Explore the incredible cultural treasures, amazing architecture and fascinating history of Madrid during this 4-hour combined coach sightseeing tour and skip-the-line visit to the Prado Museum. If you're looking for a big dose of Madrid culture in a short period of time, this excursion combining two of the city's most popular stand-alone tours is a great option.
Spend your morning exploring some of Madrid’s most famous attractions on a 3-hour sightseeing trip via luxury coach bus. During your trip you’ll learn about the city’s incredible wealth of architecture and history, starting with the city’s Moorish quarter before continuing to the neighborhood of Los Austrias, which is known for its importance to Habsburg-era Madrid. Check out the city’s iconic Plaza Mayor and then make a stop at Madrid’s Royal Palace. Proceed next to the more modern section of Madrid, traveling down Gran Via, passing through the trendy Salamanca district and stopping by Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, home to the Real Madrid football club. Then take a 2-hour break before continuing your afternoon tour.
In the afternoon you’ll meet your guide in front of the Prado Museum, skipping the line with a priority-access ticket. During your visit you’ll follow your guide as they explain some of the museum’s most famous works, including Bosch’s The Garden of Earthly Delights, El Greco’s The Annunciation, Velazquez’s Las Meninas and Goya’s The Family of Carlos IV, among others.
For a full run-down of each half your day’s activities, please read the itinerary details below.