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Hapsburgs Madrid Walking Tour and Prado Museum

Highlights / General details

Discover in this walking tour the most emblematic buildings from the Renaissance and Baroque period of Madrid. Habsburg is the name given to Madrid when the Habsburg dynasty reigned in Spain. This reign began with Charles I, who enriched the city with palaces and monuments. Later on, Philip II made it the capital of Spain and the city grew dramatically. The journey through the Renaissance and Baroque style buildings of this era is perhaps one of the most picturesque and representative of Madrid. During the tour, we will stop at one of the most emblematic Cafés of this popular area of Madrid, where you will be offered a drink.

PRADO MUSEUM: The visit will take place in chronological order, starting with the exhibit hall where the masterpieces of J. Bosch (El Bosco) (1450-1516): The Table of the 7 Deadly Sins, The Hay Wain, The temptations of San Antonio, The Stone of Madness and The Garden of Delights, to continue with the rooms devoted to the Greco (1540-1614): The gentleman's hand on his chest, The Trinity, Christ embraced the cross and The Annunciation. Velázquez (1599-1660): The Worship, Drunkards, Equestrian Portraits, the Forge of Vulcan, The Christ, The spinners, Spears and Las Meninas, ending with Goya (1746-1828): The family of Carlos IV picture, The Third of May 1808, Pestles and Black Paintings.

Inclusion

Multilingual official guide; Free drink at an emblematic café during the tour; Entrance to Prado Museum.

Exclusion

Hotel pickup and drop-off; Food and drinks, unless specified; Other services not specified; Gratuity.

Hours of operation

Available: Daily (March - October), Wednesday (November - March); Departs at 10:00am.

Duration

Approximately 3.5 hours.

Location

Departs from and returns to San Nicolás Street nº15, Madrid.

Additional Information

Please be aware that this is a walking tour, we kindly advise you to use comfortable clothes and shoes and come prepared for some walking.

All tours are bilingual (English and Spanish).

Policies

There is a minimum of 2 passengers required for this booking.

Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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