The Civil War in Madrid Free Walking Tour

Madrid, as the capital of Spain, is one of the places where we can find more vestiges and memories of the bloody Civil War that shook the country between 1936 and 1939.

We have designed an educational and entertaining route for you to know all the details of this important historical event in Madrid.

What is a Free Tour?

It is about a walking visit with a qualified guides for free. Once the tour is finished, you can put a price according to your level of satisfaction.

Things to do The Civil War in Madrid Free Walking Tour

The city, the seat of the republican government, was under Franco's siege during practically the entire war and was able to feel first-hand the harshest consequences of the conflict. Today these traces can still be seen in its buildings, monuments, urban layout, and traditions.

During our route, we will visit some of the main monuments and buildings erected to honor the Franco victory in the Moncloa District. We will go into the Parque del Oeste to locate the forts that are still standing and that served the rebels to attack the city continuously. We will go up to the Temple of Debod, where formerly the rebel Cuartel de la Montaña was located, and from there we will be able to see Cerro Garabitas, one of the places from where the center of Madrid was bombarded with howitzers.

We will also visit the Headquarters of Count Duque, who remained loyal to the Republic until the end, and, later, we will walk to places that served to shelter the most precious assets of churches and palaces or air-raid shelters to protect citizens from the bombs. We will arrive at the old Pías de San Antón Schools, which served as a Czech and prison during the 30s and we will end our tour in Madrid's Gran Vía, next to the Telefónica Building, from whose roof the Republican side monitored the Francoist advances by the House of Field.

We have designed an educational and entertaining route for you to know all the details of this important historical event in Madrid.

What are you waiting for? Reserve your place today and experience History.

Highlights to see in The Civil War in Madrid Free Walking Tour

  • Plaza de Moncloa
  • Parque del Oeste
  • Cuartel del Conde-Duque
  • Parque de la Montaña
  • Plaza de España

Details

Duration
2 hours
Language
Guide in Spanish
Price

Adults: free

Children: free

Menores (de 12 a 17 años): free

Availability and starting time
Not available
When to book?
You can reserve up to before the activity

Included

Covid-19 safety and protection regulations

Excluded

Transportation (walking tour)
Food and drinks

Meeting point

Salida del intercambiador de Moncloa (Cruce entre Paseo de Moret y calle de la Princesa. Madrid).

Conditions

How to book?
Limited availability. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability. Choose date and fill in the required fields. Secure and protected payment. You will immediately receive your booking confirmation.
Super safe route! COVID-19 efforts
Our route takes the recommendations and key considerations of security and protection against Coronavirus.
Is the interior of the monuments visited?
Only the exterior of the named sites
Is the tour adapted for people with reduced mobility?
Fully adapted
Does the tour leave when it rains?
It always comes out even if it rains
Are animals allowed?
Yes
Activity recommended for children?
Yes, families are welcome

Our promises

Best price guaranteed
Quick and easy reservation
Multilingual Customer Service
Secure payment

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