Private tour to Historical Madrid with the Prado museum (skip the lines)

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Tour Number

Activity Level

389726


Categories

Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Children are welcome, but bear in mind that at the museum it can be diffcult to maintain their attention if they are too small.

Friendly: Yes.
The worst inconvenient is that during the visit we will pass by some narrow, rises and uncomfortable streets.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (fluent), Italian (fluent), French (fluent), English (fluent)

4 h in a private walking tour, including the Prado museum


For 4 hours, we will discover some of the most beautiful and charming historical highlights of the city. We will start by visiting the astonishing Prado museum, one of the most important pictorial museums in the world. The visit to the museum should last for about an hour and a half, but I am at your disposal, so, we can expand it or reduce it.

We will start our walking tour by admiring the beauty of Neptune, Apolo and Cibeles fountains, three myhtological Greek deities. We will also hear anecdotes about Cervantes, our best writer and we will contemplate the beauty of the Spanish parliament. We will continue towards the Puerta del Sol, which is the most famous square of the city.

We will also visit the Plaza Mayor, an spectacular square ended 4 centuries ago and part of the oldest district of Madrid, Madrid of the Habsburgs. During the visit, you will disover some typical bars and restaurants.

Itinerary

We will start by visiting the famous Prado museum, considered one of the top pictorial museums in the world. At the museum is recomended a visit of 1 hour and a half, but it can be expanded or reduced according to the client's needs.

The beginning of the walking tour will be at the Prado avenue, the avenue has always been one of the main arteries of the city due to beauty of its mythological fountains, Neptune, Apolo and Cibeles, the importance of its museums like the Prado and the Thyssen Bornemisza , the splendor of some of its buildings as the City Hall, the Bank of Spain, the Stock Exchange and the monument to the Fallen Soldier.

We will also see our Parliament, where we will learn some interesting anecdots of our history, we will continue exploring the Literary Quarter, home of the best Spanish writers, finally we will end our tour at the Puerta del Sol, the most famous square in the capital.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: It can be at your hotel, at any place at the city centre, although I woul suggest to meet up at the Goya's statue at the Prado museum.
Subway: Banco de España

End location: It can be at your hotel, at any place at the city centre or even at the Prado museum, in case of changing the order of the visit.

Duration: 4 hours

Transportation

Walking, in case of taking any taxi or anynkind of public tranport would be under a client's request.

What’s Included

My services as your private tour guide for the duration of the tour and the visit to the Prado museum.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 Euros - 15 euros for the ticket at the Prado museum
Should you wish to buy a cup of coffee, snacks or drinks.
Personal expenses or souvenirs.
A coffee costs between 1,30 to 2,5 euros

What’s Extra

Snacks, lunch, drinks, entrance fees
Taxis or transportation (if needed)
Souvenirs

Restrictions

I am not a driver guide but I can arrange for a car and driver upon request. Or, if you have rented a car yourself, I can drive it so that you can enjoy the tour and the landscape.

A Recent Review of this tour

Wonderful knowledge of history and art. Applied it beautifully to our tour in a very clear and understandable way. Also a great walking tour of the central city.
Richard Bernheimer

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