Tours & Activities in Madrid

International Women’s Day Tour of Madrid

Celebrate the female heroes that have shaped Madrid's history!

ABOUT THE International Women’s Day Tour of Madrid

From queens to writers to war heroes, there is no doubt that women have transformed Spain into the country it is today. Join us as we explore some of the memorials, locations and statues around Madrid that commemorate these great women.

Our special International Women’s Day Tour celebrates the female heroes who have shaped our history!

Be inspired by the bravery of Manuela Malasaña Oñoro, who stood up to the French invaders. Learn about the rise of the first Spanish queen, Joanna the Mad. Discover the hidden talents of the Las Sin Sombrero - Spain’s greatest generation of forgotten female writers.

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Your International Women's Day Tour of Madrid starts in front of the Tourist Information Centre in Plaza Mayor

  • Visit the Monastery of Descalzas Reales and understand the realtionship between women and the church
  • Learn about the talented women in literature at Puerta del sol and Plaza del Carmen
  • See the house of the seven chimneys and learn about women and jobs
  • Listen to the bravery of Victoria Kent and Clara Campoamor who defended the right to vote
  • Be impressed with the achievements of Beatriz Galindo, one of the first history teachers


This tour doesn‘t run today

Inclusions & exclusions
What’s included
  • Local English-speaking guide
Additional Information
  • The independent guides who employ us to market their tours have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 2 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group
  • Wheelchair accessible
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Delve deeper with themed select tours


Rain or shine, all of our tours run as scheduled. Book your place online to guarantee your spot!

Where the famous FREE Tour gives you a good overview of the city, the themed select tours give you a more in-depth look at some of the most fascinating periods or neighbourhoods of Madrid.

We believe in supporting local communities and are committed to giving a voice to some of Madrid's best local freelance tour guides, who passionately share the city's history and culture with their own unique and always-entertaining style.

Spend International Women's Day in Madrid

  • Join our special International Women's Day themed tour
  • Learn about female heroes with expert guides
  • Discover memorials, locations & statues


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Participation in tours promoted by SANDEMANs NEW Europe is strictly on a voluntary basis. Neither SANDEMANs NEW Europe, nor the self-employed freelance guides who are the providers of the tours promoted by SANDEMANs NEW Europe, will be held responsible in any way for injuries to body or property incurred during tours. The tour guides reserve the right to deny participation in any tour, to any person, for any reason. Thank you for your understanding.

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