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Madrid’s Prado Museum and El Retiro Park Guided Tour

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Explore the Prado Museum in the company of an expert guide with your skip the line tickets and head straight to the museum entrance. You will also get the chance to explore the magnificent El Retiro Park, one of the world’s most famous parks and one of Madrid’s top attractions.

Highlights

  • Enjoy Skip the Line entry to the Prado Museum, bypass the long queues and head straight into the museum with your local expert who will usher you into the world of artistic expression.
  • Learn about the eclectic collection of the Spanish monarch which includes The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hyeronimus Bosch and The Descent from the Cross by Roger van der Weyden.
  • Wander into the rich flora and fauna of the El Retiro Park, home to 19000 trees from 167 different species, a lake and a wide variety of different sculptures and notable buildings.
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Your Experience

This tour of the Prado Museum will show you the best highlights of the museum. Your guided tour of the Prado Museum begins at the designated meeting point near the museum where you will meet your licensed guide. Your tour guide will then lead you past the long ticket lines, through a brief security check and then into the museum. In the company of a guide, you will breeze through the galleries as your guide shows you the classics, giving you all the information you'll need to make this visit memorable. Some of popular works of art include "The Garden of Earthly Delights" by Hyeronimus Bosch, "The Descent from the Cross" by Roger van der Weyden, "Las Maninas" by Diego Velazquez, Goya's "Maja" series, "Emperor Carlos V on Horseback" by Titian, "David Victorious over Goliath" by Caravaggio and many more.

You will then make your way to the magnificent El Retiro, one of the world’s most famous parks and one of the Madrid’s top attractions. It’s rich flora and fauna makes it quite the marvelous sight that deserves a visit. Although the park is massive, you will still get to see all of El Retiro´s jewels and hidden gems on this tour. Your guide will lead you on a route through the best known sites of El Retiro such as the Crystal Palace, the Gate of Philip IV and the Royal Observatory, as well as to a few places that don’t feature in all the guidebooks. You tour shall end at the park giving you the opportunity to relax at the park for the rest of the day if you choose to.

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Inclusions

  • Skip-the-Line entry to Prado Museum.
  • Licensed tour guide.
  • Walking tour of El Retiro.
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Exclusions

  • Hotel Transfers.
  • Food and beverage.
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Know Before You Go

Timings

This tour runs daily at 10:30 AM. The tour duration is 4 hours.

Guide Languages

This tour is available in English and Spanish.

Blackout Dates

The tour does not operate on the 1st of January, 1st of May and 25th of December.

Accessibility

This tour is wheelchair accessible.

Pro Tip

We highly recommend wearing comfortable footwear.

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Super Flexible Cancellation Policy

You may cancel up to 24 hours for a full refund.

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Troy
Troy
Reviewed in August, 2018

Apparently, many others had early entry, as the Prado was rather crowded. Nevertheless, our guide was superb, and both museums were very interesting. Both should be on the list for anyone visiting Madrid

Ana
Ana
Reviewed in August, 2018

If you have little time in Madrid, this is great by way of introduction to these two important museums. Minerva, our guide, was very good--her background as a student of Art History was definitely a plus. Needless to say we saw the highlights. If you get your ticket to El Prado stamped before leaving you may return later, which is exactly what we did. Highly recommend this tour.

Lola
Lola
Reviewed in August, 2018

The guide is great, the time is too short. You absolutely walk by too many paintings and cannot stop to see them all, though you can stay in the Prado after the tour for as long as you want.

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How to Redeem Your Tickets

You will receive your Prado Museum and El Retiro Park Guided Tour vouchers instantly. Please download and display your voucher on your mobile phone at the meeting point.

Meeting Point

Goya statue, Felipe IV Street, 28014.

How to Get There

By Bus

The closest bus stop to the meeting point is the Neptuno stop.

Validity

These tickets are valid only for the date and time of booking.

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Where?

Goya statue, Felipe IV Street, 28014, Madrid

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