Madrid, Spain

Madrid Sights Tour

This is sort of a ‘Madrid Highlights’ Tour. Madrid has a fascinating history as the capital of one of the world’s greatest empires. This history is reflected throughout the city by the large collection of architectural heritage, spread throughout the city. There are grand, wide boulevards laid out on a broad scale. This route follows some of Madrid’s historic and major avenues through several of Madrid’s most important sites. Starting at the famous Prado Museum, follow Paseo del Prado to view the CaixaForum Madrid, one of Madrid’s latest cultural and architectural stars, and The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Spain’s National Museum of 20th-Century Art. Further along this loop, you will be entranced with the grand architecture of numerous Cathedrals along with various Plazas and City Parks. Along the way, you will pass Royal Palace of Madrid, see Museo Cerralbo and run through Plaza de España. As you loop back towards Paseo del Prado, you will reach one of the most beautiful grand squares in Madrid, Plaza de Cibeles. turn right to run towards the Fountain of Apollo back to the start.

Essentials
  • 4.7 mile loop
  • 250 feet
  • Museo Nacional de Prado