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Tickets for Royal Palace Madrid: Skip-The-Line Entrance & Guided Tour

An in-depth exploration of Europe's biggest royal residence with an expert guide

 
Flexible ticket: cancellable up to 24 hours before visit date
Instant ticket delivery
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Skip The Line
Live guide: English, Spanish
Smartphone tickets accepted
Tiqets’ update
Due to the developments in the COVID-19 outbreak, we have extended our cancellation policy.

Overview

Highlights

  • Get palatial in Europe's biggest royal residence, with a mind-boggling 135,000 square meters of sumptuously designed and decorated rooms, halls, galleries and more
  • Take a guided tour of the palace highlights, checking out the Throne Hall, Official Lounges, Royal Armories, Hall of Halberdiers, Painting Gallery, Kitchen, Pharmacy and more!
  • Enjoy incredible views of Madrid from the upper levels, and choose the 08:30 time slot for special early entry one hour before opening time!

Description

Explore the Spanish royal family's official home – all 135,000 square meters of it! Your guide will take you through the majestic throne room, up the marble staircases, navigate the portrait gallery, and show you the fearsome weaponry in the armories. You'll get all the info and context you need to understand this monster residence.

The Spanish monarch's fantastically frescoed palace is officially the largest royal residence in Europe, which means it's very, very big indeed.

And with over 3,000 stunning rooms, you really need an expert guide to get the best out of your visit. Luckily, you'll get just that, skipping the winding queues and getting straight into the palatial action for an all-access tour of the estate.

The Painting Gallery is one of the countless highlights, with works by Caravaggio, Goya, and Sorolla, and the Royal Pharmacy is an extra nosy treat – you can see the real prescriptions given to the kings and queens over the years!

Cap it off with unbeatable views of the surrounding city, and you have a royal affair to remember!

Ticket

What's included

Skip-the-line entrance to the Royal Palace Madrid
Guided tour of the palace in English and Spanish

What's not included

Entrance to the gardens
Additional info

Getting to the Meeting Point

Metro: Lines 2 or 5 to Ópera.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date
  • Changes may be possible for this ticket

Instructions

1
Statue of Isabel II, Plaza Ópera
Plaza de Isabel II, 4, 28013, Madrid
2
Royal Palace of Madrid
s/n,Calle de Bailén, 28071, Madrid
  • Meet your guide on Plaza Ópera, close to the statue of Isabel II. Your guide will be holding a big sign that says AMIGO TOURS. Show them your smartphone ticket!
  • Be at the meeting point 10 minutes before the start of your tour! Latecomers will miss the tour and won't be refunded

Venue

Opening hours

Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed

Ratings & reviews

4.7
81 Reviews
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Nov 4, 2019
the entrance was smooth.
Oct 25, 2019
All the info was very useful . We enjoyed the tour, the experience, and also the palace. We have the oportunity to find out more about your history and also the building and its meaning
Oct 21, 2019
Paula was a great tour guide, who kept the tour interactive and interesting. Great value for money.

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