Madrid Royal Palace and Retiro Park guided tour with fast-track access
Attractions & guided tours

Madrid Royal Palace and Retiro Park guided tour with fast-track access

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 4 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit the throne room, the Banquet Hall, Private Royal Apartments and uncover the wonders within
  • Marvel at artworks by Goya and Velázquez
  • Stroll through the Royal gardens, admiring the ornate 19th-century design and flower arrangements
  • Discover El Retiro, Madrid's world-famous central park
What to expect

Visit the Royal Palace of Madrid with an expert professional guide. Admire the throne room, the hall of mirrors, the banquet hall and the private Royal Apartments, seeing a stunning array of tapestries, ceramics, old watches, swords and famous artworks by masters such as Goya and Velázquez. Learn how the Spanish Royal Family lived throughout history and how they live today. You will even have the chance to explore the Palace’s 19th century English gardens, which include two extraordinary neo-classical fountains and some incredible flower arrangements.

Following the tour of the Royal Palace, you will then walk through the city to Madrid´s stunning central city park, El Retiro, a favorite spot for locals and visitors alike to walk, run, visit historic monuments, see exhibitions, relax with friends or simply enjoy their lunch. El Retiro has over 19,000 trees from 167 different species, a lake and a wide variety of different sculptures, notable buildings and gardens which make the park one of Madrid’s top attractions. Despite being incredibly large, it is possible to see all of El Retiro's jewels and hidden gems. On this tour, your guide will lead you on a route through the best-known sites (such as the crystal palace, the gate of Philip IV and the Royal observatory), as well as a few places that don’t feature in all the guide books!

After the end of your tour, you will still have time to enjoy the park relaxing on the grass, enjoying an ice cream or even renting a rowboat and exploring the famous lake.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • What's included
    • Entrance tickets to the Royal Palace (fast-track)
    • Professional bilingual guide
    • Walking tour of El Retiro Park
    What's not included
    • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
    • Food and drinks
    Reduced price
    • Child (3-11 years old): reduced
    • Infants (0-2 years old): free
    Where

      Meeting point:

      Retiro Park visit:

      • 10.15am in Puerta de la Independencia del Retiro, Plaza de la Independencia, 28001 Madrid, Spain

      Royal Palace visit:

      • 12.45pm outside Ópera metro station in Plaza de Isabel II, 28013 Madrid, Spain
      What to remember
      • Comfortable walking shoes recommended
      • Due to the current situation of COVID-19 the explanations of the guide will be given before entering the monument, since guided tours are not allowed inside
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      When
      • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability

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      Provider
      Iberian Events S.L.
      Booking fee
      Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
      Cancellation policy
      Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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