I never made it to the tour despite leaving an hour early to head to the meeting point because there was construction I didn't know about and the line that I was going to take was closed so I had to go around. But I still recommend walking tours of Madrid because it's a beautiful city to walk in
Literally walked up to the meeting point and was in utter shock as I had tried to call 4 times with nobody answering the contact # despite it being within the hours on their outgoing message.....met a sweaty guide in shorts. I had tried to confirm the extent and form of tour as no where did it say anything about walking in our heels as we were appropriately dressed for what we were sold.... a premium dinner and show. TOTAL DISASTER. Both tours thru AMIGO TOURS were epic failures compared to all of the others we did which were 5 star and fabulous for us and our girls.
outstanding! Alfonso gave a great tour, super informative. He even helped us get a reservation at Botin that evening, which he did not have to go out of his way to help us with but he was more than happy to. We were so grateful.
This was a very enjoyable tour which I would strongly recommend. Some of the sites we had walked by ourselves during the day. They really can be different at night, especially with a knowledgeable guide. It was also different watching the city come to life at night. Great.
Our guide, Pablo, was very knowledgable about both the history and the culture of Madrid. He pointed out several, made for tourist areas and pointed out authentic alternatives that are only steps away. The tour was a lot of walking, but it is in fits and starts and not a continuous slog. It's meandering route and relaxed pace are itself a wonderful introduction to Spanish culture where nothing seems to follow a straight line and patience is more than a virtue. After stting on a plane for 6 hours, it was a great way for me to start working on my jet lag as the walking part of the tour takes you to 2200 10PM . This is still very early for Madrid, so I went back to an area pointed out by Pablo for tapas before getting myself back to my hotel and collapsing for the night.
Great tour. The guide Pablo was very knowledgeable and funny. Definitely something you want to do as early as possible in your trip as it will help you get oriented and allows you to plan the rest of your trip accordingly.
Be aware though that it is a LOT of walking. My companion was pretty cream-crackered by the end of the tour.