Royal Palace, Madrid, Spain

Duration: 5 Days

Madrid Explorer

Spain’s capital city has much to offer school group and is the perfect location for both Spanish and Art students. The city is famous for its Art with works by Spanish artists including Goya and Velázques. This tour explores the cities beautiful buildings such as the Royal Palace and the iconic art galleries of the Museo Rein Sofia and Musei de Prado.

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All about the Madrid Explorer.

The Edventure Travel Package

All Edventure Travel trips and tours can be customised to your personal requirements, this sample tour is designed to give you inspiration for your own trip. When you are ready to start planning, get in touch and we can design a bespoke package tour for your group. We will always make clear what is included and excluded in your quotation.

Fully Protected

Your trip will be fully protected through our membership of the ABTOT and ABTA. Furthermore, Edventure Travel has its own ATOL licence ensuring that you have complete protection when taking a flight. Edventure Travel offers travel insurance that can be included in your trip to give you protection in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

Customised for you

All tours are 100% customised to suit your group. We believe that every group should be treated individually, it’s your tour after all. If you want to add something that is not featured on our website just let us know and we will work with you to develop an itinerary to meet your needs.

Out of Hours Contact

In the unlikely event that you encounter problems whilst on tour, there will always be someone at the end of the phone to assist with any situation.

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The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Return Flights
  • All travel when at your destination
  • Accommodation based on bed and breakfast with students in multi-bedded rooms
  • Teachers free of charge sharing twin rooms
  • All meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • All activities mentioned in the itinerary unless otherwise stated
  • Travel Insurance
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Single Room Supplements
  • Personal Expenditure
  • Overseas departure taxes if applicable
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • UK Coach Transfers
  • Full Time Tour Director
  • Activities not mentioned
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Luggage in the hold of the aircraft
  1. Day 1 Depart the UK

    Take your flight from the UK to Madrid. Meet your coach and driver upon arrival and transfer to your hotel.

  2. Day 2 Madrid

    Spend the full day in Madrid where you will have a walking tour in the morning. Visit the Royal Palace and then in the afternoon the fantastic art gallery Musei de Prado.

  3. Day 3 Madrid

    Today you can walk to Herzog & de Meuron’s Caixaforum and then onto Museo Rein Sofia. Alternatively, you could spend the full day in the Warner Bros Theme Park.

  4. Day 4 Madrid

    Spend the day in Madrid at leisure. Choose to add an additional excursion for today.

  5. Day 5 Travel Home

    Travel to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Bernabeu Stadium, Spain
Royal Palace, Madrid, Spain
  1. Madrid Royal Palace Madrid

    The Royal Palace of Madrid is the official residence of the Spanish royal family, although it is now only used for state ceremonies and the royal family live in a more modest building, at the Palace of Zarzuela on the outskirts of Madrid. The palace has several rooms which are regularly open to the public except during state functions. Art students will love the interior of the palace, which displays art treasures and paintings by artists such as CaravaggioJuan de FlandesFrancisco de Goya, and Velázquez. Your students can also view the other collections of artistic and historical importance including the Royal Armoury of Madrid, porcelain, watches, furniture, silverware, and the world’s only complete Stradivarius string quintet.

  2. Museo del Prado Madrid

    Your school group could visit Spain’s main national art museum, Museo del Prado, and discover masterpieces by Velázquez, Rubens, Goya, El Greco. This museum is considered to have one of the world’s finest collections of European art, dating from the 12th century to the early 20th century. The collection comprises around 8,200 drawings, 7,600 paintings, 4,800 prints, and 1,000 sculptures, in addition to many other works of art and historic documents. The best-known work on display at the museum is ‘Las Meninas’ by Velázquez.

  3. Museo Reina Sofia Madrid

    Museo Reina Sofia is Spain’s national museum of 20th-century art and displays excellent collections of Spain’s two greatest 20th-century masters, Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí. The most famous masterpiece in the museum is Picasso’s painting ‘Guernica’. The museum offers a mixture of national and international temporary exhibitions in its many galleries, making it one of the world’s largest museums for modern and contemporary art.

  4. Santiago Bernabéu Stadium Madrid

    The Santiago Bernabéu Stadium is a football stadium in Madrid, Spain and has been the home stadium of Real Madrid since its completion in 1947. It is one of the world’s most famous football venues.  It has hosted four of the European Cup/UEFA Champions League finals, the 1964 European Nations’ Cup final and the 1982 FIFA World Cup, making it the first stadium in Europe to host both a UEFA Euro final and a FIFA World Cup final.

  1. Cultural experience

    Students will experience a different culture and gain an understanding of other nationalities, principles and values.

  2. Self-development

    This trip offers students the opportunity to develop their independence and self-confidence by putting themselves into a new environment.

  3. Social Interactions

    School trips can offer the opportunity for students to develop their relationships and interactions with others.

  4. Enthusiasm

    This trip can help develop a student’s motivation for the subject and inspire them when back in the classroom due to personal experience.

  5. Knowledge and Perspective

    Personal experience and close interactions with these locations can help students understand the subject and put it into perspective.

  6. Pupil Engagement

    A trip can make a students engage with a subject and become more positive about a subject.

  7. Team Building

    Students will work together in an unfamiliar environment and rely on each other for help.

  8. Hands-on Learning

    Educating through a school trip can create a better understanding of a subject with hands-on learning. Students are engaged, enthusiastic and observant.

  9. Reward

    This trip can be a reward trip for students that have studied hard over the course of the year and can give them a well-deserved break with their friends.

  10. History

    This tour is great for history students, giving them an insight into the events that took place and a sense of what it was like during this period in history.

  11. Geography

    Discover the Geological features of this amazing country where students will see the power of earths natural forces.

  12. Languages

    Students can practise their language skills when exploring this fascinating country.

  13. Religion

    This tour provides and insight into the religious beliefs of the country and explores their values and principles.

  14. Art

    Take an in-depth look at the Art of this fantastic destination where students can get up close and be inspired by world famous displays.

  15. Science

    Inspire students with interactive science attractions on this tour.

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Royal Palace, Madrid, Spain
All our accommodation is provided through tried and tested suppliers that work well with different types of groups, including schools, colleges and social groups. We work with our agents in each country to provide the best accommodation suited to your group. This can depend on the time of year that you travel, your group size and type, the cities that you will travel to, accessibility and price. We will always discuss with you what your preferences are and give examples of the accommodation that we can offer.