The'Prado National Museum (Museo Nacional del Prado)'dates back almost 200 years has been described as a museum of painters not of paintings. The museum features'largest holdings of Bosch, Titian, El Greco, Rubens, Vel'zquez and Goya, some numbering more than 100 works. This admission ticket gets you in to explore at your leisure during museum opening hours.
Travel from Madrid to Toledo, a national monument to Spain's art and history, and discover a treasure trove of El Greco artworks. Experience Toledo's past on a guided walk along cobblestone alleyways, and explore this World Heritage-listed city's medieval architecture and fortified city walls. As Toledo is on Madrid's doorstep, you can easily take a Toledo tour in the morning or afternoon, explore in-depth on a Toledo day trip, or enjoy a Toledo and Madrid combo tour.
Experience the grandeur of Spain on a guided half-day visit to El Escorial monastery and the Valley of the Fallen monument from Madrid. Discover why the Baroque-style El Escorial complex was considered the eighth wonder of the world, and admire the poignant sculptures of the Valley of the Fallen monument, erected in memory of the millions who died in the Spanish Civil War. You'll gain insights into Spain's intriguing history at these symbolic monuments, reflecting the Spanish monarchy, church and 20th-century conflict, and have the option to include a half-day city tour of the highlights of Madrid.
Visit Andalusia's most famous cities ' Cordoba, Seville, and Granada ' on a 4-day immersion in the home of flamenco, tapas, and Andalusian culture. You'll travel from Madrid to Cordoba to stroll through cobbled lanes in the city's Jewish quarter, then spend two nights in Seville, the birthplace of flamenco. Admire Granada's Moorish architecture at the World Heritage-listed Alhambra, and take a walk through the medieval walled city of Toledo. This comprehensive tour highlights the essential attractions of Andalusian Spain in four days, with 4-star hotel accommodation for all three nights. Please note: Entrance to the Alhambra is not guaranteed due to high demand.
Soak up Spain's fascinating history and legendary culture on an Avila and Segovia day trip from Madrid. Explore the walled city of Avila, Spain's best-preserved 11th-century fortified town, and discover why it is known as the City of Stones and Saints. Then unravel centuries of history in the city of Segovia, from its two-tiered Roman aqueduct to its Moorish fort and stunning Gothic cathedral. With the option to indulge in a gastronomic lunch, your trip to these two UNESCO World Heritage sites is a feast for all the senses!
Catch football (soccer) fever at a live Real Madrid match in Santiago Bernab'u Stadium. Visit the spectacular stadium in Madrid and sit side by side with passionate, local football fans. Watch as one of the world's best teams takes to the pitch to show off their envious skills, while competing against other top Spanish clubs. Soak up the intoxicating atmosphere in the stands as spectators get caught up in the excitement, chanting and shouting encouragement at their sporting heroes on the pitch below.
What better way to get to know Madrid than by taking a guided tour with a local guide? Explora-Norte will allow you to know the stories and legends and emblematic corners of yesterday's Madrid to enjoy today's Madrid.
Take your time on a 5-day tour of Spain that guides you round Andalusia's most famous cities: Seville, Cordoba, Toledo and Granada. Visit the birthplace of flamenco in Seville, see the home city of El Greco in Toledo and be amazed by the Moorish gardens of the Alhambra. You'll also see Spain's oldest bullring in Ronda on this five days in Spain itinerary, and soak up the beauty of Spain's resort coast, the Costa del Sol. Highlighting the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Cordoba, Seville, Granada and Toledo, this tour takes you deep into the heart of Andalusia, Spain's most colorful and distinctive region. Dinner and breakfast are included, and enjoy a choice of standard or superior hotel accommodation for all four nights.Upgrade your experience and enjoy a 6-day tour in which you will be visiting the amazing city of Caceres on the first day, followed by a stop and a night's accommodation at the Moorish city of Cordoba.
Zip through the streets of Madrid on a revolutionary Segway! Not only is it easy but, loads of fun as well. You will see the Royal Palace, the Almudena, Templo de Debod and the Mayor and de Espana Plaza's on this unique tour. Numbers are limited to 10 people on this small-group tour, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your guide.
Madrid de los Austrias: Know the story in a different way.The route is perhaps one of the most picturesque and Madrid. This is the name given to Madrid from the time when the Habsburg dynasty reigned in Spain. This reign began with Carlos I, who enriched the city with palaces and monuments. Later, when Felipe II made it into capital of Spain the city grew remarkably.
Sample Spanish nightlife and Madrid's tasty tapas on an evening walking tour that will tantalize your taste buds! Led by an entertaining foodie guide, this walking tour is the best introduction to the laid back Madrileno lifestyle. You'll visit Madrid's tucked-away corners and feast on tasty treats you would never discover on your own, leaving you with a lasting feeling for Madrid and its people, and an appetite for its fabulous food and drink!Special Offer - Price displayed includes a 17% discount off the local admission price! - Book Now!
Feel the passion and heat of Spain's traditional dance at the legendary Cafe de Chinitas flamenco show. Be swept up in the rhythm as an internationally renowned flamenco group of artists perform Spain's national dance, against a background of beautiful Spanish tiles inspired by Granada's Alhambra. Some of the greatest names in flamenco have sung and danced on stage, and no Spanish trip is complete without experiencing flamenco in Madrid. Watch the show with a drink or choose the dinner option to include a traditional Spanish meal.