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  • Madrid: Sightseeing Tuk-Tuk Tour for up to 4 People

    1. Madrid: Sightseeing Tuk-Tuk Tour for up to 4 People

    The tour begins with pickup from your accommodation in Madrid (depending on option chosen) in a fun tuk-tuk vehicle. Get comfortable and meet your driver/guide then set out on a sightseeing adventure through the vibrant streets of Spain’s capital city. During the tour, visit a selection of Madrid’s most iconic landmarks, monuments, sights, museums, neighborhoods, and more. As you explore learn about local traditions and culture, you'll gain a better understanding of life in Madrid. You’ll also stop at a number of hidden gems that only locals know about to see a more authentic side of the city. At the conclusion of your unforgettable trip, simply sit back and relax on the return journey to your accommodation.

    we got the 8pm tour . it was great seeing Madrid at night with all the lighting.

  • Madrid: 1.5-Hour City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

    2. Madrid: 1.5-Hour City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

    Meet your guide at the popular Prado Museum before setting off on a 1.5-hour sightseeing tour, which has been designed to showcase the very best of Madrid in a short space of time. Follow your guide through the bustling city, watching the locals go about their day in the busy capital. Pass by historical landmarks including Puerta del Sol and the Royal Palace, and learn about their fascinating history from your guide. You’ll also wander through narrow streets, bursting with authentic charm and tales of the city. Discover ancient stories and hidden treasures as you explore and see sights including Cervantes House and the Old City Hall. By the end of the tour, you’ll have a better understanding of Madrid’s impressive history, as well as of the landmarks themselves.

    Very nice and interesting tour with a local guide around the city! I highly recomend ;)

  • Madrid: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus & Santiago Bernabéu Stadium Tour

    3. Madrid: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus & Santiago Bernabéu Stadium Tour

    Explore Madrid in comfort and convenience on a hop-on hop-off double-decker bus. Discover Madrid's historic landmarks and its modern attractions in detail with a single ticket. Hop-on and hop-off the bus as many times as you wish and enjoy the city at your own pace. There are two routes available: Blue Route: Historical Madrid • Museo del Prado • Puerta de Alcalá • Barrio de Salamanca • Plaza de Colón • Plaza de Cibeles • Gran Via  • Plaza de España • Templo de Debod • Teatro Real • Palacio Real • Puerta de Toledo • San Francisco El Grande • Catedral Almudena • Plaza Mayor • Puerta del Sol • Círculo Bellas Artes • Museo Thyssen • Museo Reina Sofía  • Jardín Botánico Green Route: Modern Madrid • Plaza Neptuno • Plaza de Cibeles • Plaza de Colón • Museo Esculturas • Museo de Ciencias Naturales • Nuevos Ministerios • Santiago Bernabéu Stadium • C.S.I. ...

  • Madrid: Prado Museum Small Group Guided Tour

    4. Madrid: Prado Museum Small Group Guided Tour

    The Prado Museum is Madrid’s top cultural sight and one of the world’s greatest art galleries. Its dazzling display of works by the great European masters — such as Velázquez, Goya, Raphael, Rubens, and Bosch, among other major Italian and Flemish artists — is housed in an 18th-century neoclassical building that opened as a museum in 1819. The Spanish queen at the time had been impressed with the Louvre in Paris and wanted to showcase an enormous collection in her own country. The result is several thousand works from that time, with a recent modern extension allowing even more of them to be displayed. The tour begins with the most famous masterpieces from European artists like El Bosco. Continue delving into the work of Velazquez, followed by artists like El Greco and Goya, among many others. Gain an understanding of all the artists' aims, lives, and circumstances hidden behind the p...

    Museum is beautiful, we were tired from an overnight flight and were overwhelmed with the guided tour. Could have moved at a better place. Too much commentary on some art, while walking by others. Most religious art and portraits.

  • Prado Museum: Skip-the-Line Tickets and Private Guided Tour

    5. Prado Museum: Skip-the-Line Tickets and Private Guided Tour

    Along the famous Paseo Del Prado that you will find one of the largest art galleries in the world: the Prado Museum. The Prado houses the best collection of Spanish paintings, the most important works of Flemish and Italian painters and notable works from German, French, and English artists. Let yourself be guided through this former headquarters of the Napoleonic cavalry that has become a museum. You can admire Les Ménines de Velázquez, Les fusillades du 3 Mai de Goya or the Mona Lisa du Prado, made at the same time as the Mona Lisa of the Louvre by a disciple of Leonardo da Vinci. The museum also offers temporary exhibitions, a private and exclusive visit, enlightened by the expertise of our guides. Your guided tour will start at the meeting point, once the tickets are in hand your guide will take you to visit one of the most beautiful collections of works of art in Europe. While the ...

