4 Hour Madrid City Tour with Royal Palace

1 Day

Hire a private driver and tour guide to see the beautiful city of Madrid at your own pace and with your own unique plans in mind. Relax as your driver shows you the city’s top attractions, both those on and off the beaten path.

Explore lively areas like Salamanca and Los Austrias, find the magnificent museum district that is home to the Prado Museum and the Royal Palace of Madrid, and go all the way up to get an insider’s view of Madrid’s fascinating past.


  • Madrid
  • Gran Via
  • Plaza de Espana
  • Plaza Mayor
  • Puerta del Sol
  • Puerta de Alcala
  • Palace of Madrid
  • Royal Chapel

4-Hour Madrid City Tour with Royal Palace

We’ll embark on an extensive Madrid city tour to see famous landmarks such as Gran Via, Plaza de Espana, Calle Mayor, Ciudad Universitaria, Austrias, Puerta del Sol, Puerta de Alcala, Plaza de Toros, Plaza de Colon, Plaza de Castilla, and Fuente de la Cibeles.

Then we’ll visit the inside of the impressive Royal Palace, the former residence of the Spanish Kings and beautifully furnished and decorated. You will see the official Reception rooms, museum area, Royal Chapel, Throne Room, and the private rooms of King Carlos III and Queen Isabel II.

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Last Updated on March 18, 2023 by Travel Guides Editor @ gotravelyourself.com