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Madrid Highlights Walking Tour & “Skip the Line” Guided Tour Royal Palace

Skip the line Instant confirmation Top Seller Available in English E-Voucher

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Mon, Tues, Thu, Fri, Sun

  • Duration

    Approx. 4.5 hours (approx. 3 hour Madrid Highlights + 1.5 hours Royal Palace)

  • Start time


    Please reach 15 minutes before departure time

  • Meeting Point
    Tour starts from San Nicolas street nº15 (Corner with Plaza de Ramales).
    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 at the Royal Palace.

Key Highlights

  • A walking tour covering the top Madrid attractions
  • Visit the Royal Palace with a professional guide in tow
  • Tour guaranteed in English and Spanish
  • Transfers in an air-conditioned coach
  • Enjoy ski-the-line admission to the Royal Palace
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers are accepted!
  • Best of Madrid in one day


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.
Enjoy a 1-hour walking tour through the historic city center, stroll around Plaza de la Villa, the famous Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol and Plaza de Oriente, visit the magnificent Puerta de Toledo, and pass by Mayor Street, Puerta del Sol square and the Las Cortes quarter on your way to the Paseo del Prado.
Observe the architecture of the Old Madrid arriving into the Las Letras Quarter.
Drive by Cibeles Fountain, where Real Madrid fans celebrate the team victories. You will also be seeing Puerta de Alcalá, the most famous of the five ancient gates into the city. The tour ends as you pass the Santiago Bernabéu stadium through Paseo de la Castellana street and Colon square.
A local guide will pick you up from the local operator's office for a guided tour of the Royal Palace. Skip the lines and head straight into the beautiful palace. Built in an Italian baroque style, it was the former residence of the Spanish Monarchy from 1766 to 1931. The palace continues to be a shining example of the establishment of Madrid as the capital of the kingdom. Admire the beautiful tapestries and elegant furniture as you follow your guide through the Grand Staircase, the Throne Room and the Banqueting Hall, among others. After the tour, go to the Royal Armory on your own. Make sure not to miss the views from the viewpoint of the Armory square!


  • Local official guide.
    • One hour guided walking tour.
    • Tour operated in both Spanish and English.
    • Royal Palace skip the line access.
    • Transportation on an air conditioned coach.
    • Radio guide system.
    • Admission to the Royal Palace


    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pick up and drop off

    Please note

    Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to reconfirm the departure details.

    Royal Palace can be closed for official business and in that case tour will not visit the Royal Palace.

    Children (0 - 5) years free but drink is not included.

    The Royal Palace is closed every first Wednesday of the month. 

    We reserve the right to modify or cancel the tour itinerary due to events celebrated in the city or in the Royal Palace and due to force majeure operational reasons without prior notice.

    Photography and filming are not permitted inside the exhibitions.

    Please bear in mind the Royal Palace part of is a walking tour.

    This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers per guide

    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.

    Customer Reviews

    • Pushpendra Singh
      Madrid Royal Place

      The Royal Place tour was good. Guide was very knowledgeable & connected well with his group. However, The preceding tour - madrid in nutshell was very average. The local tour...

      India 07/16/2017
      Exploration of Royal Palace and Madrid city

      Very good experience to see the inside Palace and major city places....

      Republic Of Korea 11/03/2013
    • J M Ballington
      Madrid in a Nutshell

      Excellent tour. Good value and a lovely guide. Would recommend for people who have teenagers. The only downside was finding the right tour. The info was a bit confusing when...

      Spain 08/22/2013

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