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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

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. 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


    4 hour(s) (morning)
  2. 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 USD27.68

  3. 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 USD52.85

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2 - 4 hour(s) (evening)
  4. Join a guided sightseeing tour of Madrid in the morning and see popular sights like the Royal Palace, Plaza Mayor and more. Relive historic moments when you visit the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, one of the most famous football stadiums.
    English Available


    4 hour(s) (morning)
  5. 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


    Sun, Wed, Fri, Sat
    5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  6. 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 USD99.40

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat
    9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  7. 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


    Sun, Mon, Thu, Sat
    8.5 hour(s) (morning)