Madrid:Private Walking Tour and Royal Palace
- 4 Hours
- 4 Hours
- On request
An enjoyable walk through an excellent area, discovering the history of Madrid from the time it was chosen as the capital. Our tour begins in Plaza de Oriente, where the Royal Palace, La Almudena Cathedral and famous Royal Theatre are located. We set off for Plaza Mayor, one of the loveliest spots in the city. Our route takes us to Calle del Cordon, Plaza de la Villa, in the heart of Madrid, and the traditional San Miguel Market. We enter Plaza Mayor through Cuchilleros Arch. The area around the square is home to some of Madrid's most famous restaurants: Botin and Las Cuevas de Luis Candelas, as well as a number of the capital's tapas spots.
Once inside Plaza Mayor, we learn all about the history of this famous square. From there, we walk along Calle de la Sal to Calle Mayor, passing by the famous Chocolateria de San Gines cafe. After walking through Puerta del Sol, we cross Calle Arenal and continue to Plaza de Callao.
We will visit the Royal Palace. A beautiful example of 18th-century architecture, the palace is one of the best preserved in Europe. The tour includes the Main staircase. Halberdiers Room, Hall of Columns, Throne Room and China Room. Gala Dining Room, Silver, Musical Instrument and Royal Dinnerware collections. The Central courtyard, Royal Chapel and new rooms.
Duration: 4 Hours
Departs: 9 a.m. - Returns: 1 p.m.