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Skip-The-Line Early Entrance Tour of the Royal Palace of Madrid provided by Julia Travel Madrid

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 22/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Skip-The-Line Early Entrance Tour of the Royal Palace of Madrid
The safety of our passengers and employees has always been our key concern at Julià Travel. The fight against Covid-19 strengthens our commitment to safety and health. Therefore we have adapted our tours to avoid large crowds and we ensured that any places we visit follow high hygiene standards.
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Updated 22/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Avoid usually long lines by booking a skip-the-line tour to one of Madrid’s top tourist attractions. As you tour the official home of Spain’s royal family, your guide shares historical, artistic, and architectural details that are easy to miss if you visit on your own. Plus, a guide leads the way so you don’t have to worry about navigating the site.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Calle de San Nicolás, 15
    Calle de San Nicolás, 15, 28013 Madrid, Spain
    Julià Travel Office
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    Royal Palace of Madrid
    Stop: 105 minutes - Admission included
    Check in at our office and head to the Royal Palace with your guide, just two minutes walking distance from the same. Skip the lines and dive right into the history of this beautiful palace. Did you know its size doubles the one of Buckingham Palace? Build in an Italian baroque style, it was the former residence of the Spanish Monarchy from 1766 to 1931. Nowadays, it still is a great example of the establishment of Madrid as the capital of the kingdom. Today, it holds the most important receptions of the Spanish Crown. Know the audiences, dinner parties and signature of agreements celebrated through the years. Walk around the Armory Square. Marvel at the beautiful tapestries and elegant furniture. Follow your guide through the Grand Staircase, the Throne Room and the Banqueting Hall, among others. Once your guided visit finishes, you can visit the Royal Armory on your own. Make sure not to miss the views from the viewpoint of the Armory square!
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  • You'll end at
    Palacio Real
    28005 Madrid, Spain
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Highlights
  • Beat the crowds into the Royal Palace of Madrid
  • Skip-the-line access grants you more time to explore the historic palace
  • Don’t miss any of the details by listening to your guide on an individual radio
  • Multiple daily start times make it easy to fit the tour into your schedule
Important Information
Departure Point
Calle de San Nicolás, 15, 28013 Madrid, Spain
Duration
1h 45m
Return Details
Palacio Real, 28005 Madrid, Spain
Inclusions
  • Official bilingual guide
  • Skip-the-line access
  • Early Entrance and guided tour to Royal Palace. (depeding on chosen time)
  • Individual radioguided system
  • Admission to the Royal Palace.
  • Entry/Admission - Royal Palace of Madrid
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers, except infants (ages 0 to 4) are free with an accompanied adult
  • This is a shared group experience and may have up to 30 people per tour
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Please keep in mind that the excursion includes several visits on foot
  • Royal Palace visitors are kindly requested to respect the instructions of the Palace Security: Photography and filming are not permitted inside the exhibitions.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Please note that the itinerary is subject to change due to the official acts to be celebrated in the palace.
  • Failure to show up at the established check-in time may entail losing the tour.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Tara N wrote a review Jan 2020
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Excellent tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable and kept the tour interesting. I learned so much in the 2 hours that we were inside of the palace.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Trygve K wrote a review Jan 2020
Oslo, Norway17 contributions4 helpful votes
the guide has done it too many times before and is tired of his own comments, so he tries to boost the experience by laughing of his comments. He does not keep the group together, which is bothersome when the venue is crowded. the headphone system is only so-so . I have seen
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Alex B, Director General at Skip-The-Line Early Entrance Tour of the Royal Palace of Madrid
Responded 28 Jan 2020
Dear Trygve K, Thank you for sharing your Experience. Firstly, I would like to apologise if the content of the tour did not meet your expectations since we strive to provide an outstanding service to our customers. I will pass on their comments to the corresponding manager in charge to see whether there is room for improvement. On a more positive note, I am truly glad to learn you enjoyed the wonders the Royal Palace has to offer. Sincerely, Alex B.
