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Madrid Top 10 Things to Do
Find out why Madrid is one of the most visited cities in the world and experience the charm of Spain's elegant capital. See treasures of the art world at the museums that make up Madrid's Golden Triangle of Art. Explore royal buildings, historic public spaces and beloved landmarks. Get a taste of culture with evening flamenco shows and tapas food tours. Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites on day trips from Madrid.
On your next trip to Madrid, check these things to do off your bucket list!
1. Discover an unparalleled collection of European art at the Prado Museum, including the famous Las Meninas by Velazquez
2. Admire the grand interiors, gardens and rooms of the Madrid Royal Palace with a skip the line ticket
3. Complete your visit to Madrid’s Golden Triangle of Art with skip the line tickets to the Reina Sofia Museum and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
4. Spend some time in the scenic El Retiro Park, where you can admire perfectly groomed gardens, relax by the pond or take a boat ride
5. Witness the captivating artistry of dancers, singers and musicians on an evening Flamenco show
6. Try out the best tapas in Madrid on a tasting tour at the city’s bars and restaurants
7. Tour the historic Las Ventas Bullring and stop by its museum to see costumes, posters and more
8. Watch a Real Madrid match or tour the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium
9. Explore the site of El Escorial and walk in the footsteps of royalty, visit the mausoleum of kings and queens and see the stunning basilica
10. Head out of the city to breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage Sites on day trips to Toledo, Avila, Segovia, Salamanca or Aranjuez
16Activities

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Discover the majestic Madrid Royal Palace and bypass queues with your skip the line ticket. Listen to stories from your expert guide as you explore the throne room, the gala dining hall, the royal chapel, and the parade grounds.

    From USD27.53

    15%
    OFF
    Early Booking
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. Stroll through the streets and buildings of Hapsburgs, the name given to Madrid when Hapsburg Dynasty ruled Spain. Finish the tour at the well-preserved Royal Palace with skip the line access.
    English Available

    USD58.09

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)
  3. Skip the long lines at Reina Sofia Museum and see some of the best Picasso and Dali artworks. This massive collection of Spanish art is best experienced with priority access and an expert guide!

    From USD22.79

    15%
    OFF
    Early Booking
    Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  4. Be free to admire Madrid's architectural and cultural wonders on this hop on hop off double-decker bus, taking you along the route of your choice. Explore the city highlights with an audio guide.

    From USD24.57

    Daily
  5. Skip the long lines and enjoy a guided tour of the Royal Palace of Madrid, home to Spain's monarchs. Explore and learn more about the history of its ornate rooms. Then, complete the experience with an optional walking tour around the El Retiro Park.
    English Available
    Accessible

    From USD41.33

    Daily
    2.5 - 4.5 hour(s) (morning)
  6. Catch a flamenco show in the historic Torres de Bermejas, located in Madrid's Gran Via, and witness an electrifying fusion of art and passion. Complete the experience with a delectable Spanish dinner.
    Meal Provided

    From USD39.10

    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (evening)
  7. Madrid Flamenco Show at Cafe de Chinitas
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    Enjoy a traditional flamenco show in Madrid at Cafe de Chinitas, a well known tablao where some of flamenco's most important artists have performed. Enjoy Spanish dinner or join flamenco master class!
    Meal Provided

    From USD46.92

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2 - 4 hour(s) (evening)
  8. Satisfy your appetite for tapas on this Madrid culinary discovery. Eat, drink and have fun like a local with stops at old and new hangouts such as a chiringuito or beach bar and a tavern in La Latina.
    English Available

    From USD119.63

    10%
    OFF
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  9. Get ready to experience football fever at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, the home ground of Real Madrid. Explore different facilities such as the Presidential Box, Player's Tunnel, Trophy Room and more!

    USD27.93

    Daily
  10. Join a sightseeing tour of majestic Madrid in the morning followed by a tour of the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, one of the most famous and prestigious football stadiums. A must for any football fan!
    English Available

    USD60.32

    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (morning)
  11. Take a trip to the Royal site of El Escorial, which functions as a monastery, royal palace, museum and even a school! Visit the moving Valley of the Fallen, a Spanish Civil War memorial and learn about its history from your guide.
    English Available

    From USD64.79

    Sun, Wed, Fri, Sat
    5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  12. Explore the grounds of the El Escorial monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and see the collection of beautiful artworks within its walls. Unravel the history of the Valley of the Fallen and find the world's largest cross in this grand complex!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD168.67

    Daily
    5 hour(s) (morning)
  13. Salamanca and Avila One Day Tour from Madrid
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    Immerse yourself in the rich history of Salamanca and Avila, two UNESCO World Heritage sites. Start at stunning Salamanca and take in its centuries-old buildings then, marvel at Avila's medieval walls and explore the majestic Avila Cathedral.

    From USD75.01

    15%
    OFF
    Early Booking
    Mon, Wed, Sat
    11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  14. Enjoy great value for money on this combination tour from Madrid! Head out to Toledo for a half-day sightseeing excursion followed by an afternoon tour to the Royal Palace at Aranjuez.
    English Available

    From USD112.82

    11%
    OFF
    Wed, Sat
    10.5 hour(s) (morning)
  15. Be amazed by the Walls of Avila and the aqueduct of Segovia with this day trip from Madrid. Travel back in time as you visit the cities full of history and declared as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD88.25

    Daily
    9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  16. Toledo Day Tour from Madrid with Lunch Options
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    Enjoy a full day in the city of Toledo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore its rich cultural and historical heritage and spend a great day out of Madrid.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD86.01

    Daily
    8.5 hour(s) (morning)