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Retiro Park & Cibeles Palace Observatory Tour
Activities in Madrid

Retiro Park & Cibeles Palace Observatory Tour

  • English and Spanish English and Spanish
  • 2 hours 30 minutes

Admire the impressive views of Madrid from the unique viewpoint and visit one of the most important corners of the capital with this Retiro Park & Cibeles Palace Observatory Tour.

Retiro Park & Cibeles Palace Observatory Tour

At 12 pm we'll meet at the Palacio de Cibeles entrance, the former Telecommunications Palace and Madrid's current City Hall. Our tour will begin in front of this majestic building that will reveal two of the Spanish capital's most precious treasures.

As soon as you step inside the Cibeles Palace, constructed in 1919 in what at that time belonged to the Buen Retiro Park gardens, you'll understand its importance thanks to the building's innovative architecture.

We'll also go up to the viewpoint, to see some of the best views of the city. The Gran Vía, the Glass Gallery dome, the Telefónica building, the España building... Madrid at your feet!

Following on, we'll go to the Retiro Park, which holds over 400 years of history and boasts being the most important green area in Madrid. We'll walk through the park discovering its abundant past, closely linked to the Count-Duke of Olivares. 

During the tour through the Retiro, we'll admire the beautiful lake, the Galapagos Fountain, the Fallen Angel and the Glass Palace, which will become your favourite corner of the city!

The tour will end at 2:30 pm in the Retiro Park.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • 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.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear gloves throughout its duration.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 50% of their maximum capacity.
  • At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 30% of the total maximum capacity.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
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Price

Adults Children between 3 and 11 years old Children under 3 years old
Tour in English
US$ 23.60
US$ 21.30
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 23.60
  • Children between 3 and 11 years old

    US$ 21.30
  • Children under 3 years old

    Free

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Duration

2 hours 30 minutes.

Language English and Spanish

This is a bilingual (English/Spanish) guided tour.

Included

English speaking guide.

Climb to Cibeles Palace observatory deck.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (Madrid local time).

Digital voucher

We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.

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 still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 23.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Palacio de Cibeles.