Skip the Line Guided Tour of Prado Museum & Royal Palace
Explore two of Madrid’s most popular tourist destinations, the Prado Museum and the Royal Palace of Madrid with tickets on this one day tour where you get to visit both. This guided tour removes the hassle of queues at these venues and allows you to dive right into the incredible history and treasures that the attractions hold.
- Enjoy a guided tour of the Royal Palace, the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family at Madrid.
- Choose between English and Spanish-guided tours
- Visit the chambers of the Palace including the Official Lounges, the Royal Armories, and the Royal Pharmacy.
- Tour the famed Prado Museum home to one of the world’s finest collections of European art, dating from the 12th century to the early 20th century.
- The collection includes almost 20,000 works of art by artists like Francisco Goya, Hieronymus Bosch, El Greco, Rembrandt, Caravaggio, and Diego Velazquez.
Enjoy a Guided Tour of the Royal Palace
The Royal Palace of Madrid is the official residence of the royal family of Spain. A tour of the Royal Palace is an opportunity to witness the opulence and splendour in which royalty live their lives. The tour will also include visiting the exhibits that include pieces from the royal art collection, and other collections of significant artistic and historic importance, including watches, furniture, and the world’s only Stradivarius string quintet. Make sure that you admire the views of Madrid from this exquisite vantage point before you conclude your visit. Your tour of the Royal Palace should take about 90 minutes, after which you will have plenty of time to wander, shop or grab a bite to eat. Then you will have plenty of time to make your way to the Prado Museum meeting point for the second tour.
Tour the Famed Prado Museum
Your experience starts off with a walk down the beautiful Paseo del Prado, a beautiful avenue filled with trees and ornate fountains that were given to the capital by King and mayor, Carlos III. The avenue leads to the Prado Museum, and from there you will be diving deep into the cultural and artistic history of Europe by touring through the collection of artwork that is housed in the Museum. Your guide will take you through the museum and highlighting the most famous pieces while providing you with the history of the museum and its development. You're free to roam about the museum on your own, after which your experience will end, with you having had your fill of the exceptional art and architecture that Madrid is famous for!
- Skip-the-line tickets to the Royal Palace and the Prado Museum
- Expert English or Spanish-speaking guide
- Hotel Transfers
Know Before You Go
This ticket offers the following variants you can choose from:
- English Guided Tour
- Spanish Guided Tour
Please note that both the tours take place on the same day. However, this experience is a combo of two tours, and not one single tour with two visits. You will have to reach both meeting points on your own to take part in the tours.
From 1 Jun, the tour will operate on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, every week.
First Part of the Tour - Royal Palace
The tour begins at Royal Palace. Please meet your tour guide at the designated meeting point at least 10 minutes before the tour starts.
Second Part of the Tour - Prado Museum
The tour begins at Prado Museum. Please meet your tour guide at the designated meeting point at least 10 minutes before the tour starts.
Super Flexible Cancellation Policy
You may cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
You will receive an email with your Skip the line Combo: Guided tour of Royal Palace + Guided tour of Prado Museum voucher shortly. Please download and display your voucher along with valid photo ID at both meeting points for both tours.
Royal Palace Tour
You will have to meet your guide at 8:30 AM at Opera Station for your tour of the Royal Palace. We recommend that you get to the meeting point ten minutes before the start of the tour.
Prado Museum Tour
For your tour of the Prado Museum, you will have to meet your guide at Velazquez Statue at 5:15 PM. We recommend that you get to the meeting point ten minutes before the start of the tour.
The Velazquez statue is right outside the Prado. The museum is centrally located, and a good point of reference is the Cibeles Plaza. Once you reach the Cibeles plaza, you can walk to the museum along the Paseo del Prado. The walk should take you about 10 minutes.