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The Prado Museum, officially known as Museo Nacional del Prado, the most famous art museum in Spain

The Arts in Madrid

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The Prado Museum, officially known as Museo Nacional del Prado, the most famous art museum in Spain
Marvel at Spain’s fascinating history and appreciate peerless collections of arts in one the world’s greatest capitals—the city of Madrid!
Spain
Cultural

Highlights

Walking tour of Madrid with a visit of the Royal Palace

Visit the Prado Museum, the main Spanish national art museum

Discover the Royal Monastery of El Escorial 

Visit the Valley of the Fallen, a monument erected in honor of those who died during the Spanish Civil War

Enjoy a walking tour around the city in pursuit of the most iconic structures and landmarks. Explore the Royal Palace of Madrid, one of the grandest palaces in Europe featuring countless pieces of art in the interiors. You will also visit the Prado Museum, the capital’s most famous art museum, and the magnificent Royal Monastery of El Escorial, which was designed as a residence of kings, a monastery, and a royal pantheon. Head to the beautiful valley in the Mountains of Guadarrama to see the Valley of the Fallen, a Catholic basilica and famous monument built as a memorial of those who died during the Spanish Civil War. Discover the rest of Madrid at your own leisure or perhaps join workshops and classes to learn Spanish culture and heritage.

This tour departs every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

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Included

4-night accommodation in a 3-star hotel (upgrades available)
Daily breakfast
Arrival and departure transfers from/to airport
Panoramic tour and walking tour of Madrid
Guided tour of the Prado Museum
Visit the Royal Monastery of El Escorial and the Valley of the Fallen

Itinerary

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Day 1
Madrid

Meet your driver at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure.

Day 2
Madrid

Following breakfast at your hotel, you will enjoy a walking tour of the city, including a visit of the Royal Palace. Discover the most emblematic buildings from the Renaissance and Baroque periods. During the tour, stop at a Café where you will enjoy a break. Then, continue onto the Royal Palace which was built in the XVIII century. It is one of the most beautiful and best-preserved palaces in Europe and a symbol of the permanence and consolidation of Madrid as the capital of the kingdom. 

Breakfast
Day 3
Madrid

Today, you will discover more of Madrid's art highlights with a guided tour of the Prado Museum and a panoramic tour of the city. 

Breakfast
Day 4
Madrid

After breakfast, visit the Royal Monastery of El Escorial, an architectural ensemble declared a World Heritage Site, and the Valley of the Fallen, a basilica that stands out for its gigantic size. You will have the afternoon at leisure. 

Breakfast
Day 5
Madrid

After breakfast, you will transfer to Madrid airport. 

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
Spanish
Currency
Euro
4 nights
from AUD1,195
per person, twin share
Madrid (Tuesday, Thursday & Friday)
1 January – 31 December 2020

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