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Plaza de Santa Ana, Madrid

Plaza de Santa Ana, Madrid: Our most recommended tours and activities

Madrid: Wine and Tapas Walking Tour

1. Madrid: Wine and Tapas Walking Tour

Go beyond the usual tourist's perspective of Madrid's main sights on a guided tapas tour. Taste tapas like the locals do and discover hidden spots in the very heart of Madrid. Enjoy at least 12 tapas at four different places, as well as a glass of wine at each location. Find something special at each venue, be it a typical dish, a specific type of wine, or the atmosphere. Go to a bar, enjoy your wine and free tapas, order something extra to eat if it catches your fancy, and, once you’ve finished, move on to the next venue. It's as simple as that. Get ready to taste your way around Spain with a range of dishes and wines from various regions of the country. Learn about the origins of the dishes, and hear anecdotes about Madrid from your guide.

Madrid: City Bike or E-Bike Tour

2. Madrid: City Bike or E-Bike Tour

Enjoy the sights of Madrid as you cycle through the city, enjoying the freedom and convenience of traveling by bike. This 3-hour excursion takes in all of the city's major landmarks. The tour begins at the steps of Madrid's famous Templo de Debod. This is actually one of the few Egyptian temples found outside Egypt today. From here you'll cycle past the Royal Palace, and continue on to the Cathedral of La Almudena, Plaza de la Villa, and the San Miguel Market en route to the city’s main square - Plaza Mayor. After visiting the Plaza, cycle through some of the city's traffic-free zones to the Plaza de Santa Ana, then down to the Prado Museum. Afterward, climb up a gentle hill to arrive at Retiro Park. Leaving the park by the imposing Alcala Gate, the tour continues toward Calle Serrano and Plaza de Colon. Wind your way through the lively streets, past the boutiques and cafés of the Chueca district, to Calle Fuencarral and then Plaza de España.

Madrid: 2-Hour City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

3. Madrid: 2-Hour City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

Discover the history of Madrid and see the most important highlights of the city during this 2-hour private guided walking tour. Start your adventure in the Paseo del Prado. Stroll under the trees and see famous monuments such as the Neptune fountain. Then, continue to see the Congress of Deputies and House of Cervantes, the greatest writer in the Spanish language. Walk to Plaza de Santa Ana while your local guide tells you the stories and anecdotes of Romantic Madrid in the 19th century. Arrive at the incredible Puerta del Sol, famous for its statue of the Bear and the Arbutus. Then, make a turn and see the Plaza Mayor, located in the heart of the Austrias neighborhood. Explore the Plaza de la Villa, built during Madrid's Medieval period. Look up at the amazing Almudena Cathedral, which was built on an old mosque, like many cathedrals in Spain. Finally, finish your guided tour at the entrance of the Royal Palace.

Madrid: Running Sightseeing Tour

4. Madrid: Running Sightseeing Tour

Discover the main attractions in central Madrid and get an understanding of how the city is laid out and its different neighborhoods on this running tour. Immerse yourself in the city's history, culture, gastronomy, and daily life as you run to sites such as the Retiro Park, Plaza Mayor and the city's royal palace. Your tour is capped at a maximum of 8 participants in order to guarantee a personalized experience. During the running tour, stop in front of some of the sights and learn more about them from your professional guide. The tour is suitable for all levels and will be adapted to the speed of the group.

Madrid: Hidden City Gems Exploration Game

5. Madrid: Hidden City Gems Exploration Game

Explore the magical Madrid and its intriguing neighborhoods. Visit the spots of famous authors and artists such as Ernest Hemingway, Francisco de Goya, and Lope de Vega. Play the game by solving each piece of the puzzle on your smartphone, guess the answer to unlock the story of each secret place. Untangle the past and learn about Spain's most beloved and famous author Miguel de Cervantes. Explore the city and be given exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide. Play offline as you don't need an internet connection to play the game. Enjoy as a group and solve the clues together as you walk, or split into smaller teams and compete against each other. Go at your own pace as there is no time limit, the game however can be completed in 2 hours. Play without a guide, just download the app, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure.

