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Early Access to Royal Palace of Madrid provided by Amigo Tours

Early Access to Royal Palace of Madrid

Early Access to Royal Palace of Madrid
4.5
Book in advance
from S$43.73 per adult
Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Regular temperature checks for staff
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
Regular temperature checks for staff
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
About
The Royal Palace of Madrid is a must-visit for any sightseer, but the long queues and throngs of visitors can be off-putting. Beat the crowds and enjoy early access to get intimate looks at the site’s many splendid features. Tour the Royal Armory, Royal Pharmacy, and the Throne Room, and take a morning stroll in the Campo del Moro, while learning more about the palace’s royal history from your guide.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English, Spanish
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
Skip the queues with early access to the Royal Palace of Madrid
Discover the palace’s Moorish, baroque, and modern history
Visit the Royal Armory, Throne Room, and the Campo del Moro
Start early to finish early, and enjoy a full day ahead to explore
What to expect
Meet your guide and group at the Royal Palace of Madrid, before it opens to the general public. Marvel at the royal residence’s grand facade, before strolling straight in. View the Grand Staircase and notice the designer’s elegant use of mahogany and marble. Listen as your guide provides insight into the palace’s history, as you stroll past frescoes painted by Spain’s renowned artists. Explore the Royal Armory’s range of weaponry and then visit the Royal Pharmacy, gaining insight into the history of medicine, before admiring the magnificent Throne Room. Afterward, enjoy a morning stroll through Campo del Moro, taking in the garden’s English and Moorish influences. Then relax by “the Tritons” and “Palacio de las Conchas” fountains, both located on the grounds. Conclude your tour back at your initial meeting point, and enjoy a full day ahead to explore the rest of Madrid.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 22869ROYALPALACEEXC
Call 800-130-2207
Important information
Inclusions
Professional guide (simultaneously in english and spanish) • Early entrance to Royal Palace • Panoramic guided Tour to the Palace through Plaza Oriente • Entry/Admission - Royal Palace of Madrid
Exclusions
Hotel pickup and drop off • Food and drinks
Duration
1h 30m
Departure details
Plaza de Isabel II, 28013 Madrid, Spain The guide will be waiting next to the Statue of Isabell II with a sign of Amigo Tours
Inclusions
Professional guide (simultaneously in english and spanish) • Early entrance to Royal Palace • Panoramic guided Tour to the Palace through Plaza Oriente • Entry/Admission - Royal Palace of Madrid
Exclusions
Hotel pickup and drop off • Food and drinks
Departure details
Plaza de Isabel II, 28013 Madrid, Spain The guide will be waiting next to the Statue of Isabell II with a sign of Amigo Tours
Duration
1h 30m
Return details
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
The guide will start with an introduction on the square and then we will enter the Palace
Please note that you need to find the guide in order to access the Palace, this voucher is not valid at the ticket office.
Wheelchair accessible
Stroller accessible
Service animals allowed
Near public transportation
Transportation is wheelchair accessible
Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
Due to the Covid 19 situation, the guided tour may be restricted inside the Palace. This changes from day to day depending on the situation
The use of masks has been proven to be effective in preventing contagion of Covid 19, so the use of masks is mandatory throughout the tour. Amigo will not provide them so please make sure you bring your own one.
The social distance should be maintained throughout the trip when possible. Families can stay together
We recommend our tourists to take responsibility for their luggage, backpacks, etc. as Amigo collaborators are forbidden to touch any of our clients objects
Our employees (guides and operators) are regularly trained in the sanitary measures stipulated by each country where we operate.
At the beginning of our tour, the guide will clearly communicate the health protection protocol in detail that we will follow during the tour.
Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
The check-in process will be done through the mobile phone to avoid contact with paper or other people
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Plaza de Isabel II
    Plaza de Isabel II, 28013 Madrid, Spain
    The guide will be waiting next to the Statue of Isabell II with a sign of Amigo Tours
    See address & details
  • Pass by
    Amigo Tours
    Plaza de Isabel II
  • 1
    Royal Palace of Madrid
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    Here the guide will explain us the arquitecture and the history of this building.
    Read more
    Pass by
    Plaza de Oriente
  • You'll end at
    Plaza de Isabel II
    Plaza de Isabel II, 28013 Madrid, Spain
    The guide will be waiting next to the Statue of Isabell II with a sign of Amigo Tours
    See address & details
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WRParker4
Hua Hin, Thailand44 contributions
A fascinating site
Dec 2019
We really enjoyed this visit. Our guide, Minerva, was knowledgeable and enthusiastic. The tour was well organised and the meeting place easy to find. Going early to beat the crowds was a good move.
Written 9 January 2020
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AmigotoursCalidad
Dear Amigo Many thanks for your great words. We love you liked our tour with Minerva and we look forward to receiving you soon again. Many thanks Kind regards
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

