Skip-the-Line Prado Museum Tour & Madrid City Stroll

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From $47.83

4 reviews   (5.00)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 2 hours

Departs: spain, spain

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.


The ideal experience for art and architecture lovers in Madrid. You’ll take a fully-guided tour of one of Europe’s premier art museums and enjoy a close encounter with works by Raphael, Goya, El Greco, Bosch, and more. The highlight is Velazquez’s beautiful and enigmatic “Las Meninas”, one of the most famous works ever painted; learn what makes it great as well as why it still holds many mysteries. You’ll also stroll down Madrid’s prettiest street, the Paseo del Prado, to see stunning monuments and buildings, like the Banco de España, and learn about the city’s royal history from your local expert guide.

What's Included

Local English-speaking guide

Prado Museum Tour

Skip the Line entrance ticket to Prado Museum

Small group tour (max 15 pax)

What's Not Included


Hotel Pick-Up / Drop-Off

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 1
  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 14
  • ADULT: Age: 15 - 99

Additional Info

  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended.
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Photography is not permitted inside the Prado Museum.
  • Please note that guests may only carry small handbags inside Prado Museum. Larger backpacks, umbrellas and sharp items, etc. must be left at the cloakroom. It is the responsibility of the guest to return to the entrance to collect these after the tour par
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Please ensure that all members of your party have a valid ID on them on the day of the visit. This is particularly important for guests who have qualified for child reduction.
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Walks comply with all local government regulations. You may need to wear a mask or provide proof of vaccination to enter certain venues. Please refer to Madrid government guidelines for the most up to date information

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

You’ll meet your local expert guide and small group in front of the CentroCentro Museum, formally the headquarters of the Spanish Postal Service, and also one of the most photographed buildings in Madrid!

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Paseo del Prado
Take a stroll down Madrid’s most famous and beautiful street, the Paseo del Prado, stopping at iconic monuments like the Cibeles Palace, Banco de España and the fountains of Neptune and Apollo. These structures reflect Spain’s glorious past as a global empire, and your local expert guide will tell you the story of the empire’s rise and fall.

25 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Prado National Museum
Skip any lines at the Prado Museum and enjoy a full tour of one of the greatest collections of art on earth. This used to be the private collection of the Spanish Crown, and today you’ll gape at paintings by Goya, Rubens, Titian, El Greco, Hieronymus Bosch, and the largest collection of works by Italian Masters outside of Italy. The highlight is Diego Velazquez’s “Las Meninas”, one of the most coveted and mysterious paintings ever made. Your guide will explain its significance as well as the mysteries that still surround it. They have spent years studying art and will help you decode everything you see in a way that is both accessible and engaging. Whether you’re a seasoned art lover or rarely set foot inside a museum, you’ll walk away with a much greater appreciation for fine art and the royal splendor of Madrid.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included


Great highlights tour of an overwhelming museum
andiamojessica, 31-10-2019
It's easy to get "museum'd out" at a place like the Prado, packed as it is with world-class masterpieces (and a whole lot more paintings that you probably don't know but should). This tour zeroes in on all of the "can't miss" pieces in the collection, expertly guiding you from room to room, and—best of all—ends inside the Prado so you can go back through at your own pace to re-visit anything you saw or browse the pieces you missed the first time. The art history we learned during the tour was the ideal level of educational without being overly lecture-y, and I felt smarter at the end of the tour—always a good sign.
Maximum Madrid
Robsessed, 12-07-2019
Put the guidebook down and let a Madrid local lead the way. Superb insight and knowledge of her native capital, Marta was our excellent host, inviting us to explore a city she clearly loves to share.
Excellent way to spend the afternoon!
CiaranB31, 12-06-2019
I thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Our guide Marta was very informative, and her knowledge and passion for the museum was superb. Would definitely recommend.
Museum talk made Enjoyable
George_M, 24-06-2019
Our tour guide Carlos was awesome, very smart , knowledgeable, and funny. I learned so much in 2 hours and never got tired

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