Visit the Royal Palace of Madrid with an expert professional guide. Admire the throne room, the hall of mirrors, the banquet hall and the private Royal Apartments, seeing a stunning array of tapestries, ceramics, old watches, swords and army and famous artworks by grand masters such as Goya and Velázquez. Learn how the Spanish Royal Family have lived throughout history and how they live today. You will even have the chance to explore the Palace’s 19th century English gardens, which include two extraordinary neo-classical fountains and some incredible flower arrangements.
Following the tour of the Royal Palace, you will then walk through the city to Madrid´s stunning central city park, El Retiro, a favorite spot for locals and visitors alike to walk, run, visit historic monuments, see exhibitions, relax with friends or simply enjoy their lunch. El Retiro has over 19,000 trees from 167 different species, a lake and a wide variety of different sculptures, notable buildings and gardens which make the park one of the world's most famous parks and one of Madrid’s top attractions. Despite being incredibly large, it is possible 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 guide books.
Here your tour will finish, leaving you with the opportunity to relax on the grass, enjoy an ice cream or even rent a rowboat and explore the park's famous lake.