Hidden Gems of Madrid: Don Quixote (UNDER MAINTENANCE)

4.74 (78 reviews)
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Discover the magical back streets of Madrid’s most intriguing neighborhoods. You’ll visit the monumental spots for famous authors and artists such as Ernest Hemingway, Francisco de Goya, Lope de Vega, and Spain's most beloved and famous author Miguel de Cervantes. 

Visit secluded churches, old restaurants, hidden writings, and eclectic plazas known only to those who appreciate the adventure of an off the beaten path. 

Are you ready to discover the hidden gems of Madrid?

Free
No booking needed. Just download the app, add it to your quests and start playing.
  • Best during the day
  • Instagrammable
  • Kid friendly
  • Don't play in the night
  • You can play while riding a bicycle

Places you will visit

12

It will take you

110-140 mins

You will walk

5250 steps

Total distance

4 km

Highlights

  • Visit the oldest known restaurant in the world

  • Discover the neighborhood steeped in literary history

  • Uncover the hidden burial grounds for Spain’s most famed artists and authors

Storyline

You are Don Quixote, the quirky and eccentric character from the world-famous novel Don Quixote de la Mancha. Somehow you find yourself in the current times of central Madrid without your horse Rocinante, trusty squire Sancho, or your lovely lady Dulcinea.

You set out to find the man who created you all -the famous Spanish novelist Miguel de Cervantes- to get some answers, so you can be reunited with them once again.

Be wary of who you may meet along the way, for in the mind of a crazed dreamer, sometimes things aren’t always as they seem…

Game route

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Starting point Petit Palace Posada del Peine
Calle del Marqués Viudo de Pontejos, 17, 28012 Madrid, Spain
Finish point Plaza de Santa Ana
Plaza de Sta. Ana, 2, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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  • Discover new places

    As you walk and tour around the city, you will visit new cool places.

  • Solve puzzles, crack riddles

    You will test your wits and exploring abilities with fun challenges.

  • Learn fun history

    Each place comes with its own bit of history that you'll discover as you walk.

  • Role-play

    Put yourself in the shoes of a famous fictional character and play out their story.

Reviews

4.74

78 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Valeriy Rasskazov

28 Jun 2022

Prashanth Swaminathan

22 Jun 2022

declan mcquillan

08 Jun 2022
Good fun, but could of been longer....

Irene Casas

28 May 2022

Inés

28 May 2022

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