& Hilary Hemingway on our tour.
We end at a small restaurant he frequented while
writing THE DANGEROUS SUMMER, for tapas or lunch in his local room with
many photos and the bust of Don Ernesto looking down on us all!
“In Madrid on cold nights you can drink sherry
brandy and go to bed. To go to bed early at night in Madrid marks you as a
little queer. For a long time your friends will feel a little
uncomfortable about it.
goes to bed in Madrid until they have killed the night. Appointments with
a friend are habitually made for after midnight at the earliest. In no
other town that I have ever lived in is there less going to bed for
“It was a real privilege to walk in my uncle’s footsteps
with you.”- Hilary Hemingway, Papa’s niece,
“Stephen's Hemingway tour wasn't just good, it was great. I felt
that Ernest Hemingway was just around the corner and soon I would catch up
to him. Stephen fed me Hemingway's food, Hemingway's drinks, and allowed
me to walk in the footsteps of greatness. I'm writing a play about Ernest
Hemingway and, thanks to Stephen, it will have an unparalleled air of
authenticity. As an actor, when Stephen had me sit in Hemingway's spot on
the steps of the Catholic church, I knew that I could be Hemingway OnStage.”
-Brian Gordon Sinclair, actor and playwright, Fall 2002
“A fantastic insight to Papa’s haunts in Madrid. Thank you Stephen
for the tour!”
-Lee Bruno USA journalist, Summer 2003
All tours include Wellington Society
Madrid Tapas Theme Tours Prices
75 € per person, minimum 2 people
75 euros each additional
Family & group prices upon request.
Be sure to visit the web site
of Brian Gordon Sinclair,
Hemingway expert and a great friend of the Wellington Society of Madrid.