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culture walk

Discover the secrets of Retiro Park.

culture walk

Discover the secrets of Retiro Park.

19 reviews
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Hosted in
English, Greek
culture walk

Discover the secrets of Retiro Park.

culture walk

Discover the secrets of Retiro Park.

19 reviews
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Hosted in
English, Greek

What you'll do

We will meet outside of the park and we will have a small introduction about Madrid and the surrounding area of the Park. Now we are inside the Park! Next step! Breathe pure air while you learn the history and some funny stories. Take the opportunity to discover the Retiro Park and understand the people of Spain better. Retiro is a park full of history that originally was a private garden for royalty and now has become the lung of the citizens of Madrid. Together we will cover all park and I will provide you with stories that will make you understand Madrid better. Once the army camp of Napoleon, and private gardens of the royals now this park is the most popular destination of the city. We will walk all the park around and we will talk about the gardens and the garden styles, legends of the park, influences and the most iconic constructions and buildings. A visit to Madrid is never completed without visiting Retiro Park. By walking inside this park you will have the opportunity to hear about legends, colonialism, Napoleon, Kings and Queens, and Lucifer!

Your host

Learn more about Charalampos

Charalampos

I'm a travel professional specialized in Madrid for the last 7 years. I am providing this experience the last year. I have 3 university degrees related to tourism and management and my first degree is in social anthropology. I am working in the tourism field in Spain and I am writing in my personal blog about tourism theories. My social media are dedicated to showing the beauty of Spain. For me travelling and tourism was my lifestyle choice and Madrid the city that I fell in love with. Come with me to explore the city with a true admirer of her!

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Where you'll be

We will meet at the historic area of Passeo del Prado in front of the Ministry of Agriculture very close to the Atocha station. Inside the park, we will examine: 4 different styles of gardens. 2 different style of artificial lakes. A glass structure that has a tween brother in London. A museum of the outside. The old zoo in Madrid. The most iconic statues. A terrorist attack memorial

This experience is available starting May 01, 2020

To protect the health and safety of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused through April 30, 2020 due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

What to bring

Weather protection. In the summer a cap or sunscreem and in the winter rain coat.

More tips

This is an experience that will provide you with all the necessary information you need about the city in the most secure environment possible. There are not going to be cars or many people, so you can focus 100% into your experience. Ideal for people who enjoy walking, history, legends and parks.

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Charalampos
Discover the secrets of Retiro Park.
19 reviews
From Previous price: $22/person
19 reviews
From Previous price: $22/person
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