Paseo de la Castellana

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Paseo de la Castellana: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Madrid City Tour (Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour)

    1. Madrid City Tour (Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour)

    Take some time getting to know Madrid while riding through the city aboard an open-top double-decker bus. With one ticket, you will be able to hop on and off the bus all day along the route of your choice, or change to another, admiring the architectural and cultural magnificence of Madrid. Commentary is available via a headphones audio system in 14 different languages (Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, Catalonian, Euskera, and Galician). Route 1 • Museo del Prado • Puerta de Alcalá • Barrio de Salamanca • Plaza de Colón • Plaza de Cibeles • Gran Vía, 14 • Gran Vía, 30 • Gran Vía, 54 • Plaza de España • Princesa esq. Alberto Aguilera • Plaza de la Moncloa • Teleférico • Templo de Debod • Puerta de San Vicente • Puente de Segovia • Puento de Toledo • Teatro Real • Palacio Real • Puerta de Toledo • San Franc...

    You can travel around the city, see the sights and get on and off as many times you want too.

  • Madrid 3-Hour Sightseeing Bus Tour

    2. Madrid 3-Hour Sightseeing Bus Tour

    Get a new perspective of the Spanish capital as you discover the city's best landmarks with a local guide. Madrid's many contrasts are symbols of its rich history, with medieval façades and architecture standing alongside slick modern buildings.   From the meeting point, depart to the magnificent Puerta de Toledo. Marvel at the famous gate that dates back to the Napoleonic era. Then, see the oldest bridge in Madrid and drive along the Manzanares River from where you'll take in incredible views of the Royal Palace and the Almudena Cathedral. Pass by Plaza Mayor, once the center of Old Madrid and now the oldest square in the city.  Spot significant sights such as the Puerta del Sol on your drive to Paseo del Prado. Marvel at the most picturesque streets in the city and see the Prado Museum. Drive by Cibeles Fountain, where Real Madrid fans celebrate the team's victories. Do not miss Puer...

    The guide was very good and spoke excellent English and the microphone worked well I would recommend it to anyone.

  • Madrid: Private Custom City Tour with Driver and Guide

    3. Madrid: Private Custom City Tour with Driver and Guide

    Enjoy this private 4-hour tour with your private official tour guide and get to know Madrid’s most emblematic sights very comfortably in a luxury private vehicle with a separate chauffeur. You can choose between a morning or afternoon departure directly from your hotel or place of choice. This is a completely personalized a la carte tour. Here is an example of a great and complete tour to give you an idea, but your tour will be completely personalized to fit your exact needs. The tour can start off by heading towards the Plaza de España and then head through the Barrio of la Morería and enjoy the sights of the city’s medieval origins. Once you are there and after you have seen this great historical part of the city, you will be able to enjoy an ancient Arabic fortress (Royal Alcazar) as well as the Royal Palace of Madrid. You will then be able to enjoy and admire the great architecture ...

  • Madrid: 2.5-Hour Panoramic Bus Tour

    4. Madrid: 2.5-Hour Panoramic Bus Tour

    Climb aboard a panoramic bus for a whirlwind sightseeing tour of Madrid, and get your bearings in the Spanish capital as you learn its long history, from the Habsburg Empire to the present day. You will see the most important buildings, avenues, and squares in the city, from the historic quarters of the Courts of Castille to the state-of-the-art stadium of the Real Madrid football team. Drive down Gran Vía to admire the Art Deco buildings, such as the Telefónica headquarters and Edificio Grassy. Marvel at the monument to Cervantes in Plaza de España, and see the official residence of the Spanish Prime Minister in Moncloa Palace. Discover where Madrid celebrates New Year by eating grapes in Puerta del Sol, and look at the Neo-classical Puerta de Alcalá just outside Retiro Park. Pass the historic Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas, the largest bullring in Spain, and continue to a square named ...

  • Madrid Highlights Tour and Entrance to the Royal Palace

    5. Madrid Highlights Tour and Entrance to the Royal Palace

    Discover the main sights of Madrid on a 2.5-hour orientation tour, and visit the most important monuments, squares and commercial avenues. Learn the history of the Spanish capital, from the old Habsburg and Borbon quarters, to the contemporary developments of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Discover the art deco buildings of the Gran Vía. Go to Plaza de España at its western end to see 2 of the city’s most impressive skyscrapers. Venture into Ciudad Universitaria (University City) to see the Palace of Moncloa, official residence of the Prime Minister of Spain since 1977. Continue down Calle Mayor to Puerta del Sol, where you will discover the clock with the bell that marks the traditional eating of the “Twelve Grapes” on New Year's Eve. Marvel at the monumental gate of Puerta de Alcalá, and go to Plaza de Colón (Columbus Square) for a complimentary soft drink at the Hard Rock ...

