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Skip-the-Line Tickets to the Royal Palace of Madrid and the Royal Kitchen

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Visit the largest functioning royal palace of Europe and tour Juan Bautista Sachetti’s impressively designed French-style Royal Kitchen with fast track tickets!

Highlights

  • Save time and head right into the Royal Palace with fast-track access to this stunning attraction

  • Discover this magnificent palace and explore the Royal Kitchen, an attraction recently made accessible to the public

  • Admire several beautiful paintings by renowned artists such as Juan de Flandes and Caravaggio

  • Catch unparalleled views of Madrid and the surrounding countryside from the courtyard of the palace

  • Visit the throne room, banqueting rooms, the Royal Armoury, and the pharmacy inside the palace

  • Explore the bakery workshop, preparation room, winner cellar, and liquor store of the Royal Kitchen

Inclusions

  • Skip-the-line entry to the Royal Palace

  • Spanish-guided tour of the Royal Kitchen

Exclusions

  • Hotel transfers

  • Meals

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

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Guests from Italy, United States, Brazil and over 9 countries have loved this experience
Rosa Nydia Acevedo Alfaro

Rosa

3/5

Sep, 2023

The entrance was quick although there was a lack of information about where we would meet and where to enter. What I didn't like was that the guide was not very understandable.
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IRENE ROPERO MOMPEÁN

Irene

4/5

Aug, 2023

Me ha gustado mucho la visita, destacar que la visita guiada que va incluida en la entrada es solo para cocinas, una visitas de más o menos 20 minutos. La guía de las cocinas algo prepotente pero bien. Para hacer la visita al palacio con guía nos dirigimos a la taquilla y enseguida nos metieron en un grupo y por solo 4€ por persona hicimos la visita con una guía espectacular. en general la sensación fue muy buena. Muy recomendable hacerlo con guía.
Susan Boulware

Susan

4/5

Jun, 2023

Seek g the kitchens. However there was an issue with out booking. We thought we had booked a palace AND kitchens tour, in English. When we arrived we discovered it was kitchens only, and in Spanish. One of us speaks a little Spanish so was able to u derogando the gist of the explanations. The other had only the visuals of the kitchens to get a sense of them. Also it would have been very helpful to have more clear directions as to where to go to join the tour. We were a little late as we had no ide where to go.
Elvira Gonzalez Amoedo

Elvira

5/5

May, 2024

The palace is simply beautiful, well-kept and easy to visit.
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Carolina Saiz Ruiz

Carolina

4/5

Jan, 2024

Todo bien, llegamos a la fila y tardamos poco en entrar,.el palacio y las cocinas super bonitos

Begin your tour with a stroll through the Plaza de la Ameria. Besides catching incredible views of the surrounding countryside, you can also appreciate the Baroque architecture of the palace from the courtyard. Information points are located in various rooms inside the palace to help visitors better understand the exhibits. If you are an art-lover, you will find a plethora of famous works by artists such as Francisco de Goya and Caravaggio. Art exhibitions are also often held inside the palace.

Learn more about all the major attractions in the palace such as the Hall of Columns, where Spain signed the agreement to enter the European Union. The Royal Armoury and the Grand Staircase are also fascinating sights. The 2000-square meter Royal Kitchen houses a wealth of preparation rooms and cooking equipment that are over 200 years old.

Royal Palace of Madrid

Monday10:00 AM - 7:00 PMlast entry 6:00 PM
Tuesday10:00 AM - 7:00 PMlast entry 6:00 PM
Wednesday10:00 AM - 7:00 PMlast entry 6:00 PM
Thursday10:00 AM - 7:00 PMlast entry 6:00 PM
Friday10:00 AM - 7:00 PMlast entry 6:00 PM
Saturday10:00 AM - 7:00 PMlast entry 6:00 PM
Sunday10:00 AM - 4:00 PMlast entry 3:00 PM

Important Information

  • The ‘Royal Palace of Madrid’ Android or IOS application can be downloaded before the visit for a more informative experience.

Restrictions

  • Facilities: Wheelchair accessibility.

  • Note that the following is not allowed inside the venues: Pets.

Operating Hours

  • Winter hours (Oct-Mar)

Daily between 10:15am and 5pm

  • Summer hours (Apr-Sept)

Daily between 10:15am and 7om

Closed Dates

  • Closed for the entire day: 1 Jan, 6 Jan, 1 May, 12 Oct, 25 Dec

  • Closed from 3 PM onwards: 25 Dec & 31 Dec

In addition to the planned closings, there may be additional closings motivated by the holding of official acts.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone along with a valid photo ID at the ticket redemption point.

  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry a valid photo ID for verification. Students must show a valid student ID.

Ticket Redemption Point

Your ticket redemption point is Entrance Hall to the Royal Palace of Madrid (Plaza de Oriente, Madrid)

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Getting There

The following means of public transport will bring you here:

  • Bus: Lines 3, 25, 39 and 148

  • Underground: Lines 5 and 2 (Opera station)

  • Commuter train: Príncipe Pío Station

Validity

The ticket is valid only for the date and time that was chosen during booking

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