My husband and I found this to be one of the highlights of our trip. We found our guide (Racquel) to be very knowledgable and helpful. It was a very personal tour and the three places visited had great food, great atmosphere and it was a great way to get an introduction to the city on foot. Our guide was extremely helpful in answering questions about the Spanish culture and customs as well. I would highly recommend this tour.
Unfortunately out of all of the tours we took in Madrid and Barcelona, this one was our biggest disappointment. The grounds of the palace were pretty basic and all of the individuals on the tour were Spanish speaking except us so the tour was mostly given in Spanish with a sentence here and there in English. It was difficult to pick up much information. The guide tried to engage us but it just didn't work out very well. The ship museum was good. The boats were interesting to see and read about. I guess I expected more from this tour. If I had it to do over, I guess I might just purchase a train ticket to Aranjuez and get the English headphone tour of the palace that I saw walking in if I bothered to go at all. The city just didn't impress me very much.
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