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Get inside the residence of the Royal Family with your official guide
Take the most unique photos of the palace's English gardens
Visit the main rooms and learn the history in a personalized way
What to expect
Jump into the Spanish Golden Age visiting the Royal Palace of Madrid and its gardens. This experience is part of Iconic Insiders, a selection of tours designed for first-time visitors to uncover what matters and get oriented in a new city. Your destination insider is a licensed guide who will offer recommendations and highlight the most visually attractive places of the itinerary.
Begin your experience admiring the palace's impressive architecture, and take the most instagrammable shots at the gorgeous English gardens, that make this building one of the most important icons in Madrid. Accompanied by your expert guide, you'll enter the most unique rooms of the palace, such as the Throne Room, whose ceiling was painted by Tiepolo, the Hall of Alabarderos, the Ballroom Carlos III and, the Salita Gasparini, with its grand 18th-century decoration on a floral theme. You'll also have the opportunity to admire the impressive artworks of the Spanish artists, Goya and Velázquez and, international painters such as Juan de Flandes and Caravaggio.
Don't miss the chance to learn the history of how this building evolved from a Moorish fortress to an official monarchy's residence being also an Alcazar, as well as the anecdotes of the royal families that used to live there. All of them the way you love, in a personalized way.
COVID-19 informationThe following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
2-hour private tour
Friendly and local guide
Skip-the-line tickets for the Royal Palace
Plaza de Isabel II, 8, 28013 Madrid, Spain
In front of Ópera metro station.
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.
Important to know
- This is a private tour for a group up to 10 guests. Tell the guide what you want and let them focus on your interests
- This tour is wheelchair accessible