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Ernest Hemingway and War

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

  • Activities

    Heritage-History Tour, Sightseeing

  • Price
    Custom Price
  • Duration

    6.5 Hours

  • Avg Distance

    Up to 10 Km

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Daily @ 10:00 a.m.

  • Starting Location

    Parque Debod, beneath the fallen soldier memorial

  • Price Includes

    Guide service, Picnic lunch

Highlights

  • Follow Ernest Hemingway's backdrop to his novel, For Whom The Bell Tolls
  • Head into the mountains of Guadarrama
  • Explore remains from a war that took place more than 75 years ago
  • Among some of the most beautiful Spanish countryside, discover gun emplacements, trenches and bunkers

Trip Info

This walking tour follows the sites covered extensively by Ernest Hemingway, who covered the war as a journalist. Head into the mountains of Guadarrama and travel through some of the most beautiful countryside in Spain. Enjoy spectacular views while exploring the sector and discovering the remains of the gun emplacements, trenches and bunkers that are still in the Sierra de Guadarrama, a silent testament to the bloody fighting which took places more than 75 years ago. Ernest Hemingway used this area as his backdrop for his epic novel, For Whom The Bell Tolls. A truly exciting tour for history buffs and enthusiasts.

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