Combine a sightseeing trip to some of Madrid’s top landmarks with an insider’s Real Madrid tour during this 3-hour experience. It’s a great way to get a quick overview for the many incredible landmarks, both contemporary and historical, that define this impressive Spanish city.
Start your trip from central Madrid at 9am heading first on a sightseeing overview of the many architectural landmarks spanning the Arab, Habsburg and medieval eras of Madrid. Head first to the Barrio de la Moreria (Moorish quarter) to learn about the city’s Moorish roots. Then check out the Plaza Mayor, Plaza de la Villa and Calle Mayor, Prado Museum and numerous fountains which defined Madrid’s renaissance and baroque Habsburg periods.
You’ll also pass by such sights as Puerta de la Opera, Puerta del Sol and Monumento de la Encarnacion, discovering how the reign of King Charles III in the 18th century lead to a flowering of scientific and cultural output in Madrid. You’ll also swing by the Royal Palace to admire its intricate façade, before continuing along the city’s elegant Gran Vía and Paseo de la Castellana boulevards. As the tour rolls on, you’ll also get to see famous squares like the Plaza de España and Puerta de Alcala, along with the city’s iconic Retiro park, before passing Madrid’s bullring and university.
Begin part two of your excursion by heading next to Santiago Bernabeu, the renowned stadium of Real Madrid, one of the country's (and the world’s) most famous soccer clubs. During your visit you’ll gain special access to normally off-limits sections of the facility, including its locker rooms, press room, bench and pitch. Finish with a look at the stadium museum, adorned with countless trophies and mementos celebrating this iconic club.
End your excursion at the stadium, where you can take you time to finish your exploration at your leisure.