Sigue las huellas de grandes genios como Cervantes, Góngora o Garcilaso en el barrio madrileño de los literatos y las musas.
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
Puerta del Sol
Carrera de San Jerónimo
Plaza de Santa Ana
Calle del León
¡Y mucho más!
Guide in Spanish
Adults and children older than 14 years old: free
Availability and starting time
When to book?
You can reserve up to before the activity
The best Spanish Speaking guides of Madrid
Covid-19 safety and protection regulations
Food and drinks
Transportation (walking tour)
Plaza Mayor, delante de la Oficina de Información Turística, Casa de la Panadería
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?