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  • Madrid: Royal Palace Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

    1. Madrid: Royal Palace Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

    Embark on a guided 2-hour, early-access tour of Madrid's Royal Palace. Admire art pieces by Velázquez and Goya while exploring the palace at a peaceful time of day alongside an expert guide with in-depth knowledge about the home to Spanish Royals past and present. 

    Start at the Opera Metro Station in Plaza de Isabel II, home to the Teatro Royal, where you will meet your guide. After a picturesque walk through Plaza de Oriente, enjoy skip-the-line privileges before entering the palace. Relish visits to the Throne Room, Banquet Hall, and Private Royal apartments. Be amazed as to how these rooms are brought to life in an engaging and fascinating way by your professional guide.

    Marvel at exclusive works of art by Velázquez and Goya, as well as historical articles such as historic tapestries, suits of armor, and ornate swords. Take in in the building's 19th-century design an...

    The tour was very informative in a simple manner. Thanks to the tour guide. She made it very simple to understand the Spanish monarchy and the history behind the palace, no confusion.

  • Madrid: Prado Museum Guided Tour

    2. Madrid: Prado Museum Guided Tour

    Meet your guide at the Goya Statue outside the Prado Museum and begin your guided tour of its vast collection.  See the work of a variety of great European artists such as Velázquez, El Greco, Goya, Tiziano, Rubens, and El Bosco. Discover some of the collections on display, which date from the Romanesque period to the 19th century. The museum contains more than 8,000 paintings, 9,000 drawings, 5,500 prints, and over 900 sculptures. See some of the 1,300 works currently on display in the main building. Learn about the history of European art, and the story behind some of the works on display.

    With a museum so full of historic significance- our tour guide really helped to bring to life the key paintings- their history- and their importance in world, church, and Spanish history.

  • From Madrid: Toledo, Segovia, & Alcazar Small-Group Tour

    3. From Madrid: Toledo, Segovia, & Alcazar Small-Group Tour

    Immerse yourself in the history, architecture, and cultural delights of Toledo and Segovia. Choose between a small-group or private tour, equipped with a personal headset to enhance the guided experience.  Your journey into Toledo begins with a breathtaking view of the city at the Mirador del Valle, a perfect opportunity to snap a stunning panoramic photo. As you enter the old district of Toledo, a walking tour will guide you through the historical Jewish quarter. Next, be treated to a visit to a traditional Damascene workshop to see swords made exclusively for the Lord of the Ring movies and Game of Thrones. The second half of your excursion takes you to the historical city of Segovia, a UNESCO World Heritage site.  Admire the beautiful Roman aqueduct, its impressive Cathedral, and marvel at the architecture from ancient Roman and medieval times.  Saving the best for last, you’ll b...

    El guía Juan fue excelente muy receptivo a las preguntas y de buena actitud, el recorrido muy completo y muy bien programado el itinerario, muy recomendado!

  • Madrid: City Tour by Electric Tuk-Tuk

    4. Madrid: City Tour by Electric Tuk-Tuk

    Embark on an electric tuk-tuk tour of Madrid and discover some of the main monuments of the city. Enjoy the perfect introduction to Madrid as your expert guide recommends places to visit during your stay. Admire the exterior of some of Madrid's most iconic landmarks including the Royal Palace, the Almudena Cathedral, and Plaza Mayor. Ride through the charming neighborhoods of Las Letras and La Latina and see the House of Cervantes and the La Latina Theatre. See the Palacio de las Cortes, the Church of Los Jerónimos, and the facades of the museums of Paseo del Prado. Explore the Salamanca neighborhood, ride through Plaza de Colón, and discover the National Library.

    Our driver was Ivan and he was very good. We really enjoyed our tour and his descriptions. Definitely will higley recommend him.AAA +

  • Wine and Tapas in Madrid: 2.5 Hour Tour

    5. Wine and Tapas in Madrid: 2.5 Hour Tour

    This tapas tour in the historical part of Madrid will give you a new perspective of the city from an old point of view. There are two sides to Madrid - the one you see as a tourist and the one you need a local person to show you. We’d like to invite you to enjoy the experience of tapas as locals do. You will discover hidden spots in the very heart of Madrid, each of which has something special to offer, be it a typical dish, a specific type of wine or its atmosphere. Go to a bar, enjoy your wine and your free tapas, order something extra to eat if it catches your fancy and, once you’ve finished, move on to the next venue. It´s as simple as that!  This is a truly unforgettable experience of wines and tapas. Get ready to taste a fantastic parade of dishes and wines from various regions of Spain. By the end of the evening you will have discovered the history of the origin of the dishes. S...

    Our guide Carlos was awesome. Quite entertaining and passed on his wealth of knowledge re the wine and tapas. This was one of the highlights of our trip and cruise!

