Enjoy all the beauty and history of The Prado Museum, the main Spanish national art museum. Located in central Madrid, El Prado is widely considered to have one of the world's finest collections of European art, dating from the 12th century to the early 20th century, based on the former Spanish Royal Collection, and the single best collection of Spanish art. Founded as a museum of paintings and sculpture in 1819, it also contains important collections of other types of works.
Explore one of the greatest art museums in the world without having to queue and awe at the splendorous works of Francisco Goya, the single most extensively represented artist, as well as by Hieronymus Bosch, El Greco, Peter Paul Rubens, Titian, and Diego Velzquez.
El Retiro has over 19000 trees from 167 different species, a lake and a wide variety of different sculptures, notable buildings and gardens which make the park one of the worlds most famous parks and one of Madrids top attractions. Despite being incredibly large, it is possible to see all of El Retiros jewels and hidden gems on this tour your guide will lead you on a route through the best known sites of El Retiro (such as the Crystal Palace, the Gate of Philip IV and the Royal Observatory), as well as to a few places that dont feature in all the guide books.
Here your tour will finish, leaving you with the opportunity to relax on the grass, enjoy an ice cream or even rent a rowboat and explore the parks famous lake.