3 MAIN MUSEUMS, ROYAL PALACE
AND MADRID WALK
Did you know that the Capital of Spain was founded by the Umayyad Dinasty ?
Looking for a perfect Madrid in a day tour ? Are you going to stay a short time in Madrid and wish to make the most of your visit ?Madrid Museum Tours offers an entertaining one day in Madrid. A private Madrid walk through off the beaten path Madrid Downtown. It features personalized Royal Palace of Madrid tour and the famous museums in Madrid Spain : Prado, Thyssen Bornemisza and Reina Sofia.
This interesting 1 day in Madrid tour will take you to the spot where the medieval Madrid fortress was founded by the Umayyad dynasty. We will also discover tiny alleys that resemble old Moorish labyrinths and give a peculiar charm to Madrid Downtown. Plenty narrow streets and ancient houses which has been recently restored . Originally laminated street signs that reveal its history by one image. Taverns that keep alive the most pleasant ways of the locals. Wine and tasty tapas among other spots that go unnoticed for individual travelers. They will enrich for sure their perspective and knowledge of Madrid.
Our first private Madrid Museum tour will be in the Royal Palace, which is right next to where the Umayyads built their fortress.
Our Royal Palace of Madrid Tour supplies an insight in 18th century Italian architecture. It combines the different styles of decorative arts of the Bourbon monarchy. A building of two thousand eight hundred rooms built in only 17 years ! Valuable furniture, amazing clocks, splendid frescoes, magnificent tapestries, original carpets, porcelain rooms, royal collections, paintings of famous painters and beautiful sculptures. To top it all, another luxury. The Royal Armory of Madrid Palace. An incredible and little known Madrid Museum. It contents the spectacular armors of Hapsburg Kings Charles I and Philip II . The Royal Armory of Madrid Palace is an unique display of artistic armor. And its spectacular collection bears witness to European History.
We will continue our private tour through three outstanding museums in Madrid.On first place, the Prado.
Of best Museums in Madrid the Prado is Nº 1.
Madrid Museum Tours offers 10 private tours of the Prado Museum. An excellent opportunity to understand the evolution of the art of painting . Or learn the history of Spain. From Ferdinand and Isabella, the Catholic Kings, until the 19th century.
A licensed guide will explain you all about Prado Museum. In quite different ways as is customary with conventional tourist guides companies. Or audio guides, provided by the Museum itself. In our Prado Museum guided Tour our official guides will discuss with you :
- the history of each masterpiece
- its creative artist
- the contextual environment and the relationship with other schools of painting.
Your licensed guide will explain how to analyze several painting composition techniques. And, best of all, the secrets that hide behind the masterpieces of the greatest masters. All this explained in a fun and easy to understand manner, which is the best way to learn, enjoy and appreciate art.
Thyssen Bornemisza Museum is rated among the best places to visit in Madrid. In fact, the artistic value of the visit is tripled if you visit the Thyssen with a licensed guide of Madrid Museum Tours.
The Tour begins with the description of an excellent building refurbishment experience. This neoclassical edification, built by Pico della Mirandola was converted into an awesome museum by Spanish architect Rafael Moneo. Its rich collection of paintings, from the Romanesque period until the late Twentieth Century, was initiated and expanded in the first decades of the 20th century by German noble family Thyssen Bornemisza. Along the years, it became the most important private painting art collection. Assigned in 1993 to the Spanish State by Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen Bornemisza. This became possible thanks the valuable mediation of Baroness Carmen Thyssen Bornemisza, last wife of the Baron.
Our Thyssen Bornemisza Museum private tour is the best complement to our Prado Museum Tours because its collection provide schools of painting art, periods and masters that are not present at the Prado like paintings from Flemish artists of the XVII century, German Expresionists, American Abstract , Pop Art…
We will proceed afterwards to the last museum of this exciting journey.
This Private Reina Sofia Museum Tour, is a marvellous trip through most outstanding paintings and sculptures of the time lapse between the fabulous Spanish expressionist painters such as Ramón Casas, Ignacio Zuloaga, Anglada Camarasa and young Pablo Picasso. Get ready to assimilate the secrets hidden in the works of the most important Spanish representatives of Cubism (Picasso, Juan Gris), Surrealism (Dalí, Dominguez, Angeles Santos, Remedios Varo, Joan Miró, etc..), and all the technical innovations like collage, psychic automatism, frottage, grattage and staining, among others, that propelled the art of painting to a New Era.
Guernika by Pablo Picasso (the masterpiece of XX century paintings) will be the strongest point of this unforgettable private Reina Sofia Tour. You will learn how Picasso’s Guernika captures the nightmare of massive aerial bombardments and understand why controversy persists about the multiple symbols of the painting. Picasso refused in life to explain it, but thanks this private tour you will have a deep insight in previous works of other artists which influenced Picasso in the difficult creative process of Guernika, and the most significant interpretations of this great artwork against all the world’s wars and men’s violence.
As you can see, this fantastic One day in Madrid private tour is an outstanding cultural and artistic experience to make the most of your stay in the Capital of Spain.