Royal Palace of Madrid Semi Private with Skip the Line Tickets


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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 2 hours

Departs: madrid, spain

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

Overview

Only 8 passengers maximum for this semi-private visit to the Royal Palace. We will start our visit from Calle Mayor 43, to get to know the Plaza Mayor, Calle del Codo, Plaza de la Villa and finally reach the Royal Palace through Calle Bailén.


What's Included

Official mono lingual Guide

Only 8 passengers maximum for this semi-private visit to the Royal Palace

Skip the line access to Royal Palace

What's Not Included

Gratuities


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 1 - 5
  • YOUTH: Age: 6 - 15
  • ADULT: Age: 16 - 65
  • SENIOR: Age: 66 - 99

Additional Info

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

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 Mayor
The name of the plaza has changed over time. It has been known as "Plaza del Arrabal", "Plaza de la Constitución", "Plaza Real", "Plaza de la República" and now "Plaza Mayor". These names reflect events, history and reign in Spanish history.
"Plaza del Arrabal" was the original name of the present day "Plaza Mayor". The "Plaza del Arrabal" was once the site of the most popular marketplace until the end of 15th century. Following the Constitution of 1812, all major plazas in Spain were renamed "Plaza de la Constitución". It also held this name 1820 to 1823, 1833 to 1835, 1840 to 1843, and 1876 to 1922. When the Borbón king was restored in 1814, it became known as the "Plaza Real". In 1873, the name changed to "Plaza de la República". At the end of the Spanish Civil War the plaza received its present name of "Plaza Mayor".

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Mercado San Miguel
More than 100 years have gone by since the Mercado de San Miguel opened its doors as a wholesale food market. Today, this historical building stands out as one of the world’s main gastronomic markets. It allows visitors to experience the essence and most significant flavors of every corner of Spain.
From the finest Iberian ham and freshest fish and shellfish brought in daily from Galicia, to Mediterranean rice dishes and the most exquisite cheeses from Castile, Asturias and the Basque Country – at the Mercado de San Miguel, you’ll find all the highlights of Spanish cuisine. Spread out over more than 20 stands, the common denominator here is a commitment to high-quality tapas and pub fare.

• Admission Ticket Free

This small street is one of the two most charming squares in Madrid: Conde de Miranda and Villa. And it can boast of housing a space protected by the historical and artistic environment that surrounds it: on the corner of the Plaza de la Villa is the Torre de los Lujanes (belonging to the 15th century). In that same part of the street there are also the Royal Maritense Economic Society of Friends of the Country, the old Municipal Newspaper Library and the Church of Corpus Christi, where the Convent of Las Carboneras is located, since the congregation keeps an image of Immaculate Conception found in a charcoal kiln and to which various miracles are attributed.milagros.

• Admission Ticket Free

Plaza de la Villa
It was one of the main medieval centers of Madrid, since three streets start from it, corresponding to the original layout of the city: Codo, Cordón and Madrid. On its outskirts are the main facades of three buildings of high historical-artistic value, built in different centuries. The oldest is the Casa y Torre de los Lujanes (15th century), in the Gothic-Mudejar style, located on the east side of the Plaza. This is now the office of the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Royal Palace of Madrid
The Royal Palace of Madrid is the official residence of the King of Spain; However, the current kings do not live in it, but in the Zarzuela Palace, so it is used for state ceremonies and solemn acts. Now is when our visit really begins.
Although Juvarra's original project was never carried out, the Royal Palace of Madrid can boast of being the largest inhabited palace in Europe. And we say inhabited because, although the Spanish Royal Family does not reside in it, it is still the place where they have their official residence. As we have commented previously, the building, whose works lasted until 1764 when Carlos III lived in it for the first time, is made up of 135,000 square meters and 3,418 rooms, also highlighting its 870 windows, 240 balconies or the 44 stairs it has. The comparisons are odious but, despite what many believe, the Palace of Versailles, near Paris, has 67,000 square meters, so that of Madrid surpasses it.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included


Reviews

Excellent Tour
johnaF2779YX, 15-08-2022
Rafa did an amazing job leading our tour. He was knowledgeable, entertaining and interesting. Even my teenage children were engaged the entire time.
Walking Tour & Royal Palace
Steve S, 12-08-2022
We had a wonderful time with Rafael. He was extremely informative and friendly. Highly recommend this tour.
Recomendable
F1893VKjavierm, 14-08-2022
Muy buena experiencia. Bien organizado. Recomendable 100%. El guía muy profesional. Estuvimos en familia y pasamos un par de horas muy agradables conociendo la Historia de Madrid
Palacios Real Madrid
Arantxa L, 14-08-2022
Visita increíble, siendo de madrid nos queda mucho que saber, y Maguet, guía e la empresa, no ha enseñado el palacio real e de una manera especial. Muchas gracias, repetiremos con otros tours
Good material badly organized.
Boris_A, 18-09-2022
You need to improve your organization and start tours in time. You called me to move our tour one hour ahead but we ended up starting 30 minutes late.




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