  • Madrid City Bus Tour and Reina Sofia Museum Ticket

    6. Madrid City Bus Tour and Reina Sofia Museum Ticket

    Immerse yourself in the history and culture of this majestic city. Accompanied by a local expert guide, begin your 2.5-hour tour at Ferraz St. Pass through Gran Vía street, Plaza de España, Moncloa, Mayor street, Puerta del Sol, and Puerta de Alcalá until the Bullring. Visit Columbus Square, Paseo de la Castellana, and Santiago Bernabéu Stadium.  Then, you have the chance to visit one of the most important galleries in the city, the Reina Sofia Museum. See the masterpieces of famous artists including Gaudí, Miró, and Picasso. 

    Carlos was knowledgable and w effortlessly went from Spanish to English. Was very helpful getting us booked in a restaurant he recommended. Restaurant was excellent.

  • Madrid: City Bus Tour and Thyssen Museum Entrance Ticket

    7. Madrid: City Bus Tour and Thyssen Museum Entrance Ticket

    Explore the history and culture of Madrid, the majestic capital city of Spain, on a 2.5-hour bus tour. Accompanied by a local expert guide, the tour begins at Calle Ferraz.   The tour includes sightseeing of places such as Gran Vía, Plaza de España, Calle Mayor, Puerta del Sol, and Puerta de Alcalá as far as the bullring. You will also see Columbus Square, Paseo de la Castellana, Santiago Bernabéu Stadium and much more.   This tour also includes a fast lane entrance ticket to visit one of Madrid's most important galleries, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. Here you will discover one of the most complete private collections of modern art.

  • Madrid City Bus Tour and Royal Palace Guided Visit

    8. Madrid City Bus Tour and Royal Palace Guided Visit

    Immerse yourself in the history and culture of the majestic city of Madrid. Accompanied by an expert local guide, your guided bus tour will begin at Calle Ferraz and will last for approximately 2.5 hours. The tour includes visits to the street of Gran Vía, Plaza de España, the district of Moncloa-Aravaca, Calle Mayor, Puerta del Sol, Puerta de Alcalá, Columbus Square, Paseo de la Castellana, Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, and much more. Included in this tour is a guided visit to the beautifully furnished and decorated Royal Palace of Madrid, the former residence of the Spanish kings. Admire the reception rooms, the museum area, the Royal Chapel, the throne room and the private rooms of King Carlos III and Queen Isabel II. The tour ends at the Royal Palace.

  • Private City Tour Madrid with Driver and Guide

    9. Private City Tour Madrid with Driver and Guide

    Enjoy this private 4 hour tour with your official your guide and get to know Madrid’s most emblematic sights very comfortably in your private vehicle with your driver. You can choose between a morning or afternoon departure directly from your hotel or place of choice. The tour will start off by heading towards the Plaza de España and then head through the Barrio of la Morería and enjoy the sights of the city’s medieval origins. Once you are there and after you have seen this great historical part of the city, you will be able to enjoy an ancient Arabic fortress (Royal Alcazar) as well as the Royal Palace of Madrid. You will then be able to enjoy and admire the great architecture of Madrid, mainly centered in Baroque and Renaissance era and enjoy squares like Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa. The tour will then continue towards Cibele’s Fountain, a very important celebration point for ...

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What people are saying about Paseo de la Castellana

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 2,741 reviews

Excellent, I recommend the 2-day voucher, so you can get to know the city more. Pay attention to the stops because the bus does not wait for the person to get off the second floor, if you are elderly / have difficulty walking try to stay at the bottom and be ready to get off before the bus stops.

Carlos was knowledgable and w effortlessly went from Spanish to English. Was very helpful getting us booked in a restaurant he recommended. Restaurant was excellent.

You can travel around the city, see the sights and get on and off as many times you want too.

Guide was very kind and informative Car transportation was very convenient

I had a lot of fun and it's a very complete tour