Free LGBT History Madrid Tour


 Thursday 5 December 2019, 14h (2pm)

• Duration: around 2'5 hours

• Meeting point: Bears Bar. Map here

• LGBT local English speaking guide

• Limited Spots


Tour Overview: Travel through the vibrant gay history of one of the most accepting cities in the world. Greece, the moorish times to the dark ages. The tortures of the inquisition or the time of the Habsburg and Bourbon dynasty. Learn about some of the pioneers of the gay rights movement in Spain. Or La Movida & its after effects. Gays during the Franco dictatorship and our centuries long journey to arrive here. Discover how this catholic country approved gay marriage. Gay history. Our history.

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• Is it really free? Yes! Our guide will work on a tips-only basis, thereby guaranteeing that you receive a tour of the highest quality. That simple: tip the guide if you enjoyed the tour.

• Why do i have to register to book? Tours4bears is proud to offer this free exclusive tour. All we ask in return is to register so we have a better control of the spaces we have. 

• Can i book for me and my husband or friends? Yes, just add them to same order.

• Walking Tour Highlights: - Plaza Mayor: Brief review of Greece, Rome and Islam until reaching the Middle Ages. - Plaza de la Villa: Austrias and the Spanish Inquisition: Crime of sodomy. - Plaza Opera: Bourbons: Francisco de Asis and homosexuality in the nineteenth century. - Puerta del Sol: First years XX century. - Plaza Santa Ana: LGBT culture in the 20s and 30s: Lorca and Dali. - Casino de Madrid: Madrid and the Francoism 1939 - Telefonica building: “Lazy and crooks” law. Penalties and history of crimes. - Plaza San Ildefonso: la Movida, Birth of the chueca neighborhood: Past and present. - Plaza Chueca: The achievements of the LGBT movement. End of the tour

• Booking conditions: Participation in tours promoted by Tours4Bears/Sandeman New Europe is strictly on a voluntary basis. Neither Tours4Bears/Sandeman New Europe, nor the self-employed freelance guides who are the providers of the tours promoted by Tours4Bears/Sandeman 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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