Madrid's Literary Quarter Free Walking Tour

With our Madrid's Literary Quarter Free Walking Tour, you will be able to follow in the footsteps of great geniuses such as Cervantes, Góngora or Garcilaso in the Madrid neighborhood of writers and muses.

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 Madrid's Literary Quarter Free Walking Tour

If you are a lover of reading and you want to know the places where writers stayed or where they created their most famous characters, the Barrio de Las Letras Free Tour is made for you.

We will start the tour in the Plaza Mayor and walk to Puerta del Sol. From there we will go to the Carrera de San Jerónimo, Calle Huerta, Plaza de Santa Ana and Calle del León; all essential points to understand literary life.

In addition, these specific places formed the nerve centre of the Spanish Golden Age, in which writers such as Miguel de Cervantes, Luis de Góngora, Garcilaso de la Vega and countless others, created their most famous characters.

We will enjoy a most literary day in which our guide in Spanish will become the best matchmaker. He will tell us the most interesting anecdotes of a time of great splendour for literature and even gossip about the envies and intrigues of that time.

Come explore Madrid and its literature with our Free Tour Barrio de Las Letras. An experience that will be difficult to forget.

Highlights to see in Madrid's Literary Quarter Free Walking Tour

  • Plaza Mayor
  • Puerta del Sol
  • Carrera de San Jerónimo
  • Calle Huerta
  • Plaza de Santa Ana
  • Calle del León


Guide in Spanish
1 hour 30 minutes

Adultos y niños: free

Availability and starting time
Not available
When to book?
You can reserve up to before the activity
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel the reservation, so that the guide does not wait.


The best Spanish Speaking guides of Madrid
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Food and drinks
Transportation (walking tour)

Meeting point

Plaza Mayor. Look for the White Umbrella of Madrid a Pie.


Super safe route! COVID-19 efforts
Our route takes the recommendations and key considerations of security and protection against Coronavirus.
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.
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
Are animals allowed?
Activity recommended for children?
Yes, families are welcome
Guaranteed departures without min of travelers

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Do you have any question?
Would you like this tour in private?
Reservation online or by phone (+34) 621002436
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