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Prado Museum Tour & VIP Botin Lunch

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    What to Expect
    Discover the dramatic history and rich culture of Spain through two of Madrid’s most famous institutions: the Prado Museum and the Sobrino de Botín restaurant, named by the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest restaurant in the world!

    Head straight to the must-see paintings at Prado Museum (no waiting in line required!) as you discover the dramatic history of Spain through art in a fascinating and succinct 1.5 hour tour. The characters, artists and events that made these works possible will come alive as you make visit approximately 20 of the most famous artworks. You'll see works by masters like Velazquez, Goya, Bosch and Titian, and gain a firm footing to appreciate and understand each masterpiece.

    Then, after a morning the in the museum, make your way to Madrid’s gorgeous Literary Quarter and see remnants of Spain’s Golden Age. Stroll the streets that were frequented by Spain’s literary greats before diving into a century-old tavern for a traditional Madrid aperitif.

    Thirst quenched, head to the oldest restaurant in the world for a leisurely lunch complete with slow-roasted pork and red Rioja wine! Demystify the living history inside Botin, from its escape tunnels to the table still reserved for writer Ernest Hemingway, before tasting the roasted house specialty from the nearly 300+ year old ovens. You'll dine as Goya, F. Scott Fitzgerald, the Kings of Spain and others did! 
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Calle de Felipe IV, 28014 Madrid, Spain
    Departure Time
    9:45 AM
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain
    Inclusions
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Exclusive, behind-the-scenes access to the world's oldest restaurant
    • Semi-private small group tour (maximum 6 guests)
    • 3-course traditional Spanish lunch
    • Museum tour
    • Local guide
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Lunch
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Non-eating children under 5 years old do not require a ticket
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Available for vegetarians, pescatarians and gluten free with prior notice
    • Not recommended for vegans
    • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
    • Tours operate even with just 1 person booked
    • A maximum of 6 people per booking
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We were greeted by our sweet Devour tour guide Joy outside the Del Prado Museum. Joy was outstanding in the storytelling of the pieces we visited. Never a dull moment. Afterwards, we walked over to Sobrino del Botin (oldest restaurant in the world) where we...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    1  Thank 44MomGtravel15
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I didn't have the time before the trip to prepare as much as I would like, and felt a bit overwhelmed at the idea of trying to see the Prado in one morning without a good idea of what I was looking for. Luckily there...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank twonickelsoradime
    Caitlin E, Operations Manager at Devour Madrid Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

    Hi there, It sounds like you had a great trip to the Prado followed by a busy day of shopping! Ewan´s knowledge of Madrid´s history and art makes a day at the Prado feel much less daunting given the museum´s sheer size. His suggestions for...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Art and food - masterpieces of Madrid in one serving. We have only a couple of days in Madrid. Prado, as most museums, could be daunting. But the Devour tour of Prado with the added bonus of lunch at the famous Botin with Joy, our...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank Trek09648289474
    CaitDevour, Operations Manager at Devour Madrid Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hi there, Your tour of the Prado sounds like the ideal way to maximize a short visit to Madrid. It´s also true that a great guide like Joy and a small group on a beautiful day is an unbeatable combination. We´re so happy you enjoyed...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Navigating a large museum collection can be tough, especially when you have limited time to explore. I appreciated that I got to see the highlights of the museum with a knowledgeable guide who also knew the quickest route between each piece. I appreciated the small...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank JParmenter88
    CaitDevour, Operations Manager at Devour Madrid Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hola! It´s great to hear how much you enjoyed your Prado tour! The Prado can be overwhelming due to sheer size but it sounds like, with your guide ́s help, you were able to make the most of your time and enjoy the small group...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We were in Madrid for only 2 days, considering the time constraints we decided to book this tour in order to beat the queue and enjoy the highlight of Prado museum. Our guide - Joy - was wonderful. She showed us around Prado museum and...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank yuukibunny
    CaitDevour, Operations Manager at Devour Madrid Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hola! It´s great to hear that you enjoyed your tour with Devour and learned from Joy! We pride ourselves on the fact that we do get special access to Botin, the oldest restaurant in Madrid, as well as the privilege to skip the lines at...More

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    31 May 2019|
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    Response from V3919OBmarym | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, two of us went back after lunch to spend more time at the Prado. You need to have your ticket stamped before leaving to allow reentry.
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    YolandaAustin
    25 June 2018|
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    Response from 2adults4kidsKL | Reviewed this property |
    I think we spent close to 2 hours in the Prado Museum. The tour started just before 10 a.m. and lasts about 4 hours. As it ends with lunch at Botin, what time it actually ends would depend on how long you decide to take to... More
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