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Madrid | Madrid Highlights with Royal Palace Guided Tour


Madrid shows the multiple contrasts inherited through history and during this guided city tour you'll see some of the most important sights of this beautiful city including Plaza Mayor, Puerta de Alcalá, Plaza de Cibeles, Puerta del Sol, and the Bernabéu Stadium while getting personalized information & tips from an expert local guide. Check-in at our office and join us on the first part of the tour, a one-hour walking tour through the streets of the historic city center of Madrid. Discover emblematic places you cannot miss! Stroll around Plaza de la Villa, the famous Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol and Plaza de Oriente. Then board an air-conditioned motorcoach for a panoramic drive through the city, with some stops to take pictures along the way. Leaving Plaza de Oriente, the tour heads to the magnificent Puerta de Toledo. Did you know its construction dates back from the Napoleonic era? See the oldest bridge in Madrid and drive along the Manzanares River from where you will enjoy great views of the Royal Palace and the Almudena Cathedral. Pass by Mayor Street, Puerta del Sol square, and the Las Cortes quarter on your way to the Paseo del Prado, then admire the architecture of Old Madrid arriving into the Las Letras Quarter. Driving by Cibeles Fountain, where Real Madrid fans celebrate their team's victories, we continue to Puerta de Alcalá, the most famous of the five ancient gates into the city. The last sights on our panoramic tour are the Santiago Bernabéu stadium, Paseo de la Castellana street and Colon square. Certainly, the highlight of this tour is a visit to the Royal Palace. Thus, a local guide will pick you up from our office for a guided visit to the same. Skip the lines and dive right into the history of this beautiful palace. Did you know its size doubles the one of Buckingham Palace? Build in an Italian baroque style; it was the former residence of the Spanish Monarchy from 1766 to 1931. Nowadays, it still is a great example of the establishment of Madrid as the capital of the kingdom. Today, it holds the most important receptions of the Spanish Crown. Know the audiences, dinner parties, and signature of agreements celebrated through the years. Walk around the Armory Square. Marvel at the beautiful tapestries and elegant furniture. Follow your guide through the Grand Staircase, the Throne Room, and the Banqueting Hall, among others. Once your guided visit finishes, you can stay inside the Palace and go to the Royal Armory on your own. Make sure not to miss the views from the viewpoint of Armory square!  This Bilingual tour (English & Spanish) has a duration of 4 1/2 hours approximately and ends at the Royal Palace.