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Gastronomic and History Tour in Madrid

From US$105.10
  • Gain insight into the city’s food culture, with 12 different tasters at 8 different locations
  • Visit landmarks including the Plaza Mayor, the Royal Palace, and the San Miguel Market
  • Benefit from the small-group size with personalized recommendations from your guide
Gastronomic and History Tour in Madrid
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10:30am start
Weave through the most central neighborhood of Madrid discovering the citys most traditional dishes while exploring our favorite century-old bars and restaurants.
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9:45am start
Weave through the most central neighborhood of Madrid discovering the citys most traditional dishes while exploring our favorite century-old bars and restaurants.
From US$105.13
Avoid the capital’s tourist traps and gain insight into its historical and cultural background on a gastronomic tour of Madrid, that includes samples of 12 different dishes and complimentary drinks, plenty for both breakfast and lunch. Along the way, visit landmarks including the San Miguel Market and Royal Palace, and learn more about the city’s culture from your local guide and the vendors you meet along the way.
What to Expect

Begin your morning by meeting your guide and small group on Plaza Mayor, then set off together to discover Madrid’s history and cuisine.

Begin with a rich hot chocolate as you learn about Plaza Mayor’s heritage, then continue on to the San Miguel Market to peruse the fresh produce. Head to a traditional eatery to sample cocido stew, a typical Madrid dish, before strolling on to the best vendors in town to taste their cured jamón, Spanish tortilla, and beverages, including national wines, vermouth, and cider.

Stop also at a bakery to sample some sweet bites, and pass landmarks such as the Royal Palace and Plaza de la Villa, gaining insight into the capital’s culture from your local guide as you explore.

At the end of your tour, return to the Plaza Mayor, and continue your exploration with new insight and recommendations for the rest of your trip.

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1 - 5 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Always good!

I've been on a few tours with Devour and have always been pleased. A good mix of info and unique foods. New places with each tour and new foods as well. Very pleased!

Thank TeamSmallState
Reviewed 13 May 2018

This is one of the best food tours ever. Our guide, Yvonne, was so knowledgeable about local food and history of the area. We had many great tastings at seven different locations. It was delightful to visit old establishments and meet with the owners. The...More

Thank barbaraturner
Reviewed 2 May 2018
Gastronomic tour in Madrid

Thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Highly recommended to taste wines and tapas you may otherwise miss. Also good insight into Spanish culture.

Thank Duane O
Reviewed 30 April 2018
Evening Tapas and History

This was one of two tours that I did with Devour. Paula was my guide for both. She was witty and informative, like being shown around by your new cool friend. The food and company was great. On both tours there were great fellow guests...More

Thank Dominic G
Reviewed 11 April 2018
delicious and interesting tour

We spent a wonderful morning eating our way through the historic centre of Madrid with Joy. Lots of delicious treats, in spots we would not have found on our own. She also provided good suggestions about other places to try or to visit.More

1  Thank Barbara L
Erin O, Operations Manager at Devour Madrid Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hi Barbara! I'm glad to hear you had a nice morning on tour with our guide, Joy! She truly is an expert when it comes to Madrid's culture, history and delicious food. I hope to see you on tour with us again in the future!...More

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About 3.5 hours