Tours offered in Madrid are varied and comprehends different preferences and possibilities. There are short tours that last some hours or full day tours. Also there are classical guided visits to places of interest or sightseeing that have a more general coverage. Guided tours include cultural and historical explanations for adults and activities for the whole family. No matter what your preferences are, check out some of the tours available in Madrid and discover in depth its stunning attractions into a secure, comfortable and funny environment.
Panoramic City Tour of Madrid and Visit to Royal Palace – Enjoy a half day panoramic tour in a comfortable coach. A professional guide provides detailed explanations of each zone of the city and each attraction as you pass by. The tour ends with a visit to the Royal Palace, official residence of the Royal Family and one of the most emblematic monuments of Madrid. Discover the beautiful architecture and decoration (furniture, paintings, frescos and other art works of the most famous Spanish masters) of this amazing building and if you are lucky you might see the guard’s change of duty!!!
Essential Madrid Tour – This is a guided visit along the most important places of Madrid. The walking-tour will take you along Madrid’s 1000 years of history, allowing the understanding of its evolution and its current importance as a cultural, politic and economic leading city. Discover the most important buildings, squares and monuments of this amazing city and walk along the streets where history was made.
Essential Madrid II Tour – This tour focuses on a large area of commercial development and where the majority of the cultural attractions are located. By covering the path between Plaza Mayor and the Prado Museum, this tour takes visitors through the great development of the city during the last three centuries. It is an incredible opportunity to know in depth special zones of Madrid (such as El Barrio de las Letras), while enjoying the vividness of its streets, cafes and shops.
Madrid Bike tours – There are two basic tours, each covering different aspects of Madrid while enjoying a nice bike ride. Historic Madrid-by-bike tours are realized at the ancient Madrid area, taking you to a journey back to times when the village was founded and its development towards a big city. Discover places of great historical importance such as Plaza de Oriente, el Templo de Debod, Plaza de España, Plaza Mayor, Plaza de Santa Ana, Barrio de las Letras, Paseo del Prado, Parque del Retiro, Puerta de Alcalá and Puerta del Sol.
Another bike Tour is Madrid Surprise that has a different itinerary each day always including the basic and most important places in Madrid.
Aristocratic Madrid Tour – Enjoy a guided tour around the magnificent streets of the aristocratic neighborhood of Madrid, la Castellana. Discover its impressive mansions and learn about the stories that this rich area hides.
Madrid’s Treasures Tour – This is a friendly guided visit along the main historical and cultural attractions of Madrid. The tour is ideal to enjoy with all the family, since guides base their explanations in popular legends and traditions, making it easier to understand for everyone and especially attractive for children. This is a great opportunity to introduce the youngest into the cultural side of Madrid.
Retiro’s Secrets Tour – Another incredibly funny family activity is a visit to the Buen Retiro Park in order to become familiarized with its history. Professional guides explain the construction and development process of the park in a tale format, and encourage kids to participate in games and activities related to the topic.
Gran Via 100 years of History Tour – This amazing tour is intended to disclose the history of one of the most important avenues in Madrid by learning about its undergoing changes over the years. Discover its buildings of different architectural styles, century-old shops that still survive, its cultural institutions, entertainment, and, of course, the famous people who frequented it and made it popular.
Legends of the Old Madrid Tour – This unique tour follows the path of the Mentideros, former gossiping places where people used to join to chat and get to know the last “news” of the Reign. Here, people would know everything from a loving affair between two court members up to the reasons of the death of a foreign sovereign. Many legends had its beginnings here and this tour is intended to develop the facts of the ancient gossips and current legends.
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