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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

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Overview
Starting time
08:30 or 14:45
Duration
90 minutes
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
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!

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Ticket features
Smartphone tickets accepted
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Skip The Line
What's included
  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Royal Palace Madrid
  • Guided tour of the palace in English and Spanish
  • Entrance to the gardens
Instructions
1
Statue of Isabel II, Plaza Ópera
Plaza de Isabel II, 4, 28013, Madrid
2
Royal Palace 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
Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Key info
Live guide
Bilingual tour guide: the visit takes place in English and Spanish simultaneously
Additional info

Getting to the Meeting Point

Metro: Lines 2 or 5 to Ópera.

Reviews
Jul 8, 2018
Excelentes y profesionales guias, están muy bien educados.
Jun 25, 2018
Meeting place had to find. When found, guide too busy on the cell phone to hold up the Amigo sign. Otherwise, tour was fine
Jun 21, 2018
Perfect guided tour! Elena was the best guide
Jun 19, 2018
Helena was punctual and thorough with the information given.
Jun 12, 2018
Very well organised, wonderful tour guide, very knowledgeable! Really enjoyed the Palace tour
Jun 12, 2018
The guide was organized and made the tour very easy. His explanations of the sights in the palace mainly included only what was on the plaque cards in the room with rare other tidbits thrown in. He spent and equal amount of time speaking English and Spanish. Well worth the price to skip lines and have a guide’s direction. I recommend it.
Jun 11, 2018
Todo pasó muy bien. Nos reunieron en dos grupos según el idioma (español e inglés), nos juntamos a las 08:15- 08:45 y en el Palacio entramos a las 09:15 más o menos. El guía es muy profesional, la historia es muy interesante. Evitamos colas largas y disfrutamos mucho.
May 27, 2018
The guide was very professionel and explain very well. I'm very glad that I choose that kind of visit.
Mar 15, 2018
Bilingual tour guide. Took twice the time, which was very precious for us.
Jul 18, 2018
Es impresionante la cantidad de objetos qué hay y la opulencia con la que vivían

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