This ‘Madrid Runseeing’ tour passes the top highlights in the city. Madrid has a fascinating history, evident in its architectural heritage and 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 (dating back to 1540 and considered to be the first tree-lined avenue in a European capital) to view the CaixaForum Madrid, one of Madrid’s latest cultural and architectural stars, and The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. Further along this loop, you’ll visit numerous cathedrals, plazas, and city parks. Plazas and City Parks. You’ll also pass the Royal Palace of Madrid, see Museo Cerralbo and run through Plaza de España (recently improved with cars routed underground and the planting of 1,000 trees). 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.
Video Highlights: Sights, Retiro Park, Riverside (42 min.)
- 7.5 km (4.7 miles) loop
- 250 feet
- Museo Nacional de Prado
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