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Spanish Civil War Tour
Activities in Madrid

Spanish Civil War Tour

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474 reviews | 2,816 travellers
Alberto fue un magnífico guía y compartió de manera muy didáctica y neutral muchísima información sobre diferentes episodios y sucesos durante la guerra civil.
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US$ 11.90
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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Delve into the history of the Spanish Civil War on this fantastic guided tour of Madrid. You will discover what day-to-day life was like between 1936 and 1939.

Air Force Headquarters
Plaza Espana square
Bunker in the Parque del Oeste
Monument to the Fallen
Liria Palace in Arguelles
Debod Temple

Spanish Civil War Tour

We will start the tour by the Monumento a los Caídos del Cuartel de la Montaña, in the centre of Madrid at midday and from this central point explore the places that served as a backdrop for the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939): the conflict that marked the Spanish 20th century.

For the next two hours, we will visit amazing locations such as the Temple of Debod, the former location of the Mountain Barracks, Ferraz Street, and Princess Street. We will arrive at the Air Force Headquarters, formerly the Model Prison, and bombed during the war years.

Along the route, we will reconstruct the Madrid of 1936 through wonderful photographs and videos. We will step into the shoes of the Madrilenians of that era and discover how the day to day life in the city was experienced during the hard years of hunger, poverty, and the uncertainty of war.

The last stop will be at the Parque del Oeste park, where we will see the imposing forts which were involved in many battles during the war.

Private tour

If you prefer a more personalized experience only for you and your companions, we recommend that you book the private tour of Madrid.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • Tours or activities will not consist of more than 10 people per group.
  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
  • At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 33% of the total maximum capacity.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
  • Alcoholic drinks are not available.
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Price

Adults Children under 7 years old
Tour in English
US$ 11.90
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 11.90
  • Children under 7 years old

    Free

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Duration

2 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

Included

English speaking guide specialized in the history of Madrid.

When to book?

You can book up until the previous day (10:00 pm) if there are still places available. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

Yes.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 4 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 11.90
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Monumento a los Caídos del Cuartel de la Montaña