Embark on a sightseeing bus tour of Madrid and discover the most important buildings, avenues and squares with a brief stop at the Hard Rock Caf' for a complimentary soft drink refreshment and ending with an entrance to the Royal Palace.
Discover Madrid on this 2,5-hour sightseeing tour, get to know the main monuments and its history, from the old Habsburg and Bourbons quarters to the present modern city. During this tour, you will see places such as the Gran V'a, Plaza de Espa'a, University, Moncloa, Calle Mayor, Puerta del Sol, Puerta de Alcal', the bullring, Columbus square with a brief stop at Madrid Hard Rock Caf' for a complimentary soft drink refreshment.
Get on the bus after the break and continue along the Paseo de la Castellana and the Real Madrid stadium Santiago Bernab'u, Plaza Castilla, fountain of Cibeles. Once the sightseeing bus tour is over you will be transferred to Museo Reina Sofia for an unforgettable museum experience. After the sightseeing bus tour is over you will be transferred to the Royal Palace for an unforgettable visit. The Palacio Real de Madrid (Royal Palace of Madrid) is the official residence of the Spanish royal family at the city of Madrid, but is only used for state ceremonies. King Felipe VI and the royal family do not reside in the palace, choosing instead the more modest Palacio de la Zarzuela on the outskirts of Madrid. It is the largest palace in Europe by floor area.
The interior of the palace is notable for its wealth of art and the use of many types of fine materials in the construction and the decoration of its rooms. These include paintings by artists such as Caravaggio, Vel'zquez and Francisco de Goya and others. Other collections of great historical and artistic importance preserved in the building include the Royal Armoury of Madrid, Porcelain, Watches, Furniture, Silverware and the world's only complete Stradivarius string quintet.