Join Madrid Museum Tours private tour through exclusives Royal Convents of Barefoot Nuns and Incarnation.
THE ROYAL CONVENTS
Have you heard about the Royal Convents in Madrid ?
Madrid Museum Tours proposes you to experience our Stroll in Spain’s Capital touring Royal Convents, private tour.
Explore with a licensed guide and major in art history, one of the most unknown chapters of Spain History. For the first time ever, the mysteries of royal convent life, its strong Counter Reformation atmosphere, symbols and social actions of the royal nuns are unveiled. Amazing facts that surprise all our clients, without exception.
The private Visit begins at Madrid Royal Convent of the Barefoot Nuns.
Dona Juana de Austria donated this imposing Renaissance Palace to the Poor Clare Franciscans Cloistered Nuns. This order, for over almost 500 years, continue to live here and is in charge of its maintenance . The Convent of the Barefoot Nuns Madrid was awarded in 1987 as the Best European Community Museum. Its main attraction are the ten 17th century Flemish tapestries based on the Sacrament of the Eucharist. Great painter Peter Paul Rubens painted the cartoons. However, our private tour goes beyond descriptions. Discover with us the astounding secrets hidden behind the real, imaginary and fake doors of the Convent.
The private Visit continues with a visit to the Royal Monastery of the Incarnation. Sponsored by the Habsburg Kings Philip III and his wife Margaret of Austria and Styria. The Kings donated the building to the Augustinian cloistered nuns. Only 14 nuns today continue to its maintenance. Its main attraction are the Hall of Relics and the Counter Reformation atmosphere of the place. It prevails in every corner of this art gallery and convent.
TO BE NOTED : As a client of Madrid Museum Tours, enjoy an UNIQUE ADVANTAGE. A norm of the Royal Convents of Barefoot Nuns and Incarnation dictates that only group tours in Spanish, up to 20 participants, are allowed.
Only through Madrid Museum Tours, you will enjoy an individual Private Tour in English.
About the private Madrid Walking Tour segment. : Please find all information by clicking on the link in the previous line.