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Madrid: Private Sightseeing Segway Tour for 1, 2, or 3 Hours

1. Madrid: Private Sightseeing Segway Tour for 1, 2, or 3 Hours

An easy and fun way to meet the most emblematic places of Madrid is a tour by Segway. Visit the Old Madrid, New Madrid, Retiro Park or all. It is a one-hour tour which will pass through places as well known as: The Almudena Cathedral. The Royal Palace. Templo Debod.The Opera Square. Puerta del Sol or The new city as Prado Museum, Pza Santa Ana, Pta Alcala, Church of Jeronimos, etc or one hour in Retiro Park. For 3 hours, your guide suggests that you enjoy the Segway by designing your own ride. The fatigue will be minimal, with maximum fun thanks to the great Segways! You will go accompanied by an expert guide.

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Royal Palace and Cathedral of Almudena Madrid Guided Tour

2. Royal Palace and Cathedral of Almudena Madrid Guided Tour

Step back in time with a guided tour of the Royal Palace of Madrid, and the Almudena Cathedral - the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Madrid. Be enlightened, inspired, and enchanted by history-laden stories, legends, and anecdotes from your experienced expert, who'll leave no ancient stone unturned. Begin your tour of two of the most emblematic icons in Madrid at the Ópera metro stop, and head on to the Cathedral. Then, cross the Plaza de la Armería to see the Royal Palace. Inside, treat your eyes to the most emblematic areas in the building: the Gasparini Chamber, the Throne Room, the Hall of Mirrors, and more. Enjoy quick access to both monuments, plus in-depth anecdotes, stories, and legends from Madrid's exciting history.

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Madrid: 2-Hour City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

3. Madrid: 2-Hour City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

Discover the history of Madrid and see the most important highlights of the city during this 2-hour private guided walking tour. Start your adventure in the Paseo del Prado. Stroll under the trees and see famous monuments such as the Neptune fountain. Then, continue to see the Congress of Deputies and House of Cervantes, the greatest writer in the Spanish language. Walk to Plaza de Santa Ana while your local guide tells you the stories and anecdotes of Romantic Madrid in the 19th century. Arrive at the incredible Puerta del Sol, famous for its statue of the Bear and the Arbutus. Then, make a turn and see the Plaza Mayor, located in the heart of the Austrias neighborhood. Explore the Plaza de la Villa, built during Madrid's Medieval period. Look up at the amazing Almudena Cathedral, which was built on an old mosque, like many cathedrals in Spain. Finally, finish your guided tour at the entrance of the Royal Palace.

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Madrid: Sunset and Night Lights eBike Tour

4. Madrid: Sunset and Night Lights eBike Tour

Climb aboard our bikes for an eco-friendly journey across the history of Madrid. Learn the story of the Spanish capital through a different route, where the beauty lies in the illumination of the city. The route adapts to the sunset, so the actual stops vary regularly to catch the most beautiful daylight. Depart from Calle Santiago and follow our expert guide along the narrow streets to Plaza Mayor, Plaza de la Villa and Plaza de Oriente to savour all the beauty and charm of the central district of Madrid. As the sun begins to go down, marvel at the splendid façade of the Catedral de la Almudena before heading to the Palacio Real, the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family, built on top of a Muslim fortress in the 9th century. From there, take an easy ride to the Temple of Debod, an actual Egyptian temple given as a present to the city of Madrid, and relax while the sunset light creates a magical atmosphere all over the place, reflected on the clear waters of the lake that surrounds the temple. The charming atmosphere will accompany you to Plaza de España, where you’ll meet the statue of Miguel de Cervantes and the House of Gallardo, one of the best examples of the Art Nouveau style of architecture in the city, bathed in the most beautiful light of Madrid. Then you can admire the illumination of the Plaza de la Ópera before heading back to the starting point, just when the night awakes...

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Madrid: Historic & Modern Panoramic City Tour

5. Madrid: Historic & Modern Panoramic City Tour

Enjoy almost 2-hours in a vintage looking car as you explore the best of Madrid. See the landmarks of Austrian Madrid as well as Bourbon Madrid. Visit the business and shopping areas of this wonderful city, seeing both the old and modern parts of the city. Relax as you travel across the city in style and listen as your audio-guide tells you everything you need to know about Madrid.  The tour itinerary is as follows : Prado Museum Puerta de Alcalá El Retiro Park Plaza de Cibeles Plaza Colon ABC SERRANO Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales Estadio Santiago Bernabéu Museo Lázaro Galdiano Barrio de Salamanca Museo Arqueológico Nacional Gran Via Plaza de España Templo Debod Palacio Real Catedral Almudena Real Basílica de San Francisco el Grande Plaza Mayor Teatro Real Plaza de las Cortes Paseo del Prado Plaza Mayor

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Scenic Madrid City Cycling Tour

6. Scenic Madrid City Cycling Tour

Enjoy the sights of Madrid as you cycle through the city, enjoying the freedom and convenience of traveling by bike. This 3-hour excursion takes in all of the city's major landmarks. The tour begins at the steps of Madrid's famous Templo de Debod. This is actually one of the few Egyptian temples found outside Egypt today. From here you'll cycle past the Royal Palace, and continue on to the Cathedral of La Almudena, Plaza de la Villa, and the San Miguel Market en route to the city’s main square - Plaza Mayor. After visiting the Plaza, cycle through some of the city's traffic-free zones to the Plaza de Santa Ana, then down to the Prado Museum. Afterward, climb up a gentle hill to arrive at Retiro Park. Leaving the park by the imposing Alcala Gate, the tour continues toward Calle Serrano and Plaza de Colon. Wind your way through the lively streets, past the boutiques and cafés of the Chueca district, to Calle Fuencarral and then Plaza de España.

