Madrid, the capital of Spain, is one of the most important cities in the world. It combines the modern with the cultural, the artistic and the ancient, the result of centuries of captivating history.
Bullfighting is certainly one of the best known, although at the same time most controversial of popular Spanish customs. The origins of this sport or practice go back to the religious cults of the Iberians, it was the Greek and Roman influences that converted it into a spectacle.
On this tour you will get to visit the La Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas. It is one of the most important bullrings in the World with a capacity of 25,000 people.
You will be picked up from Plaza de Espana, 7, Madrid. Accompanied by a multi-lingual guide, you will travel by deluxe air-conditioned coach through the capital of Spain. This tour will show you many well-known areas, monuments and sights of Madrid.
Here are the highlights of some of the more interesting places.
We'll drive past such well-known avenues as those of Gran Vía and Castellana, famous squares such as the Plaza de España, Oriente, Mayor, Puerta del Sol, Atocha, Neptuno, Cibeles, Puerta de Alcalá, Colón, Plaza de Castilla.
We will visit the famous Hard Rock Café. Where a soft drink will be offered to you as a refreshment.
We will also see the areas of major historical relevance such as that of the Austrias, the Borbouns and Salamanca,The Oeste and Retiro parks, the commercial and financial areas.
We will take in the Santiago Bernabeu soccer stadium, University Campus, etc.
We will then take you to the “Las Ventas” bullring. During the amazing show, the guide will explain some of the more interesting facts of the bullfight. Once inside you will attend an unequalable spectacle, where the bravery of bull and bullfighter compete.
At the end of the excursion you will be driven to the closest point to your respective hotels and be dropped off.
The tour of Madrid was great you got to see a large part of the city. The tour guide spoke in Spanish and English so communication was no problem. To finish the tour we were of...Tanya A Simpson
01 Mar - 30 Jun & 01 Aug - 31 Oct: Sunday
Start time: Your chosen time in afternoon (PM)
Duration: 5 Hours
Tour starts from Plaza de Espana, 7, Madrid (the closest Metro Station is Plaza de Espana on Line 10, located 3 minutes walking distance from the terminal).
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
Tour returns to your original point of departure
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to reconfirm the departure details
Departure time will be advised at the time of confirmation of tickets in each case.
French & Italian guide available on request.
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
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