Reina Sofia Private Tour


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8 reviews   (5.00)

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Duration: 2 hours

Departs: Madrid, Madrid

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Overview

Reina Sofia museum private Guernica tour provides a deep insight in the creative process of Guernica. Also featured outstanding artworks of the time lapse from Spanish expressionist painters till Dali and Spanish surrealists.

This personalized tour is an exciting artistic journey focused on the multiple creations that emerged in the first half of XX century Spain.

Photographs, paintings, sculptures and films of that time lapse will be introduced to you on this Reina Sofia Museum private Tour in order you get immersed in a whirlwind of art works and artists that shall give you a perfect knowledge of one of the most difficult but exciting periods of Modern History and its Artistic Expressions.

By a licensed guide and art historian.


What's Not Included

Admissions to Reina Sofia Modern art centre not included


Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible

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

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia
Among 3 best museums in Madrid is listed Reina Sofia modern art center. Reina Sofia museum belongs to the places to visit in Madrid.

This Private Reina Sofia Museum Tour, is a marvelous walk through most outstanding paintings and sculptures of the time lapse between the fabulous Spanish expressionist painters such as Ramón Casas, Ignacio Zuloaga, Anglada Camarasa and young Pablo Picasso. Get ready to assimilate the secrets hidden in the works of the most important Spanish representational of Cubism (Picasso, Juan Gris), Surrealism (Dalí, Dominguez, Angeles Santos, Remedios Varo, Joan Miró, etc..), and all the technical innovations like collage, psychic automatism, frottage, grattage and staining, among others, that propelled the art of painting to a New Era.

Guernica by Pablo Picasso (the masterpiece of XX century paintings) will be the strong point of this unforgettable private Reina Sofia Tour. You will learn how Picasso’s Guernika captures the nightmare of massive aerial bombardments and understand why controversy persists about the multiple symbols of the painting. Picasso refused in life to explain it, but thanks this private tour you will have a deep insight in previous works of other artists which influenced Picasso in the difficult creative process of Guernika, and the most significant interpretations of this great artwork against all the world’s wars and men’s violence.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included


Reviews

Private Reina Sophia Museum Tour
BackPacker779262, 25-10-2019
Thank you Irina for a wonderful morning discovering the wonders of modern art at the Reina Sophia in Madrid. Your warm personality & depth of knowledge about Spanish art & history really diminished the confusion my husband & I have had when viewing modern art previously. We can look at Picasso, Dali & Gris (among many others) and appreciate the artists, their lives and the historical events occurring at the time which influenced the art itself. I cannot recommend this opportunity more. For anyone interested in these private tours, be aware that tickets are not included. I thought the tour would be over because of our lack of tickets. Thankfully, Irina obtained 2 tickets for us(our cost). Don’t risk ticket sell out. Secure your entry at the time you book this tour.
Exceptionally rich and high-value tour of Reina Sofia in Madrid
EMP0726, 23-06-2022
My mother and I were visiting Spain over a two-week period in May/June, including six days in Madrid. We were keen to include the Reina Sofia Museum in our itinerary, having read about its famous collection of Spanish expressionists and the Spanish artists who were in the vanguard of cubism and surrealism. And of course, we were excited to experience Guernica.

We had limited time and basic knowledge, and therefore needed a strategy to be able to see select key pieces and to learn a lot. Our two-hour private tour with Hernan Satt of Private Madrid Museum tours was the perfect solution and exceeded our expectations.

Mr. Satt began with an overview of the museum that was very grounding, and proceeded to guide us through a well-organized and thoughtful selection of pieces in the museum (including a dramatic Richard Serra sculpture, Guernica/Bengasi). We spent most of the time on Picasso's Guernica, including rich context of Spanish Civil War surrounding history and highlights of Picasso's personal life and characteristics/symbols within his works. We also spent time learning about a representative painting of one of Dali's early works - Girl at a window.

Mr. Satt is a top-flight guide and expert. We had what can best be described as elementary knowledge, and he provided accessible substance, humor, and also a lot of interaction when guiding us throughout. He asked us thought-provoking questions to unlock our thinking, instead of having us passively listen to him for two hours. (It is evident that he is/has been a university professor, and it was a pleasure to be his "students" for a few hours!)

For two hours of private guiding, it was a very high-value experience.

I can only imagine that the company's other offerings are as high-quality and when I return to Madrid will certainly try at least one other offering (e.g., Prado tour or a Madrid city walking tour).

In short, this is a must-do for anyone who wants to see the Reina Sofia Museum. We could NEVER have done this on our own and gotten even half as much out of the visit. In the final days of our two-week trip, we were ranking our favorite experiences (and there were many!!) and this was in the top three for each of us. I will recommend the company and Mr. Satt to everyone in my professional and personal networks without hesitation.
Prado and Reina Sofia private tours
Andrea G, 10-09-2019
Worth every penny! Hernan makes all the paintings come to life- both from an artistic and historical perspective. Intrigue, stories, and most importantly credibility and expertise. Can’t wait until next time!
Wonderful 2 day tour in Madrid
haiman c, 27-04-2019
We spent two wonderful days with Hernan touring Prado, Reina Sofia, Thyssen and the city. He gave us a lot of insight and kept my teen age girls engaged and interested in the art and history of Spain. He also made very good recommendations for lunch stops and we had fideua in squid ink one day. Highly recommended for family visits to Madrid.
Nothing could have been better!
ScottinNO, 12-06-2017
We were fortunate to have enjoyed two days with Sr. Satt in Madrid and Toledo. When we travel, usually only 2-3 of us, we try to find knowledgeable, professional guides before going, book visits that we think we will enjoy, and try to keep an open mind not knowing more about the person than a few email communications. From the beginning of our contact with Sr. Satt's team, it was professional, helpful, and thank goodness - in English, since we do not speak any Spanish. Our email correspondence, with suggestions from Sr. Satt's team, scheduled a walking tour and visit to the Reina Sofia for the Picasso exhibit, and the next day the Prado and Toledo. I went to the Reina Sofia and Prado sites and selected works that we would be interested in and also requested Jewish history in Madrid and Toledo. At our first introduction, we learned that we had hit the jackpot with Sr. Satt. In our walks and visits, Sr. Satt had an easy style and grace, with a historian and student of art's knowledge, while he explained, provided information, background, politics and social information, then he encouraged us to make our own opinions and share our ideas with him. While at the same time directing us through the streets and great halls to the next masterpiece of art or architecture. Not to mention, he had wonderful restaurant recommendations to enjoy local seafood, a Basque restaurant, and of course Madrillano cuisine. When anyone I know is planning a trip, I will insist that they set up a visit with Sr. Satt. I look forward to returning to Madrid and enjoying Sr. Satt's company again.




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