Discover Madrid's River Life: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2.8km
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Duration 1h
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Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
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Tour preview

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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Start with the In-App Audio Tour
  • Discover Madrid's ancient riverside
  • See the prehistoric past by the river
  • Admire the Neomudejar architecture
  • Taste the legacy of Madrid's wool history
Delve into the untold stories of Madrid's famed river on this immersive audio journey designed for curious minds. This tour is tailor-made for individuals fascinated by historical transformations and natural landscapes. It serves as a cultural time machine, guiding listeners from prehistoric eras to contemporary wonders along the Manzanares River banks. The route unwinds from the historical Matadero Water Tower and concludes at the iconic Toledo Bridge, offering an in-app experience that paints the city's evolution through architecture, green spaces, and riverside anecdotes. You'll start where Madrid's traders once bartered goods and end up on a bridge that has seen centuries of city life. Along the way, explore the Matadero complex, a former livestock market turned cultural hub, and the Arganzuela Bridge, an emblem of modern engineering. Highlights include glimpses into lives of ancient river dwellers, legends of woolly mammoths, and ingenuity that helped to sculpt Madrid's urban landscape. The tour ensures a momentous stroll by the river's edge, where you'll marvel at the harmonious integration of the city's history with its thriving natural surroundings.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Start of Tour: The Matadero Water Tower
The last stop on the tour: The Toledo Bridge and the statues of San Isidro and Santa Maria
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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