Tailored to the needs of travelers with limited time in Madrid, this 2-hour sightseeing tour provides a comprehensive overview of Spain’s capital city and includes convenient hotel pickup. Stay cool in an air-conditioned coach as you tick off top Madrid attractions such as Gran Via, Plaza Mayor, and the Almudena Cathedral. Upgrade your tour with touristic options designed to enhance your time in Madrid: choices include entry to the Prado Museum or Reina Sofia Museum, a tour of Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, or a visit to the Royal Palace (Palacio Real).
Your tour begins at your Madrid hotel, where you’ll board an air-conditioned coach for a panoramic tour of Spain’s capital city. Your first stop is at two top Madrid attractions: the Royal Palace (Palacio Real) and Almudena Cathedral. As you gaze at the elaborate designs of each landmark, your guide provides history-rich commentary.
Then, proceed to Madrid’s old town, a medieval myriad of narrow streets and monuments dedicated to the Hapsburg dynasty. Absorb the colossal grandeur of Plaza Mayor and Puerta del Sol, two bustling squares, and then enjoy the greenery of Parque del Buen Retiro.
The next stop is in Madrid’s financial district, replete with skyscrapers and modern architecture, where you’ll visit Plaza de Toros de las Ventas — one of the world’s most iconic bullfighting rings — and Santiago Bernadeau Stadium, home to Real Madrid FC.
After admiring the beautiful Plaza de Cibeles, your tour concludes in Plaza de Mayor. Depending on the upgrade option you selected at booking, continue your tour at the Prado Museum, Reina Sofia Museum, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, or with a walking tour and visit to the Royal Palace (Palacio Real).
Please see the Additional Info section for further details of each tour grade.