Going to Madrid would not be complete without touring the city. And you won’t have to go out touring the city alone if you don’t want to. There are many Madrid tours happening everyday at almost every few hours of the day.
Why Go on Guided Madrid Sightseeing Tours
The good thing about going on guided Madrid sightseeing tours is convenience. You would not have to plan the entire trip. You only have to choose a tour that covers the most places you want to see. You won’t have to worry about transportation because that’s already covered.
Going on guided Madrid sightseeing tours lets you learn more about each place you visit. With a guide, the history and the essence of each place is described. All you have to do is take in the great view and listen as the guide goes on and on about the places you visit.
At times, it’s even less expensive to take one of those guided Madrid sightseeing tours too. Since there are usually many of you in each trip, the fees actually come out cheaper.
The Different Madrid Sightseeing Tours
One of the most popular sightseeing tours is by bus. If you want a flexible tour around Madrid you can easily take those Hop-on-hop-off sightseeing buses. You have an option between taking the whole tour and getting on and off the bus throughout the day. This only has a tape recorded voice as your guided though.
There are also bus tours with real guides. They also take you to the most important sites in Madrid including the Plaza de Castilla, Plaza de Espana and Puerta de Alcala.
There are also more tours specially designed to educate you on the structures and their pasts. These would most typically past by the Royal Palace.
If you are soccer fan, a guided tour to the home of the Real Madrid would be of interest to you. You will get a chance to tour the ins and outs of the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. You even get to see the lockers, the trophy room and the tunnel.
If you want to learn about the Tapa culture in Madrid, you should take the walking tour. Your guide will take you to different restaurants, bars and cafés. You will learn what the menu offers and get a taste of the different tapas around the city. Of course, beer usually goes best with tapa.
One the other hand, if your interest is one taking photos a separate tour would be more ideal for you. An expert photographer would be your guide and he will take you to the best places for taking the most amazing pictures for your trip.
But then if you want to go on your own way, go cycling and enjoy all the sights you pass by. Alternative, get a segway tour and ride the two wheel vehicle while roaming around the city.