Jump into the Spanish Golden Age visiting the Royal Palace of Madrid and its gardens. This experience is part of Iconic Insiders, a selection of tours designed for first-time visitors to uncover what matters and get oriented in a new city. Your destination insider is a licensed guide who will offer recommendations and highlight the most visually attractive places of the itinerary.
Begin your experience admiring the palace's impressive architecture, and take the most instagrammable shots at the gorgeous English gardens, that make this building one of the most important icons in Madrid. Accompanied by your expert guide, you'll enter the most unique rooms of the palace, such as the Throne Room, whose ceiling was painted by Tiepolo, the Hall of Alabarderos, the Ballroom Carlos III and, the Salita Gasparini, with its grand 18th-century decoration on a floral theme. You'll also have the opportunity to admire the impressive artworks of the Spanish artists, Goya and Velázquez and, international painters such as Juan de Flandes and Caravaggio.
Don't miss the chance to learn the history of how this building evolved from a Moorish fortress to an official monarchy's residence being also an Alcazar, as well as the anecdotes of the royal families that used to live there. All of them the way you love, in a personalized way.