Historical Madrid Tour in Private Electric Tuk Tuk


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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 1 hours

Departs: madrid, spain

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

Overview

Travelers who want a fun and easy overview of Madrid will love this 90-minute tour that takes in many must-see places in Madrid such as the Royal Palace and the Prado Museum, among others.


What's Included

Accompanying Guide

What's Not Included

Tip


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 2 - 99

Additional Info

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • In case of customer delay, the activity will be reduced based on the time lost, which may cause a change in the fixed route. The activity will be canceled if the delay is greater than 15 minutes and the amount paid will not be refunded
  • Minimum age two (2) years
  • Pets are not allowed.
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • The tuk-tuks are reserved privately, and the price is set according to the number of tuk-tuks needed for the group, the legal maximum being 4 passengers per tuk-tuk. Price for the 1.5-hour tour: between 1 and 4 people, total price €119 (1 tuk-tuk); betwee
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Babies are not allowed
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • In winter the tuk-tuks have protective layers against rain and wind, and have blankets to keep them warm
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • The tour itinerary may vary due to street closures or demonstrations on the day of the tour
  • The tuk-tuks do not have a trunk, so you cannot take child seats, wheelchairs, suitcases or large packages.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Plaza de Santa Ana
Plaza de Santa Ana is an open space in the Cortes neighborhood, in the Centro district of Madrid. It dates from 1810 and throughout its history it has undergone numerous urbanization processes that have modified its appearance with varying degrees of success.

• Admission Ticket Free

Royal Palace of Madrid
Today the palace is used exclusively for receptions, ceremonies and official events since the kings of Spain reside in the Palacio de la Zarzuela. The Royal Palace is also called the Palacio de Oriente.

The construction of the Royal Palace began in 1738 and the works lasted for seventeen years. Shortly after its completion, in 1764, Carlos III established his habitual residence there. The location of the palace was the same one that occupied the Palace of the Austrias, destroyed by a fire during Christmas Eve of 1734.

The Palacio de Oriente is surrounded by the Campo del Moro gardens and the Sabatini gardens. The first, to the west, date from the Middle Ages; the latter were created in the twentieth century and are in the north. The Campo del Moro can be visited during the day.

• Admission Ticket Free

Museo de la Catedral de la Almudena
The Almudena Cathedral is the most important religious building in Madrid. On June 15, 1993, it was consecrated by Pope John Paul II, becoming the first consecrated cathedral outside Rome.

The Almudena Cathedral Museum gathers dozens of objects that tell the story of the diocese of Madrid. In the twelve rooms that the museum has you will see from mosaics to episcopal shields and ornament.

• Admission Ticket Free

Jardines de Sabatini
The Sabatini gardens are located in front of the north façade of the Royal Palace of Madrid, between Bailén street and the San Vicente slope. They occupy an area of 2.66 hectares.

• Admission Ticket Free

Mercado San Miguel
Covered market from around 1916 with local food, delicatessen and events in an elegant atmosphere.

• Admission Ticket Free

Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande
The Royal Basilica of San Francisco el Grande, officially Basilica of Our Lady of the Angels, is a Catholic church in Madrid, in the Palacio neighborhood, within the historic center of the capital of Spain.

• Admission Ticket Free

Casa de Cervantes
Former residence of the famous writer Miguel de Cervantes, author of "Don Quijote", with guided tours.

• Admission Ticket Free

Casa Museo Lope de Vega
The House of Lope de Vega, located on Cervantes Street, was built in the 16th century. Whoever was one of the great writers of the Spanish Golden Age acquired the property in 1610 and lived there until his death in 1635.

• Admission Ticket Free

Plaza de las Cortes
The Palace of the Spanish Courts, was built on the site of the former convent of the Holy Spirit that was used as the seat of Congress between 1834 and 1841.

On the main facade, a staircase ascends to the neoclassical portico, with six imposing striated columns, of a Corinthian order, on which the triangular pediment decorated with reliefs of Ponciano Ponzano rises. The emblematic lions that flank the entrance are the work of the same sculptor and were cast with the iron of the cannons captured during the war in Africa. Under the pediment, the chiseled bronze door opens only on very marked occasions.

Among the rooms of the building, symmetrical, stands out the well-known Session room, but also the library or the Conference room, better known as the "lost steps" room.

• Admission Ticket Free

Fuente de Neptuno
Both gods occupy prominent positions within the Greek mythological hierarchy and compete in the sporting arena, as Atlético de Madrid fans celebrate their victories in the Plaza del Dios del Mar, while Real Madrid do so in Cibeles.

• Admission Ticket Free

Prado National Museum
Uniquely rich in paintings by European masters from the 16th to 19th centuries, according to art historian and Hispanicist Jonathan Brown, "few would dare to doubt that it is the world's most important museum for European painting."

• Admission Ticket Free

Jeronimos
Popularly known as "Los Jerónimos", its official name is the Parish Church of San Jerónimo el Real. It is located next to the Prado Museum, at the back, and is in the late Gothic style with Renaissance influences from the early 16th century. Although little remains of the original building because over the centuries it has been remodeled and restored on numerous occasions.

• Admission Ticket Free

Puerta de Alcala
This monumental gate, built by order of Carlos III to replace a previous one dating from the 16th century, was inaugurated in 1778.

• Admission Ticket Free

Cibeles Fountain
Surrounded by the buildings of the Buenavista Palace (Army Headquarters), Linares Palace (America House), Communications Palace (formerly the headquarters of the Post Office and currently the Madrid City Council) and the Bank of Spain.

• Admission Ticket Free

Banco de Espana
Quite a decorative waste, awarded at the National Exhibition of Fine Arts in 1884. The building was built with the aim of providing the National Bank with a headquarters more in line with the importance of its functions, such as the single issue of coins and bills for all the Spanish territory.

• Admission Ticket Free


Reviews

1st time in Madrid.
SeaAllan, 25-09-2022
Tons of great information. Perfect way to begin a week in Madrid. Our guide was knowledgeable and passionate about his city.
Tuk Tuk is wonderful!
David_B, 25-09-2022
While my wife and I have visited Madrid four times, this was our first Turk Tuk experience. It was memorable! We particularly enjoyed John‘a ability to maneuver the vehicle into parts of Madrid that we had not yet experienced. Because of John I feel like we know Madrid much, much better.
Highly recommend
Joey S, 21-09-2022
Would highly recommend to any visiting the beautiful city of Madrid, very insightful and easy going. We had Pablo who was able to answer all of our question regarding Spanish history and tips while travelling the city. A trip full of laugher and good picture opportunities
Super fun and loved the...
Lynette_B, 21-09-2022
Super fun and loved the private experience vs a large tour bus! Easy to get around and great ways to see the city.
Very useful summary of the city
320mirans, 18-09-2022
For a 1.5 hour tour we were shown the most important land marks and the historical perspective by a graduate in history. If you don’t have much time to explore or need a summary of Madrid to decide where you want to spend more time this tour will be useful




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