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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.
Multilingual official guide; Free drink at an emblematic café during the tour; Entrance to Prado Museum.
Hotel pickup and drop-off; Food and drinks, unless specified; Other services not specified; Gratuity.
Hours of operation
Available at 10:00am daily from March to October and Wednesday from November to March.
Approximately 3.5 hours.
Departs from and returns to San Nicolás Street nº15, Madrid.
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).
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**