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Royal Palace and Madrid Walking Tour

US$ 63.84 Price per person from View price guide

Highlights

  • Start with a walking tour on which you will see many of Madrid’s beautiful Baroque and Renaissance buildings
  • Entrance fee and guided tour of Madrid’s wonderful Royal Palace is included
  • The tour is led by an expert guide

Overview

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.

Itinerary

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.

After a tour of the beautiful Royal Palace, return to Puerto del Sol. The tour ends at Puerto del Sol.

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Reviews

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

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

Approx. 3 hours

Start time

Start Time: 0930h (09:30 am)
Duration: Approx. 3 hours

Meeting point

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.

Ending point

The tour ends in Puerto del Sol

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Inclusions

  • Multilingual guide speaking English, Spanish (French and Italian on request)
  • Entrance fee to Royal Palace

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Snacks and drinks

Do/Dont's

Wear comfortable walking shoes.

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Please note

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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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

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  • 5Reviews (3)
  • "Excellent Tour!!" Our guide was superb. She provided enthusiasm and did not have dull moment. Highly recommend having this tour....
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