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Private exclusive tours of Madrid. Tapas tours, Foodie and epicurean tours. Walking tours. Discover Madrid through the eyes of a local.
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All reviews tapas tour local tapas his passion locals enjoy highlight of our trip his knowledge walking tour amazing tapas tour guide great company tapas bar food and wine small group highly recommend this tour spanish culture customs neighborhoods
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Reviewed 7 December 2018

Madrid was the last stop of our trip. By that time, I was pretty "Pintxos/tapas' out" although the main reason for our trip, as always, is the food. I was somewhat surprised & delighted to meet our Aussie tour guide, David. David is extremely personable...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Greg M
Reviewed 9 November 2018

We took a three hour walking/tapas tour with David at the start of our 3-day visit to Madrid and we are glad that we did. David has infectious enthusiasm for Madrid’s distinctive neighborhoods. He took us inside of them, giving us a sense of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Suze87
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Read this review about David and Midridivine and was immediately triggered. I found some raving reviews on his website and Tripadvisor and was even more triggered. I wrote to David and that was the final step...this was about 6 months ago. We were meeting up...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Biebieee
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We needed an orientation tour to Madrid’s neighborhoods. David knows the city center inside and out and his enthusiasm for his chosen home is contagious. We spent the day traversing the many nooks and crannies of this vibrant metropolis. Such an enjoyable experience. We’d highly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank B O
Reviewed 22 October 2018

If you want to have fun eat with the locals enjoy the local Tapas and wine David Gillison is the person to do it with. Lots of fun and laughter with an expat Aussie who can show you the ropes and has the knowledge and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

After 3 days in Madrid spent happily in its fine museums, my husband and I wanted a walking tour of the city that would orient us to its individual neighborhoods and sections. Guide Melinda did an excellent job for us in a 4 hr tour....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cindy A
Reviewed 26 September 2018

We really enjoyed our foodie tapas tour with Melinda this week. It was just likes an evening with a friend visiting the best local tapas bars and enjoying drinks. We particularly loved the vermouth bar and tasted some real Spanish delicacies like iberico ham, sheep's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 831Aussie35
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

The evening of the 5th of Sept. we had the pleasure of David Gillison escorting our group on a bespoke tapas tour. OMG. How sensational! We gathered at a local meeting point ,not far from the start of our tour. Brief description given of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DeborahB766
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Along with our two teen girls (one of whom is very picky), we thoroughly enjoyed our evening of tapas with David. All four of us enjoyed trying new foods! After walking the streets with him, we gained the confidence to venture out for tapas on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wjk0010
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We had 2 tours with David and each was amazing! It was like visiting with old friend who just happens to know all the best kept secrets of Madrid. The tapas tour was the highlight of our time in Madrid. We also got to see...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street
performers, colorful lights, window shopping,
restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and
churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a
collection of plazas interconnected by a network of
side streets. Some of these side streets are wide
pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so
it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as
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