Madrid: Barrio de las Letra Guided Walking Tour

6. Madrid: Barrio de las Letra Guided Walking Tour

Visit Puerta del Sol, Madrid's most famous and central square and home to some of the city’s landmarks like Kilometre Zero. Explore the Literary Quarter (Barrio de las Letras) on foot and discover Plaza de Santa Ana, a charming square that has always been closely linked to the performing arts, and its sculpture of two of the most important dramatists in the history of Spain: Calderón de la Barca and García Lorca. Learn about the fascinating life and tragic death of Federico García Lorca, see the House-Museum of Lope de Vega and pass by the Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians, where Miguel de Cervantes was buried in 1616. Finish the tour by Palacio de las Cortes, the building that houses the Congress of Deputies, and see the statue of Miguel de Cervantes in Plaza de las Cortes.

Madrid: Football, Food, and Bernabéu Guided Walking Tour

7. Madrid: Football, Food, and Bernabéu Guided Walking Tour

MADRID AND FOOTBALL' TOURIST ROUTE Bstadium has exclusively designed an amazing themed tour of Madrid for football lovers. Walk around the most emblematic places and learn about the most surprising stories linked to the main clubs in the capital. Led by a specialised guide who will reveal fascinating anecdotes and stories related to football and sport, get to know Madrid in a totally original way. The route starts at Puerta del Sol, at the foot of the mythical statue of the Bear and the Strawberry Tree, with an explanation of the square, its symbolism, the Presidency building, the clock, its traditional signage, etc. We will continue through the Barrio de las Letras, Plaza del Ángel to the beautiful Plaza de Santa Ana, where we will come across the façade of the Teatro Español, an artistic symbol of the capital. We will advance along Calle del Príncipe to the Teatro de la Comedia and arrive at the recently refurbished and luxurious Plaza Canalejas. We will then continue to the Congreso de los Diputados and from there we will arrive at the Plaza de Neptuno. From there and through the central boulevard we will enjoy part of one of the cultural jewels of Madrid, the art triangle with the Prado Museum and the Thyssen-Bornemisza. We will continue along the Paseo del Prado to the imposing Plaza de Cibeles with the Madrid City Hall and the Bank of Spain on both sides. To finish this amazing tour we will enter Gran Vía to enjoy the most modern and lively shopping area of Madrid. GASTRONOMIC ROUTE Enjoy a gastronomic route through Madrid while discovering some of the most iconic places in the capital, such as: Puerta del Sol, Barrio de las Letras, Prado Museum... or iconic football places such as Neptuno and Cibeles. Casa Larra, one of the capital's most iconic bars & Bocata de calamares in Plaza Mayor TOUR BERNABÉU Get to know the Santiago Bernabéu and access the secrets and history of Real Madrid CF. We take you first-hand into the stadium to learn all about the history of Real Madrid CF and gain access to restricted areas. You will see areas like: Panoramic view of the stadium, start the visit in style. Museum. Photomontages with players; take home a unique and original souvenir. Santiago Bernabéu XXI Century model. Can you think of a better way to recharge your batteries before discovering the secrets of the Bernabéu? We'll be waiting for you! *IMPORTANT: The activity will start at 10:00, followed by the gastronomic route and then at 16:00 there will be a visit to the Santiago Bernabeu.

Madrid Football Walking Tour with Civitas Metropolitano Tour

8. Madrid Football Walking Tour with Civitas Metropolitano Tour

Enjoy this unique experience created by Bstadium. If you are a football lover this plan is perfect for you as it combines the culture, history and football tradition of Madrid with a visit to one of the best stadiums in the world. 1. 'MADRID & FOOTBALL' TOURIST ROUTE Bstadium has exclusively designed an amazing themed tour around Madrid for football lovers. Walk around the most emblematic places and learn about the most surprising stories linked to the main clubs in the capital. Led by a specialised guide who will reveal fascinating anecdotes and stories related to football and sport, get to know Madrid in a totally original way. The route starts at Puerta del Sol, at the foot of the mythical statue of the Bear and the Strawberry Tree, with an explanation of the square, its symbolism, the Presidency building, the clock, its traditional signage, etc. We will continue through the Barrio de las Letras, Plaza del Ángel to the beautiful Plaza de Santa Ana, where we will come across the façade of the Teatro Español, an artistic symbol of the capital. We will advance along Calle del Príncipe to the Teatro de la Comedia and arrive at the recently refurbished and luxurious Plaza Canalejas. We will then continue on to the Congreso de los Diputados and from there we will reach the Plaza de Neptuno. From there and through the central boulevard we will enjoy part of one of the cultural jewels of Madrid, the art triangle with the Prado Museum and the Thyssen-Bornemisza. We will continue along the Paseo del Prado to the imposing Plaza de Cibeles with the Madrid City Hall and the Bank of Spain on both sides. To end this amazing tour, we will enter Gran Vía to enjoy the most hectic and modern shopping area of Madrid. 2. WANDA METROPOLITANO TOUR Tour the new Atlético de Madrid stadium on a visit that will reveal all the club's secrets and culminate in a visit to the Museum. Get to know the history of your team, all the corners of the stadium, the anecdotes of the day to day and everything you don't know about the team. Territorio Atleti is a place of more than 1,400 m² located in the Wanda Metropolitano, which allows every visitor to enter fully into the world and the red and white culture from our foundation in 1903 to the present day. Buy your Museum + Tour ticket and immerse yourself in the red and white history like never before. IMPORTANT: The booking starts at 10:00 and will end with a visit to the Wanda Metropolitano stadium at 16:00. We are waiting for you!

