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What is flamenco? Where did it come from? What are the dancers dancing? What are the singers singing? What does it all mean? And where is the best place to see it in Madrid? Let me take care of answering all these questions (and more) on a private...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
28012 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were a group of 10 and we found Yolanda on Trip Advisor as we were looking for a unique experience while in Madrid. It was an amazing experience. Overall, we spent close to 4 hours with Yoly as she explained the history of flamenco...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

What an amazing & informative evening my family and I had last night! Yolanda was full of great information on all things flamenco. Her passion for the art form was infectious and the crowning moment of the tour was the show Watching these gifted dancers...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Millie P
Yolanda M, Propietario at The Flamenco Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

It was a real pleasure to have you and your family! Thank you and hopefully we'll meet again next time you come to Madrid! :)

Reviewed 30 September 2018

Yolanda was fantastic!! From the moment that we met, she made us feel comfortable throughout the entire experience. Yolanda was very knowledgeable, not just about Flamenco, but also about Spain! She even made some wonderful recommendations for us during the remainder of our stay in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Chris M
Yolanda M, Propietario at The Flamenco Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Chris, thank you so much for such a glowing review! I loved your guys company, and have also been enjoying your great pictures on IG!

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Yolanda delivered on her promise to teach us all about Flamenco. We thoroughly enjoyed her company and learned much about this flamboyant dance and its origins. A great tour finishing with the best seats in the house at a vibrant show. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

HIGHLY RECOMMEND this fun, informative tour about Flamenco was surprisingly entertaining. Yoli’s passion for Flamenco is contagious. If you have an interest in Flamenco I recommend this tour because you will learn so much that at the end of the tour when you go to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Yolanda M, Propietario at The Flamenco Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words! To hear that you enjoyed the show much more because of what you learned is just music to my ears!!!

Reviewed 26 June 2018

This is some of the best money you will spend in Madrid. This lady was ontime and never stopped smiling. You will be convinced she is your sister or niece living in Madrid. She treats you like family and I am honest when I say...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Marc S
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a delightful evening of flamenco with Yolanda as our guide. She took us to a terrific tapas bar, and then led us on an evening of discovery. We visited a guitar maker’s workshop, learned about the special shoes and costumes used by the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Yolanda M, Propietario at The Flamenco Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you so much for your glowing review! You were such great company too!

Reviewed 2 June 2018

We walked, we talked, we learned a lot of new things, we had tapas, we had drinks, we met local people involved with the Flamenco world, and the highlight of the evening - the Flamenco show! WOW! Yolanda is very passionate about Flamenco and loves...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Yolanda M, Propietario at The Flamenco Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thanks so much, Inbal! I'm so pleased you guys found my tour so complete! It was a fun evening, wasn't it? :)

Reviewed 9 May 2018

If you're thinking about doing this, perhaps that it's a bit expensive? My advice is go for it. Blown away by a wonderful guide Yolanda; her energy, enthusiasm and knowledge made for a brilliant evening that couldn't be faulted. Worth every peseta (still sounds better...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jonathan T
Yolanda M, Propietario at The Flamenco Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Jonathan! Thanks so much for your kind words, I'm so glad you think it was worth every peseta! ;)

Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Yolanda, from the first moment we met her, we knew our evening would be memorable. She has an enchanting personality which appealed to both our 14yr old grandchild as well as her grandparents. The visits to the shoe and guitar factories were informative and fun...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Yolanda M, Propietario at The Flamenco Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you William! And from the moment I met you, I knew the tour was going to be fun and joyful! Yolanda

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Brownprincess L
4 October 2018|
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Response from Yolanda M | Property representative |
Hi there! Thanks for your message. The current price for this private flamenco tour is $95 per adult (sales tax included). Please feel free to get in touch by e-mailing me and I'll gladly send you all the details on my... More
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Ingrid B
22 February 2017|
Response from Yolanda M | Property representative |
Hi again Ingrid, You can find my website at the top of this page, right below the map —if you click on "Website", you'll be redirected there. Thanks! Yolanda
Ingrid B
22 February 2017|
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Response from Yolanda M | Property representative |
Hi Ingrid! Thanks very much for your message and interest in taking a private flamenco tour with me! Please feel free to send me an e-mail and I'll get back to you with all the details. You'll find my contact information at... More