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Royal Palace of Madrid (Palacio Real de Madrid) Tours

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Royal Palace of Madrid (Palacio Real de Madrid)
Madrid's Royal Palace (also known as the Palacio Real or Palacio de Oriente) is a beautiful baroque structure with some 3,000 rooms, making it one of Europe's largest castles. Although the royal family no longer lives here, the Palacio Real still serves as the king and queen's official residence, a venue for state ceremonies, and a place for tourists to get a peek into the royal history of Spain.
Address: Calle de Bailén, Madrid 28071, Spain

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Skip the Line: Madrid Royal Palace Admission Ticket

Skip the Line: Madrid Royal Palace Admission Ticket

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Enjoy in a few hours one of the most popular points in Madrid, the Royal Palace. Visit the biggest palace in all Europe and have the opportunity to include a guided tour during approximately an hour to see the most important rooms of the former residence.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.93
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$22.93
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Royal Palace of Madrid Fast Track Tickets

Royal Palace of Madrid Fast Track Tickets

Explore inside Europe's biggest royal palace and the official home of Spain's royalty, with this fast-track ticket Marvel at timeless paintings by master artists and visit elegant rooms like the Royal Armory and the Crown Room.
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  • 1 hour
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$25.95
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Royal Palace Skip-the-Line Ticket and Guided Tour in Madrid

Royal Palace Skip-the-Line Ticket and Guided Tour in Madrid

The official residence of the Spanish royal family is considered one of the most magnificent palaces in the world and the largest in Western Europe. The palace has thousands of rooms and interesting history as it resides where the Islamic fortress once stood, from the days when the Moor’s ran the city before returning to Christian control. Inside the palace, you will feel like a king or queen for a day as we wander through the dozens of rooms adorned with valuable artifacts, embroidered wallpapers, tapestries, and hundreds of works of art in the exhibition spaces. If you were wondering what it feels like to have blue blood, join us on a magical journey, and together we will get a glimpse into a life that once millions have dreamed of.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.28
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Skip-The-Line Early Entrance Tour of the Royal Palace of Madrid

Skip-The-Line Early Entrance Tour of the Royal Palace of Madrid

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Discover the grandiose Royal Palace of Madrid with special early access and a guided tour. For a glimpse of the palace at its most spectacular, arrive before the doors open to the public, then learn the secrets of the enormous palace, whose 2,800 rooms overflow with masterpiece artwork, period décor, and architectural detail. This Royal Palace tour includes skip-the-line early admission tickets to the Royal Palace.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.28
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$48.28
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Buggy: Madrid Through the Centuries (2h - up to 5 people)

Buggy: Madrid Through the Centuries (2h - up to 5 people)

Spend a couple of hours experience the history of Spain’s capital city on a buggy excursion. After a convenient pickup in central Madrid, explore top historic sites like Mercado De San Miguel, the Prado, Arco de Cuchilleros, Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande, Puerta del Sol, and Congreso de los Diputados. Learn about the city’s history and culture with a knowledgeable guide in a fun, small-group setting.
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  • 2 hours
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$221.12
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Early Access to Royal Palace of Madrid

Early Access to Royal Palace of Madrid

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Beat the crowds with this tour of the Royal Palace of Madrid before public opening hours. Breeze in and follow your guide through parts of the "Palacio de Oriente" that most visitors don't get to see. Marvel at the collection of weapons in the Royal Armory, take in the Throne Room, and more. Along the way, learn about the history of the Spanish royal family through your guide's engaging narrative.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$32.00
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Panoramic Madrid Sightseeing Tour

Panoramic Madrid Sightseeing Tour

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Get a taste for the top attractions in Madrid on this panoramic tour of the city by coach. Stop by well-known Madrid landmarks like the city's Alcalá Gate, its Palacio Real, and Cybele's Fountain. Along the way, tour historic plazas like Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa, see intriguing neighborhoods like Barrio de la Morería and view the city's grand boulevards, listening as your guide shares details on their history and significance. This tour of Madrid offers both morning and afternoon departure times.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.01
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$35.01
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Madrid City Sightseeing and Skip the Line Royal Palace Guided Tour