hhenry
Birmingham, AL6 contributions
Great experience worth an early rising
This trip was part of a 5 day trip to Madrid and let me begin by saying yes you have to get up early. Yes it was cold in December. And yes it was amazing to have full access to the palace and hear the facts about the different rooms and leaders involved with its many updates without being bombarded of hundreds of tourists. Our guide was great as she took the time to educate us both on the purpose of the rooms as well as the decorative features. Just book it.
Written 5 January 2020
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AmigotoursCalidad
Dear Amigo, we are very grateful about your comments. We hope we can receive you soon in any of our destinations. Many thanks Kind regards AMIGO GROUP
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Haley
Toronto, Ontario5 contributions
Palace tour with Khan
Nov 2019
We did the skip the line and guided tour of the Royal Palace with Khan. He was a fantastic tour guide who was very knowledgeable about the history of Spain. Worth skipping the line and a tour guide considering all the extra information, pictures, and background he had about what we were seeing.
Written 1 December 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
AmigotoursCalidad
Dear customer Many thanks for your great words. We love you liked our tour Khan and we look forward to receiving you soon again. Many thanks Kind regards
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Phoebe60093
Chicago, IL98 contributions
I was the first one into the palace!
Sep 2019
Truly an early access experience as I was the first person of the day to be admitted to the Palace. We had a wonderful guide who gave the tour in both English and Spanish. At first I thought that I would mind everything being repeated in Spanish but as the tour went on I realized that this was advantageous as it allowed us a little extra time in each room, while our guide was giving the information in Spanish. The extra time was a real bonus and made things less rushed. The recently renovated palace is absolutely fabulous! There is no faded, or worn fabrics any where and the gold shines. The collections are amazing.
Written 13 November 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
AmigotoursCalidad
Dear Phoebe, Many thanks for your great words. We love you liked our tour Royal Palace and we look forward to receiving you soon again. Many thanks Kind regards AMIGO GROUP
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Ascroftie
Belfast, UK63 contributions
Not good!
Oct 2019
We attended the tour last week ... it was truly the worst tour I’ve been on and I’m very annoyed that I paid to do so.

The guide arrived 15 min late, with no apology. It then took a while for him to laboriously check everyone in. The tour then started with him addressing half the group face on and the rest to the back of his head. There was no introduction or outline of the plan for the tour. We finally commenced our tour with head sets an hour after we arrived at the original meeting point to meet the guide. An age!

The guide’s English was of a very poor standard to be a bilingual tour guide ... lots of use of the word curiosities, moments and most important room ... at every stop and completely out of context. His English seemed to be interspersed with Spanish words ... or maybe mispronounced English ... who knows?

I did after the first stop within the palace say to the guide that I was having difficulty understanding him as he was speaking very quickly. He said he had to do so initially as palace security required him to move on quickly!

I really could not make out what he was trying to convey regarding the palace history ... as a result the tour was very long and extremely uninformative. We really would have been much better of purchasing a normal ticket and audio guide. A feeling shared by the other English speakers in the group. We were all trying to listen in to the other English tour groups passing (much quicker) through the palace at the same time as ours.

Given the other reviews we definitely seem to have had a different guide to others ... maybe a stand in and that's why he was late ...?? Unfortunately on contacting the tour provider (Amigo) they refused us any level of refund ... only a free tour at another time ...but I don't think I could face another such tour with this provider even if it was free.

The palace itself is really worth seeing .. but just not via this tour ...unless your Spanish.
Written 4 November 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
AmigotoursCalidad
Dear customer many thanks for taking time to give us wour view. Once more, we apology for the inconveniences you had with this tour. We will keep working to improve and give the best experience. Please, feel free to contact us for any tour you are interested in. Kind regards AMIGO GROUP
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Mary C
Madrid, Spain6 contributions
Early Access Skip the Line Palace tour
Definitely worth the ticket price as our little group pretty much had the palace to ourselves. The armory was not part of the tour, but our guide pointed out the entrance door to us. Be sure to check out the armory..the horse armor is particularly stunning. It is the largest collection of ancient armor in the world.
Written 31 October 2019
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AmigotoursCalidad
Dear customer many thanks for your kind comments. We are so glad you enjoyed this beautiful monument with our guide and hope we can receive you soon again Many thanks Kind regards AMIGO GROUP
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Susan M
Melbourne, FL13 contributions
Great tour
Sep 2019
Lots of historical informaiton w some gossip added for fun. The Strativarius room was amazing. Lots of stairs ans walking but manageable.
Written 28 October 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
AmigotoursCalidad
Dear customer many thanks for your kind words. We are so happy you liked our tour to Royal Palace. We look forward to receving you very soon again!!:) Kind regards AMIGO GORUP
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RickinRIC
Richmond Virginia17 contributions
So much to see! A very knowledgeable guide who spoke excellent English.
Oct 2019
I would urge friends and family who visit Madrid to take this same tour. It was definitely one of the top highlights of my four day visit.
Written 28 October 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
AmigotoursCalidad
Dear customer many thanks for your kind words. We love you liked our tour to Royal Palace with our guide. It is really a must see when in Madrid :) We look forward to receving you soon again Many thanks Kind regards AMIGO TOURS
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Andy&Nicole
1 contribution
Great Access and Tour guide!
Oct 2019 • Couples
PAULA, our excellent guide, was easy to find and understand.

She gave similar variations in English and Spanish for every area!

One of the better tours we have had while traveling abroad.
Written 27 October 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
AmigotoursCalidad
Dear customer many thanks for your great words for us. We are very happy you had the chance to enjoy with Paula, this wonderful tour. We hope to receive you soon again! :) Regards AMIGO GROUP
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Shay_alnuaimi
Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates55 contributions
Great
Oct 2019 • Couples
It was formative and full of historical information . It was very easy and we didn’t stand in any kind of que. our guide was minerva she did all of this great job
Written 16 October 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
AmigotoursCalidad
Dear customer many thanks for your kind words. We are very happy you enjoyed Royal Palace of Madrid with Minerva. It's a very beautiful monument. We hope we can receive you soon again. Many thanks Kind regards AMIGO GROUP
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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