Spanish Civil War Tour in Madrid
Understand the Spanish Civil War
Excellent tour with our guide who is both knowledgeable and interesting. This tour was the highlight of our trip to Madrid.
Spanish History with an Expert
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FAQ About the Spanish Civil War Tour in Madrid
We do cover extensive territory on this seminar, and the route includes public transport. Please contact us if you have any questions; we will be happy to advise if this seminar will be appropriate for you, and are also happy to design a private, customized tour for visitors with mobility concerns.
A native of Long Island, Doreen has spent decades of her life in Madrid. She earned her B.S. in French and Spanish language and culture from Georgetown University, one Masters in European Integration from the College of Europe (Bruges, Belgium) and another in Economics from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation in Rio de Janeiro. She has taught courses on Spanish history and culture and European Integration on the American University, University of Southern California (USC), Suffolk University and Endicott College/CIS study abroad programs in Madrid. Her courses on Spanish history include academic tours of Madrid as well as several other Spanish cities. From 2008-2016, she taught History and Culture of Spain and Latin America, at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Based on her experience of the final years of the Franco regime, she is currently writing a memoir on Spain and the United States in the early 1970s. Madrid and Granada are the loves of her life, but she spends much time in a migrant shepherds’ village in the Gredos Mountains where she, her husband have restored 200 year old stone house and whose villagers have become their second family.
Ana is an historian born in Madrid who completed her doctoral degree in Hittitology at two european universities: the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and the Freie Universität Berlin. Her scientific skills–publication of articles, involvement in international conferences and workshops, participation in archaeological missions, and teaching–were complemented with her involvement in science popularization. She worked several years as official guide for the Pergamonmuseum and when some years ago she returned definitely to Madrid, she continued with her career as Hittitologist as well as guide.
Marta was born and raised in Madrid. Since she was at school her passion was Archaeology and in 1995 she graduated with a BA in History and Archeaeology from the Autonoma University of Madrid. Since then, Marta has been carrying out research and excavations all over Spain. Her interest in spreading and sharing the historical and cultural wealth of the central part of Spain led her to obtain the Official Tour Guide License in 2002. Since then, Marta shares her passion with visitors coming from all over the world providing them with a unique view of the city and it's surroundings.
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