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Royal Palace of Madrid 1.5-Hour Guided Tour Optional Prado Museum Combo provided by Pancho Tours

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Royal Palace of Madrid 1.5-Hour Guided Tour Optional Prado Museum Combo

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More than 3000 rooms of the Royal Palace (Palacio Real) in Madrid offer visitors a wealth of treasures. Make sure you see the best of the palace on a guided tour designed to enhance your experience of the top Madrid landmark. Plus, a skip-the-line admission ticket means you avoid standing in long lines.
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    Royal Palace of Madrid
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    The Royal Palace proposes a trip to the history of Spain through its several rooms. It is the official residence of the kings of Spain and one of the most fascinating buildings that you can see on your trip to Spain. It has 3000 rooms that are perfectly preserved. The main staircase was designed by Sabatini and has more than 70 steps. In the Royal Palace, you will also get to experience the Throne Room and The Hall of Alabarderos. Though the Royal Palace of Madrid isn't the oldest palace of Spain, it has many interesting stories and legends. In addition, you will also visit the Royal Chapel and the Palace Gardens.
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  • Get an insider glimpse in Madrid's Royal Palace (Palacio Real)
  • See the best of the palace's 3,000 rooms
  • Avoid waiting at the entrance with a skip-the-line ticket
  • Discover lesser-known details about the palace's history
What to Expect
Your tour begins at an easy-to-find meeting point outside of the Royal Palace, where you’ll greet your guide and begin exploring some of the palace’s 3,000 rooms. Admire highlights, such as the Throne Room and the Hall of Alabarderos, and look out for paintings by the likes of Caravaggio and Velazquez. See, too, the former chambers of previous kings of Spain and learn about the palace’s rich history through your guide’s commentary. After an hour and a half, you’ll be free to continue exploring the palace independently.
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Departure Point
Plaza de Isabel II, 4, 28013 Madrid, Spain Goya Statue, Calle de Felipe IV, s/n, 28014 Madrid, Spain
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Local guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Ticket To Monument Royal Palace
  • Ticket To Prado Museum (optional Combo)
  • Entry/Admission - Royal Palace of Madrid
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Sara World Adventures wrote a review Feb 2020
Barcelona, Spain522 contributions46 helpful votes
I trully enjoyed the visit of the Royal Palace. It is a must visit landmark in Madrid and in my opinion a fairly unique royal residence as all the rooms are distinct from each other. My guide Dani was fantastic at highlighting what made every room special or their relevance in
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from MarketingPanchoTours, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Royal Palace of Madrid 1.5-Hour Guided Tour Optional Prado Museum Combo
Responded 3 Feb 2020
Hello Sara! :) Thank you so much for sharing your review! We are delighted to hear that the tour in Royal Palace with Dani was enjoyable. We hope to see you again soon.
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q1964 wrote a review Nov 2019
South Bend, Indiana377 contributions80 helpful votes
What a waste of time and money! Complete disappointment. Wish I had read the reviews first as they mirror our experience. Being punctual, we arrived at the meeting point at 11:05. She checked our names off the list. It went down hill after that. The group was huge, which is
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Response from INI221, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Palace of Madrid 1.5-Hour Guided Tour Optional Prado Museum Combo
Responded 2 Dec 2019
Dear Bend, Thank you for informing us of the difficulties you encountered during your guided tour. We regret that you have not been able to enjoy this activity as each of our customers deserves. It is always frustrating for us when we learn that one of our clients has encountered difficulties after a booking with us. We have reviewed your case and on this day everything went satisfactorily, from a large group as you well say, the only complaint has been yours. We will continue to work on your case so that we can improve all the part that belongs to us. We sincerely apologize for any problems encountered during your trip. We will take the necessary steps to ensure that this does not happen again. Thank you for using our services, and we remain at your disposal if you have any questions. Pancho Tours
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Amy M wrote a review Sep 2019
Burbank, California1 contribution
My friend and I booked this tour last minute and absolutely loved it. The palace is amazing and our tour guide was very knowledgeable and made the tour enjoyable. He gave us little pieces of information that I don’t think we would’ve gotten had we not booked the tour. Very
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Response from FeelTheCityTours, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Royal Palace of Madrid 1.5-Hour Guided Tour Optional Prado Museum Combo
Responded 28 Sep 2019
Thanks a lot for sharing your experience! We are glad to know that you enjoyed your visit and helped you to get to know the city better. Greetings!
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Kshama B wrote a review Jul 2019
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The palace was beautiful- the guide was delightful, very knowledgeable and quite funny. I would recommend this to everyone that comes to see this palace. Only thing I was a bit confused on was to where to meet but that was quickly figured out once we spoke w someone that spoke
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Date of experience: July 2019
Response from INI221, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Palace of Madrid 1.5-Hour Guided Tour Optional Prado Museum Combo
Responded 28 Jul 2019
Thank you very much for your opinion. And we are glad you had a wonderful experience at the palace. Regarding the meeting point we are working on it, but we trust that people will call us or ask if they have the slightest doubt.
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Deanna V wrote a review Jul 2019
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Our and the tour started more than 25 minutes late and at the 35 minutes in, our guide had still not actually spoken to us as a group. There were no introductory remarks, no explanations of the palace gardens we walked through to get to the entrance, and no opportunities to
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Date of experience: July 2019
Response from INI221, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Palace of Madrid 1.5-Hour Guided Tour Optional Prado Museum Combo
Responded 15 Jul 2019
Hello, Deanna V. Thank you for the information you have left us, we will investigate to find out why there was this delay and what happened. We feel your bad being, but the Royal Palace is one of the most emblematic guided vosotas of our country. I hope to be able to respond to what happened soon, as soon as I investigate what happened, because what he mentions is not our way of working. I am truly sorry and I apologise to you.
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By: Pancho Tours
Very bad tour due to poor English speaking guide. Not organized. A lot of waisted time due to unknown or inadequate
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A visit to the Royal Palace
Well not the best , but the not the worst, our guide was way out in front of the group not aware of where all were
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Very knowledgeable guide that takes you to 4 different tapas spots in Sevilla. Our guide, Al, was always asking if
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jeff c
Excellent guide
When you plan to go to visit the Royal Palace here book with Pancho tours.Really excellent guide,really well organi
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A must do
We booked the palace tour after reading ab the long lines. It was totally worth it we were fortunate to be in a sma
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Tour of Royal Palace, Madrid
Previously never sure about guided tours, but this changed my mind. Extremely knowledgeable guide (Catherine - sorr
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Jose C
Caoi (Irish guide) really good
We chose the historical tour in english because the spanish was too crowded. And was a good idea. Caoi knows the su
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Shan C
Roberto was great.
A great little walking tour, smaller group than other tours i have done with Pancho in other cities so was great. G
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Johan v
Good Experience
The tour guide was energetic and knew the city. All the info was relevant and she gave a lot of tips what to do, to
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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