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Royal Palace of Madrid 1.5-Hour Guided Tour

  • Get an insider glimpse in Madrid's Royal Palace (Palacio Real)
  • See the best of the palace's 3,000 rooms
  • Avoid waiting at the entrance with a skip-the-line ticket
Royal Palace of Madrid 1.5-Hour Guided Tour
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90 min guided tour through Madrid Royal Palace
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90 min guided tour through Madrid Royal Palace
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With more than 3,000 rooms, the Royal Palace (Palacio Real) in Madrid offers visitors a wealth of treasures. Make sure you see the best of the palace on a guided tour designed to enhance your experience of the top Madrid landmark. Plus, a skip-the-line admission ticket means you’ll avoid queues often in excess of one hour.

What to Expect

Your tour begins at an easy-to-find meeting point outside of the Royal Palace, where you’ll greet your guide and begin exploring some of the palace’s 3,000 rooms. Admire highlights, such as the Throne Room and the Hall of Alabarderos, and look out for paintings by the likes of Caravaggio and Velazquez.

See, too, the former chambers of previous kings of Spain and learn about the palace’s rich history through your guide’s commentary. After an hour and a half, you’ll be free to continue exploring the palace independently.

Reviews (25)
1 - 5 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2018
Royal Palace

Can be hot in the summer, bring water. They don't let you take pictures of the ?Sabatini rooms. Would not recommend human guided tour, seems audio guided tour is cheaper and covers the same material.

2  Thank khaliljaan
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile
Good Tour, Probably Best As Part of A Package

This was a goods tour to go on. It was short 1.5-2hrs. However I think it would be best to do this as a package deal. Like the palace and a museum or a discounted ticket. Definitely worth skipping the line for. They don't tell...More

Thank Sydster13
Reviewed 2 May 2018
an absolute must

exceptional tour led by knowledgable pablo do not miss this if you go to Madrid...supurb tour of an amazing palace.

3  Thank jeff c
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile
Poorly run company results in an unpleasant tour

We booked the tour couple of months in advance and were ready for a great experience since we’ve mostly had positive experiences with Viator. This one has made us change our opinion... The tour guide, Barbara, was on time as instructed in our voucher sporting...More

4  Thank vidalarn
Reviewed 17 April 2018
Tour guide did not show up

We used Viator to book a tour of the Royal Palace of Madrid. The supplier for this tour was Pancho Tours. We arrived at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour was supposed to start. Since no tour guide showed up at 11:30 a.m.,...More

3  Thank 479naran
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John W
29 August 2018|
Response from Sydster13 | Reviewed this property |
I have not come across the Skip The Line option without a guided tour. Have you tried the palace website? The tours are not that bad. Most of the people I saw were with a tour guide. The tours use radio stations and head... More
Michelle E
23 June 2018|
Response from Sydster13 | Reviewed this property |
For group tours it is advance only.