    Wonderful time cycling thru Madrid. I learned so much about the city and the country. Well worth the time and effort. Our guide was absolutely amazing. We finished at a fantastic market with fresh local tapas ant sangria. The tortilla was devine. A great value. A must!!

  • Madrid: Historic & Modern Panoramic City Tour

    6. Madrid: Historic & Modern Panoramic City Tour

    Enjoy almost 2-hours in a vintage looking car as you explore the best of Madrid. See the landmarks of Austrian Madrid as well as Bourbon Madrid. Visit the business and shopping areas of this wonderful city, seeing both the old and modern parts of the city. Relax as you travel across the city in style and listen as your audio-guide tells you everything you need to know about Madrid.  The tour itinerary is as follows : Prado Museum Puerta de Alcalá El Retiro Park Plaza de Cibeles Plaza Colon ABC SERRANO Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales Estadio Santiago Bernabéu Museo Lázaro Galdiano Barrio de Salamanca Museo Arqueológico Nacional Gran Via Plaza de España Templo Debod Palacio Real Catedral Almudena Real Basílica de San Francisco el Grande Plaza Mayor Teatro Real Plaza de las Cortes Paseo del Prado Plaza Mayor

  • Madrid: Prado Museum Skip-the-Line Tickets and Private Tour

    7. Madrid: Prado Museum Skip-the-Line Tickets and Private Tour

    Meet your guide at the arranged meeting point then begin your visit to the Prado National Museum, regarded as one of the finest art galleries in the world. Avoid the crowds and long waiting times as you enjoy skip-the-line entry, meaning more time to discover the museum's wonders. Inside, follow your expert guide on private tour of the museum and listen to fascinating information about a selection of the masterpieces on display. The museum houses the largest collection of Spanish paintings in the world, ranging from Romanesque artworks to pieces from the 19th century. The museum’s vast quantity of paintings allows you to retrace the entire career of the most importance Spanish artists, and showcases the distinctive evolution of their techniques over time. Highlights of the museum include more than 50 pieces by Velázquez, including the enigmatic “Las Meninas” and “The Spinners.” You can...

  • Madrid: Retiro Park and Literary Quarter by Bike

    8. Madrid: Retiro Park and Literary Quarter by Bike

    Escape the busy city streets of Madrid and enjoy a 2-hour electric bike tour of Retiro Park. Discover the green oasis of the city at the heart of its arts and museum district. Cycle through a green oasis in the heart of the city, and glide gracefully across the "Barrio de las Letras" (Literary Quarter). Learn more about some of Spain’s major literary figures, such as Cervantes and Lope de Vega. Continue to the Prado Museum via Calle de las Huertas. Admire the façade of this temple of Spanish art and pass through the Prado promenade, where you'll discover the art triangle. See one of the most beautiful churches in Madrid as you pass the San Jerónimo el Real Church. Once inside the park, discover a lovely pond, a crystal palace, and a monument to the “Fallen Angel”, one of the only sculptures of the Devil in Spain. As you depart the park, pass through the largest street in Madrid and se...

  • Madrid: Running Sightseeing Tour

    9. Madrid: Running Sightseeing Tour

    Discover the main attractions in central Madrid and get an understanding of how the city is laid out and its different neighborhoods on this running tour. Immerse yourself in the city's history, culture, gastronomy, and daily life as you run to sites such as the Retiro Park, Plaza Mayor and the city's royal palace. Your tour is capped at a maximum of 8 participants in order to guarantee a personalized experience. During the running tour, stop in front of some of the sights and learn more about them from your professional guide. The tour is suitable for all levels and will be adapted to the speed of the group.

  • Madrid: Downtown Walking Tour

    10. Madrid: Downtown Walking Tour

    Immerse yourself in the history and culture of this majestic city. Walk through the medieval streets and the majestic squares of the Old Town accompanied by your friendly local guide. The tour begins at Debód Temple and heads to Puerta del Sol square. Along the way, see the Royal Palace of Madrid and its gardens and sprawling plaza. As you explore the city, your tour guide will share with you the history of the Habsburg and Bourbons families. Pass by the Almudena Cathedral and the Plaza de la Villa in the core of medieval Madrid. Wander the winding streets around San Miguel Square, the famous San Miguel Market, Arco de Cuchilleros, and Plaza Mayor. End your tour at Plaza de Oriente.

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What people are saying about Museo del Prado

Wonderful time cycling thru Madrid. I learned so much about the city and the country. Well worth the time and effort. Our guide was absolutely amazing. We finished at a fantastic market with fresh local tapas ant sangria. The tortilla was devine. A great value. A must!!

Attentive and safe driver. It presents the main tourist destinations with a simple explanation and then you can choose what you want to visit in more detail.

Very nice and interesting tour with a local guide around the city! I highly recomend ;)

we got the 8pm tour . it was great seeing Madrid at night with all the lighting.

The great tour, the driver in good English, a recommendable experience