Set out on a walking tour of Spain’s capital Madrid and gain insight into the history of the city and how it derived its name. Hapsburgs was the name given to Madrid when the Hapsburg dynasty reigned in Spain. This reign began with Charles I who enriched the city with palaces and monuments. Stroll past beautiful Renaissance and baroque buildings which are one of the most picturesque and representative of Madrid.
Explore the 18th century Royal Palace, one of the most beautiful and well preserved palaces in Europe. Browse the palace and see the main staircase, Alabarderos Auditorium, The Columns room, the Throne room, the Streetcar of Charles III, The Porcelain Room, Party Dinner Room, Medals Room, Silver Museum, Musical Instruments and Royal Porcelain, Royal Chapel, Charles III and Isabel II bedrooms among others.
The tour starts from Plaza de Espana, 7 in Madrid where you will be met by your multilingual guide and taken on a walking tour around the city.
Learn from your guide about the interesting history of Madrid and see its Renaissance and baroque buildings. Proceed to the Royal Palace built in the 18th century. It is one of the most beautiful and best preserved palaces in Europe and a symbol of the permanence of Madrid as the capital of the kingdom. The palace was the official residence of the Spanish Monarchy from 1765 to 1931. Explore the palace from inside and see its luxurious and spacious rooms.
The tour ends at Royal Palace.
Our guide was superb. She provided enthusiasm and did not have dull moment. Highly recommend having this tour.... Pedro Josue Cruz
This was an excellent tour - not to be missed... FRANCES GIBSON
Approx. 3 hours and 30 minutes
Duration: Approx. 3 hours and 30 minutes
The 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.
The tour ends at the Royal Palace.
Wear comfortable walking shoes.
Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
Please specify your language of preference in the special request section at the time of booking.
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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