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Do you want to live a robbery in the Plaza de Callao like the one in

La casa de papel

, discover the favorite bar of the protagonist of

Valeria

or

know in detail how the filming of

We were songs

and

Elite

were at the Hotel RIU?

Netflix launches a

free walking tour of

Madrid, from July 11 to 17, which will force its followers to put down the remote control, for at least two hours, to immerse themselves in this guided tour through the eyes of their favorite characters .

To offer these tours, not only in Madrid, but also in London and Paris, the platform will collaborate with the new SANDEMANs European tours.

Start the tour from Plaza de España

Join your guide at

Plaza de España

and start this

free tour

learning about the history of cinema: travel from its beginnings in black and white to the introduction of sound and color.

Hear what it was like to live in Madrid at the turn of the century and how the big screen took the city by storm.

Look towards the roof of the

Hotel RIU

, where some of the most iconic scenes of

We were songs

,

Elite

or

Valeria have been shot.

In fact, one of the most representative scenes of this latest series is the one that takes place when they stand in front of the Madrid

skyline

, on the transparent walkway, and let off steam.

Scene from 'Valeria' at the Hotel RIU.NETFLIX

But what many are surely unaware of is that one of the main actresses in the cast suffers from vertigo, which is why it was very difficult for her to shoot this moment.

However, she was so brave and professional that it is very difficult to discover who she is.

Discover the splendor of Gran Vía

Walk down

Gran Vía

, admiring its many theaters and cinemas, and head towards

Callao

: a must-see for any fan of

La casa de papel

.

Hear stories about this popular series and imagine The Professor on the movie marquee.

Some of the fun facts you'll learn: Denver's laugh, a hallmark of the character, is heard up to 55 times over the five seasons.

The Professor appears on the marquee of the Callao.NETFLIX cinema.

Also, see all the details of the iconic square where the cast of this great Netflix title -which has been watched more than 6.7 billion hours- made it rain money, literally.

Where did so many bills come from?

The team used the presses of the ABC

newspaper

to carry out the mass printing;

and yes, they were printed on newsprint.

For security reasons, they were unable to use the actual machinery of the Mint.

Filming in the Plaza del Callao of 'La Casa de Papel'.NETFLIX

Also, learn about the evolution of the film industry: from small screenings to the big premieres that took over Madrid's most famous street during the glamorous 1950s. Find out how the capital began to embrace film culture and became a destination popular for world-renowned celebrities, including legendary entertainers like Ava Gardner.

Continue the tour to the emblematic

Telefónica Building

located on Gran Vía, the perfect stop to talk about

Cable Girls.

For this series, set in Madrid in 1928, original costumes were used, from the 1920s and 1930s, brought directly from Rome.

It is estimated that its protagonists, on average, had more than 100 costume changes.

Telefónica, main enclave of 'The Cable Girls'. NETFLIX

As if that were not enough, there will also be time to reflect on the role of women in films during and after the 1920s.

Learn about the Movida Madrileña

You will walk to the

Plaza de Chueca

, to discover important figures of the Spanish film industry and about the Madrid scene.

There will be time to understand how movies and TV shows became an integral part of social change in Spain.

Find one of the most important figures in Spain:

Pedro Almodóvar

.

This stop will show how the portrait that the film director showed of Madrid and Spain became, not only an artistic revolution in the heart of the Movida Madrileña, but also an instrument for LGBTIQ+ stories to reach the general public.

The tour ends at the

Plazuela de la Memoria Trans

, in the heart of Chueca, to discover

Frida

, the favorite restaurant of the protagonist of Valeria.

Immerse yourself in the atmosphere, she learns about the Madrid lifestyle and discovers how today's movies and series continue to shape society.

Valeria, Carmen, Lola and Nerea on Frida.NETFLIX

How to book?

- The free tours will take place daily from July 11 to July 17.

- Guided tours in Madrid will be conducted in English and Spanish.

- Enter here if you want to reserve your place.

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