Explore Madrid’s most famous bullfighting ring during a one-hour audio-guided tour and learn about a tradition that has existed in Spain since Roman Times and discover how it has evolved throughout the years.
Las Ventas Bullring Tour
Walk into the impressive bullring at any time you wish between 10am and 5:30pm and begin a fascinating audio-guided tour at your own leisure. Discover the building’s emblematic areas like the terrace, the levels of seating where visitors watch the clash called “tendidos” in Spanish, climb down into the bullring, check out the paseíllo, the ceremonial entrance, the bull pen, where the bulls are kept before the fight and learn about the cuadrilla, the team who assist the bullfighters.
Find out about one of the country’s most renowned traditions while you explore Las Ventas, a beautiful example of Neo-Moorish style. Then, visit the Bullfighting Museum of Madrid that houses impressive works of art and bullfighting dresses. You’ll also discover Spain’s most well-known bullfighters like Manolete.
Information about Las Ventas
Las Ventas Bullring has a seating capacity of 23,797. It is the largest bullring in Spain, built in 1929 and was formerly called Las Ventas del Espíritu Santo. It is considered the most important bullring in the world by fans of the tradition.
Las Ventas Bullring opens every day from 10:30 am – 2:30pm. On bullfight days, Ventas closes 4 hours before the show. Las Ventas is closed 25 December, 1 and 6 January. The Bullring will close at 2:30pm on 24 December.
Las Ventas Tour
Students and SeniorsUS$ 14.10
Children 5-12 years oldUS$ 7
Children less than 5 years oldFree
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more
Tours or activities will not consist of more than 25 people per group.
A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.
Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.
At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 75% of the total maximum capacity.
Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
Alcoholic drinks are not available.
The activity takes place with an audioguide in in english.
Entrance to Las Ventas Bullring.
Audio guide in English and other languages.
When to book?
You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
Most areas are accessible. Accessible toilets. An accompanying person is required. This must be indicated in the reservation.
All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more
No single-use plastics are used.
The show represents local culture.
The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.
No printing of documentation required.
Promotes local employment.
Has a gender equality policy.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
If you have any other questions please contact us.
Calle Alcalá, 237.