Madrid City Sightseeing and Skip the Line Royal Palace Guided Tour

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Immerse yourself in Madrid's history as you explore the city's most important sites and Royal Palace. Get the story behind the city's architectural history, following its evolution from "Moorish Madrid" into the Habsburg and Bourbon periods. Then skip the long lines and visit the Spanish Royal Palace, seeing the royal collections and admiring its Baroque details. This Madrid sightseeing tour includes all entrance fees
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.53
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$55.53
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Prado Museum and Royal Palace of Madrid Tour with Skip the Line Entrance

Prado Museum and Royal Palace of Madrid Tour with Skip the Line Entrance

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Madrid’s Royal Palace (Palacio Real) and the Prado Museum (Museo del Prado) are two of the city’s most popular attractions. Ensure you see them both on two consecutive days, and bypass crowds with skip-the-line entrance tickets. Alongside a guide, explore the opulent chambers of the Royal Palace, highlights of which include the Official Lounges, the Royal Armories, and the Royal Pharmacy. Then, on a different day, marvel at the masterpieces housed within the Prado Museum, home to thousands of European artworks.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.00
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$70.00
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Madrid Historical Walking Tour with Food Tasting and Dinner

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Madrid Historical Walking Tour with Food Tasting and Dinner

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Experience the unique flavor and culture of the Spanish capital on a history and tapas walking tour in Madrid, including dinner. Stroll through the atmospheric streets of the old city center while your guide illuminates the many-layered history of sights like Plaza Mayor and the Royal Palace. Along the way, stop at several authentic tapas bars, to feast like a local on an array of traditional appetizer-sized dishes paired with Spanish wine, sangria, and typical liquors.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$72.33
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Highlights of Madrid by Bike

Highlights of Madrid by Bike

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Admire the spectacular sights of Spain’s vibrant capital on a bicycle tour of Madrid. With a knowledgeable guide, cycle at a leisurely pace to important monuments like Plaza Mayor and the Royal Palace of Madrid. Stop intermittently to listen to illuminating commentary from your expert guide, and to capture photographs of Madrid’s historical and architectural highlights. All safety equipment is included on this tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.18
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Royal Palace of Madrid 1.5-Hour Guided Tour Optional Prado Museum Combo

Royal Palace of Madrid 1.5-Hour Guided Tour Optional Prado Museum Combo

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With over 3,000 rooms and a veritable museum worth's of paintings by the likes of Caravaggio and Velazquez, the Royal Palace of Madrid greets its visitors with nothing short of splendor. See where the kings of Spain once lived on this guided tour of the Royal Palace, which provides insightful commentary into the history and significance of this must-see Madrid attraction.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.73
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Hapsburgs Madrid and Royal Palace Guided Tour

Hapsburgs Madrid and Royal Palace Guided Tour

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See the sights of Spain’s vibrant capital on a walking tour of Madrid. Avoid the crowds with skip-the-line entry to the Royal Palace and listen as your guide offers fascinating insight into the history of the city. See almost every major site in Madrid's beautiful city center and receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, with numbers limited to 12 people.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$63.03
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$63.03
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Madrid Royal Palace Expert Guided Tour with skip-the-line access

Madrid Royal Palace Expert Guided Tour with skip-the-line access

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The magnificent Royal Palace of Madrid is one of the official residences of the King of Spain and one of Madrid’s most popular attractions. On this skip-the-line tour, avoid the queues which can take over an hour at peak times, and gain extra insight into the Spanish royal family on a guided tour. Visit the Throne Room, Hall of Mirrors, and Banquet Hall; peek into the Royal Apartments; then stroll around the beautiful palace gardens.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.01
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Skip-the-Line Palacio Real de Madrid Guided Palace Tour - Private Tour

Skip-the-Line Palacio Real de Madrid Guided Palace Tour - Private Tour

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Skip the lines and see the exquisite Royal Palace at your own pace on this private, guided tour of the biggest royal residence in Europe. The official home of Spain’s kings, this palace in the city contains 3,000 preserved rooms, works of art, the royal chapel, and string instruments made by Antonio Stradivari. Follow your guide up the 70-step main staircase and discover what’s inside.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
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$121.55
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Royal Palace Madrid Afternoon Guided Tour

