Join this tour for an off-the-beaten-path 3.5 hour foodie exploration of one Madrid's most picturesque and historic neighborhoods ' the Literary Quarter ' including a visit to the local market where vendors serve their delicacies and a fascinating look at the homes of'many of Spain's most famous'writers.'
Meet your expert guide in the'center of the charming Huertas neighborhood before starting your morning on a sweet note at the best chocolater'a'in town. Savor a rich breakfast of steaming-hot rich chocolate and fresh, homemade churros. Stroll down the tree-lined cobblestone streets and soak in the gorgeous architecture as you make your way to the'traditional neighborhood market. Weave through a maze of vendors while tasting different specialties'like the famed Iberian cured ham and olives straight from the stall.
Then continue on a fascinating walking tour of Literary Quarter. Pop into a'delicatessen steeped in the tumultuous history of the Spanish Civil War and taste a variety of delicious Spanish cheeses paired with various red wines.
Discover where the locals eat, drink and shop'before'making your way to a'quirky tapas bar for an artful open-faced sandwiches and local draft beer.
With a small group of 12 guests or less, enjoy 15+ food tastings (enough for a light breakfast and full lunch) and 4 Spanish beverages during this 3.5 hour daytime tour.