The most eclectic tours in Madrid are now available thanks to a group of graffiti hunters & street art lovers.
Our project started these walking tours in Madrid about three years ago and we have now hosted thousand of travellers from all over the world.
Here you have the off the beaten guided visits that you will find in town. Are you ready to analyze the messages that lie behind the walls?
- Street art tour in Lavapies
- Graffiti experience in Malasaña
- Madrid bike tour
- Architours in Madrid
- Feminist tour led by an activist
Which are the districts covered in our eclectic tours in Madrid?
The experiences we created will take you to multicultural and colorful districts that you might not discover on your own.
Ever heard of Lavapies and Embajadores?
Pay close attention from now on as we are about to reveal the location of hidden gems.
1-. Lavapies area
It is one of the most trendy areas in town at this moment.
Dozens of both illegal and legal graffiti walls decorate the roads and avenues of this popular, but at the same time gentrified neighborhood.
Our eclectic tours in Madrid will take you to a hidden urban garden called “Esta es una Plaza”, located in Calle Doctor Fourquet.
Among others, you will observe the arwork of a famous Belgian artist called Roa, or the Italian Blu.
Famous all around the world!
The hundreds of visitors who participate in our quirky walking visits every month think that the highlight of our activity is La Tabacalera, but these are other places that you should check:
- La Canica, an expropriated bank now used as a social center.
- Swinton & Grant, street art gallery.
- Mercado La Cebada, an old-fashioned food market.
- La Quimera, a squat building occupied by locals.
2-. Malasaña neighborhood discovered in our eclectic tours in Madrid.
Another area that any traveller should check in our city is Universidad.
Popularly known as Malasaña, the area is a trendy & hipster neighborhood full of vintage clothing shops and chic restaurants mixed with local bars.
- Plaza Dos de Mayo,
- Calle Antonio Grilo
- Calle La Palma
- Calle Valverde
These are some of the areas which best represents the spirit and vibes of a multicultural part of Madrid.
What about alternative and eclectic tours in Madrid?
It is also possible to observe & explore downtown districts either by bike or with a different point of view.
Cooltourspain collaborates with local specialists who run alternative experiences in Madrid. They work for their own brands, but we support them and collaborate hand to hand together.
3-. Madrid bike tour
Travellers from Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark and other northern European countries usually participate in our bike tour.
What’s special about it?
Not only we will discover three of the most famous districts at once, but we will also explore the city with a street art perspective.
It’s meeting point is located by Calle Montera, 32.
These are the districts that are covered in our Madrid bike tour.
- Plaza España
- San Bernardo
- Gran Via
4-. Emilio’s architours!
A local architect runs a unique experience. He will show you the history that lies behind industrial buildings.
These eclectic tours in Madrid are developed through Gran Via’s rooftops and Lavapies’ corralas and theaters.
His background and knowledge about the topic makes this a special & unique guided visit.
Patricia is a local activist who is interested, like us, in creating a better world.
She protests in the streets, reads documents, speaks with other activists and participates in events & meetings to defend women’s rights.
Patricia’s eclectic tours in Madrid are specially designed for women (and men) who are interested in discovering the life & death of important Spanish women.
Ever heard of these names?
- Clara Campoamor,
- Emilia Pardo Bazán,
- Marie Curie.
Our opinion about the eclectic tours in Madrid
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