Tortilla and Vermouth Tour of Madrid in Madrid
Today you experience one of the most popular traditions of Madrid, 'la hora del Vermut' that means 'the Vermouth hour'.
According to it, friends gather before lunchtime to enjoy together a glass of vermouth or wine, along with some light snacks. Together with your guide, you enjoy a nice historical walk through the Malasaña quarter of Madrid.
Along the way, you visit several different taverns to try a traditional drink called vermouth, made with seasoned and fortified wine. This drink was once very popular and, since disappearing for a few years, has made a huge comeback and is very common to drink on different outings in Spain. You also taste some traditional light "vermouth hour" tapas like peanuts, olives, and gildas, typically served when drinking vermouth.
One of this tour's highlight is the chance to try some of the best tortillas in Madrid. Your guide explains you how to prepare this classic Madrileno treat and shares the secret of how it became so popular among locals.... Read more