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Palacio de Cristal: Our most recommended tours and activities

Madrid: Palaces and Statues Segway Tour in Retiro Park

1. Madrid: Palaces and Statues Segway Tour in Retiro Park

An unforgettable Segway experience that will take us through the most famous park in Madrid. Discover its history and legends. A route that allows us to immerse ourselves in the greenest area of Madrid, the Retiro Park. We will know the stories and legends that keep its palaces and statues. We will contemplate its wonderful vegetation, the pond, the Crystal Palace or the statue of the Fallen Angel. A tour full of stories and legends in the middle of nature in the center of Madrid. Like all our tours, it includes a Segway monitor, training (included within the tour time) and safety material. Come with us to see one of the great green area of Madrid, as well as learn the history behind it. An unforgettable experience where you can get to know in a short time the most important places in the center of Madrid. our experienced guides will also be able to recommend the best places to visit in Madrid. We will provide you with a map, free mineral water and you can use our free luggage storage service. Only for Getyourguide clients.

Madrid: Retiro Park Professional Photoshoot

2. Madrid: Retiro Park Professional Photoshoot

Turn your visit into a memory that will last a lifetime with a photoshoot session at Retiro Park, a green oasis in the heart of Madrid. Let your professional photographer who knows all the best angles take snapshots of you outside this stunning landmark, famous for its gardens, trees, and monuments. Meet your photographer for your candid photographs. Bring your smile and follow the instructions of your professional photographer to get some great shots. Enjoy the thrill of a private photo shoot in the heart of Madrid at this iconic location featuring sculptures, fountains, and rose gardens. Get your picture taken alone or with the special people in your life. Be sent a personal link to your pictures within 48 hours. View and download the high-resolution images on your own device.

Madrid: Must-See Landmarks & Attractions Self-Guided Tour

3. Madrid: Must-See Landmarks & Attractions Self-Guided Tour

Explore Madrid at your own rhythm through this captivating interactive walking tour game. As you wander the city on foot, you'll have loads of fun by taking on a range of thrilling challenges, ensuring maximum excitement and fun! Find sights: You will use hints to find the best sights and hidden gems throughout the city. The map function in the app will help you get there. Solve questions: Once you’ve arrived at the place you’re looking for, you’ll be asked questions about the sight. Most of the time, the answers are hidden in signs, pictures, etc. A great and fun way to learn new things about the city. Have fun: During the adventure, you can also expect exciting photo tasks that require a lot of creativity. If you master the snapshots, you will be rewarded with points. Along the way, you’ll reach amazing places like the "Palacio de Cibeles", "Puerta de Alcalá", "Parque del Retiro", "Palacio de Cristal" and many more exciting sights in the neighbourhood. After you book the game, you’ll get a game code via email with instructions on how to play. Head to the “Banco de España Metro Station" and use the code to unlock the game in the app. The tour ends at the Fountain of the Fallen Angel. The experience is not limited in time. You can explore the city at your own pace and take breaks. Just download the Explorial-App, go to the starting point, and you’re ready to start with the game. The tour lasts on average about 1-2 hours.

Madrid: Secrets of Retiro Park 2-Hour Walking Tour

4. 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.

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What people are saying about Palacio de Cristal

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 9 reviews

We arrived earlier to the meeting point We received a nice welcome and were instructed about the vehicles We went on a private tour for two and a guide The route was amazing and we received professional guidance along the route I really liked it and recommend it to anyone who comes to Madrid avi

Nuestra guía, Diana, nos dio información exhaustiva e interesante, no solo del parque y sus alrededores, sino también de Madrid y España. El parque tiene hermosos rincones llenos de historia.