Whether you are in Madrid for the first time or as a frequent visitor, are here for a weekend or for a week or more, this guide promises an insider's take on this vibrant European city of culture, from legends and lore only locals know to the most fascinating historic and contemporary places to see, soak up, eat, drink, and relish.
Madrid Walks is designed on eight unique walks throughout the heart of the city but also delivers the possibility to tailor to your interests as you go. Are you a medieval or modern history buff, foodie, art and literature lover, curious about the city's sacred sites, or a sleuth for mysteries and ghost stories? You'll find a walk is here for all these fascinating faces of Madrid!
★ About the Author ★
Beebe Bahrami is a writer and anthropologist dedicated to writing about Spain, France, and the western Mediterranean world. She first arrived in Madrid in 1986 and has visited Madrid almost annually ever since. Beebe has explored the nuances of Madrid’s neighborhoods, dug deep into the city’s psyche, and relished in breaking bread over tapas and wine with Madrileños of all walks of life.
She has authored other books, including The Spiritual Traveler Spain and Historic Walking Guides: Madrid. Her work also appears in Michelin Green Guides, National Geographic books, Wine Enthusiast, The Pennsylvania Gazette, Transitions Abroad, Perceptive Travel, Brave New Traveler, Bark, and Archaeology, among others.
Beebe has also written The Esoteric Camino France & Spain app for exploring the deeper layers, from prehistory to the present, of the pilgrimage road to Santiago de Compostela. Her blog, The Pilgrim's Way Cafe, is dedicated to treks and local foods.
★ About Sutro Media ★
This guide is published in partnership with Sutro Media. By enabling local writers to share their expertise on mobile phones, Sutro Media is making it easier and more fun to explore the world!
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