Madrid: All About Soccer Guided Walking Tour

9. Madrid: All About Soccer Guided Walking Tour

Bstadium has exclusively designed an amazing themed tour of Madrid for football lovers. Walk around the most emblematic places and learn about the most surprising stories linked to the main clubs in the capital. Led by a specialised guide who will reveal fascinating anecdotes and stories related to football and sport, get to know Madrid in a totally original way. The tour starts at Puerta del Sol, at the foot of the mythical statue of the Bear and the Strawberry Tree, with an explanation of the square, its symbolism, the Presidency building, the clock, its traditional signage, etc. We will continue through the Barrio de las Letras, Plaza del Ángel to the beautiful Plaza de Santa Ana, where we will come across the façade of the Teatro Español, an artistic symbol of the capital. We will advance along Calle del Príncipe to the Teatro de la Comedia and arrive at the recently refurbished and luxurious Plaza Canalejas. We will then continue on to the Congreso de los Diputados and from there we will arrive at the Plaza de Neptuno. From there and through the central boulevard we will enjoy part of one of the cultural jewels of Madrid, the art triangle with the Prado Museum and the Thyssen-Bornemisza. We will continue along the Paseo del Prado to the imposing Plaza de Cibeles with the Madrid City Hall and the Bank of Spain on both sides. At the end of this amazing tour, we will enter Gran Vía to enjoy Madrid's busiest and most modern shopping area. When de route ends, all attendees will be offered by Bstadium an exclusive discount that can be redeemed in any of the experiences available on the platform.

Madrid: Spain's Greatest Minds Private Guided Walking Tour

10. Madrid: Spain's Greatest Minds Private Guided Walking Tour

Explore a different, romantic, and more modern side of Madrid in this walking tour of 2.5 hours where you will get to explore and know deeper about the greatest minds of the Spanish culture and some of the most impressive buildings and monuments that were created in the Enlightenment time, times full advances in the knowledge of people, times where the knowledge started to be more valuable and with this, improvement in the daily life of millions of people, improves that are visible until today. Get to know the Majestic Madrid with us Departing from the centric Puerta del Sol, our charms guide we’ll take you to the most modern area, the romantic area, in there your guide will immerse you into the minds of the greatest Spanish thinkers and the way the used to live and why they are considered still so brilliant. As well as the history, you will discover the artistic side to the city, see areas popular for nightlife, and discover modern architecture. Some of the places you'll visit in this tour are: •Puerta del Sol •Carlos III •Barrio de Las Letras •Plaza Santa Ana •Lope de Vega, Cervantes, Lorca, Hemingway and more. •Huertas Area. •Ateneo de Madrid •Spanish Parliament •Triangle of the Art •Paseo de Prado •Neptuno, Apolo and Cibeles •Comunications Palace •And more…

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What people are saying about Plaza de Santa Ana, Madrid

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 590 reviews

Noemi was our guide and she was terrific. My wife and I are from the US and it was our first time in Madrid. We were grouped with a couple from the UK and 3 young professional ladies from Singapore. Everyone spoke a English well (thank you to those that learned another language!). We made 4 stops during the afternoon. Each restaurant had great history and some were in the same family for 100 years. The variety of tapas were excellent as were the wine selections. I had never had Spanish vermouth before. Excellent! I highly recommend Noemi! She was the best!

extraordinary visit, tasting of very good wines and good tapas. Our guide Carlos managed to create a great atmosphere within the group, his explanations were very interesting and thanks to him we discovered good addresses. I highly recommend.

Amazing! We loved visiting the bars and we ate and drank a lot! Great experience.

Caesar was amazing. Very knowledgeable and great guide.

Noemie was amazing guide. So knowledgeable and fun!