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Bring your friends along for a tapas, cultural and cooking day in Madrid, Spain. This fun day in Madrid might also be a good idea for your corporate event planning or incentive travel to Spain.

We invite you to savour the great Spanish cuisine by participating in a fun and interactive cooking class given by a professional and friendly Spanish Chef in Madrid, and by tasting tapas during a privately organized walk to some historical sites, visiting gorgeous bars in the most famous tapas quarter. You will enjoy it.


10:30 - 14:00 hours. Market and cooking class

Our meeting point will be our cooking school in Madrid in the center of Madrid. We will visit a local market to buy and learn about the ingredients we will use to cook our Spanish recipes. Then we will go to our prestigious cooking school and put on our aprons. The workshop will last about two and a half hours and will consist of a complete menu with first and second dish as well as dessert, based on regional or other typical Spanish recipes you may wish to learn how to cook (or to meet your needs and tastes) such us:

· Gazpacho: Cold tomato soup with garlic, olive oil and other vegetables (depends on time of year)
· Spanish omelette with potatoes, onions and other Mediterranean ingredients
· Famous rice dish: Paella
· Desserts: Natillas - sweet vanilla custard. Pears with sweet wine
· Sangria: Famous Spanish punch made with wine, fruit and more ingredients

We will finish the class with a delicious lunch based on what we have prepared.

14:00 - 16:00 hours. Visit to the Royal Palace

We will then take you to the historic center of Madrid to visit the amazing Royal Palace: Philip V commissioned Sacchetti, an Italian, with its construction. It was decorated by renowned 18th century European artists. Works by Tiepolo, Lucas Jordan, Mengs and Goya can be seen in its rooms. Its armoury is considered to be one of the most important in the world.

16:00 - 18:00 hours. Leisure time

18:00 - 22:00 hours. Tapas tour

From the Royal Palace, just in the beautiful Opera plaza, our guide will lead you on a private walk to some interesting sites which currently form part of what is known as the Madrid of the Habsburgs, in the area surrounding the Plaza Mayor, and visiting gorgeous bars in the most famous tapas quarter. Snack and drink your way through the evening from bar to bar is incredibly Spanish, and can be lots of fun. Grab a tapa, a small portion of food, and a drink at one place just leads to someone saying “lets go to that place down the street,” where they might offer a better tapa. Anything from shrimps cooked in garlic, clams in sherry sauce, ham croquettes with a bechamel sauce, stuffed peppers, pickles on cocktail sticks, cheese and ham can be enjoyed as a tapa. Delicious.

Minimum group size: 4 people. Price per person: 282 Euros

Included in price:

· English speaking guide
· Cooking class in prestigious cooking school including visit to the food market
· All cookery equipment
· Lunch of the dishes prepared including wine or Sangria
· Recipes
· Transfer from cooking school to Royal Palace
· Guided Visit to Royal Palace
· Guided walking tour through the Old Quarter including a tapas style meal with wine, beer and refreshments.
· Taxes

Please find below some of the routes offered. For enquiries just send us an e-mail to the following address, indicating name, number of people, dates and requirements (this also includes other options in case you prefer other cities and less or more days), and we will answer you as soon as possible with the details:
Kind of activity:
Starts in:
Price per person in Euros:
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