We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Skip-The-Line Early Entrance Tour of the Royal Palace of Madrid

Select Date and Travellers
From
US$44.22
Date
2 travellers
Options
Highlights
    What to Expect
    Make your way to a central location in Madrid to meet a guide for the short walk to the Royal Palace. Arriving at the palace before the doors open for general admission, walk right into the official residence of the Spanish royal family without waiting in line.

    Built in the ornate Italianate baroque style, the Royal Palace is one of Madrid’s top sites, and this tour of the building covers just a fraction of the thousands of rooms. As you walk with the guide, learn about the building’s architecture and remarkable treasures, from Goya paintings to Stradivarius violins, suits of armor, and royal crown collection.

    The Royal Palace of Madrid has a royal pharmacy, a grand throne room, and a royal library, as well as special apartments for members of the royal family. Your guide also describes the modern-day royal events that still take place in the palace, from dinner parties to royal audiences. The tour concludes on the grounds of the palace, close to restaurants, public transit, and top attractions in central Madrid.
    Show More
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Calle de San Nicolás, 15, 28013 Madrid, Spain
    Duration
    1h 45m
    Return Details
    Palacio Real, 28005 Madrid, Spain
    Inclusions
    • Official bilingual guide
    • Skip-the-line access
    • Early Entrance and guided tour to Royal Palace.
    • Individual radioguided system
    • Entry/Admission - Royal Palace of Madrid
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    Show More
    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Adult pricing applies to all travelers, except infants (ages 0 to 4) are free with an accompanied adult
    • This is a shared group experience and may have up to 30 people per tour
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Please keep in mind that the excursion includes several visits on foot
    • Royal Palace visitors are kindly requested to respect the instructions of the Palace Security: Photography and filming are not permitted inside the exhibitions.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Please note that the itinerary is subject to change due to the official acts to be celebrated in the palace.
    • Failure to show up at the established check-in time may entail losing the tour.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
    Reviews (121)
    Filter reviews
    58 results
    Traveller rating
    31
    6
    5
    5
    11
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    LanguageEnglish
    More languages
    Traveller rating
    31
    6
    5
    5
    11
    Show reviews that mention
    All reviews royal palace specific questions early start tour guide take photos excellent tour highly recommend this tour armoury logistics pace paintings
    Selected filters
    FilterEnglish
    Updating list...
    1 - 5 of 58 reviews
    Reviewed today

    Place is not that impressive. Large groups make it hard to see stuff. Guide was good and early entry was a great bonus.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Oksana B
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Do not take this tour. You don't skip a line and it is in both Spanish and English so you spend half the time listening to a language you don't understand. Buy the 13 euro ticket with the audio guide and take your time. This...More

    Thank opgardener
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I should get a refund due to the rudeness and lack of consideration from this tour operator. (Julia Tours) I arrived for my Madrid Royal Palace tour 1 minute late and they refused to let me join the group even though I found the guide...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Ral W
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We visited the Royal Palace in Madrid part of our 24 hours stay. It's beautiful inside and outside. I really love the fact that they included contemporary photos of event that happenned recently.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Aoudetraveler1
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The meeting point is very close to the palace. The guide was knowledgeable and covered all the important places and history of the palace. I will recommend you take a tour.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank 808mauriciod
    View more reviews
    Questions & Answers
    Ask a question
    TH51bis
    18 July 2019|
    AnswerShow all 7 answers
    Response from Len F | Reviewed this property |
    Tour office is located very close to the Royal Palace. That is where you will meet the tour.
    1
    Vote
    BackPacker457514
    26 April 2019|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Curiosity04824964870 |
    In INYOIT you will find the best price to carry out this experience !! Get on the web, write us through the contact form and you will receive a 10% discount for you and your companions. We will wait for you!
    0
    Votes
    Google Translation
    Key Details
    • Duration: 1h 45m
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
    Why Book on TripAdvisor?
    • Free Cancellation up to 7 days in advance
    • Low Price Guarantee
    • No Booking Fees
    • Secure Payments
    • 24/7 SupportCall: +60 392125427
    Travellers Also Viewed
    Royal Palace of Madrid 1.5-Hour...
    54 Reviews
    from US$58.96*
    Early Access to Royal Palace of Madrid
    209 Reviews
    from US$34.00*
    Skip the Line: Prado Museum Tour in...
    342 Reviews
    from US$43.08*
    Special Offer
    Guided visit in Prado Museum...
    59 Reviews
    from US$41.95*
    US$45.35
    Frequently bought together
    Skip the Line: Prado Museum Tour in...
    342 Reviews
    from US$43.08*
    Madrid City Tour Hop-On Hop-Off
    1,746 Reviews
    from US$24.94*
    Madrid Prado Museum Entrance Ticket
    678 Reviews
    from US$17.01*
    Direct Entry Ticket to Bernabeu...
    322 Reviews
    from US$28.34*