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Madrid: 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour

7. Madrid: 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour

Climb aboard a comfortable bike and journey through the heart of Madrid. Discover the history of the Spanish capital, from the days of the Habsburgs through to the 21st century. Visit attractions such as the Plaza de Puerta Cerrada and Retiro Park. Depart from Plaza San Miguel and glide along narrow streets towards Calle Toledo and Plaza del Conde de Barajas where you will find a number of artisan shops. Discover one of the city’s gastronomic centers at the ornate San Miguel Market, and then navigate the cobblestones of Plaza Mayor at the heart of the 17th-century city center. Marvel at the Casa y Torre de los Lujanes, one of the oldest buildings in the city. Get an amazing view of Plaza de Oriente between the Royal Palace and Royal Opera Theater. Head to Plaza de la Armeria to see the main entrance of the palace and Almudena Cathedral. Afterward, visit the Sabatini Gardens in the palace complex and see the glorious flora of the Campo del Moro. Escape the traffic and journey along the banks of the Manzanares River towards the Temple of Debod, a temple gifted to Madrid by the Egyptian government. Return to the meeting point, where your tour will end.

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Madrid: 1.5-Hour Old Town Highlights Segway Tour

8. Madrid: 1.5-Hour Old Town Highlights Segway Tour

After a brief training session explaining how to operate your Segway, you’ll be off and rolling to your first destination: the Plaza de Oriente, which offers beautiful views of the French gardens. See the Royal Palace, the former home of the Spanish monarchy. Continue to the Almudena Cathedral, the last Spanish Cathedral to be built. After suffering damages during the civil war, it was finally consecrated less than 25 years ago. Roll across the vast Plaza de España and marvel at the monument of Don Quixote. Next, marvel at the stark majesty of the Temple of Debod. This ancient Egyptian temple was built in the 2nd-century BCE. In 1961 it was disassembled, transported and then rebuilt in Madrid, as a gift to Spain. Admire the ancient site of the Valnadú gate, demolished by order of King Philip II. Observe the neoclassical façade of the Teatro Real, one of the architectural styles Madrid is renowned for.

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Madrid: Sunset and Night Lights Bike Tour

9. Madrid: Sunset and Night Lights Bike Tour

Climb aboard your bike for an eco-friendly journey across Madrid. Discover the history of the Spanish capital through a special route that follows the sunset. Depart from Calle Santiago and follow your expert guide along the narrow streets to Plaza Mayor, Plaza de la Villa and Plaza de Oriente to savor the beauty and charm of central Madrid. As the sun begins to go down, marvel at the splendid façade of the Catedral de la Almudena before heading to the Palacio Real, the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. From there, take an easy ride to the Temple of Debod, an Egyptian temple given as a present to the city of Madrid, and relax as the light of the sunset is reflected on the clear waters of the lake that surrounds the temple, creating a magical atmosphere. Continue to Plaza de España and see the statue of Miguel de Cervantes and the House of Gallardo, one of the best examples of the Art Nouveau style of architecture in the city, bathed in the most beautiful light in Madrid. Then, admire the illumination of Plaza de la Ópera before heading back to the starting point, just as the night awakens.

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Madrid: Downtown Walking Tour

10. Madrid: Downtown Walking Tour

Immerse yourself in the history and culture of this majestic city. Walk through the medieval streets and the majestic squares of the Old Town accompanied by your friendly local guide. The tour begins at Debód Temple and heads to Puerta del Sol square. Along the way, see the Royal Palace of Madrid and its gardens and sprawling plaza. As you explore the city, your tour guide will share with you the history of the Habsburg and Bourbons families. Pass by the Almudena Cathedral and the Plaza de la Villa in the core of medieval Madrid. Wander the winding streets around San Miguel Square, the famous San Miguel Market, Arco de Cuchilleros, and Plaza Mayor. End your tour at Plaza de Oriente.

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based on 309 reviews

Very friendly guide and who took the time to help us as it was our first time riding a segway. The city is beautiful and very large so don't hesitate to book a 2 or 3 hour tour.

Great activity another original way to visit the city. Top activity with a perfect guide. Easy and fun even at 50, which is the case for us.

Saw a lot of key sights and areas of the city in a short period of time. Caspar took a lot of time and trouble to make the tour enjoyable.

Excellent very original activity and above all an excellent very patient guide, who speaks perfect French and friendly.

Super helpful and friendly guide! Nice information and tour!