach Casa de Campo. Once a forest reserved for kings and noblemen to hunt in, Casa de Campo is now a popular place amongst locals. Cycle to a small lake, filled with madrileños and rowing boats at the weekend. With the assistance of the e-bike’s engine, climb a hill to enjoy amazing views of the city skyline. Begin your descent to the river, admiring the cathedral and the Royal Palace from the Huerta de la Partida before returning to the center of town.

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Madrid at Night Walking Tour with Optional Flamenco Show

5. Madrid at Night Walking Tour with Optional Flamenco Show

Visit Madrid’s iconic Royal Palace to admire this important landmark and take photos of its exterior at night. Another fascinating site on this 3-hour tour is the Gran Via, where you'll walk along the most famous street in Madrid and join in the nightlife of the city’s residents. On your walk along this important thoroughfare, be sure to look up and take in the lavishly decorated buildings that are all around you. Some of the most eye-catching of these are the Edificio Metrópolis or Metropolis building and the Telefónica building, a skyscraper built for the Spanish telecommunications company in the 1920s. The ending point of the tour is the Plaza Major, one of the oldest squares in the city. Located in the center of Madrid, it is just a few meters from the Puerta del Sol. Take a leisurely walk past the main restaurants and bars and stop to enjoy some great food and drink after the tour as you continue enjoying the night in Madrid.

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From Madrid: Full-Day Wine Tasting Tour

6. From Madrid: Full-Day Wine Tasting Tour

Depart Madrid in the morning and journey to some of the nearest wineries to the city center to sample the excellent wines of Spain. Take a 2-hour guided tour of the selected winery and learn more about the wine making process. Then, enjoy a leisurely lunch of some tapas with wine or feast from a more substantial meal according to your preferences. Spend the rest of the afternoon taking part in a wine-related activity or visit a medieval town, nearby cathedral or castle. Benefit from a tour that can be customized to your interests for a unique experience.

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Toledo Half-Day Tour from Madrid

7. Toledo Half-Day Tour from Madrid

Depart Madrid for the medieval city of Toledo, picturesquely located on the banks of the River Tagus. The half-day tour provides a full introduction to the historic city, wandering winding streets to monuments that reveal its fascinating past. Start with a panoramic walking tour of the old quarters, and visit the Plaza del Ayuntamiento to see the magnificent façade of the Primate Cathedral of Saint Mary, the old Palace of Justice, and Toledo City Hall. Continue through the former Jewish Quarter, wandering the narrow streets to the Church of St. Tomé, location of El Greco’s famous painting, “The Burial of Count Orgaz.” Visit the old Synagogue of Ste. Maria la Blanca, which remains as a symbol of the co-existence of Toledo’s “3 Cultures.” End with a visit to a typical Damasquino (Damascene) factory to see the precious jewelry perfected by the Arabs and brought to Spain by the Moors.

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What people are saying about Madrid

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 141 reviews

This was an excellent tour. Raul was an amazing guide. He has a strong understanding of wine and the region that he gladly shares to enhance your experience. The wineries selected were hospitable, beautiful and showed lots of different sides of the wine making experience. Really beautiful, great wine and a great way to spend a day in Madrid! We will definitely be back!

We had an amazing time! Kike was an excellent guide!! We enjoyed going to the 3 very different wineries and experiencing the wine and the wine making process in such different ways!!

Precious experience with an unbeatable guide (Agustín) and electric bicycles are the best invention for outdoor fun. Thanks for such a beautiful morning!

Our guide Vassili knew with it. enthusiasm and sensitivity to help us discover certain aspects of Madrid

Very nice. The tour guide, Agustín, very nice and friendly