Royal Palace Madrid Afternoon Guided Tour

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Madrid’s daytime temperatures have been known to reach scorching heights. Escape the daytime heat and cool off in the opulent chambers of the Royal Palace (Palacio Real) on a guided walking tour of the structure’s highlights. Ideal for history and culture buffs, this tour covers the official lounges, royal armouries, and the grounds of Campo del Moro, and offers insight into the history of the Royal Palace.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.00
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Madrid Custom Private Tour with Optional Prado Museum Skip the Line Ticket

Madrid Custom Private Tour with Optional Prado Museum Skip the Line Ticket

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Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and intriguing history of Spain’s spectacular capital on a half- or full-day walking tour of Madrid with an accomplished private guide. Inform your guide of your interests prior to your tour then enjoy a customized itinerary that promises to satisfy all cultural cravings. Enjoy complimentary public transport and pre-planned logistics as you discover significant sights such as the Prado Museum and the Royal Palace of Madrid whiles listening to commentary tailored to your interests.
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  • 3 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$165.28
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Madrid Segway City center tour 1 Hour

Madrid Segway City center tour 1 Hour

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Save your energy by sightseeing on an electric Segway during this short tour that includes a visit to the Egyptian Temple of Debod. Learn to ride and maneuver your Segway and roll into the city center to see the opulent Royal Palace, Plaza de Espana and more. Next, visit the ancient temple gifted to Spain from Egypt and erected at one of the highest vistas in Madrid.  
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.76
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$27.76
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Madrid Highlights Tour with Santiago Bernabeu Stadium Entrance

Madrid Highlights Tour with Santiago Bernabeu Stadium Entrance

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Experience the best Madrid has to offer on this combination excursion covering a Real Madrid stadium tour and city sightseeing trip. First, explore the architecture that has shaped this Spanish capital, exploring the city’s Moorish origins along with the key structures of its Habsburg and Bourbon eras. Then, head to the legendary Santiago Bernabeu stadium for a behind-the-scenes visit inside this legendary team’s locker rooms, bench and presidential box. This Madrid combination trip also includes admission for the Bernabeu tour, a guide, and transport by coach.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.39
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$66.39
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Prado and Royal Palace of Madrid private guided tour

Prado and Royal Palace of Madrid private guided tour

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An exclusive private 4h visit to discover the Royal Palace and the famous Prado Museum. Enjoy a morning to immerse yourself in Spanish culture with this exclusive private tour. It is along the famous Paseo Del Prado that you will meet one of the largest art galleries in the world: the Prado Museum. The Prado houses the best collection of Spanish painting, the most important works of Flemish and Italian painting and notable works from German, French and English schools. Let yourself be guided in this former headquarters of the Napoleonic cavalry become museum, you can admire Las Meninas de Velázquez, May 3 shootings of Goya or the Mona Lisa Prado, made at the same time as the Jocondedu Louvre by a disciple of Leonardo DeVinci. The museum also offers temporary exhibitions. A private and exclusive tour, enlightened by the expertise of our guides.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$321.03
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Express tour in Madrid by electric tuk-tuk

Express tour in Madrid by electric tuk-tuk

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A 60-minute tour of Madrid so you can get to know the city comfortably and at a glance. Our guides will recommend the best areas to visit and take you on a tour that will give you an idea of what the city has to offer. Ideal for a first contact with the place and for a quick visit, if you are little in the city you can get to know it entirely with Eco Tuk Tuk. Make your stay in Madrid an unforgettable experience and take a great memory of this wonderful city! We comply with the measures to reduce contagion by the Spanish Ministry of Health's COVID19 for guides and means of transportation. * Note: in winter tuk-tuk have protective layers against rain and wind. They also have blankets so that our clients do not get cold.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$39.23
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$39.23
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Madrid Royal Palace Private Tour with Skip-the-line Ticket

