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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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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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
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