Experience the wonders of royal Madrid during this 60-minute, history-packed virtual experience. Learn about the famous Habsburg and Bourbon royal families as you explore the beauty of Madrid's historical architecture. During this exciting exploration, you will visit Europe's largest palace, the Royal Palace, and marvel at the incredible history of the Almudena Cathedral, with its first stone laid in 1883 but not completed for more than 100 years! With gorgeous views, grand buildings and history dating back to the 9th century, this tour will leave you on a cultural high.
This is a private live virtual tour. Our professional, local guide will be showing you Madrid’s most fascinating sights in real time, directly from the streets of Madrid. You will be connected via video call and you can then explore the city together. With your experienced guide you will see more than just the Madrid of today, you’ll also get a glimpse back in time because each tour is complemented with an excellent selection of multimedia. You will be shown historic photographs and videos to help with explanations, stories and the historical context of Madrid's incredible and turbulent past. You can’t get any closer to history without a time machine!
The entire tour is designed to be as interactive as you desire. You can ask questions, you can request to go back and look at something again, you have all the freedom and participation of a private walking tour, all from the comfort of your own home.
The video calling software used for the tour is called Zoom. You will need to have it downloaded on your laptop, tablet or cellphone – with a connection to speakers or headphones – in order to participate in the tour. Also, remember to keep an eye on the time difference when choosing a time for your private virtual experience, as all times stated are in Madrid time!
We start at Plaza Isabel II where your guide will give you an introduction to the history of Madrid before heading to the Teatro Real, one of the most important opera houses in Europe.
After visiting the Plaza de Oriente your guide will tell you the story of King Philip IV and his statue before heading to the Royal Palace, the largest Royal Palace in Europe.
Your guide will explain the strange architecture of the building and why it took more than a 100 years to build it.
We finish at the Moorish Wall the oldest construction in the city, where you will learn about the Arabic roots of Madrid.
- For groups of 1-6 people: free cancellation up to 48 hours in advance.
- For groups of 7+ people: free cancellation up to up to 7 days ahead. From 6 days in advance to 48 hours in advance, a 50% fee will apply.
- Cancellations less than 48 hours ahead or no-shows result in no refund.
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