Get to know the main attractions and highlights of Madrid with a complete city tour in small groups. Enjoy a walking tour from Madrid Royal Palace to Puerta del Sol including famous Plaza Mayor.
Meet your guide in downtown Madrid for a morning City tour of Madrid in small groups.
Our first stop will be at the iconic Royal Palace of Madrid, the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family in Madrid but that is only used for state ceremonies.
From there, you will enjoy a guided walking tour to the famous Plaza Mayor, one of the oldest squares of the city. Marvel at this impressive rectangular square surrounded by three-story residential buildings with balconies facing the Plaza and at its nine entranceways.
Continue to Puerta del Sol, one of the best known areas of Madrid where the symbol of Madrid, the Bear and the Madroño Tree is located as well as the symbolic center of Spain with the kilómetro cero plaque and the famous clock where Spanish people gather to celebrate New Year's celebration.
Then, the minibus will take you to the Gran Via, the most famous and busiest street of Madrid full of shops and restaurants.
Your next stop will be at Puerta de Alcala next to the main entrance of Parque del Retiro, one of the largest parks of Madrid where the beautiful Crystal Palace is located.
Do not miss Plaza de Cibeles, a neo-classical complex of marble sculptures with fountains, which is a symbol of Madrid where the Real Madrid team celebrates its victories.
You will also pass by the Plaza de España square, at the western end of the Gran Vía and other highlights of Madrid.
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Meet Your Local Guide Outside Metro Opera Station
Royal Palace of Madrid
First, see the iconic Royal Palace of Madrid, locally known as Palacio Real, which is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. Today, it is deemed the largest royal palace in Europe by floor area.
Go on a refreshing stroll at one of the oldest squares in the city, the very grand Plaza Mayor. Located at the heart of Madrid, Plaza Mayor houses local restaurants.
Puerta del Sol
Explore the bustling Puerta del Sol, one of the most renowned public squares in Madrid located just a short walk from the Plaza Mayor. This site is most famous for its clock and its iconic bells that marks the traditional eating of the Twelve Grapes, and start of a new year.
Stop by the most famous street in the city, Gran Vía, and appreciate the beauty of this upscale shopping street in a different perspective. Dubbed as the Spanish Broadway, Gran Vía is home to a large number of hotels and movie theaters. It is also known today as the Street That Never Sleeps.
Puerta de Alcalá
Then, discover the Puerta de Alcalá located at Plaza de la Independencia in the middle of Calle de Alcalá, deemed to be one of the oldest streets in the city. Upon your arrival, admire its semicircular topped arch and the ornamental statues at the top of the five gates.
La Plaza de Cibeles
Afterwards, walk to La Plaza de Cibeles where you will find the iconic Cibeles Fountain. The fountain features the Greek goddess of fertility and nature named Cybele.
La Plaza de España
Finally, walk to the end of the Gran Via and reach La Plaza de España, one of the famous tourist attractions in the city. In here, see the majestic sculpture dedicated to Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, a Spanish writer widely regarded as the greatest writer in the Spanish language.
End of Tour
Price & Options
The tour price excludes hotel pick-up and drop-off, meals and drinks, personal expenses, tips and gratuities, and optional activity costs.
The vans are not specially adapted to take a wheelchair or a baby stroller. However, if the chairs do not require too much space or too specialized equipment to hold them, the local tour operator can provide the service.
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10.5 - 11.5 hour(s)