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.
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 the 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
Walking, in case of taking any taxi or anynkind of public tranport would be under a client's request.
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
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.
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Great tour! Hector was very professional and his knowledge of art and history was obvious. Also we were shown where to eat authentic Spanish food where the locals eat. Thank you Hector!