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Skip the line: Prado Museum Monolingual Guided Tour

4.2 (36)
Madrid, ES

Skip the line: Prado Museum Monolingual Guided Tour

4.2 (36)
Madrid, ES
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Experience the cultural heart of Madrid with the Skip the Line: Prado Museum Monolingual Guided Tour. Immerse yourself in the rich history and artistic masterpieces of this renowned museum. Let the expert local guide take you on a journey through time as you discover the secrets and stories behind each piece of artwork. Learn about the personal lives of the painters and how it influenced their works. The Prado Museum is a reflection of Spain's development throughout the years, offering a deeper understanding of the country's cultural history. With a total duration of 90 minutes, you will have ample time to explore the museum and appreciate its extraordinary collection of European art dating from the 12th to the early 20th century. Don't miss this opportunity to enrich your stay in Madrid and create unforgettable memories.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Included
  • 1 hours 30 minutes
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Guided tour inside the Prado Museum
  • Learn about the secrets and history of the artwork
  • Explore the world-renowned collection of European art
  • Listen to fascinating stories about the painters' personal lives
  • Get a deeper understanding of Spain's cultural history
  • Professional official guide
  • Entrance to the temporary collection
  • Entrance to the permanent collection
  • Hotel pick up and drop off

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The Skip the line: Prado Museum Monolingual Guided Tour is an essential experience for art lovers and history enthusiasts visiting Madrid. As the National Art Museum, Prado Museum boasts a remarkable collection that chronicles the development of Spain during the years. Led by a professional local guide, this tour offers the opportunity to explore the museum's vast artistic treasures while delving into the secrets behind each artwork. The guide will also share intriguing anecdotes about the personal lives of the painters and how these influences are reflected in their masterpieces. Immerse yourself in the cultural history of Spain and gain a deeper understanding of the country through its artistic heritage.

What to expect?

During this 90-minute tour, you can expect a comprehensive exploration of the Prado Museum's most significant artworks. The expert guide will lead you through the museum, providing insightful commentary on each piece and its historical context. Discover renowned masterpieces by celebrated artists such as Velázquez, Goya, El Greco, and Bosch. As you wander through the museum's halls, you'll witness the evolution of European art from the 12th to the early 20th century. Prepare to be captivated by the rich tapestry of artistic expression that represents both Spain's cultural heritage and the broader European art scene.

Who is this for?

The Skip the line: Prado Museum Monolingual Guided Tour is suitable for all art and history enthusiasts, whether you're a seasoned connoisseur or just starting your exploration of the art world. This tour caters to travelers who want to gain a deeper understanding of Spanish art and culture. It is an ideal activity for solo travelers, couples, families, and groups alike. Don't miss this opportunity to uncover the hidden stories behind the world-famous masterpieces featured in the Prado Museum.

Why book this?

By booking this guided tour, you are guaranteeing an enriching and engaging experience at the Prado Museum. With a professional local guide by your side, you'll gain unique insights into the paintings, sculptures, and artifacts that make up the museum's collection. The tour will shed light on the historical significance of each artwork, allowing you to appreciate them on a deeper level. Moreover, by skipping the long lines, you'll save valuable time and have more opportunities to immerse yourself in the museum's extraordinary offerings. This tour ensures a memorable and fulfilling visit to one of Madrid's most revered cultural institutions.

Good to know

The meeting point for the tour is the Statue of Velazquez, where you will be greeted by your guide holding a sign of Amigo Tours. From there, you will walk to the museum's entrance together with your guide. The tour lasts for approximately 90 minutes, during which you'll have the chance to explore the highlights of the Prado Museum. After the tour concludes, you are welcome to stay at the museum and continue discovering its treasures at your own pace. Immerse yourself in the art, history, and cultural heritage of Spain during this captivating experience at the Prado Museum.


Feedback from individuals who have taken the Skip the line: Prado Museum Monolingual Guided Tour consistently praises the knowledgeable and passionate guides. Visitors have expressed their appreciation for the detailed historical insights and stories shared during the tour, making the artworks come alive. Many reviewers have highlighted the convenience of skipping the long lines and the efficiency of the guided tour in maximizing their time at the museum. Overall, customers have been highly satisfied with the experience, considering it a must-do activity while in Madrid.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Paseo del Prado

(Pass by)

From the statue of Velázquez, you will walk to the museum's entrance together with your guide, who will later explain to you everything about this important art gallery.

Prado National Museum

The Prado Museum is the main Spanish National Art Museum and is widely considered to have one of the world's finest collections of European art, dating from the 12th century to the early 20th century, based on the former Spanish Royal Collection, and the single best collection of Spanish art. Let your guide explain everything on a full guided visit inside the museum. You will learn about the secrets and history that the Prado Museum hosts, as well as about the master pieces it comprises.

Admission Included



4.2 (36)


Great tour and excellent guiding by Helena. Maybe is need more time for this tour because Prado Museum is too big and waiting in line for entrance should be skippes for the groups.


Tourist guide was excellent . Very organized , Elena was very friendly and professional. Great knowledge for the museum


We had a tour with Helena and it was just great. She has huge knowledge and she transfer it to us in an excellent way. I was so happy and will join her to another tour.


Very professional and enthusiastic guide. She was very helpful too.( Her name is Helena Del Pozo.) She highlighted the most interesting historical details too.


This tour is a excellent introduction to the art in the museum. Our tour guide Carla showed us specific artists and explained their significance in Spanish art. It was nice that you could go back and see other parts of the museum on your own once the tour was complete. Make sure to see the Tintoretto painting of Christ washing the disciples feet. The painting changes as you view it from right to left.


We did the Reina Sofía and Prado tour with Helena, she is awesome! She adapted her message even to my kids for them to enjoy the session, and was wonderful! She was also taking care of everyone. Extremely passionate with her role. Will repeat for sure next time in Madrid!


They cancelled our tour less than a day before we were supposed to go. They refunded our money, but the damage was done. We had no tour of the Prado and it messed with our entire schedule for the day. Also, because of exchange rate fluctuations, we lost money.


We did the two hour Prado museum tour that meets at 9:45 AM through GoCity Madrid with a short female with short dark hair (Leon). There was a party of 4 and a party of 2, so we thought that we would be able to see a lot with a small group. The tour guide was with 2 other guides, so we thought, hey maybe even more attention. Unfortunately, despite reserving the timed tour in advance, she did not buy the tickets until that morning and waited in line. Unfortunately we then had to wait in another line to go through security, resulting in us not entering the exhibit until 10:30. If she bought the timed tickets in advance, which is expected as this tour had to be reserved in advance for a specific time, the security and ticket line would have been much shorter. Why have us come early at 9:45 if you are not prepared? She discussed 6 paintings in the entire Prado, which has thousands of paintings and the tour ended early at 11:30, despite starting late. I would not recommend this tour. It was poor value.


The tour was an excellent overview of the highlights of the Prado. Our guide was able to show us the most precious pieces of the gallery and describe them in detail.


Disorganized guides for too many people. When I asked who was the English guide, I was told it was the woman, then it changed to one of the men. The tour didn't start until about 30-40 mins later. Then our guide would spend such a long time describing details on one painting then would say, later you should see these other paintings. The Prado is full of great masterpieces, I felt that we were shown too few with too much time spent on a handful of them. Midway through, half of our group left because the tour and guide were so bad.
Collected by Evendo, Tripadvisor & Viator
2024-04-17 00:13