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Take a sightseeing overview tour of Madrid during this 2.5-hour tour of the city by air-conditioned bus. During the course of your ride you're sure to get a sense of the many centuries of history, landmarks, culture and architecture that give this unique Spanish capital its distinct charm.
Our tour starts in our centrally located terminal. You will visit the Barrio de la Morería, where you'll get a sense for the city's ancient foundations that date back to the medieval era, and admire the elegant design of the city's Royal Palace, proceeding by bus next to the Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa, two iconic city plazas that exemplify the baroque and renaissance styles favored by Spanish monarch King Philip II in the 16th century.
Following we will go Cibeles Fountain (Fuente de la Cibeles), one of Madrid's most famous sights, along with the elegant neoclassical beauty of the Alcalá Gate (Puerta de Alcalá). Drive next along Madrid's broad Gran Vía avenue, along with its Paseo de la Castellana towards Barrio Salamanca, where you'll have a chance to explore a more modern version of the Madrid cityscape. Then drive past the city's renowned Santiago Bernabéu Stadium (home of Real Madrid) and the famous Las Ventas bullring. Your tour includes a soft drink at the Hard Rock Café and will at our meeting point.
At the end you will be dropped off at the Thyssen Bornemisza with your skip the line ticket to visit by your own some of the best art at Madrid with over 1000 works of art and covers genres from medieval and Gothic to experimental avant-garde, including impressionism and cubism. You can admire works from the likes of Canaletto, Cezanne, Dalí, Kandinsky, Matisse, Monet, Picasso, Rembrandt, Rubens and Van Gogh.
Hotel pick-up from select hotels in Madrid; English/Spanish speaking guide; Skip the line ticket for the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum; Soft drink at Hard Rock Cafe.
Hotel drop-off; Food and beverages; Personal expenses; Gratuities.
Hours of operation
Available daily at 9:00am and Tuesday - Sunday at 3:00pm.
Approximately 4 hours.
Departs from and returns to VPT Bus Terminal: C/ Ferraz 3, 28008 Madrid.
We suggest wearing comfortable clothing and comfortable shoes.
Please bring your camera because you’re sure to have special memories.
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**