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Jason R wrote a review Dec 2019
Attleboro, Massachusetts15 contributions4 helpful votes
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Perfect tour to Utilize time in Spain. We had nine hours to maximize in Spain. Time well spent at the palace, great tour.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from Alex B, Director General at Skip-The-Line Early Entrance Tour of the Royal Palace of Madrid
Responded 17 Dec 2019
Dear jasonrA9289IR, Thank you for sharing your opinion on our TripAdvisor's profile. I am delighted to see you had an enjoyable experience during your tour to Royal Palace. I look forward to see you again soon! Best regards, Alex B.
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Charles L wrote a review Nov 2019
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The guide was difficult to follow and didn’t keep the group together. Also, her commentary was not really helpful. She had no real stories or info going into each room. She just talked as if we knew what she was pointing to when we were far behind... not a great experience.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from Alex B, Director General at Skip-The-Line Early Entrance Tour of the Royal Palace of Madrid
Responded 29 Nov 2019
Dear charlestlee, I truly apologise if you did not fully enjoy your experience with us. I regret to learn that you did not find useful the information that was given during the tour and it did not live up to your expectations. I will pass this comments to the responsible department to prevent this situation to be repeated. Sincerely, Alex B.
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Denise L wrote a review Nov 2019
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Tour guide was pleasant, but didn’t really give much information outside of what was available. Often she whipped through so fast that she was chattering about the next room when over half the group was in the previous room. No chance for questions. Some of this may have been
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from Alex B, Director General at Skip-The-Line Early Entrance Tour of the Royal Palace of Madrid
Responded 29 Nov 2019
Dear deniselB9275AZ, I would like to thank you for sharing your experience. I regret to learn that you did not fully enjoyed the explanations of our guide and you felt like you missed some bits of the information given due to the organisation. I will transfer your comments to the corresponding department in order to search for improvement. Sincerely, Alex B.
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Bad
As a mother with two children, this was not it. Boring, exhausting for my smallest child and none of us learned any
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crsty014
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Great Time
I had an excellent time during this tour. I learned a lot about the Prado and the tour guide was amazing. (I can’t
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coconutcocoa
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Amazing views
The place is beautiful, full of history, the views are impressive. Love Segovia's town. What a beautiful place.
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Cosmopolitan794158
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Excellent transportation service!
My daughter had a early morning ride scheduled. Driver was at the hotel on time. Driver was courteous and profes
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Planetravellor
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I was not supported by employee but manager was very professional.
I went to but a ticket for 4 days tour. The lady on counter was rude. Other people are not much helpful. Manager wa
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384beny
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Knowledgeable Tour Guide & Professional Organization
We took a full day tour to Toledo on Feb 20. The coordination is professional, well organized. Great value. Pers
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karencC3937HJ
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It was okay.
The Segway experience in its own is pretty fun especially if it’s your first time. Loved it. However kind of expect
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A great way to spend NYE in Madrid
We were in Madrid to enjoy New Year's. The segway tour was a really enjoyable way to go around the park. Allen who
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nanbohlin
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Toledo Lite - At Best
First, I’ll qualify this review by saying I arranged it quickly after deciding I didn’t want to make my own travel
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Madrid Segway tour downtown 1.5
Overall very disappointing. Saw very little of Madrid. We had booked a 1.5 hour downtown tour but the guide was i
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x78240
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Absolutely awesome
This was a great tour, perhaps my favorite one we've done across Barcelona, Sevilla,,Cordoba, and Madrid. Chris wa
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passionflora
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Great tour of Avila and Segovia
This full day tour was well narrated in both English and Spanish. Manolo, our guide, repeated everything exactly i
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OCdance
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Positive Experience
My friend and I chose this tour at the last minute after deciding that trying to visit these sights alone would be
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Voyage791518
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Toledo is beautiful and our tour was great
We took a half day trip from Madrid with Julia travel and while I want MORE time in this lovely city, our tour, and
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Justin B
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Nice short tour
Content was fascinating Tour guide was grand Great half day trip from Madrid we were back in time for lunch and had
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