- Segway through Gran Vía, Madrid’s most known street
- See the writer Miguel de Cervantes dominating the fountain in the square’s centre
- Visit Mercado de San Miguel; Madrid’s culinary place to taste the best tapas of the city
We start our route at the glamourous Plaza de Callao, known for being place of putting length and premiere of numerous movies and musicals in Spain ("what happens in Callao happens in Madrid" says it’s claim), to take the Gran Vía, one of the most important arteries of the Madrid’s "Mile of Gold", the most important commercial and business district of Spain. Later we will cross up to get to Plaza de España, where we will meet the statue of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, the acquaintances prominent figures of Michael de Cervantes, and to discover which was the first skyscraper of Madrid.
From the Plaza of Spain we will advance for the Paseo del Pintor Rosales to visit one of the most mysterious places of the city: Debod's Temple, an authentic temple of the Egypt of the Pharaohs that was bequeathed by the Government of Egypt to the Kingdom of Spain as a sign of gratefulness by the collaboration between both countries.
From Debod's Temple we shall leave to the amazing Plaza de Oriente, where, under the attentive look of the First Kings of Spain, we will contemplate the most beautiful royal set that groups the Royal Palace, the Royal Theatre, Sabatini's Royal Gardens and the Almudena’s Cathedral, mistress of the City of Madrid.
Madrid Segway Tour & Mercado de San Miguel. There are two things that you must do when you come to Madrid: to ride a Segway and to taste the famous taps. In Madrid-Segway we make it easy inviting you to an original segway tour that includes a visit to the historical Market of San Miguel, the best place to have lids in Madrid.
We begin our route at the Gran Vía, the most commercial avenue of Madrid, at the height of Plaza de Callao, main scenery of Spanish Premiers, to go down up to the Plaza de España, where we will visit the statue of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza and we will meet the first skyscraper constructed in Madrid. It will be at this moment when we will begin a trip to the past to visit the unique, mysterious and romantic Debod Temple, an authentic Egypt of the Pharaohs Temple given by the Egyptian Government as a gift to Spain and that now presides one of the most beautiful sunsets you may find in Madrid.
From there we will go to Madrid of the Austrias, where we will show you the Royal Palace of Madrid and the Almudena’s Cathedral, mistress of the city. After this experience, we will be re-putting forces visiting the Market of San Miguel, a historical jewel that has turned into the authentic Temple of Gourmet Tapas in Spain. This unique market encloses undoubtedly, between iron and crystal, the best gastronomic offer of Madrid.
After knowing the best tapas of Madrid, we will go to the Puerta del Sol of Madrid, with its mythical clock, the Bear and the Tree Statue and the Kilometer Zero, traditional Madrid Meeting Point that marks the beginning of all the Spanish roads. From there we will know one of the most well known shopping streets of Madrid, Preciados Street, that will return to us to our point of origin.
ALL MADRID TOUR
Starting at Plaza de la Opera we,ll visit the most singular area of the old town wth the Royal Palace, Royal Theater, Oriente Square and Almudena Cathedral. The Temple of Debod, an ancient Egyptian temple (200 bc) which was dismantled and rebuilt here in 1968 placed at the Park of La Montaña, a green and quiet area from where we will enjoy of one of the best views of Madrid with "Casa de Campo" and Guadarrama Mountains.
Getting down to the river, a short visit to the newest area, we,ll cross the Segovia Bridge (1564) to come back to the old town, making a stop at San Miguel Market. After the break we,ll visit the Mayor and Santa Ana Squares. Next stops: Prado Museum (one of the most popular in the world), Neptune and Cibeles Squares with its monumental fountains and Alcala Gate (other of the great symbols of Madrid). Before coming back to Opera Square, to finish, one visit to "Km0" (spanishbeggining of all the radial roads) and "Oso y Madroño" Statue place at Puerta del Sol, the real heart of the city, always crowed and the meeting point for everyone who visit Madrid.
We recommend comfortable clothing and shoes. In winter, warm clothes and in case of rain appropriate clothing.
- Segway + helmet + bag for personal belongings
- Multilingual tour escort
- A free tapa at San Miguel Market (only with the option of Madrid Segway Tour & Mercado de San Miguel)
- Lunch, beverages or other services not specified
- Hotel Pick-up and Drop-up
Children under 8 years oldor 1,35 meters are not permitted
If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.