Prado Museum private guided tour

Art & Culture

Mercedes G.

Madrid
English, Portuguese, Spanish (Native)
3 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 6 people

The Prado Museum is Madrid’s top cultural site and one of the world’s greatest art galleries: we'll learn about the museum’s history as we walk around admiring the artworks on a personalized tour. We'll marvel at the splendor of the masterpieces painted by the great European genius artists such as Bosch, Raphael, Durero, Titian, Tintoretto, El Greco and Rubens. We'll cover all the must-see paintings of the Spanish artists like “Las Meninas” by Velázquez and Goya’s unmissable “The Nude Maja".

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

Goya Statue at Prado Museum entrance on Felipe IV (Calle de Felipe IV) street

Flemish School

Rogier van der Weyden, Joachim Patinir, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, famous "The Garden of Earthly Delights" by Hieronymus Bosch and others

Italian School: Renaissance

Fra Angelico, Antonello da Messina, Andrea Mantegna, Raphael and others

Albrecht Durer

Late Renaissance and Mannerism

Titian, Tintoretto, El Greco

European Baroque and Spanish Golden Age

Velázquez's masterpieces: "Las Meninas", "The Triumph of Bacchus", "The Fable of Arachne" and much more, Ribera, Zurbarán, Murillo, Van Dyck, Rubens

19th Century

Goya's masterpieces: “The Executions”, "The Nude Maja and The Clothed Maja", "The Black Paintings", Sorolla and other important Spanish painters

Ending Point

Prado Museum café and gift shop

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee

What‘s not included

Museum tickets (general tickets: 15 Euros )

Hotel pick-up (possible to add under request)

Tips

Important Information

Feel free to check availability for tours and trip arrangements with me, and other cities where I can guide you if you pay my transportation fee.

Photography and filming are not permitted inside the exhibitions. Covid-19 measures: the cloak room is temporary not available and it's not possible to enter the museum with big backpacks. It's mandatory to wear face mask during the visit and pass a temperature control.

This exclusive 3 hours private guided tour to Prado Museum is a 100% personalized experience and the best and pleasant way to enjoy its fabulous collection.

The Prado Museum of Madrid is an international reference museum of European painting and the most important art gallery.

Discover its delights and get to know all about the masterpieces housed inside in an enjoyable tailored visit in depth where you can get all the answers to your questions from me as an expert guide, art lover and history buff.

We’ll cover all the must-see paintings between the more than 1.300 works displayed, along the evolution of painting techniques.

The Prado Museum gallery is based in the best of the collections of the ruling dynasties in Spain, basically paintings from the XV to XIX century.

We’ll learn about influential European artists and get a perspective on Spain's incredible art history through amazing tales about the artworks such as sculptures, paintings, and unique genius’ artists styles.

We’ll discover the museum’s history while walking around admiring its dazzling display of works by the major Italian and Flemish artists

such as Bosch, Raphael, Durero, Titian, Tintoretto, El Greco, Rubens, and others, housed in an 18th-century Neo-Classical building that opened as a museum in 1819 with a recent modern extension allowing more of them to be displayed.

We’ll get to understand all that the artists wanted to explain with their work, their lives, and circumstances hidden behind the paintings, and also the historic moment where they were created.

Taking a trip through the eyes of Spanish painters allows to learn about Spanish history in an immersive experience, marveling us at the splendor of Golden Age’s masters such as Velázquez, Ribera, Murillo, to end with Goya and Sorolla.

Tour length: 3 hours (am or pm)

For 1 or 2 travellers please contact me to discuss price.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time
$200/ per group

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