1. Spain
  2. Community of Madrid
  3. Madrid
  4. Royal Palace of Madrid

Skip-the-Line and Early-Entry Madrid Royal Palace Tour

Product ID: 96750
Admire the most impressive monument in Madrid on this 90-minute guided tour of the Royal Palace. Marvel at the splendor of one of Europe’s best-preserved palaces, which was the official home of Spanish royalty from 1765 to 1931.
About this activity
Duration: 105 minutes
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 3 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the official residence of the Spanish Monarchy from 1765 to 1931
  • Admire one of the most beautiful and best preserved palaces in Europe
  • Enter without delay with your skip-the-line early-entry access
Full description
Madrid’s Royal Palace was built in the 18th century on the site of the Old Alcazar. With its Italian Baroque style, it is one of the most beautiful and best-preserved palaces in Europe and a symbol of the permanence of Madrid as the capital of the kingdom.

You’ll enjoy skip-the-line access as well as early entry to this important monument for a 90-minute guided tour.

The Palace was the official residence of the Spanish Monarchy from 1765 to 1931. Since that time the most important receptions of the Spanish Crown are still celebrated at the Palace. This includes royal audiences, dinner parties, the signing of agreements and the traditional ceremony of the presentation of credential letters of foreign ambassadors to His Majesty the King.
Includes
  • Official bilingual guide
  • Madrid Royal Palace early-entrance guided tour
  • Skip-the-line access
  • Individual radioguided system
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch, beverages and services not specified
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point
Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Cameras
Know before you go
• Royal Palace visitors are kindly requested to respect the instructions of the Palace
• Photography and filming are not permitted inside the exhibitions
• Please note that the itinerary may be subject to change due to official celebrations taking place inside the palace
• Please keep in mind that much of the excursion will be on foot
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 70 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.3 / 5
  • Organization
    4.1 / 5
  • Value for money
    4 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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Some of the rooms were amazing but due to a no photo policy I actually can’t remember everything! I suppose they want you to buy the extras in the shop at the end. I did look at the publications but the pictures in them were really poor. Again rushed through - this seems to be a common theme in Madrid but the one upside to early entry was you were in & out before the crowds arrived so for this reason only I recommend booking early entry Don’t miss going to the armoury - this area was so interesting but again a no photo policy

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July 8, 2019

I would recommend this tour to anyone looking for in depth knowledge of this beautiful Palace. Please not this event is not very stroller friendly. While you are allowed to bring a stroller during the tour, we decided to store it at the onsite locker for 1 Euro and we were very happy with our decision. There are a few flight of steps and some rooms are very compact.

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February 23, 2019

December 7, 2019

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Product ID: 96750