  • Royal Palace of Madrid Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

    6. Royal Palace of Madrid Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

    Explore the Royal Palace of Madrid (Palacio Real de Madrid) with a professional guide, and discover the former official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. Also known as the "Palacio de Oriente" due to its close proximity to Plaza de Oriente on the east side of the palace, today the building is used exclusively for receptions, ceremonies and official events. The Palace has an extensive collection of upholstery, porcelain, antique clocks, armor and works of art including paintings by Goya and Velázquez. You can also stroll through some of the private rooms where royalty lived, the throne room and the royal dining rooms, as well as the mirror room of Charles IV's reign. Admire the rich ornamentations of official rooms, each one revealing its own personality. Visiting the Royal Throne room, the Gala Dinner room and the Royal Chapel.

    The guide was so good. She explained everything very well and she was so nice. The tour was amazing and the palace is wonderful.

  • El Escorial & Basilica of the Valley 5-Hour Guided Tour

    7. El Escorial & Basilica of the Valley 5-Hour Guided Tour

    After meeting with your guide, get away from the bustle of the city on a comfortable air-conditioned coach. At the first stop, enjoy a guided tour through the Royal Monastery of El Escorial, an architectural ensemble declared World Heritage site by UNESCO. Built in the 15th century, it is a symbol of the power of the government at the time. Learn about the impressive Royal Mausoleum and the story behind the 21 years of construction time. Marvel at the symmetry of the Renaissance style building. Listen to your guide's commentaries as you explore the Habsburg’s Palace, the Chapter House, the Basilica, and the remarkable library.  Then, board your bus again for a short drive to the Valley of the Fallen. The site is located 9 kilometers away from El Escorial, in Sierra de Guadarrama. This enormous monument, built between 1940 and 1959, is carved into the mountain, 1,350 meters up. An impre...

    Tour guide was lovely, was not too many people on the tour. Lovely transport too, and we got to see everything we wanted to.

  • San Lorenzo de El Escorial: Monastery and Site Guided Tour

    8. San Lorenzo de El Escorial: Monastery and Site Guided Tour

    Visit the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial and travel through the history of Spain to the reign of Philip II. Admire this Renaissance marvel and learn from your local guide the ideological and cultural aspirations of the Spanish Golden Age. Discover the interior of this imposing building built in the 16th century. Explore the basilica, the Battle Hall, the pantheon, the palatial rooms, and other essential places of the monument. Also, visit the famous library of the Royal Monastery whose volumes were collected by Philip II to expand his humanistic knowledge. After two hours of unveiling the mysteries of this grill-shaped monastery, finish the guided tour next to the entrance.

  • Prado Museum Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

    9. Prado Museum Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

    Discover masterpieces of art on a skip-the-line guided tour of the Prado Museum and explore the galleries of Spain's national art museum, located in the museum district of central Madrid. Widely considered to have one of the world's finest collections of European art from the 12th to the early 20th century, the Prado Museum also boasts the single best collection of Spanish art in the world. Founded as a museum of paintings and sculptures in 1819, it was enlarged by the addition of short pavilions at the rear of the magnificent building between 1900 and 1960. See masterpieces by Francisco Goya, Hieronymus Bosch and Peter Paul Rubens, along with acclaimed paintings by El Greco, Titian and Diego Velázquez. Journey through the story of Spanish and European art through the centuries and get expert explanations along the way. If you select the tapas tasting option, following the tour of Pra...

    Tour was good and the guide was very professional. We took the kitchen tour for an additional cost.

  • Madrid: Palacio de Liria Tour

    10. Madrid: Palacio de Liria Tour

    Marvel at this neoclassical building, one of the most important private residences of Madrid. Learn about the history of one of Spain’s most distinguished lineages through documents, pictures, sculptures, tapestries, and other works. As you roam the halls, feel the traces of centuries past and get to know not only the history of one of Spain’s most well-known families but also some of the major events in the history of Spain and the world. Explore this collection of historical items and art which has been collected over the course of more than 500 years. Take in the paintings of great masters like Goya, Velázquez, Murillo, Zurbarán, El Greco, Ribera, Rubens, Titian, Palma Vecchio, Jan Brueghel the Elder, Madrazo, and Winterhalter.

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What people are saying about Community of Madrid

Our guide Carlos was awesome. Quite entertaining and passed on his wealth of knowledge re the wine and tapas. This was one of the highlights of our trip and cruise!

The tour was awesome. Tour guy was amazing. Everything goes well and smooth. No waiting anywhere. Beautiful sightseeing. Segovia is beautiful. Highly recommended

El guía Juan fue excelente muy receptivo a las preguntas y de buena actitud, el recorrido muy completo y muy bien programado el itinerario, muy recomendado!

Nuestro guía Benito, nos llevo a pasear por el Palacio Real y la visita fue extraordinaria!!

Really good tour with welcoming guides to lead the way + nice amount of free time