Guided tour

Salamanca: Monterrey Palace Guided Tour

Activity provider: Palacio de Monterrey

Salamanca: Monterrey Palace Guided Tour

Activity provider: Palacio de Monterrey
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From US$ 7.15 per person

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Discover the secrets of the Monterrey Palace in Salamanca. Learn about the families who have lived there from an expert guide, and admire an exquisite collection of art and furniture.

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Duration 1 hour
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Audio guide included
English, Spanish, French

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the history of the Monterrey Palace from an expert guide
  • View an important collection important collection of art by José de Ribera, Alonso Sánchez Coello and Carreño de Miranda
  • Learn about an impressive example of Spanish Renaissance architecture
Full description
Discover the secrets of the Palace of Monterrey on a tour with an expert guide. Learn about the Monterrey family who first lived there and the House of Alba who owns it now. Visit their most intimate quarters, including rooms that they use daily. Marvel at an important collection of art and furniture while enjoying a fusion of music, voices, and images. Finish the tour with a panoramic view of Salamanca from one of its fortified towers. For a more comprehensive experience, select the tour that includes the kitchens and servants' quarters for the chance to see the palace through the eyes of the staff throughout history. Discover their way of life by walking through the corridor of servant rooms and other areas that are still used by Palace staff today. Stop by the kitchen where you’ll discover some of the recipes favored by the House of Alba.
Includes
  • Expert live guide
  • Audio guide
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    It is essential to arrive 10 minutes before your assigned tour time. You must exchange your voucher at the ticket counter before the tour begins.

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    The palace itself is very interesting and worth a visit, but there was no mention that the visit would be done with an audioguide only. The discription of the visit mentions a live tour and we did not get one.

    August 1, 2022

    Product ID: 400694