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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.

    Lovely ride trough the city, lovely guides, Lara and Mar were knowledgable and super nice. We enjoyed it a lot.

  • Madrid: Sightseeing Tuk-Tuk Tour for up to 4 People

    2. Madrid: Sightseeing Tuk-Tuk Tour for up to 4 People

    The tour begins with pickup from your accommodation in Madrid (depending on option chosen) in a fun tuk-tuk vehicle. Get comfortable and meet your driver/guide then set out on a sightseeing adventure through the vibrant streets of Spain’s capital city. During the tour, visit a selection of Madrid’s most iconic landmarks, monuments, sights, museums, neighborhoods, and more. As you explore learn about local traditions and culture, you'll gain a better understanding of life in Madrid. You’ll also stop at a number of hidden gems that only locals know about to see a more authentic side of the city. At the conclusion of your unforgettable trip, simply sit back and relax on the return journey to your accommodation.

    we got the 8pm tour . it was great seeing Madrid at night with all the lighting.

  • Madrid: Retiro Park 1.5-Hour Segway Tour

    3. Madrid: Retiro Park 1.5-Hour Segway Tour

    Climb aboard a self-balancing Segway to explore the most beautiful park in Madrid. Start with an introduction to the electric vehicles, and once you are comfortable on the Segway, glide over to the so-called "Barrio de las Letras" ("Literary Quarter") where some of Spain’s major literary figures, such as Cervantes and Lope de Vega, used to live. Journey down Calle de las Huertas to reach the Prado Museum, a world-famous temple of art. Then, follow your guide past one of the most beautiful churches in Madrid. See the magnificent facade of the Iglesia de los Jerónimos before arriving at Retiro Park. Ride around the park for about 40 minutes and see landmarks such as the lovely pond, Crystal Palace and monument representing Lucifer's fall from Heaven. Enjoy the relaxing sensation of gliding along the park's large avenues. Depart the park and make your way back to the start point, passing ...

    It was awesome, 3 of the guys that went with me quickly got a handle of the segways ..but me, but our guide was expectacular and handled his and mine at the same time. Super cool guy who was also very knowledgeable about history, the park beautiful. Loved every minute.

  • Madrid: Buggy Tour of the City

    4. Madrid: Buggy Tour of the City

    Begin your exciting adventure at Plaza Mayor. Discover the fascinating city of Madrid in comfort as you ride in a buggy. Travel into the center of the city and experience the origin of the growth of Madrid. Tour the whole of the city, as you visit sites such as Puerta del Sol, El Retiro Park, the National Library of Spain, Plaza de Santa Ana, Basilica of San Francisco el Grande, the Royal Palace of Madrid, Plaza de la Villa, and many more. Learn about the history of the famous city, as your expert, friendly guide tells you about the fascinating monuments you will see. Take in breathtaking views of the best that Madrid has to offer.  Alternatively, choose the Cool City Tour option and go off the beaten track to see the more contemporary sights. Feel the city's pulse and dive into the street art scene, youth culture, and social trends. Pass by La Latina, Chueca and Malasaña.

    Jorge was flexible to our needs. We had some top requests. But we did the hits list and so much more!!!

  • Madrid: 3-Hour Highlights Bike Tour

    5. Madrid: 3-Hour Highlights Bike Tour

    Pick up your bike and listen to a short explanation of how to ride the bike safely. Embark on your 3-hour cycling tour which encompasses convenient cycle paths, pedestrian zones, and parks so you won't have to navigate dangerous traffic. Begin the tour by heading to the literal center of Spain at the Puerta del Sol where you will see the 0km sign. Then, cross into the Malasaña neighborhood in the direction Plaza de España. Pass by the statues from the book Don Quixote written by Cervantes. There will be various stops to take photos and take a break to have a drink. The guide frequently stops at places of interest and will tell you stories or anecdotes behind what you see. The guide will also share his personal experiences of his time living in Madrid. Next, cycle into Parque del Oeste to see the Egypt Templo Debod. Here you can enjoy great views over the west side of Madrid and you mig...

    The tour was really nice. The guide had a very good knowledge about the city, was extremely friendly and could explain things well. Bikes are very good and pretty new. All was functioning.

  • 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 Chue...

    Our guide was Alex and he was very knowledgeable about Madrid. He took us to some very interesting places and gave us lots of ideas of where to visit.

