Choose from a morning or afternoon city sightseeing tour, then head to the Plaza de España in central Madrid to meet your guide and hop aboard your air-conditioned coach. The capital of Spain, Madrid boasts a wealth of fascinating culture and heritage with new discoveries waiting round every corner.
Head through the Barrio de la Morería and gain insight into the city’s medieval origins. Listen as your guide describes the Royal Alcazar of Madrid — an ancient Arabic fortress — and admire the imposing façade of the Royal Palace of Madrid. In Madrid Rio, cruise from Puente del Rey to Puente de Segovia and take in top city sights along the way.
Hop out of your coach to admire Baroque and Renaissance architecture up close in impressive town squares such as Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa — once frequented by the regal King Philip II of Spain in the 16th century. Take in top city attractions such as the famous Cybele's Fountain (Fuente de la Cibeles) — widely considered among Madrid's most significant symbols — and the magnificent neoclassical Alcalá Gate (Puerta de Alcalá).
Travel down Gran Vía and Paseo de la Castellana to Barrio Salamanca to gain insight into the modern Madrid of today. See the imposing Santiago Bernabéu Stadium and marvel at the impressive Las Ventas — considered by many to be the home of traditional Spanish bullfighting.
Continue on to Plaza de Colón and alight from your coach before heading on foot to Madrid’s famous Hard Rock Cafe for an included drink. After 2.5 hours exploring the top city attractions of the Spanish capital, head back to your starting point to conclude your tour.