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Madrid Highlights and "Skip the Line" Guided Tour Royal Palace

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In this half day excursion you will be able to know in a comfortable and easy way the most emblematic places of Madrid of the hand of our guide. From the bus you will begin a panoramic tour of the most outstanding places in the city such as Las Cortes, Plaza Neptuno or Atocha Station including stops at the Debod Temple, Plaza de la Villa, Puerta del Sol and Plaza de Toros where you can walk and take pictures. Finally you will enjoy a guided tour with preferential access to the Royal Palace which includes a tour of the Kings Apartments, the Banqueting Hall, the Royal Chapel and the Throne and

Highlights

  • The Royal Palace majestically shows its history of monarchs. It reigns in Plaza de Oriente in front of Catedral de la Almudena.
  • Plaza Mayor is the heart of Hapsburg Madrid. Arco de Cuchilleros, Casa de la Panadería and the Statue of Felipe III mark this square charm.
  • Puerta de Alcalá is one of the five ancient royal gates that gave access to Madrid. Its Neo-classical and three arches appearance remind of the Roman Triumphal Arch.
  • Gran Vía is Madrid’s most known street. Is also known as the Madrid’s Broadway for being the theaters and musicals avenue of the city.

Included

  • Air conditioned motor coach.
  • Bilingual official guide.
  • Skip the Line Entrance and guided tour to Royal Palace.
  • Individual radioguided system for Royal Palace guided tour.

Excluded

  • Lunch, beverages or other services not specified.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off.

Please Note

  • This tour is bilingual and will be in English and Spanish.
  • Please keep in mind that the excursion includes several visits on foot, we recommended comfortable shoes.
  • Royal Palace visitors are kindly requested to respect the instructions of the Palace Security: Photography and filming are not permitted inside the exhibitions.

Essential Information

  • This tour starts from Julià Travel Gray Line Spain office at Calle San Nicolás, 15 (corner Plaza Ramales) and ends at the Royal Palace.
  • Print your voucher and give it to your guide when staring the tour. E-voucher accepted.
  • Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour begins.
  • Julià Travel Gray Line Spain contact: 0034 91 559 9605 / [email protected]
  • Cancellation policy: a 100% cancellation penalty applies if cancelled 24 hours or less prior to travel date or in case of no-show

Start the tour from Julia Travel office where we take our coach and head to the Plaza de Oriente, then we will arrive at the Debod Temple of must where we will stop for a walk and taking some pictures accompanied by our guide.

After this visit we will return to our coach to head towards the Plaza Mayor where we make a new stop and we will be able to visit la Plaza de Villa and Puerta del Sol We will return to the coach to continue our visit Carrera de San Jerónimo Street, Las Cortes (Spanish Parliament), Neptuno’s Square (Famous artistic fountain), Paseo Del Prado (Walk of Art: Thyssen, Prado & Reina Sofía Museums), Atocha Railway Station, Royal Botanic Gardens of Madrid, Cibeles Square (Famous artistic fountain), Alcalá Street, Alcalá’s Gate, Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas (Bullring) where we will make our last stop, To conclude we will return to the coach and end up seeing Santiago Bernabéu Stadium (Home of Real Madrid CF), Paseo de la Castellana Street, Plaza de Colón (Columbus Square), National Library, Gran Vía Street, Plaza de España, Plaza de Oriente (end of the tour).

We will make convenient stops to rest and take pictures at Plaza Mayor, Debod’s Temple and Las Ventas Bullring, if the weather permits and always accompanied by our guide.

Please note that the itinerary is subject to change due to the events to be celebrated in the City (demonstrations, sport events, cultural events, oficial acts and public works).

The Royal Palace was built in the XVIII century upon the ancient Baroque Italian style fortress of the Habsburg. It is one of the most beautiful and best preserved palaces in Europe and a symbol of the permanence and consolidation of Madrid as the capital of the Kingdom. The Palace was the official residence of the Spanish Monarchy from 1765 to 1931. To date, the most stunning receptions of the Spanish Crown are celebrated there: audiences, dinner parties, signature of agreements and the traditional ceremony of presentation in which foreign ambassadors present Credential Letters to His Majesty the King.

We will visit the Armory Square (exterior of the palace), the Grand Staircase, the King Charles III’s Apartments, the Queen’s Apartments, the Banqueting Hall, the Royal Chapel and the Throne Room and the Crown Room. After the guided tour, you may visit on your own the Royal Armory and enjoy the views from the viewpoint of the Armory Square.

Please note that the itinerary is subject to change due to the oficial acts to be celebrated in the palace.

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