  • Madrid: Secrets of Retiro Park 2-Hour Walking Tour

    7. Madrid: Secrets of Retiro Park 2-Hour Walking Tour

    Meet the professional guide at Puerta de la Independencia and embark on a journey through the 290-acre park, learning the history of the statue of Alfonso XII, the Crystal Palace, the Great Pond, the Parterre, the Felipe IV Gate, the Royal Astronomical Observatory, and the Artichoke Fountain along the way. You will also see the San Isidro ruins from the Romanesque period and contemplate architectural, sculptural, and landscape ensembles constructed between the 17th and 21st centuries. Learn how the Retiro was used as an urban park in 1767 when Carlos III agreed to use it for recreational events and in 1868 was taken under the ownership of the Madrid City Hall. During the French invasion, a big part of the original layout was destroyed and vestiges from the 17th and 18th centuries still remain.

  • Madrid: 1.5-Hour Retiro Park Guided Walking Tour

    8. Madrid: 1.5-Hour Retiro Park Guided Walking Tour

    Take a detailed tour of the park with an expert professional guide. El Retiro is the main park in the city of Madrid, a favorite place among both locals and visitors. Wwalk, run, visit historical monuments, see exhibitions, relax with friends or simply enjoy a stop for lunch. El Retiro has more than 19,000 trees of 167 different species, a lake and a variety of different sculptures, important buildings, and gardens that make the park one of the most famous parks in the world and one of the main attractions of Madrid. On this tour, your guide will take you on a route through El Retiro's most famous sites such as the Crystal Palace, the Philip IV Gate, as well as some sites that are not listed in the guides. At the end of the visit, your guide will recommend things to do such as relax on the grass, enjoy an ice cream or even rent a boat and explore the famous lake of the park.

    A fantastic guide, and turned out to be a private tour for the 4 of us. Excellent walking pace, great itinerary and a lovely visit to the park. Highly recommend.

  • Madrid: Retiro Park Guided Tour and Tapas Tasting

    9. Madrid: Retiro Park Guided Tour and Tapas Tasting

    Embark on a route through El Retiro's most famous sites such as the Crystal Palace and the Philip IV Gate, as well as some places that are not listed in guidebooks. Pick up insight from your knowledgeable guide along the way. El Retiro has more than 19,000 trees of 167 different species, a lake, and a variety of different sculptures, important buildings, and gardens that make the park one of the most famous in the world and one of the main attractions in Madrid. Then, enjoy a tapas tasting in one of the most important restaurants in Madrid. You will have the opportunity to taste several tapas typical of Spanish cuisine. Spain is internationally renowned for its gastronomy and is proud of its rich culture and culinary history. Discover the traditional tapas of Spain and experience Madrid's unique food culture like a local.

  • Madrid: Literary Quarter & Retiro Park Electric Bike Tour

    10. Madrid: Literary Quarter & Retiro Park Electric Bike Tour

    Escape the busy city streets of Madrid and enjoy a 2 or 3-hour electric bike tour of Retiro Park. Discover the green lungs of the city in the heart of its arts and museum district. Cycle a green oasis in the heart of the city, and glide gracefully down the "Barrio de las Letras" (Literature Quarter). Learn more about some of Spain’s major literary figures, such as Cervantes and Lope de Vega. Continue to the Prado Museum via Calle de las Huertas. Admire the façade of Spain’s temple of Spanish art and pass through the Prado promenade, where you'll find the art triangle. See one of the most beautiful churches in Madrid as you pass the Iglesia de los Jerónimos. Once inside the park, discover a lovely pond, a crystal palace, and a monument to the “Fallen Angel” one of the only sculptures of the Devil. Apart from its monuments, Retiro Park is an ideal place to experience an electric bike. A...

    Good experience. Interesting to learn the rules of cyclists on the road. Guide Javier was a nice host.

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What people are saying about Retiro Park

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 497 reviews

It was awesome, 3 of the guys that went with me quickly got a handle of the segways ..but me, but our guide was expectacular and handled his and mine at the same time. Super cool guy who was also very knowledgeable about history, the park beautiful. Loved every minute.

Fantastic tour! Our guide was knowledgeable, passionate and enthusiastic. This tour enabled is to get an overview of Madrid highlights and then decide what we wanted to explore further. I absolutely recommend this tour!

The tour was really nice. The guide had a very good knowledge about the city, was extremely friendly and could explain things well. Bikes are very good and pretty new. All was functioning.

we got the 8pm tour . it was great seeing Madrid at night with all the lighting.

Great overall tour of Madrid! Saw so much with great detail!