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Skip-the-line Prado and Reina Sofía Museum

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  • Madrid


Description

This private tour offers a 360 degree experience of two of the most important museums in the world and their huge artistic heritage. Your professional guide will take you through both museums where you will learn how and why these talented masters created their art. Meet your local tour guide and proceed directly inside; booking this private tour means you have skip-the-line privileges and will save valuable vacation time. Our tour is a private guided visit of the Prado Museum and Reína Sofía Museums, focusing on any pieces or artists that interest you and learn about the stories behind the masterpieces exhibited inside.

The Prado Museum is Madrid’s top cultural sight, and one of the world’s greatest art galleries. This ancient museum opened in 1819 as a Royal Museum of Painting and Sculpture. The Bicentenary was just celebrated last year, a commemoration that will reveal the path covered since 1819 until today. The collection currently comprises around 7,600 paintings, 1,000 sculptures, 4,800 prints and 8,200 drawings, in addition to a large number of historic documents. During your tour of this museum, your knowledgeable guide will introduce you to the prestigious works of Las Meninas and Surrender at Breda (The Lances) by Velazquez, Garden of Earthly Delights, work of Bosch, The Third of May, Goya and many others. Journey through the history of Spanish art and learn about works by artists such as Goya and Velazaquez.

On our next stop we will discover the treasure-house of contemporary and modern art, Reína Sofía Museum. Get to know the stories behind the famous works of contemporary artists such as Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí, and Joan Miró. Learn about the bombings and suffering experienced by people in Guernica and how this event shocked Picasso, resulting in the masterpiece of Guernica. Admire the most acclaimed artworks of the 11,000 pieces collection of the museum including Man with a pipe, Miró, Figure at the Window and The Great Masturbator by Salvador Dalí. This museum is housed in a refurbished old hospital building, and its vaulted hallways are the ideal place to discover some of the finest 20th-century Spanish art, from abstractionism to cubism, surrealism to modernism.

Highlights

  • Skip the long lines at these popular museums
  • Get expert explanations from an art historian guide
  • Customize the visit to suit your interests
  • Explore centuries of art history from across the world
  • See masterpieces by Goya, VelazquezBosch,VelazquezPicasso and Dalí 

What’s Included

  • Fully guided visit of the two museums with a local guide
  • Skip-the-line privileges
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pick up/drop off at your hotel in Madrid

What’s not Included

  • Tips and gratuities
  • Other personal expenses
  • Meals and drinks

Additional information

This tour does not require a high amount of walking or wheeling, and it can also be tailor-made based on each person preferences. The itinerary also avoids steps and it follows a flat path along the tour. The two building are renewed and adapted with fully accessible standards.
Meeting point: Hotel Pick-up or Other
Starting time: Flexible
Duration: 4 Hours
Optional door-to-door accessible hotel transportation can be arranged (Extra cost).
Cancellation Policy:
No penalty if cancelling at least 14 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure
50 percent fee if you cancel between 7 and 14 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure
100 percent fee if you cancel within 7 day(s) of the scheduled departure


COVID-19 update

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