Skip the Line Tickets to the Royal Palace of Madrid and the Prado Museum
Explore two of Madrid’s most popular tourist destinations, the Prado Museum and the Royal Palace of Madrid with tickets from Headout. This guided tour removes the hassle of queues at these venues and allows you to dive right into the tour.
- The Prado Museum houses one of the world’s finest collections of European art, dating from the 12th century to the early 20th century.
- The collection includes 8,200 drawings, 7,600 paintings, 4,800 prints, and 1,000 sculptures in addition to other works of art.
- Works displayed include those by artists Francisco Goya, Hieronymus Bosch, El Greco, Rembrandt, Caravaggio and Diego Velazquez.
- A tour of the Royal Palace, the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family at Madrid.
- Visit the different chambers of the Palace including the Official Lounges, the Royal Armories, and the Royal Pharmacy.
- Explore the opulence of the Palace and see all the artwork and artifacts exhibited.
Why You Shouldn’t Miss This
The 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. The Museum itself hold several thousand pieces of art dating from the 12th century onwards till the early 20th century. The museum celebrates Spanish artists with Spanish artists Francisco Goya and Velazquez being the most extensively represented.
The Royal Palace of Madrid
The Royal Palace of Madrid is the official residence of the royal family of Spain. It is also the largest palace in Europe in terms of the floor space it occupies with its 3,418 rooms. A tour to 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, silverware, along with the world’s only Stradivarius string quintet.
The tour takes place on two consecutive days. On the first day, you will visit the Prado Museum with your guide. There, the guide will take you through the museum and highlight all the most famous pieces while providing you the history of the museum and its development. On the second day, you will travel with your guide for a tour of the Royal Palace of Madrid. There you will see several chambers of the palace, along with its armouries, and art collections.
- Skip The Line Tickets to gain entry
- Local Guide
- Hotel Transfers
Know Before You Go
9:45 AM on the first day and 8:30 AM on the second day.
There is no dress code, however you are requested not to wear anything offensive. It is also recommended that you dress keeping in mind family visitors accompanying you.
This tour is wheelchair accessible.
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 10 minutes.
By metro, you can take the red line (L2) and get off at Metro banco de Espana. Alternatively, you can take the Blue line (L1) and get off at Metro Atocha, which is just one station further.
Royal Palace of Madrid
To reach the Opera Square, you can take the metro red line (L2) and get off at the Opera Station.
Super Flexible Cancellation Policy
You can cancel the tickets up to 24 hours in advance of the date of the Prado tour.
How To Use Your Tickets
You will receive a confirmation email with your tickets shortly after you have made payment for them. Once you have your tickets, you can simply show the tour guide the voucher on your phone to join the tour.
The departure point for the tour is Central Madrid. On the first day, meet the guide next to the Velazquez Statue at Prado Museum. On the second day, meet the guide at the Opera Square next to the statue of Isabel II.
Your ticket is valid only for the days that you specify while booking.
Prado Museum , Madrid