Madrid Royal Palace Private Tour with Skip-the-line Ticket

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Explore the Madrid Royal Palace with a private guide during this walking tour. Skip the line for quick entry into the palace, once the official residence of the Spanish Royal family. Learn about the architecture and history of Palacio de Oriente as you move through official lounges and reception halls where ceremonies and events are held today.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$86.84
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Madrid, Andalusia and the Mediterranean Coast with Barcelona - 9 Day Tour

Madrid, Andalusia and the Mediterranean Coast with Barcelona - 9 Day Tour

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Discover the best of Spain on this 9-day tour from Madrid. With an expert guide, visit must-see Spanish cities, with guided sightseeing and free time in each to explore independently. Experience the delights of Madrid, see Cordoba’s Great Mosque, explore charm-laden Seville, and visit Granada’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed Alhambra Palace and Generalife. Then, finish your Spain itinerary with time in Valencia and beautiful, buzzing Barcelona. 3- or 4-star hotel accommodation, daily breakfasts and air-conditioned coach transport are included, making this Spain vacation itinerary one of the most comprehensive available.
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  • 9 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,498.64
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Half-Day Madrid History and Legends Private Walking Tour

Half-Day Madrid History and Legends Private Walking Tour

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See Madrid like an insider on this private 4-hour walking tour led by a knowledgeable local guide. The tour can be customized to suit your interests, whether you want to check out the city’s arts scene, see the most famous landmarks, get the inside scoop on the best places to dine or delve into the Spanish capital’s fascinating history. Enjoy the undivided attention of your guide, and recharge like a true Madrileño with a stop for drinks and tapas.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$185.49
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Madrid Royal Palace and Prado Museum

Madrid Royal Palace and Prado Museum

A different way to get to know the two main monuments of Madrid without waiting in queues and with a guide who will explain the best of the Museo Nacional del Prado is the largest art gallery in Europe and one of the most important in the world. In our guided tour of the Prado Museum you will get to know the masterpieces of the Spanish, Flemish and Italian Schools. A place not to be missed visit to Madrid, and in it, thanks to our guides, you will understand the work of great artists such as Velazquez, Goya, Titian, Bosch, Dürer, Rubens, Fra Angelico, etc. Do not miss this experience! In addition, with this tour you skip the queues to enter the monuments. Guided tour of the Royal Palace of Madrid, the oldest active palace in Europe. On the tour we see the most characteristic rooms of the more than 3500 rooms.
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  • 2 hours 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.53
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Madrid Panoramic Tour with Royal Palace Entrance Ticket

Madrid Panoramic Tour with Royal Palace Entrance Ticket

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Discover the spectacular sights of Spain’s vibrant capital on a 2.5-hour coach tour of Madrid. From the comfort of a luxury coach, gaze at arresting landmarks like Real Madrid football stadium, Calle Mayor and Palacio de la Zarzuela, the largest palace in Europe. Stop at the Hard Rock Café for a refreshing beverage and gain valuable insight into the rich history and culture of Madrid from your expert guide.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$51.91
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$51.91
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Early Entrance Royal Palace Full-Day Madrid Tour with Prado Museum and Tapas

Early Entrance Royal Palace Full-Day Madrid Tour with Prado Museum and Tapas

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If you have limited time in Madrid, feel confident that you're seeing the city's best on this full-day tour that combines art, history, and authentic Spanish cuisine. Marvel at the treasures of the Royal Palace without the crowds thanks to early access, and skip the line at the Prado Museum to save more time for the masterpieces. In between, visit a historic market for a tapas and wine tasting, stroll down the city's most famous promenade, and soak up the views from an exclusive rooftop terrace.
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  • 6 hours 45 minutes to 8 hours
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$114.67
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Royal Palace of Madrid (Palacio Real de Madrid) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 224 Royal Palace of Madrid (Palacio Real de Madrid) tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Royal Palace of Madrid (Palacio Real de Madrid) 2020?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Royal Palace of Madrid (Palacio Real de Madrid) costs USD 22.93. Guided Royal Palace of Madrid (Palacio Real de Madrid) tours start around USD 22.93 per person. See all 224 Royal Palace of Madrid (Palacio Real de Madrid) tickets and tours on Viator.
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